Olive & Oil

Olive & Oil

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+27 31 765 6214+ Add website
Hours
Sun
12:00 - 19:00
Mon
12:00 - 21:00
Tue
12:00 - 22:00
Wed
12:00 - 22:00
Thu
12:00 - 22:00
Fri
12:00 - 22:00
Sat
12:00 - 22:00
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Ratings and reviews
4.0
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Travellers' Choice 2020

RATINGS
Food
4.4 of 5 bubbles
Service
4.3 of 5 bubbles
Value
4.1 of 5 bubbles
Atmosphere
4.4 of 5 bubbles
Details
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CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, Grill
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
features
Is this restaurant good for local cuisine?
4.0
4.0 of 5 bubbles234 reviews
Excellent
113
Very good
85
Average
22
Poor
8
Terrible
6
Detailed Reviews: Reviews order informed by descriptiveness of user-identified themes such as cleanliness, atmosphere, general tips and location information.

Discover43588520268
Durban1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 couples
Took a chicken salad takeway. Very tough and dry chicken which had pieces of bone in it. Salad 98% lettuce with very little else. Very poor compared to our previous sit-down meal which was fantastic and reviewed as 4 stars only due to very poor service.
Written 23 February 2024
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Chandelier62
Durban6 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 friends
My balsamic chicken was without a doubt the worse chicken I ever had , it was burnt, bitter and tasteless, I told the waiter
Written 11 January 2024
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AlanS
Durban30 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 friends
My golf group with wives ( 20 people altogether ) went to Olive and Oil for our annual Christmas dinner and had a memorable evening ! The service was friendly and attentive and the food was excellent. We ordered from a fixed menu with a choice of 4 starters, 5 mains and 3 desserts. The food came out for all 20 of us on time and perfectly cooked - very impressive ! I had a spanish fillet starter, kingklip and prawn main, and chocolate brownie dessert and they were all excellent. We will be back next year !!
Written 28 November 2023
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Stacey
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 friends
I just love this restaurant. I have been a number of times and it’s always amazing. Superb service Delicious food Children’s room with the most lovely child minder Always accommodating Fantastic!
Written 26 September 2023
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Gilbert Bouic
Mauritius114 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 family
The food was acceptable, the service top but has the feel of a fast food joint. Unfortunately mom ( 88 ) wanted a breakfast dish in the afternoon and was refused due to company policy. Fixed menu with rules has killed the individual innovation that they had before the "chain" came about.
Written 8 March 2023
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Phila D
Johannesburg1113 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022 family
Absolutely brilliant place to eat, and relax with family. The food was exceptional, the service brilliant , the environment welcoming and the price very reasonable. I will definitely be going back
Written 24 October 2022
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Gwendoline l
Durban415 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022 family
Revamped with awesome decor. Great food and service. Very flexible as they always make a special dish for me that is not on the menu. Good wine selection and according to hubby- they have the best pasta in town.
Written 19 October 2022
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Gwendoline l
Durban415 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022 couples
New decor which is really cool. Service and food as good as always, good variety of vegetarian and gluten free options. Mushroom and truffle pasta, and moroccan chicken pasta highly recommended. Nice vibe atmosphere. So glad they open again.
Written 8 July 2022
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Sipho
Durban5 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022 family
With a prior booking, table was not ready, even after 30min my family and I were subject to a make shift table, not adequately set. To make matters worse even when we were seated no-one to take our order. Decided to leave and noone noticed. Poor and unacceptable service
Written 8 May 2022
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GDay1044
Durban1213 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2021 none
This is a pleasant and value for money restaurant with good food – we were here on a Thursday and probably being on the first floor not as busy as those underneath – we had the lunch special a choice of two or three courses – we chose two which included a carafe of wine for R150.00 – efficient and pleasant staff – worth a visit.
Written 27 April 2021
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alant889
Durban68 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2020 none
This is a great family venue situated within the Lillies Quarters complex in central Hillcrest. A quiet venue with an affordable menu. Caters for lunch and dinner and has an open area on the verandah.
Written 31 December 2020
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Kitty2204
Gillitts41 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2020 family
I took my husband out for his birthday as he had visited the one in Westville before and was impressed. Not friendly greeting at entrance. Drinks came quickly but starters took a while. The fried camembert was divine! The mains too a while but they luckily brought the kids' first. Ribs very very disappointing. The sauce just not up to standard. Fish excellent. My husband wanted a special order and because of this his meal was not well prepared. We just asked for a bigger portion of steak so nothing major. But it was rushed. The veg was overcooked. Steak was very soft and perfect. My calamari was tough and dry. Horrible. My g&t was not complete and I didnt even get an apology. We wanted dessert after our meal but I had to eventually get up myself to grab a menu and ask the manager to please call our waiter as he had disappeared. And no, the place wasnt busy. The free icecream for the kiddies is a nice thing to do. I ordered coffee and my husband kahlua pancakes. It took almost 30 minutes to arrive. And we could even taste the kahlua. They did bring him some icecream and a sparkler! I will not return, its really not worth the high prices.
Written 5 December 2020
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YHay-Buchanan
Hillcrest5 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2020 none
Went there specifically as their ribs so highly rated, only to find our they had no ribs available!. Also poor offering for vegans. Nice atmosphere and friendly staff. No management visible.
Written 30 September 2020
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CayleighJade
Hillcrest16 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020 family
Great food ! Great service ! Fantastic area for kids to play ! Definitely recommended. Lunch special runs Monday to Sunday and well worth it
Written 15 March 2020
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DavidBo48
Cape Town Central255 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 family
Took some searching to decide where to eat in Hillcrest. Happy with my choice and that I was give a table I had requested on booking. Service was friendly quick and efficient. The food was very good tasty and well presented. Happy with my venue choice.
Written 25 January 2020
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