We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
$25 Amazon.com Gift Card Get yours when you book a hotel on TripAdvisor and review your stay!

Olive & Oil

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
149 Bulwer Road, Durban 4001, South Africa
27312016146
Website
Today
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
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
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

375 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 361: English reviews
Durban, South Africa
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW 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. 😃

Helpful?
Thank reys139
durban
Level Contributor
10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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

Helpful?
Thank nyailemc
Durban, South Africa
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The individual that made us feel great, welcome & hospitable was the waiter. We want ed to sit inside but was advised no booking hence we can sit outside, that was really unpleasant & a bit rude,customers should be treated as reserved & first come basis. However, it was the waiter that change my feelings & assisted with making the... More 

Helpful?
Thank kershk
Durban, South Africa
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Olive n Oil is an outstanding restaurant for a quiet and intermit dinner e.g. an anniversary dinner shared between partners! Food is outstanding and inexpensive with great service to top it all. I find it an added bonus to do a bit of shopping below the restaurant at Woolies, before making our way home. This has become our favourite place... More 

Helpful?
Thank Troy48
Drakensberg
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had overseas friends with us and they suggested wanting a few different kinds of foods and that is exactly what we got.Pasta for this kids,seafood for the mom,perfect steak for the dad and even photographed the beautiful wine so they could take a few bottles back to the USA.

Helpful?
Thank louannalardantl
Durban, South Africa
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was a couples night out- so Olive and Oil was a mutual choice. For starters a round of the Spicy Fishcakes was selected. All I can say was mmmm..divine...... My main course was the Athena’s Chicken breasts sautéed in a creamy white wine, mushroom and prawn sauce served on parmesan mash and finished with pecorino cheese & spring onions.... More 

Helpful?
Thank Indira G
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had lunch, service was excellent and the food was very good. I enjoyed it. I was there with my friend she also enjoyed her food.

Helpful?
Thank Zamambo
Durban, South Africa
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I made the reservations for my stokvel'LADDIES CLUB'But the treatment was not great even though the food was nice and a bit small.

Helpful?
Thank Mlizwana
Pinetown, South Africa
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great food and excellent venue. We love Oilive & Oil. WE have also been to the Hillcrest Branch, also good.

Helpful?
Thank jilll416
Durban, South Africa
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was good, service good, atmosphere average. I'm a fan of a well balanced restaurant in terms of the food, service and atmosphere being great! This fell short atmosphere wise.

Helpful?
Thank NkuleButhelezi

Travelers who viewed Olive & Oil also viewed

Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
 
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
 

Been to Olive & Oil? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

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
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, Business meetings, Families with children, 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!

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Olive & Oil staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?