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The Olive Restaurant

22 Promenaden Road, Windhoek 9000, Namibia
+264 61 383 890
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“bread” (3 reviews)
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Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
22 Promenaden Road, Windhoek 9000, Namibia
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11 - 20 of 96 reviews

Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped her for lunch on our way through the city. The service was excellent and the food absolutely delicious. Lovely atmosphere and excellent bathroom facilities. We had an incident with our car and the manager and staff could not be more helpful and went...More

Thank Emma W
Reviewed 16 April 2017

The Olive Restaurant is set on a hill, with great views to the mountains covered in vegetation. The food is absolutely first rate and the service is friendly and efficient. The general atmosphere is calm and relaxed. We had a shrimp dish with a delicious...More

Thank ajnaro
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We were about 10 people for dinner here and the food and wine was delicious and the ambience very pleasant. The staff were helpful but lacked some training and muddled one food order though over-all managed well with our large party. We had a lovely...More

Thank Flea F
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Roomy, breezy and open, enough parking and the space not overfilled with decoration. Food was well presented, menu was diverse and interesting. Simple, but elegant. They have a lunch menu and for evenings an evening menu. Very clever and makes sense. Something for everyone.

Thank Euronovelties A
Reviewed 14 February 2017

REALLY really fresh fish. deeelicious we arrived early as we had reserved a table because we hadn't seen land for 10 days & thought everyone would want a change . Not necessary. the waitress was so friendly & interesting to talk to. We shall return...More

1  Thank helengQ8778IS
Reviewed 16 January 2017

I was very excited to go and try out The Olive Restaurant, as the menu seemed promising. Unfortunately the whole experience was sub par to say the least. Our waitress was very welcoming when she greeted us, but somewhere along the line she lost that....More

1  Thank Emmy M
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

A very nice setting with a refreshingly short but diverse menu, good wine selection, good service, good food and consistency make it a good option.

Thank Angus M
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Great view and decor. Attentive service. Extensive wine list as well as premium whisky menu. The food menu is great offering a wonderful selection of venison amongst other selections. You won't be disappointed!

Thank Defzane L
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

I went there for first and visitor in town. For an upscale dinner was market by the house, the Service was horrendous. Being not familiar with Game meat and looking for advice. The staff was not able to help! Also asking for the chef's recommendation....More

Thank davekh001
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Went here together with the family to celebrate our wedding anniversary. Food was well over average and the service was good. Nice atmosphere on the terrace.

Thank Ole I
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$50
Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Promenaden Road, Windhoek 9000, Namibia
  • Location: Africa  >  Namibia  >  Khomas Region  >  Windhoek
  • Phone Number: +264 61 383 890
  • E-mail
The Olive Exclusive boasts a quality restaurant featuring a seasonal menu with inventive signature dishes.Enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner in either the relaxed interior, or on the outdoor terrace with wonderful views of the encircling mountains. The fully stocked bar also features a classic selection of fine whisky.Elegant, inspired, always delicious, never formal.
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