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The Olive Tree

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28 Yarmouth Road | Ellingham,, Bungay NR352PN, England
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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145 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 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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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

Delicious dinner here a couple of nights ago - a generous board of mixed cured meat antipasto followed by delectable pork saltimbocca alla romana, too full for pudding but did manage a limoncello. A warm welcome, fantastic service with advice on wine and a lovely atmosphere. We'll be back as soon as possible!

Thank jessturge
Epping, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

Celebrated a birthday here. 5 of us. Great service, great food. Friendly staff. Atmosphere is great also. Parking is a bit of a pain as the car park is small and on a busy weekend night you have to part near by on the road but not a problem we had a lovely evening and would go back for sure.

Thank onlyathoughtaway
Norwich, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

Our family delight in going to this pleasant, welcoming Italian restaurant. Never had an indifferent meal there and always warmly welcomed. Delightful all round, we've been there many times and hope to go again soon. Last time just a few days ago. two of us ordered saltimbocca, my son had his favorite, ox liver. Perfect!

Thank Le_petit_herisson
Ascot, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016 via mobile

We haven't been out on Valentine's night for years so as I've been away I thought I'd make the effort and try our local Italian The Olive Tree I booked it on line and had a quick response 7.00pm Sunday it was to be !! We arrived a half an hour late which is ridiculous as we only live a... More 

Thank Lengthandlong
Whitehaven, United Kingdom
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147 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

We were warmly greeted on arrival and then advised that a party would be coming in and would we prefer to be moved to a quieter table. We stayed where we were and the party was not problem but we thought it good customer care to ask. The quality of service continued throughout the meal with attention but not overbearing.... More 

Thank Alfred S

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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
$20 - $53
Mediterranean, Italian, European
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, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings
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

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