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All 31 Kerikeri Restaurants

The Black Olive

45 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri, New Zealand
09 407 9693
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Ranked #14 of 31 Restaurants in Kerikeri
Hours:
Tue - Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Pukekohe, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Lovely food and great service - went with a large group and the staff handled this really well, we all had amazing meals, and a very enjoyable time, the music was great.

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Kerikeri
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014 via mobile

Why, oh why, do people invite me here? And why, oh why, do I agree to go? Am I the only one who has noticed that the food is barely average, and when it's busy, the service is mighty slow too? I guess I need to be more assertive and just say no!

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Kerikeri, New Zealand
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We enjoyed a good meal in pleasant surroundings with a nice atmosphere. Despite it being a Tuesday evening the restaurant was packed - which has to say something about the restaurant from the outset. Other reviewers have mentioned the various rooms at the restaurant - there were three of us and we were seated away from the larger family groups... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Our Kerikeri hosts recommended this restaurant especially on a Sunday night, and we were very happy with the choice. A quiet Sunday night allowed us to enjoy just-right crispy calamari (not overdone, thank goodness), finger licking pork ribs, and a very fresh seafood lemon and herb spaghetti. However the highlight of the meal had to be the banana split with... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

The Black Olive was busy when we ate there this week but we had a table in a room away from the hustle and bustle which was nice. The different areas cater for all sized groups. We just needed a table for two. The salads were very nice as was the rolled chicken. Service was great as well. Pleasant and... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
Top Contributor
112 reviews 112 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We stopped in here on a Sunday night after a big day fishing - we were all exhausted, starving and were well aware that it was 8pm on a Sunday in Kerikeri so our options for food might be limited but the Black Olive happily invited us in even though the kitchen was about to close - we were VERY... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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88 reviews 88 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

We've found Kerikeri not to be the greatest in selection for restaurants. But there are a couple of stand outs. The Black Olive being one of them. You know its good when on a Friday night in winter when most other restaurants are empty or closed, the Black Olive is jammed packed with locals. We ordered pork belly ( which... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Best restaurant for food by miles. Loved it. Thoughtful staff who put us in a quieter area away from a party of teenagers. Loved it.

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Kerikeri, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The Black Olive is one of our local restaurants that consistently serves great food. We like to try different places locally but sometimes come away thinking, "we should have gone to the Black Olive". It's the sort of place we feel comfortable taking visitors to. A good range of meal options. Drinks are the same price you'd pay in many... More

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Kerikeri
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We love to visit The Black Olive if we fancy Ribs. They are very tasty and tender and well priced. The service is always good and staff are very friendly.

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Additional Information about The Black Olive

Address: 45 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri, New Zealand
Phone Number: 09 407 9693
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Kerikeri
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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