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Summary

“Truly outstanding” cooking from chef Chris Cleghorn continues to impress diners at this well-known venue, which won a Michelin star in October 2018 (becoming the only restaurant in town to hold one). The basement dining room doesn’t please all reporters though (“a bit quiet and lacking character”) and the experience is “not cheap”.

£79
 ££££
4
Very Good
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

Chris Cleghorn’s “hidden away” basement hotel haunt is “quite different to most top restaurants…there’s a relaxed air yet it’s not casual in the wrong way”; on the food front he “never fails” – turning out “innovative dishes combined with expert presentation and at a sensible price”.

£71
  £££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

Chris Cleghorn’s deft, classically inspired cuisine at this well-established basement hotel dining room put in a formidable showing in this year’s survey; “excellent wines” too (“but then again we’ve come to expect that…”).

£65
  £££
5
Exceptional
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Owner's description

Proud to be one of Bath’s longest established independent restaurants, The Michelin Star and 3 AA Rosette Olive Tree, nestled in the basement of The Queensberry Hotel continues to receive rapturous praise from guests and locals alike. This contemporary British restaurant offers deformalised fine dining under the direction of award winning Head Chef, Chris Cleghorn, who honed his superior skills as the protégé of a trio of world-renowned Michelin Star chefs, (Heston Blumenthal, Michael Caines, Adam Simmonds). Using a combination of classical flavours with modern cooking techniques, Chris creates his own unique style, crafting menus that showcase the very best of British. 

Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch £26.00 £32.50

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£17.50 £30.00 £12.50
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £28.00
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Service 10.00%

Restaurant details

Yes
Portions
28
No shorts
60
Yes

The Olive Tree, Queensberry Hotel Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of The Olive Tree, Queensberry Hotel Restaurant in BA1, Bath by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Olive Tree, Queensberry Hotel restaurant.
Stuart A
We had an anniversary dinner at The Olive T...
Reviewed 10 months, 23 days ago

"We had an anniversary dinner at The Olive Tree, we were made to feel welcome from the very beginning the quality of service and atmosphere were incredible. The Old Q Bar, had a lovely feel to it, and the drinks were expertly mixed. As we moved downstairs to eat; the environment was quiet and perfect to compliment the intimate nature of the meal, though there was a quite lively bustle to the dining room, it did not intrude on the dining experience. The food was incredible, I will only dwell on the starter from the Seven tasting menu, Scallops which were sublime, this was a lot of taste packed on to the plate superbly executed flavours and textures... just incredible. The rest of the meal lived up to the same high standard, and the wine pairings were as complimentary as you would expect and some thought provoking choices as well. The service throughout was excellent and the team on the ground were right and friendly, a special mention to Owen, who was on point and made us feel both welcomed and "special" throughout without being intrusive. We can't recommend The Olive Tree enough, and we will be going back!"

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Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday6:30 pm-9 pm
Wednesday6:30 pm-9 pm
Thursday6:30 pm-9 pm
Friday12:30 pm-1:30 pm, 6:30 pm-9 pm
Saturday12:30 pm-1:30 pm, 6:30 pm-9 pm
Sunday12:30 pm-1:30 pm, 6:30 pm-9 pm

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