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The Olive Restaurant

22 Promenaden Road, Windhoek 9000, Namibia
+264 61 383 890
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lamb shoulder” (3 reviews)
“carpaccio” (2 reviews)
“bread” (3 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
CUISINES
Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
22 Promenaden Road, Windhoek 9000, Namibia
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1 - 10 of 104 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we had a family lunch there and it was really great. variety was good, quality great and service fantastic!

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have gone here for lunch 3 times. The food is delicious and beautifully presented. The decor is very original and well done. The staff is polite and attentive. I love this place.

Thank amainailoke
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Had a Sunday lunch with family and there is not variety on the menu and seems like the only thing to eat was a burger and seeing that was about that it was really not that good actually would rate it below average. For a...More

1  Thank jorriej873
Reviewed 3 April 2018

We booked 4 days prior to our reservation and told them that there would be 2 guests who were gluten and dairy intolerant. Sadly when we got the menu there was no effort made to accommodate them! They could not eat the soup of the...More

Thank Monica S
Reviewed 1 March 2018

Really enjoyed two dinners here on our stay in Windhoek. Top notch cuisine and superb service. Breakfast is sublime too

Thank Martin H
Reviewed 10 February 2018

A wonderful restaurant in a beautiful setting. If you can, go there early and enjoy a drink in their lounge chairs and sofas outside. Good variety of food choices. We tried many different dishes, all were very nice. I loved the prawns and the Oryx...More

1  Thank Axeman21
Reviewed 23 November 2017

I don't usually have breakfast but when i do i expect nothing less than the best. I have been to the Olive a few times and I must say i have never been disappointed. The portion sizes are perfect, the food is absolutely delicious and...More

Thank Philander01
Reviewed 1 November 2017

I generally love coming to the Olive Exclusive cause it hardly ever disappoints. I prefer lunch as it is a very popular for dinner, thus I don't enjoy it as much when it is full. I recommend getting a table on the deck if it...More

1  Thank Miss_Y_Namibia
RogerWindhoek, Owner at The Olive Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Thanks for your wonderful review of The Olive Restaurant. I'm glad that you could take the time to soak up the relaxed atmosphere and I'm happy service was 'on point'. The burger is my favorite but sometimes they do include a bit too much 'bread'...More

Reviewed 13 October 2017

our first night in namibia and we were pretty tired but this restaurant was just what we needed. beautiful food, beautiful setting (cool modern rather than trad african), lovely wine.

Thank legalchick
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Really enjoyed this restaurant. Great outdoor seating and cool modern decor. Food and service solidly good. A very good value.

Thank JenniferV999
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 50
Cuisine
Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Promenaden Road, Windhoek 9000, Namibia
  • Location: Africa  >  Namibia  >  Khomas Region  >  Windhoek
  • Phone Number: +264 61 383 890
  • E-mail
Description
The Olive Exclusive boasts a quality restaurant featuring a seasonal menu with inventive signature dishes.Enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner in either the relaxed interior, or on the outdoor terrace with wonderful views of the encircling mountains. The fully stocked bar also features a classic selection of fine whisky.Elegant, inspired, always delicious, never formal.
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