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The Olive Tree

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Wollestraat 3, Bruges, Belgium
050.33.00.81
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Today
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wed - Mon 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 34
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  • 6
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  • 11
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Must book early

Seems it is so popular need to book at least a week before you come. So we did not get in....missed out on something special from all we have been told.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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Brisbane
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
  • Families with children
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Seems it is so popular need to book at least a week before you come. So we did not get in....missed out on something special from all we have been told.

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Marshall, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

What a meal! It was like being back in Greece! The dolmades were amazing. We had them twice in our meal. The lamb was great and the wine selection was awesome. Service was impeccable. If you can you have to go here. Thanks for a great experience!

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Long Beach
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158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

My husband and I were referred to The Olive Tree from Band B 1669 and it was delightful. It is family owned and provides a nice change from the usual Bruges restaurant. I had shrimp an dmy husband lamb and both were great. The dinners include salad, rice and vegetables at a very fair price. Even the Greek wine was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Really enjoyed our visit to the olive tree the decor staff and food are all amazing would highly recommend.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

we booked after checking the reviews. i had my doubts about greek food but we thought if it's number2, it is for a reason. we had the menu with mixed starters: everything was so nice, tasty, so fresh, a delight for the mouth. wine was nice and reasonably priced. staff was lovely and helpful. i recommend it. something different from... More 

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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

I saw great reviews and wanted to try this place out. I arrived on a Tuesday and they are closed on Tuesday so I went back the next day. The restaurant was fully booked! But as I was solo, the host found me a table as long as I was done by the time the reserved party arrived, I had... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

Myself and 5 friends passed this restaurant whilst taking a stroll near the main square of Bruges. They were fully booked so we managed to book for the next day, and so glad we did. The staff were so friendly and the food was amazing. The ingredients used were clearly good quality and although none of us were vegetarian they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

After reading these reviews I emailed ahead to book a table and although they could not fit us in on the Saturday at the time I wanted, they promptly replied and were able to book us in at 7.30 on the Sunday instead. The restaurant was easy to find seconds away from the main square, it is also near one... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

The best restaurant in Bruges! The dishes are enormous and the service was so good! When we arrived there, it was crowded. We asked if it is possible to be moved to another table as the one we were sitting at was located at the end of the room and we would want something more open. The owner did his... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Real Greek flavors, I highly recommend it to anyone who wants to taste real Greek food and authentic mousaka made with beef mince and not lamp. It felt like home (Greece)!!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Wollestraat 3, Bruges, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: 050.33.00.81

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Doing business, Entertaining clients, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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