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The Olive Tree

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Greek, Mediterranean, Tapas, Bar
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258 High Road, Loughton IG10 1RB, England
2085023332
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Today
10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Our menu draws it's influence from the Mediterranean (Greece, Portugal...
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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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 125
    Excellent
  • 48
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Ok food slow service

Went for lunch, the food was ok nothing special for the price, pasta seemed a little underdone and meat was a bit chewey, service was slow

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
ty2k
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London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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216 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
London, United Kingdom
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Went for lunch, the food was ok nothing special for the price, pasta seemed a little underdone and meat was a bit chewey, service was slow

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Chigwell, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

My wife, Angela and I invaded this eatery on Tuesday night. The decor, as always, was airy and welcoming with soft lighting. This, at times, could prove a challenge to reading the menu! But that said, we were greeted with courtesy and professionalism. The background music was just at the right volume and set the mood. We commenced festivities with... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

My friends and I went for a spot of breakfast. Good food, good ambience and great service. Couldn't spot an olive tree in the restaurants though harhar. Not that it ruined my meal or anything's, I don't even really like the olives! A long story short with it all, I had dirty shoes on but they didn't mind me walking... More 

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Loughton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Staff friendly and attentive. Food delicious. Atmosphere and entertainment wonderful. I'd recommend to any one.

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Essex, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

this restaurant been open 7 years and have heard so many different reviews so thought I would give it a whirl. Atmosphere was nice, my food was good, a bit pricey for what it was £8.95 for calamari starter £14.95 for chicken suvlaki. Hubby disappointed with his cote de beuf, £26.95 and he said it was really chewy, he expected... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

The staff and food are simply excellent! I would recommend this restaurant to anyone and everyone...

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Loughton, United Kingdom
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

My wife and I love the Olive Tree. By far the best restaurant in Loughton offering great food at sensible prices. The entertainers are always brilliant although Friday can be loud. The staff know us well and make a point of getting to know all giving a pleasant and warm welcome / ambiance.

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London, United Kingdom
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We ordered a selection of starters for our food and it was really nice fresh and served with a smile always checking if all ok can't do enough for you

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Was my first time To olive tree in Loughton ,I loved the food and excellent staff , this is my favourite restaurant from now one

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

I went here for a day out with my work friends and we all ordered from the set menu. The choices were good and the waiter even let us include some things that were not on there! All dishes were lovely and the wine there was also good. The service was good. However, I felt it was expensive so would... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 258 High Road, Loughton IG10 1RB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Loughton
  • Phone Number: 2085023332

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 63
  • Cuisine: Greek, Mediterranean, Tapas, Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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.
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

Questions & Answers

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