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The Olive Branch

35 Pier Street, Aberystwyth SY23 2LN, Wales
+44 1970 630572
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
35 Pier Street, Aberystwyth SY23 2LN, Wales
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a lovely place. We had a table upstairs, overlooking the pier and the sea. The ambience is romantic and service attentive and warm. We had large glasses of red wine at a perfect temperature and excellent food in lavish proportions - including wonderful...More

Thank annlh
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here early on a very quiet Tuesday evening in March, but the welcome was warm, the service prompt and friendly and the food tasty and good value. The menu offers a very wide variety of dishes with a Greek bias, many with a...More

1  Thank Nigel T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am Greek and a Greek restaurant in this remote Welsh city was the last thing I expected to find. I would normally not eat here as i did not expect that this place would live up to my standards but since it was Easter,...More

Thank Nikolas S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went today to meet up with friends from Derbyshire who'd we not seen for 2 years. Decided to go here after just visiting a cafe that did sea food only. As am allergic to seafood, this restaurant menu catered for everyone. We got in...More

Thank Sarah T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped off at The Olive Branch on a Sunday evening after witnessing the amazing starling murmuration from the pier opposite the restaurant. It was quiet when we arrived but soon we were joined by other people. The menu has plenty of choice for everyone...More

Thank BaywatcherSwansea
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely lunch, both choosing meals from the grill and sharing them. Food was beautifully fresh and well presented. House wine very palatable. Service friendly and efficient. Great views. Decor warm and welcoming. Will definitely return.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visited following a recommendation. A quiet Saturday night. Staff pleasant enough. Overpriced frozen calamari. Mains ok. Wine just about drinkable. Once our plates were cleared, nobody came back to ask if we wanted dessert/coffee etc. Ended up asking for the bill on our way out....More

1  Thank UkShazza
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

We went in for a meal , the lady serving was very pleasant . We ordered the Greek salad , and the burger and fries , waiting time wasn’t to long . The burger and chips my partner said was your normal average burger and...More

1  Thank gothicwax
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Came here yesterday with my family (24th feb 2018) for lunch. Was an all round exelent restaraunt! The food was perfect- mixed grill for me was delicious. The beer was cold and tasty. Not only this, we only saw one waitress working through this whole...More

2  Thank annarose62727828
Reviewed 3 February 2018

Had a lovely meal sat overlooking the sea with a view of the pier. The room upstairs was a little cold, but the lovely waitress had informed us of that. Worth the chill to get the window seat as all downstairs tables were full at...More

Thank KathB581
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Romantic, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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