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Olivers Bar & Restaurant

186 High Street | 186 High Street, Rochester ME1 1EY, England
+44 1634 847629
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (22 reviews)
“cheese board” (4 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 pm - 11:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
French, British, Fusion, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
186 High Street | 186 High Street, Rochester ME1 1EY, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely restaurant much prefer this to Tops restaurant. Beautiful house friendly staff and great food

Thank tillyregis
Stephen R, Manager at Olivers Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind words and 5 star review. It wouldn't be fair to comment on other local businesses but we appreciate the positive note regardless and look forward to serving you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Oliver's on 14.10.17 to celebrate my sons 30th birthday. 18 of us, ranging from 79 to 22 years of age. Everyone of us thoroughly enjoyed the food. The cocktails were delicious. The service was outstanding from booking to the end of the...More

1  Thank hell0again
Stephen R, Manager at Olivers Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your positive feedback and 5 star review of Olivers. We are looking to offer the classic 'style bar' experience, where everything is under one roof; dining, drinking and dancing so its great to read that you enjoyed all aspects of the business...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was like entering an up-market town house, the dining room we were in was very comfortably furnished with the tables set in a formation to give all diners plenty of space, however we were the only 4 guests on this evening. The service and...More

Thank Mervyn W
Stephen R, Manager at Olivers Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your 5 star review. We're really happy that all the time and effort designing the Olivers experience all those years ago is still being noticed to this day. When the owners, Jako and myself took over Olivers 6 years ago we all...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been here for Sunday lunch two or three timed, when Luke has been working in the restaurant. He has always contributed to a really positive, welcoming experience, and is a real asset to the team that works here.

Thank Alexander W
Stephen R, Manager at Olivers Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review Olivers. We're really happy with our Sunday lunch offering, from the food to the service and ambience. We look forward to welcoming you again very soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Olivers Bar and Restaurant is a gem not to be missed. Food - excellent; service - caring, attentive, professional,without being intrusive, particularly Luke. You feel you are in an up-market London venue, but without the journey afterwards - a bonus in itself. Do not miss...More

Thank Jenny1552
Stephen R, Manager at Olivers Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review Olivers. We're glad you have enjoyed your evening with us. Luke has quickly become a key member of the team here and one who has been happy to expend his experience with some of the less experienced...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the most wonderful night at Olivers celebrating my 40th birthday last night. Jacko and Kirsty were amazing hosts, service for 5 star and food was fantastic. I had the lamb for main course and it was delicious. Then after dinner over the hallway to...More

Thank rebelise
Stephen R, Manager at Olivers Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback and kind words. As a team we always try and make all guests feel as welcome as possible and its great that you joined the party in the bar after!! We look forward to serving you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Oliver’s for my friends 40th birthday, we were a group of 10. The food was delicious (set menu) and really good value. We were able to decorate the table and dropped the cake off during the day. The staff were fantastic and could...More

Thank KellyWallis-Eade
Stephen R, Manager at Olivers Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review Olivers. Its great to hear you chose us to celebrate such an important birthday with! I will pass on your glowing review of Kirsty to her, she always goes above and beyond for her customers so its...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a fabulous evening😍 we had a Oliver's. The food was sublime. Luke, was a great host and tended to our every need and offered great choices. I tried a few of the delicious cocktails from the 241menu. My husband had the salt n pepper...More

Thank Sarah H
Stephen R, Manager at Olivers Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review Olivers. Its great to hear you have chosen us to celebrate your anniversary with, and even more so that we have not only matched but exceeded expectations. Luke's one of our newest members of the team here...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible night great Halloween decor and Taylor what a LAD made the night will be coming back again!! #Tequila #Filmcamera #winning

Thank emmacZ5511LZ
Stephen R, Manager at Olivers Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi emma, thank you for taking the time to write a review of Oliver's. We're really happy to hear you had a great night and look froward to welcoming you again soon!!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Taylor made our cocktail making class lots of fun. Talking us through two different cocktails, explaining why different ingredients work well. We all then got to make our own cocktails to drink. The pornstar martini is delicious. The food was very good - we'd recommend...More

Thank Selby_287
Stephen R, Manager at Olivers Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review Olivers. We're glad you enjoyed your cocktail master class. Its been a very popular addition to our offering and gets booked up well in advance now. We look forward to welcoming you again in future.

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jayne1702017
19 November 2017|
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Response from Garry E | Reviewed this property |
They are. £80 per head
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Lorrenmeggs
22 September 2017|
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Response from stephen r | Property representative |
A little bit of both, no sportswear or trainers. But you don't have to wear a jacket or anything like that.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 186 High Street | 186 High Street, Rochester ME1 1EY, England (Formerly Oliver's Wine & Cocktail Bar)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +44 1634 847629
  • E-mail
Description
Oliver's Bar & Restaurant is an exclusive establishment in the heart of Rochester. Our philosophy is to only offer the best to our patrons. From our extensive range of wines, beers and spirits, locally sourced and inspired restaurant A La Carte menu to our equally high standard of customer service. Whether it be dining, drinking or dancing. We want every visit you make to Oliver’s to be memorable for all the right reasons – great service, great atmosphere, great company and great food and drink.
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