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The Olive Tree

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Toll Clock Shopping Centre | Commercial Road, Lerwick, Scotland
Mon 09:30 - 16:00
Tue - Sat 09:30 - 17:00
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I started going here about 3months ago, after being diagnosed as coeliac I found most cafes had a limited choice but there is always a good selection at the Olive Tree. There are usually 3 soups all home made and delicious, various salads and GF bread for sandwiches. On top of that the staff are friendly and efficient. Well done... More 

Thank John C
Lerwick, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had lunch home made soup and bread the staff were very nice and the Olive Tree was very clean it is easy to get to ither by car or walking nice shopping experience with in the complex.

Thank 138Annie
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Had some carrot cake was very dry not nice sorry to say the cream cheese iceing was far to sweet not much cream cheese in it

Thank Kieran C
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We visit the Olive Garden at least twice a month and have never had a bad meal yet! The food on offer is delicious and healthy fare. The portions are hearty and the prices are very reasonable. Look out for their fruity iced buns, they are to die for! The staff are just lovely and always seem genuinely pleased to... More 

Thank Sheila S
Shetland Islands, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 April 2017

The Olive Tree is a conveniently situated eatery in Lerwick. Great selection of food and drinks to eat-in or take away.

Thank stove2015
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Good place to go if you are meeting friends or just out for a light tasty lunch. Friendly atmosphere and staff very helpful.

Thank Peter R
Shetland Islands, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Food simple but tasty, reasonably sized portions caters for many dietary needs. Well located. Regular visitor myself

Thank Jane B
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Great fresh food - lots of fresh salad options, homemade soup, quiche, paninis, filled rolls and fresh cakes. The Olive tree seem to cater well for intolerances eg wheat and dairy however perhaps not that much choice for vegans. Plenty of seating available and the service is quick. They have great staff and a good serving system. Well Done Olive... More 

Thank Melissa M
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69 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Good range of salads, sandwiches, soups and cakes. Most of the food prepared on the premises. Ask for a strong ocffee and that's what you get. Lovely staff, and some of them are the most skilled with a coffee machine in Lerwick. Can't fault the food and the service, and there is generally a queue at peak times. Well worth... More 

1 Thank evrynameistaken
Welwyn, United Kingdom
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141 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

This self-service restaurant is well-used by both locals and tourists. All food is prepared to a high standard. We had lunch here and had the poached salmon salad which was delicious. Despite being busy, the owner found time to chat with most customers. A really friendly place catering for all the family.

1 Thank Matsudana

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:30 - 16:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Toll Clock Shopping Centre | Commercial Road, Lerwick, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Shetland Islands  >  Mainland  >  Lerwick
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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?