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The Olive Bistro

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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About
Our Times: Monday - Closed Tue-Sat - 11:00 - 23:30 (Gate closes at 21:30) Sun - 11:00 - 17:00 (Gate closes at 14:30)
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Italian, Bar, Pizza, Mediterranean, European
FEATURES
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Table Service
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Mediterranean inspired cuisine, quality ingredients and freshly prepared dishes in a relaxed and unpretentious environment. Highly recommend this one!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Heidi S
Reviewed March 1, 2019 via mobile

Visiting the Olive Bistro on numerous occasions this visit was very disappointing with quality of certain food items to drop. The toppings of the pizzas are paper thin. We had the Namibian pizza. The Eisbein was over fried or a previously leftover one was reused....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank HeinrichZ21
Reviewed February 25, 2019 via mobile

Tried to enjoy a rare night out with my husband last Saturday evening. Arrived at 8pm just to be told your waiters are spinning and you would rather not take any more customers than to have a negative review. I counted 7 open tables... I...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Elmari K
Reviewed February 15, 2019 via mobile

We really enjoyed our first experience and will definitely return for more. Relaxed vibe with cool garden setting under palm trees. Unique Bar!

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank ADSaaiman
Reviewed February 11, 2019

The Olive Bistro has moved to a larger location. I love the new location and how they have been renovating the inside portion of the restaurant and deck and slowly they are renovating the outside area. I love it as it is now. The outside...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Leane B
Reviewed February 6, 2019 via mobile

Enjoyable little bistro with excellent food. Giant Jalapeño poppers and the Turkish delight Gin was a winner.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank LorindaSinclair
Reviewed January 17, 2019

Although their new location does not have an oak tree, it is still my favorite lunch spot in Durbanville. Food always good and service to match.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank liesbets6609
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

While visiting Cape Town, my cousins took me to the The Olive Bistro at their new premises. It is a lovely place, away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Excellent service, and scrumptious food. Big portions, well priced and fresh ingredients. The food...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Nelda07
Reviewed January 9, 2019 via mobile

We have visited The Olive Bistro on a few occasions before, but this particular evening we were pleasantly surprised by the well prepared and presented food. The Namibian pizza with generous toppings is highly recommended. We also had the Eisbein on order and my other...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank HeinrichZ21
Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

One of the gems of Durbanville. Great atmosphere, food and drink. Great in the winter as well with a cozy fireplace. Love going there.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank botha_christiaan
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