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Olivello - CLOSED

Marianne Wine Estate | Valley Road, Stellenbosch, South Africa
+27 21 875 5040
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible10%
25 Dec 2014
“Lovely Christmas lunch”
7 Dec 2014
“Avoid!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Marianne Wine Estate | Valley Road, Stellenbosch, South Africa
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11 - 20 of 27 reviews

Reviewed 2 September 2013

We booked my husband's 30th at Olivello well in advance. We had planned to go to the Mediterranean buffet as we had heard such wonderful things about it. The morning before, we called to confirm and were told that everything is still on and they...More

1  Thank Sarah v
Reviewed 28 June 2013

Nice little table outside. Weather was awesome today. And its such a romantic setting. Food service was slow, and our waiter not briefed on the R99 table magic menu. However, she was very friendly. The owner/manager was very nice and social with us. Hope this...More

Thank Neil N
Reviewed 21 June 2013

We visited Olivello for a special fathers day lunch buffet. The setting beside the small lake is pretty and seating outside on a summer's day would be ideal. There's space for the kids to run around, perhaps not so great for toddlers who cant swim...More

Thank omnitravelix
Reviewed 28 April 2013

A very busy restaurant but a strange menu, buffet. Fair selection but if you do not like the items on the menu your pretty stuffed!! not sure I would make a dash for it again. Been twice now.

Thank Spithead
Reviewed 24 April 2013

Dear Melissa On behalf of my husband and myself a very sincere thank you for hosting us on Sunday April 21st. Your constant attention made the day absolutely fabulous! Everybody had a very good time and complimented us on our choice of restaurant - all...More

Thank Elsa Z
Reviewed 7 April 2013

What a wonderful place for a Sunday lunch! The mediterranean buffet offered a scrumptious variety that delights both carnivores and vegetarians, adults and kids. Kids under 10 are free, 10-to-15-year-olds eat at a reduced rate - this is very welcome, as I have found that...More

Thank Christa B
Reviewed 10 February 2013

We've driven by Olivello many times and decided to stop by yesterday. Absolutely amazing setting, deck overlooking a lake speckled with white water lilies, A M A Z I N G food, fresh homebaked bread, great atmosphere. We had our five year old with us...More

1  Thank Tineka B
Reviewed 7 February 2013

Having looked for child-friendly restaurants, Olivello stated that they had a play-area for children and toys etc. to keep them amused. So I took my 3yr old with me for lunch.....the play area was nothing more than a dirty swing and small climbing frame (no...More

Thank PfB64
Reviewed 22 December 2012

We stayed on the wine estate and had lunch here twice. My husband is allergic to nuts and the chef was kind enough to accommodate him as well as the kids. We sat outside, had the estate wines while the children kept themselves busy with...More

1  Thank Joanie A
Reviewed 27 August 2012

My saga starts with the booking. I booked for 5 people based on recommendations received from others. At no time was I informed that the Sunday lunch is a buffet. On arriving we were told it’s buffet only and the group wanted to leave as...More

1  Thank Dman001
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Restaurant Details

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US$ 10 - US$ 30
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marianne Wine Estate | Valley Road, Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
  • Phone Number: +27 21 875 5040
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Description
This well established country restaurant in the Cape Winelands serves delicious a la carte specialities from Wednesday to Saturday, whilst on Sunday there is a legendary Mediterranean table lunch, served buffet-style from the kitchen by the good humoured and talented chef Lynne Aberdeen, with Laurille Krug and her team looking after front-of-house, Indoor and outdoor dining in scenic surrounds, suitable for families with children, and others in search of a relaxed convivial and informal experience, it is welcoming with a deli selection of great spices, preserves, limoncello and much else all homemade and up for sale. very popular with local residents and visitors to the rea alike.
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