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The Olive Tree

British, Greek, Contemporary
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Toll Clock Shopping Centre | Commercial Road, Lerwick, Scotland
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9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Seating, Takeout

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  • 23
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 0
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great salads, soups and coffee, plus all the usual sandwiches, paninis, etc

Thus is a friendly, bustling cafe, busy at lunchtimes with people popping in from local businesses for take-away lunches. An extra room now provides plenty of seating, including a couple of couches for those who want to sit with a coffee and croissant and read the paper. Their salads are excellent... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
vonbaronowski
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Lerwick, United Kingdom
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Lerwick, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Thus is a friendly, bustling cafe, busy at lunchtimes with people popping in from local businesses for take-away lunches. An extra room now provides plenty of seating, including a couple of couches for those who want to sit with a coffee and croissant and read the paper. Their salads are excellent with a good choice of different ingredients to build... More 

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Thank vonbaronowski
Crawley, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We ate here the Saturday before Up Helly A. We were surprised at just how good a cafe this was and would recommend it to anyone.

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Thank NW11851
Lerwick, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

My friend and I visit every Saturday after our weekly shop, it is very friendly and nice choice of food & cakes and the prices are very reasonable

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Thank 205lynne
Lerwick, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

Been a while since we have been here, just popped in for lunch. Lunchtimes can be quite busy but still plenty of seats now that more have been added. Plenty of choice, and different soups, tasty salads, pastries and cakes.

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Thank Daliaze29ey
Lerwick, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

great choice eon menu of home made soups and variety of quiches wraps salads ect. food freshly made at time of order and good service and friendly staff. soups are lovely and tasty. salad boxes made to order and very tasty. sit in or take away offered. home bakes delicious!

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Thank DidaZE1
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Went there twice during wool week. Was advised that they serve good clean food fairly quickly. They did not disappoint in any way as far as the food was concerned. Very casual and ok to take it out. Plenty of seating but the wifi was not working. But for food...no complaints!

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Thank Wendy B
Lerwick, Scotland, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

I live lerwick for the first time i went in for toasted pannini hot chocolate with family and friend it was very tastey.There is arrange salads soups n toasties and cakes. I will be back again. Try other things out. Highly recommend trying here.

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Thank Deborah P
shetland isle
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93 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

I enjoy a scone and a hot chocolate here on a regular basis, its the best price, best service, and best quality in Lerwick. The service really is out standing...

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Dingwall, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

a nice wee place to grab a quick coffee and a bite to eat. very inexpensive. prompt efficient service

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Thank EmAi796
lerwick
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

I had a quick stopover at The Olive Tree while buying ingredients for the evening meal. I ordered a Dutch White coffee and a piece of Carrot Cake from the friendly and pleasant staff who always have a ready smile. The coffee as usual was excellent and the Carrot Cake, a wicked little treat. Up to the usual excellent standard.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Toll Clock Shopping Centre | Commercial Road, Lerwick, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Shetland Islands  >  Mainland  >  Lerwick

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Greek, Contemporary
Open Hours
Monday
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?