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The Olive Tree

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28 Yarmouth Road | Ellingham,, Bungay NR35 2PN, England
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Beccles, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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12 reviews
12 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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153 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 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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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 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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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
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
1 review
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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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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

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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
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions
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?