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The Rose and Olive Branch

Callow Hill, Virginia Water, England
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: English
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Description: The Rose and Olive Branch is a pub restaurant that specialises in pies of all types, including vegetarian.
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English first
Windsor, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Funny little place but the food is excellent, very good gluten free menu and large portions, a refreshing change to go somewhere where they understand a gluten free diet, friendly staff, wil return

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London
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25 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

This is a cracking old style pub serving up some pretty fine pies. This was the first time we've been and it was on a recommendation. I had venison, red wine & chocolate pie and the wife had rabbit & pancetta. Mine was really really good. Unfortunately the pancetta pie was quite salty but that's possible due to the pancetta.... More

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Englefield Green, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Had a really lovely meal at the Rose and Olive Branch on Thursday 17th Aug, when my wife and I decided the night before to reserve a table, as we hadn't been there for quite some time. They have a good selection of food on their menu to suit most tastes,and nice beers on tap. . The staff are friendly... More

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Windsor, England, United Kingdom
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26 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

This lovely pub is just GREAT! A great venue with a very varied menu The pies are a must.Such a choice. There is something for everyone here including a good choice of gluten free options The pub is managed by Kate,who has vast experience in the licensing trade,managing pubs all over London,before heading for the tranquility of the Surrey countryside.... More

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9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I visited as one of a party of 5 and every one of us left very happy and very full! The pies & wellingtons on offer are a delight (one of us had steak, ale & stilton pie and another steak pudding), I was especially piggy and went for the mixed grill which was a carnivores' delight, perfectly cooked &... More

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Enjoyable night with friends in the Virginia Water area with a meal at The Rose and Olive Branch. I am specially fond of the steak, guiness and stilton pie.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Visited the Rose & Olive Branch for the first time and had an excellent meal. My husband is Coeliac and had a good choice from the Gluten free menu, including puddings. The Cotswold chicken pie was delicious and the Lemon Meringue Pie was probably the best I have ever tasted. The staff were also very friendly and polite Would definitely... More

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Ontario's Highlands, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Excellent service, cosy pub, very good menu at a reasonable price, my friend and I met for lunch and really enjoyed the food and the nice old cosy pub atmosphere. Would recommend it for family, and friends, nice location.

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46 restaurant reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

My husband , daughter & myself called in here on Saturday 26th April for lunch as we had read the online menu & thought it sounded very much our sort of food. How wrong can you be about a place? As soon as we walked through the door our first impression was that we must have come to the wrong... More

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12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We go to this restaurant about once a month or so. The staff are excellent and the food is always good. The "Pies" are their speciality and are of a size that my husband and I can share it!! We would recommend this to any one who wants a good meal with a good appetite. We would advise that you... More

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