Olivo Woodfire Pizza & Pasta on Victoria Avenue in Castle Hill is a restaurant with a pretty simple formula: so simple, in fact, that they’ve put it in their name. Italian food, namely pizza, made with fresh ingredients, cooked over a wood fire using homemade dough and tomato sauce. They also seek to take advantage of the favourable Sydney weather with plenty of al fresco seating options, so get you and your mates down for a taste of authentic Italian cooking, served up in outstanding Aussie surrounds – and they’re BYO as well.
When you call your restaurant Olivo Woodfire Pizza & Pasta, you better get the pizza and pasta right. No worries then, to use a stock Aussie phrase, at this Sydney Castle Hill joint on Victoria Avenue. Their menu is filled with Italian classics, all made using fresh local ingredients, to home recipes, and cooked off in a wood-fired oven. Pizza comes with countless toppings, from the standards – pepperoni and margherita, for example – to the self-devised, such as roast pumpkin and mango.
Olivo Woodfire Pizza & Pasta is, as you might expect, not just about pizza. Their pasta is also top notch, with a wide selection of sauces – Arrabiata, pesto, Bolognese – as well as risotto options with countless toppings. Vegetarians, vegans and gluten-free eaters are well-catered for out on Victoria Road in Castle Hill, so you can be guaranteed of a meal out that all of your party can enjoy. Book a table in advance to avoid disappointment, however, as Olivio is an open secret among the Italian food cognoscenti of Western Sydney, and thus can get very busy.