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The Blue Olive

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56-58 Tooley Street, London SE1 2SZ, England
+44 20 7407 6001
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Reading, England
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2013

We've been here a few times and enjoyed it. But last night we went with about 12 of our family and were disappointed. One of the waitresses didn't want to bring us clean plates for one of the courses, explaining that that wasn't the restaurant's policy. Then we showed her that we had beetroot and messy dips all over our... More 

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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2012

The Blue Olive, on our visit, offered fairly good, authentic Greek food at a reasonable price. The food wasn't breathtaking, however, and the atmosphere was a little too loud for my liking. Worth a look, though!

Thank Will D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2011

This place is noisy and a bit crowded. The food is very average with the occasional good/great meal.Do not eat before you go there as you will probably order too much and have trouble eating it. The starters are the best part of the meal. They are fresh. The main is difficult to come by depending on what you order... More 

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Reviewed 11 May 2010

Booked the blue olive for a joint birthday celebration. We booked it for a Tuesday night, the resturant was quiet and was shown to a table immediately. We ordered a Meze for 4 and the starters were faultless. They were fresh and plentiful. The fish was nice but the only fault was the lamb in the meat part of the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56-58 Tooley Street, London SE1 2SZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Southwark
  • Neighbourhood: Southwark
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7407 6001

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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