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“A reallypleasant experence”
Review of The Olive Tree

The Olive Tree
Ranked #1 of 17 Restaurants in St Merryn
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $35
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: The Olive Tree in St Merryn opens for dinner from Tuesday to Saturday from 6.30pm). Our food is largely influenced by Mediterranean cuisine and, indeed, anywhere you might find olive trees growing. We focus on making the most of the wonderful fresh produce available in Cornwall, and we source our fish, meat, dairy and most of our fruit & vegetables from local producers. Reservations are recommended, and please let us know in advance if you have any special dietary requirements. Please note that the restaurant opens in March through to December - please contact us for specific dates.
Reviewed April 5, 2013

This is the first time we have visited this small but nicely run Italian style restaurant. Jolly and efficient service with good cooking. A refreshing and lovely place.

The only caveats would be , I still find it odd that restaurants don't give bread free at the beginning of the meal. Secondly I think two puddingss ( both cold ) both delicious and a cheese board is a bit short of ambition three pudsngs and one hot would be good.

but this is nit-picking on a delightful experience

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Thank jeremyf958
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Reviewed April 2, 2013

An ideal location for a big (10 people) party of all ages. Some excellent specials on top of the set menu, including crab, lemon sole and a cod dish voted top of the pile, plus some very big steaks. A lovely chat with the owners for whom the place is clealy a real labour of love. We caught them at a tricky time when they were waiting for a new chef to start and having to make do, so I suspect that things could get even better. Excellent ingredients from Padstow Farm Shop.

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Thank OxonMA
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Reviewed December 12, 2012 via mobile

Fantastic, gorgeous food, staff very good. Would defiantly go there again and recommend it to people x

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Thank madtanya
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Reviewed November 26, 2012

We as a party of four went to The Olive Tree towards the end of our holiday. The atmosphere was relaxed and friendly. The menu was varied and we all had different things which were all delicious. The owners came over for a chat which was lovely and we all had a thoroughly great evening out. Well worth a visit if you are in the area.

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Thank badda3
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Reviewed November 14, 2012

We are regular visitors to this restaurant and yet again had a lovely meal. The food was even better this time, the mackerel pate I had to start was to die for! You must also have the Prosecco which is very nice, as is the lemoncello.
One of the best restaurants in the area and every time I visit Cornwall I always dine there as you can't beat it.

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Thank ripcurlgirl80
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