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“real greek hospitality”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of The Olive Tree

The Olive Tree
Ranked #9 of 706 Restaurants in Bruges
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
ATHENS
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“real greek hospitality”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2010

paraskeva eyfharistoume poly gia tis stigmes sto magazi sou

you offered us great dinners and great company
you have a very very good restaurant in brugge
it is at the top levels of all the brugge restaurant

eyfhome kai pali kalh lefteria sthn glykytati gynaika sou me ena gero paidaki

filia apo athens
iraklis & rika (july 2010)

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New York City, New York
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“You'll feel like you're in Athens!!!! I real find!!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2010

We walked by and noticed how quaint and charming the restaurant looked, so we gave it a try. Living in NYC, we are truely crazy about carefully, well prepared food where the chefs really care about the preparation. This was a dining experience. First, the ambiance is impeccable; the tables and menus are made from authentic olive tree wood. The food was all carefully prepared by (as we learned during dessert) mom and dad in the kitchen. Their son was the waiter. They all moved from Greece 3 years ago with the son's bride who was raised in bruges. We are olive oil fanatics -- the oil and bread were amazing. The wines from greece (we tried the chardoney) were very unique. The taramosalata and prawns appetizers were tasty and so well seasoned. The grilled fish and calamari was perfectly prepared, again, with delicious olive oil and lemon. We skipped dessert so can not really comment, but the staff brought us complimentary sweets to finish off a very enjoyable evening.

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London, United Kingdom
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“A fantastic resturant.....the best we ate in Bruges..”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2010

Worth booking as we had to wait around an hour to get a table. Food was exceptional, and a real althernative to the other cuisine available in Bruges.

The resturant is very much a family affair, and this is evident in the service. It was a little slow, but worth the wait. Our waiter was attentive, and cleary proud of his resturant, family and food.

The food was delicious, plentiful and very fresh. There was a great ambiance inside, and as its just off the main square, its very busy.

I would highly recommend this resturant.....but just make a booking first!

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Southern England
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“Great alternative to usual Belgium fare!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2010

Delightfully run Greek restaurant with good range of dishes for vegetarians and meat-lovers alike, and a change from the steaks & chips offered in most local restaurants. Beautifully presented courses and worth paying a bit more than average.

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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“lovely restaurant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2010

We went here on our last night in Bruges. Belgium is very expensive but we found this very affordable. The food freshly cooked and the service excellent from a very attentive waiter. Would go back again and again!

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