Our usual opening times...
Monday to Friday 12pm till 11pm
Food served 12pm till 2pm 6.30pm till 9.30pm
Saturday 12pm all day till 11pm
Food served 12pm till 2pm 7pm till 9.30pm
Sundays 12pm all day till 10.30pm
Food served 12pm till 3pm 7pm till 9pm
These times may change during Christmas, New Year and Bank Holidays so please call the pub to be sure 01780 410355.
- Disabled Access
- Easy Access
- Private Dining
- Free WiFi
- Outside Seating Area
- Gluten Free Available
- Wine Shop
About The Olive Branch
The Good Pub Guide 2014 - Pub of the Year
Our entry in the 2014 Guide says: “The civilised Olive Branch prompts readers to superlatives: ‘service as good as it gets’; ‘sublime food’; ‘how have they managed to maintain such consistently high standards?’; ‘the ultimate pub experience’. It’s a first class all-rounder.”
Everything exactly right,time allowed to settle and order.Food excellent.Will return you bet!
First visit to the olive branch certainly won’t be the last great service,friendly staff,excellent tasty food what could be a better great start to Christmas !
Totally met our expectations. A relaxed and comfortable dining experience. Can’t wait to come back. Thank you.
The food is delicious, simple and imaginative .
As a group we go to the Oliver Branch at least twice a year. This time we found the prices seemed to have gone up and the service was very slow. Everyone enjoyed their main course and dessert, but mixed views of the starters. The goats cheese starter seemed to be very mean with the goats cheese and the cod starter was also very small and lacked flavour. We all found the timer served with the mint tea very pretentious and hope this is not the way the Olive Branch is going. It is unnecessary. So overall, we will be back for definite, but there were some concerns this time. We felt that the prices have gone up, the serving sizes have gone down, the service was lacking, but most of the food was delicious. Thank you for asking for feedback Bev
Fabulous meal this week. Everybody really enjoyed their food, with a sufficiently wide choice for all our likes - the Venison was superbly presented and maybe the most succulent I've had. Never too much and lots of flavour.
Great food, fantastic setting, attentive service and a memorable visit. Thank you.
excellent as usual
Portions on the small side but delicious,excellent service.
We have been fans of The Olive Branch for must be 16 or so years and we have had periods of regularly dining there and then occasionally visiting but every visit has been an absolute pleasure, if we lived near by we would be there every week. It is so relaxed and charming yet so professional. we have had some of our best ever food and wine memories from the past. We are caterers, we know how difficult it is to be this consistently good. We decided to introduce our team to our favourite place, there were 14 of us and we wanted them to be impressed but also feel comfortable and it was fantastic, you just cant fault it, it just gets better and better. Thank you so much to everyone. Martin Jayne and Michael
Once again we had a wonderful evening with delicious food and great service. We are already looking forward to our next visit!
Very friendly staff and the food is excellent. Love to come back
Just an amazing break away from the busy world. Every attention to detail was made and much appreciated.
We & our friends had a lovely time together and a delicious meal. You very kindly made a fresh fruit salad for myself which was very much appreciated. I do think it would be good idea to have a healthy non-creamy dessert on the menu at all times.
Another lovely meal at our go to eaterie for celebrating. The Happy Anniversary message on the petit fours plate was a very nice touch too. Great food, attentive service, but you never feel rushed. And the best Bloody Mary I’ve had in a long time...thank you!
I'm sorry I can't mark you down on anything, Every visit seems to eclipse the previous one. Excellent
We arrived 3/4 hrs earlier but this wasn't a problem for the staff. They seated us and made us feel welcome. The service, the food, the atmosphere were fabulous. We would highly recommend the place.
Excellent food and service, highly recommended.
Always top quality food and a good selection of local beers.
Food good. Varied and interesting selection of wines. Excellent service - friendly but very efficient.
As always a wonderful experience
Really enjoyed ourselves and good access and toilet acesss as my mum was with us (95year) Thank you and Happy Christmas
We were a party of 8 who recently dined at The Olive Branch for my daughter's 18th birthday & all had a wonderful evening. The staff were very understanding when we arrived 45 minutes late due to traffic on the A1. The food, wine and service were all first class - it was one of the best meals I have had in a long time. Try the venison you wont be disappointed. Special thanks to the South African manager - sorry I didn't get his name. He was fun & really looked after us well. Thanks again, we will be back soon!!
An excellent meal- plenty of choice and each dish was well balanced and intensely yet subtly flavoured. Our favourite restaurant in the area.
Great time; we both enjoyed it.