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The Olive Tree

56A Grove Road, Eastbourne BN21 4UD, England
+44 7860 129952
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  • Excellent94%
  • Very good3%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (5 reviews)
“soup” (2 reviews)
“cakes” (3 reviews)
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10:00 - 16:00 Hours
Italian, Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
56A Grove Road, Eastbourne BN21 4UD, England
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Reviewed 12 October 2018

The Olive tree is a great find,friendly staff and the scones are out of this world,clean and tidy with a really nice ambiance.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Pat H
Reviewed 19 September 2018

This is a truly lovely place. Near the town. They offer a variety of food for breakfast and lunch. I find the food very fresh and tasty. Their coffee is great as well. I highly recommend this place.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank maria b
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Lovely ambience with pleasant background music. Very noticeable welcome by the owner as we stepped through the door. Food and drinks prepared to really high standard with attention paid to detail. Felt like I was having coffee at The Ritz in London. Can't wait to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank sse444
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

A truly lovely place for a coffee and/or food. Such friendly staff and scrumptious home made food too. If you come to Eastbourne or are lucky enough to live here, a visit to The Olive Tree is a must- you will not be disappointed.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Shaun W
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Went here for lunch with family. Really nice atmosphere inside with friendly staff. We were recommended to try a local cola with less sugar than regular, which was a nice touch. In general, the food was tasty, good variety on the menu. I would say...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank tmsanders90
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Lovely coffee, friendly service and interesting surroundings. A choice of quality newspapers, books and magazines. Quite a unique place, will definitely go back.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Worldblessing62
Reviewed 14 July 2018

I have eaten with friends here and really enjoyed the food. Fresh and home made with interesting offerings and lovely owners who make you feel welcome and always have time for a chat. I would recommend The Olive Tree, whether just for a coffee and...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Gladeana M
Reviewed 6 June 2018

A lovely place to have lunch or to chill with a tea or coffee. The staff are all attentive and friendly and welcoming. It is arguably the nicest place in Eastbourne. The food is very tasty too.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank MarkDeFusco
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

You are always made to feel welcome at the Olive Tree, the owners seem to know so many people by their first name and welcome them like old friends. The coffee is smooth and delicious. (Not bitter) and the chocolate brownie is a guilty pleasure...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank hayvicky
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Joanna and Jeremy make you feel very welcome with nothing being too much trouble. Amazing coffee and Joanna’s poached eggs on smashed avocado definitely hit the spot! Will definitely be back!

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank La-La-La-La2002
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56A Grove Road, Eastbourne BN21 4UD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Eastbourne
  • Phone Number: +44 7860 129952
Coffee Lounge & Eatery We offer a friendly welcome, exquisite coffee and freshly prepared breakfasts, lunches & homemade cakes. Enjoy with friends or solo in our elegant lounge or dining area. We pride ourselves on offering excellent customer service and believe in what some might call "old fashioned values". Getting to know our customers as friends gives The Olive Tree a real sense of home and community. We look forward to welcoming you soon x
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