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The Olive Tree

19 Park St, Melbourne, Victoria 3205, Australia
+61 3 9699 9152
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (25 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (4 reviews)
“apple chutney” (2 reviews)
Closed
17:30 - 22:30All hours
CUISINES
International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
19 Park St, Melbourne, Victoria 3205, Australia
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1 - 10 of 113 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner here on a Friday night and were disappointed. It had been about 10 years since we were here last and won't be returning. The food was ordinary and nothing to get excited about. The service from our waitress however was fantastic, she...More

Thank Lawriem1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Here’s a restaurant, well managed, serving great meals that you quickly realize that are made from the heart. They are accommodating, polite and as honest as a Day is long. It deserves five stars as they totally are achieving their business model. However, are they...More

Thank Rex G
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Vin had not been here in a long time and now wonders why? Great lunch spot, very good food, very good service, clever wine list and well spaced tables. 2 of us for lunch. Eye fillet steak well appreciated by my colleague and Vin went...More

Thank VinMerlot
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Service only average but the quality of food is spot on. Reasonably priced considering location. Can be hard to get a car park but try the laneway two doors down ! Best to make a booking as can be packed. Ambience is good , very...More

Thank Brendan248
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

The three of us partook of pasta! Penne calabrese for us ladies and a lasagne for my partner. G&T for my daughter, a beer and house red for him and a house red for myself. Dessert hard to say no to! Cheesecake for myself, crepes...More

Thank TeTLOW8
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

I ate here early evening yesterday with 5 other family members and each of us enjoyed our meals. The pasta and risotto dishes that four of us chose were really good quality, good value and tasty. Two of us chose from the specials board and...More

1  Thank Linnilon
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Great friendly dining option. Traditional Mediterranean casual restaurant with generous servings. Great veal and steak dishes, complemented with blasts from the past like seafood kievs. Attentive service. A value for money night out in South Melbourne, a short block down Park Street from the Domain...More

Thank desp737
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

The service, friendliness, quality of the food and good menu items never varies. We regularly patronise this restaurant and highly recommended it. It is also BYO which gives you the opportunity to bring a rare vintage from your own cellar. It is advisable to make...More

Thank CatsAustralia
Reviewed 18 July 2017

The bugs they served were bad. I was not intending to cause an issue, but sent the bugs back and received argument from the Chef. In short, he made quite a spectacle in front of everyone insulting me and yelling at me. Avoid this place,...More

Thank Adnoctum
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Excellent service, and the best oysters kilpatrick around...We came here with a group. The place is warm and inviting, has a good vibe. Everyone really enjoyed their meals. The steak was a massive hit... I had mushroom risotto which was so delicious, and another big...More

Thank Alison K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$32
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Park St, Melbourne, Victoria 3205, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9699 9152
Description
First opened in 1971, The Olive Tree has established itself as one
of Melbourne’s iconic Steak & Fish Houses.
Distinguished by the old olive tree that stands at the front; for many
The Olive Tree evokes memories of the ‘good old days’.
Today, the menu is extensive and includes meals that are
affectionately referred to as ‘the classics’. Our philosophy for generous
portions of quality fresh produce has stood the test of time.

Be it a quick lunch, business meeting, casual dinner or social gathering,
The Olive Tree is the ideal place!
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