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The Olive Tree

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Wollestraat 3, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 33 00 81
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18:00 - 10:00
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Wed - Mon 18:00 - 10:00
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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Really great service. Beautiful prawn starter with feta cheese. Sounds odd but you must try it. Pork main, the best pork I've ever had. You must book. So many were turned away.

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Thank Suzannekt
Kent, UK
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a lovely find. The people running the restaurant were so helpful and the food was excellent just what we needed for our one night in Bruges.

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Thank AlexandraKent_UK
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A really cute and warm restaurant with a lovely vibe. Amazing food, with great tzatziki and starters (that should probably be shared because they are very big)!! Highly recommended ☺️

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Thank Chloe C
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A lovely restaurant that gets very busy at the weekends, so book in advance, if you can. Staff were welcoming, helpful and friendly. The food is delicious and portion sizes were surprisingly large. Good options for vegetarians and even an option for vegans. The vegan meal was first class, tasted amazing and was well presented. The complimentary orange cake and... More 

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Thank 74NMK41
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful greek restaurant that has a lovely intimate atmosphere and superb food and service. We have been going to it for the last five years and though it is pricey it is worth a visit because of the attentive staff and the many freebie side dishes and drinks they lavish on you during the meal!

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Thank touchwoodpicturesltd
Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I were recommended to eat at The Olive Tree during our stay in Bruge. This lively, warm and tastefully decorated Greek restaurant is a little gem and although we hadn't planned on eating Greek food in Belgium we were very glad we did. When we arrived the restaurant was full with customers and taking into account that... More 

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Thank Lisa B
London
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were moved from downstairs to upstairs and back to downstairs again. The restaurant was very busy on a Friday night and the staff didn't seem to cope. Atmosphere was nice however and food average.

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Thank Cherry M
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm not really sure why this place has some really bad reviews. It took us a while to get served but it was a very busy evening and we had walked in without a reservation. Food was brilliant, lovely and tasty and our waiter was great! Free dessert and shots on the house, even if they do this for everyone... More 

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Alcester, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went on a whim, and was pleasantly surprised! I had the fried calamari, my partner the lamp chops, and we would recommend both! Service was lovely, with complimentary olives and then complimentary lemon cake after we had finished our meal. Would 100% go again

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Thank Megan C
London, United Kingdom
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143 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fed up with the mediocre and terrifyingly overpriced Belgian food we had had in our stay in Bruges (sorry Belgians! No offence....!) we were overjoyed to find this little gem. Beautifully decorated with fresh green walls and olive branches lit with soft lighting, it was totally relaxing. The most welcoming and hospitable staff who made every effort to make us... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Greek, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 10:00
Monday
18:00 - 10:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 10:00
Thursday
18:00 - 10:00
Friday
18:00 - 10:00
Saturday
18:00 - 10:00
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

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