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The Olives Restaurant

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1st Floor, Contract House, Stafford Street | Stone, Stone, England
01785 813334
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5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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  • 112
    Excellent
  • 44
    Very good
  • 29
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Food Like Mamma Makes

Personal greetings as you arrive and prompt ice cold bubbly will do it every time. This coupled with excellent service, plentiful, tasty Continental food and live music makes for a delightful evening. Highly recommended for groups and couples alike.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
sammythevamp
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
via mobile
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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210 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

Personal greetings as you arrive and prompt ice cold bubbly will do it every time. This coupled with excellent service, plentiful, tasty Continental food and live music makes for a delightful evening. Highly recommended for groups and couples alike.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Lovely meal, friendly staff and the best tiramsu I have ever had! We were given complimentary olives as we had to wait to order. New manager was friendly also definitely visit again x

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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82 reviews 82 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Visited on a Sunday night in February. Looking for somewhere without booking so went here. Positives 1) Value. Had the Sunday set menu. I had the Salmon di Roma and my OH had the Tortellini Fiorentina. Both were excellent meals. For the value they were fantastic. The starters were excellent too I remember, but confess to not remembering what I... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We have been before and the food was good. We were very disappointed with both the food and the service today. The beef was overlooked and the pasta very dry. Both has been sitting for a while. We had to ask for extra vegetables as the portions on the plate were sparse and whilst they were provided it was made... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

Booked a table for Mother's Day, we were a large party. Had to wait 20 minutes for the table even with booking in advance. 1 menu between the whole party. Food mediocre, extremely small portions of vegetables. The young waiting on staff were pleasant but were let down by their arrogant manager who seemed more interested in drinking behind the... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

What a lovely night!! Food was fabulous and the staff couldn't do enough for you!! Young boy on the guitar was brilliant and created a lovely atmosphere - perfect added touch!! All six in our party had starters and main courses and not one complaint from anyone!! Will definitely return!! Thankyou!!

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Stone, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Went on spec and got a table but right at the back next to the stairs to the toilets, lovely view of a wall! The staff were all quite young and although friendly seemed very uptight and on their best behaviour. The food was ok nothing special and a bit boring as well as being overpriced for what it was.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

What a brilliant night. Visited The Olives for the first time in a while and I won't be waiting that long again! I had bread and oils to start - chilli and orange zest oil was amazing and my wife had filo prawns which she loved. For my main course I had the seafood linguine which was as good as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We came here before we went for dinner for few drinks. It was lovely. Staff very friendly and nice location for in the summer.

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York, United Kingdom
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73 reviews 73 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

A group of 10 of us visited on Saturday night for a friend's birthday celebration. We had drinks - some had beers and some cocktails - in the lounge area before being seated towards the back of the restaurant. There is a good selection on the menu for vegetarians and it was difficult to decide what to eat. Having had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1st Floor, Contract House, Stafford Street | Stone, Stone, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Stone
  • Phone Number: 01785 813334

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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