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The Old Olive Bush

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$13 - $22
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews steak rhubarb crumble beef pork sunday roast the pub perfect sunday lunch cauliflower cheese nice traditional pub home cooked small village friendly service saturday night fantastic meal food was amazing quality food piping hot beautiful garden
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wow a delicious lunch with lovely fresh vegetables; the cauliflower cheese was to die for. The turkey and beef were so tender and the roast potatoes were devine. We had banoffee pie and fresh cream and caramelised apple pie and custard for pudding which was...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Tai5605
Reviewed April 17, 2019 via mobile

We are staying on a narrow boat and walked the 15 mins to the pub for dinner. It was well worth the walk as the food was amazing. The homemade goats cheese and caramalised onion quiche was out of this world as was the homemade...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank traceyw2014
jane c, Manager at The Old Olive Bush, responded to this reviewResponded April 19, 2019

Hi Tracey, thank you for the recommendation. I am really pleased that you enjoyed my food and thank you so much for your review

Reviewed April 12, 2019

We gambled on this place and came up trumps! Left the boat by bridge 101 and walked up. Mark, The Landord was brilliant. A great sense of humour and very welcoming. Food was amazing and service was very personal. We had a wonderful evening. Hope...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank TravelleingBilburys
jane c, Manager at The Old Olive Bush, responded to this reviewResponded April 19, 2019

We really do appreciate it when our new customers take the time to write us a review. Being in the middle of no where we need all the help we can get! Glad to hear you enjoyed your time here and thanks once again.

Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

Popped in for Sunday lunch had a choice of beef pork or turkey but could have had 2 meats if wanted. Wow what a fabulous meal piping hot separate veg and cauliflower cheese ,also they asked if we wanted more gravy which was nice. We...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 386glennj
jane c, Manager at The Old Olive Bush, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2019

Thank you so much for your review, we are really pleased to hear you enjoyed your meal. Do come and try our steaks, it will be lovely to see you again. The home made pies are good too :-)

Reviewed February 16, 2019 via mobile

Went for a fantastic meal at the Olive Tree with hubby, son and girlfriend to celebrate his 21st, all 4 of us had a different meal and sweet beautifully cooked. I am coeliac and the pub catered perfectly and more importantly safely for me, thank...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank leecH8146GC
jane c, Manager at The Old Olive Bush, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2019

Really glad you enjoyed it. You must try our steaks sometime. Thank you for taking the trouble of writing us a review, we really appreciate it.

Reviewed November 12, 2018

Friendly service; accommodated our relatively short notice booking for 7 on a Saturday night; checked in advance if we had any special dietary requirements... ... but, most importantly -- the food was great; I'd recommend the excellent pies.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank aveumluhe
jane c, Manager at The Old Olive Bush, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

Thank you so much for your five star review, we all really appreciate you taking the time to give your verdict on your time spent at the Old Olive Bush. It is great to read that you enjoyed your food. We hope to see you...More

Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit if you want to feel you are sat in someone's lounge, rather than a pub...very quaint and cosy. Had a choice of all the meats/trimmings and wonderful veg to compliment the roasts....we were recommended that the 'roast tatties were to die...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Urbantiger13
jane c, Manager at The Old Olive Bush, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

I have no idea when the roasts were overcooked but people have different ideas on the perfect roasties. Good job i only gave you two! Had you liked them you could have asked for more. With a dish of four other veg and cauliflower cheese...More

Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

I love this quaint little place. Visited with family for a steak night, and it’s one of the best cooked steaks I’ve had. The dining area and bar are very small, but very cosy. And the staff, who I’m guessing are the owners, are very...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank brenn864
jane c, Manager at The Old Olive Bush, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

Thank you very much , it is good to know the steaks were up to scratch. Hope to see you again soon

Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Located in a very small village it’s a cosy pub offering a decent choice of food. We visited on a Saturday night and it wasn’t too busy, and were met with a warm welcome. The menu did not include starter options but that aside the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 459jonp
jane c, Manager at The Old Olive Bush, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

We are really pleased that you enjoyed your evening here and really appreciate the time you have taken to give us your favourable review. I hope you live nearby and can visit us again.

Reviewed August 12, 2018

Some friends were eating here and invited me along. As a Vegan I checked the menu and couldn't see anything. I rang to enquire if the vegetarian alternative for the Sunday roast would be suitable for a vegan. I was told that one could be...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Tinyplanets
jane c, Manager at The Old Olive Bush, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2018

Thank you for your kind words. It was lucky that you had decided to ring first and make enquiries because we do not cater for Vegans ordinarily. I would have really struggled to put a plate of food out for you without the call. I...More

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98michaelm98
May 22, 2018|
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Response from jane c | Property representative |
Hello. We are approx. 20-25 mins walk from bridge 102 depending how fast you walk. Going back is quicker because it is downhill!
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Pnjo6
February 19, 2017|
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Response from jane c | Property representative |
Really sorry but we are unable to cater for parties of that size as there is only me in the kitchen with one waitress.
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