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Olive and Oil

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149 Bulwer Road | KwaZulu Natal, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 31 201 6146
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Today
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 18:00 - 21:00
Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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Wirral, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

fifteen of us met for a reunion lunch. The a la carte looked enticing but dividing up the bill was going to be complex so we settled for the set menu - R200 a head for three courses and a glass of wine (including the tip). Great value for money. The menu was reasonably restricted but everyone found something they... More 

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Thank vch1107
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Don't bother. The starter was ok the rest was really bad. Don't bother. So many other nice restaurants in the area.

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Thank jcordano
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

One of my favorite restaurants in Durban. I highly recommend any of the steaks. The waiters are well mannered and the service is superb. Definitely recommended for a Date Night!

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Thank Carmel B
Durban, South Africa
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Small table of family, wanting differing dishes, so we chose Olive and Oil - all time favourite. I'm afraid it was a tad disappointing. The service was good, but the meal was average. No one even commented on their meal, and it certainly will take a lot to get me back. This was always one of my all time favourite... More 

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Thank Zelda D
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our meal with friends. The service and food were good. It was quite noisy. A great place for families especially for lunch time as there is a great outdoor children's area. Nice and central and close to two highways.

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Thank Moira L
Durban, South Africa
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been here a few times, and also to the branch in Umhlanga. The food is consistently of good quality and the chicken liver starter is the best I've tasted anywhere. Service is of a good standard and the restaurant has a good atmosphere. The one problem I found at Bulwer, is accessibility for the elderly ( by stairs... More 

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Thank Naresh M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere is great at Olive and Olie and the service is splendid too. Wine as good too. I was here for my first time, but my friend has join the restaurant several times. I'm going again for sure. Don't miss it when in Durban.

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Thank Anne Sofie T
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My Partner, his family and I visited here on our holiday in South Africa. The food was delicious. I had butternut ravioli it was amazing! The staff were lovely and prices reasonable. Olives were given immediately and without cost. Nice environment not all crammed quite roomy. Enjoyed very much! Would recommend. Plenty of different meals to choose from😁

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Thank TCooper93
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would have no problem in recommending this restaurant to anyone! We all had pasta in varying forms and it is probably the best pasta I have ever eaten. Great ambience and staff and very reasonably priced. Get down there!!

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Thank Dedebopper
Durban
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83 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to all their other branches and always had good food and service. First time to this branch, Westville. It is a different menu as this is essentially a cafe type setting. Food was still good. Service by Amy was awesome.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Grill, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 149 Bulwer Road | KwaZulu Natal, Durban 4001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
  • Phone Number: +27 31 201 6146
Description
Whatever the occasion, when dining at Olive & Oil, we aim to imbue our Guests with a sense of well-being and comfort. Our friendly staff will be on hand to indulge you with the finest traditions of the Mediterranean – exceptional food and unrivaled hospitality.

Our motto is simple; comfortable food made exceptionally well!

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