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Olive Affaire

57 John Street | Tyne and Wear, Sunderland SR1 1QH, England
+44 191 908 8097
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Overview
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good12%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“gyros” (10 reviews)
“spinach pie” (8 reviews)
“pitta” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Greek, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
57 John Street | Tyne and Wear, Sunderland SR1 1QH, England
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41 - 50 of 233 reviews

Reviewed 18 July 2016

Had a take out Saturday evening, 2 chicken Gyros and sides. The food was delightful and really took me back to the food i had in Kefalonia, Greece last year. Tasted exactly the same and had the feel of Greek food. Cant wait to visit...More

Thank Langley8
Jean O, Owner at Olive Affaire, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2016

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...More

Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Having previously visited and had a souvalaki wrap for £3.50 I had high hopes tonight for feeding the family so bought the £7 larger portion. The wrap I had a few weeks back was great. Having just come home from a holiday in Greece the...More

3  Thank devilish1190
Jean O, Owner at Olive Affaire, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2016

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our restaurant. I have to stress restaurant we are not a takeaway. We accommodate anyone who wants to order food to collect. what you got was double the size of the wrap, hence £7, If...More

Reviewed 13 July 2016

Lovely food but small portions came out feeling hungry still. Don't think we will go back. We were the only ones in there a Wednesday night was a bit cold. But wanted to try the local Greek restaurant.More

2  Thank TonySunderland
Jean O, Owner at Olive Affaire, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2016

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our restaurant. I am sorry that you did not enjoy your visit to Olive Affaire. We always try to make our customers feel at home and make it a night to remember. I am afraid...More

Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

We visited Olive Affaire on 9th july. As we love visiting Greece we decided to try here & we are pleased we did. It is a small restaurant but very comfortable. The staff are lovely & friendly & the food is amazing. We had the...More

Thank Shelley H
Jean O, Owner at Olive Affaire, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2016

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...More

Reviewed 8 July 2016

Have been there several times and never disappointed with the food. The staff are friendly and helpful when asked what to choose. Will defiantly keep going there!More

Thank Marianna A
Jean O, Owner at Olive Affaire, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2016

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...More

Reviewed 30 June 2016

After reading reviews regarding the Greek night I would just like to share my experience. We had a fab evening, great entertainment, really good food, staff were very friendly and good value for money. We thoroughly enjoyed the night and returned on the 16th of...More

Thank Karen H
Jean O, Owner at Olive Affaire, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2016

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...More

Reviewed 27 June 2016

The menu was extensive and lots of meza to choose from. All prepared in the kitchen or made to order - if there are a few of you I would recommend you each order a different one and a couple extra that way you get...More

Thank Sandie30
Jean O, Owner at Olive Affaire, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2016

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...More

Reviewed 26 June 2016

I would highly recommed this lovely Greek restaurant, to anyone who is looking for authentic greek food cooked with of love and care. The chef takes great pride in his dishes. Everything we ate was cooked to order and tasted wonderful, the service is second...More

Thank Yvonne B
Jean O, Owner at Olive Affaire, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2016

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...More

Reviewed 12 June 2016

Our first visit but not our last. Our party of 8 were very impressed with the food and Jean and her staff. All the food was freshly prepared and a good range on the menu. The house wine was fine and the Mythos nice and...More

Thank Sally M
Jean O, Owner at Olive Affaire, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2016

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...More

Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Never left any reviews before but can't help but defend olive affaire after having read negative reviews. We've been twice now and each time the service has been very friendly and attentive. The prices are completely fair especially considering the quality and flavours of the...More

Thank Sherief E
Jean O, Owner at Olive Affaire, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2016

I would like to thank you on behalf of myself and all the staff at Olive Affaire for your wonderful review and hope that we can always satisfy your demands and make your experience memorable.

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Dawn S
7 September 2016|
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Response from SpugSafc | Reviewed this property |
About a 10 minute walk. Sunderland centre is fairly small and pretty much any restaurant in the city centre is doable.
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nicole_loves_holls
3 February 2015|
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Response from Jean O | Property representative |
We will be posting the new menu very soon.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$33
Meals
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Tuesday
10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 18:00
Thursday
10:00 - 18:00
Friday
10:00 - 18:00
Saturday
10:00 - 18:00
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
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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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