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The Olive Tree

Newtown | Castlebar, Castlebar, Ireland
+353 94 903 8812
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (32 reviews)
“lamb kebab” (6 reviews)
“greek salad” (2 reviews)
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Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Newtown | Castlebar, Castlebar, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband and I went for Friday lunch which is apparently their busiest time! Despite being asked to move our table from a window table for 2 and put at the back (?) the food was good but it was not brilliant for the price!...More

Thank Ginny F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It had been about ten years since I was last here and it is still as fabulous. In fact we were lucky to get a table the afternoon we ate here as most of them were either taken or reserved which goes to show how...More

Thank fozzie_the_great
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Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

My wife and I love this little establishment. We enjoyed a lunchtime treat here today...my wife had the crab meat salad, and I had the crab meat stuffed pitta bread with salad. To accompany this we had side dishes, comprising stuffed vine leaves, falafel, peanut...More

Thank Neil T
Reviewed 27 January 2018

The menu quite limited but food not bad! I thought it a bit pricey and although the morocan lamb dish was okay it was not that impressive to be honest! The Greek salad did not taste like a Greek salad and unusual for me

Thank RusselVS
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Beautiful home cooked food soup delicious and lamb tagine fabulous. A flashback to been in Morocco. Lovely decorated very friendly staff. Great price highly recommend.

Thank laurenjackmaura
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Great food.wide choice on the menu. Good service. Wonderful selection of herbal teas. Cosy friendly atmosphere.

Thank patriciamccormack
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Have eaten here a few times and not to be faulted.highly recommend, menue is very good staff very friendly .food well presented.

Thank George P
Reviewed 10 October 2017

I have eaten here a number of times and found it to be an enjoyable experience. The food is excellent, well cooked and served by friendly staff. The proprietor is very approachable and is always on hand to make sure your meal lives up to...More

Thank Tony L
Reviewed 24 September 2017

If you are lucky enough to get a table here you will not be disappointed - booking a table would be a good idea but not always essential. The staff are brilliant and although clearly busy they are helpful, informative and attentive. The food is...More

Thank DJK57
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Fantastic tasty food for lunch for the hospital staff! The manager knew exactly what I required for food and the feedback was wonderful! I'll definitely be back again!

Thank Anna S
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Mary M
23 September 2017|
Response from Louise F | Reviewed this property |
sorry I have no idea of their email address but the the owners name is Mustafa a very friendly and welcoming man
Amin J
8 December 2015|
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Response from Elizabeth M | Reviewed this property |
Yes all the Chicken and Meat in the Olive Tree is Halal.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Newtown | Castlebar, Castlebar, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Mayo  >  Castlebar
  • Phone Number: +353 94 903 8812
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