Olivers Bar & Restaurant

4.4
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134 reviews
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£26 to £40
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International
Oliver's Bar & Restaurant is an exclusive establishment in the heart of Rochester. Our philosophy is to only offer the best to our patrons. From our extensive range of wines, beers and spirits, locally sourced and inspired restaurant menu to our equally high standard of customer service. Whether it be dining, drinking or dancing. We want every visit you make to Oliver’s to be memorable for all the right reasons – great service, great atmosphere, great company and great food and drink. Come in, relax and let everyday life’s little stresses just wash away.
What 134 People Are Saying
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4.4based on recent ratings
4.5
Food
4.5
Service
4.3
Ambience
4.3
Value
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92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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n
London
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We were blown away by the quality of the food and wine. The ingredients were so fresh and tasty and cooked to perfection. The staff were helpful and attentive without being intrusive. We can’t wait to dine here again.

KH
1 review
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience5

Very friendly and attentive staff. Comfortable and relaxing environment in which to enjoy an excellent meal.

LC
1 review
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

Food was delicious and good value for money, would definitely return

OT
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience3

Understaffed but lovely surroundings and looked after well.

OT
Kent
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience5

Great food in lovely restaurant. Classy but friendly.
Slight issue where the restaurant cancelled my reservation and I hadn’t realised until we turned up at our allotted time. The restaurant emailed me for confirmation of our booking but because it hadn’t seen the email and responded, the booking was cancelled. This could have been awkward as it was valentines dinner but they still let us eat which was great.
Overall, the staff were friendly, food was awesome and we had a great evening.

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 13 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great meal with excellent friendly service

g
London
4 reviews
Dined on 2 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Good selection for Sunday lunch. Great quality and tremendous quality. Nice selection of wines as well. Very friendly service by all members.

JT
1 review
Dined on 2 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent food very good staff very friendly and professional overall a very pleasant lunch

MD
1 review
Dined on 26 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Sunday lunch was just lovely, food cooked well with lots of choices. Our waitress was excellent, nothing was too much trouble. A really lovely was to spend a Sunday afternoon for a family members birthday celebration . Many thanks

LP
Essex
1 review
Dined on 25 January 2020
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience3

Resturant was booked for a birthday meal, had put special request for birthday but not acknowledged. Food was very nice. Wine was expensive for what it was. Overall a lovely place

OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 24 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Absolutely superb, in all ways.
Great food, superb service, all in all, first class

t
London
1 review
Dined on 17 January 2020
Overall2Food3Service2Ambience1

A very odd experience! Nightclub but a restaurant Friday night and only 2 tables eating probably says a lot!
Very small menu, chicken satay awful steak was ok would rush back

JH
London
1 review
Dined on 7 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent meal at Oliver's, the food was perfect and the service was even better. Will be back again soon!

JW
1 review
Dined on 3 January 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience4

Great service and friendly staff. Respectable pricing for good food.

JB
Kent
1 review
Dined on 29 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

A fantastic meal we had the steak and the salmon as the main course. Can not fault this restaurant.

NW
Kent
1 review
Dined on 26 December 2019
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

A lovely lunch with friendly service and open on Boxing day too. I'd recommend you booked to sit in the front room which is larger and brighter with bigger windows.

JM
London
1 review
Dined on 7 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Fabulous lunch. Food choices very good and portion sizes were surprisingly bigger than we thought. Staff were attentive and friendly. Wonderful. Will definitely go back.

OT
1 review
Dined on 1 December 2019
Overall1Food1Service1Ambience1

Absolutely terrible quality of food, sent our starters back as inedible. Mains came and enough was enough, I’ve had better school dinners and we left. Worst meal I’ve ever had in a very weird setting

BT
1 review
Dined on 30 November 2019
Overall3Food1Service3Ambience3

From the three dishes that we ordered just one was really worth it of the high cost per plate. Really disappointing :-(

PG
1 review
Dined on 17 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

The food was excellent. One of the best sundays roasts I can remember. Staff were friendly and attentive

C
1 review
Dined on 16 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Good food and service. Had a nice afternoon here not too busy so quiet. Would come here again

D
Kent
1 review
Dined on 8 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Had dinner with a few friends for my birthday and loved it. Amazing food, fantastic service, small and intimate but lovely atmosphere. Already booked to go back.

GB
Kent
1 review
Dined on 7 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

A great three course meal everything was perfect service was also ezcellent

OT
Kent
1 review
Dined on 5 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Outstanding service, surprisingly pleasant atmosphere, and absolutely delightful dishes.

BM
1 review
Dined on 30 October 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Surprisingly good value. We were expecting small meals as the price was so reasonable. The cocktails were delicious.

J
1 review
Dined on 26 October 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food was delicious. The service was amazing, couldn't fault it. The restaurant phoned to ask if they could push the table back by half hour, and due to that, offered a bottle of wine for free. Because neither me or my partner drink wine, they allowed us to have a cocktail each instead. Food was quick to arrive and delicious. They even put a candle and decoration on my other halves cheesecake for his birthday. I will definitely be going back for food again

LW
Hampshire
1 review
Dined on 25 October 2019
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience4

We had a delicious meal. Staff were very friendly and service was excellent

p
1 review
Dined on 25 October 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We had a great family meal.
The food was great and the service excellent.
Would definitively go again.

PG
1 review
Dined on 15 October 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Great food at a great price.
Very attentive service

J
Kent
2 reviews
Dined on 14 October 2019
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

Good food in pleasant atmosphere. Very good service.

JE
1 review
Dined on 12 October 2019
Overall3Food4Service4Ambience4

Great food and service but went for the dancing too that was a waste of time as it was dirty and too small.

G
Kent
1 review
Dined on 12 October 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience2

Lovely food at reasonable prices and well presented, good friendly service .However it was so cold in there had to sit with my coat on , I did ask the waitress to put some heating on but don’t think she did. Also some low back ground music is needed .

s
1 review
Dined on 11 October 2019
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

Our first time in Olivers and was very impressed with the service and friendliness of the girls serving us. The food was lovely and great portions. Love it - thank you

s
Kent
3 reviews
Dined on 8 September 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience3

Birthday meal

LC
Kent
1 review
Dined on 7 September 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food and great service! We will be back for sure.

TB
Kent
1 review
Dined on 7 September 2019
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

The service is excellent and the waitresses are incredibly accommodating. The restaurant is clean and the food is good. Highly recommended.

MR
Kent
1 review
Dined on 26 August 2019
Overall3Food2Service3Ambience3

Food was adequate at best with filo pastry that was rock solid. Tasted suspiciously like it had been microwaved

BB
1 review
Dined on 24 August 2019
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

We couldnt fault the place, but that might be because we were the only ones in there. Was nice having the place to ourselves though and the staff were very attentive and polite. The food was exceptional and really good value. We will definitely return for a lunch date soon.

s
Kent
1 review
Dined on 12 August 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience3

Enjoyed the food and good value, just lacking a bit of atmosphere as we were the only ones there. Worth going to and would go back.

m
London
3 reviews
Dined on 11 August 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Went here for my daughter's 21st birthday lunch , staff and food were amazing , very attentive, would definitely recommend the Sunday lunch amazing value