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The Olive Tree

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Newtown | Castlebar, Castlebar, Ireland
+353 94 903 8812
10:00 - 19:00
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Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Mon - Wed 10:00 - 19:00
Thu - Fri 10:00 - 21:00
Sat 10:00 - 19:00
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Castlebar, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Really enjoyable meal here- relaxed atmosphere and friendly staff. Particularly enjoyed the mint tea!

Thank Rosa M
Ballina, Ireland
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

I hadnt eaten here previously but went along on a family lunch on the recommendation of my Sister in Law. Everybodys dish was top drawer. I had spicy meatballs & they were delicious. Fantastic array of flavours right through. Good size portions. Will definitely be back and look forward to working my way through the menu. (Not at the same... More 

Thank geverton
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

I have been to this place many times with friends and family, it's at a great price during the lunch hours during the week and the food is the best in town. Perfect for anyone who wants to try ethnic food. The owner and staff a very polite and love to talk.

Thank Albert C
Castlebar, Ireland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Great grub! Looking for something different? Then call in to the Olive Tree. Where else would you get an authentic Mediterranean meal for less than a tenner? Try it - my guess is that you'll be back.

Thank mickinportugal
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200 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Have at the Olive Tree a few times recently and was very surprised with the quality of the food and the service. I also found it very reasonable a three course lunch for E10 hard to believe. The entrance does not do it justice, once inside it is beautiful.

Thank noelens
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50 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Nice family day out was finished off here. Mustafa is a fantastic host. He is very good with kids. The chicken korma & crab cakes were top. On payment kids were given a treat. 10/10.

Thank 909402
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

The food in the Olive Tree is excellent, always tasty, something for everyone - even my picky 16 year old teenager, who loved the spicy chicken dish. The falafel are delicious, fish cakes very good as was everything else we had. Mustapha is a lovely man, and does great work for refugees as well as running this little gem, and... More 

Thank etain123
County Dublin, Ireland
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

It was a good experience in the small but nice place eating very tasting lunch.The food mainly oriental but also you can find something Irish.

Thank ewarobert
Castlebar, Ireland
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Loved the marinated lamb salad. Best salad I've ever had. Great friendly service. A must visit when in Castlebar. Yum!!

Thank FacebugCampers
Castlebar, Ireland
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Great food, great service and a little bit quirky!! Lunch time menu €10 fab dinner , coffe and desert.

Thank 657rachel

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Newtown | Castlebar, Castlebar, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Mayo  >  Castlebar
  • Phone Number: +353 94 903 8812

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