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10 High Street, London N8 7PB, England
+44 20 8348 8335
Tue - Sun 08:30 - 18:00
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Me and my wife visited here quite regularly back in the past as we were Crouch enders however as we have now moved over to south London we have not visited for a while and now we were passing by we thought we had to get a cheeky late breakfast and was it EVEN BETTER THAN BEFORE!!!! This is comfortably... More 

Thank Kaan G
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely home cooked lunch, from a wide range of choices on the menu. Nice small and friendly cafe. Unfortunately the service was a bit too slow - waited 20 minutes for the starter... Good value and unusual choices of food made a good break after a long walk in Alexandra Palace park.

Thank DavePuls
Damla K, Owner at Olive Cafe, responded to this review

Hello Dave, Thank you so much for your lovely words. We are very sorry you had to wait that long. Due to everyone coming in all at once the kitchen got very busy very quickly which meant even the starters had to be served according to the order they came through. Sorry about the wait hopefully you will visit us... More 

Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Visited before a concert. Service and food great. With a few extras as the end of the day. Cheap and large portions cooked/ prepared to a high standard. Would strongly recommend for early dinner as they close 6pm sharp. Shared platter good way to start.

Thank Simon M
London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

This family run cafe is a must if you are in North London. The Olive Cafe in Hornsey serves great food, plenty of it and reasonably priced. Whether you fancy breakfast, lunch, dinner, a snack or just a coffee, this cafe caters for all your needs. From English breakfast to traditional home cooked Turkish food, the Olive cafe will fill... More 

1 review
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

A wonderful way to start the year back at work with fantastic home made food within their amazing family environment. Always making you feel so welcome and looking forward to next time.....

Thank Joe A
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

This place is a true diamond! Had breakie there, delicious food and super cheap, love this place and will be back very soon!

Thank Julio D
London, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

This Turkish little restaurant serves fantastic breakfasts including freshly squeezed juice and Turkish and Mediterranean breakfast options Beautifully decorated and always very welcoming Love it

Thank Mark M
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Wanted a quick bite before going to see Glenda Jackson as King Lear at the Old Vic. Very impressed with the freshness of the food, portion size and helpfulness of the staff. Better than going to a chain snack place. Will go back.

Thank A T
London, United Kingdom
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241 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Discovered this place only recently and have been back several times. a mix of food available it's all made with the freshest ingredients and always delicious and great value for money. The presentation is good and the decor is interesting and constantly changing. What really makes the place special is the ladies who run it, they are always pleased to... More 

Thank Nicola81677
London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Went to the Olive cafe yesterday afternoon at the invitation and recommendation of family. Very friendly place with an interesting mix of English and Turkish foot - particularly the breakfasts. As everyone else has said the portions are large and very good value. Nothing is too much trouble for the owners. We went about 3 pm Sunday afternoon and had... More 

Thank David S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Mediterranean, British, Turkish, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 High Street, London N8 7PB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8348 8335
Family run business for 14 years. Proud to say we are forever improving our food. Happy to be part of the community & be supported by our customers!

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