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The Olive Delicatessen - CLOSED

36-38 Whitworth Street, Manchester M1 3NR, England
+44 161 236 2360
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good29%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
28 Apr 2016
“We really liked this place, and confused by the negative reviews....”
14 Dec 2015
“Miserable Staff and Microwave Food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Cafe, Mediterranean, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
36-38 Whitworth Street, Manchester M1 3NR, England
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Reviewed 28 April 2016

We arrived in Manchester hungry and set out to find something relatively light for lunch, since it was a bit late. We found this deli and were glad we did. We each got a bowl of homemade soup (spicy parsnip), and split a hummus avocado...More

Thank garhuff
Reviewed 14 December 2015

First, let me start off by saying that this deli has so much potential. Great location with a nice idea behind it. That unfortunately is all it has going for it at the moment. I have been in a few times and given it a...More

Thank Yogi_Rae
Reviewed 8 December 2015

Went here for breakfast as part of my hotel stay with a local hotel for 3 days, the breakfast was nice choice, but personally, i found the food over cooked, the bacon was not great quality, it tended to be either black or like cardboard,did...More

Thank Trevorlt
Reviewed 16 November 2015 via mobile

Recent visits have been better. Lovely food and good atmosphere in there. Lasagne and salads are great. Customer service still really hit and miss. Either really pleasant or failing on the basics. No eye contact, or acknowledgment on leaving let alone thanks for visiting. This...More

2  Thank ross1979
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Great service and great lunchtime food. I've been to this deli so many times, it's right next to the gay village and has a lovely vibe about it. I'd always recommend the chicken/pesto panini.

Thank stuartroberts1
Reviewed 22 October 2015

The breakfasts here are ok - unfortunately there was a hefty delay between our two breakfasts (we wouldn't mind if we had been told about it, it also was not busy at all - there was only another couple in at the time) and we...More

Thank SamanthaLily
Reviewed 11 October 2015

Looking for a big tasty breakfast post-wedding and to round off a fun weekend away before heading home North we chose The Olive based on location and previous reviews. I was dubious and should have trusted my instincts. There wasn't much in the way of...More

Thank Wiggy2
Reviewed 7 October 2015 via mobile

Used this for breakfast whilst up in Manchester on a course. So glad I found it. It has a lovely friendly vibe and the porridge is so creamy and delicious. The cooked breakfasts look really nice too. I'll be having one of those on my...More

Thank Simon S
Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

I love down the road from Olive Deli and have been wanting to try it out for months. I had my friends visiting this weekend so I decided it would be a nice opportunity to visit. There were 2 members of staff in the deli...More

4  Thank Daisy S
Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

This may be a little shabby chic deli but I had the best breakfast sandwich ever (and I eat a fair view) beautiful soft bread and packed with sausage and bacon. Friendly staff and good coffee to accompany

2  Thank Neil B
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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36-38 Whitworth Street, Manchester M1 3NR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 236 2360
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Friendly, independant deli/cafe located close to Piccadilly train station and Canal Street. We serve homemade breakfast, lunches, cakes and coffee with a wide range of vegetarian options to eat in or take away!
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