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Olive, Greek & Middle Eastern

#326 of 6,879 Restaurants in Hong Kong
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Central
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32 Elgin Street, Central, Hong Kong, China (Formerly Olive)
Name/address in local language
852-25211608
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Today
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
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Macau, China
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187 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Not like those overpowering spicy food difficult to digest... light and fresh, pretty healthy and tasty stuff Great set menu! Really enjoyed it, in the heart of Soho

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Thank crazyguide
Hong Kong, China
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Olive is the restaurant we visited at least once a month and it could be more than 2 times a week if my son is back to HK. For lunch, they are serving the very reasonable priced (around HKD130) set lunch with my beloved coffee. For dinner, although the price range are 2-3 times higher than lunch, but it still... More 

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Thank ROSALSYU
GuestRelationsHK, Guest Relations Manager at Olive, Greek & Middle Eastern, responded to this review

Dear ROSALSYU, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your experience at Olive. We are very happy to read that you enjoyed dining at our restaurant so much. It is very important for us your comments as they make us keep offering a great customer service. Regards. More 

Hong Kong, China
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87 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Came here with a group of friends (at least 10 of us) and the restaurant catered very well for all of us. The food was delicious - the falafels were out of this world. The wines were also very good. Only downside - the restaurant was quite busy so it took a little long for the food to arrive, but... More 

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Thank SvetAndAli
GuestRelationsHK, Guest Relations Manager at Olive, Greek & Middle Eastern, responded to this review

Dear SvetAndAli, Thank you for your comments in relation to your recent dining experience at Olive. We do appreciate you taking the time to advise of your experience as it assists us greatly in ensuring our performance and service standards are maintained at a level that meets guest expectations. Regards. More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate at this resto for the first time,coz usually we don"t like greek food,but when we taste their food esp my kiddos i surprised that i didn"t hear that they"re complaining,We ate chicken souvlaki with tahini mixed with hariza sauce,veg tagine,chicken with spicy sauce,salmon and lamb mousaka,that day of april 10th,we had a great lunch at this place,and the... More 

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Thank Mae M
GuestRelationsHK, Guest Relations Manager at Olive, Greek & Middle Eastern, responded to this review

Dear Mae M, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your experience at Mamasan. We are very happy to read that you enjoyed dining at our restaurant so much. It is very important for us your comments as they make us keep offering a great customer service. Regards. More 

Hong Kong, China
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87 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has a great set lunch during the weekdays and the dinner menu is also very good. Very good lebanese/middle eastern food here. Definitly get the Arab coffee and baklava at the end of the meal.

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Thank Stormie S
GuestRelationsHK, Guest Relations Manager at Olive, Greek & Middle Eastern, responded to this review

Dear Stormie S, Many thanks for taking the time to review your dining experience at Olive. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed dining at our restaurant so much. I will make sure we share your feedback with the entire team as they are pleased to know that guests appreciate their service. Regards. More 

Hong Kong, China
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120 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dropped into Olive for lunch and were pleasantly surprised. This restaurant offers Greek and Middle Eastern food. Although the lighting could perhaps be a little brighter at lunchtime, the ambience was very welcoming. We had a round table for four in the window overlooking Elgin Street. We all decided on the set menu, which offers good value for money.... More 

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Thank Philip N
GuestRelationsHK, Guest Relations Manager at Olive, Greek & Middle Eastern, responded to this review

Dear Philip N Thank you very much for taking the time to review your experience at Olive. We are very happy to read that you enjoyed dining at our restaurant so much. It is very important for us your comments as they make us keep offering a great customer service. Regards. More 

London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Seemed a bit crazy to go to HK and have Greek/Middle Eastern food, but in fact this was one of the best lunches we had. Nice food, (fairly) authentic, well served, good wine list, reasonably priced. Definitely a good lunch stop if you are in the area and seeking something different. r

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Thank rob_feneck
GuestRelationsHK, Guest Relations Manager at Olive, Greek & Middle Eastern, responded to this review

Hello Rob Thank you very much for visiting Olive and sharing your wonderful comments on our food and service. Our team is proud of bringing you delightful dining experience. We look forward to welcoming you back for your next visit. Regards. More 

Shanghai, China
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

All restaurants have fixed time for taking last orders......so they should not welcome guests then!! (Reaching on time of last order) but this restaurant welcomed us & served us drinks & on ordering food we were informed that those dishes are not available......i believe its too rude on the part of management not to inform priorly about this to guests.

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Thank Rickysinha
GuestRelationsHK, Guest Relations Manager at Olive, Greek & Middle Eastern, responded to this review

Dear Rickysinha, Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback on your recent experience at Olive. Firstly let me express my disappointment in hearing that and I promise you that we will thoroughly investigate this matter. Could you please contact us at info@diningconcepts.com so we can discuss further. Regards. More 

Nashua, New Hampshire
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47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Fantastic meal, great wine. Had the shank of lamb and it was shared....I never share!!! I could not have finished it. Hummus n taboluee plate as app was rich, diversive tasting. It is VERY popular with locals. Make a reservation or you will lose out.

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Thank captew
GuestRelationsHK, Public Relations Manager at Olive, Greek & Middle Eastern, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review your experience at Olive. We are very happy to read that you enjoyed dining at our restaurant so much. It is very important for us your comments as they make us keep offering a great customer service. Regards. More 

Hong Kong, China
1 review
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Overall, the food is good and I've been to Olive a few times. This evening however, during a private conversation between me and my friend over dinner, a waiter interrupted my conversation mid-sentence to ask about a personal item of mine that he noticed on the table. He said that he was curious about what that item was since he... More 

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GuestRelationsHK, Public Relations Manager at Olive, Greek & Middle Eastern, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments in relation to your recent dining experience at Olive. We do appreciate you taking the time to advise of your experience as it assists us greatly in ensuring our performance and service standards are going to be improved. Apologies for your disappointing experience, I will make sure to share your feedback with our team. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Greek, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 Elgin Street, Central, Hong Kong, China (Formerly Olive)
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong>  > Central
  • Neighbourhood: Central
  • Phone Number: 852-25211608
Description
Chef Greg Malouf's signature restaurant in Hong Kong

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Central

Neighbourhood Profile
Central
When people think of Hong Kong, most imagine movies with famous skyscrapers dominating the skyline. The area widely known as Central is the major financial hub and entertainment district, which truly lives up to the saying, “work hard, play hard.” Bars stay open late into the night and there just happens to be a street party every weekend. Although everything seems to be operating at lightning speed, Central is full of quiet, hidden gems. Nestled between office towers are wet markets and some of the city’s oldest restaurants dating back to the 1960s. Feeling a bit overwhelmed? Retreat from the crowds by exploring beautifully restored historical buildings and even a green oasis of botanical gardens.
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