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Fat Olives

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30 South Street, Emsworth PO10 7EH, England
+44 1243 377914
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Chichester, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A second excellent meal in 6 months and we'll be back. A small dining area, not overcrowded with tables (so not noisy) and a warm but not intrusive welcome and service style. But the headline has to be the excellent flavour combinations - I had the local black bream with fennel and pink grapefruit and he had beef fillet with... More 

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

What do you want from a restaurant ? Warm welcome check. Lovely ambience check. Attentive but discreet staff check. Great innovative cooking check. Food that looks as good as it tastes check. Good but not intimidating wine list check. Consistency !!! The dishes will change but the quality never seems to check Welcome to Fat Olives

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Thank Stewart G
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very good restaurant, they know it is and they do everything to keep it that way. We went in for lunch during a coastal walk in the area. Everything was perfectly cooked and presented. I had a couple of glasses of house wine which were both excellent at the price. It is a small restaurant that is... More 

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Thank David J
Fareham, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cozy little restaurant by the Quay in Emsworth. Three courses of great standard at very good price. Will be going back to try dinner menu hopefully of an evening Emsworth parking will be less annoying. Only thing that could have been better was the weather...

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's easy to run out of superlatives for this cosy restaurant which is why it's our number one choice for eating out.

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Thank Peregrine44
London
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247 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Over the years, this place has continued to operate at the very highest level. It is, easily, the best place to enjoy a meal out in Emsworth, and is recommended 100%,

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1 Thank jobetim
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Small, discreet restaurant with food made with local produce. Great choice and everything we had to as delicious. There's a sense here that they're not about the money but they are more focused on great food and a pleasurable experience.

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1 Thank rowdyfox
Southsea
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We went to Fat Olives for Valentines Dinner following recommendations from friends and were not disappointed. The staff are welcoming and courteous and the atmosphere inside is relaxing just perfect for a quiet meal. The menu was full of variety, I recommend the roast wood pigeon starter and duck breast main, they were both delightful, follow with the Sticky date... More 

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1 Thank Changmeikui
Guildford, England
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We have eaten here for many years, it's not local to us but so worth the trip, food aside which is sooooo good, Jools and Lawrence are delightful and just care.......about so many things and so many people which comes across in their food and service. Thank you to both of them for such a lovely restaurant.

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hayliing island
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Fat Olives never fails to please on every count, the food tastes divine and the presentation is a feast for the eyes and the service is always smiling and attentive, nothing is missed, just a perfect meal and a most enjoyable evening . Thank you Fat Olives.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
British, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 South Street, Emsworth PO10 7EH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Emsworth
  • Phone Number: +44 1243 377914

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?