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Olivers Bar & Restaurant

186 High Street | 186 High Street, Rochester ME1 1EY, England
+44 1634 847629
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Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (22 reviews)
“sunday roast” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, British, Fusion, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
186 High Street | 186 High Street, Rochester ME1 1EY, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fantastic! Thank you all at Oliver’s for making our birthday meal very special. Food was so good and every detail taken care of. Very highly recommended. :)

Thank hdhdjdgvsj6383vhsk
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Came for my sisters wedding meal! Just a small group of us and what a wonderful time we had! The waiter was lovely! So tentative but also gave us enough space and time to finish courses. Food was lovely. Although perhaps basic vegetarian options I...More

Thank thescene879
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I finally stepped into Olivers and I am so glad... the food is deliciously fresh & presented with flair, as is Luke!

Thank susil2192018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We recently took our parents to Oliver's prior to a theatre show, we had chosen the restaurant because of the excellent feedback on Tripadvisor and not knowing Rochester at all this was really helpful. We chose the two course option. The food was beautifully presented,...More

2  Thank Amy A
Olivers R, Restaurant Manager at Olivers Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, we are very happy that you enjoyed your meal. Yes, the bar does tend to get quite full on a Friday and Saturday evening, but I hope that it didn't affect the end of your evening too much. We look...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place covers all the bases for us - the cocktail bar is great fun and always welcoming, there's a nice quiet garden at the back, Fridays and Saturdays are party night in the bar and dance area, and the restaurant is now fantastic! We...More

1  Thank Paul0000001
Olivers R, Restaurant Manager at Olivers Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your generous and kind review! We have been happy to welcome you to Oliver's, and look forward to doing so again. The Chef appreciates your comments, and we pride ourselves on the quality of our food and hospitality. Congratulations again on...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I had a wonderful meal at Oliver's Bar and restaurant. Luke made our entancia at all times very welcoming and patient, even recommending places to visit in Rochester. The food was exquisite, my partner just loved the quality of the food, drink...More

1  Thank Carmen A
Olivers R, Restaurant Manager at Olivers Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, it was a pleasure to meet you both and I'm so pleased you enjoyed your meal. I do hope the rest of your day in Rochester went well. Luke (Restaurant Manager)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great burns night celebration at Oliver’s. Very friendly staff, complimentary prosecco, heard the piper welcoming us all the way down the high street and great food. A really fun evening out! Enjoyed the venue so much that have visited several times with friends...More

1  Thank Sugina H
Olivers R, Restaurant Manager at Olivers Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your review! You are always welcome at Oliver's, and please do look out for next year's Burns'! It was a night to remember. Luke (Restaurant Manager)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having frequently visited Oliver’s for both a private party and for nights out, I have always been very impressed. The service is impeccable and the food is of the highest standards. The outdoor area is a great place to spend summer evenings and the general...More

1  Thank Haydnbecki
Olivers R, Restaurant Manager at Olivers Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks for the review and your kind words, we pride ourselves on providing a high level of food and hospitality. Look forward to seeing you again soon. Luke (Restaurant Manager)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for the first time Friday night for a drink before meeting friends at your average wetherspoons. Was greeted by a lovely chap on arrival who explained how everything worked. Led me out to the back garden, made sure to ask of his name...More

1  Thank Cameron D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had a thoroughly enjoyable work do at Oliver's. My managers hired the venue exclusively for us with complimentary cocktails (which were so tasty) and a buffet. The buffet was delicious and very mourish. With plentiful food, I kept going back for more! Hats off...More

1  Thank HelloHelloMrsLSmith
Olivers R, Restaurant Manager at Olivers Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your review, it was a pleasure being able to host your staff celebration at Oliver's, and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Luke (Restaurant Manager)

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Denise Ann Mari... M
11 June 2018|
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Response from Olivers R | Property representative |
Hi Denise Yes we do a set menu for 2 courses at £16.95 or 3 courses at £19.95. The restaurant is open on a Sunday between 12 noon and 4pm.
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Amelia M
22 April 2018|
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Response from Ted B | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but if you give them a call I am sure they will answer any questions you may want to ask
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sally p
13 December 2017|
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Response from tillyregis | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I don’t think so but I not certain. Please call restaurant directly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:30 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 2:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 186 High Street | 186 High Street, Rochester ME1 1EY, England (Formerly Oliver's Wine & Cocktail Bar)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +44 1634 847629
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Description
Oliver's Bar & Restaurant is an exclusive establishment in the heart of Rochester. Our philosophy is to only offer the best to our patrons. From our extensive range of wines, beers and spirits, locally sourced and inspired restaurant A La Carte menu to our equally high standard of customer service. Whether it be dining, drinking or dancing. We want every visit you make to Oliver’s to be memorable for all the right reasons – great service, great atmosphere, great company and great food and drink.
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