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The Olive Branch

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35 Pier Street, Aberystwyth SY23 2LN, Wales
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Gold Coast, Australia
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207 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Well we spent 6 weeks in UK so ate out every night, this is close to the top of the worst food we had. Only accept cash payment!!!

Thank Michael M
Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The staff here are very lovely and accommodating, however the food is not worth it. I ordered some food to take away from here, and I got a selection of things that I could have cooked better at home. The Greek salad lacked seasoning, and the rest of the main dishes were very basic and bland. I also ordered some... More 

Thank JHxxxx
Monmouth, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We popped in here because we were hungry and outside. The menu seemed ok but all we wanted was a toastie. The cafe menu is ok and prices are pretty good. The Greek side was ok too. My wife and daughter ate from at which was ok. Prices for the meze were a bit more than the average Greek but... More 

Thank tomcweaver
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent most of the afternoon pondering our decision for dinner on a Friday night without any clarity so chanced upon The Olive Branch coming out of the Pier. Menu looked varied enough for picky teenagers and we all love Humous and the like so we made a booking for half an hour later and went for it. Cash only which... More 

Thank quinnydennis
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was not worth the money, small salad and two potatoes with no garnish on the calamari. Very canteen like dinner, which is a shame cause the atmosphere is cute

Thank Michael M
Llandysul, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just called in as we were passing. Surpised it was "cash only". The young waitress who served us was extremely pleasant and helpful - a real asset to the place. We ordered Sea Bass and Chicken with Ouzo. Both meals were nicely presented and hot - full plates of very tasty food. No complaints at all. Lovely background music. The... More 

Thank Shirley D
London, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easily the worst restaurant experience EVER. I don't believe any of the good reviews on here, and I do believe all of the bad ones - and more. It should have rung alarm bells when we heard that this place was cash only, that is almost always a sign that a business is failing. We were seated upstairs. The waiting... More 

Thank Beverley B
Saltaire, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been coming here for many years when visiting family in the area. It's always good to see it is still there. Never been let down with the food or service. Book a window seat for great views and sunsets.

Thank W O
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63 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We fell upon this place by accident but was not disappointed. The starters were delicious as was the main course. I had pork chops which were tender and tasty and my wife had the moussaka which was very nice. Staff were attentive and very nice. However please be patient the food arrives when it is ready and just like Greece... More 

Thank FansofGreece
Ballarat, Australia
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Good for a nice sit- down lunch. Tasty food. Omelette and coffee are especially delicious. Nice owner

Thank VioletCotsell

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Greek, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
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
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: 01970630572

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