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The Olive Tree

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28 Yarmouth Road | Ellingham,, Bungay NR35 2PN, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came here with my partner as a treat from my mum and her partner. They have been many times before and said how much they love it. It was just lovely! Everything from the minute we walked in was just perfect. The lady serving us, who I presume was the owner was just so sweet and lovely. And very... More 

Thank Juicylucy1601
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic Italian food and a great hostess, really friendly staff, food was fantastic. Really enjoyed our evening with our friends who have never been to this restaurant and they loved the meal too.

Thank Jo H
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A visit here was long overdue and well worth the wait. A lovely atmosphere and welcoming aromas from the kitchen. The food here is truly wonderful fresh tasty and perfectly cooked we were lucky enough to get the zuppa di pesce which was as wholesome as it was tasty. Other members of our party had the duck and lamb which... More 

1 Thank Mark G
Beccles, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a lovely experience at this restaurant and would thoroughly recommend it. The food and service were exemplary

Thank Tridoc59
Beccles, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

A spare of the moment meal out took us to this little gem. Though a first glance at the menu pricing seemed a bit expensive, the meal was certainly worth every penny. The authentic Italian dishes didn't take long to arrive after ordering and were beautifully presented, the quantity was just right. Although we skipped having a starter, the ones... More 

Thank saraljolly
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

The olive tree never fails to deliver a first class Italian evening .The food cooked with love and commitment by a true Italian and served with flare and enthusiasm by excellent staff .

Thank Lesley R
Norwich, United Kingdom
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169 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Great atmosphere, the place was absolutely packed and one did feel a little hemmed in. The service at the bar and table was very attentive without being OTT. The food was excellent and our party of four all had various dishes, all were very pleased with the food. Would visit again.

Thank Richard G
Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

We love the Olive Tree. We love the whole place, the Italian food, the wine and the atmosphere. Gail and Raffe and their staff are always welcoming and efficient. The food is always fantastic and we are great fans of their Friday evening menu of antipasti and three types of pasta for £15 per head. Great value. The a la... More 

Thank Cilla W
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

Went for a celebration meal with a group of friends. Quite an intimate dining room and friendly atmosphere. Service was good without being rushed . The menu offered a comprehensive range of staters, main and desserts. Steak, chicken, pork and two fish specials was on offer. On arrival the food was well presented, tasty and well cooked. The rib eye... More 

Thank Clive D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

Took my 9 year old pasta loving daughter here for her birthday and she says it was the best pasta she has ever eaten! She ate an entire adult portion!

Thank Rachel K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$19 - $52
Mediterranean, Italian, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Yarmouth Road | Ellingham,, Bungay NR35 2PN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Bungay
  • Phone Number: 441508518147

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?