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Calle Pintada 7, 29780 Nerja, Spain
+34 952 52 29 88
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lollipops” (34 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (37 reviews)
“sorbet” (31 reviews)
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13:00 - 16:00All hours
International, Mediterranean, Contemporary, European, Spanish, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Calle Pintada 7, 29780 Nerja, Spain
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Reviewed 9 May 2016

Oliva is between the main shopping street in Nerja, Calle Pintada and the Plaza Espagna, off a small internal courtyard. There is very convenient parking under the Plaza. A smallish terrace allows outdoor eating even in the colder months (gas heating) to complement the main...More

1  Thank Noyloj
Reviewed 9 May 2016

This was my absolute favorite dining experience of my trip and maybe my life. First, the food is delicious, modern, creative. My husband and I ordered an appetizer to split, an entree each, and a dessert to split. There were palate cleansers provided between each...More

1  Thank ernalittle
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Amazing food. Menu has something for everyone. Executed perfectly. Price is good value for the standard of cooking. Would highly recommend

2  Thank Rebecca C
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

This restaurant serves excellent unusual food perfectly presented with impeccable service. I love the added extras that definitely make you feel like it is worth paying that little bit extra for a special evening on your holiday. The staff are very knowledgeable about the wines...More

2  Thank Amberstuart
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

We had the tasting menu with accompanying wines and were not disappointed. The food was absolutely incredible and started with a parmesan lollipop and then onto a raw blue fin tuna filled avocado 'roll' and then an 'angel hair' coated prawn. The following courses and...More

2  Thank Jet Set J
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

We arrived at the restaurant which is just off the main square. I ordered a Gin & Tonic but they have a vast selection so it too sometime. It came in a very large wine glass with on plate 4 different infuses. Great fun. My...More

4  Thank Rannoch2
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

Booked a table from the UK as had seen reviews. Was very easy. Restaurant definitely deserves its number 1 status on trip advisor. Food and service were excellent, definitely recommend to others, despite being maybe a little more pricey than other places but the best...More

2  Thank Sharon E
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Took until the third trip to Nerja before we went for a meal at Oliva. Very soothing and pleasant experience and will definitely return on our next trip. We were no quite up for the tasting menu on this occasion but have noted it for...More

2  Thank JRAC1
Reviewed 2 May 2016

You really must try this restaurant - we went there twice in our week in Nerja The service and quality of food and presentation is wonderful The whole ambience is of quality - waiter service is most attentive Thoroughly recommended !

1  Thank SBW-VW
Reviewed 1 May 2016

What an experience,dinning at the very best.We had steak and the lamb and a bottle of wine.The parmesan cheese lollipops were a novel idea,but were superb.The decor of the restaurant was immaculate with a beautiful courtyard.The quality and presentation was outstanding.Staff were pleasant,friendly and very...More

1  Thank evans333
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6 October 2016|
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Response from paulj20 | Reviewed this property |
shared starter + main + shared desert + 1 bottle wine approx €40 per person
15 September 2016|
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Response from CB_Edinburgh |
The food at Oliva is delicious and it is modern and sophisticated. My daughter loves eating at lots of the more upmarket restaurants in Nerja but this one she struggles with as the food is different in its preparation and... More
23 September 2015|
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Response from Zodalmighty | Reviewed this property |
Our server told a couple beside us that they are only closed Christmas day
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 38 - USD 55
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
13:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 16:00
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13:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Pintada 7, 29780 Nerja, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Nerja
  • Phone Number: +34 952 52 29 88
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Restaurant with a modern creative Andalusian cuisine, with a solid traditional base but constantly experimenting with new tastes, textures, techniques and products. The wine list includes wines from all around Spain. The restaurant is very close to Balcón de Europa, in the center of Nerja and has a private sunny terrace.
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