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Olives & Plates

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WITS West Campus _ Empire Road | North Gate Entrance 7, Johannesburg 2000 , South Africa
+27 11 717 9365
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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234 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant, which is located on the West Campus at Wits, is really worth the visit. Great atmosphere, excellent food and fantastic service. Varied menu is offered, which caters for all tastes - whether it is breakfast, brunch, lunch or just tea/cake - this restaurant is highly recommended. Venue can be booked for functions - again, highly recommended.

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Thank SandyM053
Amman, Jordan
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232 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely healthy coffee shop/restaurant at the Donald Gordon Medical Institute at Wits Uni campus. Delicious daily warm lunch selection and sandwiches. Definitely helps the time fly when visiting someone at the hospital.

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Thank Esme L
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

We participated in a birthday lunch celebration and the food, service and the place was amazingly perfect.

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Thank Julia M
Johannesburg, South Africa
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

The food served in this restaurant is always good and service has always been good at all times.My family and I have eaten here on many occasions and have never been disappointed . The Menu is varied and caters for all tastes.

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Thank Ingvar P
Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Great setting, quiet, great service, peaqceful and tranquil. Felt like we were at a restaurant/winery in Stellenbosch

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Thank 469rodb
Johannesburg, South Africa
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716 reviews
420 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 273 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Our lunch at Olives & Plates on the west campus of WITS was quite average. The service was slow, but our food was good. The menu is probably too extensive to do justice to all the dishes.

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Thank Hooggenoeg
Johannesburg, South Africa
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Very interesting food selection, and good presentation and very tasty. In a very relaxed atmosphere and pleasant surroundings in a Cape Dutch House. Staff extremely friendly and efficient. Cakes baked on site and are delicious. Although they are not open for dinners and Sunday lunch on a regular basis, they will open for exclusive occasions only for a Sunday lunch... More 

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Thank miriamml2015
Johannesburg, South Africa
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Olive and Plates has a good variety of freshly prepared food available at all time. Just their prices have escalated recently - however - still a good meal at a fair price.

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Thank Durenn
Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Of all the places that I have eaten breakfast at in Joburg, nothing comes close to Olives & Plates. The food is world class, and the prices are so reasonable, they really don't match the quality that's delivered. The atmosphere is tranquil, whether you sit inside or out, and you really do feel like you are not in joburg, but... More 

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Thank Duwayne d
Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The venue is extremely quaint and relaxing. The service is excellent and matched the food that was very tasty and beautifully presented.

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Thank Aubrey L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: WITS West Campus _ Empire Road | North Gate Entrance 7, Johannesburg 2000, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 717 9365

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?