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The Olive Tree Cafe

) #8 of 24 Restaurants in Forres €€ - €€€ Cafe, British,
Logie Steading | Dunphail, Forres IV36 2QN, Scotland
+44 1309 611733
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (32 reviews)
“soups” (14 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, British, Scottish, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Logie Steading | Dunphail, Forres IV36 2QN, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 111 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lunch today turned out to be a day to remember for us. The food was delicious as always but the surprise cake for my Dad's 94th birthday was very thoughtful of you. Thank you for all the other 'treats' you provided, they were certainly appreciated....More

Thank rhona062017
TheOliveTreeCafe, Owner at The Olive Tree Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review of your time with us. It was an absolute pleasure to meet you all and we are so glad that your Dad's 94th birthday was a day to remember! We look...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was delicious and unpretentious. Service was fast and friendly and everything was to a very high standard. A comfortable place to visit for a coffee and cake or for a light lunch. Lots of free parking and with interesting shops surrounding it.More

Thank tjsussex
TheOliveTreeCafe, Owner at The Olive Tree Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

What a lovely review and so nice to hear positive feedback on the service that we offer. It is so important to us to always provide the most efficient and friendly service possible and it is lovely when that is noticed. We are so glad...More

Reviewed 15 May 2017

I really enjoyed my visit here. Nice outdoors seating looking out onto the shops and galleries and the food was good too. Lovely cakes.

Thank Maggie G
TheOliveTreeCafe, Owner at The Olive Tree Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We are so glad you were able to enjoy some sunshine in our courtyard overlooking all the other shops. Look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely coffee and cake. Beautiful day to sit in such lovely surroundings. Well worth a visit, great choice of food.

Thank mayjCambus
TheOliveTreeCafe, Owner at The Olive Tree Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for your kind review. We are so glad you were able to enjoy some beautiful weather with us. Thank you so much for your positive feedback on our food. Look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We visited twice in April and loved the food. First time we had soup and a sandwich and baked potato and biscuits. All reasonable prices too. The second time we visited my husband and I shared a soup (beetroot and apple, yum) and smoked salmon...More

Thank bluehills68
TheOliveTreeCafe, Owner at The Olive Tree Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for writing such a lovely review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your lunch with us and that you appreciate that our food is all homemade! We have recently changed the menu so hopefully you can return in the summer to...More

Reviewed 28 April 2017

Very nice place to have a lunch or just a tea or coffee with something small. I've been here a couple times now, and lunch came very quickly. The roasted potato and red pepper soup was yummy and the chicken and mayo, and tuna and...More

Thank Kim S
TheOliveTreeCafe, Owner at The Olive Tree Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for taking the time to write such a lovely review and for your continued visits to our café. It is so nice to hear positive feedback so that we can continue to provide only food of the best quality. We look forward to...More

Reviewed 21 April 2017

Visited for lunch. Ordered baked potato with brie and cranberry. Skin on baked potato like leather and inside texture slushy. Possibly cooked and re-heated Filling : four quite thin slices of brie ( about one and a half inches in length standing in amongst a...More

Thank 44Adeline
TheOliveTreeCafe, Owner at The Olive Tree Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so sorry that you were disappointed with your lunch. It is certainly not acceptable for us to serve anything that is not of the utmost quality and we must apologise for your experience. We are so glad that you enjoyed your cake and...More

Reviewed 14 April 2017

The cafe has a clean, bright interior or you can sit outside (weather permitting). There is a good selection of delicious scones/ home bakes/coffees & teas. Food and drinks are reasonably priced. Staff are very friendly and attentive. Selection of newspapers if you want a...More

Thank Tom260915
TheOliveTreeCafe, Owner at The Olive Tree Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We are so glad that you enjoy the quality of our food and drinks and continue to visit us regularly. We are very lucky to have such a lovely bunch of...More

Reviewed 10 February 2017

Good quality food, home bakes and nice coffee. Small menu but enjoyable lunch. Stopped for just coffee and cake too.

Thank Karen M
TheOliveTreeCafe, Owner at The Olive Tree Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for your very kind review. We are so glad that you enjoyed the quality of our food. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 3 December 2016

Had an enjoyable lunch here - very good soup with tuna mayo sandwich. The restaurant is bright and airy and was nice and warm on a cold day, the staff pleasant and efficient. Only one complaint - the sandwich filling was heavily laced with red...More

1  Thank Aileen581
TheOliveTreeCafe, Owner at The Olive Tree Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2016

Thank you very much for your kind review, we're delighted that you enjoyed your visit to our café and its surroundings. We will definitely make sure that there is no red onion in your sandwich the next time! Look forward to seeing you again soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$11
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 17:00
Monday
10:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 17:00
Thursday
10:00 - 17:00
Friday
10:00 - 17:00
Saturday
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Logie Steading | Dunphail, Forres IV36 2QN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Moray  >  Forres
  • Phone Number: +44 1309 611733
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Description
The Olive Tree Cafe is a coffee shop that currently seats 90 indoors and has a beautiful courtyard outside for further dining. There is a lovely mezzanine area upstairs for relaxing over a newspaper or magazine whilst enjoying a freshly baked treat with a hot tea, coffee or hot chocolate. As part of a converted steading there are many different independently owned businesses offering various shops for visitors to enjoy. The cafe makes all of its food and cakes freshly on the premises using the freshest of ingredients. With an adult's and children's menu, delicious coffee and a variety of teas we enjoy catering for all tastes. There is a play area for children and disabled access for those who need it.
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