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“Tastiest of Tasties”
Review of Olives Et Al

Olives Et Al
Ranked #46 of 138 Restaurants in Dorchester
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Dining options: Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast
Reviewed December 10, 2012

This is an excellent local company that has outlets with a wide selection of Olives and other delicacies. Excellent staff, and often a pleasant cafe.

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Reviewed December 1, 2012

Dan is a brilliant Chef who makes a salad a delight. However if he is not on duty, the other staff struggle to make the food so tasty. Coffee is great (again it has to be made by a more experienced member of staff) and some of the foods sold are fab. So in all when it works it works but along with many of our friends some of the 'moody' staff issues make it an unreliable place to use all of the time.

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Reviewed November 21, 2012

Great coffee this visit, but did have a scorched one a few weeks back. Have not tried the food, but what was coming out looked good. Great place to buy olive oil, olives, etc.
Service a little slow, and their till seems to lose wifi connection too often!

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Thank DorsetTedwood
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Reviewed November 6, 2012

Love the atmosphere. Great cup of coffee and a good menu for lunches. Deli on site to buy their lovely olives and other things such as preserves, biscuits etc. Not the easiest to find now as the cafe next door has expanded but keep hunting!Convenient for trip to the garden centre too.

Thank LazyTigerDorset
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Reviewed October 25, 2012

The food here is pretty good with a decent menu of tasty light meals and several cakes to choose from. The cakes can be a bit hit and miss, I've had a couple of disappointingly dry muffins in recent months and they are quite pricey at that. The coffee is usually good but again, I have endured a scorched one here and there, which at top dollar is a bit frustrating. They could do with some new cutlery too, Like many cake-a-holics, I really don't like being given a massive dinner fork to eat a piece of cake with! Apart from those few gripes, I can highly recommend the mushroom medley, I've never had a bad one, and the bread is always fresh. There's lots to tempt in the deli alongside the cafe too, so definitely worth a visit if you like a quality garden centre experience!

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