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The Olive Tree

270 High Street, Berkhamsted HP4 1AQ, England
+44 1442 876726
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“moussaka” (22 reviews)
“pitta” (21 reviews)
“greek sausage” (6 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
270 High Street, Berkhamsted HP4 1AQ, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited on a Sunday with our two small children and a couple of friends. The service was spot on, attentive and very friendly without being over bearing. Very welcoming to the children. We had a meat platter and various mezze dishes. All were well...More

Thank Hodgy36
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Live locally & have come to The Olive Tree several times this year. Food is absolutely fantastic. Great flavours & top quality. Service is warm & friendly. Would definitely recommend

Thank Cosmopolitan576395
Reviewed 2 days ago

Food was absolutely delicious and very authentic greek. Staff were lovely and friendly, making us feel at ease. Would potentially recommend booking in advance as it can be busy at times (especially weekend evenings).

Thank ruthharding16
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We popped in for a quick lunch with a 16 month old. Staff great! High chair and plastic plate at the ready! Food was good and arrived in good time. Very helpful and pleasant staff. Will be returning when not in a hurry as would...More

Thank ml180
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here with 2 friends, we were made to feel very welcome. Our server was knowledgeable and enthusiastically explained the menu, the choices, how and when it would be served. The food was very tasty, full of flavour and well presented. I particularly liked the...More

Thank Serge L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dropped in on spec as it was beautifully sunny, and I had a rare afternoon off - it looked perfect to sit in the garden and have a coffee. On seeing the food being consumed, I fancied upgrading to a full late lunch, but nobody...More

Thank PJB1010
TheOliveTree270, Owner at The Olive Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi PJB1010, Thank you for taking your time to review our restaurant. I would firstly like to apologise if you felt unwanted or unwelcome as this is definitely not the experience we want our guests having when entering our small family run establishment. It appears...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every time I have been to the Olive Tree I have not been disappointed. Delicious Greek food in a lovely setting.

Thank Kara L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I cannot believe how great the food and service is at the Olive Tree. From the moment we entered we were treated like royalty and served beautiful hand made fresh authentic Greek food. Where people previously complain about pricing they should be cut short as...More

1  Thank suzysarmast
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Should you find your self torn between the Greek wrap for £10 or chicken souvlakia for £7 the difference is the remove one skewer of chicken add 5 chips.More

1  Thank godfra01
TheOliveTree270, Owner at The Olive Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Godfra01, We apologise you feel this way about our wraps. Not only are our souvlaki hand-skewered using premium free-range chicken breast, we use authentic PDO Greek Yoghurt when making our tzatziki and provide only the best traditional pita from Greece itself. Fresh ingredients tend...More

Reviewed 17 September 2018

Visited the Olive two weeks ago for lunch and can’t complain about the quality of the food however the size of portions/price I can. I paid £40 for one small gyros which contained little meat, one tiny moussaka which was served on small side plate...More

1  Thank Croxy1973
TheOliveTree270, Owner at The Olive Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Croxy, Fresh ingredients tend to cost more which in turns mean you pay a slightly higher price than pre-prepared, frozen or microwaved food. For this, I cannot apologise as I would prefer providing my customers with fresh food using high quality products, as opposed...More

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Questions & Answers
Jill M
3 August 2018|
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Response from TheOliveTree270 | Property representative |
Yes wew do have air conditioning inside.
Janice R
20 March 2016|
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Response from Lynda K | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I cannot help you. I am not the owner so it would be advisable to call or look online and see if they have menus to look at. Hope this is helpful.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$33
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 16:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 270 High Street, Berkhamsted HP4 1AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Berkhamsted
  • Phone Number: +44 1442 876726
  • E-mail
We are a family owned restaurant serving you delectable Hellenic Mezethes from recipes handed down through generations of home cooking! Kali Orexi!
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