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Olive Restaurant & Bar

25-27 Castle Street, Liverpool L2 4TA, England
+44 151 227 2303
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (116 reviews)
“risotto” (54 reviews)
“steak” (80 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, British, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
25-27 Castle Street, Liverpool L2 4TA, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Went there after getting sick of waiting for some service at nearby Vincent. So glad we did. Very good service, nice food, relaxed atmosphere. Highly recommended.

Thank BILL H
Reviewed 2 days ago

Starter was ministroni soup, was more like tomato soup with get and pasta , far too much tomato not enough seasoning, Main was Pizza was only moderately warm didn't enjoy any of it. Waitress was attentive and polite. Not a favourable first visit, not sure...More

Thank Sheila M
OliveLPL, Guest Relations Manager at Olive Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Sheila, Thanks for your review and feedback. We'd really appreciate if you could email us on liverpool@oliverestaurants.uk.com so we can look into this for you and make it right! Thanks, ~ Olive

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with four friends. I am a fussy vegetarian and often struggle to find something I like. The menu had plenty of choice. I had the roasted vegetable gnocchi with a house salad, I was only disappointed that I was too full to finish the...More

Thank ErnieCJ
OliveLPL, Guest Relations Manager at Olive Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Ernie, Thanks for the review and feedback, we'll look into this. Hope we see you again soon. ~ Olive

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a delicious meal here last night. Steak was tender and pasta dish faultless. Our waiter (Jay) went above and beyond to make us feel welcome and even when our wine glass smashed he ensured we were OK, moved to a different table and offered...More

Thank Caversham
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Olive after reading the reviews here on Tripadvisor. Thank you all! Husband, Son and I had three courses and every morsel was enjoyed and finished. I started with the chicken skewers then the penne pasta with chicken and finished with the tiramasu trifle...More

Thank MamHars
OliveLPL, Guest Relations Manager at Olive Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi MamHars, thanks so much for your wonderful review, and so glad you managed to snag one of the Tiramisu's! Hope to see you all again soon. ~ Olive

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stumbled across this little gem on Friday night whilst having a few drinks in Liverpool. We were looking for somewhere to eat that was reasonably quiet and had a nice atmosphere, we landed right on our feet. The service was second to none, very...More

Thank lisaandsimon
OliveLPL, Guest Relations Manager at Olive Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Lisaandsimon, thanks so much for this wonderful review! We're glad we could provide the perfect evening, and hope to see you again soon. ~ Olive

Reviewed 1 week ago

Looking for the best pasta in Liverpool? Look no further because the Olive has it. Best pasta for real. Always enjoy our meal here.

Thank Fearless05983322803
OliveLPL, Guest Relations Manager at Olive Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Awwww, Fearless, your review has warmed our little pasta hearts. We hope to see you again very soon. ~ Olive

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the fab restaurants in Liverpool! Veg friendly and with the best martini and pizza in town ! A pity that we could not taste the famous tiramisu so tip is to get there early and order the tiramisu immediately 😊! Not...More

1  Thank AnithaKrishnan
OliveLPL, Guest Relations Manager at Olive Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Anitha, Thanks for your lovely review! Our apologies about the lack of Tiramisu... no matter how many we make, they all seem to sell out straight away. Hope we see you again soon. ~ Olive

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here with friends from work. We were all impressed with food and service. Our waitress was fantastic and so funny. I am sorry I can't remember her name but she was great with us

Thank Linda N
OliveLPL, Guest Relations Manager at Olive Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Linda, Thanks so much for the lovely review! We'll pass this on to all our waitresses, just in case ;) ~ Olive

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After reading all the reviews I cancelled our previous reservation in a different restaurant to go to Olive. The staff were very nice,no complaints there. My Homemade lasagna tasted like something that had been taken out the freezer and heated up. Not much flavour at...More

Thank ajayCheshire
OliveLPL, Guest Relations Manager at Olive Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi ajayCheshire, Thanks for your review and the feedback, and so sorry your visit didn't meet expectation! Would you be able to email us with the details of your complaint so we can work to fix this for you? We're really sad that this experience...More

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JTT201616
15 August 2017|
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Response from Pauline P | Reviewed this property |
No idea sorry. Best calling them
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elaineMcCann
18 May 2017|
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Response from Martyn M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, plenty, I'm not sure if they use an alternative to (Durum) wheat for their pasta/pizza/garlic bread dishes but the open plan kitchen means you can ask the head chef directly. Otherwise plenty of alternative mains albeit... More
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wheatlesLanark
10 October 2016|
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Response from stringey | Reviewed this property |
Sorry thats not right was thinking of another Olive Tree restaurant. We didnt have the car as we got the train so not sure about parking.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$18 - US$44
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25-27 Castle Street, Liverpool L2 4TA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Liverpool>  > Central Liverpool
  • Neighbourhood: Central Liverpool
  • Phone Number: +44 151 227 2303
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Description
Enjoy the real taste of Italy at Olive. Sample the warm, rustic, cosy surroundings that help provide a restaurant experience everyone will enjoy. At Olive restaurant, our chefs use the freshest ingredients to create popular Italian favourites and exciting innovative dishes for you to discover. Authentic dishes from the char grill and brick fired oven are our speciality, while the finest handmade pastas and stonebaked pizzas are always popular at the Olive and ensure this restaurant is an Italian experience you won’t forget.
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