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The Olive Tree

Toll Clock Shopping Centre | Commercial Road, Lerwick, Scotland
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Ranked #8 of 25 restaurants in Lerwick
Cuisines: Contemporary
Most recent review
- May 28, 2014
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

Great food and wonderful staff.Maybe a bit cramped when busy. But not really their fault if the place is so popular.

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Scotland, Maryland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Staff are always welcoming an smiley. Food is always great too. Not had a bad feed here yet- and don't wish to either. Although, a little more mayonnaise in the tuna would make it better for that. All in all, a great place to eat.

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Inverness, UK
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Good salads and good for vegetarians. Our first meal in Shetland and we were enthusiastic. I recommend the paninis.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Excellent place for lunch. Lots of choice including good salads. Very good coffee and lovely, friendly people - make sure you pay a visit when you're in glorious Shetland

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27 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

VERY overpriced and the food isn't even that good. Haven't been back since and others I know certainly agree. Shame really, has the potential to be a nice place with all the different foods.

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Fort William, United Kingdom
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21 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Lovely local produce and unusual salads! Really nice owners - very friendly and often long queues which shows you how good it is!!

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Felsberg, Germany
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87 reviews 87 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

Situated in the Toll Clock Shopping Centre, the Olive Tree offers a wide variety of snacks and dishes.The restaurant seemed to be very clean. We went for paninis, and our order was taken in a very friendly way. The paninis were then freshly prepared. They looked good and were tasty.

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Tenerife
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

I visited Shetland in June and had lots of visits to the olive tree! I love fresh salad food where you can choose different things like buffet style. Not much choice in Shetland of fresh salad foods! Good coffee also here.

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Jungle Reserve
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3 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

We've consumed some panninis in our time in many venues, but these were a revelation: crammed and succulent, with an accompanying salad to die for. I'll be frank - we hadn't expected to find this standard in Lerwick and were mightily impressed.

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SW England
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63 reviews 63 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

An excellent cafe worth seeking out in the corner of the Toll Clock shopping center. It serves wonderful salads,rolls, paninis and other delicious fare. A great place to find a healthy lunch or take-away. The staff are helpful, friendly and very efficient

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