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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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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, Dinner, Lunch, 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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    Very good
  • 31
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good quality

Ate here one evening with a group of friends and it was such a lovely evening. Good good, great staff and a great atmosphere. The service was very quick and we never wanted for anything. There were 10 in our party and that was not a problem, all our food was served at the same time and the bill... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Ate here one evening with a group of friends and it was such a lovely evening. Good good, great staff and a great atmosphere. The service was very quick and we never wanted for anything. There were 10 in our party and that was not a problem, all our food was served at the same time and the bill at... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 via mobile

I arrived, alone and unannounced, about 8.30pm on a Tuesday evening. No problem. In fact nothing was a problem to any of the young male/ female staff. Cheerful, helpful, and decidedly thoughtful. A three course meal...ample portions, hot, served efficiently, and tasted very nice...plus a pot of tea, for £12.10. Can't argue with that in my book. I am one... More 

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lancashire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Went here for a friends birthday and the food was just fantastic, its nice and relaxed atmosphere inside, there is a lot to chose from on the menu. The staff were very, very good and helpful.

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Southport. Uk
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Had lunch today here. Decided to go for the 3 course for £10, was exceptional value. I had goats cheese salad, chicken forestiere and peach melba ice cream and meringue. No complaints. Staff were great

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We live in Ormskirk and this has been so far the best restaurant in the area. The food is freshly prepared and has its proper taste. Staff are always lovely and helpful. You will not be disappointed.

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Lancashire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Visited with my wife and her friend. Nice setting, we sat upstairs which was nice & comfortable fairly busy with a nice relaxed atmosphere. Loads of tasty choice on the menu including vegetarian options for our friend. Fantastic tasting food, which was well presented. Best bit was the bill which was very very responsible.

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Newport, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

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

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
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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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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Additional Information about The Fat Olive

Address: 8 St Helens Road, Ormskirk, England
Phone Number: +44 1695 577055
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Ormskirk
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
Average Prices: USD 6 - 32
Cuisine: Italian, International, Mediterranean, British, Greek

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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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