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Olives & Plates

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WITS West Campus _ Empire Road | North Gate Entrance 7, Johannesburg 2000 , South Africa
+27 11 717 9365
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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206 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great chicken pie, caramel frapachino, tramazinni, and fish is also good choices. Huge cake selection!

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Thank DDR1234
Michigan City, Indiana
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369 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant is an absolutely lovely place to dine. It includes a charming outdoor setting as well as a lovely interior. It was difficult to choose from among the unique menu items available. Salad was presented in a beautiful way. It was also very delicious. Just inside the door is a table containing over a dozen delectable desserts to tempt.... More 

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Thank Consultcinda
Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food, atmosphere, staff were absolutely fantastic! It was a function that I had to organise with people in the UK and as I said the staff could not have been more helpful. We had guests for this party from the UK and Australia and everyone thought it was superb, definitely a great venue for a party or wedding. All round,... More 

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Thank aegrey
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What amazing place, felt like I was in Cape Town in Johannesburg, lovely outdoor area, food was delicious, the presentation and so much detail, service was 10 out of 10 from the waiters to even meeting the chef and the owner, will definitely be back

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Thank soniar139
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A most wonderful venue with food to match. Really difficult to choose the main attraction in this gorgeous Cape Styled courtyard with old oaks.The food was amazing All ourvdishes were stunningly presented and totally delicious. The Baclava is remarkable and not to be missed. A real hidden Jo'burg gem.

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Thank paul l
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Google doesn't pick up actual entrance gates, so we were abeam tbe restaurant on Empire road bit NO GATE only a 'vrot fence gate' ...We did a tour of the area via Greenside and tried again....Since my day the main public road has become rhe entrance no. 7 just under the highway flyover. Don't miss it...IT IS WORTH IT...What a... More 

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1 Thank Helen H
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

What a place! What a venue! Incredible food!!! The quality of the food is only matched by the hospitality of the owners Our favorite restaurant in Joburg

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Thank lisakowa
Johannesburg, South Africa
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234 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

This restaurant, which is located on the West Campus at Wits, is really worth the visit. Great atmosphere, excellent food and fantastic service. Varied menu is offered, which caters for all tastes - whether it is breakfast, brunch, lunch or just tea/cake - this restaurant is highly recommended. Venue can be booked for functions - again, highly recommended.

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Thank SandyM053
Amman, Jordan
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232 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

What a lovely healthy coffee shop/restaurant at the Donald Gordon Medical Institute at Wits Uni campus. Delicious daily warm lunch selection and sandwiches. Definitely helps the time fly when visiting someone at the hospital.

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Thank Esme L
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

We participated in a birthday lunch celebration and the food, service and the place was amazingly perfect.

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Thank Julia M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: WITS West Campus _ Empire Road | North Gate Entrance 7, Johannesburg 2000, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 717 9365

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?