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The Olive Tree

$$ - $$$Cafe, British,
Toll Clock Shopping Centre | Commercial Road, Lerwick, Scotland
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (13 reviews)
“soups” (14 reviews)
“quiche” (6 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Toll Clock Shopping Centre | Commercial Road, Lerwick, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Superb range of choices for lunch or snacks. Salads are particularly innovative. Soups are delicious and cakes to die for.

Thank Carole17
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Whenever we visited Lerwick we often had lunch here. This year when we went in, the Cafe looked a bit "down at heel". The Menu choice was much more limited.The food was uninviting.

Thank margaret148
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

had a nice lunch here. We had soup ( from a choice of 2) and bagels / baguettes with a great selection of fillings for our differing tastes. The seats we sat in are a little low to comfortably eat meal but fine for coffee/tea.

Thank Fiona N
Reviewed 23 August 2017

The Olive tree is a family friendly tea room we had a light lunch of soup and lovely local bread also home bakes, there is a salad bar with plenty of fresh salad.The staff are very friendly and the tea room is very clean it...More

Thank 138Annie
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Now this is a cafe worth a visit, polite staff, clean uniforms, very fast service, bit packed in but they have extra space too. This is how to run a cafe !

Thank Fraser C
Reviewed 11 August 2017

The Olive Tree is such a busy little cafe in the Tollclock shopping centre. There is a wide range of sandwich fillers which you get to choose. The millionaires shortbread is the best I have EVER eaten, and sometimes just go in to buy that...More

Thank DAKManson
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I visited at lunchtime with two friends. The problem at busy times is seating. One of us had to grab a table and get the others to order. This isn't quite as easy as it sounds, as there is such a choice on display -...More

Thank Faedanorth
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Eating out in Shetland is variable to say the least, too many places serve overpriced microwaved stuff. The Olive Tree is good value, the food and choice is excellent, and the service is friendly. There is lots of room so you can rely on it....More

Thank Frankiesymes
Reviewed 1 August 2017

This has to be the best for freshly made lattes and freshly made rolls, soups, panini and toasted baguettes. Fantastic friendly helpful staff. You can also purchase Orkney ice cream. Freshly cooked to order bacon rolls in the best Waas Bakery rolls done to your...More

Thank dasullomtrows
Reviewed 27 July 2017

This place seems to be very busy - the first time we tried to have lunch we could not find a table. We were luckier the 2nd time, and had a good meal of soup and panini. Good value for money.

Thank FJ H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Toll Clock Shopping Centre | Commercial Road, Lerwick, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Shetland Islands  >  Mainland  >  Lerwick
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