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Olivello - CLOSED

Marianne Wine Estate | Valley Road, Stellenbosch, South Africa
+27 21 875 5040
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible10%
25 Dec 2014
“Lovely Christmas lunch”
7 Dec 2014
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Marianne Wine Estate | Valley Road, Stellenbosch, South Africa
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Reviewed 20 August 2012

We attended a 60th birthday party at Marianne Estate. The food was catered by Olivello Restaurant and simply blew everyone away. Well done to the Olivello team and chef, whoever you are.

2  Thank Kobus T
Reviewed 16 May 2012

Eight of us chose to go to Olivello last weekend after having read generally very positive reviews online about it. The setting is idyllic, surrounded by vineyards and beside a large pond the restaurant itself is very appealing indeed. The dining experience was, sadly, not...More

3  Thank ElementTraveler
Oxofilus, Owner at Olivello, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2012

Dear Guest, My name is Alex Brodbeck and I am the new owner of Olivello. As soon I heard that a reservation had been taken for a-la-carte service on the same day as a scheduled function, I knew we were headed for a mini-crisis and...More

Reviewed 28 January 2012

I had been recommended Olivello by a friend and booked a table for 3 of us in the first weekend of January. And what a recommendation...superb and generous buffet starters greeted us on arrival which reminded my wife and I of Tuscany and Provence -...More

Thank Glyn M
Reviewed 29 December 2011

I went there as a wedding service provider and the food was great (compliments to the chef!), but the owner (or lady in charge) was horribly rude to both me and the groom! Never in all of my career has anyone been as rude to...More

2  Thank Spreeth
Oxofilus, Owner at Olivello, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2012

Dear Guest, My name is Alex Brodbeck. I am the new owner of Olivello Thank you for your review. I am terribly sorry to hear that you had a poor experience with one of the former owners at Olivello. This sounds most uncharacteristic. But in...More

Reviewed 21 June 2011

Although we had a set menu, there were also plenty of options, including vegetarian meals. I had an amazing steak dish which was slow cooked in red wine sauce....its the best steak Iv ever had! Desert was a treat - a perfect creme brullee! Dont...More

Thank RS2010
Reviewed 24 May 2011

This Mediterranean buffet lunch never fails to deliver. (we've been visiting since it opened) A delicious selection of starters, great salad table and fabulous slow roast meats. We made two visits this holiday. Their slow roast lamb is always a winner for me along with...More

Thank vuvvuv
Reviewed 16 February 2011

Another delicious lunch at Olivello, their glorious Sunday Meditteranean style buffet, such good value, in such a scenic, realxed, hospitable setting, geared for families with children, couples and friends who enjoyed what we did, a wonderful selection of meat, seafood and vegetarian starters - colourful,...More

1  Thank LewR
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marianne Wine Estate | Valley Road, Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
  • Phone Number: +27 21 875 5040
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This well established country restaurant in the Cape Winelands serves delicious a la carte specialities from Wednesday to Saturday, whilst on Sunday there is a legendary Mediterranean table lunch, served buffet-style from the kitchen by the good humoured and talented chef Lynne Aberdeen, with Laurille Krug and her team looking after front-of-house, Indoor and outdoor dining in scenic surrounds, suitable for families with children, and others in search of a relaxed convivial and informal experience, it is welcoming with a deli selection of great spices, preserves, limoncello and much else all homemade and up for sale. very popular with local residents and visitors to the rea alike.
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