Olea Social

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Average Price
££££ - £50 - £79
Cuisines
Mediterranean
Ambience
Cool, Cosy, Lively, Widely spaced tables
Food Occasions
All day dining, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Late night dining, Lunch
Alfresco And Views
Outside seating
Special Features
Counter dining, Vegan options, Vegetarian options
Perfect for
Birthdays, Celebrations, Child friendly, Dates, Group dining [8+], Romantic, Special occasions

About

Whether it be a long lunch with the work lot, a birthday get-together or solo dinner, Olea Social is the kind of restaurant that caters for anything. With a fabulous location on Upper Saint Martins Lane, it's right in the thick of the West End, making it an easy haunt for after the office or before a show. 

The restaurant itself is a large, lofty space with plenty of natural light and decor which takes inspiration from the menu's concept of Mediterranean dining. Think richly-glazed tiles, fresh colours and plenty of greenery - the kind that makes you feel like you're on holiday, if only for a few hours. 

Olea Social is inspired by the full breadth of Mediterranean culture and cuisine, plucking influences from Spain, Italy, Greece, Turkey and Morocco - much to the delight of London's foodies. The menu's offer plenty of range with seperate dishes for breakfast, lunch, dinner and a special pre-theatre offering too - which totally makes sense considering its prime location. 

On the main menu, you'll find small plates such as prawn croquetas, alongside cured beef with grapes and hazelnuts and a selection of flat breads laden with spinach, feta and chilli, or beef pepperoni and mozarella. For mains, we like the sound of the chicken shish served with grilled asparagus and courgette with sumac, smoked cacik and lavash bread. There's also plenty of vegan and vegetarian dishes like a particularly tasty sounding chargrilled cauliflower with carrot and orange puree, garlic flakes, dried olives and vegan parmesan. If sharing dishes are more your thing, get stuck into the slow cooked Galician octopus with confit potatoes and smoked paprika or ask your server for the fish of the day. 

As for drinks, Olea Social has a bespoke cocktail menu with house classics like The Lady of London with gin, elderflower syrup, rose liqueur, grenadine, cranberry juice and foamer. While the wine list offers bottles from across Europe. 

Menu Highlights

Starters
Prawn Croquetas - £9.00

Delicately crispy on the outside and luxuriously creamy on the inside. Served with a zesty aioli dipping sauce.

Tabbouleh - £8.00

Best-selling starter—a true emblem of our restaurant's DNA. Handcrafted with care, our Tabbouleh is a harmonious blend of finely chopped parsley, juicy tomatoes, and zesty onions, intertwined with the distinctive character of crushed wheat and aromatic fresh mint. 

Prawns, mixed mushrooms and confit garlic - £13.50

Served in a sizzling cast iron skillet, this dish is a celebration of freshness, texture, and aromatic richness. 

Main Courses
Octopus a fiera - £23.00

Slow cooked Galician octopus with confit potatoes and smoked paprika. This dish encapsulates the region's social gatherings, where sharing stories over tender octopus and rustic potatoes is a cherished tradition, inviting you to partake in the warmth and conviviality of Galician culture.

Seared Tuna Steak, patatas panaderas, pickled shallots , pesto sauce - £24.00

Indulge in our Seared Tuna Steak, a succulent delight paired with golden patatas panaderas, tangy pickled shallots, and finished with a drizzle of aromatic pesto sauce.


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Are vegan options available?

Yes

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Location

10 Upper St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9FB

0203 1491016 0203 1491016

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Opening Times

All day
Mon 08:00-23:30
Tue 08:00-23:30
Wed 08:00-23:30
Thu 08:00-23:30
Fri 08:00-23:30
Sat 08:00-23:30
Sun 08:00-23:30

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