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The Olive Restaurant

22 Promenaden Road, Windhoek 9000, Namibia
+264 61 383 890
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb shoulder” (2 reviews)
“bread” (3 reviews)
“carpaccio” (2 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
22 Promenaden Road, Windhoek 9000, Namibia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful restaurant in a beautiful setting. If you can, go there early and enjoy a drink in their lounge chairs and sofas outside. Good variety of food choices. We tried many different dishes, all were very nice. I loved the prawns and the Oryx...More

Thank Axeman21
Reviewed 23 November 2017

I don't usually have breakfast but when i do i expect nothing less than the best. I have been to the Olive a few times and I must say i have never been disappointed. The portion sizes are perfect, the food is absolutely delicious and...More

Thank Philander01
Reviewed 1 November 2017

I generally love coming to the Olive Exclusive cause it hardly ever disappoints. I prefer lunch as it is a very popular for dinner, thus I don't enjoy it as much when it is full. I recommend getting a table on the deck if it...More

Thank Miss_Y_Namibia
RogerWindhoek, Owner at The Olive Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Thanks for your wonderful review of The Olive Restaurant. I'm glad that you could take the time to soak up the relaxed atmosphere and I'm happy service was 'on point'. The burger is my favorite but sometimes they do include a bit too much 'bread'...More

Reviewed 13 October 2017

our first night in namibia and we were pretty tired but this restaurant was just what we needed. beautiful food, beautiful setting (cool modern rather than trad african), lovely wine.

Thank legalchick
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Really enjoyed this restaurant. Great outdoor seating and cool modern decor. Food and service solidly good. A very good value.

Thank JenniferV999
Reviewed 5 September 2017

The service here is always great. They never take longer than 5 minute to come to the table once I am seated. The food hardly ever disappoints but on this occasion it did. I believe it is because I reordered my steak as it was...More

Thank Miss_Y_Namibia
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This restaurant was a very nice surprise on our last day in Namibia. We went for game steak and fish, and both were excellent. We particulary enjoyed the house wine (red and white South African), very good for the price. The service was perfect, providing...More

Thank rro2005MAD
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Although the restaurant is open to the public, on a Sunday evening it looked as if most diners, like us, were also staying at the hotel where it is located. Some TA reviewers have complained about slow service but our experience was at the other...More

Thank LaDolceVita27
Reviewed 31 July 2017

If yo stay at the Olive Grove Hotel, you will most certainly eat there, breakfast, Lunch or dinner. All excellent and fresh food.

Thank Guylangevin
Reviewed 27 July 2017

My wife and I had breakfast and dinner here on two occasions, when entering and leaving Namibia. This is a medium-size, indoor/outdoor hotel restaurant. Neither the menu nor the wine list is extensive, but perfectly adequate for one-night stays. We found that service tends to...More

Thank Zippy22
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$50
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Promenaden Road, Windhoek 9000, Namibia
  • Location: Africa  >  Namibia  >  Khomas Region  >  Windhoek
  • Phone Number: +264 61 383 890
  • E-mail
The Olive Exclusive boasts a quality restaurant featuring a seasonal menu with inventive signature dishes.Enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner in either the relaxed interior, or on the outdoor terrace with wonderful views of the encircling mountains. The fully stocked bar also features a classic selection of fine whisky.Elegant, inspired, always delicious, never formal.
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