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“Phantastic food, most friendly host”
Review of The Olive Tree

The Olive Tree
Ranked #8 of 179 Restaurants in Knysna
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Olive Tree Restaurant Trading hours; Dinners only, Monday to Saturdays in Season> from 6.30pm till kitchen close at 9pm.
Reviewed November 2, 2013

The steaks and salads are delicious! Mrs. Ellen, the host, is very helpful in choosing the meals and gives best recommendations for the suiting wines.

Thank sunnyFreiburg
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Reviewed November 1, 2013

We had an excellent dinner here and easy to tell Ellen is passionate about her restaurant. We had the spring rolls and a house salad to start and oven baked fish and chicken and prawn curry to follow. All were bursting with flavour and generous portions. Washed down with a lovely sav blanc and all at a very reasonable price. Def one we would visit again.

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Thank katie26
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Reviewed October 29, 2013

If you are traveling South Africa's Garden Route, a stay that requires dinner in beautiful Knysna (Nize Na) is a must. The Olive Tree, run by owner Ellen, will not disappoint. Ellen is a warm hostess offering a wonderful menu presented via blackboard at individual tables. Start with the spring rolls ~ and don't expect to get in without a reservation!

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Thank OregonTraveller56
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Reviewed October 24, 2013

Do not ask for a steak well done because you will get a lesson from the owner on how a steak should be cooked. the service is very professional and friendly, reservation is a must

Thank VinceCadoret
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Reviewed October 23, 2013

What a tasty meal in a cute, bistro style restaurant. We were impressed at the good use of seasoning and variety in the menu. The owner is there and staff are friendly and attentive. We don't have a single complaint and had both meat and vegetarian options. Yummy indeed. We would return but of course we live thousands of kilometres away. If you get the chance, eat at the Olive Tree.

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Thank OttawaCatLady
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