The Fat Olive

  • Lanseria, Gauteng
  • Country, Picnics
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • The Fat Olive at Stornoway Lodge, R512 Pelindaba Road, Lanseria

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Outstanding fresh seasonal cooking in a family friendly country environment

This owner-run restaurant, hosted at Stornoway Lodge, serves a generous helping of delicious country cooking in a relaxed countryside setting with both indoor and outdoor seating. The expansive patio overlooks a natural dam visted regularly by resident Blesbok, Impala and Zebras and a wide array of bird life. 

Children's activities for all ages are provided as well as a farmyard for their enjoyment.  Live entertainment on Sunday afternoons. The Fat Olive is ideal for lingering lunches, family functions and romantic dinners.

Our Must Try Meals!

  • Crumbed Pork Chops

    Crumbed Pork Chops - two generous pork chops lightly crumbed and fried then baked till perfectly cooked and served with a honey and mustard sauce on mash and vegetables.

  • Lamb Shank

    Lamb Shank – slow roasted lamb shank braised in red wine served on mashed potato with vegetables.

  • 250gr Beef Fillet With Gorgonzola & Green Peppercorn Sauce

    250gr Beef Fillet with Gorgonzola and Green Peppercorn Sauce – perfectly grilled to your taste, the beef fillet is served with a gorgonzola and green peppercorn sauce, chips and vegetables of the day.

  • Norwegian Salmon

    Norwegian Salmon – generous portion of salmon fillet cooked medium rare (or to taste) in the oven and served on a bed of mash potato with vegetables and a homemade fresh tzatziki sauce.


Group Capacity : 120+ People Cost Per Head : R175+

  • Cuisine : Country, Picnics
  • Ambience : Country, Family, Fireplace, Pub
  • Entertainment : Live music, Childrens Entertainment
  • Dress : Smart/Casual
  • Reservations
  • Functions
  • Outside Area
    Outside Area
  • Kid Friendly
    Kid Friendly
  • Kids Menu
    Kids Menu
  • Weddings
  • Generator

Credit Cards Accepted

  • Debit Card
    Debit Card
  • VISA
  • Mastercard


  • Fedhasa


The Fat Olive at Stornoway Lodge, R512 Pelindaba Road, Lanseria
From the N3 or N14, take the Malibongwe Drive off ramp towards Lanseria / Renosterspruit which becomes the R512 Pelindaba Road. Approximately 3.5km past the Lanseria Airport turnoff you will see the signs for Stornoway Lodge and The Fat Olive, directly opposite the Home of the Chicken Pie.