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35 Pier Street, Aberystwyth SY23 2LN, Wales
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Spent most of the afternoon pondering our decision for dinner on a Friday night without any clarity so chanced upon The Olive Branch coming out of the Pier. Menu looked varied enough for picky teenagers and we all love Humous and the like so we made a booking for half an hour later and went for it. Cash only which... More 

Thank quinnydennis
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was not worth the money, small salad and two potatoes with no garnish on the calamari. Very canteen like dinner, which is a shame cause the atmosphere is cute

Thank Michael M
Llandysul, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just called in as we were passing. Surpised it was "cash only". The young waitress who served us was extremely pleasant and helpful - a real asset to the place. We ordered Sea Bass and Chicken with Ouzo. Both meals were nicely presented and hot - full plates of very tasty food. No complaints at all. Lovely background music. The... More 

Thank Shirley D
London, England, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easily the worst restaurant experience EVER. I don't believe any of the good reviews on here, and I do believe all of the bad ones - and more. It should have rung alarm bells when we heard that this place was cash only, that is almost always a sign that a business is failing. We were seated upstairs. The waiting... More 

Thank Beverley B
Saltaire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been coming here for many years when visiting family in the area. It's always good to see it is still there. Never been let down with the food or service. Book a window seat for great views and sunsets.

Thank W O
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63 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We fell upon this place by accident but was not disappointed. The starters were delicious as was the main course. I had pork chops which were tender and tasty and my wife had the moussaka which was very nice. Staff were attentive and very nice. However please be patient the food arrives when it is ready and just like Greece... More 

Thank FansofGreece
Ballarat, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Good for a nice sit- down lunch. Tasty food. Omelette and coffee are especially delicious. Nice owner

Thank VioletCotsell
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We visited the olive branch on boxing day after realising it was open as I had walked past many times and wanted to give it a try. From the moment we entered I felt so comfortable as the staff were so friendly and helpful. We had a table overlooking the sea upstairs and with a few recommendations we easily ordered... More 

Thank Alison T
Newton Solney, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Relive your favourite holiday dishes here! Fairly authentic Greek food served with charm by the Turkish host and good value - BUT, note that it's CASH only, no credit or debit cards when we visited.

Thank cbbarrie2016
Carmarthenshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Again they went out of their way to provide us a table we requested and the welcome was as warm as last time even though different staff were here. As we had enjoyed the mixed mezze before we had that again, and although the substitution for the houmous we made last time was not available the waiter was extremely thoughtful... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Greek, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Pier Street, Aberystwyth SY23 2LN, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Ceredigion  >  Aberystwyth
  • Phone Number: 01970630572

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