We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Fat Olive - CLOSED

8 St. Helens Road, Ormskirk L39 4QR, England
+44 1695 577055
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
26 Oct 2017
“Still keeping the whole family happy!”
12 Mar 2016
“Gutted ”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, International, Mediterranean, Spanish, British, Greek
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
8 St. Helens Road, Ormskirk L39 4QR, England
All Details
Reviews (259)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 259 reviews

Reviewed 26 October 2017

This was a family meal with adults wanting steak, fish etc and children wanting almost anything with chips! From the current menu it was easy to accommodate the whole family and the food was delicious - a rare accolade from children! Cannot understand the negative...More

Thank GHM222
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

So sorry this place is now closed. Such good value and consistently great service and quality. Had some superb meals and staff always try so hard to please. Good luck to you all.

Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

Warm welcome on arrival Waiter service with a smile Excellent . Choice of food . Varied Warm friendly staff . Food perfect . Will definately visit again

Thank catherinecake
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

Did not like this place at all to cramped food was poor waited an age was seated close to the bar getting buffeted every time someone visited the bar no I am sorry this place was crap definitely will not go back and am sorry...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

We regularly visit this restaurant and you can't bear it for good food and value for money. The offers on the set menus are brilliant and the food is always fresh and tasty. Never had anything but good service here either. Would recommend.

Thank loltom
Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

Ate here one evening with a group of friends and it was such a lovely evening. Good good, great staff and a great atmosphere. The service was very quick and we never wanted for anything. There were 10 in our party and that was not...More

1  Thank Slincalex
Reviewed 23 June 2015 via mobile

I arrived, alone and unannounced, about 8.30pm on a Tuesday evening. No problem. In fact nothing was a problem to any of the young male/ female staff. Cheerful, helpful, and decidedly thoughtful. A three course meal...ample portions, hot, served efficiently, and tasted very nice...plus a...More

Thank Ros1ep
Reviewed 5 June 2015

Went here for a friends birthday and the food was just fantastic, its nice and relaxed atmosphere inside, there is a lot to chose from on the menu. The staff were very, very good and helpful.

1  Thank josh1995
Reviewed 3 June 2015

Had lunch today here. Decided to go for the 3 course for £10, was exceptional value. I had goats cheese salad, chicken forestiere and peach melba ice cream and meringue. No complaints. Staff were great

Thank Charlie111111
Reviewed 2 June 2015

We live in Ormskirk and this has been so far the best restaurant in the area. The food is freshly prepared and has its proper taste. Staff are always lovely and helpful. You will not be disappointed.

Thank Pieciowaty
Nearby HotelsSee all Ormskirk Hotels
Premier Inn Southport (Ormskirk) Hotel
415 reviews
6.08 km away
Premier Inn Liverpool North Hotel
560 reviews
9.72 km away
Rufford Arms Hotel
290 reviews
9.88 km away
Best Western Plus Lancashire Manor Hotel
456 reviews
10.09 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Piri Piri
579 reviews
.28 km away
The Cricketers
388 reviews
.09 km away
The Edge
94 reviews
.18 km away
Passage To India
96 reviews
.21 km away
Nearby Attractions
Ormskirk Market
26 reviews
.33 km away
Ormskirk Civic Hall
6 reviews
.67 km away
The Green Room
8 reviews
.25 km away
The Railway, Ormskirk
8 reviews
.39 km away
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 32
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 St. Helens Road, Ormskirk L39 4QR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Ormskirk
  • Phone Number: +44 1695 577055
  • E-mail
Our concept at The Fat Olive is based on providing fresh homemade food with ingredients sourced from local suppliers. With menus styled with a International theme and an added Traditional Lancashire twist you can be sure that there will be a dish to suit everyone's taste from either the a la carte menu or weekly changing specials. The restaurant boasts great modern decor and a friendly ambience offering a full wine list with draft and bottled beers available.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing