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Olive & Oil

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149 Bulwer Road, Durban 4001, South Africa
27312016146
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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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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Durban, South Africa
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Olive & Oil in Umhlanga. We have been going nearly every Tuesday to the Umhlanga branch as they have a Tuesday special on seafood platters for two. Always an excellent meal with generous portions. However last Tuesday was our last!! The whole atmosphere has changed - is it under new management? Included on the seafood platter was peri-peri steak,which seemed... More 

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Thank 960merrillh
Durban, South Africa
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

On arrival,we were made to feel very comfortable,and after introductions were taken to a table and presented with the menu, our waitress explained the specials of the evening and the menu.I chose the fillet steak and my wife a pasta dish.Whilst waiting for our food, I drank the complimentary spring water and my wife a glass of white wine.My steak... More 

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Thank footprintgas
Durban, South Africa
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I visited this much talked about restaurant and found true to the word the setting and the atmosphere was great. There was a buzz and the surroundings were an absolute attraction. It felt as if we were on holiday with the surroundings of other restaurants and people milling on the pathways outside. The service was great. As for the food... More 

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Thank rpillay2011
Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great food. A varied menu, not too pricey. Excellent service from the waitrons who know the menu well and are able to make recommendations if required. Parking available.

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Thank 671grahama
Durban, South Africa
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This restaurant doesn't disappoint. The service is always efficient and friendly, the environment pleasant and the food good with lots of options. Safe parking with a friendly car guard at the back. No hesitation in recommending this restaurant

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Thank matthewsm808
Queensburgh
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Best time ever wonderful caring staff great service always checking up on you and your meal would recommend to everyone

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Thank Nadine C
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

service is great and the waiters know the menu well. The atmosphere is of fine dining and the table are not on top of each other. The meals are presented well and hot. the waiter is very attentive to our needs

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Thank Sydney P
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is not bad - though not exciting enough to salivate over. I had the ostrich, which was ok but would certainly be better if it didn't taste so bland. Service was attentive but one of our party ordered Diet Coke and was served something different instead. All in all, not quite making the mark.

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Thank Martin C
Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

All i can say is that the service made the meal a awesome lunch outing .The food is always excellent but predictable .Will always return .

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Thank baldandbearded2016
Shanghai Region, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely meal here . The guy serving us was particularly good. Food and wine was excellent. Vegetarian options were very good, certainly a lot better than average.

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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, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Delivery, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
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?