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Olive & Oil

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Chartwell Drive, Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
+27 31 561 2618
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12:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 22:00
Fri 12:00 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:30
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Sydney, Australia
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86 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious food, good service, nice round table for 9 of us. Plenty of options on the menu for meat eaters or vegetarians.

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Thank Fi_B111
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great meal here because one of our team wife recommend it. We had some great starters. I had the mussels they were fabulous. I had a surf and turf type meal which was rump which i dont normally have but it was great. Cray fish tail and Calimari. Very tasty. Gin & Tonic very good and also the... More 

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Thank Paul S
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Served by Nati and he was super good! Our seafood was amazing as always, perfectly cooked and to top it off an amazing creme brûlée and cheese cake.

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Thank Dánette d
Durban, South Africa
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a selection of seafood starters that were average. Mussels were in far too rich creamy sauce. Whole Red Roman for main was not very fresh, grey in colour, soggy texture and tasteless. Very bad when it was recommended as fresh fish of the day. Which day? Lamb chops were ordered well done which is always a risk but... More 

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Thank Mike M
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this consistent restaurant again with the family and the food was as delicious as always, service was perfect! Thanks for the delicious food always! Keep it up 👌🏽

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1 Thank Merlin M
Olivia_Neft, Owner at Olive & Oil, responded to this review

Thank you Merlin, we're so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us. Please visit again soon! More 

Haarlem, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Moderate dinner. The hosts acted a bit friendly overdone, asked us 5 times if everything was OK while dining. And he was a bit shy

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Thank vdmjordy
Johannesburg
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112 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was impressed with this Italian in Umhlanga having initially been less than keen on a main Umhlanga drag eatery overlooking the road good readers(!) We had our top team event there and even though there was over 30 guests in our party , the service and quality were very good. All our guests exclaimed about the portion sizes and... More 

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1 Thank Faye J
Olivia_Neft, Owner at Olive & Oil, responded to this review

We're so pleased to know that you all enjoyed your time with us, Faye. Please visit again soon, we look forward to welcoming you. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing dinner at Olive and Oil last night. We were lucky to get a table outside as they were pretty full. Started with the squid heads. They were delicious. Went on to order the medium langostines and the Mediterranean pizza. Hubby says it's the best pizza he ever had and we are pizza fiends. As for the... More 

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1 Thank ThysJulie
Olivia_Neft, Owner at Olive & Oil, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great feedback ThysJulie. We're so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us, and we'll let Thomas know too. Please do visit again soon. More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely evening with great food and wonderful service. Thank so much Thomas you made our evening.

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1 Thank Elsabe d
Olivia_Neft, Owner at Olive & Oil, responded to this review

Thank you Elsabe d, we are so pleased that you enjoyed your meal with us. We will let Thomas know too. More 

Emsworth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Out for birthday and anniversary celebrations with friends , we had a wonderful meal and the service from a wonderful waiter George was great thanks Olive and Oil for another great Dinner 🎂🍺🍴

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1 Thank 123PAC
Olivia_Neft, Owner at Olive & Oil, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the positive feedback 123PAC. We'll be sure to let George know too. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:30
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chartwell Drive, Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Umhlanga Rocks
  • Phone Number: +27 31 561 2618
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?