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“A clean well run restaurant and an excellent place to eat”
Review of The Olive Tree

The Olive Tree
Ranked #2 of 72 Restaurants in Loughton
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $21 - $83
Cuisines: Greek, Mediterranean, Bar
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Our menu draws it's influence from the Mediterranean (Greece, Portugal, Italy, Spain...) using Fresh quality ingredients sourced locally wherever possible.Whether you are wanting a quick simple lunch, meeting with business colleagues or planning a special night out with friends and family, The Olive Tree is the perfect choice.
Reviewed August 26, 2013

When you enter this restaurant, you can't help but notice how clean and well organised it is. You will be shown to your table and as you sit down you might notice the crisp white linen napkins and perfectly clean and laid out cutlery. All very good so far. The service is unhurried (this is not a criticism), polite and very helpful. On a warm summers afternoon the opened up front terrace with awnings, gives the place an added openness and appeal. The food on the lunch time set menu is good quality and reasonably priced at around £18 per person for two courses. The wine is a bit pricey, at around £21 for a bottle of Argentine Pinot Grigio, but that is not unusual for restaurants? We hung around to talk for quite some time after we finished eating and not once were we put under pressure to leave, another positive as far as I am concerned. If you use the toilets, you will find these immaculate as well.

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Thank EricChorley
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Reviewed August 22, 2013

Fantastic restaurant - if only they could lose the music for at least one or two nights - it is impossible to hold a decent conversation so a romantic night out is a definite NO!

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Thank Alison H
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Reviewed August 16, 2013

I have been to this restaurant 4 times since it opend, each time i have been disapointed with their food.It is a lovely place, very clean, and the service is faultless, I orderd the fried squid as a starter, which was so rubbery and hard that i couldnt eat it. i also orderd a greek salad which was not a greek salad, it just had a bit of feta on top and none of the ingridients of a greek salad. the mixed meze was so small and tasteless. my daughtter orderd a lamb salad. this was so over priced for what she got and very bland. All very dissapointing. i have tried to like this restaurant, but this will be the last time i go there. sorry, lovely place but food very avarage.

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Reviewed July 30, 2013

Most enjoyable evening, staff very efficient. Will go again. Everyone was looked after and the food was extremely good. This is my second visit, I visited 2 years ago and sat outside. Was also very pleasant.

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Thank Roma D
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Reviewed July 29, 2013

Me and my girlfriend visited here on a trip to see family. We sat outside which we never do but were impressed by the seating arrangement and shade provided. The food was nice and not over priced which doesn't happen often and the service was also good. I would recommend this place for anyone looking for a nice meal that won't cost the earth.

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Thank 815mitch
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