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The Fat Olive

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Italian, International, Mediterranean, British
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8 St Helens Road, Ormskirk, England
+44 1695 577055
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Today
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Our concept at The Fat Olive is based on providing fresh homemade food...
Our concept at The Fat Olive is based on providing fresh homemade food with ingredients sourced from local suppliers. With menus styled with a International theme and an added Traditional Lancashire twist you can be sure that there will be a dish to suit everyone's taste from either the a la carte menu or weekly changing specials. The restaurant boasts great modern decor and a friendly ambience offering a full wine list with draft and bottled beers available.
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Visitor rating
  • 130
    Excellent
  • 55
    Very good
  • 29
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice Food!!

Came here with friends for tea and catch up after having it recommended to us. We reserved a table as advised on the website and were glad we did as it was very busy (considering it was a tuesday evening) we ordered from the march menu 3courses for £10 and there was a varied choice. As it was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
Townsend080613
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Southport
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Lovely food , friendly staff Went for my friends birthday food was really nice . Lovely atmosphere will definitely go again ...

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Went with husband and 2 university-student daughters one Sunday to try the "3 courses for £10" offer. Expected small portions at that price, but happily surprised that they were a fair size. We all really enjoyed the food even though we all had different meals. We will certainly be back, a really good meal at a great price.

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Preston
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

If you go on a sunday, tuesday or wednesday the fat olive do 3 courses for £10. Choice is great and they change the menu each month. Terrific value for money amd delicious food. Would certainly recommend!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

Just had a lovely meal at the Fat Olive Black Pudding starter was gorgeous ordered 8oz steak for main meal & they served me with an extra steak too plus desserts were fabulous. Staff really friendly. Will definately return my favourite meal out this year!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

Food was spot on. No delay between courses. Sat down straight away. Starters, mains and sides with pint and half of peroni. Only £40.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Went today for the 3 for £10 offer and the food was absolutely delicious! Every meal was gorgeous and all good proportion sizes, would recommend to all!

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Southport
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Came here with friends for tea and catch up after having it recommended to us. We reserved a table as advised on the website and were glad we did as it was very busy (considering it was a tuesday evening) we ordered from the march menu 3courses for £10 and there was a varied choice. As it was Busy the... More 

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Manchester, England
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Last night a friend and I thoroughly enjoyed three courses from the set menu. I had the chicken goujons to start, with the 8oz rump steak for my main, followed by the vanilla cheesecake with pear drop ice cream, plus a soft drink. All for under £19. The steaks was cooked spot-on, which is always important to anyone who enjoys... More 

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Skelmersdale, England, United Kingdom
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Went on a Tuesday night for a girls catch-up. Service was slow but found out later a party of 16 had just shown up without booking. Had the three courses for a tenner and not bad. Start and main were lovely but the pudding not so much ( single cream on my hot fudge cake) overall would go again

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Visited on a Saturday at about 2pm, ordered off the set menu, I had soup n steak, mrs had salad n steak. Really big portions. Good quality of food at at very reasonable price. Nice choice of wine, will Deffo go back.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8 St Helens Road, Ormskirk, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Ormskirk
  • Phone Number: +44 1695 577055

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 32
  • Cuisine: Italian, International, Mediterranean, British

Description

Our concept at The Fat Olive is based on providing fresh homemade food with ingredients sourced from local suppliers. With menus styled with a International theme and an added Traditional Lancashire twist you can be sure that there will be a dish to suit everyone's taste from either the a la carte menu or weekly changing specials. The restaurant boasts great modern decor and a friendly ambience offering a full wine list with draft and bottled beers available.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?