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The Olive Tree

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new town Street | Castlebar, Castlebar, Ireland
0949038812
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10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Wed 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thu - Fri 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 62
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good solid food

Ate here last Sunday as my son was raving about it and was most impressed. The food is tasty. The owner is lovely and the staff attentive. This fella knows how to make a curry !!! The only possible downside is the venue which is more of a lunchtime quickie than a Sunday lunch venue, however we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 15, 2015
heaneman
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Castlebar, Ireland
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Castlebar, Ireland
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78 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Ate here last Sunday as my son was raving about it and was most impressed. The food is tasty. The owner is lovely and the staff attentive. This fella knows how to make a curry !!! The only possible downside is the venue which is more of a lunchtime quickie than a Sunday lunch venue, however we will be back... More 

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Thank heaneman
Foxford, Ireland
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

Food here is very good, fine home made salads and main courses, freshly made and its a nice change for something different... Nice friendly and helpful staff

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Thank Harry F
Castlebar, Ireland
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

This is a excellent cafe, one of my favorite resturants. It has a wide variety of choice, and large vegetarian option.

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Thank Nuala M
Castlebar,Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

The Olive Tree is highly recommended. They run a nice tight operation catering for a lunchtime trade in Castlebar. I know that it opens at other times the lunch trade is the one with which I am most familiar. The menu was largely Mediterranean and the food is always a high standard. Staff are courteous and obliging. One of the... More 

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Thank Tony069
Castlebar, Ireland
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

We went for dinner one evening at 7pm. The place was busy enough but as we had reserved a table there was no wait. The food was excellent and the service great. The variety on the menu is great and there is a list of different dishes every day. After a lovely meal we didn't notice the time. The Olive... More 

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Thank Elizabeth M
Castlebar, Ireland
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

I was a fan of the olive tree when it opened first in castlebar many moons ago. It's been years since I've been there to eat, having moved away for college and post graduate studies, but back in town I decided to check it out once more. First thing I noticed was the changed decor. Gone the couches and dark... More 

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Thank Irishscarlett551989
Castlebar, Ireland
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59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Not been here before but will definitely be back. Daughter now longer at school so we had the chance for a long lunch together. We ordered stuffed vine leaves and Spanahopita salad for starter and chicken and lamb kebabs for our main.....bit of a mistake as the portion sizes were very generous and we really did order much too much!... More 

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Thank The_Gilpins
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 via mobile

Love this place. Never leave disappointed . Food is always amazing and the staff are so lovely. Its always the first place that springs to mind when I want to eat out. I always recommend this restaurant because of the food, its so different. Miles ahead of other restaurants in the area!

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Thank Alice D
Castlebar, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Excellent atmosphere. Mustapha is so nice and authentic. Food delicious. We always go there from my work

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Thank Antoinettelola
Clonmel, Ireland
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

This is a small place, beautifully key, cozy and homely with a small and gorgeous lunch menu, with a twist. Choose from lovely Mediterranean style dishes for lunch, which comes with a sweet treat and a coffee. You will love both! I love full flavoured food, which is not cream based or heavy - The Olive tree does just that.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: new town Street | Castlebar, Castlebar, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Mayo  >  Castlebar
  • Phone Number: 0949038812

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm

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