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The Olive Tree

19 Park St, Melbourne, Victoria 3205, Australia
+61 3 9699 9152
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“rack of lamb” (5 reviews)
“jacket potato” (3 reviews)
Closed
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm Hours
CUISINES
International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
19 Park St, Melbourne, Victoria 3205, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and service, a group of 15 were looked after very well. Nine of us had the Wagyu Eye Fillet, based on a recommendation from one of the regulars, and we were not disappointed. Hugh serves and one of the best steaks I have...More

1  Thank Doug W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the Olive Tree with my Dad after he'd been visiting the restaurant for a good 30 years. One of the best meals I've ever had in Melbourne, and the service of the staff there is second to none. I will recommend The Olive...More

Thank h0llyf0wler
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Went in late, virtually closing hour. In spite of that, I was well received. Ordered simple things, I was not very hungry... Yet, everything was perfect and delicious (simple things are more telling I reckon): the care in the cooking and presentation, the freshness and...More

Thank Dominique F
Reviewed 16 May 2018

It had been some 10 years since we dined here and was not disappointed . A family run restaurant that I first visited back in 1989 and still owned and run by the same family . The food is excellent and the wine recommended was...More

Thank Godwin S
Reviewed 9 May 2018

attebded a wedding there sunday night 6th May, the general staff were great but the manager was rude, and not real good.More

1  Thank ratbags01
The O, General Manager at The Olive Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2018

Sorry you didn't have a nice experience but I think you've got this Olive Tree mixed up with another venue - We don't trade on Sundays & didn't have a private function booked on 6th May. We're at the Ground Floor Park Street, South Melbourne....More

Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

Large group of us for lunch enjoyed great meals of steaks, duck, and fish; and my veal parmigiana was delicious and literally platter sized. Nice selection of red wines and attentive service. It's a bit old school traditional here but in all the right ways....More

Thank City4fun
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

This is a gem. The restaurant is a little retro in the fact you can sit and talk and hear the others in your group. The staff are friendly and they don’t hover over you. They are thoughtful and attentive The espresso martini was one...More

Thank lonsic
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is my partners family favourite. They have been going for years. We both ordered a steak, the scotch fillet and the ladies eye fillet. Unbelievably cooked to perfection! They come with sides and you choose your sauce. Service is excellent and it's BYO...More

2  Thank hankatron
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

This place has been around for probably more years that me. Very popular with the older traditional crowd. Table cloth service with traditional winter foods like streaks and ribs and pastas. Great deserts. Big portions.

Thank st1980tm
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Very nice restaurant with a warm interior. The Wagyu steak was excellent @42 bucks. Comes with Jacket Potato and grilled veggies. The steak was huge. 400g of Wagyu at that price is not something I have seen myself. Very conveniently located too in the middle...More

Thank SidSingapore
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 31
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Park St, Melbourne, Victoria 3205, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9699 9152
Description
First opened in 1971, The Olive Tree has established itself as one of Melbourne’s iconic Steak & Fish Houses. Distinguished by the old olive tree that stands at the front; for many The Olive Tree evokes memories of the ‘good old days’. Today, the menu is extensive and includes meals that are affectionately referred to as ‘the classics’. Our philosophy for generous portions of quality fresh produce has stood the test of time. Be it a quick lunch, business meeting, casual dinner or social gathering, The Olive Tree is the ideal place!
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