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Olive & Thyme

416-418 Barlow Moor Road, Manchester M21 8AD, England
+44 161 881 6695
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“pide” (8 reviews)
“bread” (25 reviews)
“mixed meze” (5 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Greek, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
416-418 Barlow Moor Road, Manchester M21 8AD, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been going to this restaurant for years and have loved it but since it’s ‘new management’ it has gone down hill severely. The service is diabolical, tables being left with dirty plates on for over half an hour after customers leaving, the prices...More

Thank Danny M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited here Saturday evening with friends and had a lovely meal and excellent service, the restaurant it self is very nice and spacious. Its small but not at all crammed, you have plenty of room between tables for comfort. The food was gorgeous and the...More

Thank liz c
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Visited during late afternoon, the server very attentive, drinks offered and served almost immediately. The chicken liver and halloumi absolutely flawless and served with pitta bread and hummus, very tasty. The main was daily fish what was sea bass on the bed of green beans...More

Thank Monika D
Reviewed 7 April 2018

The restaurant was recommended by one of guests who had dined there before.We visited for dinner and the service was very good. We found the staff we friendly and efficient without being overbearing. We had the mixed meze and a bowl of mussels to start....More

Thank Alison G
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Love this place. The food, the hospitality and the atmosphere are all almost perfect. Visited this place over 5 times over the last couple of years with family and friends. Never had a chance to complain except the one time my kids chicken was too...More

Thank Mohammed S
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

I have visited this restaurant several times, with my daughters and friends. I took my fiancé for the first time. As usual food was great hummus was made really nice. Our mains were delicious. Keep up the good work

Thank jasant145
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

We were a little disappointed in our meal. Having eaten many Mediterranean meals we expected more flavour and a much more enjoyable experience. Sadly we left thinking we won’t be visiting again. We also felt like the waiters visited our table way too often and...More

Thank Vision P
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Visited here for a business lunch, place was empty on arrival which wasn't a good sign but our experience was excellent. The staff were polite and welcoming, the dining area is smartly presented. Our table of three had a mix of main dishes from the...More

Thank William M
Reviewed 10 March 2018

We visited on the 09/03/18 in the afternoon, seated immediately on arrival as the waiter presented the menus, I asked if 2 course menu at 8.80 was available as advertised on website, the water said sorry no but, at the moment 30% off main courses....More

Thank Catherine N
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Outstanding meal and service, just wish this restaurant was closer to home. Will certainly return the next time we are close.

Thank stewpot51qwerty
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1 November 2017|
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Response from Amanda T | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I am not 100% sure, I would suggest contacting the restaurant direct for clarification. They really are a great team.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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 6695
  • E-mail
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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