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32 Ballymahon Street | 32 Ballymahon Street Co Longford, Longford, Ireland
+353 43 333 6248
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Today
12:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tue 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed 12:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Thu - Fri 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat 1:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Longford, Ireland
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Me and my wife have been comming to this restaurant for years the owner Fiona and her team are friendly, funny and fast and with reasonable prices and nice layout it all makes for a great night out!

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Thank setanta_1
Dublin, Ireland
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Waiting staff were not very welcoming, but seemed stressed. Ordered a steak cooked medium, but was so over cooked, the shoe cobbler could use it. Dreadful experience.

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3 Thank Brian C
Longford, Ireland
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First impression walking in the door is impressive, Long room with a split level in the centre and an open kitchen hatch at the rear which allows you to view the food as it's made! Overall cleanliness is high, glasses shined and no visible issues! We had a lunch menu which seemed to cater for all! Few selections but all... More 

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1 Thank chris w
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for the early bird, the reduced selection I didn't mind it was an early bird but, my starter came out uncooked. My main was a stodgy mess greasy chips and soggy batter. I just won't be going back. If this is #3 in Longford I feel sorry for the people of Longford town!

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Thank Ooc21
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best chowder/starter we've ever had, so good!will definitely be back, we saw a steak at other table and looked lovely, a great find in Longford!

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1 Thank Órla Ní Chealla... M
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

Lovely food and nice atmosphere, friendly staff! Got the steak and it was delicious! I would definitely recommend it!

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Thank LDire
blackfiona, Owner at black olive, responded to this review

Thank You so much for your review. Fiona O Keeffe More 

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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

Ate here on numerous occasions and it was 5 stars every time. Good service and good food. What more could you ask for.

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Thank BoilTheKettle
blackfiona, Owner at black olive, responded to this review

thank you so much for your review. Fiona O Keeffe More 

Longford, Ireland
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Lovely decor, friendly staff and beautiful food, my only criticism is that its upstairs and you can kind of feel the floor move a little, also when its crowded walking to the bathroom can be an obstacle course but all in all great food in a welcoming atmosphere

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Thank Debbie C
blackfiona, Owner at black olive, responded to this review

Thank You for your review, I Understand the Floor can bounce a little, I cant fix that part of the structure, But i will address the chairs and things when you go to the bathrooms, Thank So much. Fiona O Keeffe More 

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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

in a county where my mother was born and in a town where my cousins live and in a town not many tourist go, climb the stairs to the Black Olive and you will be treated to a gourmet meal. Great bang for the buck, compared to another restaurant that has "view" in its name. Have a St. Mel's Brown... More 

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Thank GENE S
blackfiona, Owner at black olive, responded to this review

Thank You for taking the time to review us. Fiona O keeffe More 

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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

I've eaten here on a few occasions. Mixed reviews. I've had lovely meals with great serving but I've also come across rude unhelpful waitresses here aswel. On a visit over Christmas we were made feel unwanted as we were a late booking.....staff were eager to get out and made sure we knew about it.

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Thank 331xtSligo
blackfiona, Owner at black olive, responded to this review

Thank You For your review, I am very sorry you were made feel unwanted as we are very customer friendly, I will address this problem, Many Thanks Fiona O Keeffe More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $25
Cuisine
European, Gluten Free Options, Irish, International, Central European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
1:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 Ballymahon Street | 32 Ballymahon Street Co Longford, Longford, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Longford  >  Longford
  • Phone Number: +353 43 333 6248

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