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Olivers Bar & Restaurant

) #8 of 100 Restaurants in Rochester €€ - €€€ French, British, Fusion
186 High Street | 186 High Street, Rochester ME1 1EY, England
+44 1634 847629
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (20 reviews)
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Open Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
French, British, Fusion, European, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
186 High Street | 186 High Street, Rochester ME1 1EY, England
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1 - 10 of 351 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

In Rochester for just two nights we hadn't booked a table but we were soon seated by a friendly waitress. With the weekday bistro menu set at two courses for £12.95 what's not to like? The food was very good, as were the wines, and...More

Thank briztime
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Charles Dickens festival was in full swing, the High Street crowded with those keen to dress up as Mr. Pickwicks, Ebeneezer Scrooges or Oliver Twists. There was a procession with brass band in front of the cathedral. Later Scottish bagpipes were played by those...More

Thank futtock21
adboperations, Owner at Olivers Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Futtock thank you for your kind review. we look forward to welcoming you back to olivers very soon

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great night out with my mates. Tunes were banging from the Friday night resident DJ. The bar staff were great and waiting times for a drink are very low. Martin in particular would remember our drink order and have a good chat. Will...More

Thank Lewis H
adboperations, Owner at Olivers Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

hi Lewis thank you for your kind review. we look forward to welcoming you back to olivers very soon

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Haven't eaten at Oliver's for a couple of years but certainly won't be waiting that long to go back again. Food was lovely. Booked a table at last moment on bank holiday Monday. The two course bistro menu has plenty of choice and is fantastic...More

Thank Garry E
adboperations, Owner at Olivers Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Gary Thank you for your kind review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit to olivers . We look forward to welcoming you back very soon

Reviewed 6 May 2017

Me and my sister had a rare night out here on Friday night. The meal was amazing, and our servers, Megan and an older gentleman were superb. Megan was helpful, witty and perceptive to our needs. Cocktail we're sublime, and we danced all night amongst...More

Thank Lisa J
adboperations, Owner at Olivers Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2017

hi lisa thank you for your kind review. we are glad you enjoyed your visit to olivers, and we look forward to welcoming you back very soon

Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the food and was a good selection on food. A little strange that they don't leave you with the wine bottle, which our waitress proceeded to drop and spill my wine over the floor. I wasn't offered and discount or a free...More

Thank Dellypenguin
adboperations, Owner at Olivers Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

hi Delly thank you for your review. I have passed your comments on to our general manager. Thank you for visiting Olivers

Reviewed 1 May 2017

Three of us old friends recently went to Olivers for lunch. I had been several times but one had only been once before and one had never been. We had a lovely lunch - it was a Wednesday but sadly we were the only ones...More

1  Thank Sarah S
adboperations, Owner at Olivers Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

hi Sarah thank you for your kind review. thank you for visiting Olivers and we look forward to welcoming you back very soon

Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

So I get together with my best friend and we head out to rochester for pre fight drinks for Anthony Joshua fight. So our hankering is a mojito, we stop in on unusual territory in the singorpora an offer what we feared a new starter...More

Thank Tony F
adboperations, Owner at Olivers Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2017

hi tony thank you for your kind review. we are glad you enjoyed your visit to Olivers. We look forward to welcoming you back very soon

Reviewed 29 April 2017

I was visiting Rochester for the Sweep festival over the may day weekend and I popped into Olivers for a Sweep special. Two courses for 12.95 from a choice of their three course menu. the dining room was comfortable and I had a table in...More

Thank Aussie135
adboperations, Owner at Olivers Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2017

hi thank you for your kind review. we are glad you enjoyed your visit to olivers and we look forward to welcoming you back very soon

Reviewed 24 April 2017

We went as party of 3 having booked through Open Table a couple of days earlier. From the outside the building is very elegant with two curving staircases going up to a broad tiled corridor with the restaurant on the left. It was beautifully done...More

Thank NaomiCT
adboperations, Owner at Olivers Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Hi thank you for your kind review. we are glad you enjoyed your visit to olivers and we look forward to welcoming you back very soon

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sheilab63
I am looking for a nice restaurant for a family get together before Christmas. Is there a menu I can download please? Also is the restaurant decked out with Christmas tree etc as I want it to look festive? Thank you
22 September 2016|
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Response from adboperations | Property representative |
please contact olivers directly on 01634847629
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chase53
Hi - Is there anyone who could let me know at what time (approximately) the evening entertainment finishes, please? Thank you
17 June 2015|
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Response from 186Olivers186 | Property representative |
Hi Hi Dj's are playing music till 2.30.am,and that's our closing time on Friday and Saturday nights. We hope this informations helps Kind regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 17:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 02:30
Saturday
12:00 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 186 High Street | 186 High Street, Rochester ME1 1EY, England (Formerly Oliver's Wine & Cocktail Bar)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +44 1634 847629
  • E-mail
Description
Oliver's Bar & Restaurant is an exclusive establishment in the heart of Rochester. Our philosophy is to only offer the best to our patrons. From our extensive range of wines, beers and spirits, locally sourced and inspired restaurant A La Carte menu to our equally high standard of customer service. Whether it be dining, drinking or dancing. We want every visit you make to Oliver’s to be memorable for all the right reasons – great service, great atmosphere, great company and great food and drink.
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