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Olive & Oil - Umhlanga

15 Chartwell Drive | Shop 19, Chartwell Centre, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
+27 31 561 2618
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (32 reviews)
“steak” (44 reviews)
“focaccia” (7 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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15 Chartwell Drive | Shop 19, Chartwell Centre, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The lunch special is excellent value for money. Delicious food. Thanks.will be coming again during our stay service excellent.

Thank LegacyH0tels
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We had a marvelous meal here. We ordered the two course special on a Tuesday evening and it was excellent. Would definitely go back here again. All the food we had was tasty. It was the best food we had in the area in our...More

Thank Leonie G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On the first floor of one of the old shopping centres. Has a flexible menu catering for a variety of tastes. Efficient service and good food quality.

Thank A5472KCrobd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I always visit Olive and oil when I am on a business trip at Umhlanga. Their food is excellent and the service very professional and friendly.

Thank Ria V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

White tablecloths, very clean, attentive friendly staff, delicious food, fine wine list, What more can anyone want?

Thank Alan H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food, classy setting, large portions in a nice central location in the rocks. All of us really enjoyed the meal, shared a couple of starters between four of us and all left stuffed and happy after some delicious pasta. The service was excellent, too.

Thank Tony C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We phoned late to book and were told there were only outside tables left. Turned out to be best seats in the house, overlooking Chartwell Avenue with all the buzz and none of the chaos. Food was spectacular! Try the bacon and gorgonzola chicken breast...More

1  Thank ZA_world
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This has always been a special restaurant on our trips to Umhlanga Good vibe and good food and excellent location with friendly staff

1  Thank CJTARA
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

This Mediterranean restaurant situated in the middle of Chartwell Drive has a family oriented, romantic yet sophisticated feel. The service is commendable, however the food was disappointingly average. What sounded like gems on the menu turned out to be bland fests. My dish (forgot the...More

Thank FatDash
Reviewed 9 October 2017

I have never had a bad meal here - the prawns are great and i Love the pasta with prawns - on a balmy night one can sit outside.

1  Thank 622tasha
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Response from Olivia_Neft | Property representative |
Hi Ruth. We charge R40.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
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18:00 - 22:30
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18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Chartwell Drive | Shop 19, Chartwell Centre, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Umhlanga Rocks
  • Phone Number: +27 31 561 2618
  • E-mail
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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