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Olive & Oil - Umhlanga

15 Chartwell Drive | Shop 19, Chartwell Centre, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
+27 31 561 2618
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (45 reviews)
“pasta” (27 reviews)
“focaccia” (6 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
15 Chartwell Drive | Shop 19, Chartwell Centre, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Whenever we are down in Ballito we make a point of having lunch or dinner at this restaurant at least twice during our 2 week stay. The food is fantastic and at a reasonable price, good value for money in my opinion. We also tend...More

Thank sandradorosariomt
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Lovely setting, wide choice on menu and attentive staff. Made to feel very welcome without being informal. Food was very good, recommend Camembert in filo pastry and as main course Ostrich steaks😋😋😋. This should be on your agenda if you stay here in Umhlanga rocks.

5  Thank Hugh C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had lunch with a group of Guesthouse Owners - invited by Sally from Olive & Oil as a networking exercise. Food was delicious as usual. Service excellent. So good to KNOW that you will never be disappointed. Really great Restaurant. Perfect location - lots of...More

Thank CarolHanssen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love Olive and Oil - and have done so for many years. They are exactly what they say they are. A wonderful restaurant with fresh, delicious food and a varied menu with something for everyone. It is necessary to book for dinner as it...More

Thank Christelle W
Reviewed 1 week ago

i feel the food is bland, especially the prawns. i did like the pasta but its not worth returning to

Thank RiSan03
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were referred to Olive and Oil by one of the locals and decided to check it out. What a great evening - the food was really good, the atmosphere great and the service excellent amd friendly. Made our vacation weekend special - check it...More

Thank Hanlie_LovingLife
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quick and delicious lunch. Tasty fresh products. Nice choice of dishes. On the main street, nice terrace.

Thank 630zitak
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have not been here in years and must say it was amazing to see how much it has changed. The PIZZA is a MUST! and ask for LINDA her service is amazing!!! Thank you Linda for your personal service. And thank you for the staff...More

Thank Denise E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious food and good wine list. Very friendly and professional service and a very pleasant manager. The olives on the table are a nice touch and very tasty. Lovely atmosphere. A really good evening all round.

Thank 140,361
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always a pleasure. The set menu for lunch is good value and variety is more than adequate . Staff tries hard and service very good. If you want a meal away from the hustle and bustle, but close enough to observe the social activities ,...More

Thank Nick J
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What do u charge for corkage
11 August 2016|
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Response from Olivia_Neft | Property representative |
Hi Ruth. We charge R40.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Chartwell Drive | Shop 19, Chartwell Centre, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Umhlanga Rocks
  • Phone Number: +27 31 561 2618
  • E-mail
Whatever the occasion, when dining at Olive & Oil, we aim to imbue our Guests with a sense of well-being and comfort. Our friendly staff will be on hand to indulge you with the finest traditions of the Mediterranean – exceptional food and unrivaled hospitality.
Our motto is simple; comfortable food made exceptionally well!
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