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The Olive Grove

100 Regent Street, Cambridge CB2 1DP, England
+44 1223 778575
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“moussaka” (76 reviews)
“baklava” (60 reviews)
“mixed grill” (63 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
100 Regent Street, Cambridge CB2 1DP, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Small store front restaurant with bar and upstairs seating. White tablecloths. Not much atmosphere. Delicious three dips appetizer--pita with fava bean,, tzaziki, and aubergive dips. Authentic beef stew with rice, calamari. Rather sketchy service--just two servers. Some patrons seemed to wait a long time for...More

Thank RedSoxFan100341
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Three dull dips needed some salt and some olive oil, dry pita bread and a spanakopita unlike any ever seen before. It had puff pastry or maybe filo but not at all crisp and somewhat undercooked, and spinach with an occasional bit of grit simply...More

Thank Francophile94
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and 7 friends visited last night. The food was absolutely delicious. Two of us enjoyed the lamb kebab, the pork chop was huge and the trio of dips to start was yummy! Four of the group had meze as their mains- they had two...More

Thank lisamo17
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here as a family for a Birthday celebration meal. We were a large party ranging from teenagers to a granny, and they looked after us really well. Seated up stairs it was quiet with a nice ambience ad we had a lovely time....More

Thank Ady_JD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I suppose it's a nice building, in a good location. The menu wasn't inspiring, although they catered really well for my date who's vegetarian. I remember the starter being good -we had mixed starters to share. Cheesy risotto balls were the best thing about the...More

Thank Gracilou187064
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant for the first time yesterday and it was amazing from the friendly staff, the atmosphere to the food! Yes ok so it's not the quickest but then I don't want some frozen rubbish put in the microwave! It's fresh authentic Mediterranean...More

Thank Aleksandra S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We found this restaurant when looking for lunch on a Sunday. The menu looked interesting and was hard to choose from as there were so many things I wanted to try. We had a trio of dips with warm pita bread to start, very delicious...More

Thank Pamela F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We very muched liked this lovely little restaurant, and our dood was delicious. However, the wait of nearly an hour for any food was much too long. It was obvious that the place is popular and needs additional help both in the kitchen and in...More

Thank Portia08
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Went here on a Saturday night with my family based on reviews from tripadvisor. There was four of us and all of the starters were tasty but the mains were dissapointing, i got the lamb neck fillet which was nicely cooked but the meal itself...More

Thank Jason C
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Great food always fresh and keenly prepared. A fantastic service on a Sunday evening, It was very busy but the service was very good. I had starter greek yougart , cucumber garlic & Herbs, it was a very nice starter. I had a lamb main...More

Thank annemariewestend
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Regent Street, Cambridge CB2 1DP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 778575
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Description
The Olive Grove opened its doors for the first time on the 1st of April 2013 in Cambridge, UK; bringing from Greece the long-standing culinary tradition of the Maniot Kontakos family. Since 1992, the family has been providing executive hospitality & catering services through its Greek subsidiaries the Capari Suites, the Kouzini and the Canal.Today we aim to bring traditional Greek food with artisan twists of our Chef Mr Joseph Zanaty transforming the Greek food you know & like to food that will dazzle and instantly earn your love.
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