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The Fat Olive

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Italian, Mediterranean, International, British
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8 St Helens Road, Ormskirk, England
+44 1695 577055
Today
12:00 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/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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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Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations
Late Night

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 112
    Excellent
  • 50
    Very good
  • 27
    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
Most recent review
Would definately recommend eating here!

We've had some really good meals over the last few months at the Fat Olive. The staff are very welcoming and always manage to find us a table no matter how busy! It's definitely a regular haunt for us in Ormskirk where there is a good amount of competition. Dressed up or dressed down it's a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
nicola m
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Bickerstaffe, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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214 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Bickerstaffe, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

We've had some really good meals over the last few months at the Fat Olive. The staff are very welcoming and always manage to find us a table no matter how busy! It's definitely a regular haunt for us in Ormskirk where there is a good amount of competition. Dressed up or dressed down it's a relaxing night with a... More 

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

came here last month with my friend, we were seated straight away even though we hadn't booked, our drinks arrived promptly, and the staff were lovely. I would highly recommend this restaurant.

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Ormskirk, United Kingdom
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

had a lovely meal there on valentines day, the staff are all very nice and helpful they will always try and fit you in even if you try to book at short notice. have been there many times before and not had reason to complain about anything. Food is always very nice also well presented.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

first time visit in a party of 20 celebrating birthday.te service for such a large party was fantastic....the restraunt was busy quite like the wardrobe in Narnia it looks quite medium sized restraunt from outside but its a huge restraunt we were situated in the other room which is absolutely lovely theres upstairs as well...will most definetly be going back... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I booked a table for two at 7.30 tuesday 17th feb had no idea about the deal on 3 course meal before going and when i was presented it i was about to dismiss it as i would normally do and go straight for the main menue as my experiance of these deals have always left a lot to be... More 

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Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

I took my girlfriend to the Fat Olive for Valentine's Day and was not disappointed. Everything was brilliant; the food, the service, we were not waiting long between the courses, great value and a decent price considering it was Valentine's Day. Awesome.

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Norfolk
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Haven't eaten here yet but will be definitely booking for when I am next in Ormskirk. Just wanted to say that the staff really lovely when I have phoned to organize a surprise going out of their way to make it special. Thank you! Brilliant!

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I had an excellent meal here which was not only tasty but cheap as chips to. Lunch time meal for £5 or 2/3 course for £10.95.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

This place offers fine dining with fantastic offers on Tues Weds and Suns they do 3 courses for £10 food is top notch and ambience is fabulous x highly recommend x

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Ormskirk, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 via mobile

Amazing value for money. Any pasta or pizza £5. Staff lovely and so is the food. Didn't wait long and we weren't disappointed. Food was stunning fresh and portion size was great. Would recommend this restaurant ..

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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, Mediterranean, International, 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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?