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“delicous food -great restaurant !”
Review of Olive Restaurant & Bar - CLOSED

Olive Restaurant & Bar
Price range: $22 - $56
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Olive Restaurant & Bar in Manchester is a few steps off Deansgate, was voted best working lunch venue in town, but it’s great for pre-theatre and family meals too. The dining room blends rustic Italian with modern style. Think exposed brick, farmhouse furniture, cool lighting and sleek bar. Only the freshest ingredients go into the classic and innovative Italian dishes; such as handmade artisan pastas, stone-baked pizzas, lighter salads and a selection of meat and fish. We are child friendly and feature a dedicated healthy menu, make-your-own pizzas and miniature versions of any dish on the menu. Our exemplerary service is renowned throughout Manchester and we strive to ensure everyone will return time and time again.
Reviewed January 10, 2014

I went here with my daughter for lunch,we both loved this place.the food was absolutely beautiful and every mouthful was packed full of flavour. excellent service and a lovely atmosphere too. we are definately going back very soon. ( the focaccia was the lightest softest breads iv'e ever eaten)
thankyou for a wonderful meal. :))

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Thank sally k
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Matthew L, Manager at Olive Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 15, 2014

Thank you for your review and we are glad you and your daughter enjoyed your lunch.
The Olive Team

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Reviewed January 9, 2014

Wanted a pre Hobbit Film stop that would keep my 13 year old nephew happy at 5:30
This looked a likely stopping point
Booked on tripadvisor (was open at 5:00) Pizza was excellent, nephew found his pepperoni a bit hot - so note for next time. Staff were welcoming and helpful. ice cream got the thumbs up . Job done!

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Thank Peter G
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Management response:Responded January 15, 2014

We are glad you and your nephew enjoyed your pizza, ice-cream and film.
The Olive Team

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Reviewed January 6, 2014

This was our first time at Olive which came under recommendation. We rang up last minute and got a table which was brill.The atmosphere was fantastic, what a lovely restaurant. All the staff were friendly & so kind but mostly the food was excellent. We had starters,mains & desserts and they all were fantastic(especially the choc brownie,if you like nuts you have to try this) overall everything was excellent. Will definitely be returning,hopefully soon

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Thank Y22cha
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Matthew L, Manager at Olive Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2014

Dear Guest,
Thank you for your review and we are glad you enjoyed your meal ( and the chocolate brownie) we look forward t o your future visits.
The Olive team

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Reviewed January 5, 2014

Enjoyed a lovely family meal here on New Year's Eve. The staff were very friendly and the food was delicious. Couldn't ask for more!

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Thank Zebedee74
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Matthew L, Manager at Olive Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2014

Thank you for your review and we look forward to you and your family visiting in 2014.
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Reviewed January 4, 2014 via mobile

Whilst visiting friends one Saturday, we booked a table at Olive as a friend has been several times before and recommended it. We were not disappointed. Friendly welcome, knowledgeable waiter and tasty, fresh food. The salmon pasta dish was perfect, full of flavour and just the right amount so as not to be too overbearing. Reminded me inside of a restaurant or bistro you would find on the continent. Bottled lager is a little pricey but that would be my only negative. They're doing some good deals in January however. Would definitely recommend.

Thank GraieemTchad
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Matthew L, Manager at Olive Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2014

Thank you for your review.
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