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The Olive Grove

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100 Regent Street, Cambridge CB2 1DP, England
+44 1223 778575
11:00 - 23:00
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Sat - Sun 12:00 - 23:00
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visited Cambridge a few weeks ago and was glad I did because I discovered the Olive Grove with its traditional Greek Food. My meal was a stunning display of beautiful fresh ingredients at a reasonable price, in this case price was unimportant due to the standard of food I received. I must add that the staff in this establishment bring... More 

Thank aimmekelly96
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

One of my favourite restaurants, always go here when I'm in town. Great food great service and a lovely atmosphere. Definitely would recommend.

Thank Ruby W
Level Contributor
56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It was 6 in Saturday's evening when I walked into the restaurant, the waitress asked me if I had booked a table and I wasn't but she said I could sit in a table next to the bar , I ordered prawns with spinach plate and a glass of white wine, it come almost immediately, there were 3 medium shrimps... More 

Thank Olivia J
Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very disappointed. Booked a meal for my Husbands birthday they had double booked but pretended I hadn't booked the restaurant. Waitress was unhelpful and wouldn't offer a solution, shame as been there a few times and it's always been good. Ruined the night

1 Thank Jacqui R
Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this restaurant based on the reviews and was certainly not disappointed. We were met with prompt and courteous service and started to look at the fantastic menu. The choice was excellent and the food was tasty. Francesca was lovely and added a real personal touch which made the evening more special. A good location and a place you... More 

1 Thank Rob W
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167 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely ambience, great menu of Greek classics with a bit of a twist - so a bit more refined than usual Taverna fayre. Staff knowledgeable and efficient. Good Greek wines too. Efharisto!

1 Thank Flower1783
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly with a nice ambience, but rather noisy and understaffed. Sadly very few vegan options, terribly slow service on the most recent visit, and disappointingly flavourless stuffed vegetables and no salt or pepper on the table to spice it up.

2 Thank Asifindit
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having identified Gluten free options on the menu it is a great pity that this hasn't been seen through to the end and provided Gluten free pittas (even available in Tesco ) as everyone knows breads are a large part of Greek eating. Despite this, the food was superb!

1 Thank Stephanie T
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We originally wanted to go to another popular restaurant in Cambridge, but they were fully booked, so we finally got a table at Olive Grove, and we didn' regret it! Very cosy and personal restaurant with superfriendly, fast and competent staff. The food was plenty and very tasty. This is definitely one of the restaurants you have to visit when... More 

1 Thank Per R
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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196 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was our first visit back to Cambridge after a long absence and we wanted to eat somewhere a bit different - found this on TripAdvisor (thanks!) After an initial mix up with our booking (I'd suggest you double check your booking just in case - wouldn't want you to miss out), we arrived and found a small but well-spaced... More 

1 Thank SearchForGoodFood

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Regent Street, Cambridge CB2 1DP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 778575
The Olive Grove opened its doors for the first time on the 1st of April 2013 in Cambridge, UK; bringing from Greece the long-standing culinary tradition of the Maniot Kontakos family. Since 1992, the family has been providing executive hospitality & catering services through its Greek subsidiaries the Capari Suites, the Kouzini and the Canal.Today we aim to bring traditional Greek food with artisan twists of our Chef Mr Joseph Zanaty transforming the Greek food you know & like to food that will dazzle and instantly earn your love.

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