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The Fat Olive

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Italian, International, Mediterranean, British, Greek
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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
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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: Dinner, Lunch, 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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  • 135
    Excellent
  • 57
    Very good
  • 31
    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
Well worth the money

Ate here on Tuesday and they have an offer on for £10 and you get 3 courses! Good menu choice, very attentive staff and a nice atmosphere. I will definitely be returning and recommend it for a good value meal.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
Jamesclarke2013
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English first
Newport, United Kingdom
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123 reviews 123 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Sunday evening 3 courses for £10 was great value and very tasty food. Drinks error was rectified immediately and a drink also taken off the bill which was a nice gesture. A classy place we'll be back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

For the value of £10 for three courses it was amazing. I paid a small supplement and had the fillet steak stew which was the nicest thing I have eaten in a long time. To finish with most of our party had the cheesecake and pear drop ice cream. The ice cream was amazing and we are all still talking... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Thoroughly enjoyed ourselves here. Been at uni all day doing work, and thought we'd nip in for the 3 courses for £10 offer on the way home. Service was perfect throughout, the food was great. Atmosphere was good, can't fault the place. Will go back, will recommend.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Had the 3 course offer for £10 starter was lovely came very quick. Had the liver pate really tasty. I ordered the chicken and chips for my main, was ok, no salad the plate looked bare, bit of salad would have been nice. The cheesecake for desert was a bit soggy but the pear drop ice cream was really good.... More 

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Lancashire, England
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83 reviews 83 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Visited with friends on a Saturday evening. Good atmosphere and service ok. Food only ok too. I had the sausage and pepper casserole special starter, which was only ok and like my mums stew so good as a winter warmer but not what I want in a restaurant meal. Main course was sea food pasta which was average. When it... More 

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Visited this restaurant last night (3rd May) for the first time. This will not be our last !! It's a fantastic place, the service, food and general atmosphere are top rate. We ordered from the 3 courses for £10 each and every course was excellent, plentiful and hot. Can't believe how they do it. The staff are run ragged but... More 

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45 reviews 45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Ate here on Tuesday and they have an offer on for £10 and you get 3 courses! Good menu choice, very attentive staff and a nice atmosphere. I will definitely be returning and recommend it for a good value meal.

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Salford, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

I visited here for a family meal for my birthday and wasn't disappointed, there was plenty of choice for everyone and loads of vegetarian options. The service was good and the food was excellent. We looked at the website before visiting and they have great offers on everyday. Overall great value for money and I would definitely return here.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Visited numerous times when seeing our daughter at Edge Hill Uni, always had good meals at very reasonable prices. Last night was 3 courses for £10, we each had a different course all great! My wife's cod was an extra £2.50 but well worth it. Lots of staff and very good service and - it is quick - no waiting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

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

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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, Greek

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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