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The Olive Tree Cafe

$$ - $$$Cafe, British,
Logie Steading | Dunphail, Forres IV36 2QN, Scotland
+44 1309 611733
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (34 reviews)
“venison burger” (14 reviews)
“soups” (16 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, British, Scottish, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Logie Steading | Dunphail, Forres IV36 2QN, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 127 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Given that Logie Steading is in the middle of nowhere and full of twee stuff, the restaurant was like a stream of light on a dark winters night - except it was closed - From he outside it looked nice and the menu was good....More

Thank bar_kochba
TheOliveTreeCafe, Owner at The Olive Tree Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you very much for writing your review but unfortunately I think it was meant for somewhere else. We are open 7 days a week and don't have haggis ice-cream on our menu!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really yummy food and plenty of choice. Nice seating and extremely friendly staff members. Loved it.

Thank grannyoftwelve
TheOliveTreeCafe, Owner at The Olive Tree Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much, what a lovely review. We look forward to welcoming you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good range of mains and cakes served in a bright clean cafe. Staff pleasant and costs reasonable. Worth a stop in if your out that way.

Thank Geoff M
TheOliveTreeCafe, Owner at The Olive Tree Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for writing your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 2 October 2017

Friendly service with great locally produced foods in very pleasant surroundings. A good choice of cakes and coffees too.

Thank Kev B
TheOliveTreeCafe, Owner at The Olive Tree Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Thank you so much for writing such a lovely review. We are delighted that you enjoyed our food and surroundings. We are very lucky to be located where we are! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 6 September 2017

quite busy but service was very quick. Menu is café style with home made soups and cakes. - very good - clean tidy fresh looking café with great service and hearty soups , the usual bakes pots, salads etc - whats not to like.More

Thank doug k
TheOliveTreeCafe, Owner at The Olive Tree Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a lovely review. We are so glad that you enjoyed our café, food and prompt service. Thank you so much for noticing how clean and tidy it is too, we take great pride in keeping...More

Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped off at the olive tree on a road trip and were so glad we did! In such beautiful surroundings it is charming and decorated beautifully. We had tea and cake which was absolutely divine! The cakes were home baked, fresh and delicious (and...More

Thank Scotlandsdventure
TheOliveTreeCafe, Owner at The Olive Tree Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Thank you so much for such a lovely review. We are so happy that you found us on your road trip and enjoyed our tea and cakes. We love baking fresh cakes every day and it's so nice to hear such positive feedback. We look...More

Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We visited The Olive Tree last weekend. Found the menu very limited and overpriced.. £6.65 for 2 cheese & potato croquettes which consisted mainly of potato. Lovely setting but the menu and the pricing is just wrong. Having to order at the counter seems at...More

Thank Katie S
TheOliveTreeCafe, Owner at The Olive Tree Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We are so sorry that you found our prices to be disappointing. Everything on our menu is homemade using the freshest and best quality of ingredients that we can find. Our potato croquettes...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Little coffee shop in an area of shops and galleries. All food is freshly made on the premises, it is tasty and fresh. Nice atmosphere and very good services.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
TheOliveTreeCafe, Owner at The Olive Tree Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely review and for appreciating our freshly made menu. We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit and all that Logie steading has to offer. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 18 August 2017

Ok lunch of soup and scone for my husband and cheese jacket potato for me. The food was average and with 'order at the counter' and get your own cutlery, it felt a bit canteen like.More

Thank LinaYorkshire
TheOliveTreeCafe, Owner at The Olive Tree Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Thank you very much for taking the time to write your review of your visit to our café. We are very sorry that you found the food to be average. Due to the size of our café and the large quantity of people that visit,...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Very tasty selection of homemade cakes,local produce and a lovely setting. Only downside was limited choice for children the sandwiches came with lovely homemade granary bread which the children turned their noses up at!!!!!More

Thank kirkhas
TheOliveTreeCafe, Owner at The Olive Tree Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Thank you so much for your review. We are so glad that you enjoyed our cakes and local produce. We are certainly very lucky to be located in such beautiful surroundings. I am currently changing the menu and will look into offering further choices on...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$20
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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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