R512 Lanseria Rd
010 054 9899

The Fat Olive

Savour rustic charm, taste country comfort

01 - Welcome
The Fat Olive Dam/Lake

"Exquisite food, unforgettable atmosphere..."

Discover the perfect blend of rustic charm, cozy lodge comforts, and beach vibes at our country restaurant, lodge, and beach bar

02 - Our Story

Weekend Vibes

Weekends at the Costa Alta Beach Bar are a vibrant celebration of music and good times against the stunning backdrop of the open lake. As the sun sets, the atmosphere becomes electric, infused with the rhythms of live music that harmonize with the lapping waters. The air buzzes with excitement and joy as people gather to unwind, sipping on their favorite drinks and swaying to the tunes that fill the air. There’s an undeniable sense of camaraderie and warmth as friends, families, and new acquaintances come together, sharing stories and creating unforgettable moments in this idyllic setting. The combination of live music and the picturesque lakeside locale crafts an irresistible ambiance that lingers in memory long after the weekend fades.

03 - Gallery
04 - The Menu

Stornoway Lodge

on the doorstep of Johannesburg

Stornoway Lodge is conveniently located a mere five minutes from Lanseria Airport on the R512. All 14 luxury suites are lavishly appointed to ensure an upmarket experience, 9 of which are self-catering. We have something for everyone. The business traveller can work in the most pleasurable surroundings, 

whilst connected to the world via our wireless internet facilities. Our holiday guests can relax around the pool, meander around the lake, or simply enjoy the landscaped gardens set under 100 year old Combretums. For the kids we have a play area, as well as a farm yard with sheep, chickens and ducks.

The Fat Olive Lodge, Accommodation near Lanseria Airport

Only 5min from Lanseria Airport

Nestled on the doorstep of Johannesburg, Stornoway Lodge boasts an enviable location just a swift five-minute drive from Lanseria Airport along the R512. This proximity ensures ease and convenience for our guests, making travel arrangements seamless.

Costa Alta Beach Bar

With its beach-inspired vibes, diverse drink selection, scrumptious pizzas, spacious venue, and lively atmosphere, it promises an unforgettable experience for you and your friends.

Gather your crew and head over to the Costa Alta Beach Bar for a memorable evening of drinks, pizzas, and good times!

05 - Our Philosophy


& functions with a difference

Functions at the Fat Olive offer an unparalleled experience across our distinctive venues: the Costa Alta Beach Bar, The Beach House, or The Fat Olive Restaurant.

We encourage personalization, welcoming guests to infuse their own decor to tailor the space while we provide the essential elements for a memorable event.

Whether it’s an intimate gathering by the shoreline, a vibrant celebration at the Beach Bar, or an elegant affair at our renowned restaurant, each venue promises a unique setting, complemented by our dedication to exceptional service and a welcoming atmosphere.

Opening Hours

Monday – Friday
08:00 – 21:00

08:00 – 21:00

07:00 – 21:00

Public Holidays
08:00 – 21:00

Our Address

R512 Lanseria Rd

(5min from Lanseria Airport)



R512 Lanseria Rd
010 054 9899
Excuisite food, unforgettable atmosphere...