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The Fat Olive

8 St Helens Road, Ormskirk, England
01695 577 055
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Ranked #22 of 96 Restaurants in Ormskirk
Price range: $6 - $32
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean, International, British
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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.
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English first
Ormskirk, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Why oh why do meringues have to be shop bought. Christmas meal for 26 quid. The lamb shank was lovely but the mushrooms and dessert was a bit ...meh. Would go back but don't expect anything amazing. The midweek deals obviously are better value. I am yet to find anywhere decent in ormskirk. We are so far behind cities when... More 

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St Helens UK
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

Last minute booking for midweek lunch. Arrived and received a warm welcome. Only several tables occupied which made atmosphere quiet but food and house wine was pleasant. Interested to see that evening events are held at weekend and would love to return, when it is full.

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Kettleshulme, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We booked Fat Olive for my daughters Baby Shower last Sunday. We had a great time! The room was fantastic and we were allowed to deorate it as we wanted. The staff couldnt have been more helpful and did everything to ensure our event went smoothly and everyone enjoyed it. The food was good value for the £10 a head... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

a delightful restaurant offering great quality food at phenomenal prices! Service is friendly, informative and lots of staff available so you are not waiting too long. The three courses for £10 offers great variety changing every month

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

A Lovely restaurant that offers 3 courses for £10 on a Tue, Wed and Sun with a good choice of meals. Excellent service, lovely food and an overall nice ambience additionally staff are very polite and tender to your every need.

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We went to the Fat Olive in Ormskirk on a Sunday in November we have been to the Wigan restaurant before but never on a Sunday. The Fat Olive meal was lovely especially the Lasgne and the sticky toffee pudding desert. The restaurant wasn't to busy which was great as the waitresses spread out the customers so you could have... More 

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Lytham St Annes England
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Was visiting Edge Hill Uni for an Open Day, researched restaurants in the Ormskirk area, choose this one and I can honestly say had a wonderful lunch. There were 4 of us in our party. We were shown to a really nice table, the menu was extensive, even for a Saturday lunch, specials were on the board ( I had... More 

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Northwich, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Quick stop for lunch with the family, nice and clean and well presented, staff friendly, menu not too fussy and they had a specials, 3 courses for £10, (non standard pizza/pasta meals were a bit extra) plus side dishes, which still was only £15 for 3 courses, and with a student up the road at nearby Edge Hill Uni there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

Popped in here on a Wednesday by chance and wow! We had the 3 course for 10 pound we got extra garlic bread with cheese and the steaks which was 5 pound supplement. Well worth it!! We had a few drinks which were priced probly in accordance to the cheap but amazing food. Will definantly return any time, staff were... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We hadn't been here for a while as felt standards had dropped but they are certainly up again now! Booked for 15 people, ended up with 17 which was no problem for the staff. Our waiter was lovely, friendly and helpful. Meals were all nice and enjoyed by everyone. One issue that 2 mains did not come out until everyone... More 

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Additional Information about The Fat Olive

Address: 8 St Helens Road, Ormskirk, England
Phone Number: 01695 577 055
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Ormskirk
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 6 - 32
Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, International, British

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