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The Olive Branch

35 Pier Street, Aberystwyth SY23 2LN, Wales
+44 1970 630572
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
35 Pier Street, Aberystwyth SY23 2LN, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We popped in for lunch, on the off chance of getting a table, and were asked to call back within half an hour - sure enough, we were lucky enough on our return, to secure a table for the 3 of us. I was immediately...More

Thank Tracey197736
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were made very welcome with my assistance dog and offered a choice of tables. Waitress was charming and even introduced herself in sign language when she knew we were deaf! A nice touch. We had a choice of dips as a starter with warm...More

Thank Soozyv
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we visited the olive Branch, the service was good, our waitress was new (I think) but she was charming nonetheless. Food was fantastic, and the restaurant became very busy as the night wore on. Always a sign of a good establishment I think. We...More

Thank C0ventryAnn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant came highly rated on here so we gave it a visit as we love greek food and holiday there on a regular basis. What a let down. The service was good but the food was awful. Out of the tree of us only...More

Thank pjbrowning499
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We walked in last minute on a Saturday early evening and were lucky to get a table, several people after us were turned away. Lovely food, we had calamari and taramasalata starters and veggie moussaka and stuffed peppers mains, all came freshly prepared, good size...More

Thank KathySGI
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited on the 25th Mary 2017. Firstly there was a sign stating that for orders less than $40 one has to pay cash. I had to therefore go and find an ATM. Is this legal? The menu is varied and I found the staff...More

Thank ChristopherAuckland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to the Olive Branch Wednesday (25/05/2017) and had a lovely evening, the food was exceptional and plenty of it. My wife had the trout and it was very large and cooked to perfection, I had the Moussaka which was excellent, we started with...More

Thank George W
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

We visited The Olive Branch this evening whilst visiting Aberystwyth and we were not disappointed!!!!! We were a little worried at first as we had our 4 month old with us and knew the pram would take up a lot of room but the staff...More

Thank Deborah M
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped one Monday lunch time. Noted before we went in that it was cash only which is very strange in this day and age. Really friendly lady greeted us and we went upstairs. We liked the quirky decor and enjoyed the food but it did...More

Thank spookytookey
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We visited for an evening meal and found a nice atmosphere and very friendly staff. We started with prawn and avocado cocktail which was very nice and refreshing served with excellent garlic .bread. Following this we had Greek salad which was freshly prepared with a...More

Thank charles005
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Pier Street, Aberystwyth SY23 2LN, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Ceredigion  >  Aberystwyth
  • Phone Number: +44 1970 630572
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