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All 25 Ironbridge Restaurants

Olive Tree

High Street, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge, England
+44 1952 433889
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Ranked #13 of 25 Restaurants in Ironbridge
Cuisines: Steakhouse
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Cafe, Wine Bar & Restaurant. Lovely venue including a Amazing garden terrace overlooking Ironbridge Gorge With cover and Patio Heating
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English first
Exeter, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We hope that the Olive Tree re-opens at it is the gem in Ironbridge. All profits from this restaurant go to charity. We were totally spoilt here by the staff who are friendly and very amusing. The food was superb and we looked forward to re-visiting many times. sadly on our recent visit we found it Closed down.

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Ironbridge, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

A sign on the door indicates that they are closed at least until the Spring. Their website states "The Olive Tree Bistro will be temporarily closing while we explore ways to revitalise the business". Doesn't bode well.........

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

I've visited this restaurant before when on business in the area and the food I've had on every occasion has been exceptionally good (and HOT!). This was no exception - it even made me want to eat the vegetables it was that good! Well worth me walking a mile from my B + B. Thanks for the very friendly welcome... More

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Telford
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

Awesome food, staff and location. The coffee is really, really good....AND DOG ARE ALLOWED! FANTASTIC.

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Went to the Olive Tree last week and were unaware that it was part of a scheme for 'special needs' employees. But this made no difference to our experience or our enjoyment of the meal. In fact it probably enhanced it. The interior of the restaurant was really well furnished and was very clean. All of our meals were well... More

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Birmingham City
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013 via mobile

Visited this place on a Saturday morning for coffee and cake whilst in Ironbridge. We sat at a table upstairs and ordered we were then invited downstairs to pick our cake . Cakes consisted of two very dry looking Danish? and a bought in chocolate cake, so we declined. Coffee when it arrived was strangely strong but tasteless! Cannot comment... More

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

Would definitely not recommend this restaurant. Was given 2 half glasses of flat cola and the waiter only grudgingly changed them for 2 more that were just as bad. We ordered from the specials board, a minted lamb burger and a mousaka. The burger was tasty but came with half a dozen chips and a salad swimming in balsamic dressing.... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

We ate at the Olive Tree while spending a family day in Ironbridge We initially found it while looking for a café that overlooked the bridge, it is a well presented venue with a fantastic terrace with a view of the bridge. Following our drinks and a lovely slice of coffee cake we made our way into Ironbridge for a... More

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Wellesbourne Hastings, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

We had booked a table at the Olive Tree because Sunday night in Ironbridge looked a little short on eating places. The restaurant was not busy, perhaps 6 or 8 covers, with a few drinkers outside on the scenic patio. We were not looking for a high class establishment and the Olive Tree was very unpretentious and delivered on all... More

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Faversham
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60 reviews 60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

We have eaten at this restaurant on a previous visits to Ironbridge and have enjoyed the experience. The service can be a bit hit and miss but the staff are friendly and we think that its good value for the area and would recommend

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