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Olives & Plates

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WITS West Campus _ Empire Road | North Gate Entrance 7, Johannesburg 2000 , South Africa
+27 11 717 9365
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We participated in a birthday lunch celebration and the food, service and the place was amazingly perfect.

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Thank Julia M
Johannesburg, South Africa
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31 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

The food served in this restaurant is always good and service has always been good at all times.My family and I have eaten here on many occasions and have never been disappointed . The Menu is varied and caters for all tastes.

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Thank Ingvar P
Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great setting, quiet, great service, peaqceful and tranquil. Felt like we were at a restaurant/winery in Stellenbosch

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Thank 469rodb
Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Our lunch at Olives & Plates on the west campus of WITS was quite average. The service was slow, but our food was good. The menu is probably too extensive to do justice to all the dishes.

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Thank Hooggenoeg
Johannesburg, South Africa
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Very interesting food selection, and good presentation and very tasty. In a very relaxed atmosphere and pleasant surroundings in a Cape Dutch House. Staff extremely friendly and efficient. Cakes baked on site and are delicious. Although they are not open for dinners and Sunday lunch on a regular basis, they will open for exclusive occasions only for a Sunday lunch... More 

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Thank miriamml2015
Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Olive and Plates has a good variety of freshly prepared food available at all time. Just their prices have escalated recently - however - still a good meal at a fair price.

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Thank Durenn
Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Of all the places that I have eaten breakfast at in Joburg, nothing comes close to Olives & Plates. The food is world class, and the prices are so reasonable, they really don't match the quality that's delivered. The atmosphere is tranquil, whether you sit inside or out, and you really do feel like you are not in joburg, but... More 

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Thank Duwayne d
Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The venue is extremely quaint and relaxing. The service is excellent and matched the food that was very tasty and beautifully presented.

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Thank Aubrey L
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The restaurant serves a wide range of menu items. The Cape Dutch style building is spacious and you can enjoy a lovely meal seated inside or outside. Prices are very reasonable and the desert table has a variety that you can only dream of. Have been here on a few occasions and always enjoyed their lovely food and friendly service.

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Thank Louisedpreview
Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Good food, tasty! Great variety and well presented... can recommend it for any function or get together ...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: WITS West Campus _ Empire Road | North Gate Entrance 7, Johannesburg 2000, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 717 9365

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?