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The Olive Tree

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: Lunch

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  • 14
    Very good
  • 3
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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 service, extensive menu

The staff are very friendly. Every time I have visited the food has been consistently good as well as being reasonably priced (unlike others in the town!). Easily the best cafe in Lerwick.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Dundee, United Kingdom
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Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

The staff are very friendly. Every time I have visited the food has been consistently good as well as being reasonably priced (unlike others in the town!). Easily the best cafe in Lerwick.

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Lovely man who served us upon paying, couldnt have been nicer to us. Lovely selection of food, a wee hidden lovely eating cafe

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Visited the olive tree with some ship mates and enjoyed our panini's and salad very fresh and tasty free wifi and a good selection of cakes

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Menu changes daily and every time I've visited I've always found it too difficult to choose what to have! Everything looks freshly made and the salad options are so good it is a challenge not to overfill your plate. Excellent service too. If you are having a cake with your coffee, I would urge you to have the iced bun.... More 

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Shetland
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We are regular customers here and whether it be coffee, cake or scone, or salad and quiche it is always of a very good standard.

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Highmore, South Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Eating gluten free can make a person feel weird, but not here. I actually felt welcomed and valued, so this is definitely a place I will revisit. Highly recommended.

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Shetland Islands, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Love the salads, quiches, soups. The soups and quiches are always varied. The ones we've had, have been delicious. There's also a great gluten free range of home bakes. Staff are friendly and never rush you out when you've finished eating.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Good food, friendly staff and great service. About 20% over priced in my opinion but the lack of lunch time alternatives in Lerwick make it worth a visit.

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Lerwick, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

I go out of my way to get to the Olive tree for their lattes,the quality of their food is always excellent also they have a wide variety, I especially like their steak rolls. Seating used to be a problem,however they have now extended their seating area. The staff are very friendly and will go out of their way to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I found The Olive Tree one lunch time while i work working in Lerwick, it has a great selection of food, at good prices, once i'd found this place i came back pretty much every day. You may find quite a queue when you go in there but the staff are excellent and very efficient so it doesnt take as... More 

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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: 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?