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The Olive Branch

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Address: Main Street, Clipsham, England
Phone Number: 441780410355
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Today
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Description:

Award winning village pub with rooms.

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My ideal idyll

Clipsham is situated but a short distance from the busy A1 M but it is a haven of peace. The village comes very close to being that picture postcard vision of rural England with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Mike A
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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Clipsham is situated but a short distance from the busy A1 M but it is a haven of peace. The village comes very close to being that picture postcard vision of rural England with its fine houses and beautiful gardens. The Olive Branch occupies the middle of a rather scary S bend but that's hardly a complaint. Dinner is served... More 

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Thank Mike A
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took my good lady there for her Birthday meal, was the second or third time I have been there and once again it didn't let me down, staff were right there to meet and greet and service was excellent as the meal progressed, all staff were well informed and had a great sense of humor as well. The food was... More 

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Thank Jim M
Market Deeping, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner on a Friday evening, last minute decision so was fairly well booked so only table at 6:30 pm, early but worth it. Pleasant and attentive staff made us welcome, clearly getting ready for the evening session as many running around finishing table settings when we arrived at 6:15. Not a huge menu but that invariably means that what they... More 

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Thank Keith_P57
Stamford, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Having friends descend upon us, a quick phone call and our table was booked easily and quickly - we pitched up half an hour before the alloted time and our table was already set up and waiting so a pre prandial drink and "catch up" ensued amid the lively, similar scenes nearby. Half the party chose from the large mouth-watering... More 

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Coventry, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

This place looks so inviting and doesn't disappoint. Great menu, the dilemma is which to choose. We were a group of 4, all had something different to eat & thought the food was fabulous. The wine & local beer went down well to. Staff were attentive but not overly so. Hope to visit again. Only disappointment is that this is... More 

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Thank Caron M
Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Once I had recovered from the initial shock of paying £4.95 for a pint of bitter in a pub in The Midlands, the experience rapidly improved. In fact, the food and wine was all very reasonably priced for such a good experience and the customer service was first class. Our party of three thought everything we had from the menu... More 

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Thank Andrew S
Grantham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Had lunch here for a treat prior to going on holiday. Our first visit but we had heard very good reviews. Wednesday lunchtime but a very full menu on offer and excellent range of drinks. The wine list and range of non alcoholic drinks was particularly impressive. The service was exemplary, as was the food. We had three courses each... More 

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Thank Graham B
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

Great little place this This is the best vegetarian food yet much better than Michelin starred restaurants I've visited The boyfriend is a carnivore and he has the same expressions about his food We will be visiting again and will be taking the camper for an overnighter! Lovely ambience great service The staff really know their routine Great little man... More 

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Thank Millie_1968_11
Stamford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Not the first time we've eaten here so we know what to expect. Starters and mains are excellent as us the service. Just can't fault the service everyone is friendly. The starters are amazing he had lamb which was melt in the mouth I had goats cheese whipped with beetroot salad. Both amazing. Mains a steak to die for and... More 

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Thank Spike C
Oxford, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Visited The Olive Branch for a family occasion. One member of the family is a regular here and I now fully appreciate why. Food of this quality is hard to find. Not only that but there are some really inventive dishes on the menu which add to the experience. The setting is beautiful with a lovely garden and excellent decor.... More 

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