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“Perfect ending for our time in Brugge”
Review of The Olive Tree

The Olive Tree
Ranked #10 of 710 Restaurants in Bruges
Certificate of Excellence
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Atlanta
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Perfect ending for our time in Brugge”
Reviewed 23 May 2014 via mobile

Excellent Greek food. Family run restaurant. Lovely decor. Very welcoming. We have always loved Greek food. The food was delicious, from beginning to end. The waiter was friendly and helpful. The moussaka and the prawns were delicious. Dinner included a bowl of fresh salad and warm pita bread for the table. We finished with a delicious moist orange cake with a drizzle of chocolate and wonderful Greek coffee.
This will be a special memory of our last evening in Brugge.

Visited May 2014
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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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“The BEST in Brugge”
Reviewed 22 May 2014

We spent three days in Brugge and stopped at many restaurants but all had standard tourist fare with very high prices. When we checked on TripAdvisor and saw this recommendation and made dinner reservations. It was the best in all of Belgium and NL. The hosts were welcoming and very gracious, the food well prepared and served.....definitely try the calamari

  • Visited May 2014
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El Macero
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“Greece in Bruges? Great surprise.”
Reviewed 18 May 2014

My wife and I arrived in Bruges after flying overnight from San Franciso and managed to drag ourselves around for the day. We reserved an early table (6:30) at the Olive Tree and had a great dinner. It is authentic Greek and the owners/servers take a lot of pride in the ambiance and quality of the food. Warning, the restaurant is small and reservations on a weekend are important.

  • Visited May 2014
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Great food and service!”
Reviewed 16 May 2014

My girlfriend and I happened to stumble upon this restaurant when we were in Bruges in Dec '12, and we were so glad we did!

The food was amazing, and the service just as good. We got chatting to the waiter/owner who we found out used to work in the same city as we come from, it was such a coincidence...small world!

Would recommend it to anyone, and also we'll definitely be visiting next time we're in Bruges!

  • Visited December 2013
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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“SottoK”
Reviewed 14 May 2014

We have been in Brugge for a few days and came across The Olive Tree. It does not disappoint. Greek food served in an authentic manner by brilliant staff who know how to make you feel like a long lost cousin. The lamb cutles were moist and plentiful. The calamari was a whole piece , tender and clean. We were treated to a Metaxa and dessert.
I would go back and eat with these lovely people again.
Ασπασια και Πσρασκευα σας ευχάριστο για μια αξέχαστη βραδιά.
Σωτήρος και Καρεν από Αυστραλία

  • Visited May 2014
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