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Cafe, British
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Reviewed 28 February 2022

Always good food and priced well. Don,t forget to book as lunchtime can be very busy.The morning are the best.

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 6 February 2022 via mobile

Came for a breakfast as a change and thought we’d try here. Fantastic food and variety with a great “build your own” breakfast. I’d definitely recommend giving this place a go.

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 27 September 2021

Decided to go for a spontaneous brunch with one of my daughters and grandsons. The service and food was excellent. We all have different dietary requirements and the menu allowed for all of us to eat well! I went for a brunch with sausages and...bacon and it was the best brunch that I have had for years! I will definitely be visiting again and bringing more family and friends to sample the lovely food and atmosphere.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 21 September 2021

We haven't been to the Olive Tree Cafe since before lockdown. We visited the Garden Centre today purely to go to the Cafe. I have been feeling low in myself lately and the Olive Tree Cafe has such a lovely relaxing atmosphere. The food was...delicious and the carrot cake and scones are to die for! as were the drinks and service was as good as always. The ladies and gents in the Cafe literally do not stop. We were not aware that it is preferred that a table is pre booked now, rather than walk ins, which we did on this occasion, but we will definitely pre book in future. People's reviews are exactly that, their views, however, it is a little unfair for people to say that you have to sit waiting for ages and staff are grumpy! A lot of these people volunteer their time and as the saying goes 'Be Kind' Thank you everyone at the Olive Tree Cafe. We look forward to our take away sandwiches and look forward to seeing you again soon.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 17 September 2021

We absolutely love it here! Kind, friendly, brilliant cause and amazing food. The setting is so cosy, the plants you can buy and local crafts add to its community feel.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 8 September 2021

Wonderful early lunch. Staff were ( as always) attentive and friendly, the food was fast and good value.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 31 July 2021 via mobile

Popped here with my son after visiting the garden centre. Waited 10 mins to be seated then another 15 mins for our order to be taken. The waitress was not in the least bit friendly and there was no smiles just grunts. We then waited...30 mins for a coffee and a toastie (toastie was 6 pound!). Food ok but overly priced and extremely slow unfriendly service will not be returning.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 28 October 2020

We visited today - our first family cafe/restaurant outing since before lockdown. I had heard about their attention to detail regarding cleanliness and the ability to book tables online to ensure a table was available on arrival. The booking system was simple and straightforward and...we booked just 3hrs before we went. The staff were all very helpful and attentive. The menus were left on the table and we simply had to wave to get their attention when ready to order. We waited around 30 minutes for the food to arrive and it was definitely worth the wait, We had 2 freshly cooked breakfasts with thick fresh fluffy toast and 2 burgers with a generous side salad. The two portions of gourmet chips did not disappoint although the portion sizes of the food we ordered were so generous, we almost didn't have room for them! They were huge, crispy, fluffy in the middle hand cut chips which were absolutely delicious. Everything was washed down with large mugs of hot chocolates and coffee. We also couldn't resist buying 4 (huge) pieces of carrot cake to take home to enjoy later. Freshly cooked, tasty food, very reasonably priced with friendly and attentive service. The restaurant is well set out and nicely decorated. We would certainly recommend and we will definitely return. Olive Tree Cafe - if you are reading this: Please don't change anything, today was perfect! Thank you for making our visit worry free and so enjoyable! We were very impressed.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 24 May 2020

Having to isolate. The staff were incredibly friendly, kind and efficient and the food was beautifully prepared and delivered as well as being fresh and really delicious. They obviously deserve their excellent reputation.

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed 7 March 2020 via mobile

This is a lovely place to meet up and catch up with friends for a cuppa or a meal. Giving an opportunity for people with mental health challenges to have work experience and support them into work. The food is lovely and cooked to order,...if you are expecting fast food made in seconds with no taste, then don't go here. The food is delicious here and very tasty. If you have not tried it yet, give it a go! Highly recommended.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Response from AnndAndPaul | Reviewed this property |
This cafe is run by a bunch of very hard working volunteers. It depends on who is voluntering but I am sure if you called ahead and asked they would try and help.
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The Olive Tree Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5