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Olive & Oil

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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%
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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 580 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We arrived at 530 pm and where turned away as they only open at 6. I mentioned that online it said 530 and they told me it was a problem and they need to update that.

Thank Bradley G
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 3 days ago via mobile

The Cajun calamari was really good. The prawn fish and squidhead combo was not bad maybe lack a little bit of seasoning. Overall pleasant experience

Thank Marius F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Durban end April and had Internation visitors from Europe, the meal was and atmosphere was awesome. Service fantastic.

Thank 5 802
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous food and child friendly. Lots of choice. Staff are polite, friendly and efficient. Great for families. Very good value also

Thank Christine C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was OK. Kiddies eat for free om Sunday. Poor ventilation inside. Very hot with windows closed, most patrions are of age and therefore windows are kept close. Nice area for kids to play. They do not provide toothpicks with bill. Very average Spur type...More

Thank Danie T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came in without a booking after we were referred to a place that we decided to give a miss. We welcomed and Tony our waiter was quick off the blocks with taking orders. He was very knowledgeable and pretty handy in terms of recommendations...More

Thank Gcina L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I had the pleasure to return to Olive and Oil for lunch on Monday, 9 April 2018. We were warmly welcomed and chose a table outside on the balcony (street facing). From our table we could even see the ocean. We received...More

1  Thank zerwickrenatevictor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying in Umhlanga Rocks for a weeks holiday and was looking for somewhere nice to have a meal. After reading the reviews on this restaurant we decided to give it a try and we were not disappointed. We were met a the door...More

Thank 184david1959
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

22 of us booked a large table over the easter weekend. Being such a busy one we were concerned that the restaurant was quiet- we thought we may have chosen badly but after starters we knew we had hit the jack pot. Everyone’s food was...More

Thank Tionana_mawa
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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
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18:00 - 22:30
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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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