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The Fat Olive

8 St Helens Road, Ormskirk, England
01695 577 055
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Ranked #22 of 92 restaurants in Ormskirk
Price range: $6 - $32
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean, International, British
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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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
Southport
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

This was an impulse visit. We very greeted in a friendly manner and seated immediately. We each had steak (Monday special: half price). They were tender and served with tasty sauces. The menu is not as big as it used to be but all the dishes look very tempting. Will we be back? Definitely!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

Went with a party of around 12 for a mates birthday, There was already a bigger party of people there, however, the service was really good. Our orders were taken very quickly, and our drinks were kept topped up well. The decor and layout of the place was nice too. The quality of the food and the size of the... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

Have been twice to this restaurant and both times have thoroughly enjoyed it, it's great value (3 courses for £10 on certain days). Great choices on the menu, staff are lovely and friendly, the place has a nice feel to it, would highly recommend! Can't wait to go back!

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Visited The Fat Olive yesterday for the first time and have to say we were very impressed, made a reservation online which they confirmed via email. Staff were very polite and we opted for the £10 three course meal and were very pleased with the selection of dishes available, the portions were just right, I asked for my steak medium... More

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London
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Lovely staff. The food was great and everyone of us (14) enjoyed the meal. Value for money was very good. Two of us went back the next day just for a drink, and we were met with the same friendliness and welcome.

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Preston, United Kingdom
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17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

My girlfriend booked The Fat Olive for her daughters 21st birthday celebration. From the moment we arrived nothing was too much trouble for the attentive staff. Even though there were nineteen in our party our food was served without undue delay. The food was excellent and there were no complaints from our party. The comfortable surroundings and chilled atmosphere all... More

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SpinningJen, Owner at The Fat Olive, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind works about Fat Olive. I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal at your families 21st Celebration. We hope to welcome you back. More

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We heard about the 3 course offer and decided to give it a go, Well it has to be said myself, my good lady and our 18yr old who was hesitant about coming out !! Had a fantastic meal.... the service was excellent food too good for the price we paid... All in all on a typical Tuesday evening we've... More

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SpinningJen, Owner at The Fat Olive, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind works about Fat Olive. I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal and took advantage of our offer. We plan our offers very carefully to give the best value for money in the area and its great to hear that it pays off. We hope to welcome you back. More

Liverpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Amazing food, passionate staff, great service! Second time I have fined here and again really happy! The second time I had the £10 meal deal and I just can't understand how they can provide such fantastic food such a low cost! The atmosphere is brilliant and the staff have a great knowledge of the menu and are very happy to... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Having eaten here a few times I booked the Fat Olive for my retirement party on July 18th and was absolutely delighted with the evening. I took along 47 friends and colleagues(some of them quite demanding!) and they were served promptly and with charm! We had the £16 set menu (with an added dish when I requested it) and I... More

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SpinningJen, Owner at The Fat Olive, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind works about Fat Olive. I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed your retirement meal. It was a pleasure to plan the event with you. We hope to welcome you back. More

Chorley, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Visited the Fat Olive on a Wednesday evening for a friends birthday and we were not disappointed. This was our first visit and we were made to feel most welcome. We hadn't booked and upon arrival the restaurant was busy and almost full. We were seated to our table promptly and politely, nothing was too much trouble. We tried the... More

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SpinningJen, Owner at The Fat Olive, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind works about Fat Olive. I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal with your friends. Thank you also for your patience on a very busy evening. We hope to welcome you back. More

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