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5 of 5 bubbles Review of The Olive Tree

The Olive Tree
Ranked #5 of 160 Restaurants in Knysna
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: European
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Good for: Families with children, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Olive Tree Restaurant Trading hours; Dinners only, Monday to Saturdays in Season> from 6.30pm till kitchen close at 9pm.
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2013

This restaurant isn't rocking Trip Advisor by accident. The food is amazing. Ellen is brilliant. Just do it.

  • Visited August 2013
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BARCELONA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Excellent meat”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2013

Excellent staff and great meat. The bubuti spring rolls had a bit too much oil for me but they were delicious. The meat was outstanding, specially with the tomato and anchovies sauce.
The way they show and explain the menu is nice, entertaining and very accurate butbit may take some time so if youbgo there just enjoy your time while waiting and relax...

Visited August 2013
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2 Thank ROSER3
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San Jose, California
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77 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
“Great steak, lovely staff”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2013

The manager at the Loft Hotel recommended for us to eat here one night. I thanked her for this awesome recommendation the very next day.

My kids had their most favorite meal in South Africa here, and it was my close second. We had many fine meals in South Africa.

This restaurant was managed by a lovely woman, who would not let us order more than 2 starters, because she was worried that we might be too full to enjoy her wonderful main courses. We negotiated with her to let us order the soup plus the 2 starters.

We had the most delicious steaks here. And my kids know their steaks. The kids loved the butter sauce, and loved that the manager cut their steaks for them. A service I used to provide, but have long stopped.

We loved everything here. Including the vegetable side dish that came with the meal. Everything was carefully prepared, beautifully presented, and simply delicious.

We had a most memorable, and one of the best meals in South Africa here.

I highly recommend this restaurant for those visiting Knysna.

Visited July 2013
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3 Thank HappyTraveler852
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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“The best beef ever!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2013

I just had the best beef in my intire life! Tenderous, in the exactly point that I asked with an amazing sauce!

  • Visited August 2013
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2 Thank Daniel F
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CT
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“cosy and warm restaurant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2013

A small owner run restaurant. It took a while to order as there is only one menu-the chalk board, but it was served in a very efficient manner. Price is not bad for the portion you getting and the quality of it. The owner was very friendly and foods were great! Would definitely recommend it!

  • Visited August 2013
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