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The Olive Tree

#29 of 418 Restaurants in Bath
Certificate of Excellence
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4-7 Russell Street | Queensberry Hotel, Bath BA1 2QF, England (Formerly Olive Tree)
+44 1225 447928
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Closed now
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Sun 19:00 - 22:00
Tue - Thu 19:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sun 12:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 18:30 - 22:00
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We picked and mixed three courses each from the two tasting menus. Beautiful presentation and attentive friendly service. The rose veal and the crab lasagna were particularly good. The restaurant was down some dark steep outside stairs - but you may be able to go through the hotel. Expensive but very good.

Thank Christopher O
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

While it's not cheap, the set lunch on Saturday is great value. The food is exceptionally good and beautifully presented. The service was friendly and attentive without being fussy. I will find an excuse to go back and try the tasting menu,

Thank GregPurnell
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I had shared some wonderful meals in this restaurant when we lived in Bath 7 years ago. Upon revisiting, we were somewhat underwhelmed with the style of the food. The vegetarian options seemed like the side dishes of the non-vegetarian menu. The non-vegetarian menu was nice, but lacked perfection: the fish was slightly overdone, the meat not... More 

1 Thank Auguste v
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58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was looking for somewhere new for us to visit so took my wife to Bath for valentines. Having read some reviews I opted for The Olive Tree, they were doing a valentines taster menu for £99 which seemed reasonable for a high standard menu. The staff were efficient and friendly and each course was incredible. Profiteroles with creamed cheese... More 

Thank Scottpink
Bath, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The service and food here is excellent.... I would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone visiting Bath. The taster menu was not cheap, but it was highly entertaining and tasty. Only caveat is that the liver in the Signature Menu was slightly underdone for my taste. The choices of wine with each course suited us perfectly.

Thank martinbath2017
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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210 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an amazing restaurant and fine dining experience. The food concocted by Chef Chris Cleghorn (I asked specifically on the night) produced the best meal my wife and I have had since our last Michelin meal. Truly exceptional fine dining at a very reasonable price for two different tasting menus. In my view 5 stars but three rosettes undervalues... More 

Thank Go4fun2
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I had the tasting menu on Saturday evening. The food and service were sublime and the only minor negative point is the over attentive nature of the staff. Initially we were the only couple in one section of the restaurant and one of the staff loitered within metres of us initially during our meal. More privacy would... More 

Thank Simon G
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is excellent - beautifully cooked and presented, and most importantly tastes amazing. The service was impeccable too. Highly recommended.

Thank Beetrootlover
Hong Kong, China
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A small group of us came to celebrate my niece's 18th. The food was delicious and just surprising enough to entertain us, the staff friendly and knowledgeable, and the atmosphere special enough to suit the occasion but not too stuffy!

Thank SARigby
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61 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pick the tasting menu. Really good. Wines reasonably priced. Nice surroundings. Good service, friendly staff

Thank Business_ClassLondon

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$44 - US$75
European, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-7 Russell Street | Queensberry Hotel, Bath BA1 2QF, England (Formerly Olive Tree)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 447928
The Olive Tree Restaurant in the Queensberry Hotel has gained local popularity and national renown as one of the premiere dining places in Bath. The hotel is a stylish contemporary boutique hotel, but the restaurant is an oasis of calm modernity, with excellent British food served with a great attention to detail in relaxed, informal surroundings.

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