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The Olive Tree

21 Main Street | Woodmill Lane Shopping Centre, Knysna 6571, South Africa
+27 44 382 5867
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb chops” (54 reviews)
“spring rolls” (50 reviews)
“bobotie” (54 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
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LOCATION
21 Main Street | Woodmill Lane Shopping Centre, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 930 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I am slightly wary of posting such a good review of the restaurant in case it gets completely overwhelmed but I have to say that this little place serves the best fillet steak I have had in years and believe me, I am a very...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank suebU7742EM
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Family dinner at Knysna. The restaurant is small and cost, the staff is amazing, cheerful, pleasant, great with kids. The owner was there and took care of everyone! Food is delicious, great steak, very good lamb chops and more great dishes.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank EranF234
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Boboti Springrolls are outstanding. The Beef Fillet was perfectly cocked. Could‘nt be better. Service perfekt. An outstanding experience.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 4413WAR
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For 15 euro we got a perfectly grilled 300g fillet steak and excellent grilled lamb chops. Great portion size, tasty food, attentive waiters. Yes we would go again. From all the crap restaurants in Knysna, this is a real restaurant serving excellent food at very...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank tortuguero123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good value for money in a cozy surrounding in the middle of Knysna. Food was good and service was nice. Overall we can recommend that place.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Martin G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a bistro type restaurant. It was busy and had nice staff. My wife had a lovely tangy fish soup starter and my fillet steak main was excellent. Her main, chicken tagliatelle was pretty stodgy though. As a note to the restaurant -it didn’t...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank danr116
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fabulous dinner here! We would definitely recommend this to all our friends and family!! 🥰 amazing dishes !!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 91niamhl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It take special food to make my mouth water and I got it here. The bobotie spring roll was magic 10/10 . The steak melted in your mouth . Not I huge choice on the menu but being specialist in the ones they have works...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank AlwaysthetruthfromME
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great staff, great food, great hospitality, great mixture of relaxed casualness and romantic dining atmosphere!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank janbernds2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We liked this place so much the first time we went back a few days later. Be sure to book because both times people who had not were being turned away. Simple menu, that caters for everyone, lamb chops to die for and mouth watering...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Bunkercellar
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swa24
4 October 2018|
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Response from 590yolandas | Reviewed this property |
No it is not halal
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Pilot853
31 January 2017|
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Response from John P | Reviewed this property |
Unknown. Better to phone when you get there. It's only a small restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
18:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
18:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
18:00 - 21:30
Thursday
18:00 - 21:30
Friday
18:00 - 21:30
Saturday
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Main Street | Woodmill Lane Shopping Centre, Knysna 6571, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Knysna
  • Phone Number: +27 44 382 5867
  • E-mail
Description
Olive Tree Restaurant Trading hours; Dinners only, Monday to Saturdays in Season> from 6.30pm till kitchen close at 9pm.
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