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“Great place” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Olive

Olive
4 Lloyd Street, off Deansgate, Manchester M2 5AB, England
+44 (0)161 832 9090
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Ranked #56 of 1,757 Restaurants in Manchester
Price range: $22 - $56
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Olive Restaurant & Bar in Manchester is a few steps off Deansgate, was voted best working lunch venue in town, but it’s great for pre-theatre and family meals too. The dining room blends rustic Italian with modern style. Think exposed brick, farmhouse furniture, cool lighting and sleek bar. Only the freshest ingredients go into the classic and innovative Italian dishes; such as handmade artisan pastas, stone-baked pizzas, lighter salads and a selection of meat and fish. We are child friendly and feature a dedicated healthy menu, make-your-own pizzas and miniature versions of any dish on the menu. Our exemplerary service is renowned throughout Manchester and we strive to ensure everyone will return time and time again.
Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Great place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013 via mobile

Been here a couple of times now. Really enjoyed the food and service has always been great. Well priced as well.

Visited November 2013
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Matthew L, Manager at Olive, responded to this review, January 3, 2014
Thank you for your review and we look forward to your visits in 2014.
Happy New Year
The Olive team
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New York City, New York
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50 reviews 50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Even during a busy Christmas they looked after me”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

I went to an office Christmas party here on December 6th. The staff couldn't have been more helpful on the night with advising which dishes were suitable for vegans> Thank you very much.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Matthew L, Manager at Olive, responded to this review, January 3, 2014
Thank you for your review and we look forward to your visits in 2014.
Happy New Year
The Olive team
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Kendal, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Excellent restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Called in for lunch and were very lucky to get a table as handt booked.What a lovely restaurant, very helpful staff. Lovely atmosphere. Would definitely go again

  • Visited November 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Matthew L, Manager at Olive, responded to this review, January 3, 2014
Thank you for your review and we look forward to your visits in 2014.
Happy New Year
The Olive team
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121 reviews 121 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 37 cities Reviews in 37 cities
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“Really good...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

we took my husbands mother and brother here for lunch recently... Really good food and plenty of it, good service and a nice buzz about the place...
A good place to meet friends / family for lunch.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Matthew L, General Manager at Olive, responded to this review, January 9, 2014
Thank you for your review and we look forward to your visits in 2014.
The Olive Team
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25 restaurant reviews
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Lovely venue and large portions!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013 via mobile

We visited this restaurant on the back of the great reviews, and would certainly go again. Food was lovely, prompt food service and friendly staff. Unfortunately the waitress forgot to bring our drinks which we ordered and the main course portions were far too big as we had a starter. Good overall.

Visited December 2013
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Matthew L, Manager at Olive, responded to this review, January 9, 2014
Thank you for your review and Happy New Year from the Olive team.
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