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Olive & Oil

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” (33 reviews)
“steak” (45 reviews)
“focaccia” (8 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 15:00 Hours
Steakhouse, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
15 Chartwell Drive | Shop 19, Chartwell Centre, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Olive & Oil
1. If only there was one in UK
"What a lovely restaurant. Nice refurb, Great staff. Kids very happy"
Kate K
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2. Best restaurant in Umhlanga
"It was the best food we had in the area in our two weeks on holiday."
Leonie G
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3. Great menu at reasonable price
"excellent menu with very pleasant staff and wines at reasonable prices"
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1 - 10 of 569 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nice food, good service but could be better value for money. Just on the street with plenty of other restaurants to chose from

Thank shaneo482
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 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time yesterday 08/03/18 at Olive & Oil restaurant at Umhlanga last evening. The two kids enjoyed the play area too. The service was courteous and personal. The seafood was out of this world - delicious and tasty - soft and melting...More

Thank Seevali D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very pleasant evening. Food lovely and the service was excellent. Definitely recommend this restaurant.

Thank DebGuy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was OK. We had a mixture of starters and mains, ranging from mussels, linguine, through steak, and lamb. All were OK. Service was attentive and good.

Thank TheJazzheal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked a business dinner at the Olive & Oil in Umhlanga. I ordered a vegetarian dish - Starter - Camembert Ciabatta ; Main - Mushroom Stack. Good ambiance, friendly waiters and wonderful food.My business colleagues enjoyed the dinner and had a wonderful evening. Safe and...More

Thank Sewpersads
Reviewed 11 February 2018

We had a wonderful time at Olive and Oil. Great food and an excellent crew. The food was very fresh and well prepared. Besides the food, the beverages were also of very high quality. Good variety wines. Thanks for having us and can't wait to...More

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 8 February 2018

Food was wonderful. Service was lovely. Prices good and no long waiting time. Not the most cosy place but superb to sit on the veranda for a lunch!

Thank bjoerkman
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Party of eight ,great service the food was excellent great ambiance ,everyone enjoyed their meals which is unusual Will definitely return

Thank Lepisdore
Reviewed 24 January 2018

On the Upper story, tucked into the corner of a car park, it would be very easy to miss this outstanding little restaurant. I found it via Tripadvisor. The food was delicious, our server very knowledgeable and of course, the wine was great! I had...More

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11 August 2016|
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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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
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12:00 - 15:00
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12:00 - 15:00
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18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
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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