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Olives Et Al

Poundbury Farm Way | Poundbury, Dorchester, England
+44 1305 216788
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“pies” (10 reviews)
“tasting board” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Poundbury Farm Way | Poundbury, Dorchester, England
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Reviewed today

Enjoyed Friday night tapas - great food, service and value for money. Thank you for a lovely evening.

Thank jjhth999
Reviewed 3 days ago

Fancy a change? Friday Night Tapas Night at Olives Et Al ...what a great idea and the tapas were all delicious! Cooked to order, made fresh and so delicious. Excellent short menu, something there for everyone. The homemade puds round off the evening beautifully. Booking...More

Thank Carolyn R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service atmosphere just all gone so sad used to love popping into olives for coffee Management now just not so friendly real shame Still like to see matt there thoughMore

Thank Gillian L
Giles H, Owner at Olives Et Al, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Gillian So sorry to read your comments especially as they are so personal and will undoubtedly really upset the guys at the Shed when they read them. It is such a shame you are not a fan of the current team at the Potting...More

Reviewed 13 March 2018

Lunch here was a real disappointment. One meat panini has such a small, thin slice of pancetta I could have read the paper through it; then a tiny scattering of cheese and the panini main filling was a v thick layer of oversweet fig chutney....More

Thank Kristin777374
Giles H, Owner at Olives Et Al, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2018

Dear Kristin Thanks for your feedback and so sorry we didn't get it right on your last visit. We've recently been reviewing our menu and have indeed identified our paninis and scones as areas for improvement. I'm even more sorry that you didn't bring it...More

Reviewed 6 December 2017

Love this place, best Spanish Omelette around and the chutney they serve it with is marvelous, I usually buy some to take home. The cakes always look amazing, in fact I must be more adventurous next time!

Thank dorothySWEngland
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

I have been to Olives on Poundbury many times as I live close by. This time however was a disappointment. The small pot of my cream served with my coffee was curdled on arrival so obviously it was in lumps. Service was really slow, mushrooms...More

Thank Haynes-view
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Walked in with business colleagues for a quick bite at 1.30 on a weekday. It was heaving! Lots of people who were clearly local residents as many seemed to know each other. Great choice of reasonably priced meals. Service was quick and food very tasty....More

Thank Katherine D
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We have friends live in Poundbury and as regular visitors to them we always call in here for coffee and a light lunch. Popular little place with good quality food and friendly staff. Always have a specials board each day and the overall menu is...More

Thank promenade39
Reviewed 5 August 2017

You might easily not notice this wonderful little eatery, tucked around the corner from its larger (and in my opinion, inferior) neighbours in the heart of Poundbury. But do seek it out. We went for the Friday evening tapas and had an excellent meal, served...More

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Interesting tasting board for lunch, good way to try some of their products. Organic wines also available.

Thank debcharl2013
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Poundbury Farm Way | Poundbury, Dorchester, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Dorchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1305 216788
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