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The Olive Tree

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258 High Road, Loughton IG10 1RB, England
10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I ate here recently. It was a Friday night. Qhen we got there it was quite quiet but soon it got really really busy. The wine was excellent. I had a New Zealand Sauviogn Blanc and it was perfectly chilled. I had calamari to start my husband had sardines. Both were excellent. For main my husband had... More 

Thank Travelalot110
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been there a couple of times day and night and the experience has been good. Good atmosphere. Good service. Staff very helpful. Live music on weekends.

Thank Gold8383
newport, gwent
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The staff, food, entertainment were all amazing. The food was fabulous and the service as good as the food. It was a family night so a mix of ages but we all enjoyed great food, and then danced to the saxophonist who was also awesome. I would highly recommend it and will be going back.

Thank jackie h
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The Olive Tree restaurant is an amazing place and a very welcoming environment. I have been there numerous times with family and friends and we have always had a great experience, the food is outstanding, the staff provide great service at the bar and restaurant. As staff play an important role in making customers welcomed and comfortable I must point... More 

Thank MasonEL
ilford essex
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited The Olive Tree for our network group meeting at lunchtime. Food arrived well presented and hot. It tasted lovely as usual. Good service.

Thank chs32
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been lucky enough to visit many restaurants in London and all over the world. However this is by far one of my favourites and I've been coming here for over a year now. Being a local it's prefect location on my doorstep. The food is 2nd to none and reasonably price. The drinks are a steal at the prices... More 

Thank Helen-Georgiou79
Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great atmosphere in this restaurant, especially the nights they have live music. I have eaten here many times and never been disappointed with the food or the service.

Thank johnR5108NV
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was really looking forward to going to this restaurant as I have heard soo much about it. Double celebration, engagement and birthday but this was ruined!!! We went to Olive tree on a busy Friday evening but it seemed too busy for them to handle, so the customer service wasn't the best. We got muscle and a meze platter... More 

1 Thank HMsHoliday
Loughton, United Kingdom
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152 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a very pleasant Saturday lunchtime here. The lunchtime set menu is good value and the service was efficient and friendly. The food was fresh and tasty. However, the a la carte prices are very high. I don't know how this restaurant can justify charging over £14 for a vegetarian pasta dish which is just fusilli and some chopped vegetables.... More 

2 Thank midlandsgnome
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73 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice restaurant with good service, the food is fine nothing special. The Guy who was singing was excellent so worth paying over the top prices if he is on the bill. Sorry I didn't get his name.

1 Thank Diana002

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $63
Mediterranean, European, Greek
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 258 High Road, Loughton IG10 1RB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Loughton
  • Phone Number: 2085023332
Our menu draws it's influence from the Mediterranean (Greece, Portugal, Italy, Spain...) using Fresh quality ingredients sourced locally wherever possible.Whether you are wanting a quick simple lunch, meeting with business colleagues or planning a special night out with friends and family, The Olive Tree is the perfect choice.

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