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28 Yarmouth Road | Ellingham,, Bungay NR352PN, England
01508518147
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Fabulous

Surprise birthday meal for a friend. The food was just beautiful, the fish delicate and seasoned perfectly. One of my friends had the goats cheese ravioli...gorgeous! Attentive staff and reasonably priced for the quality of the food. Great!

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 23, 2015
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Lowestoft, England, United Kingdom
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Lowestoft, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Surprise birthday meal for a friend. The food was just beautiful, the fish delicate and seasoned perfectly. One of my friends had the goats cheese ravioli...gorgeous! Attentive staff and reasonably priced for the quality of the food. Great!

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Busan, South Korea
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52 reviews 52 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

We have been twice now and The Olive Tree always impresses; superb Italian food served in generous portions, good wines, great personal service and a cosy atmosphere. Thoroughly recommended!

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Norwich
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Some friends had booked us in to The Olive Tree for a New Years Eve dinner. Twenty four hours to go and we were informed that the restaurant had decided not to open. Good work Olive Tree!

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oxford, england
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287 reviews 287 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
173 helpful votes 173 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Met friends here earlier in nov - they're local and suggested the 'olive tree'. Easy to find - it's in the village of ellingham, near Bungay with a carpark at the front. Informal / relaxed atmosphere and friendly service - we were made to feel very welcome. Bistro style. Delicious food and a good selection of wine. Really Looking forward... More 

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Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
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114 reviews 114 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
176 helpful votes 176 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Four of us went for a meal on a Saturday evening. Our friends had been before, and we are so glad they suggested this restaurant. The food was all top quality; the service was excellent; the ambience superb. We had a really lovely evening with beautiful food, and will return soon.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Our second family trip to the Olive Tree and we were all very impressed again. A warm welcome, fantastic and attentive customer service and, of course, delicious food. We all had pasta dishes (linguine with duck and porcini mushrooms/spaghetti with prawns in a tomato sauce) - beautifully flavoured and very generous portions! Desserts - chocolate torte and panacotta. Great wine... More 

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London UK
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4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

whenever the family are in Norfolk we go to this restaurant. it is one of our favourite places. the staff are fantastic, the food it wonderful and we love the atmosphere of the place. well done to all involved for creating such a gem of a place, we only wish it was nearer our house.

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Norfolk
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Enjoyed a wonderful meal here, the service was excellent as was the food. Great atmosphere, & great food, the steak was so good, when cutting in to it it was like cutting into butter. Will definitely return.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

What an amazing and well kept Suffolk secret! Run by husband (chef) and wife (front of house) team. Comprehensive but succinct menu of quality food in a beautiful old village pub. I could wax lyrical all evening about any of the dishes we had (party of four) but the pigeon breast, ravioli and pizza were unbelievably good, and don't get... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The Olive Tree serves some of the best food I have ever had. Gail and Raf are the nicest couple and do a very excellent job creating the perfect atmosphere in a restaurant. The food is always wonderful, and many creations are impossible to find elsewhere. The service is always top notch, and everybody in the whole place is always... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 28 Yarmouth Road | Ellingham,, Bungay NR352PN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Bungay
  • Phone Number: 01508518147

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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