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“KEEP IT A SECRET”
Review of The Olive Tree

The Olive Tree
Ranked #4 of 164 Restaurants in Knysna
Certificate of Excellence
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Olive Tree Restaurant Trading hours; Dinners only, Monday to Saturdays in Season> from 6.30pm till kitchen close at 9pm.
Bucharest, Romania
Level 6 Contributor
216 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“KEEP IT A SECRET”
Reviewed December 27, 2012 via mobile

Cozy sexy little restaurant. Great atmosphere friendly staff. Ellen is great orchestra director keeping the kitchen running and the patrons happy. We tried the Baboki and it was excellent. Fish soup a delight. Kids had Karoo Lamb it was great just slightly over cooked. Catch of the day was super. The highlight was the steak tartare.
Overall the ambience was very intimate and the decor it is like in someone's home.
One note: they could keep the red wines a bit cooler especially in hot summer nights.
Ciao

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Lausanne, Switzerland
Level 6 Contributor
236 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“Dinner in Knysna”
Reviewed December 27, 2012 via mobile

We were a group of six and we had fish, beef tartar and lamb chops and all of us were extremely happy with all dishes.
My fish was very tasty and the vegetable were amazing. Over all I recommend this restaurant to all people who love food

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1 Thank Guido U
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Level 5 Contributor
69 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“So tasty!”
Reviewed December 18, 2012

We had a one of the best chicken dish we ever had! So tasty, so creamy and yammy! Nice little atmosphere and staff are very nice too! Highly recommended!

Visited December 2012
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1 Thank Le-Cabanon
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Knysna, South Africa
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“"Local Secret"”
Reviewed December 18, 2012

I wish I could say that this treasure is still only a local secret but it has become famous and even the locals have to stand in line ..... :) Excellent service and excellent food!!! Every bite is worth it. The owner has her hand on every fine detail. (Best fillet in town!)

Visited November 2012
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Leighton Buzzard
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“A "Delight!"”
Reviewed December 14, 2012

This is a small restaurant in, ar first sight, humble surroundings. It serves excellent food. Be aware, you need to book in advance. Diners are served, in turn, as they arrive. The Menu is delivered to your table on a mobile blackboard - and there's plenty of choice. Ellen is excellent and the staff were well trained. If you like your food and a relaxed and welcoming ambience, you will pleased you followed this and the many previous recommendations.

  • Visited November 2012
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