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To indulge in a selection of expertly mixed cocktail concoctions, alongside a hearty range of British classics in a chic space, well, Black Olive is the logical choice, of course. Situated on the Hartlepool Marina, this stylish space on Middleton Road is home to some seriously delicious fare. Think garlic and sumac skewers, portobello and mozzarella burgers and crispy pork belly that all go perfectly when washed down with an exclusive wine or cocktail from Black Olive’s carefully curated list. One of the best dining spots in town, this Hartlepool restaurant and bar is open for breakfast, lunch, dinner and drinks, so do yourself a favour and reserve a table now!
Relaxed Sunday morning breakfast. Quite good quality and nice surroundings. Very pleasant staff
Second time we booked table to be told they weren’t serving food. Would probably be sensible to advise customers upon booking before they travel to restaurant. Poor service upon arrival too! Wouldn’t go back
Lovely food and the service was second to none. We would definitely eat there again,without a doubt. Keep up the good work. Hope to see you again soon.
Without any doubt, Black Olive is Hartlepool’s premium spirit and cocktail bar. It’s where fine food and drink come together with eclectic and contemporary decor to create a dining experience that’s pleasing to all the senses. But before any of that, you’ll find Black Olive right on the Hartlepool Marina, just off Middleton Road and not far from Seaton Tower Lighthouse. It’s a restaurant and bar that’s open all day meaning you can indulge whenever you fancy, and the welcome will always be warm. We, and indeed Hartlepool locals, really just can’t get enough.
For drinks at Black Olive there are wines chosen by hand and classic cocktails alongside an impressive roster of exclusive, in-house creations. The salted caramel White Russian is so creamy it hurts, while the blood orange and elderflower mule is a delight. In terms of food there are beautifully presented gourmet British options available throughout the day. At lunch, try the Welsh rarebit or the fine fish finger sandwich, while at dinner the turn and reef consists of a 5oz rib-eye steak, lime and coriander king prawns and some irresistible crispy seaweed. As you can see, Black Olive Hartlepool knows its stuff, making it well worth the trip to Hartlepool Marina from wherever you are in town.