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Shared Olive

68 The Highway | Flintshire, Hawarden, Wales
01244 530053
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Ranked #1 of 4 Restaurants in Hawarden
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $13 - $25
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean
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Good for: Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: A contemporary mediterranean restaurant for every occasion, Shared Olive offers a simple, fresh style food in relaxed surroundings. Where customer service will speak for itself.....Our restaurant will be open for light lunches, drinks and dinner. Menus are designed to suit any occasion, whether you are dropping in for a quick bite, or you decide to join us for the whole evening. Our menus offer a range of freshly prepared pasta and sharing Tapas dishes, complimented by our fresh breads and homemade desserts. All prepared daily by our experienced ChefsSituated in the village of Hawarden, Shared Olive aims to be the restaurant of choice. Perfect day or night to enjoy great value for money food in a great atmosphere with a relaxed and friendly service
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English first
Rochford, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

We had the tapas which was tasty, nice wines and good service but I thought a tad on the expensive side considering the location. Have paid similar prices in London. Fix the wobbly tables though. It's not professional to see the waiter stuff napkins under the leg.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Recommended for couples, toilet facilities are the only negative. Went here for a special birthday meal for two and had a lovely evening. Tuesday nights are even better value with all tapas dishes reduced to just £4.

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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This is with out doubt one or the best restaurant I've ever been to in the country the food is amazing and the staff are warm and very friendly Nothing is too much trouble from explaining the choice on the menu to working out what wine to have with your meal Pricey yes but worth every penny we will return... More

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North Wales Uk
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Our first visit, but definitely not the last! May be only a small restaurant, but good atmosphere, delicious food, friendly staff, thanks for a great evening.

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Connah's Quay, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I regularly visit Shared Olive and cannot fault the food, service or ambience, always fantastic. I particularly love 'Tapas Tuesdays' here and on my last visit there was live music from their resident band, Los Amigos, who play once a month and this just adds to the great atmosphere. I have enjoyed many of their plated meals including risottos, pastas... More

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Chester, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
555 helpful votes 555 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

A new experience for me never having tapas before. Excellent flavours and plenty to chose from. Not far from home ,so easy to reach. Service was a little bit slow but the food was well worth the wait. The main problem with this restaurant is the parking about 3 spaces ,so you will have to park on station road or... More

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chester
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Just back from a fabulous lunch at the Shared Olive......what FANTASTIC value.Wonderful choice of starters,mains and desserts...really don't know how they do it for the money. Beautiffully cooked and presented.....think it will have to be a monthly trip...think weekly might be pushing my luck!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Deeside, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This was our third visit, the first time we have been for the set Sunday lunch menu! The food was good, starters of roast pepper and tomato soup were excellent, we all opted for the lamb main course, the lamb for us initially was undercooked but I would expect to many others would be fine! I asked for them to... More

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Chester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We had an early dinner here this Friday evening, the main meal menu was not very exciting. Three of our party had a pasta meal which I could have cooked at home a lot cheaper than £10 a plate, it was pasta in a tomato sauce with quartered tomatoes and cheese balls on the top with four blobs of pesto!... More

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dannyv02, Manager at Shared Olive, responded to this review

Hi Jayne B, I'm sorry your experience at Shared Olive was not satisfactory. Our vegetarian meals are all made with fresh ingredients and i apologise that they were not to your taste. I also apologise about your incident with your poached egg. Our eggs are sous vied for 1 hour and i can guarantee they are cooked thoroughly but this... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Having lived around the area for a while now but not having chance to go due to working in the south, we thought it time to try. Decor was clean fresh and inviting. Good wine list and fantastic choice of food (which is excelent) This place is a gem in north wales and not to be missed upon. I will... More

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dannyv02, Manager at Shared Olive, responded to this review

Hi Jamie E, Thanks for your great review! Were really happy you finally came to Shared Olive and enjoyed your experience with us! We look forward to seeing you soon! Kind Regards, Chelcie Restaurant Manager More

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