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Olive Branch

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Main Street, Clipsham LE15 7SH, England
+44 1780 410355
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
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Sun 12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'll start off with the setting, a rural location, picturesque with a feel of warmth. A country barn house converted to an attractive restaurant, by open lit fire place a cosy ambiance. The dining was over reached a quirky attempt to mix a fine dining experience with a pub food theme. As a star awarded eatery I don't see much... More 

1 Thank graypiper1
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was okay. The food was acceptable. Clean. The service was friendly. Close to Oakham and Stamford. We had the lunch menu.

Thank Peter S
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took the wife for her birthday meal. This was our first visit and we were really impressed. Service was top notch. Wine list was very extensive. The food just melted in your mouth and was so flavoursome. I can't recommend it enough. This will now become a regular haunt in future.

Thank John G
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a managers staff party for our business. Had the private function room, the service, food and venue was 5 star. Your staff are a credit to you and we will be back again. Great value for money for the best food around!

Thank Thomas0123
Stamford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the barn for a birthday celebration. Over the years The Olive Branch has become a special place for us. We enjoy the variety of menus, the flavour combinations and the ingenuity of dishes that the kitchen produces. Private dining in other establishments can sometimes be a let down, serving twenty on a busy Saturday night is challenging. However,... More 

Thank jenfitz1981
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58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Booked to dine with a close friend for a special birthday. Flowers I'd ordered were magnificent. Food was simply superb, including a complimentary starter of fresh pea soup. My friend's dessert arrived with 'happy birthday' piped round the plate- a nice touch Staff friendly and knowledgeable yet polite, food and service first class.

Thank Tim C
Milton Keynes
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109 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

My husband surprised me on my birthday with a fabulous trip to The Olive Branch and once again the experience was first class. We had a lovely table for two (my husband had been into the restaurant to choose the table he liked) and it was with other twos which made the ambiance really lovely for us. The food is... More 

Thank MrsOE
Oakham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We loved this restaurant. Although it can be difficult to get a table, the cooking is exceptional and there is a lovely atmosphere. The service was excellent.

Thank Rosemarie W
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely stop over in Beechwood House and a wonderful dinner at the Olive Branch. We selected from the five course gourmet tasting menu, with a few substitutions from the a la carte. We started with a lovely pea veloutte, followed by a starter of ham terrine. We were also laden with delicious baked bread, and offered seconds. Good... More 

1 Thank Cathdoc
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Great room, great hospitality, great food. Would definitely recommend staying over as the breakfast was excellent too.

Thank Adrian R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
European, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Clipsham LE15 7SH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Rutland  >  Clipsham
  • Phone Number: +44 1780 410355
Award winning village pub with rooms. Good Pub Guide Pub of the Year 2014

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