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Olive, Greek & Middle Eastern

32 Elgin Street, Central, Hong Kong, China
852-25211608
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“hummus” (11 reviews)
“lamb” (16 reviews)
“baklava” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Greek, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
32 Elgin Street, Central, Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My friends and I shared (a) pan fried halloumi with frise salad and (b) almond falafel. They're both very good. Since I wasn't really hungry and wanted to save room for dessert, I only ordered the fried calamari with harissa mayonnaise as my main course....More

Thank Egon70
GuestRelationsHK, Guest Relations Manager at Olive, Greek & Middle Eastern, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello Egon70, We are glad to hear you had an overall positive experience at Olive and enjoyed the food! We would like to apologise on behalf of the loud table that made your experience less enjoyable. We hope to have you again with us soon...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have lived in HK for 18 months now and been to many restaurants. This is without a doubt the tastiest food I have eaten! I went with two friends who agreed that their meal was really delicious too. There is plenty on offer for...More

Thank Kate D
GuestRelationsHK, Guest Relations Manager at Olive, Greek & Middle Eastern, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Kate D, Thank you for coming over to Olive and leaving us a review. We are so happy to hear your friends and yourself enjoyed the food and we cannot wait to have you join us again in the near future! The Olive Team

Reviewed 6 November 2017

The manager there was unfriendly because we were having a late lunch. When he came back from his break, he told us we had to leave. I understand some restaurants may have a break after lunch and before dinner service, but that is not to...More

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Thank Sieh M
GuestRelationsHK, Guest Relations Manager at Olive, Greek & Middle Eastern, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear 77mabels We apologise that our manager had made you feel unwelcome, we will share your comment with him and have a discussion. If you have any other opinion regarding our service and food, please email us at info@diningconcepts.com. Regards Olive team

Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Nice ambience if you get there early, otherwise, bring ear plugs. Food is good, but not the best in town. Pricy. Advise sharing. Order the saffron almond pilaf and fatouche salad.More

Thank teacherpam88
GuestRelationsHK, Guest Relations Manager at Olive, Greek & Middle Eastern, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Dear teacherpam88 Thank you for your feedback on Olive, we have taken note of your comment and will share it with the kitchen. We hope you will find our food outstanding next time you visit us. We look forward to seeing you again. Regards Olive...More

Reviewed 11 September 2017

Booked here with our friends for a Friday evening with our young kids. Have to say the service was great & friendly from the start. The food really not bad. The price seems very reasonable & also the wine list is not crazy high as...More

Thank Andy P
GuestRelationsHK, Guest Relations Manager at Olive, Greek & Middle Eastern, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Dear Andy P, Thank you for your comments regarding your recent experience at Olive. We are pleased to learn that you enjoyed our food and service. Apologies for the timing of the Lamb Shank, we will ensure that this doesn't happen again. Your comments are...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Great service and food here. The mezze platter was a great start with yummy warm pita and great dips. We all loved our main meals too.More

Thank Jjeennzz
GuestRelationsHK, Guest Relations Manager at Olive, Greek & Middle Eastern, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Dear Jjeennzz, Many thanks for the five star rating! We are very pleased to learn that you enjoyed our food so much! We are particularly pleased that you enjoyed the Mezze platter as that is a signature feature! Your comments are extremely valuable to us...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

We had the pleasure of dining in this restaurant on our last evening in Hong Kong. It was excellent food.,service and atmosphere. Flavours were fantastic. Good selection on menu.More

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GuestRelationsHK, Guest Relations Manager at Olive, Greek & Middle Eastern, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Dear Jo Mitcham, Many thanks for the five star rating. We are absolutely delighted to learn that you enjoyed our food so much. We pride ourselves on a wide selection menu so it is great that you find this appealing. Your comments are extremely valuable...More

Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Olive is simply my favourite restaurant in Hong Kong. I go there twice a month because the food is good and the price of the lunch set is really fair! I usually start with the olive mezze: a delicious hummus, Baba ganoush and bread. Portion...More

1  Thank AhSeeeb
GuestRelationsHK, Guest Relations Manager at Olive, Greek & Middle Eastern, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Dear Ahseeeb, Many thanks for the five star rating. We are absolutely thrilled to learn that Olive is your favorite restaurant. This is a huge compliment to us. Our Mezze are a signature feature in our menu so we are glad to learn that you...More

Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Amazing food, the best 'skordalia' MIT calamari,( the most tasty 'skordalia ' I ever eat , I think the secret it was the cinnamon inside ???!!!!! ) amazing lam in the word.the only problem was the unhappy personal..☹More

1  Thank basilhs989
GuestRelationsHK, Guest Relations Manager at Olive, Greek & Middle Eastern, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Dear basilhs989, Thank you for your comments regarding your experience at Olive. We are delighted to learn that you enjoyed the Skordalia and the lamb. I can assure you we will look into the service side of things. Your comments are extremely valuable to us...More

Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Hit this place up on Mondays two for one. The lamb is epic, dips decent and everything else is good too.More

Thank DrewSkell
GuestRelationsHK, Guest Relations Manager at Olive, Greek & Middle Eastern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

Dear DrewSkell, Thank you for your recent comments regarding your recent dining experience at Olive. We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed the Lamb so much, as it is one of our signature dishes. We look forward to welcoming you back in the...More

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Central
When people think of Hong Kong, most imagine movies
with famous skyscrapers dominating the skyline. The
area widely known as Central is the major financial
hub and entertainment district, which truly lives up
to the saying, “work hard, play hard.” Bars stay open
late into the night and there just happens to be a
street party every weekend. Although everything seems
to be operating at lightning speed, Central is full of
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 Elgin Street, Central, Hong Kong, China (Formerly Olive)
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong>  > Central
  • Neighbourhood: Central
  • Phone Number: 852-25211608
Description
Chef Greg Malouf's signature restaurant in Hong Kong
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