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Olive Branch

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Main Street, Clipsham LE15 7SH, England
441780410355
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Award winning village pub with rooms. Good Pub Guide Pub of the Year 2014

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  • 211
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    Very good
  • 47
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  • 10
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  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Perfect for a birthday celebration

Party of 10 -Sunday lunch- excellent food & service and absolutely as much time as we liked. We have been here several times and never been disappointed

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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Reading
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60 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Party of 10 -Sunday lunch- excellent food & service and absolutely as much time as we liked. We have been here several times and never been disappointed

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Pau
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We reserved a table at the Olive Branch at 12:45 today but it was a long time - at least half an hour before we could get anyone to take our order. I left at 14:15 having had only a main course, because of the slowness taking our order. We started to eat over an hour after we sat down.... More 

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London
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167 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I had been wanting to visit the Olive Branch for a long time having first met Ben Jones (one of the owners) many years ago when he was a finalist in the Young Chef Young Waiter competition and we found it a real treat, an amazing property, delightful, friendly, helpful staff and superb food. I had the dressed crab and... More 

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Rutland, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

How lovely to spend a special evening here...lovely garden to have a glass of wine on a summers evening....Or a tasty meal for a birthday treat..friendly hard working staff....

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Corby, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Visited The Olive Branch for Sunday lunch on recommendation of a friend and must say that I was not disappointed. After all - well presented, great tasting quality food served by a professional team is all anyone can want. The bar staff are also very knowledgeable recommending several rose wines not just by name but also by taste! I chose... More 

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Chester-le-Street
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

A great stop off when travelling down the A1, only a 5 or so minute detour. A great little place with a friendly atmosphere and staff. We arrived lateish and they were more than happy to squeeze us in. We had the fish and chips and a pork 3 ways dish and both were delicious, and there were certainly loads... More 

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Stamford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

My wife and I ordered the Seafood Platter for the main course, with half a pork pie and scallops starters. Scallops cooked perfectly and the pork pie very good with various pickles. The Sea Food Platter had 7 dishes, a little samphire would have made it complete. The olive bread served before the starters was warm, crusty and tasty. A... More 

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Dunstable, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

On vacation in the area and celebrating an anniversary with friends very pleased we chose this restaurant for the venue. A fantastic village location with interesting garden and interior layout, with nooks and crannies to give that private feel but in the centre of it all. Great welcome and attention from relatively young staff members (can only compliment their training... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Just got back from a 100 mile round trip after having lunch at the wonderful Olive Branch.Along with my wife and two sons (we are rarely all together) we had a fantastic lunch.We ate off the lunch menu,although my eldest son did have the Cromer crab,it was truly value for money and very tasty,well seasoned,just about spot on.The selection of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

First time stopping here for Sunday lunch and was impressed. Great ingredients from local suppliers shown on the back of the menu, nice touch. Beef set in Yorkshire pudding with veg and gravy, perfect portion leaves enough room for dessert. The service is very good and staff are knowledgeable and hardworking. The wine menu is good place to try new... More 

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Additional Information about Olive Branch

Address: Main Street, Clipsham LE15 7SH, England
Phone Number: 441780410355
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Rutland  >  Clipsham
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 86
Cuisine: European, British, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Main Street, Clipsham LE15 7SH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Rutland  >  Clipsham
  • Phone Number: 441780410355

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 86
  • Cuisine: European, British, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic

Description

Award winning village pub with rooms. Good Pub Guide Pub of the Year 2014
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?