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The Olive Tree

258 High Road, Loughton IG10 1RB, England
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Ranked #3 of 51 Restaurants in Loughton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $63
Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Greek, Mediterranean, Tapas, Bar
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Our menu draws it's influence from the Mediterranean (Greece, Portugal, Italy, Spain...) using Fresh quality ingredients sourced locally wherever possible.Whether you are wanting a quick simple lunch, meeting with business colleagues or planning a special night out with friends and family, The Olive Tree is the perfect choice.
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English first
Loughton, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW via mobile

Been a while since we've been here - way too long. Food was top notch. Doesn't feel like a 'local' restaurant, this restaurant has a very upmarket ambience. Thanks Manos, will see you again soon.

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Essex, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

Went with a group of girls for a birthday night . Warm friendly atmosphere , a good mix of people of all ages .Good service a varied menu with good service .There was a saxophone player that absolutely made the night and created a party atmosphere and you can a have a boogie later on , which we did .... More 

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Brentwood, England, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

7 girls table booked for 7.40 very busy! Andre saxman was performing and the atmosphere was brilliant, towards the end of the evening everyone was up dancing! We ordered the 2 courses for £26 food was brilliant would recommend the mussels and the scallops and the main of pork and duck were lovely too! If your looking for dinner and... More 

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Loughton, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Thanks to Manos and his lovely staff for a wonderful evening .. The food was delicious and such a lovely atmosphere .. Great singer and we were able to have a dance ... Well done a lovely restaurant and lovely food .. A lovely way to celebrate Christmas with friends

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London, United Kingdom
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84 reviews 84 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We are certainly lacking in great places to eat in this area, but this place is a little gem. I've just had lunch here with 3 lady friends, and it was excellent. Our waiter was so pleasant, which you don't find very often in Loughton or Buckhurst Hill. I loved the food and will take my husband as he's so... More 

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Loughton, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

The Olive Tree Loughton is by far the best restaurant in Loughton and the surrounding area, the food is extremely good and always cooked from fresh, the staff are fantastic and nothing is to much trouble they make the whole experience friendly, fun and thoroughly enjoyable with a great atmosphere. Tim, Toni & Henry

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Wickham Market
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200 reviews 200 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We were looking for somewhere to have morning coffee. Tea and coffee were available, with a presumption we wanted a cappuccino! The only food available was breakfast, so I had to have toast. No jam, so was offered marmite/ honey. The honey had a strange taste, I was told it was Greek! Prices were average, service a little slow, but... More 

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London, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I've visited the Olive Tree with friends, for a family meal and chosen it for my teenage daughter's birthday celebration. The menu is varied enough to suit all occasions and the food was extremely good every time. The staff were knowledgeable and friendly. The service was prompt but not rushed. If you want a quiet meal it's best to go... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The restaurant has live music some evenings which is really good and creates a lively atmosphere The food is good although I feel they should have "specials " available as the menu can be a bit 'sanely' The staff are really friendly and like to join everyone dancing .

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Godalming, United Kingdom
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98 reviews 98 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This was our first trip to Loughton for a while but having lived in the area a few years ago and knowing how few good restaurants survive for long there, we went with low expectations. Very welcoming, great round table (need to book) and a clever menu which had dishes from all over the Med and not just the standards.... More 

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Additional Information about The Olive Tree

Address: 258 High Road, Loughton IG10 1RB, England
Phone Number: 2085023332
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Loughton
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 25 - 63
Cuisine: Greek, Mediterranean, Tapas, Bar

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