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Blue Olive Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
US$3 - US$11
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean
FEATURES
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very busy place recommend you book. Because of the footfall we did have a problem with one of the meals. To there credit the management put it right without any questions asked. My partner was offered something else but declined but took a free desert...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank miketeresamcb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our tapas experience at Blue Olive in Wilderness. Not only was the good tapas style but so was the drinks with an impressive Gin Tapas of 8 different flavoured gins. The service was attentive and friendly without being intrusive. A really enjoyable...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Cranbourne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a nice late lunch at Blue Olive, and enjoyed the food, but neither my husband nor I felt good after...both of us had upset stomachs...

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank KG_Travel_Bug
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We come to Knysna every year and deliberately drive to Wilderness to go to Blue Olive, and once again they did not disappoint. Their tapas are divine, best onion rings I’ve ever had and calamari was soft, melts in your mouth. Absolutely loved their chicken...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank marykedewitt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First of, their Pecan Pie and cheese cake, is out of this world. Our waiter was excellent. It felt like we made a friend. He told us about the area and where to go and what to see. We ordered the seafood potjie, and it...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Marisgreyling
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for dinner with friends and had the Kudu steak while my wife had the Moules Frites. My steak was delicious and the creamy mussel sauce is to die for! Waiters are friendly and knowledgeable about the menu and I will definitely be back...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank jack_kenton
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped at this restaurant for lunch as it was so inviting - tables in the shade of a huge tree. The food was excellent so we decided to book for dinner as well. Both meals were outstanding (mine a vegetarian option and my husband...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank valdaf2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our time in Wilderness was unfortunately very rainy. .. very much needed rain as the road had been closed the day before our arrival due to forest fires. So we stumbled upon The Blue Olive. .ate drank ate yup drank & stumbled out again! Must've...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sandra M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food quality & preparation. Also a very unique menu offering interesting South African meats like ostrich,kudu and wild boar. Beautiful decor and atmosphere. Excellent staff service.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Daniela C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place does amazing Tapas at really great prices! The ambiance was really chilled! We were delighted with the food and service! The staff bent over backwards to make sure my son was catered for and happy. I would highly recommend this place.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Sukhjit C
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