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The Olive Grove

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Half Moon Lane, Spennymoor DL16 6HQ, England
+44 1388 205689
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11:00 - 23:00
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Durham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Amazing food all 14 of us enjoyed a selection of starters, main course and deserts. Great value meals beautifully presented. Friendly and attentive staff. This is our venue for all office get togethers. Highly recommended 😎

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Thank christine b
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First visit to the olive Grove bases on verbal recommendation interesting food / pub restaurant some humorous features and signs food was very good and innovative chill and garlic prawn started beautiful cooked and salads great would certainly recommend a visit Staff very friendly and attentive give it a go A plus the offer portion size on some meals IE... More 

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Thank apple2901
Durham, United Kingdom
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146 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Met with friends. I had veg. Wellington with Stilton sauce which was very nice, others had pasta, steak, fish and chips, gammon ...all very nice. Several drinks and a couple of desserts ...ice cream very good. £20 per head. Staff courteous and service efficient.

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Thank saraswales
Durham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have visited this restaurant on a number of occasions and always found the food to be well cooked and presented. Staff are friendly and efficient.

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Thank Maureen B
Co Durham
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Last couple in restaurant but was still made to feel comfortable. Food was freshly made and very tasty

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Thank FergyWorker
Durham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my partner decided last minute on a Saturday evening meal out. Heard good reviews off friends about the olive grove so decided to try for ourselves. Have to say that food, service, drinks etc were all fantastic. 10 out of 10 for all

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Thank Pjhodgson
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Im from the area and could not find the restaurant, use a sat nav. Fabulous food, fabulous place, reasonably priced. Will definitely be going back.

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Thank Leanne G
Georgetown, Kentucky, United States
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were there for a family Birthday and cannot say enough good things about the service. The food was served promptly and was hot and delicious. The staff were courtiious and helpful. Great experience with a big party

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Thank Julia M
Spennymoor, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a birthday meal for 24 people. Excellent food and service. The beer is really good too. The staff are really attentive and professional. Just love this pub.

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Thank driver91-123
Durham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I decided to visit The Olive Grove for a meal as the feedback from friends and family were really great. The Friday teatime was quite steady as far as customers go but not so excessive as to be uncomfortable or have difficulty being served. To be completely fair I am only going to comment on my own meal. I ordered... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$38
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Half Moon Lane, Spennymoor DL16 6HQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Spennymoor
  • Phone Number: +44 1388 205689
Description
Hidden in the corner of Spennymoor next to the council offices in Green Lane formally known as 'The Half Moon' lies a secret to be discovered after 4 months of refurbishment it opened it doors September 2012. When you enter you will be greeted with a warm welcome from the friendly staff. The setting has been themed on a rustic tuscancy hideaway filled with colours & fabrics of the Mediterranean. Its owners are a local family Steve & Lynda with Steve doubling up as head chef. We offer good home cooked food inducing fish and thick cut juicy steaks and an array of mouth watering dishes. Step outside and you will discover a tuscany courtyard and you are met with the sight of a old vineyard running round stone buildings & disappearing in the blue skyline. Exciting plans have been passed for a forty seater restaurant complete with its own kitchen and authentic open plan wood burning oven which will bring the smells and the taste of the Mediterranean

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Durham, United Kingdom
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?