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Olive Tree Restaurant

34 Tamworth Street, Lichfield WS13 6JJ, England
+44 1543 263363
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“braised beef” (8 reviews)
“chowder” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
34 Tamworth Street, Lichfield WS13 6JJ, England
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Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

Came in for my Sisters birthday lunch and was a wonderful experience from start to finish.The waiting staff were very pleasant and attentive.The wine was lovely and the food-wow! From the bread and olives to the pate starter chicken main & ganache sweet-portions were just...More

1  Thank Louise J
Reviewed 10 March 2016

During our recent visit/stay locally we choose to eat here one evening on reading trip advisor reviews. We were a bit disappointed as they were in the process of changing their menu so quite a few dishes were not available on the evening. Saying that...More

Thank Mae494
Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

First class service and the food was spot on. Booked for a family celebration great value for money. I had a 16oz t bone which was sublime. Would recommend this restaurant can't wait to go back

Thank Borth501
Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

Visited with a friend on the evening . The staff were very good and attentive to our requirements. Menu was a excellent variety including haggis! ..my friend who is Scottish loved this very much. Great place , great staff

Thank Sally P
Reviewed 1 March 2016

I always visit the Olive tree when I am in Lichfield, as I know exactly what I am getting. Tasty food, good prices and a relaxed atmosphere. I have eaten here countless times to enjoy dinner and wine but also for a quick lunch and...More

Thank Mills9876
Reviewed 29 February 2016

A table of 7 of us popped in on a modal night, I had duck confit which was totally fabulous as did a colleague, others had garlic mushrooms, chowder.... For the main we had a ranger braised beef, sword fish and sweet potato which was...More

Thank mrcooljanny
Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

Went to Olive Tree on a Friday evening with friends - it was our first visit and will definitely go back. The menu is really varied - we had steaks which were delicious and the waitress came to check they were cooked to our liking....More

Thank topgirlk8
Reviewed 25 February 2016

This restaurant really understands allergies and are always prepared. The chef has food allergies Ray issues so completely gets it. Food is excellent and pricing very reasonable. Superb service so what is not to like. Good food and service and this place knows how to...More

Thank Mel C
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Fantastic little restaurant, some brilliant home cooked food. I have never been disappointed eating here and the staff are really friendly too.

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 21 February 2016

As a party of 4 we arrived at the Olive Tree which was practically empty and shown to a table by the door by ( to be fair) a very pleasant waitress. We were given a carafe of water, a ( very) small portion of...More

Thank Steve H
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William Ernest R
hi looking for a menu , it appears we wil be dining as a group sometime in may ? ref Phill Wallis how can you look at the menu list please
31 March 2016|
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Response from DianaGTC | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Google The Olive Tree, Lichfield then click onto their website. There is a button that says click to browse our menu. Press that a d it takes you straight through to it. I've just done it before responding to you and it... More
is the restaurant open for Sunday lunch?
6 March 2016|
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Response from alan b | Reviewed this property |
sorry can not say as we have never been there on a Sunday
Margaret C
It this restaurant open on Saturday lunch time for 15 people.
2 March 2015|
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Response from Sandra B | Reviewed this property |
The Olive Tree is a very good but quite small Restaurant and I am not sure whether they would accept a booking of 15. I would recommend speaking with them direct as you would need to book well in advance.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Tamworth Street, Lichfield WS13 6JJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Lichfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1543 263363
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Set in the heart of the cathedral city of Lichfield, The Olive Tree Restaurant offers a casual and contemporary atmosphere, combined with authentic Mediterranean and European cuisine of the highest quality. Listed in the Via Michelin and Good Food Guides, the restaurant serves both express and a la carte menus, which are very reasonably priced to offer great value for money. There is always a wide and varied selection of vegetarian options, as well as an extensive wine list to complement any dish. The open kitchen invites you to watch your food being prepared from the finest and freshest ingredients before your meal is presented at one of the spacious wooden tables, ready to be enjoyed within the surroundings of a homely, rustic setting. The Olive Tree can also cater for special occasions, offering the opportunity to reserve the entire restaurant to ensure the perfect atmosphere for your celebration.
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