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Black Olive Delicatessen

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
British, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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80 High Street, Southwold IP18 6DP, England
+44 1502 722312
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Suffolk
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've used this shop a number of times and always been satified with our purchase. There's always plenty on offer for a lunchtime snack. However, it is a little overpriced and we don't like to see food ready to eat, open to the customer. But we'll be back

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Thank Johnthefish
colchester
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254 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

The range of Pieminster pies is good and all of them are the Pieminster quality but they also have some other unusual food for sale. The Apricot and almond tart is delicious.

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Thank ColchesterSleeper
London, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Another fantastic Southwold deli. Great service. Everything they sell is great, but not cheap. The pies are a must.

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Thank shaun t
RiskRisk
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Delicious pies (Moo and Blue, Kate and Sidney...), a fantastic array of local cheeses, a small selection of cakes, but a HUGE array of olives, crackers and, surprisingly flavoured pork scratchings. Service was friendly , and the shop was heaving busy.

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Thank RiskRisk
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72 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Have visited a couple of times and alwayss been impressed by the choice of fresh foods available. Particularly love the range of Pieminster pies always available.

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Thank Beverley M
Leicester, United Kingdom
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138 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

I am not usually a pie lover but was tempted while on holiday in Southwold. What an experience! Absolutely wonderful! We even bought some to bring home and put in the freezer. Whoever makes them is doing a fabulous job! If you are in town,you must give them a try. We especially enjoyed the Moo pies.

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Thank antano2013
Gorleston-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Looking in the window , the first thing that meets your eye is a wonderful array of pies. Not just meat pies but imaginative pies for vegetarians too. I was amazed at the choice and not surprised to see that the staff were all kept busy serving customers. If you love pies, you need to pay this shop a visit.... More 

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Thank ron n N
Manningtree, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Excellent food, the tarts with goats cheese, veggies etc are always so scrummy, and the bread - well, doorstep sandwiches are the order of the day when we get back to the caravan.

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Thank TheStitcher
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Wonderful selection of excellent quality foods. Moo pie, Kate & Sidney, Mediterranean Quiche, Sausage Roll & Quiche Lorraine were all sampled, with satisfied customers one & all! Very indicatave was the queue to be served, but be patient, well worth the wait! Happy friendly staff with great customer service despite the onslaught of potential sales. Will always go there when... More 

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Thank supermak69
Chelmsford
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191 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

During my holiday I called in here several times and bought some delicious goats cheese and caramelised onion tarts, pork pie, and potato salad. All the food on offer looked very appetising. Highly recommended!

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Thank jenquy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 High Street, Southwold IP18 6DP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Southwold
  • Phone Number: +44 1502 722312

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