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dined on Sat, 27 Jul 2019

The music is sometimes too loud and intrusive and that makes for a shouty lunch.

dined on Tue, 23 Jul 2019

Amazing decor and delicious pub food and incredible prices. Highly recommended.

dined on Sun, 26 May 2019

Sunday roast lunch is what I go for, with great Yorkshire puddings. I have been on other occasions and its been very noisy and too loud music for a Sunday lunch, but this last time was just right.

dined on Thu, 4 Apr 2019

Great atmosphere with cheap and yummy food

dined on Sun, 3 Mar 2019

We've booked a table at the Dove and Olive as a group of friends (about 8-10 people each time) with differing dietary requirements and budgets. Each time, everyone has enjoyed their meal, left feeling full and paying within their affordable range. Nice friendly staff, too.

dined on Sun, 24 Feb 2019

Good beers, one of the worst pub burgers I've ever had. Chips served like a leftover bunch. Burger pattie hard and obviously precooked hours before. The rest of the burger wasn't much either. Massive contrast to the tasty well served schnitzel from last visit.

dined on Mon, 19 Aug 2019

Great lunch spot.

dined on Sun, 18 Aug 2019

* Staff helpful and friendly. * Plenty of TVs to watch sport * Good range of draught beers * Food good value for money and tasty * Good atmosphere for an early Sunday lunch

dined on Sat, 17 Aug 2019

Great food, drinks and service. A little too noisy but I guess expected on game night
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About Dove & Olive

A Surrysider favourite A Surry Hills local since 1876, The Calerendon Hotel was given a welcome makeover and reborn as the Dove & Olive. This bustling Surry Hills favourite now features more than 25 local and international craft beers and ciders on tap as well as a menu that is varied and unpretentious. If you love good beer and quality pub grub you need to make this your next foodie discovery.

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