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Olive & Oil - Hillcrest

12/16 Old Main Road | Shop 19a, Lillies Lifestyle Centre, Hillcrest 3610, South Africa
+27 31 765 6214
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
12/16 Old Main Road | Shop 19a, Lillies Lifestyle Centre, Hillcrest 3610, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my go to restaurant in Hillcrest, I’ve been and go elsewhere of course, but given the choice, this is where I always want to go. The staff are friendly and know the menu. The grand children always beg to be taken to O&O....More

Thank Sherene S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I celebrated our wedding anniversary with an evening visit to this restaurant. We hadn't been there for about 8 years. The staff were very attentive and efficient and our meals, fillet steak and Tuscan chicken, were cooked to perfection and very tasty....More

Thank ColinAd51
Reviewed 13 October 2017

My husband and I went for the lunch special 2 course for R139.99 each or 3 course for R149.99 including a carafe of wine or beer/cooldrink. Thoroughly enjoyed the lunch so much so that we returned on a Sunday with 2 other couples. On a...More

Thank 7Kathleen7
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Have eaten here often and have yet to have a meal or dining experience that is not above average. From the wait staff to the meal to the wine, always a great time had by all in our various party

1  Thank Dulcie I
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Great menu, friendly staff, lovely ambiance. Pity no elevator / access for people with limited mobility.

1  Thank Currant_Bun1
Reviewed 30 August 2017

My family visited the restaurant after many years. And i must say... its even better and now its a must every month. Absolutely tasty menu. The food is delicious great tasting starters and decadent desserts. You wont go wrong... almost guaranteed that you will enjoy...More

1  Thank bn412
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Great venue in Hillcrest, our entourage of 10 chose just about everything on the menu... ! from a Mexicana Pizza to Gnocchi, generous starters as well.... and Olives ...never seen so many olives on a table... The Italians loved it ;) and probably why it...More

1  Thank NerveEventsSA
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

It was great food with a great Sunday lunch vibe. Had a musician which wasn't intrusive. Perfect melodies to digest the scrumptious meals provided. Plus the staff were excellent and very accommodating. Children friendly environment that the family will love. Sundays u12 eat free with...More

1  Thank manesh n
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

We found a spacious table for 5 on the verandah after guests had enjoyed a chat and refreshments on the comfy couches. It was peaceful and service was great! We all enjoyed our meals from pastas to the chicken dishes, well presented! We love dinner...More

Thank Debbie S
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We had heard and great things about this establishment, so we visited this passed Saturday for lunch with friends. Of the 4 adults main meals, no one classed theirs as great - 2 were ok and 2 were bad. The line fish was so overcooked...More

Thank DaneSalmon
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Peter M
11 February 2015|
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Response from ConciergeSA | Reviewed this property |
Peter, why? Were you disappointed in the past and want to know if it's safe to return? I ate there twice during October 2014 and thought the food was great.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12/16 Old Main Road | Shop 19a, Lillies Lifestyle Centre, Hillcrest 3610, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Hillcrest
  • Phone Number: +27 31 765 6214
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A family based mediterranean restaurant with an emphasis on good quality food value for money and an overall dining experience. Catering for all tastes we do a wide array of dishes from seafood to grills we also cater for children with a kiddies menu
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