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The Olive Tree Cafe

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Cheney Manor, Swindon, England
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (8 reviews)
“panini” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Cheney Manor, Swindon, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

great place to visit for well cooked home made food if you want a quick snack or substantial lunch. portion are very generous.

Thank Gerry G
Reviewed 13 May 2018

What a gorgeous time we had here! Everything is gentle and relaxed. The outside space is lovely and matches all the yummy homemade goodies. Thank you to all the volunteers who run this busy and popular place.

Thank AnndAndPaul
Reviewed 8 May 2018

There is one problem with the olive tree.... meeting a friend for coffee usually lasts for about 3 hours, the scones are sublime, ( we time our arrival just to get there when they are due out of the kitchen )

Thank Jeanette P
Reviewed 6 May 2018

Always a great place for quality breakfast & a great pot of tea or selection of other food& snacks, good selection of cakes .

Thank edakers
Reviewed 14 April 2018

We called in on a wet afternoon to the garden centre ,after buying some plants we opted to go for a cup of tea and a cake . The tea was ok but the scone was not fresh at all , rather dry .Maybe it...More

1  Thank Rover201457
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

After visiting the manor garden centre we came here for lunch. We had two differ by panini , they were large, filling and very tasty. The caffe is run by volunteers and when busy can take some time. The cafe is located in the grounds...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 10 March 2018

A special café for work experience for people with 'difficulties' run by excellent Organizers. Nice food

Thank Carolyn D
Reviewed 6 March 2018

I've been to Olive Tree many times for a quick lunch. The menu is a little limited, but there is a lovely homely atmosphere. The food has always been good and the cafe clean. They've been slowly making improvements to the facilities since we started...More

1  Thank kayh382
Reviewed 4 March 2018

We go here for breakfast quite often and the service is very good. Bearing in mind that most of the staff if notr all are volunteers and not professional caterers although I think some of them are. They are always cheerful and attentive. The good...More

Thank artmax195
Reviewed 3 March 2018

We have coffee and cake here weekly, the cake is always home-made and so good (and excellently prized as well). Haven't had the hot food but it certainly looks equally tasty. The setting is very eclectic, with a relaxed atmosphere, and it is lovely to...More

Thank DoreenC
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Beth C
7 June 2018|
Response from artmax195 | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately as good as they are on dairy free food, breakfasts etc, they rarely have vegan cake. It has been known but is down to a member of staff making them. It is run partially by volunteers so not reliable for sweets... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cheney Manor, Swindon, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Swindon
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