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The Olive Tree Bistro

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Malew Street, Castletown IM 9
+44 7624 417885
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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St Helens, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 12, 2016

Lovely home made soup and bread. Good value. Pleasant staff . All you need. Value for money. Basic decor and surroundings but adequate and clean.

Thank geoffviking
Moraira, Spain
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

Good honest food and very friendly staff, I would recommend calling in if you find yourself in Castletown as it is well worth a visit.

Thank MarkStewart3004
Douglas, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2016

Went here for a late breakfast clutching my copy of the paper and in need of a bit of peace and quiet. Friendly staff who first brought me over a good cup of black coffee and then a plate of breakfast. Perfectly cooked and with the tastiest hash browns I've had in a long time. I was even brought another... More 

1 Thank Linda M
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47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

Recently moved to the island and popped her for lunch and wow the b.l.t. Baguette was lovely and fresh, not to pricey either for portion u get. Staff didn't seem overly welcoming but do recommend for food :)

Thank Roxynocera
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

Had lunch here it was awful! One of the strip lights kept flickering which was very annoying.Ordered from the 'specials' board my other half had the pie with chips, peas and gravy and I ordered the cottage pie with crusty bread. When the food arrived it did not look very appetising the cottage pie was covered in melted cheese obviously... More 

3 Thank JulieEllen73
Wirral, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

Most disgusting I had the pie of the day do so at your own risk Mrs had shepherd pie the worst bland food I have ever tasted and nuked to pipping hot only reason I never walked out was trip advisor recommended it. Worst food ever

2 Thank chapcol
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2015 via mobile

Came straight here after a morning flight, the bacon sandwich was delicious and tea for two came in a huge huge pot. Couldn't have been better

2 Thank thetheyerkid
Rhuddlan, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2015

We visited this place early afternoon for lunch. Inside it is minimalist but very clean. There is not a huge selection on the menu, but there is something for everybody. When the food arrived it was well presented and very tasty. I can recommend the homemade steak pie, it was lovely. Good value for money.

5 Thank bobl255
Seaford, United Kingdom
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288 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2015

Had the full breakfast for £6:95, which seems about the normal price for the IOM (i.e. more expensive than the mainland). This is no new age bistro, just a simple locals cafe with decent food and service. A pot of tea with the breakfast rather than a single tea-bag mug would have been better.

1 Thank CrumpySeaford
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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704 reviews
335 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 281 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2015

Really, really enjoyed the crab salad, fresh, colourful and tasty. My other half had the ham and cheese toastie with salad and crisps. Also enjoyed it very much. Had a latte and chamomile tea. Great food at a good price with friendly service. Tables were basic, windows needed cleaning but the food gets this 5 stars in our books.

2 Thank EveningEater

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Malew Street, Castletown IM 9
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Isle of Man  >  Castletown
  • Phone Number: +44 7624 417885

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