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Olive & Oil - Umhlanga

15 Chartwell Drive | Shop 19, Chartwell Centre, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
+27 31 561 2618
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good39%
  • 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 5 days ago

Very attentive waiter, great service and excellent food. Much better service than elsewhere and very reasonably price. Starter itself was quite filling and after mains, had no room for desserts!

Thank russellmob
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 6 days ago

The restaurant was recommended by the owner of Forest Lodge where we were staying and we were not disappointed. Greta food and excellent service. Very popular and of a good standard. Went back twice. Recommended.

Thank henny771
Reviewed 1 week ago

As an American the SA culture around service in restaurants is lacking to put it mildly, however at Olive and Oil, I had the best service and meal. So accommodating with an astute understanding of the menu. Excellent!

Thank Alisha G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very pleasant restaurant. Good waiter and good food - we just ordered simple pasta & pizza. Keen to try salads next time Good restaurant for vegetarians Score of 3,5 / 5 Will definitely return

Thank Liz B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The evening was warm and the food superb. This restaurant provided a wide range of choices that catered for everyone's taste. The meals were excellently prepared and the portions were enormous...sharing of meals were allowed. To top of this lovely family outing was the extremely...More

Thank varthiereddy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We normally go to the olive and oil at Glenwood. This was our first time at Umhlanga. We love olive and oil, everything is done to perfection. its great to know that the quality and excellence is consistence at both branches.

Thank Diveena
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came back to Durban after 6 years, and somehow things changed at Olive & Oil. From being one of the best choices, now it is just a so-so restaurant . The tables are all cramped, there is hardly any room to walk in between...More

Thank Erika U
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant was buzzing and busy the whole evening.The food was of an exceptional quality. We shared a mediteranian mezze platter and an aubergine and lentil stack. Each was exceptionally tasty and well prepared. What a delicious treat! Deserts were suitably decadent and coffee was...More

Thank Caryn B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is great for a casual evening out, great food and service. We eat here three times during our stay in Umhlanga, nice choice of food always had specials. Nice wines. Reasonable.

Thank southafricafan_9
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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, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
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
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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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