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“summer night dinner on the patio”
Review of The Olive Tree

The Olive Tree
Ranked #2 of 71 Restaurants in Loughton
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$21 - US$84
Cuisines: Greek, Mediterranean, Bar
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Good for: Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Our menu draws it's influence from the Mediterranean (Greece, Portugal, Italy, Spain...) using Fresh quality ingredients sourced locally wherever possible.Whether you are wanting a quick simple lunch, meeting with business colleagues or planning a special night out with friends and family, The Olive Tree is the perfect choice.
Reviewed 7 July 2015

we went there for a family dinner a couple of months ago, and were happy there so tried it again

This time it was just two of us, and it was a warm summer evening so we sat outside at the front until about 10.30. Food, wine and service were all excellent, and we had a great time - the two of us have dinner about once a quarter and my friend said we'd be coming back there for the next one

Can't really comment on value for money this time as I didn't pay - so scored it below the same as last time, I think

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Thank neil w
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Reviewed 3 July 2015

Given it was a Monday night when we visited we waited an hour and 15 minutes for our food and when we asked how much longer we were told 10minutes every time.
The food itself (when it arrived) was nice but small portions and over priced.
The desert wasn't great ... The tiramisu was basically a pot of mascarpone!
Ambience was chilled and relaxed.
Service charge is also added to the bill.
Not sure I will willingly want to return ... There are nicer Greek restaurants in Essex

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3  Thank Anna M
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Reviewed 30 June 2015

Wonderful food & service would thoroughly recommend

All the staff are so friendly & service is excellent

One of the better restaurants in Loughton

1  Thank annie24Essex
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Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

My friend and I went into the Olive Tree on a Friday evening and would definatly recommend! We had a table at 7 but it started to get busier around 8:45-9 due to the live music starting at 9, I assume. Very nice relaxed atmosphere and definatly good night out with friends/couples. The food was nice , we had prawns for starters and then had chicken souvlaki with hand cut chips which were very nice. It is a more pricey destination compared so some Greek places although it's a nice setting and have the live music etc so it is worth it. Thank you Olive Tree !

Thank Paige B
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Reviewed 16 June 2015

Had a fantastic lunchtime meal here. Food was gorgeous and plentyful. Staff really friendly but not 'in your face'. Decor is super. Price was great for the quality of the food. Would definitley go again although its a little far from me but worth the travel. Have recommended to a number of friends. Thanks Olive Tree!

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Thank Elaine1257
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