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The Fig & The Olive

254 Shear Brow | 254 Shear Brow, Blackburn BB1 8DS, England
+44 1254 602154
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible15%
Travellers talk about
“churros” (3 reviews)
“panini” (2 reviews)
Open Now
09:30 - 22:00All hours
Cafe, Fusion
££ - £££
254 Shear Brow | 254 Shear Brow, Blackburn BB1 8DS, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Heard good things but left disappointed overall and the prices are a complete rip off as well as not being clearly advertised. Ordered 2 drinks, samosas (mini), lamb chops and a thali with a bill of nearly £33.00. Samosas were mini with some kind of...More

1  Thank billaklwndr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Avoid this place, I don't know what all the fuss is about, been here twice now, it is nothing special, quite expensive for what it is. Latest visit (second chance if you will) was 08 Aug 17, found a large hair imbedded in the filling...More

1  Thank Sab120
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with my cousins & had a brilliant experience. Waiters very attentive & friendly. Place was nice & clean. Food was delicious & well presented. The specials are definitely worth the try. Would defo visit again. Keep up the good work

Thank Khat1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely little restaurant with yummy food. A menu that appeals to both adults and children. All of the food was lovely but particularly enjoyed the gujrati thali and the churros were amazing. Service was a little slow with the desserts as the restaurant was...More

1  Thank MrsEhsan
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

I go all the way from Bradford to go eat at this place, as you all probably know when it comes to halal food Bradford has it all. However the Fig and the olive is unique, they cook English, Indian, Italian, Asian and many other...More

Thank hsmhsm555
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

It seems like they are never open. I have been on 3 different occasions. 1st time they were redecorating, 2nd time shut even though open hours said they would be open and 3rd time the kitchen was shut only cold food available. Not going to...More

Thank sav n
Ishy P, General Manager at The Fig & The Olive, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Hi sorry to see you have visited and you were closed, if we are closing due to a refurb like mentioned then we do always update our followers on social media as that is how we communicate with the vast majority, the other occasions i...More

Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Visited 21/07/17- a group of 12. The place was really busy but that didn't stop us being served on time and the main thing was the food was absolutely delicious! Starters, main and desserts were lovely. Definitely will be visiting again very soon

Thank Nassy122
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Well worth the drive from Manchester. Have to say service next to nothing ana quality served ana very tasty. Pizza 🍕 best I have in time puts pizza hit ana Dominos aside. Desert well presented. Will visit again with family. Must give this place try...More

Thank J88bbr
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Went for a casual meal, and I was surprised that the food was actually quite good. The place itself was well presented, very relaxed etc. The only thing that was a bit strange was that we were asked to leave because people were waiting for...More

1  Thank TA1993
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Great atmosphere. Very spacious for prams (my group had two). Service was great. Food was amazing. Would come again.

Thank Shabana82
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
09:30 - 20:00
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 254 Shear Brow | 254 Shear Brow, Blackburn BB1 8DS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Blackburn
  • Phone Number: +44 1254 602154
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