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Olive and Oil - Glenwood

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149 Bulwer Road, Durban 4001, South Africa
0312016146
Website
Today
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 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
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Outdoor seating
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 132
    Excellent
  • 70
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 2
    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
Amazing Food

Have been to Olive and Oil a few times with my Family, Friends and with my husband and all occasions the food was simply amazing. The staff have patience with my very active 5 year old which makes the experience even more enjoyable.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
Linda294Dorasamy
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Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Outdoor seating
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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235 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Have been to Olive and Oil a few times with my Family, Friends and with my husband and all occasions the food was simply amazing. The staff have patience with my very active 5 year old which makes the experience even more enjoyable.

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Lisbon District, Portugal
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

It was really great atmosfer,Great food.Nice specials. The Seafood extravaganza on Tuesday is good value. Sunday lunch it is good too.

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Durban, South Africa
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I was invited to a birthday party dinner for around 15 people last week and must say I was suitably impressed. The ambience was great, the food was even better and the service was top notch. Our waiter, Billy Mclean, was fantastic and totally attentive, along with his manager Jiren. They, and all the staff, couldn't do enough for us... More 

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Milan, Italy
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Nice terrace, very good food, a lot of different things on the menu and a good selection of wines. I had an ostrich fillet perfectly cooked and very juicy. Higly recommended!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Lovely setting, great food with a good selection to choose from. Attentive staff with good atmosphere. I like the touch of the Olive and Oil on the table on arrival.

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Iowa City, Iowa
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Our hotel was very close to Olive and Oil so we ended up visiting twice. Both times the food was great and the service was good. The atmosphere is very nice, as well.

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Durban, South Africa
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I absolutely love this restaurant.The service is excellent. Food is amazing. Try the ostrich it is fantastic. Their cocktails are really good and their crème brule was heaven! Will definitely be going back

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Durban, South Africa
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We were a team of 20 that booked for the lunch time special. The lunch time special was for a group of 10. We were not advised that we would not qualify for the special. We were willing to split our group in two tables of 10 each but the attendant refused to entertain this. Well, we ate none the... More 

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Durban, South Africa
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

the friendly waiters ensure that you are attended to from the moment you walk in. the quality of the food was above average with reasonable pricing

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Durban, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Delicious, well prepared food. Freshest ingredients used. Atmosphere was lovely, very relaxing and cosy.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 149 Bulwer Road, Durban 4001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
  • Phone Number: 0312016146

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?