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The Olive Branch

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Pier Street, Aberystwyth SY23 1DE, Wales
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 70
    Excellent
  • 75
    Very good
  • 34
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lovely food.

The menu here is fantastic took us forever to choose as there's lots of choice. Food was lovely and great choice for vegans/vegetarians and the waiter was very knowledgeable about vegan food being a vegan himself. We all cleared our plates including the children and I would definitely return if in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
jessi27
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
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English first
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

ordered to be told main off menu . then starter off menu . houmous an mousaka can only be compared to baby food horrible !!!

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

The menu here is fantastic took us forever to choose as there's lots of choice. Food was lovely and great choice for vegans/vegetarians and the waiter was very knowledgeable about vegan food being a vegan himself. We all cleared our plates including the children and I would definitely return if in Aberystwyth again.

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Denbigh, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Booked during a trip to Aberystwyth with my extended family. Apart from a slightly humourless young waitress, the service food and restaurant were all very good. The food is a little plain but nonetheless very well cooked and delivered at regular intervals. Paying by cash only is a slight pain, but apart from these minor gripes we all had a... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Have been to this place many times. The food is good and the atmosphere always relaxed, with friendly staff. It overlooks the sea too. The combination of the atmosphere and view makes me feel I'm on holiday - even though I'm a local! My favourite food here is the mezo and the soup of the day (their homemade bread is... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Went for walk around Aberystwyth and found this Greek restaurant, as it had good food hygiene rating we decided to give it a try. Homemade houmous was delicious. The mains were very nice and plentiful, my 3 friends opted for moussaka and I had beef stifado. My only criticism is that the plate was cold, so my recommendation would be... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Really dreadful experience tonight! Poor service, undercooked food, not the only diners to complain. very disappointed as it looks like it has so much potential as a restaurant!!!

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Llanbedr
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Staff were accommodating and friendly and not fazed at 9 of us turning up unannounced on a busy Friday evening. They simply moved a table or two and in minutes we were seated. The food was good and reasonably priced with something on the menu to suit everyone. The staff were attentive and pleasant and the atmosphere was relaxed. We... More 

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Dudley, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Cant wait will be going back in three weeks if you like greek food the Stifado is to die for....5 stars from us!

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York, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

We went there last week. It was busy weekend many restaurant were full but we were lucky that we got table here. Don't know much about Greek food but our food was lovely and tasty and staff were very friendly

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Greek equivalent of a greasy spoon cafe- don't waste your time or your money. The food was awful- we had a variety of dishes including a platter for two which for the price ought to have been home cooked and authentic. Most of the platter was taken up by deep fried fishy smelling whitebait, with the rest being deep fried... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Pier Street, Aberystwyth SY23 1DE, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Ceredigion  >  Aberystwyth

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Doing business, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?