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US$7 - US$21
Cafe, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Arabic
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really disappointing- we had the double platter - really very bland; Baba Ganouj a really strange but actually unpleasant taste, hummus without lemon/garlic was tasteless, falafels very dry and again without flavour. We were anticipating a meal full of flavour but regretfully very bland

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took family here for lunch when they were visiting, one of whom had spent a lot of time in Syria. We had a large family platter chosen by the staff after asking what our preferences were and really enjoyed the food which was truly...authentic. The choice and price was excellent and we'll happily return soon.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 22 August 2021

went here as group of 3. had the double combo which was great. this is a plant based menu with traditional Syrian and Mediterranean fare. coffee and tea not too hot so if thats how you like it i would say something. they do a...traditional Turkish coffee.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 20 July 2021

Whilst on a walk along the riverside we came upon this small but Friendly outlet, The coffee (great value at £2) was lovely, with a plain croissant and pain au chocolat (Total £7) I’m not a vegetarian but If I was a local I would...definitely try their main food, looked delicious.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 10 July 2021

For Saturday lunch, we had the Olive Branch platter, which was excellent value at £15 for two. There were about 20 different ingredients, attractively arranged on a large plate. Service was rapid and efficient. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 4 July 2021

The food is absolutely delicious, (the nicest hummus I’ve ever tasted) and everything is so healthy and wholesome, you feel like you are giving your body a real treat. My husband enjoyed his so much he went back on his own a week later (without...me, how dare he!) The fava beans are particularly good. We over-ordered the first time and were given our left overs in a box to take home. We ate until we were stuffed, we had enough leftovers for another meal and the bill was only £25 for the two of us. And it was all vegan and healthy, what more can anyone want? (and Abdul and Fatima are delightful)More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 14 June 2021

Ordered food for 12 people for my parents’ anniversary. Fatema was so helpful choosing dishes and the food was incredible. We drove an hour to pick it up and it was so worth it. I honestly wish we lived closer as this would quickly become...a favourite place to eat. I cannot recommend it highly enough.More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 30 January 2021 via mobile

This isn’t the first time that we’ve had a delivery during lockdown from the Olive Branch - a delicious treat for my birthday...two platters heaped with food. Absolutely delicious, fresh and tasty - made what could have been a bit of a miserable birthday very...lovely!More

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 18 October 2020

What a lovely little restaurant this is!!! It has just opened again for eating inside. My friend and I were looked after by the owner, Abdul, who was very friendly and advised us on what dishes to choose when we asked. We started with the...mildly spiced lentil soup and ordered two vegetarian platters which came up with lovely warm flatbreads. The food was freshly prepared and absolutely delicious!!! We followed with sweetmeats, including backlava, and freshly brewed Turkish coffee. We enjoyed every morsal and can't wait to return! Very Covid friendly! Felt very safe there!More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 5 September 2020

We had takeaway and delivery for the first time at one of our favourite restaurants and they didn't disappoint. Well presented food, full of colour and full of taste, it was delicious and delightful Thanks

Date of visit: September 2020
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Yes, the olive branch offers takeaway services.

Yes, the olive branch offers delivery services.

the olive branch is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5