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The Olive Terrace

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22 Van der Stel Street, Tulbagh 6820, South Africa
023 230 0071
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: The Olive Terrace Bistro & Lounge Bar at Tulbagh Hotel: open 7 days a week...
The Olive Terrace Bistro & Lounge Bar at Tulbagh Hotel: open 7 days a week for breakfast lunch and dinner. The a la carte menu is a celebration of South African flavours and locally sourced seasonal fruits and vegetables. All our dishes are prepared in our own kitchen; from sauces to sorbets!
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  • 96
    Excellent
  • 51
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Delicious time

Lovely staff and absolutely tasty food! Using local products at their best. Perfect place for a romantic dinner.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
Sylwia D
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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166 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Sandton, South Africa
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

stunning outdoor seatingb area, great freindly and welcoming staff, service extremely slow and not up to standard, my steak was overcooked dry and tasteless, and found it expensive

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Lovely staff and absolutely tasty food! Using local products at their best. Perfect place for a romantic dinner.

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Outstanding place. The restaurant has a lovely welcoming atmosphere and fantastic food! Absolutely pleasure going back to this place.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We ate breakfast, lunch and dinner here, and each meal was a delight. Some of the highlights were sorbets made from wine grapes, merlot, shiraz and sauvignon blanc-how unusual and very tasty. Ice cream made in house from freshly picked figs and local honey. Homemade bread and tapenade. The staff always had genuine smiles and knew the menu and wine... More 

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Teddington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Awesome restaurant with superb staff and service and food that competes with any menu in the world. A must when in tulbagh!

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I have been privileged to eat a few times at this restaurant. Service 10/10 food 10/10 atmosphere 10/10 A not to be missed dining experience

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London, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

The restaurant was really really good, I ate there many times during my stay in Tulbagh and each time I was delighted with the meal. The service is impeccable and the staff friendly and very helpful.

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Enjoyed several excellent meals at the Excellent food at the Olive Terrace. Nothing was too much trouble, very attentive and interested staff. Clearly this is a very popular dinner spot!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Excellent service. Amazing food. Definitely a winner and would definitely recommend all hungry tummy`s

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We had to wait pretty long for the food. The hamburger seemed to be cooked rather than panfriend or grilled.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 22 Van der Stel Street, Tulbagh 6820, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Tulbagh
  • Phone Number: 023 230 0071

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: African

Description

The Olive Terrace Bistro & Lounge Bar at Tulbagh Hotel: open 7 days a week for breakfast lunch and dinner. The a la carte menu is a celebration of South African flavours and locally sourced seasonal fruits and vegetables. All our dishes are prepared in our own kitchen; from sauces to sorbets!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?