Explore Harden's - The restaurant guide created by you for you

survey result

For 25 years we've been curating reviews of the UK's most notable restaurant. This year diners have submitted over 60,000 reviews to create the most authoritative restaurant guide in the UK.

Summary

An “excellent” spot offering “lovely French food in the Oxfordshire countryside”; “you have to listen carefully to the longish list of specials recited by Stephane Brun, but it’s just so reliable”.

£56
Very Good
Good
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Simply delicious” Gallic food – with “loads of specials rattled off” by front of house Stephane Brun – ensure that a visit to this “lovely” gastropub is always “a treat”.

£52
Exceptional
Good
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

A gastropub “worth driving from London for”; “standards never seem to drop” at this “very French” establishment, where – on most reports – the food is “always excellent”.

£49
Very Good
Good
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Have you eaten at The Sweet Olive?

Restaurant details

Highchair, Menu,
Yes
No
9 pm
Baker St, Aston Tirrold, OX11 9DD
Opening hours

lunch noon - 2 pm, dinner 7 pm - 9 pm
Last orders: 9 pm

Best French restaurants nearby

The Pot Kiln
Game restaurant in Frilsham
£52
Exceptional
Good
Very Good
The Crooked Billet
British, Modern restaurant in Stoke Row
£53
Very Good
Very Good
Exceptional
Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat' Saisons
French restaurant in Great Milton
£190
Exceptional
Exceptional
Very Good

Best similarly priced restaurants nearby

The Crooked Billet
British, Modern restaurant in Stoke Row
£53
Very Good
Very Good
Exceptional
The Crab & Boar
Fish & seafood restaurant in Newbury
£56
Good
Poor
Average
Luscombes at the Golden Ball
British, Modern restaurant in Henley-on-Thames
£55
Good
Very Good
Good

The 2017 Harden's Guide

2016 Hardens Restaurant Guide

"User friendly in price, size and outlook"

Financial Times

What social media is saying