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57 John Street | Tyne and Wear, Sunderland SR1 1QH, England
+44 191 908 8097
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 18:00 - 22:00
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
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London, United Kingdom
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314 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

I wanted somewhere close to the station for dinner and this is a 10 minute walk. It was quite quiet so easy to get a table even though I hadn't booked. The menu has a good selection of classic dishes. I had tzaziki and pitta to start. The Pitta was quite salty and the tzazika was very garlicky! Both were... More 

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Thank Katie D
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We attended OA on a Tuesday night, we were advised to book a table however this wasn't needed as we were the only diners in. Went with the intention of ordering gyros wrap, sadly we were informed this was only available on a lunchtime So we opted for the full chicken gyros, which was served with pitta, homemade chips and... More 

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2 Thank Sunderland1989
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

I've heard so many good things about this place and I wasn't disappointed. Really friendly staff and lovely little place to sit in. Only thing I was unhappy about was some things on the menu were not available and after ordering waiting a good 35 mins for our food. The food was delicious, I visited with my husband and we... More 

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1 Thank metalbot79
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

I have been here twice and both time the food was superb, is it a fancy place with fancy decor.... no it isn't but it has lovely staff, child friendly and the food is very reasonable priced and delicious!!

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Thank Jojo15110207
Sunderland, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Quality food at a reasonable price. Clearly they use high quality ingredients and the staff make a great effort to make sure you have everything you need. Try the Greek red wine (can't remember the name)

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Thank hungryinsunderland
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

My partner and myself had lunch here today, it was fabulous!! So tasty and my mouth was actually watering 😊im pretty hard to please to be honest but the food ticked all the boxes for me. The staff were warm welcoming and very helpful. Can't wait to return for an evening meal very soon. Excellent value for money too.

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Thank lynadam
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We found this restaurant from other reviews on Trip Advisor and decided to give it a try. The food was amazing, real Greek flavours and the portions were very generous. Everything is so reasonably priced you don't really expect that the food would be so tasty, but it's one of the best places I have ever ate. A really friendly... More 

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Thank MrsHoldsworth87
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Reviewed 18 November 2016

Found this delightful little restaurant quite by accident on the internet & my oh my I am so pleased I did. Went with my husband this evening & were greeted by Jean the owner and shown to our table next to a cosy fire. Jean went through the menu with us and recommended certain dishes. We enjoyed a drink and... More 

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Jean O, Owner at Olive Affaire, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our restaurant. I am so glad that you enjoyed your visit to Olive Affaire. We always try to make our customers feel at home and make it a night to remember Your feedback means a lot to us and hope that you will visit us again in the near future.... More 

Sunderland, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Great experience in Olive Affaire, lovely people and fantastic food. We ordered the Meze, we got huge portions and it was the best Meze we've had since we lived in Greece.

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Thank Barry M
Jean O, Owner at Olive Affaire, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our restaurant. I am so glad that you enjoyed your visit to Olive Affaire. We always try to make our customers feel at home and make it a night to remember Your feedback means a lot to us and hope that you will visit us again in the near future.... More 

Sunderland, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Had a most enjoyable, relaxed evening. Food, staff and drinks to be recommended. Very reasonable prices. Love the atmosphere.

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Thank julietlaws

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$19 - US$32
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 John Street | Tyne and Wear, Sunderland SR1 1QH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Sunderland
  • Phone Number: +44 191 908 8097
Description
We are an authentic Greek family run business, we provide a selection of Greek dishes, wines and beers and a great atmosphere. We are a Cafe Bistro Restaurant and provide good home cooked food at a very reasonable price. We also cater for weddings, business lunches, and other such occasions. You won't leave hungry. We do ask for your patience while waiting for your food as everything is cooked from fresh and we are proud of our quality and authenticity.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?