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Olive & Thyme

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416-418 Barlow Moor Road, Manchester M21 8AD, England
+44 161 881 5247
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11:00 - 00:00
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Glossop, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Once again, not disappointed with the food or the service. Excellent scallops on risotto then the lamb with spinach and pistachio. So pleased we chose this place again!

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Thank wendy b
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The ladies who are working as the waitresses are disgusting and rude, they seem to only treat the table where the manager is slaving over and me and my friends were very much neglected there was one waitress who.had hair like she never washed it, then came the food which OK.but to tough and hard not that nice and over... More 

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Thank Nadz N
Manchester, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Previous visit was the lunch time special. This one was a Saturday family dinner early evening. Service was ok food ok but nothing special . Underwhelmed and then the bill came and it was steeper than we expected. Stick to lunch time specials in future.

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Thank Chris L
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very reasonably priced, well prepared food from the lunchtime menu. Called in on a Saturday afternoon and found the restaurant to be clean and neat. Food was off the set £8.80 for two courses lunch menu. Couldn't really fault it for the price.

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Thank GPGG04
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a lovely lunch with friends. Staff were great xplained food to us all. Moussaka was lovely and the Chicken risotto was good value too. Wines good house red very nice. Beers Lagers a good selection. It was a lovely sunny day so we ate under the veranda area. Would like to go in the evening next time.

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Thank Carron U
Manchester UK
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74 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with a group of friends. It was my first visit and it wont't be my last! The decor and atmosphere were superb. The service staff and standard of service were excellent. And the menu was extensive. It offered something for everyone regardless of your budget. We chose to share the platters that they offered and they were amazing, freshly... More 

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Thank Joinedatthehip
Manchester, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very nice venue with absolutely great staff but the meal was a bit hit & miss. Ordered a mixed meze starter which was very very good but my main of slow cooked lamb was more mixed the lamb and jus very well done but the mash was underseasoned & lumpy the veg was boiled to death and undressed really dismal.... More 

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Thank Mark J
England
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61 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the second time I have visited for lunch and have been very pleased. The lunch menu/early bird is excellent value for money - 2 courses for £8.80 and there is an excellent variety of starter and mains to choose from. The food my table received was all very good, arrived at the same time and good portion sizes.... More 

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Thank lovetripsaway
Island of Anglesey, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a walk around Chorlton Water Park, we dropped into O&T for lunch and to take advantage of their lunchtime special menu of a starter and mains for less than £9. Mid-week so did not book and no need to as there were tables available. It's a Med style restaurant with a comprehensive menu with something for everybody. All food... More 

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Thank Chris R
Lancashire
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72 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the attentive but not oppressive service to the superb quality of the food this is a first class restaurant, we had the sharing meza to start which was amazing all homemade with the bread from the Mediterranean which was devine. My husband had seabass which was exquisite and my scallops were heaven. The matra de was so attentive all... 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
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Greek, Middle Eastern, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 416-418 Barlow Moor Road, Manchester M21 8AD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 881 5247
Description
Olive & Thyme is a Mediterranean cafe, bar and restaurant in the heart of Chorlton, offering freshly prepared food ranging from Mezes and Turkish Kebabs to Italian Pastas and Pizzas. Our unique venue is very spacious making it a comfortable and welcoming place to dine with groups of friends, families and colleagues or just on your own. O&T benefits from its south-facing shop front allowing plenty of sun light, whether you are sitting inside next to the wood-burning stove or outside in the heated glassed seating area.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?