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Olive and Oil - Glenwood

149 Bulwer Road, Durban 4001, South Africa
0312016146
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Ranked #8 of 343 restaurants in Durban
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Seafood
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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87% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Dear O&O. We need to have a chat. Your restaurant used to be my absolute favourite place to be and something has changed. I have come to your place twice this year and both times I have been so disappointed with my meals. The first time I invited my mom and I had the captains platter... the linefish was so... More

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Brisbane, Australia
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

My partner and I visited Olive and Oil on our second night in Durban and thoroughly enjoyed it. Very relaxed atmosphere, great food and fabulous service. My partner had the fisherman's platter which was huge and very tasty. I had the beef carpaccio to start which was really yummy and so fresh. Would definitely go back and is particularly great... More

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Durban, South Africa
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

This was a return visit to Olive and Oil and we can honestly say that the restaurant has improved. Our last visit was a disappointment. This time we were served quickly, served by pleasant waitrons and the food was great. The menu could be a bit bigger we thought. We will definitely recommend it to friends.

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Durban, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Had Lunch yesterday at Glenwood Branch. Oh my word, amazingly good is not even enough to say. We had the Dijon Sirloin, cooked perfectly and so tender. And the Parma Chicken which I could not stop eating it was so full of flavour. Even though we were so full we had to try the Sticky Choc Desert and it was... More

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Their pizza are huge, well prepared and exuberantly stuffed with filling. Delicious. I started off with a salad, which was a very tasteful starter. One thing, add some bread to the salad, it goes perfectly with it and as you have left some of the vinaigrette, it is nice to soak your bread with it. That was the only thing... More

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Rustenburg, South Africa
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Our waitress Yvonne was special. Thanks for a wonderful evening. All the way from Rustenburg North West

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Olive & Oil has branches in Glenwood, Kloof, Umhlanga and Ballito and I've eaten at all of them. I must say I enjoy the Umhlanga branch best. A good menu and they also have a speedy lunchtime menu.. Consistently good food!

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Durban, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

This restaurant never fails to impress - although they are running specials one feels like it is a 5 star meal you have ordered, staff friendlyness and attention to details excellent

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Durban, South Africa
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Delicious food full of flavour,great portion size and value for money and a good selection to choose from!Friendly staff & service.Bookings are essential for big groups.Kitchens close b4 10 sadly!A recommended place I dont mind going to again!

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

We attended a school end of year function. Even tho we had booked in advance for h that Friday we waited two hours for our meals and they were either incorrect or cold. I'll never patronise this place again.

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