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28 Yarmouth Road | Ellingham,, Bungay NR352PN, England
01508518147
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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
This is a posh eatery.

The location of this establishment is a little of the beaten track in Ellingham not Bungay. It used to be a local pub but when support fell away it was bought as an Italian Eatery. Fine dining is the order of the day and the food and service are very nice.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
John W
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Beccles, United Kingdom
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Beccles, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

The location of this establishment is a little of the beaten track in Ellingham not Bungay. It used to be a local pub but when support fell away it was bought as an Italian Eatery. Fine dining is the order of the day and the food and service are very nice.

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Lowestoft, England, United Kingdom
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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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58 reviews 58 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 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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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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307 reviews 307 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
190 helpful votes 190 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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118 reviews 118 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
185 helpful votes 185 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
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
26 helpful votes 26 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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51 reviews 51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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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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