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Olive & Oil - Umhlanga Restaurant

15 Chartwell Drive | Shop 19, Chartwell Centre, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
+27 31 561 2618
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good40%
  • 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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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service was great. Thanks Sibu. Management are visible and proactive when needed. Food was lovely. We will be back.

Thank Adrian L
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Lovely setting, wide choice on menu and attentive staff. Made to feel very welcome without being informal. Food was very good, recommend Camembert in filo pastry and as main course Ostrich steaks😋😋😋. This should be on your agenda if you stay here in Umhlanga rocks.

5  Thank Hugh C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant has recently had a facelift ( well since the last time I went) and they have updated and enlarged their play area. They have added a Fooze table and an Air hockey table in the play area. The food was tasty and the...More

Thank evgenia252015
Reviewed 1 week ago

Olive and Oil Umhlanga has always been a firm favourite for years. Every time we been we always happy to go there and are always happy when we leave. The service from the staff over the years although changes, but always professional and yet caring....More

Thank ShanthaP10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great table on the outside deck and ordered ostrich carpaccio, seafood platter, a bottle of wine. The seafood platter was very average. Calamari was chewy. Mussels were smothered in cream. The service was perfect.

Thank evan_h20s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is situated on the second floor in the heart of Umhlanga 'village'. Great if you don't want to be in the middle of of all the weekend pub noise. I found the inside of the restaurant extremely stuffy and crowded. We almost didn't...More

Thank Rollingstone2000
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A well appointed restaurant in the heart of Umhlanga village. The service was excellent the night we went and the food well presented and flavoursome. A very popular destination so booking recommended.

Thank Jocelyn S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whenever we are down in Ballito we make a point of having lunch or dinner at this restaurant at least twice during our 2 week stay. The food is fantastic and at a reasonable price, good value for money in my opinion. We also tend...More

Thank sandradorosariomt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had lunch with a group of Guesthouse Owners - invited by Sally from Olive & Oil as a networking exercise. Food was delicious as usual. Service excellent. So good to KNOW that you will never be disappointed. Really great Restaurant. Perfect location - lots of...More

Thank CarolHanssen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love Olive and Oil - and have done so for many years. They are exactly what they say they are. A wonderful restaurant with fresh, delicious food and a varied menu with something for everyone. It is necessary to book for dinner as it...More

Thank Christelle W
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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
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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