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Olive Indian Restaurant

16-18 Lawn Lane, Hemel Hempstead HP3 9HL, England
+44 1442 257786
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (17 reviews)
“chops” (2 reviews)
“dhansak” (2 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 23:30 Hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
16-18 Lawn Lane, Hemel Hempstead HP3 9HL, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The staff were excellent and with the amazing surroundings meant a rare but great evening with the wife was spent.

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank Darren W
Reviewed 3 days ago

Really nice food and reasonably priced. Has a large variety of typical food you would expect, but also various street food items too. Very friendly staff too.

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank CarlAndJoanna
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Well recommended and a little different from your normal Indian restaurant with a few dishes from all over India/Bangladesh. Great service.

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Marcus B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great food. They also have some different dishes than your standard Indian restaurant. Every dish we’ve tried has been superb. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Y4981TSmikeh
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I ordered a take away from here after reading many good reviews. Apart from the food being lukewarm which you get from a long delivery on a busy weekend evening so was expected, i found the curry sauces to be very watery. I like a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank KatrinaJane86
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was absolutely fantastic, offering a range of intuitive and new items on the menu... along with traditional dishes. The Crab and Calamari on the Starters Menu was amazing, fresh and fragrant. The staff were very attentive, taking time to check on you and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Peter_Hobbs
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been a few time to this restaurant and always enjoyed it . The service is good and good atmosphere, the dishes are nicely presented. Would recommend

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Virginie1461
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've seen so may people raving about how amazing Olive is, that my expectations were extremely high. Don't get me wrong the food was nice, but would I say it's the best Indian meal I've ever had from a take away? In all honesty, sadly...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank RoadTripBunny
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service is great, the food is amazing and they have always catered to any dietary needs!! There is a lot of choice on the menu. We have eaten both in the restaurant and had deliveries and the food always arrives piping hot and just...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Denisepatel84
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit to the Olive and I have to say that it was excellent. The service was great and the food was lovely. I used the online booking system which worked very well. I Look forward to visiting again soon.

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Allan F
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4 April 2018|
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Response from Lilypops1970 | Reviewed this property |
You can park on the main road but can get busy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16-18 Lawn Lane, Hemel Hempstead HP3 9HL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Hemel Hempstead
  • Phone Number: +44 1442 257786
  • E-mail
olive is fast becoming the chosen favourite amongst 'curry' lovers. Our five star master chefs are dedicated to bringing our wide range of patrons the most authentic Indian cuisine.
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