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Shop 19a, Lillies Lifestyle Centre, Hillcrest, South Africa
031 765 6214
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Ranked #2 of 22 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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Kloof, South Africa
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
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38 reviews 38 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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 via mobile

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
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49 reviews 49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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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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82 reviews 82 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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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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