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The Olive Tree

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28 Yarmouth Road | Ellingham,, Bungay NR352PN, England
441508518147
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Dining options: Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer

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  • 45
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 2
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  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Warm Welcome and Delicious Food

Gail and Raffi are the perfect hosts. Always a warm welcome and the restaurant itself has a cozy atmosphere. I can thoroughly recommend everything on the menu but my favourite starter is pigeon. I also noticed that pizzas were being collected for a takeaway service. This restaurant is a gem and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Dormouse0365
via mobile
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Gail and Raffi are the perfect hosts. Always a warm welcome and the restaurant itself has a cozy atmosphere. I can thoroughly recommend everything on the menu but my favourite starter is pigeon. I also noticed that pizzas were being collected for a takeaway service. This restaurant is a gem and if you are in the Beccles and Bungay area... More 

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Thank Dormouse0365
Beccles, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been here a few times and took our father in law and 2 children 3yrs old and 1 year old tonight.The Olive Tree is well presented from the outside with parking in the small village of Ellingham just outside Bungay.As you walk into the door you are greeted with a warm welcome by the owners and staff and... More 

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Thank Cas H
Norwich, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful food, hosts and atmosphere! Always made welcome and not rushed. The food has always been excellent with a choice of Italian cuisine to kill for.

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Thank geoffj522
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015 via mobile

Decided to stop somewhat on the way home last night, first venue closed, servings venue had no free tables so we are at the Olive Tree. We had a lovely meal, the chicken breast, complete with wing bone was so soft and juicy (how did you do that) No I still don't really like aubergine, ho hum I still ate... More 

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1 Thank Wendy S
Ashford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

Proper food served in generous helpings by friendly people. Wish I could afford to eat here more often.

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Thank riversidebooks
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

We went here to celebrate a friends birthday and after reading the reviews I can agree with what they have put. A very warm and welcoming arrival and the table had been arranged as a 5 not a 6. The food selection is small but they do have specials available. The quality and quantity of food was great

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Thank Amanda B
Norwich, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

We have been using Olive tree for many years and have never been disappointed.Gail is a wonderful host and Raffi,s food is always superb.

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Thank david f
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015 via mobile

Recommended to us by friends and it proved to be an excellent choice. Outstanding food and we were made to feel very welcome. We will definitely be back!

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Thank Louisaaaa
London, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Nice Restaurant. Quite expensive. Limited menu if you don not eat meat or fish. Owners very friendly.

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Thank chunky65
Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 via mobile

Lovely home cooked fresh food! I ordered the king prawn pasta! One of the best pastas I have eaten! Staff were really helpful. Prices of meals were abit high, but I expect to pay high prices when the food is so good! Will defiantly be coming again :)

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Thank JBirdis

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 28 Yarmouth Road | Ellingham,, Bungay NR352PN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Bungay
  • Phone Number: 441508518147

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 22 - 58
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?