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The Olive Branch



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Reviewed 1 week ago

It’s a fairly simple, unfussy little restaurant, blessed with a talented proprietor-chef. Three course, set price menu, unusually good value these days when many Cape restaurants are getting expensive. Very nice food and a short but adequate wine list. We recommend it and would certainly...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank PAUL M
Reviewed 28 December 2018 via mobile

You wont regret coming here. For the price and the three course meal it was 5 stars....you would not find this high quality and price at any place in cpt or jhb.... the story behind this chef is amazing....this is a must visit for anyone...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 19 December 2018 via mobile

Delicious food .The fig dessert was something special. We had a lovely evening with friends. Will definitely be back.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Alta V
Reviewed 5 April 2018

We had starters, main and dessert. The chef, Hendry Olivier, came to greet us and explain his menu. We had livers in a cream sauce and gnocchi for starters. Both were delicious with the gnocchi being absolutely pillowy soft! For main we had rack and...More

Date of visit: March 2018
2  Thank pieringogie
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Although we didn't have a reservation, or previous visit several years ago prompted us to take a chance on getting a table. The restaurant was full, the ambience so warm and guests all enthusiastic about their food. Our meal was deliciously memorable. We all had...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank Leslie L
Reviewed 24 February 2018

This was a repeat visit after our excellent dinner two years ago, we didn't think it was as good this time but what struck us was the similarity of the menu to that of two years ago I think Hendry needs to introduce some new...More

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank woodcol
Reviewed 8 February 2018

This is what we did and immediately liked what we found! The owner/chef was trained in La Motte in Franschhoek so his dishes were beautifully presented as were the tables. The clientele, proved a capricious lot so decided to move outside half way through the...More

Date of visit: February 2018
2  Thank ScottishMyszka
Reviewed 29 January 2018

We really want Hendry to do well at The Olive Branch. When everything is on form then it is excellent but the trouble is it is inconsistent and the organisation is often chaotic. This is the most expensive place to eat in Prince Albert, 20%...More

Date of visit: January 2018
1  Thank reef-bore
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Prince Albert is always a very good attraction for overseas guests. I have taken many a visitor there and they all loved it.This time i had visitors from Germany visiting and I started working out a nice itinerary. I booked a table at Hendry's restaurant,...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Retha2013
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Although the background story of Hendry is absolutely incredible and inspiring and much kudos to him for making it through such hardships but unfortunately his food is less inspiring. If you like plain cooked simple food then maybe this is the place for you but...More

Date of visit: January 2018
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