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The Olive Tree

Newtown | Castlebar, Castlebar, Ireland
+353 94 903 8812
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (27 reviews)
“pitta” (6 reviews)
“lamb kebab” (5 reviews)
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Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Newtown | Castlebar, Castlebar, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The olive tree is my favourite place to eat in Castlebar - I can never choose between the crab and avocado salad, the falafel pitta or the lamb - I love them all equally, always fresh, can't fault this place! Coffee is gorgeous too

Thank Pia M
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Love this place. So do the kids. The food and staff are fantastic. Middle East in Mayo!! Well worth a visit

1  Thank Clair C
Reviewed 26 April 2017

the olive tree cafe or restaurant is a constant must for us when in castlebar it is constantly delicious and offers good value for money service is pleasant and the range of food so exciting and exquisite unlike any other place i have been for...More

1  Thank JonFr
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Lovely food with extensive menu.The staff were fantastic and very flexible,the food was beautiful real authentic cuisine from a far flung world.

Thank fjb1976
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Haven't visited this place in over 6 years and it's even better than I remember. The quality of the ingredients and the level of preparation made for an exceptionally good meal. Throw in the beautiful setting and great service and you're on to a winner....More

1  Thank John E
Reviewed 31 March 2017

The interior is a delight....like going into a cafe in Marrakesh! Great food which tastes even better because of the surroundings. Be sure to try something different off the menu as I did and was really surprised...in a good way. Service was excellent and prices...More

1  Thank Connemaraman
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

If you fancy a taste of something different I would definitely recommend it. Can be busy at lunch time.

1  Thank Dermot_Brady
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyable meal here- relaxed atmosphere and friendly staff. Particularly enjoyed the mint tea!

2  Thank Rosa M
Reviewed 15 January 2017

I hadnt eaten here previously but went along on a family lunch on the recommendation of my Sister in Law. Everybodys dish was top drawer. I had spicy meatballs & they were delicious. Fantastic array of flavours right through. Good size portions. Will definitely be...More

2  Thank geverton
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

I have been to this place many times with friends and family, it's at a great price during the lunch hours during the week and the food is the best in town. Perfect for anyone who wants to try ethnic food. The owner and staff...More

2  Thank Albert C
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Amin J
9 December 2015|
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Response from Elizabeth M | Reviewed this property |
Yes all the Chicken and Meat in the Olive Tree is Halal.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Newtown | Castlebar, Castlebar, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Mayo  >  Castlebar
  • Phone Number: +353 94 903 8812
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