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The Olive Tree

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Newtown | Castlebar, Castlebar, Ireland
+353 94 903 8812
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12:00 - 17:00
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Hours:
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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193 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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Thank noelens
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

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mayo
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 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 

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County Dublin, Ireland
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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.

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Thank ewarobert
Castlebar, Ireland
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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!!

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Thank FacebugCampers
Castlebar, Ireland
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11 reviews
7 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.

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Thank 657rachel
Ireland
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62 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for good tasty food presented well this is a good spot for you. As nice as the food was, I won't be returning. I don't like the outside or interior, it's quite frankly... tacky. Don't like the setting, no warmth or welcoming atmosphere etc - could all do with a makeover! Also, water jugs and glasses provided... More 

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County Mayo, Ireland
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

Lovely food and very good service. Owner Mustafa very friendly and has a greeting for everyone. Food freshly cooked. Lunch priced at €10 with a small dessert also given.

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Thank Ann M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

Love this little place. Food is always perfectly cooked. I always go here to cheer myself up on a dull day

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Thank claire m
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Lovely food and service. Never disappoints. Staff ways friendly and prices are very reasonable. Highly recommend

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Middle Eastern, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 17:00
Monday
10:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 19:00
Thursday
10:00 - 21:00
Friday
10:00 - 21:00
Saturday
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?