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Greek Olive

141 Faringdon Road, Swindon, England
+44 1793 534064
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“baklava” (44 reviews)
“hummus” (52 reviews)
“lamb kleftiko” (21 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
141 Faringdon Road, Swindon, England
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1 - 10 of 847 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We have been to the Greek Olive thrice already and had good experiences previously. The last time we went will be the last not because of the restaurant service but the experience we had outside, which in turn is related to the restaurant. We had...More

Thank Shab81
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I really felt like being in Greece. Not only the food was great, the people who take care of you is super nice, talkative and interested in making you feel like home. Tip: try the Greek Baklava OMG!

Thank Catherine R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is a delight, simple surroundings (you wouldn't necessarily choose it from the outside appearance) but cheerful, attentive and genuine staff made us very welcome (take a lesson Cote Brasserie!) There is plenty to choose from and after our main courses (a generous mixed...More

Thank Lou1002
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The basics: Food tasted very nice, was reasonably priced (not cheap, not expensive), and a good selection. Atmosphere was perfectly fine. Service was good, a bit of a wait for our mains, but all that did was give the staff their moment to shine, and...More

Thank sammyjb72
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow what can I say! Our first visit to Greek Olive and we can see why it’s popular, Staff are very friendly and attentive but not intrusive, Starters and main meals ordered and the food was fantastic. Swindon has a gem of a restaurant here...More

Thank ChristineH4957
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Oh my, we were in heaven. Lovely family business, so hospitable and friendly like a little piece of Greece. Food was so amazing that I thought I’d get told off for the noises I was making while eating. A complimentary starter, then a free cake...More

Thank KassandraR14
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We brought my Grandparents thus evening for my Grandfathers 85th Birthday - they have never experienced Greek hospitality or cuisine before but you guys completely bowled them over tonight! Thank you so much; our 4th visit - consistently delicious authentic food and outstanding service. See...More

Thank Carly E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here with friends after looking at the ratings. The food was average and did not do justice to the great Greek Cuisine.

1  Thank Bhavya_mohan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not a bad place if you are looking for something a little bit different, but not really for me, service was ok

Thank DaveDarlng
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited on strength of Tripadvisor reviews and was not disappointed, managed to squeeze in with no booking on a Saturday night, possibly quite lucky. The tables are packed in, but service is still prompt, the only problem was that a few dishes had run out...More

Thank daveashuk
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June 2, 2018|
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Response from FritsO | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we were walk ins on a week day, they couldn’t do enough!
February 22, 2018|
Response from Snipersmudge | Reviewed this property |
Yes I think that would not be a problem, might be worth ringing them beforehand so they could arrange a suitable table for you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 141 Faringdon Road, Swindon, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Swindon
  • Phone Number: +44 1793 534064
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