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Olive Restaurant & Bar

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

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About
Enjoy the real taste of Italy at Olive. Sample the warm, rustic, cosy surroundings that help provide a restaurant experience everyone will enjoy. At Olive restaurant, our chefs use the freshest ingredients to create popular Italian favourites and exciting innovative dishes for you to discover. Authentic dishes from the char grill and brick fired oven are our speciality, while the finest handmade pastas and stonebaked pizzas are always popular at the Olive and ensure this restaurant is an Italian experience you won’t forget.
PRICE RANGE
US$18 - US$45
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, British, Grill
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed today via mobile

Been wanting to try out this place for a while. Finally booked a Saturday night table. The restaurant was running behind so we had to wait at the bar (approx 30 mins after the booking time ) which we didn't mind to be fair, it...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank angelikan912
Reviewed 1 week ago

A cance visit for an evening meal whilst on a two day break found us this jewel of a restaurant. A warm welcome, excellent service and beautifully cooked food all at reasonable prices. It was so good we did not hesitate to book in for...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank JoanMSmith
Reviewed 1 week ago

hi went to the olive for our anniversary food was excellent service one of the best great timing between courses but not left to wait to long

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank stephen c
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had made a birthday booking but through our own fault got lost and had difficulty parking on a particularly bad weather day. The staff were fine with us and aware we had to get to another booked activity and so managed to process and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank JonnyYates
Martyndavis, General Manager at Olive Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Jonny I'm so pleased the team looked after you on Saturday and you enjoyed your experience with us. I will pass your messages on to the team, we look forward to seeing you again soon maybe next time not so rushed and soggy. :)...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lively dinner and the steak was tasty and cooked well. The olive starter was delicious. Service was excellent.More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank cymrobangor
Martyndavis, General Manager at Olive Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Cymrobangor Only 4 stars what did we do wrong? Thank you so much for taking the time to give us a review, I will pass you messages on to the team! We look forward to seeing you again soon when you are next over...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited recently on a Monday night and the whole visit was excellent. Very pleasant staff and the food was wonderful with a midweek bonus of forty percent of the food bill. Would certainly recommend this restaurant when you are in Liverpool.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Ian G
Martyndavis, General Manager at Olive Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Ian Thanks you for taking the time to give us some feedback we really appreciate it! We look forward to seeing you again soon. many thanks Martyn

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fantastic meal, great food, great service, couldn’t do enough to accommodate my brothers tomato allergy, would definitely recommend

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank weejess
Martyndavis, General Manager at Olive Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Weejess Thank you so much for taking the time to give us some feedback we really appreciate it, I'm glad your brother felt accommodated! We look forward to seeing you again soon. Many thanks Martyn

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had to wait for our table for 40 mins and then another 20 for drinks. Yes, it was busy but still. The cutlery was filthy and the food was average. Our water arrived, when the meal was over and we were about ti leaveMore

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank usovant
Martyndavis, General Manager at Olive Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Usovant I do apologise your recent visit has fallen below the high standard we have set for ourselves it is very rare our food gets called average. could you please email us at liverpool@oliverestaurants.uk.com so we can go some way to rectifying the issue....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch with a friend today, first time of trying this restaurant. Good choice on the menu and well priced. Had lasagna but it was a little dry. My friend had cannelloni and really enjoyed it. Try the vanilla cheesecake it was yummy. Staff were...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Lorraine D
Martyndavis, General Manager at Olive Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Lorraine Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback we really appreciate it. We are glad you enjoyed your experience with us, we do apologise your lasagner was a little dry if you experience this again with us let us know and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Choosing from a fixed price menu wasn’t an issue, at point of booking with “Jess “ I enquired on behalf of a member of our party who is a vegan. I was informed there were vegan choices from main menu. Also wanted to treat my...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank ronalds777
Martyndavis, General Manager at Olive Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Thank you for taking the time to give us a review we really appreciate it. Sorry your experience has fallen below the level we have set for ourselves. Thank you for giving us feedback on our vegan options we are aware we are a...More

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JTT201616
15 August 2017|
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Response from Pauline P | Reviewed this property |
No idea sorry. Best calling them
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elaineMcCann
18 May 2017|
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Response from Martyn M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, plenty, I'm not sure if they use an alternative to (Durum) wheat for their pasta/pizza/garlic bread dishes but the open plan kitchen means you can ask the head chef directly. Otherwise plenty of alternative mains albeit... More
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wheatlesLanark
10 October 2016|
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Response from stringey | Reviewed this property |
Sorry thats not right was thinking of another Olive Tree restaurant. We didnt have the car as we got the train so not sure about parking.
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