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Olives & Figs
14 Artillery PassageWhitechapelLondonE1 7LJ
- +44 (0)20 7247 8680
- Public transport:
- London Liverpool Street, Underground
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It's rare to try out a new restaurant and liked everything I ordered. Olive and Figs is one of those places on my list. I was in town with some co workers, one of which is on a low carb diet. So after seeing some good reviews of this Turkish restaurant with good selection of grilled meats, we figured to give it a try. It was 8 PM on a Monday evening so the place was quite empty which was nice...more
Have been here on numerous occasions. From birthdays to we-need-to-get-out-of-the-office impromptu lunches. The place is a find. The staff are attentive, unobtrusive and polite. You can get in and out in a lunchtime without having to resort to to sort of microwaved goo you tend to find at some places. Everything there is cooked for you when you order and if you don't believe it, you can go up...more
Great food and perfect for a quick lunch. Starters are brilliant, can't go past the Borek and the Kul Basti for your main is something else. Definitely meat heavy but cooked to perfection!
The best part of all is the Turkish delight is authentic!more
This a great place for a casual meal out...especially if you are a big meat eater. The prices are really very reasonable, though overall experience is that of a more expensive restaurant.
The food is very good, with some pretty decent cuts of meat. The hot and cold mezzes are also great for sharing, and trying a handful of new dishes/flavours in one night.
Also, its BYOB, so for the big...more
After the pub over the passageway kicking out at 9pm (no, I still don't understand it), we remembered that eating while drinking is a good idea. I'm not usually the biggest fan of Turkish food, given that I don't much care for bread and dips, but I am a fan of cheap eats and tastiness.
And that's what you get here. Friendly staff, who even managed to find us a bottle of red that someone had...more