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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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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (32 reviews)
“steak” (47 reviews)
“focaccia” (9 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 22:00 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
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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 591 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My only gripe was that we didn’t book so we were placed in the private dining room by ourselves, even though there was a table open the whole evening in the main dining area.That said, it was great to get individual attention and private conversation....More

Thank WCPT
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 4 weeks ago

I have reviewed this restaurant and its sister outlet in Glenwood previously with some high praise - my last visit a business lunch with 5 pax was a disappointment - service was ok but two of our meals were not up to standard - firstly...More

Thank GDay1044
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When I recently had to travel for business I decided to check out some local restaurants. Upon reading all the reviews about Olive & Oil reviews I couldn't resist a visit. And I can promise everything you read is true. Good food, service and a...More

Thank Christel L
Reviewed 10 July 2018

I loved everything that was put in front of me - from the pasta to the tastiest creme brulee. I am a regular at Olive and Oil.

Thank Valene G
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We have frequented O & O well over 100 times since they opened . The food is outstanding and so is the service. The selection is very large and the food was prepared to our fancy. Strongly recommend this place.

Thank Mike K
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

We visited on a wet night, and the welcome we got was excellent. Our children were delighted with the kids area. Food was delicious. I had the gamberi con panna, with just the right amount of chilli! Would definitely go back when next in the...More

Thank Sandy1038
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Oliave and Oil is a family restaurant with delicious food, great staff and a fantastic ambiance. They cater for many tastes and is s great place to celabrate an occasion.

Thank DayaFamily
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Friendly staff, nice setting and great food indeed. All we had with my partner was outstanding. Looking forward to visit again

Thank Phumzile Phumel... M
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Olive and Oil does everything a little bit better. The pleasant ambience is improved by beautiful background music. The well trained and professional waiters are never seen but always around. The food is simply exquisite. Olive and Oil remains our Umhlanga favourite, and reasonably priced!

Thank francoisroux10
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Questions & Answers
Karin V
26 July 2018|
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Response from Valene G | Reviewed this property |
There is a lunch special at the Glenwood branch but not sure about Umhlanga.
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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
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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