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The Olive Branch

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Address: Main Street, Clipsham, England
Phone Number: 441780410355
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Award winning village pub with rooms.

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60th Birthday Celebration.

We booked the Barn dining room at The Olive Branch and 5 of the rooms at the Beech House B&B across the road, for 12 family members to celebrate my husband's 60th birthday. From... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We booked the Barn dining room at The Olive Branch and 5 of the rooms at the Beech House B&B across the road, for 12 family members to celebrate my husband's 60th birthday. From the very first emails exchanged to our departure today the service has been exemplary. We could check in at the B&B from 3pm and had great... More 

Thank Helen315
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent food as always. Staff very friendly but service not quite up to usual standard today, appeared to be a bit disorganised. Excellent value for money.

Thank Tootsie1979
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30 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visit this lovely place on a fairly regular basis but each time we leave feeling slightly ripped off and joke that the menu really hasn't changed for 10 years. It needs a big update with new decor, the bar is awkward and doesn't work well combining drinkers with eaters and the whole theme is tired. The handwritten nature of... More 

2 Thank RHBRutland
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124 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

We had heard great things about this place and had finally got round to booking it for our wedding anniversary. I expected more of a posh restaurant than a cosy pub due to all its awards but it was a lovely atmosphere. The staff were very attentive and even though they brought the wrong dish out to my husband it... More 

Thank canada_rocks1
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169 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

The rooms are beautiful and smell divine. They are across the road in a separate house from the restaurant. Don't let this put you off as Clipsham is such a quiet village it is not and issue and quite nice to experience life there as a local. The restaurant is run by a very talented chef who used to have... More 

Thank KnownTravelWriter
Grantham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Having chosen the Olive Branch as a place to celebrate our Engagement we weren't disappointed. The food was excellent as always, along with the service and the atmosphere. The entire family enjoyed it and it was a first visit for most of them but they have all said they will visit again.

Thank Gareth3681
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Having celebrated our anniversary last night at the Olive Branch I can not sing it's praises higher. There were candles on every table the gorgeous fireplace was lit. Our name was on a little chalkboard on our table. The gourmet set menu was amazing. Each course was a taste bud treat. At the end of the evening as I'd advised... More 

Thank freddie l
Brisbane, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

We stayed for the night in 'Double Cream' room. Lovely room, really enjoyed our stay there. Excellent meal with very welcoming staff. Later walked round part of Rutland Water. Barnsdale Gardens are quite near and are very interesting with a good cafe. Also check out the famous hew hedge nearby.

Thank Borntosew44
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Visited 'The Olive Branch' for the first time today. We sat in the courtyard area as weather was lovely but moved in doors as there was a lot of wasps about. The food was superb and the lunch time set menu was really good value. Good selection of vegetarian choices. The staff were very friendly and welcoming.

Thank Frostyem
Stamford, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Every mouthful was a real pleasure and treat. The combination of flavours blended superbly. Presentation excellent and all staff welcoming, happy and helpful. Booked as a last minute birthday surprise and could not have had anywhere else in the world such a wonderful meal. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit and look forward to the next time. I recommend this to... More 

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