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All 104 South Melbourne Restaurants

The Olive Tree

19 Park Street, South Melbourne, Port Phillip, Victoria 3205, Australia
0399699152
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Ranked #12 of 104 Restaurants in South Melbourne
Cuisines: Italian, Steakhouse, Australian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Adelaide, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 NEW

The Olive Tree in South Melbourne is a restaurant where =great steak, perfectly cooked, reign supreme. The restaurant is always busy but if you book early enough you might grab a table at the beautiful bay window. The choice of steak is unlimited and can be selected in their internal 'Butcher' Shop' Its an amazing concept for a restaurant and... More

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Adelaide
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115 reviews 115 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I was a little apprehensive about going to a steakhouse I had heard nothing of before and that was not helped by finding the place almost empty when we got there. But I was pleasantly surprised at the quality of the meal at The Olive Tree, and I must say my T-Bone was cooked perfectly. The quality of the meat... More

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Canberra, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

I come to Melbourne for work quite regularly and found this place after a change of hotels. I now visit each time I am here. A lot of places treat single business travellers like they have the Plague, I dont understand why, but I never feel that way when I come here. Groups and couples seem to be enjoying themselves... More

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Melbourne Vic
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82 reviews 82 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Friends from SAdelaide were in town and they had previously eaten here so we decided to go again. We were met at the door by a very helpful lady who found our seats and soon had our menus in front of us. The best thing was we were not pestered by the staff. They let us relax, have a wine... More

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The Olive Tree never disappoints. Great service, extremely reasonable prices and hearty food. The decor is a little dated but that adds to the charm.

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I first discovered this place in the 1980s sometime when work had me in Melbourne for short periods. Fond memories of a beautiful, stylish, and most welcoming location. Great food that leaves you satisfied. Glad to report that after so many years, its just as good today as it was back then. Thank you for the excellent steak, and great... More

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Shepparton, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Tania , thank you very much for accommodating us , as we were going to Michael Bublé , she expressed our meal to us and then even rang us a taxi for our concert . the meal in no way suffered from the rush and we wish we would of had longer to savour the meal . the green lip'd... More

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Melbourne
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

We have been to this restaurant several times and have never been disappointed. The steaks are fantastic and portion sizes are excellent. Staff are very friendly and knowledgable. Good on-street parking available. BYO which is always terrific.

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Paris, France
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

I would not recommend this resturant to my worst enemy, it was just so so bad. Food was poor and the service was just plain terrible I do not understand how they remain in business

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Melbourne, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I had dinner at this restaurant on two occasions in the last month or so. The food was good, with large portions, and there was plenty of variety on the menu. The service was very friendly however it can be a bit slow and hard to get their attention when the restaurant is busy. The prices were very reasonable. Would... More

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