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The Olive Branch

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35 Pier Street, Aberystwyth SY23 2LN, Wales
+44 1970 630572
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
35 Pier Street, Aberystwyth SY23 2LN, Wales
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The restaurant was busy and we hadn't booked, but they nonetheless accommodated us and we enjoyed sitting by the window upstairs, where the sunset over the bay was spectacular. The dips were delicious, especially the taramasalata and esme and we washed down stiffado and moussaka...More

Thank 364helliott
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decided to try this place after walking around. Are upstairs, a bit awkward to get up the stairs but comfy. Pretty full, but everyone seemed to enjoy their meals. We had saganaki, which was not served flaming but was a big piece and good. Also...More

Thank AmScotGirl
Reviewed 1 week ago

Couldn't be happier with the food, service and drink. Great menu choices and delicious. Will be back for sure.

Thank Ed W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having enjoyed excellent meals elsewhere, we needed to look at an alternative on Sunday as our preferred location was closed. Against our better judgement we tried the Olive Branch as the friend we were with had enjoyed a meal there some time ago. As it...More

1  Thank CandCSuttonColdfield
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived and were greeted by very friendly staff who soon had to deal with a very aggressive women with a young child. The staff dealt with the situation with utmost professionalism. Having lived in Greece every summer for the last 10 years I was...More

1  Thank spenceandmyf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Let me start by saying I used to enjoy the olive branch whilst I was here at uni. I’ve returned on holiday with my young daughter and wanted to return. I struggled through the door and up the steps with my buggy, 2 members of...More

3  Thank Nosleseitak
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited last night and had delicious meal. I chose the lamb shank, huge portion of melt in the mouth lamb with braised veg and rice. Lovely flavours, well cooked and presented. My husband had a lovely beef stifado which was full of delicious flavours. The...More

Thank SallyO85
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When we walked in, the place was empty. That should’ve set alarm bells ringing! Keftedes starter was 3 plain meatballs in tomato sauce, no oomph about them at all. I ordered Kleftikof which was gristly lamb in a watery tomato sauce, again, just zero taste...More

2  Thank Maccamacca123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Today was my birthday ans my wife's - we share a birthday but I'm 5 yrs older. We go to Greece every single year, in particular of late, to western Crete. We often celebrate a birthday in the Olive Branch and tonight was no exception....More

Thank iantoh53
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place and we visit often. Today I had a cheese and bacon omelette with fries and salad garnish. Also tzatziki with lovely Greek bread and a side of feta - all absolutely gorgeous. All of their dips,their feta and bread are very...More

Thank alilee789
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Pier Street, Aberystwyth SY23 2LN, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Ceredigion  >  Aberystwyth
  • Phone Number: +44 1970 630572
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