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Olives & Plates Restaurant

WITS West Campus _ Empire Road | North Gate Entrance 7, Johannesburg 2000, South Africa
+27 11 717 9365
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“cakes” (12 reviews)
“falafel salad” (3 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
WITS West Campus _ Empire Road | North Gate Entrance 7, Johannesburg 2000, South Africa
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Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

We arrived at the restaurant to find no record of our reservation. No apology, however, a table was quickly found for us. The restaurant was very cold with no heating, and none to be had after inquiring. We then had to ask for service at...More

1  Thank Jason G
Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

We popped in on a Friday afternoon and the setting is gorgeous, just like the pictures we had seen. We were told we couldn't sit inside because they were setting up for a function ( although tables were still waiting for orders and we're eating...More

Thank WendyN1604
Reviewed May 10, 2018

I had lunch at Olives and Plates earlier this week. The setting is lovely and the restaurant has a warm and inviting feel. The menu offered a selection of pastas, steak, chicken and desserts. I ordered a steak and my friend ordered the Chicken with...More

Thank Joanita R
Reviewed April 17, 2018

I've been to the Wits West Campus restaurant several times, and I have enjoyed every moment (they have ranged from breakfast meetings to late afternoon lunch meetings). The venue is beautiful, and the Cape Dutch architecture offers a refreshing break from the usual Wits Campus...More

Thank KendallPetersen
Reviewed April 6, 2018

Our party has always enjoyed the Wits campus branch of Olives & Plates, and decided to try out the new Sandton branch. Absolutely perfect - can't fault them on anything. Friendly service (thks Nico and Samantha), delicious food and puddings to die for. A really...More

Thank Stephen J
Reviewed April 4, 2018

There are now two branches of Olives and Plates... One at the University and the newest branch in Sandton. Both are world class quality and consistently excellent. Every plate looks amazing and tastes even better, their attention to detail and service is brilliant. I would...More

Thank Lana L
Reviewed April 2, 2018

Thus restaurant is an absolute find! The food was stunning and I really enjoyed the presentation. The prices were very reasonable, a rarity these days. The venue is divine with deep windows and beautiful place settings. The menu looked awesome and the cakes on display...More

Thank tonio109
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

The food presentation was top class as was the quality and even the portions were excellent! The ambience and service was also amazing! The prices were also very decent! Will definitely be back!! Thank you for an awesome experience!

Thank colleengail
Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful unexpected hidden gem hidden at the University of Witwatersrand. As you walk in you get a glimpse of a beautiful array of the most beautiful home made cakes. We were served my the manager and 2 wonder waiters. Amazing service. There recommendations were spot...More

Thank Farhana H
Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

A phenomenal upmarket venue which makes people think they are in the Cape, the food is incredible and the food presentation is nothing short of spectacular. Above all, the waitrons were brilliant. They co-ordinated all the happenings on our table with grace and ease. The...More

Thank Samantha P
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July 27, 2018|
Response from OlivesandPlates | Property representative |
Hi good day... Our Buffets starts from R275 per person upwards. Kind Regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$80 - US$120
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: WITS West Campus _ Empire Road | North Gate Entrance 7, Johannesburg 2000, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 717 9365
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