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Olive and Oil

Shop 19a, Lillies Lifestyle Centre, Hillcrest, South Africa
031 765 6214
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Ranked #2 of 21 Restaurants in Hillcrest
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
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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Waterfall, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

The food at Lupa is outstanding but we did find the restaurant very noisy. Downfall, and this is no fault of Lupa, is there are no facilities for disabled persons. Lupa is on the second floor, with no lift, ramp or escalator available.

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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
11 helpful votes 11 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
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41 reviews 41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

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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Johannesburg, South Africa
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80 reviews 80 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Friends took us to this restaurant tonight and we just raved and raved with every bite. The decor was smart and classic and our waiter was sharp and very attentive to our request for food and drinks. My piece of Fillet exceeded all expectation. If I raved any more you would think I'm exaggerating. A full 10 stars from me.

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Cape Town
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I found the service great. Not sure if there was an electrical problem but twice the lights went out and then came on very bright for a second and then back to normal. Probably just something tripping the main board. I had the night's special - grilled Yellowtail crusted in sesame seeds on a bed of stir-fried veges. The food... More 

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Hillcrest, South Africa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Great restaurant and good value for classy food and service. Have visited often since opening and has never been a let down. Variety of dishes are as good as you get anywhere. From Pizzas to seafood or succulent steaks you will not be unhappy as the friendly waiters serve you.

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Durban, South Africa
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49 reviews 49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Olive and Oil Hillcrest doesn't compare to its sister in Umhlanga. Whilst the food was tasty, the serving sizes were small, and the bill big. Service was a bit slow, and this is inexcusable being mid month and not full. Nice location.

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Additional Information about Olive and Oil

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

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