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35 Pier Street, Aberystwyth SY23 2LN, Wales
+44 1970 630572
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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 were very welcoming and we were able to get a table next to the window... More 

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Thank Deborah M
Birmingham
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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 seem to take an age to be served and then for our order to come... More 

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Thank spookytookey
cheltenham
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134 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 variety of crisp salad ingredients and a huge piece of feta cheese balanced on top.... More 

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Llanidloes, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This little restaurant us like having a quick visit to Greece. Traditional Greek food, music and staff. We dropped in tea time on Saturday 6 May and was greeted with a lovely smile from a lovely young Greek girl who made us feel so welcome. Food was fantastic and it was like bring on holiday on Greece. Keep up the... More 

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Thank Rita E
Greater London, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is good. The location is perfect. The atmosphere is nice too. The service is fine.The only one thing is that they don't accept cards. You must have a cash with you or walk to a near cash machine. Greek cuisine lovely.

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Thank adelia1008
Shropshire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bank Holiday weekend and what a treat it was to find that we could walk into the Olive Branch at 3pm in the afternoon on a Sunday to be welcomed by the most pleasant and patient hosts. With such a variety of greek food it took us a while to select from a menu where we were absolutely spoilt for... More 

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Thank Drumbo0
Telford, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An off the cuff visit for an evening meal whilst on a birthday break. The staff were friendly and attentive, the food excellent, and the value for money easy on the wallet

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Thank John T
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Parking in Aberystwyth is mostly free and it is often difficult to find a place. We passed this restaurant, and spotted a car leaving a space quite near it. The Olive Branch did a good lunch for us, with good and genuine Greek cuisine. I agree with the recent review from the Jewells.

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Thank Peter Q
Preston, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for an evening meal whilst having a night stop over in Aberystwyth. Food was just okay. Having sampled Greek food on Greek holidays it was nowhere near as good. The Beef stiffado was just like a beef casserole served with rice. Didn't really like the wine.

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Thank 99katy
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very disappointing meal for myself and my husband. My husband had the slouvaka which was nothing like he has had before, in Greece and other Greek restaurants. Very bland and tasteless. I had the vegetarian mousepad - also bland and tasteless, mushy vegetables with a lot of sauce on the top. Would not revisit or recommend.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?