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The Olive Tree

Wollestraat 3, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 33 00 81
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“moussaka” (133 reviews)
“orange cake” (107 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Wollestraat 3, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely sharing platter to start, lamb chop main well cooked and delicious. Portions substantial. Staff friendly and responsive - also treated us to complimentary dessert wine and orange cake. Highlight of the trip.

Thank MangiaMania
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our first night and the food was amazing , I have never had moussaka so good and I have had a few, it had a taste I can not describe you will simply need to try it yourself. Lovely atmosphere and great service all round...More

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The centre of Bruges is a dining méca. So many choices. We did have a tip that this was good. The tip was correct and it did not disappoint. The aubigine (eggplant) entree was great, and certainly large enough to share. My wife wanted the...More

Thank PHIL M M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant for dinner. The wait was long on every dimension... to order, to receive meals and to get the check. In particular, our main meals took 25 minutes to arrive after completion of our very small starter. Food was very overpriced (23eur for...More

Thank treview2016
ParisOliveTree, Owner at The Olive Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Your choice was to order a small starter and is normal to take 25 minutes from your starter dish to main course, we grill the calamari is not precooked! Fast food is not so far from main square. Our prices are absolutely normal for...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walked past this restaurant a few times and liked the look of the menu. The service was terrible, very slow - the staff were more concerned about dishing out complimentary cake to finished dinners. Food was lovely but unfortunately over priced for what you got....More

Thank Harriet D
ParisOliveTree, Owner at The Olive Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear We are really sorry for the delay, but we don't deserve the title as terrible service you came in busy time without reservation, we were trying for the best and of course we love to offer to all of you coplimentary dessert. We are...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderfully cooked food, great service, a relaxed evening, what more could you ask for. You do need to book though.

Thank RevDN
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My siblings and I found this restaurant as highly rated on Trip Advisor, and decided to give it a try since it was quite close to our hotel. We weren't disappointed. We arrived very early, as we hadn't made any reservations, but were lucky enough...More

Thank Adeline T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went because of the high ratings on trip advisor but have to say it was only average. Now the service was good and the nice touch of some - on the house - granny cake for desert was a nice gesture. Other reviews raved...More

Thank niall s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I ate here in March 2018 while staying in Bruges. We did not have a reservation but they were able to seat us early (we went at 6:30pm) The restaurant filled quickly throughout the time we were there. We both enjoyed our...More

Thank KristaM203
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to book the Olive Tree for our last night in Bruges and had a lovely time. The restaurant is charmingly decorated with a lot of green and wood and created a relaxing atmosphere. The staff were all very friendly and made us feel...More

Thank Colleen F
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Tasmyn
14 March 2018|
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Response from PodgeW_IRL | Reviewed this property |
Hi Tasmyn, we were there the last week in January. 3 course Dinner and wine plus Ouzo and coffee was around €98 for the 2 of us and was great value. Planning to go back again later this year. Already checking flights.
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Alyssia7_10
5 December 2016|
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Response from itsmejonuk77 | Reviewed this property |
I reviewed the restaurant, I don't own it. Lol.
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6 November 2016|
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Response from Jay_Lange76 | Reviewed this property |
Best to check directly with them via the phone or site ;)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 10:00 am
Monday
6:00 pm - 10:00 am
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 am
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 am
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:00 am
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wollestraat 3, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
  • Phone Number: +32 50 33 00 81
  • E-mail
Description
The OLIVE TREE Restaurant brings together the warm tradition of Greek hospitality with delicious Greek-Mediterranean Cuisine, updated with a contemporary twist. You will find the marrying of flavor and aroma, the crisp tang of traditional seasonings, and the freshest ingredients drawn from the land and the sea. Feel the warmth of the people in their welcoming smiles and the charm of the Mediterranean in its High energy and lively spirit. Our menu gives you a wide choice of Greek recipes with meat, fish, vegetarian, gluten free, lactose free or vegan.
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