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The Olive Grove

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The Olive Grove opened its doors for the first time on the 1st of April 2013 in Cambridge, UK; bringing from Greece the long-standing culinary tradition of the Maniot Kontakos family. Since 1992, the family has been providing executive hospitality & catering services through its Greek subsidiaries the Capari Suites, the Kouzini and the Canal.Today we aim to bring traditional Greek food with artisan twists of our Chef Mr Joseph Zanaty transforming the Greek food you know & like to food that will dazzle and instantly earn your love.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Greek
FEATURES
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I had dinner here on a Sunday night. The staff did not seem very experienced, but it was not a problem. We sat in the middle close to the door and it was pretty cold, we got cold every time the door...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank degtravel
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

As above. Superb tastes. Accidentally brought wrong dish but made up with free pudding and wine.. Amazing.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Ben M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Overall a good meatloaf. We visited as a group of 7 friends for a special occasion. The restaurant is smart (I think new) and decorated nicely. We were seated, although 3 of os were on a bench which was slight too low and too deep(?)...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank RandallSchmidt
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is well worth going as the food on offer is very good. However the service is slow, there seemed to be a reluctance amongst some of the staff to actually take orders. It wasn't even busy when we arrived. Had they been a little...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Journey672291
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here for my husband's birthday meal. Food was excellent .. very tasty and included home-made ice cream. Staff were also attentive and helpful. Would definitely go again.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank FlindersP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you enjoy Mediterranean cuisine you will love the food here, it was excellent - I had the cheese balls to start and they were heavenly. The service was quick and backed up with multiple waitresses. The only gripe was it was a little hot...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank LittleBlackBear66
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely cosy restaurant with great food, would happily go back for this, the beef stifado was especially amazing. I'm knocking off 1 star for service because there was a lot of confusion over our table, one person didn't get asked what they wanted to drink...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank IBACA12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for New Year's Eve and would not repeat Service generally slow and hard to get the attention of the three waiters running around the second floor. Three errors in our order: 1) We ordered water to drink, which took too long to come. When...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Cgcgcgcgcgcg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing food, starched linen and attentive staff. Amazing dining experience at realistic price. My current favourite in Cambridge. Thank you

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Dianne S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is not a 5 star review because this is a 3 Michelin star restaurant with a OCD style perfection to it. This is a 5 star review because you literally cannot find fault with the level of service or quality of food anywhere. Greek...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Just_Honest_Foodie
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90Caroline
December 27, 2018|
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The restaurant will be able to order you one- or perhaps try Camcab’s?
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November 14, 2018|
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Yes. A gift voucher can be purchased over the phone and then emailed to you.
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