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Olive Branch

2-4 Old Street, Ludlow SY8 1NP, England
+44 1584 874314
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“scones” (51 reviews)
“salad” (84 reviews)
“beans” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2-4 Old Street, Ludlow SY8 1NP, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I have travelled to many parts of the U.K. and abroad and if there are scones on the menu I always feel the need to ‘test’ them out. For my taste it has to be The Olive Branch in Ludlow. The fruit scones have real...More

Thank fitzhamon
Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided on the Olive Branch for lunch and had the soup which was excellent and came with homemade wholemeal bread. It is a lovely wholefood restaurant of the kind that were popular in the 1970's and 1980's but have now largely disappeared. The food is...More

Thank Issuant
oliveoil_9, Owner at Olive Branch, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

we appreciate your lovely comments, thank you. Its refreshing to hear that you understand the retro vibe of the Olive Branch

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just called in for tea & cake. Tea at £1.80 is OK but carrot cake at £3.90 is ridiculous. It wasn't even fresh but dry & almost stale. No sultanas & no discernible walnuts - OK so recipes vary but ingredients are left out to...More

Thank phlize
Reviewed December 11, 2017

Came here for breakfast, it was very tasty, staff were pleasant and the own recipe baked beans were very good.

Thank Field M
Reviewed November 16, 2017 via mobile

I have been to the olive branch before ... it's an old building I accept that .. but the staff need updating .. you all seem to be in a time warp ... over priced food .. small portions .. customer training needed ..i felt...More

Thank Joy A
Reviewed November 15, 2017

Good, simple food served by friendly staff in unpretentious, relaxing surroundings. The coffee is good and the scones are easily the best in Ludlow.

Thank russwootton
Reviewed November 14, 2017

Visited on a Saturday afternoon and the place was a bit chaotic and crowded plus we didn't immediately know what we wanted, which made things difficult. Staff seemed just as flustered as we were - I ordered a cream tea and had to go back...More

Thank Catherine_VZ
oliveoil_9, Owner at Olive Branch, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2017

Love this, thank you very much

Reviewed November 6, 2017

We called in for a coffee on Sunday morning -it was quiet and peaceful with plenty of seating and a terrific range of home made cakes and interesting looking quiches! Our coffee was good and everything reasonably priced

Thank TKandco
Reviewed November 1, 2017

Visiting Ludlow for a couple of days and needing a coffee on arrival, we popped into this café simply because it was the nearest place. We stayed for lunch and then next day, returned for afternoon tea. What more can we say - food, service...More

Thank Tanya W
Reviewed October 18, 2017

We had americano which was nice. But the place needs a lick of paint badly. The toilets upstairs are very bad and need painting and plenty of tlc.

Thank ted87
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Cerise G
April 5, 2017|
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Response from oliveoil_9 | Property representative |
Hello Stella, we do dishes for customers to take home. but we need you to pre order one week before. Many thanks Anne - owner
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-4 Old Street, Ludlow SY8 1NP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Ludlow
  • Phone Number: +44 1584 874314
Daytime counter service. Open Weekdays, Saturdays and Sundays. Open 9.30 until 4.00 Breakfasts from 9.00 until 11.00 Vegetarian,vegan,gluten free, meat and fish options. Licensed
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