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Olive and Oil - Glenwood

149 Bulwer Road, Durban 4001, South Africa
0312016146
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Ranked #14 of 350 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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English first
Durban, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

My 3 girlfriends and I always go a new place once a month. Olive and Oil was our choice for October. I love the outdoor/patio space. We ordered the sea-food platter ,butternut ravioli and vegetable stir-fry. Food was delicious. Seating is a bit too cramped inside... Over-all we had a great time...staff was very patient,we did not know closing time... More

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jhb
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

we really enjoyed the food, totally delicious. I had the stuffed chicken breast which was amazing. my husband really enjoyed the a la olio (sp) prawn linguine. kids had a delicious focaccia. at first we were a bit dismayed at the tiny kids room but actually it filled up with kids in no time and my children (3 and 6)... More

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Durban, South Africa
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Two recent visits did not disappoint but glad we were not picking up the tab as it is rather pricey. Wide selection offered to suit all palates but rather a good all rounder than excelling in any particular food group or speciality so certainly not a first choice of mine.

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Durban, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Recently had lunch here and was very disappointed. I had "tempura" style prawn starter which was extremely oily and a bit soggy. For mains I ordered a sole as there was no line fish and I think Kingklip tastes like cardboard. Also a huge disappointment, apart from the fact that it was dry, it was extremely small - definitely not... More

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Durban, South Africa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The meals are reasonably priced and really tasty. The service was awesome. We had a 80th birthday here and the service we received for such a big table was great.

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johannesburg
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I have heard so much about Olive and Oil; it really is very popular. We went there at the end of the week. Service is excellent. Prices, however, are woefully exaggerated for the quality and quantity of the food. Beware the cheaper of the two seafood platters (name escapes me): I would advise the menu designers to indicate clearly that... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Olive and Oil Glenwood does not only have scrumptious food, it also has very professional service oriented staff. I have no less than 3 lunch meetings and one dinner at this restaurant and still have more visits to do. My friends now know about this restaurant. I will be sampling it again with my friends on 16/9/2014.

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Saint John, Canada
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49 reviews 49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Great place to eat if you are in the Glenwood area. Menu is decent as is the quality of the food. Comparing the current experience to that of a few years ago, I do think they are better than what they were. Service is somewhat slow, something that is not new, but better than what it used to be. If... More

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Tromso, Norway
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The best food I´ve tasted in a long time, couldn't get enough of it! Definitely recommend this restaurant, excellent service!

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Durban
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Food was great and the service was very good. There was the regular menu and a lunch menu which was great as an alternate option. It is the only restaurant in the area which is suitable to entertaining business associates.

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