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Corner of George Road and Leila_s Lane, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
+27 44 877 0731
10:45 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 10:45 - 22:00
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely lunch with friends. I had the Beyerskloof burger which was absolutely delicious and the meals my friends had looked great as well. The service is a bit slow but otherwise great!

Thank 640maryanner
Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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71 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

We popped in for lunch on our way home from George to Plett, so we're looking for something quick and easy. We were pleasantly surprised by the tapas menu, which was exactly the kind of meal we had in mind. Three of the four dishes were great, the fried Haloumi, crumbed mushrooms and the hake goujons. Sadly the fourth, Greek... More 

Thank Mike E
George, South Africa
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32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Our lunch at Blue Olive was such a disappointment! I ordered Thai Green Curry and my partner Fish & Chips. Both were not what we expected. The curry was just seafood on top of rice - no coconut milk like Thai Green Curries are supposed to have. Both dishes were pretty bland too. Definitely not worth the prices charged! Our... More 

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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

The Blue Olive was not our first choice, considering TA reviews. But we wanted our dinner early before the recommended restaurants opened, and it turned out to be the only choice. The service was swift and pleasant. As linefish of the day we were recommended the Kingklip and it was the best we've had in a long time (and we... More 

1 Thank Aquariamus
Pretoria, South Africa
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

This was our go-to place when we visited in 2012. The place had a special appeal, cosy, comfortable and slightly bohemian/arty. We spent many happy hours (no pun intended) there. Sadly all this was lost after the recent upgrade. It now feels cold and impersonal. Glad to say the food is still of the high quality we had then. Service... More 

Thank Xander B
Wilderness, South Africa
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

New decor is great. Evening music terrible and much too loud. Manager not helpful. Sunday live music good but too loud. Could not get away from the smoke. Spoils everything.

Thank Lynne797
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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154 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

A nice place in lovely grounds with good food but a few service issues. The waiter didn't know much about the wines although he did let us try a couple first. The first 2 bottles we chose they didn't have. Then the main course arrived while we were still not finished the starter.

Thank EDED084
Knysna, South Africa
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Tried the restaurant yesterday after the alterations. Décor bland, no flowers on tables. Lovely fire as the weather turned. Sirloin steak tasty but when I asked for mustard I was told since the renovations, they do not keep mustard!! How crazy is that with the Spar a few steps away! Corkage R35 when the restaurant opposite charges R10!! ( for... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

My friend and I visited the new blue olive. We had a great time sitting on their road side table. The service was friendly, quick and efficient. Our food was great and presentation was top notch. Keep working hard to build the new Blue Olive! You will see us again soon.

Thank Darren S
George, South Africa
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

We visited your restaurant on Sunday to listen to Steve Newman, but unfortunately the experience was below average once again. We thought things would change with new management, but clearly not. It is such an awesome venue, you must really focus on your service, quality and presentation of the food and the ambiance. Firstly, we couldn't hear the music outside... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$15
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:45 - 22:00
10:45 - 22:00
10:45 - 22:00
10:45 - 22:00
10:45 - 22:00
10:45 - 22:00
10:45 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner of George Road and Leila_s Lane, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Wilderness
  • Phone Number: +27 44 877 0731

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