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The Olive Tree

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Toll Clock Shopping Centre | Commercial Road, Lerwick, Scotland
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Shotts, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Have eaten here on several occasions and never been diappointed. Excellent menu ,good variety and is very popular with the locals

Thank Lamont213
Lerwick, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a lovely lunch, good choice of menu very clean and the staff friendly. It was good to see a choice of vegetarian soup.

Thank 138Annie
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

To Shetland as 3 vegetarians and 1 vegan and The Olive Tree was one of the handful of places who put themselves out for the vegan. Great for soups. Only scored down to four since cakes fell short and a lack of cheese scones (while I was conducting a Shetland-wide survey).

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Lerwick, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

always a variety of superbly made home made soups available as well as a huge selection of salads and pies. Friendly staff and a warm welcome

Thank revnab2016
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Great selection of well presented and prepared salad and meats. No other cafe in Lerwick offers this selection of fresh prepared salads food daily. The Olive Tree can cater for every type of diet or food intolerance due to the large selection on offer. Definately my first choice. Service is usually very fast and efficient as the cafe is always... More 

Thank flyingfoxScotland
Lerwick, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Soup was split pea with pancetta, strange texture and didn't find any pancetta. Ended up getting bagels and leaving soup. Really good menu with really good service. Nice clean tables and comfy chairs. Suggestion for music in the seating area to let people relax better. Not much room at the deli to have a good look to decide what you... More 

Thank M M
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111 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

We were waiting for a ferry and happened upon this cafe in the shopping centre - really good selection of light healthy meals served by cheerful staff who were efficient. A range of healthy soups and snacks and would recommend if you were in Lerwick

Thank David-Claire28
Lerwick, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

Slow service but good steak rolls friendly staff I would go again coffee not so good Seats not very comfortable good atmosphere

Thank ag3267
Shetland Islands, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

salads, soups, filled rolls, scones, cakes to name but a few, lovely coffee as well! great loyalty deal on hot drinks.

Thank Emma W
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68 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed the steak roll I had yesterday - well presented, flavoursome and satisfying. The range of other products is wide and varied also.

Thank Hannah N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Contemporary, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Toll Clock Shopping Centre | Commercial Road, Lerwick, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Shetland Islands  >  Mainland  >  Lerwick

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