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The Olive Tree

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28 Yarmouth Road | Ellingham,, Bungay NR35 2PN, England
+44 1508 518147
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Norwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been to this wonderful restaurant quite a few times and never disappointed ,exceptional staff and exceptional food ,cannot wait to go again .thankyou the olive tree for bringing the taste of Italy to us !! X

Thank julia c
Norwich, United Kingdom
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239 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delightful little resteraunts, excellent and friendly service. All four of us enjoyed our meals. Lovely atmosphere staff did not rush us, a perfect evening

Thank Paul W
Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first time at The Olive Tree and won't be our last! The welcome you get from Gail and her Husband (chef) Rafe is very warm and adds to the overall experience. The food quality is superb with delicious flavours and great presentation. The quantity was also very generous. We look forward to returning and sampling more delights... More 

Thank Derek G
Bungay, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant for the first time last Friday with friends. Excellent meal with very good attention to detail. Tasty food served with a smile. Lovely atmosphere, in comfortable surroundings. We will return!

Thank diamondcittage
Level Contributor
107 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

Fast road between Diss and Lowestoft means you fly past tge bypassed villages of Ellingham and Kirby Cane. Well look out for this place, thd old Bird in Hand pub is now the Olive Tree serving first class Italian food at a fair price (desserts a bit expensive, but very good). Nice selection of British and Italian beers and Aspall... More 

Thank TractorBoy1978
Nice, France
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43 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

We hadn't heard of this place before but went with friends who recommended it. Excellent. Friendly & very good food. Loved the atmosphere & would come back again.

Thank Jclx5
Stamford, United Kingdom
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220 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

Our SatNav had difficulty in taking us to the Olive Tree, but I'm pleased we found it eventually. Pleasant light interior and a warm welcome from the owner and his wife. Our Pasta dishes were perfect and I would say that the owner/chef takes great pride in what he serves his customers. Very tasty and filling, unfortunately we had no... More 

Thank Zaniskull
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 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 

1 Thank Juicylucy1601
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

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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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$19 - $50
Mediterranean, Italian, European, Gluten Free Options
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
Special occasions, Families with children, 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: +44 1508 518147

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