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Shop 19a, Lillies Lifestyle Centre, Hillcrest, South Africa
031 765 6214
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Today
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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  • 42
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
. Still one of the best

Took friends from the UK for Dinner and they were over awed by the experience. The guys had steak cooked to perfection and the ladies had seafood delightful! Staff very friendly and attentive. Well done keep it up.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 11, 2015
Peter M
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Hillcrest, South Africa
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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68 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Hillcrest, South Africa
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Took friends from the UK for Dinner and they were over awed by the experience. The guys had steak cooked to perfection and the ladies had seafood delightful! Staff very friendly and attentive. Well done keep it up.

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Durban, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015 via mobile

Went to O&O Hillcrest for Lunch and the food was amazing the bruchetta very nice, I had the fillet santorini was cooked to perfection. My son had the Smashed Corriander Chicken which he thoroughly enjoyed. The service was good, we were served by Wandile who was nice but could have checked up on us a bit more but still nothing... More 

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Kloof, South Africa
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

what a delightful spread - set menu with choice of mains.The staff were excellent, keeping us advised of the progress at all stages. two of us had Pork Roast Belly!!!! to die for and one had the Fillet - superb. Well done to all at Olive & Oil for a superb meal and atmosphere!!

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Durban, South Africa
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We were guests amongst +-30 diners last night to celebrate a friends' birthday. The waiters did a remarkable job, very efficient & attentive which frankly was a very pleasant surprise as we were such a large & demanding group. The food was really good, my steak cooked to perfection although the veg were meagre & unappetising. Starter was not as... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Beef carpaccio was cut to thick and almost frozen. Compared to Primi it was not good value for money.Fillet was a very poor cut, with sinew. The truffle mash was devine! Creme brûlée was not set. Service was good and atmosphere was lovely but sadly very disappointed in the food.

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Durban, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Excellent food and service. Very friendly reception. Waitrons are very friendly and knowledgeable of the menu and specials

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Durban, South Africa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Very pleasant venue, only disadvantage is the stairs as no lift to the venue, so rules it out when taking elderly clients out. Great specials, especially the Seafood platter for two , very good value for money and really delicious. Definitely would strongly recommend also the lunch special with glass of wine.

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Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Quiet and enjoyable early dinner experience. Friendly, well trained staff. The food ordered arrived as ordered. The dessert - warm Italian chocolate cake is a MUST!!!! Great restaurant.

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Durban, South Africa
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

The new Lunch special menu will wet anyones appetite! Starters - Chicken livers, fish cakes etc in generous portions. The main - fillet steak, mushroom sauce with veg and roasted potatoes cannot go wrong! I had the 2nd of main course choice, 6 plump prawns on rice with garlic, chilli and parmesan cheese = table extra's No charge! Dessert -... More 

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2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

We dropped by for lunch on a Monday in October. I decided on a vegetarian dish while the rest of the family had meat dishes and certainly a variety. Every dish was so well prepared and even the children cleaned out their plates.They also had great specials.Loved their olives and yet I don't usually fancy them.It's what's they put in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Shop 19a, Lillies Lifestyle Centre, Hillcrest, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Hillcrest
  • Phone Number: 031 765 6214

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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