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“great server....James.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Olive Tree

The Olive Tree
No. 8 the Mall | The Viking Triangle, Waterford, Ireland
+353 51 585 555
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Ranked #8 of 125 Restaurants in Waterford
Price range: $7 - $10
Cuisines: Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, Tapas
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Tapas Bar located in the Viking Triangle at the Heart of Waterford.
Waterford, Ireland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“great server....James.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

four of us had some really fabulous food served by whom we could only describe as the best server ever....James !!! he came to our table with full knowledge of everything on the menu and how it was prepared, the flavours....everything. He made you feel so welcome and nothing was too much trouble for him. There's nothing worse than asking your' server a question and they have to go off and ask someone else the answer....not so with James, he was just fantastic !!!. For two of us it was our first time there but it certainly wont be the last and i can highly recommend it......food was delicious , ambiance great....just a brilliant night......So if you do get the chance to go there and you're lucky enough to be served by James then you will have just as great of a night. Of course all the staff are great too but James just had that something extra.
Thank you Olive Tree for a memorable evening
Fiona , Hubby and friends :)

  • Visited July 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Waterford, Ireland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Tapas heaven”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

Have been twice to the olive tree once with work colleagues and once with family and both times were equally as good. Food arrives hot and tasty. Good selection on the menu and also they do lovely specials. The staff were friendly and very helpful. We ordered two dishes each and shared as you do with tapas and there was plenty. The atmosphere was lovely and the restaurant seems to be proving popular as it was busy both times I was there.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Waterford, Ireland
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42 reviews 42 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“wonderful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

night out with best mate very rare to happen she pick the olive tree and i love idea of tapas since i was kid and visiting family in spain now i dont share my food but i love trying small dish of many things the portions are just right the service was great looked after but not ignored or overwhelm prices not bad tlll you get to the wine a bit over priced for a glass... very enjoyable as iam writing this now think i might pop by at the weekend himself needs a treat

  • Visited April 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Excellent experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We visited the Olive Tree this evening and had a very enjoyable experience. The food was delicious, the prices very reasonable and our waiter, James, could not have been more helpful. He went through the menu and specials in fantastic detail and made sure we were looked after throughout the night. The atmosphere was relaxing.
Would definitely recommend a visit and we will be back for sure.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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7 reviews 7 reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Fabulous food and great service!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Fabulous food and great service! The staff were very well informed on the menu and described all the dishes in detail which I liked.

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