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Olive & Oil

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%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (33 reviews)
“steak” (44 reviews)
“focaccia” (8 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.All hours
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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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Olive & Oil
1. If only there was one in UK
"What a lovely restaurant. Nice refurb, Great staff. Kids very happy"
Kate K
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2. Best restaurant in Umhlanga
"It was the best food we had in the area in our two weeks on holiday."
Leonie G
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3. Great menu at reasonable price
"excellent menu with very pleasant staff and wines at reasonable prices"
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21 - 30 of 565 reviews

Reviewed 22 December 2017

The food was really good, reasonable prices and service excellent. The waiters were attentive without being overbearing. We did not have to wait long for our meal.

Thank mandgpearson
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Really struggled to see what gives this restaurant such a high rating. Strongly suggest the chef visit his/her competitors in the high street to appreciate the quality of the grilled calamari being served. The Margherita pizza was absolutely sub standard. What saved the meal were...More

Thank Mirco B
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

I would recommend this restaurant for a more upscale dining experience. The Italian style food is great with a variety of options. The only down side is the waiting time for food. The staff were otherwise friendly and the setting is lovely - with a...More

Thank Vimbai T
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Great service, langoustines were delicious and great wine selection! Maybe we picked a quiet night hence only a few other tables were there - a lot different from previous visits where you couldn't get in without a reservation. But a great dinner!

Thank Karen v
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

Crayfish thermidor surpassed all expectations. Better than the last time I had it at this great restaurant.

Thank mcsouthafrica
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

A lovely Mediterranean and seafood restaurant. The waiter gave really good service. The olives are mouth-watering and so is the the delicious garlic focaccia. We ordered the seafood platter and it did not disappoint. The potion was generous and full of flavour. A beautiful afternoon...More

Thank Farhana H
Reviewed 7 December 2017

After having enjoyed an amazing lunch here last year - we were really disappointed on our return- we both had the seafood special of the day and were served the tiniest of langoustines (sure they were prawns) - tasted as if they were reheated after...More

Thank StarrBgood
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Nice, and trendy restaurant, varied menu, you will certainly find something you fancy ! And what they serve is very tasty, friendly and professional staff...what do you need more

Thank Anthony D
Reviewed 21 November 2017

We went to Olive and Oil with my auntie who is a regular visitor while on holiday. What a lovely restaurant. Nice refurb, Great staff. Kids very happy with their food. Hubby loved his, and mine was excellent! If only there was one in the...More

Thank Kate K
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

What a treat. This fancy, tiny little place with great staff and an assorted menu in the heart of umhlanga. The food was absolutely amazing. Not much of a view but you are so caught up in the food that the view doesn't matter. They...More

Thank Nkateko M
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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
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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