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The Olive Branch

Markstraat 1a, Prince Albert Municipality 6930, South Africa
+27 72 080 3619
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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“own garden” (2 reviews)
“the main road” (2 reviews)
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European, Vegetarian Friendly
Markstraat 1a, Prince Albert Municipality 6930, South Africa
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

We were given great service by an excellent manageress and waitrons. The food was simple but delightful. We would return in heart beat when back in the area.

Thank cremdelacrem123
Reviewed 12 May 2017

The meal served by Hendry was one of the best we have had in a long time. The dishes were imaginative and well presented and above all delicious. Service was very good and Hendry paid close attention to his guests.

Thank Graham M
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Hendry Olivier, the chef and owner of The Olive Branch met us at the door to welcome us to this unique restaurant converted from a little cottage. We sat at a table outside on the veranda with a view over the herb garden to watch...More

Thank 252pennyn
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Hendry and his staff can pat themselves on the back. We were met at the door by Hendry who made us feel very welcome and personally explained the menu of the day. For such a small restaurant there was plenty to chose from on the...More

Thank marianmcdn
Reviewed 9 January 2017

The Olive Branch in the Prince Albert was a great find. All the other restaurants were full and couldn't accommodate us. The Olive Branch welcomed us and made us feel at home. The meal was outstanding & I must commend Hendry on his hard work...More

Thank sianbryan
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

The Olive Branch Restaurant in Prince Albert is an excellent little place where you can get high quality food from Hendry, the brilliant chef. Wonderful vegan meal was served by the friendly staff.

Thank Gerhard L
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Fine French cuisine in a Karoo setting. Passionate chef Hendry pays special attention to each patron's dining experience. Waiters were eager to please and very helpful.

Thank Jade J
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Visiting from Portugal and London. Food was delicious - atmosphere, very authentic and genuine - great to get away from pretentious and back to traditional Karoo food. The loin of Kudu and chocolate fondant are definitely a must. Waiters were very attentive and customer focused....More

Thank SafaMCH
Reviewed 15 November 2016

This is a truly good fine dining experience, so far the most enjoyable restaurant meal we have had in South Africa. The welcome is wonderful as the waiting staff really seem to want you to be there and enjoy their place. They are terrific throughout...More

Thank belmont4m
Reviewed 4 June 2016

We came here by default really as Simply Saffron was fully booked. This was by far the best of the 2 meals we had at Prince Albert. From the hospitable & charming host and waitress, crisp white linen and excellent and imaginative food, we could...More

Thank Hazel L
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  • Address: Markstraat 1a, Prince Albert Municipality 6930, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Prince Albert Municipality  >  Prince Albert
  • Phone Number: +27 72 080 3619
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