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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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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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35 Pier Street, Aberystwyth SY23 2LN, Wales
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Reviewed yesterday

The food was delicious, especially the stuffed peppers; the wine and beer were good; the atmosphere was relaxed and friendly; and the service was excellent. What more can we say? We'll be back.

Thank SearleUnited
Reviewed 4 days ago

In torrential rain we went in here for lunch - we had a lovely welcome and were given a window seat. The food was delicious - an enormous rainbow trout and well-made sheftalia. It was a lovely experience because earlier in the day we had...More

Thank Katie G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in for lunch. They do wonderful authentic lamb meatballs with rice, just delicious. Decor is very dated and tired, would take a day to strip back and refresh the place. There is a sea view from upstairs. Would go again.

Thank cuddlycrystals
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our last 'special' meal before we headed off home from our weekend trip. Unfortunately there was nothing special about it. The menu looked impressive but that is where it ended. The interior of the restaurant is nice but no atmosphere. Service is extremely...More

Thank Catherine P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gosh, there are some really contrasting reviews for this place aren't there! Well, I can only comment on the food and service that our group of 15 had - we all thought it was very good. Really varied menu with lots of choice, something to...More

Thank Jan N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So, we went here for dinner one night in Aber. We took the last of the tables downstairs and about 30 minutes after we arrived a big party came and sat upstairs. I'd like to say this party is the reason for my horrible review...More

Thank Vicki S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tasty food but expensive at over £11 considering the small portion size of the vegetarian meal ( courgette etc stew with rice) and no salad. Other meal at over £14 did have lamb and was tasty but small amount of rice and no salad to...More

Thank Frankie71baby
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Being half greek I know what's what Starter kiofdedas very good Main pork kebab tasteless sale had no dressing Pitta bread never seen anything like it some thick bread weird and tasteless Taltziki was good Waitress think she was new but very efficient and polite...More

Thank chrissymidnight
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here around 3.30 on a thursday afternoon, I think they must have wound down and werent expecting much action for the rest of the afternoon. Not much care went into the food prep, my wifes Napoli spaghetti was swimming in water from the...More

Thank Swan2555
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We popped in for lunch, on the off chance of getting a table, and were asked to call back within half an hour - sure enough, we were lucky enough on our return, to secure a table for the 3 of us. I was immediately...More

Thank Tracey197736
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Romantic
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: +44 1970 630572
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