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Lower Wharf, Bude EX23 8LG, England
+44 1288 359577
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Ranked #14 of 80 Restaurants in Bude
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Café, Bistro, Wine Bar
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Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Olive Tree is the perfect place to relax and enjoy Alfresco Dinning beside Bude's picturesque Canal or inside our spacious restaurant and conservatory.
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New Zealand
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50 reviews 50 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Boxing Day in Bude, cold, raining, and just about the only place open for lunch was the Olive Tree. And that was a find: The wild mushrooms on toast was out of this world! And the Mulled Wine was equally fantastic! And we ask for, and got, ice cream with clotted cream on top for desert (I had promised my... More 

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Tavistock, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Sunday last my wife and I decided to have a walk on the beach, as you do in the middle of January, at Widemouth Bay. After the walk and in need of Caffeine we went into Bude to the wharf and the Olive Tree. We have been here many times for coffee and cake but never for a meal. Now... More 

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Launceston, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Had lunch today at the Olive tree in Bude, what a great experience. Always felt you have a warm welcome and staff were very helpful. Excellent choice of food and prepared to a high standard. A truly excellent meal would recommend. I noticed they opened during the evenings and will go back soon. Good quality and prices.

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Eastbourne
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90 reviews 90 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Originally just went in for a cuppa after a bracing New Years Day walk. But the fine Cornish Ales caught my eye. Very good! Nice atmosphere and a friendly welcome,

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West Midlands
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Great for cake and hot toddies. Blankets a nice touch if you want to sit outside - staff were efficient and helpful.

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Bude, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This was a nice meal. With helpful and friendly staff. The food was good although a couple of the deserts were a bit below the standard we have come to expect from the resturant.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Called in on the off chance of a table for eight as we were out at lunch time with family and friends, what a great place, something for all of us. The place was really lovely, the food and the service was second to none and we all had a fantastic light a lunch and the eggs Benedict with bacon... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Great place with friendly staff, breakfasts to die for, scrambled eggs with smoked salmon especially good. Good snack lunches and teas too .....

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Holsworthy, United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

A wet and windy walk around Upton/Widemouth on a glum December afternoon just has to be rewarded with a bit of comfort food...what nicer than butter-laden toasted teacakes and coffee in a cosy corner of The Olive Tree? Squashy sofas, hot strong caffeine, a mini macaroon, good company and welcoming and efficient young staff. Just wanted to snuggle up and... More 

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Milton Keynes
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

So many great places to have a coffee break or lunch in Bude but this is certainly up there with the top runners . Always great food and coffee and a warm welcome. Great place to meet friends or end a walk along the canal or beach. Will be back again very soon : )

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Additional Information about Olive Tree

Address: Lower Wharf, Bude EX23 8LG, England
Phone Number: +44 1288 359577
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Bude
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 8 - 30
Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Café, Bistro, Wine Bar

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