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Olives Restaurant - CLOSED

39 St. Johns Street, Colchester CO2 7AD, England
+44 1206 560984
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible13%
12 Oct 2014
“Not what I thought”
5 Dec 2013
“This restaurant is no longer operating as 'Olives'”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mediterranean, Greek, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
39 St. Johns Street, Colchester CO2 7AD, England
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Reviewed 12 October 2014

Popped for an early evening meal. Restaurant felt cold , staff not very confident . Before I had finished my starter the waitress put down my main course without saying a word. Won't be going there again

1  Thank Koala1955
Reviewed 5 December 2013

I had booked this restaurant for a girls night out and phoned the day before to check the booking. The phoned was answered I gave the name and time and was told it was fine. On turning up last night the place was locked, someone...More

Thank sjh796
Reviewed 20 November 2013

I would really like to review their food but thanks to the wrong info they have in their website I can't. It says clearly that they open until 9:30 pm but if you get there before 8, lets say around 7:30 they will not serve...More

Thank MelSanMon
Reviewed 17 November 2013

A superb restaurant with great food, a relaxed atmosphere and lovely people. The veggie mezze was a real treat, it's a lot of food mind but very well presented. The staff are really friendly and the service was excellent. A bit of a hidden gem...More

1  Thank Mark B
Reviewed 2 November 2013 via mobile

We decided to take my mum out for her 70th on Thursday , we noticed a Greek restaurant across the street from Willis and decided to give it a try , excellent choice , our food was lovely and cooked very authentic . The waitress...More

1  Thank Anonnymussss
Reviewed 1 November 2013

I can safely sat that I had the worst meal ever in Olives restaurant, Colchester. Was out with a friend and we both had the Greek fave, Stiffado. We were presented with a red looking soup with near to raw onions and 4 bits of...More

1  Thank kevin b
Reviewed 31 October 2013

Olives is a lovely little Greek restaurant in Colchester, with great food and good value. Whilst the wine selection was pretty poor, the food itself made up for this, and the baklava was to die for. The restaurant is a little lacking in atmosphere, but...More

Thank Kaileigh C
Reviewed 23 October 2013

I cannot believe the reviews , I read these before we organised an evening there and thought wow great reviews, we ordered a meze if you no what that is then you will no you have a variety of different dishes ours was appalling vine...More

Thank amanda r
Raymond F, Owner at Olives Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2013

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. I assure you that we at Olives take every review, good or bad, very seriously. We trust your comments and treat them as a genuine and honest personal opinion of your visit. We have already...More

Reviewed 5 October 2013

This is a great place. The decor is a bit simple, but it is clean and has lovely twinkly candles in the evening. The food was first rate and the ingredients are very fresh and the background music is fabulous. It is amazing value for...More

Thank Nelpel
Reviewed 5 October 2013 via mobile

Me and my partner came out to Olives this evening, this is now the 4th time we've been and it's never let us down. We had a meze of 4 starters and then my partner had a delicious pizza and I had a mouth watering...More

Thank JoeAlvey
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$11 - US$26
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 St. Johns Street, Colchester CO2 7AD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 560984
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