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Olive & Thyme

416-418 Barlow Moor Road, Manchester M21 8AD, England
+44 161 881 5247
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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“moussaka” (12 reviews)
“lavash bread” (9 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Greek, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
416-418 Barlow Moor Road, Manchester M21 8AD, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A short review unlike most if mine. My summary of my first visit comes in three parts. Food, staff and venue. The food....superb, we had hot sharing starter which was lovely but the star of the show was the main...a lamb knuckle. The main still...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here with 2 friends our 2and visit, It was a week night so fairly quiet. I can't complain about the food, we all had different and enjoyed it. Service was quick and efficient but no attempt was made to be pleasant or interact with...More

Thank jean055
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We often enjoy coming here, fantastic to have a local non-chain reliable restaurant... Superb homemade bread and lovely hummus, falafel... Nice menu and good decor, highly recommended

Thank Oliver M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is amazing!!! We had such an amazing time and truly enjoyed this restaurant! Great atmosphere, drinks and food! Family friendly and very nice. Every dish we had was great!

Thank Tiffany V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recently returned here after 6 months off due to the change in management that saw this place plummet. The food standards are better than when they changed hands and the service is efficient however there's no engagement not even a 'thanks for coming' after spending...More

Thank TheChief
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked olive and thyme for a large party of 40+ people on a Sunday lunch. A special thanks to Ibrahim in the kitchen who was really lovely and thorough when I came in to lay the deposit and give advance food orders. The manager...More

Thank helenlerelere L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had an amazing meal for my husband's birthday. Sat outside and was warm under heater. Friendly and helpful waiters, had the mixed meze which was delicious. Was also very reasonably priced for such excelllent quality!! Will def be coming back.

Thank Josie T
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We have ate here twice before and really enjoyed the food, the staff are lovely without being annoying. So it was a last minute decision to have my birthday lunch here. Whilst waiting for drinks the chef was in the bar area and just casually...More

Thank Marlene M
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Nice service. Family business who took over recently. The brothers are Marita Dee and chef respectively, really warm friendly professional service and care. Cheers Happy to recommend Will be back

Thank Stefan P
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Food was fantastic!! Really looking forward to eating there again!! Highly recommended!! I had the steak which was amazing!! I can't wait to go back there to eat!!

Thank natd1234
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
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11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 416-418 Barlow Moor Road, Manchester M21 8AD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 881 5247
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Olive & Thyme is a Mediterranean cafe, bar and restaurant in the heart of Chorlton, offering freshly prepared food ranging from Mezes and Turkish Kebabs to Italian Pastas and Pizzas. Our unique venue is very spacious making it a comfortable and welcoming place to dine with groups of friends, families and colleagues or just on your own. O&T benefits from its south-facing shop front allowing plenty of sun light, whether you are sitting inside next to the wood-burning stove or outside in the heated glassed seating area.
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