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The Olive Restaurant

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22 Promenaden Road, Windhoek 9000, Namibia
+264 61 383 890
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07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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Windhoek, Namibia
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42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very nice setting with a refreshingly short but diverse menu, good wine selection, good service, good food and consistency make it a good option.

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Thank Angus M
South Africa
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Great view and decor. Attentive service. Extensive wine list as well as premium whisky menu. The food menu is great offering a wonderful selection of venison amongst other selections. You won't be disappointed!

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Thank Defzane L
London, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

I went there for first and visitor in town. For an upscale dinner was market by the house, the Service was horrendous. Being not familiar with Game meat and looking for advice. The staff was not able to help! Also asking for the chef's recommendation. The chef was also unable to help. Though setting is great the waiters/waitresses are clueless... More 

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Thank davekh001
Drammen, Norway
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Went here together with the family to celebrate our wedding anniversary. Food was well over average and the service was good. Nice atmosphere on the terrace.

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Thank Ole I
Kansas City
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547 reviews
305 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant offers a view from their patio that is lovely. My husband ordered the game steak (springbok) and it was good. I ordered beef filet which was large but not as tender as I hoped. The service was very pleasant.

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Thank dixiepeach
Melbourne, Australia
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84 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

A wonderful nook to settle in for an after long lunch or sunny breakfast - this is high class all the way.

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Thank Peter H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Our last dinner in Namibia, and the best by fare. Very friendly service, and exceptional food. Can only recommend!

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Windhoek
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

It's a bit pricey, but the food is lovely and really worth it. One can sit outside on the deck or inside in the tastefully decorated open plan room. The menu varies and offers not just the ordinary steaks, but culinary tempting and interesting dishes.

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Thank Vondelhof
Kent
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Excellent food and good choice of wines. Great, friendly service and lovely ambiance. Highly recommend

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Thank SandRKent
Windhoek, Namibia
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140 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

At my birthday we went to this restaurant. They served us excellent food. It was really suburb. The staff is friendly and the offer good combination of ingredients. Moreover it is in one of the most beautiful parts of Windhoek and the restaurant has an excellent view over a valley.

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Thank WillemHWindhoek

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 50
Cuisine
Contemporary
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Promenaden Road, Windhoek 9000, Namibia
  • Location: Africa  >  Namibia  >  Khomas Region  >  Windhoek
  • Phone Number: +264 61 383 890
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?