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35 Pier Street, Aberystwyth SY23 2LN, Wales
01970630572
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11:00 - 22:00
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Telford, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

An off the cuff visit for an evening meal whilst on a birthday break. The staff were friendly and attentive, the food excellent, and the value for money easy on the wallet

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Thank John T
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Parking in Aberystwyth is mostly free and it is often difficult to find a place. We passed this restaurant, and spotted a car leaving a space quite near it. The Olive Branch did a good lunch for us, with good and genuine Greek cuisine. I agree with the recent review from the Jewells.

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Thank Peter Q
Preston, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went for an evening meal whilst having a night stop over in Aberystwyth. Food was just okay. Having sampled Greek food on Greek holidays it was nowhere near as good. The Beef stiffado was just like a beef casserole served with rice. Didn't really like the wine.

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Thank 99katy
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very disappointing meal for myself and my husband. My husband had the slouvaka which was nothing like he has had before, in Greece and other Greek restaurants. Very bland and tasteless. I had the vegetarian mousepad - also bland and tasteless, mushy vegetables with a lot of sauce on the top. Would not revisit or recommend.

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Thank berks5
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a lovely unplanned meal for 2 in the olive branch 🌿. Lovely food,lovely atmosphere & lovely friendly staff.loved the lights & candles. great music live on the guitar 🎸. nothing was too much trouble. We going back in June with mum & dad.thanku 😃👍

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Thank samnpaul0210
sydney
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89 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been visiting The Olive Branch since it opened on our twice yearly visits to Aber . Wonderful location overlooking the Prom . Service is always excellent and welcoming by all but special thanks to Zitki . Order the mixed meze plate with some hot and cold starters to share . -The dips are excellent especially the esme and... More 

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Thank triciav
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been visiting the Olive Branch for many years for lunch or for an evening meal. Lunch has the allure of their omelette selection, and with an evening meal, a small carafe of ouzo with a jug of water and ice is my idea of heaven. The tarmasalata is delicious and the aubergine dip is my husband's favourite. The... More 

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Thank alilee789
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited as a group of 4 for a meze lunch. The service was excellent and the food was very authentic. We especially enjoyed the king prawns, sagnaki and the Nic of homemade dips and breads. Very reasonably priced too!

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Thank kinderlass
New Quay, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had lunch at the Olive Branch last Sunday and ate off the lunch menus and the full menu. We really enjoyed some super Greek food and my sons toasted sandwich was delicious with plenty of filling. Would thoroughly recommend eating here. The service was excellent and the staff were friendly

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Thank kst344
Telford, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped off in Aberystwyth on our way south for a quick meal for lunch. I love Greek food (having spent a lot of time in medditeratin) and the food here was great. Unfortunately the one waitress wasn't very welcoming and made us feel pressured; taking our order as she leaned over us waiting impatiently. At the end of our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Pier Street, Aberystwyth SY23 2LN, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Ceredigion  >  Aberystwyth
  • Phone Number: 01970630572

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