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“Excellent restaurant” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Olive Tree

The Olive Tree
Ranked #9 of 701 Restaurants in Bruges
Certificate of Excellence
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Pedreguer, Spain
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Excellent restaurant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2014

We had a perfectly wonderful evening at this restaurant. The food was excellent especially the meatball starter. Not only was the sauce delicious but there were plenty of them.
The service you couldn't fault. The owner came to check on us often & was happy to chat to us about how long he had been open & a little about his family. We learnt that it was a family business with mama doing a lot of the cooking. Great! We were given a orange cake dessert for free to try & it melted in our mouths. Lovely liquor to finish with coffee. The price was reasonable too.
Definitely recommend anyone to try it out. Also In the middle of Bruges so easy to get to.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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108 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Outstanding again”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2014 via mobile

I know there are 500 places to eat in Bruges, but this is our favourite. We have been twice and love it. Make reservations and got I. At 830, dinner lasted until 10:15. Had the squid and wife had the lamb chops. Service is outstanding and free olives and even a complimentary desert was offered. Orange and chocolate cake. Would come back again.

Visited May 2014
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Atlanta
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Perfect ending for our time in Brugge”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2014 via mobile

Excellent Greek food. Family run restaurant. Lovely decor. Very welcoming. We have always loved Greek food. The food was delicious, from beginning to end. The waiter was friendly and helpful. The moussaka and the prawns were delicious. Dinner included a bowl of fresh salad and warm pita bread for the table. We finished with a delicious moist orange cake with a drizzle of chocolate and wonderful Greek coffee.
This will be a special memory of our last evening in Brugge.

Visited May 2014
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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“The BEST in Brugge”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2014

We spent three days in Brugge and stopped at many restaurants but all had standard tourist fare with very high prices. When we checked on TripAdvisor and saw this recommendation and made dinner reservations. It was the best in all of Belgium and NL. The hosts were welcoming and very gracious, the food well prepared and served.....definitely try the calamari

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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El Macero
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“Greece in Bruges? Great surprise.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2014

My wife and I arrived in Bruges after flying overnight from San Franciso and managed to drag ourselves around for the day. We reserved an early table (6:30) at the Olive Tree and had a great dinner. It is authentic Greek and the owners/servers take a lot of pride in the ambiance and quality of the food. Warning, the restaurant is small and reservations on a weekend are important.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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