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“Well Deserved 5 Star Rating for 2011”
Review of The Olive Tree

The Olive Tree
Ranked #4 of 170 Restaurants in Knysna
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Olive Tree Restaurant Trading hours; Dinners only, Monday to Saturdays in Season> from 6.30pm till kitchen close at 9pm.
Reviewed 20 October 2012

We made a point of calling again at the Olive Tree in Knysna after enjoying my 'Special Pie' so much last year. We were not disappointed at all - another great night out. The food was again excellent and the service cannot be beaten (in our opinion of course). It also seems everyone else who goes to the Olive tree is also impressed because a couple of days before we arrived Ellen got her certificate from from TripAdvisor to congratulate her on her consistent 5* rating over 2011 - a well deserved accolade and on this years offering I can see no reason why 2012 shouldn't result in another 5* rating.

Well done to Ellen and her team for a job very well done and easily one of the best meals over our entire 2012 trip to South Africa. Thank you.

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Reviewed 18 October 2012

We spent 4 Nights in Knysna. Unfortunately we descovered Ellen's Olive Tree Restaurant only the 3th Evening. But anyway, after the first dinner there, it was clear that we would come back as well the next evening! The ambiente ist just wonderful with all the candles, the wooden tables and the pizzaoven and especially the wonderful host Ellen!
The food is just so tasteful and very very fresh, and whatever you take, it's breathtaking! The filet and the medaillons are to tender, the vegetable is beeing served in a very particular way, springrolls and soup are just a dream! So I could go on and on.....
So, if you are in Knysna, go there and visit THE OLIVETREE!!!!!!! You won't regret it!

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1  Thank pelops
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Reviewed 13 October 2012

Worth a visit. A wonderful beef filet and a delicious fish. Perfectly executed and presented. Highly recommended!

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1  Thank sassoz
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Reviewed 12 October 2012

I was there during a 3 week trip with my girlfriend all across South Africa.
This restaurant was the best we've been through, and we've been to A LOT of great ones! Not only that every dish got the closest to perfection, but the kindness of the staff and the great atmosphere complete the visit to a magical evening!

Thank you for a lovely evening! If by any chance I'll come back to the SA coast-line, this would be the first place I'd go eat at

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1  Thank Yuvalinbar
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Reviewed 6 October 2012

From the greeting on arrival to the quality of the food, we had a great night. Ellen loves food and people and it shows. The board menu's for the food and wine works well and suggests plenty of changes and creativity. Highly recommended

1  Thank David B
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