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The Black Olive

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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner


USD 7 - USD 30
New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Top notch service. Really understanding with food allergies. The young lady who served us was very pleasant and helpful. Food was yummy, great selection of pizzas. Will be back again when in Keri next.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank RyanJ2458
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were a party 6 and arrived at restaurant just as kitchen had closed for the night, 9.15 ish. After chatting with the staff we said we would just order pizza, they relented and served us. Great pizzas, great service, very much appreciated them accommodating...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank MaggiePrentice
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Drove here from Paihia and definatly worth it. Great service, ambience (and music) with great food to boot. Generous portions also. These guys have got it so right, well done..

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Londonkiwi94
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had takeaway pizzas. Selected the large ones to feed hungry young males and small size for the ladies. Selection was delicious. So much nicer than the usual take away pizzas!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank kiwiteam2017
Reviewed 12 December 2018

The service was fast and friendly (local college students back for the summer it seemed) and the food and drinks were both generous and tasty. Pretty much ticks all the ‘need something tasty now’ boxes.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Sean O
Reviewed 11 December 2018

There were quite a number of customers the night we went. It was possible to have veggey food all right. The service was OK. But the ambience was strange, kind of dungeon like. I would get an interior designer in to sort it out.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Graham B
Reviewed 2 December 2018

The atmosphere in this place is great. The staff are so smiley and friendly and the service was second to none.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank hepburn2017
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

Excellent food and service just a short stroll out of town. Very busy on a Friday night we where lucky to get a table staff where extremely friendly sat outside for a drink and then moved in when a table became available. Would be happy...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank 587markd
Reviewed 29 October 2018

We had a table for 6. Everything was piping hot and delicious. Great value for money too. Highly recommend and we will definitely be back.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank shal777
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Food was lovely and very large portions which we couldn’t finish. Meals served promptly even with a packed restaurant. Lovely wait staff constantly checking on us made for a fab night

Date of visit: October 2018
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I also dined at this restaurant last night and came here to post a glowing review for the staff and meals we all received last night. So I beg to differ with Ms Hannam21 and find this review quite disturbing and dillusional. I was dining near these customers who were all clearly drinking alcoholic beverages. We were dining at a large table and a member of our group even approached the owners out of concern should they need our support in dealing with you and your group. You spoke rudely, you demanded, you did not listen clearly to what the staff were informing you and continued to harass all staff when they tried to clarify things. I could see the wrist bands on your hands indicating you had all been to the Paihia food and wine festival which indicates, as well as your behaviour that you had previously consumed alcohol before coming out to this restaurant. There was also one member of your group who was persistently up and down at the bar harassing the staff. And young lady for someone who does not post reviews I have just read the many you have left here and they are ALL complaints for other places...... so perhaps you just dine at home in the future. Thank you Black Olive for an awesome evening...we will be back!!!!
25 October 2015|
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Response from jeminae | Property representative |
Thank you so much for your feed back. I am sorry you were subjected to the unpleasant behaviour from these customers. The festivals in Northland are great but unfortunately we then have to deal with the odd unsavoury... More
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