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“A lovely, relaxed setting”

The Olive House Restaurant and B&B
Price range: $7 - $17
Cuisines: European, International, Croatian
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed November 27, 2012

The Olive House is a lovely, relaxed little restaurant. The Czech owner displays works of local artists (for sale). Decor is gorgeous and most of it set out in the quaint and characterful garden, complete with hammocks and lanterns in trees. Menu is Czech inspired but other options are available. Accommodation also available on site. Perfect for lazy brunches, lunches and dinner!

Thank linsyCapeTown
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Reviewed November 19, 2012

The place is lovely decorated. It is a nice athmosphere and the choices of give aways is of high quality. The staff is friendly and helpful

Thank Christina S
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Reviewed November 15, 2012 via mobile

Really enjoyed our meal in the Olive House. The food was excellent - we had the goulash and the babotie - and we were warmly looked after by the host and hostess. Great ambience too - lovely relaxed garden setting. Our favourite meal in Montagu - and there was some very stiff competition!

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Thank JonP77
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Reviewed November 11, 2012

Having been disappointed twice before, we tried to give this establishment another chance. AND IT WAS MY BIRTHDAY! Twice before did we have to go and fetch the staff in the kitchen to show us our table! This time was no exception. The table was set for three, not for two and the third place setting never removed. When the waitress dropped a knife it was easy to grab one from the third setting......the reason for place no. 3?
Having had the Kroation ?? platter before, it turned out to be lots of bits and pieces which all tasted the same! Go for the fish, which according to the owner was fresh. The West Coast Soul sounded scrumptious. I was hungry and looking forward to this treat. The place was quiet so this time we did not have to wait 45 minutes. My fish looked a bit burnt as if the pan was too hot. THE SOUL TURNED OUT TO BE RAW. My asumption: Cooked half frozen. It was taken off the bill, nothing suggested to still my hunger. The dessert menu was pathetic. My birthday party was a flop! The attitude of take it or leave it in Montagu is unacceptable - there is too much competition. I get the feeling that locals can be treated differently to guests where nationalities stick together! This attitude is going to backfire!.

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Thank Kosie H
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Reviewed November 7, 2012

After reading some reviews on TA about this restaurant we decided to try The Olive House and we were not disappointed. We had our meal in the outside yard where a huge tree covers the whole area .My husband and I had a very generous grilled sole with vegetables. It was really tasty and cooked to perfection.The wine list, selection has however room for improvement. As the evening became a bit cooler, Kati brought knee blankets. Very friendly management and lots of paintings from local artists displayed. Free Wi-fi . We will come back again and recommend a visit to this friendly, informal and affordable restaurant.

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Thank sollymolly
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