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416-418 Barlow Moor Road, Manchester M21 8AD, England
+44 161 881 5247
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2 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Lovely place with lovely chatty staff. Catered for my vegan diet. The food was beautiful! I highly recommend this place. My friend also enjoyed his meat options very much

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Thank Alice O
Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

great food and drinks that are reasonably priced, the staff are really friendly!! we enjoyed sitting in the outside area in the sun.

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Thank rachelamanda2015
1 review
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited with extended family included my three year old daughter. Great food and wine, we will be back. Biggest problem was how to choose what to eat as the menu is extensive. Don't miss out on the chocolate soufflé though.

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Thank Kerri M
Birkenhead, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The GF choices availble were great, on the same menu instead of a separate allergy list. When I joked to the manager about not being able to eat the bread brought with the first course, he told me to call in advance for next time and they would sort something for me, which is lovely. Decently priced. Loved the cocktail... More 

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Thank ceri-travels
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Average food, okay service but the staff that didn't seem to want to interact with us. A good venue but felt a bit soulless in many ways due to the size and layout plus the lack of enthusiasm from the staff. Heard lots about how good this place was but it just didn't live up to expectations. Didn't stay for... More 

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Thank Jamie B
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited The Olive and Thyme a couple of years ago and had a lovely meal. My partner and I returned again recently and the visit was disappointing to say the least. Despite having booked in advance our table was not ready for us when we arrived. We ordered wine and it tasted off and fizzy, however the bar staff... More 

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Thank mads74
London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful food, staff and ambience. Ibrahim was particularly attentive. We will be back! Choose the seafood.

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Thank Allisam50
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Great walk into Chorlton from Sale Cheshire we came upon here Menu looked good Great Lunch Time Menu great value two course £8.80 the size of the lunch menu is FAB you will fill full We ordered the Lavas Bread just took me back to being in Turkey plus a Greek Salad even asked for a Chilli Sauce they had... More 

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Oxford, United Kingdom
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511 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Not the best atmosphere inside compared to some of the other busier restaurants in Chorlton, but I was pleasantly surprised by the food on offer. They have a large menu with numerous vegetarian options & food is served quickly in large portions. We tried the cold mezze (basically a selection of four different dips which were all delicious, but it's... More 

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Thank lrnnnn
Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 5 April 2017

My friend and I came across this place and we LOVED it. The lunch special (starter+main) for 8.80 was completely worth it, our four dishes were delicious. I liked too that it is a family business (we were told by our waiter, who was a delight); apparently they've taken over the place recently so that may justifiy some of the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Greek, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 416-418 Barlow Moor Road, Manchester M21 8AD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 881 5247
Description
Olive & Thyme is a Mediterranean cafe, bar and restaurant in the heart of Chorlton, offering freshly prepared food ranging from Mezes and Turkish Kebabs to Italian Pastas and Pizzas. Our unique venue is very spacious making it a comfortable and welcoming place to dine with groups of friends, families and colleagues or just on your own. O&T benefits from its south-facing shop front allowing plenty of sun light, whether you are sitting inside next to the wood-burning stove or outside in the heated glassed seating area.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?