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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: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 70
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  • 69
    Very good
  • 33
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  • 9
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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good value for money

I was pleasantly surprised by the Olive branch... The food was really nice and wasn't too expensive! Would recommend.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
LauraJS420
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Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

I visited the Olive Branch with my mother a few months ago now. I was incredibly excited by the place, it was my first visit during my 3 years in Aber. I was taken by the fresh fish sign on the side of the building. However I was majorly disappointed by the so so meal we had, the calamari came... More 

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Given the price of the food you would expect Greek food which is home cooked, well prepared and presented and overall authentic. We have been to Greece several times and are aware of what to expect in terms of Greek cuisine. However, the kleftiko did not appear to be kleftiko at all possibly stiffado minus the onions. Kalamari, frozen, bouncy... More 

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Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

I was pleasantly surprised by the Olive branch... The food was really nice and wasn't too expensive! Would recommend.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We really enjoyed the food here. All fresh and nicely cooked. Service was friendly and efficient. Good wine list.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Only place I could find open at 8pm on a Sunday that wasn't a chippy. Good find simple Greek food, but very tasty. Worth a visit if your in Aber (locals name for Aberystwyth)

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Tonyrefail, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Dined here recently to celebrate my daughter's graduation. What can I say? .... blown away by the food! Had Kalamari to start - generous portion and tasty. Had the Moussaka for mains and this was unbelievable!! Washed down with a nice, reasonably priced Vapolicella - to complete the experience. The service was good and attentive and the environment / decor... More 

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Cannock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The meal was amazing, the staff were more than accommodating when we seeked shelter from a massive storm.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

After looking around Aberystwyth for somewhere to eat, we stumbled upon The Olive Branch. We took a look at the menu outside amd thought It looked lovely, a wide selection of food and thought prices looked reasonable as everything was fresh. This isnt a place to go if you want pub grub or a microwave meal, this restaurant serves fresh... More 

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Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

It was my first time in The Olive Branch, I was curious about Greek food, having never tried it before, but didn't find any of the meals to my taste so went for the salmon instead. Not sure if that's how salmon is served in Greece but mine was slightly undercooked and because it was quite a big chunk of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We had a lovely meal, something a bit different to all the pub grub, the staff were friendly and plenty of food with a lovely setting. You do have to pay in cash (no cards) but we noticed that sign a lot in restaurants around the town.

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Additional Information about The Olive Branch

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

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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: Doing business, Romantic, Special occasions
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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