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George Road, Wilderness, South Africa
+44 27 877 0731
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10:45 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:45 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene
Description: New restuarant that opened November 09, in place of "potjie" in...
New restuarant that opened November 09, in place of "potjie" in above URL
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Casual relaxed atmosphere

Great place to have a catch up drink with friends. Good selection of craft beer. Food was OK - nothing fabulous but substantial and tasty. Service was excellent - fantastic waiter who couldn't do enough for us. Great for a casual lunch.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Mrst1956
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Brisbane, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great place to have a catch up drink with friends. Good selection of craft beer. Food was OK - nothing fabulous but substantial and tasty. Service was excellent - fantastic waiter who couldn't do enough for us. Great for a casual lunch.

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Thank Mrst1956
Cape Town, South Africa
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

OMW the best food ever! We had fish, calamari and mussels. Very neat and chilled vibe with an upmarket feel to it. Service is great!

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Thank Kareemah1117
Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Blue olive is situate in Wilderness village and offers a lovely deck under the trees. Nice, cool and tranquil. Ideal for a hot summers day. I love to go there not so much for the food but rather because of the venue. Although I never had a bad meal, the food is generally average and so is the service except... More 

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1 Thank pieters920
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The Blue Olive is average. Ordered pasta that was over cooked. Could have been a unlucky moment for the chef off course. The service and location was pretty good. The menu somewhat unorganized and where was the olive? I mean if you name the restaurant The Blue Olive I would have made olive as a part of the menu and... More 

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Thank tabalizer
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Pleasent but really really average and really average food despite the really nice menu offer. Waiter was great and so was the overall restaurant. Prices weren't too bad.

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Thank Rachel L
Berkshire, England
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Greasy tapas. Most choices seemed to have been deep fried. Service was good and choice of wines etc good but there's lots of places to eat around Wilderness so I couldn't recommend this one over the others.

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Thank Pusilla
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a spur- of- the- moment decision as we walked past and the kids suddenly were on the brink of starvation. We really enjoyed lunch. Our food was tasty and fresh, service was great. My wife commented on the good service during our meal, so we were really surprised to see the latest reviews afterwards. We found the staff... More 

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Thank dirkv619
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here a few times before,not bad.But this time the service wasn't that great waiters are trying to kill fires,no management in sight.This place cannot handle large crowds.One would have thought that they would've learned by now to have at least hired another chef to speed things up,waited more than an hour for my food to arrive.

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Thank Naz R
Morrison, Colorado
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our lunch and cocktails. It was busy but not hectic and we felt well taken care of. Good craft beer selection.

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Thank MFP8
Helsinki, Finland
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168 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Their fishcakes tasted like sour dry lumps of pounded fish. Not at all appertizing. The calamari was also soggy and greasy. Beer excellent like the service...

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Thank Nicholas A

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: George Road, Wilderness, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Wilderness
  • Phone Number: +44 27 877 0731

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Spanish, Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Bar scene

Description

New restuarant that opened November 09, in place of "potjie" in above URL
Open Hours
Sunday
10:45 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:45 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:45 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:45 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:45 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:45 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:45 am - 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?