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Olives Et Al

Poundbury Farm Way | Poundbury, Dorchester, England
+44 1305 216788
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pies” (9 reviews)
“welsh rarebit” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Poundbury Farm Way | Poundbury, Dorchester, England
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Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

My mother, myself and my 3 you get children went to Olives et Al a few weekends ago during a busy lunch time. I have been many time.but sans children. The time I thought I'd try it. Within 2 minutes of arriving we were asked...More

1  Thank Charlie F
Giles H, Owner at Olives Et Al, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2016

Dear Charlie Sorry for the delay in responding to your disappointing comments. I was away for a while so unable to follow up with the team in the Shed. I've now done that and they clearly remembered your visit. First up, so sorry you didn't...More

Reviewed 16 October 2016

Friendly place with a superb "chatty" atmosphere; great local pies and excellent salads all prepared speedily and with a smile :-)

Thank Rob S
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

I regularly go here for business coffees and 1-to-1s. Sometimes difficult to get a seat as is so well visited but I love the menu and ingredients so it's worth it being tricky! Delicious, fresh, local ingredients well cooked in interesting combinations. Great 'switched on'...More

Thank EFKandTJK
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Great place for breakfast and lunch also does cakes and plenty to buy and also take away from the deli. Good choice of menu, good vegetarians menu too. A nice selection of deli, stuff to make hampers at Christmas. To order and be pre made.

1  Thank Jane M
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent food as always. A very good choice on the menu. Good specials and I love olives. Our Sunday treat.

Thank nigelc120
Reviewed 8 July 2016

I come here very regularly, the staff are so chatty and friendly the cake and coffee are great and the food is super with a varied menu from snacks to meals. It's a charming place and love going to catch up with friends, the free...More

1  Thank 369LJ
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Lovely again at Olives Et Al Dorchester, great service as usual. Staff are always great. Coffee is the best. Great olives and tea cake.

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 28 June 2016

It's always been a favourite of mine and consistently delivers a great choice of excellent food. Had the Welsh rarebit which was fantastic and good value - colleague has the "tasting board" which was generous and thoroughly enjoyable. Coffee is always good here, added bonus...More

Thank MrCliveC
Reviewed 28 June 2016

This busy little cafe is a lovely place to meet friends for lunch. I find that it is very popular so I recommend you eat early to get a table. The goats cheese pear and walnut salad is very tasty.

Thank chilledmumDorset
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Olives et al, situated in Poundbury Dorset, the Staff are all lovely people, the food is always delicious, and the coffee is amazing, the deli selection, is second to none. All round a favourite with both my Family and Friends alike. X

Thank Sandie b
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 16:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Poundbury Farm Way | Poundbury, Dorchester, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Dorchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1305 216788
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