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Olive & Oil

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149 Bulwer Road, Durban 4001, South Africa
27312016146
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6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had a wonderful meal here, I am traveling solo so just wanted pass some time away with some good food, wine and my book. I had my iPad out taking notes from the book and they were fine with that which pleased me to no end. The young waiter that assisted me was excellent and always offered his advise... More 

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1 Thank olibarnes
Malibu, California
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

They were out of our first choices and what we had was fair, but nothing to write home about. The food in Durban is not that exciting.

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1 Thank kellyp400
Durban, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed dining at this restaurant. The food and service was top notch. The music was perfect and just at the right sound level. As this was a double 80th Birthday celebration we were delighted to receive two sparkling ice-creams for the two birthday boys. Will definitely go back again

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1 Thank mandgpearson
Durban, South Africa
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food and very romantic place. Very clean and welcoming and their set-up is very nice. If you want to propose of any special occasion, then this is the place.

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1 Thank pillaymichelle23
Durban, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A couple of my friends and I recently had lunch at the Olive and Oil Westville, the service, food and ambiance was nothing short of complete "Excellence" french style .... If you looking for a relaxed restaurant to have lunch with busy kids they also have a outdoor play area were youngsters can play in a very safe controlled environment... More 

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1 Thank 578charmainen
Bucharest, Romania
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

O&O features an extensive menu of Greek / med / seafood dishes plus the usual South African fare so plenty of choices. We visited two times during our stay in Durban so had the chance to try a few of the options. If I were to recommend something, it would have to be the escargot in garlic butter. It's listed... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to try this branch of Olive and Oil after eating at the Umhlanga branch. The staff were friendly and accomodating, the food was very tasty and well presented . There is a wide selection of seafood available on the menu along with meat , pasta and a number of tasty vegetarian dishes . There is a parking lot... More 

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1 Thank Brian M
North York
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24 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They have a parking lot reserved for the restaurant which makes it easy to go there. Lots of fish and seafood options on the menu. I had the Fishermans platter - so much food and all of it very delicious, same for the Best of Both Worlds eaten by someone in our party. Service is good, wtaff go out of... More 

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1 Thank Michelle J Mrs J
Durban, South Africa
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Olive & Oil Umhlanga always consistently good. Efficent waitrons and excellent selection on menu. They have a winning formula and owner is always there. 😃

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1 Thank reys139
durban
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

relaxed place, with good food, bring in your friends and enjoy, you will not regret it. Staff is very friendly.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Delivery, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 149 Bulwer Road, Durban 4001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
  • Phone Number: 27312016146
Description
Whatever the occasion, when dining at Olive & Oil, we aim to imbue our Guests with a sense of well-being and comfort. Our friendly staff will be on hand to indulge you with the finest traditions of the Mediterranean – exceptional food and unrivaled hospitality.

Our motto is simple; comfortable food made exceptionally well!

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