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The Olive Branch

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Manchester Road, Huddersfield HD7 6LU, England
+44 (0)1484 844487
Website
Today
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tue - Fri 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Good for:
Reservations

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  • 34
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
False advertising.....bad food....and they don't even care!!!!!

*** Having sent the email below twice to 2 different addresses specified on the Olive Branch website, I have no option but to publish in Tripadvisor. Such a shame that what used to be a very nice restaurant appears now not just to be a bad one, but one that doesn't even care about it. AVOID... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
Jonathan M
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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English first
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

*** Having sent the email below twice to 2 different addresses specified on the Olive Branch website, I have no option but to publish in Tripadvisor. Such a shame that what used to be a very nice restaurant appears now not just to be a bad one, but one that doesn't even care about it. AVOID AVOID AVOID *** Dear... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I visited here in October 2014 as a birthday treat from my better half, he booked a table for the 2 of us in advance as it was going to be a Saturday night and expected it may get busy - we were not wrong! Every table was taken but this did not abstract from the atmosphere or customer service... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

The Olive Branch is pricey, which is why we only go for special occasions - just as well really, otherwise I'd have to move in! Food is imaginative, but not outlandish, twists on classic dishes made with top quality local produce. Range of wines is excellent and they always have a couple of real ales too. The service is warm... More 

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Huddersfield
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19 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

nice place to eat for a change. not much menu choice if you like plainer food like me, so we had steak which was overgenerous in portion size. well worth a visit.

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Firstly I would like to retract a comment that I made in a review of Mozzarella's recently. I advised people to instead travel twenty minutes up the road to The Olive Branch - however after last weeks visit I have given up all hope for Paul & Charlotte and what used to be a brilliant local restaurant. Firstly, we haven't... More 

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Dewsbury, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Called in here about 12:15 looking for something to eat. It was quiet but the lady who dealt with us was very friendly and welcoming. None of us went for the Sunday roast. We had cod in mushroom and parsley sauce, steak medallions in brandy and peppercorn sauce and Lamb shank. We asked for a few alterations to the menu... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We don't get to the Olive Branch very often - it's our "special occasion" restaurant. Our recent visit for our wedding anniversary proved to be worth the wait and totally lived up to expectations. Food was outstanding; wine was perfect and service, as usual, was polite, friendly and knowledgeable without being ostentatious. The Olive Branch has a lovely ambiance, that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Came here for a one night B & B and meal deal. Rooms are great, staff fantastic and attentive and the food to die for. Would recommend the Olive Branch to everyone.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014 via mobile

Very slow service min 30 mins between courses, small portions and very expensive especially as veg are priced seperately £26 for rack of lamb (call it assiette of lamb then charge more) even the fixed price menu has no veg so if you want them you have to order from ala carte menu. Very pretentious in shabby surroundings. Definately won,... More 

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Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

From entering the bar to the door being held open on our departure the service we received was excellent, i ordered the chicken pate which was smooth as you like and full of flavour, although the portion was a little large for a starter. I followed this with rump of lamb complemented by perfect roast potato`s . The menu was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Manchester Road, Huddersfield HD7 6LU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Huddersfield
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)1484 844487

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 41
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 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?