Giorgio Nava

Giorgio Nava

Born in Milan, and relocated to South Africa in 1999. Has opened seven successful eateries in Cape Town, including 95 Keerom, 95 at Morgenster, and 95 at Parks.

Current Owner-chef at Carne, 95 Keerom, 95 at Parks and 95 at Morgenster

Restaurants he rates in 2019

For a casual meal La Tête. Consistent and unusual menu, no frill.
For a special occasion Aubergine. Old-school restaurant with class and charm.
For a guilty pleasure On Monday nights, I often see chef colleagues at Carne and [95] Keerom.
For a Winelands experience 95 at Morgenster. Solid food and a super view.
For authentic cuisine Nobu. Best for my Sunday night off.
Best new restaurant Kwéyòl at Botanik Social House (Queen Victoria Street), Afro-Caribbean at its best in a grand venue.
Best “oldie but goodie” Bukhara. Never disappoints.
The best restaurant overall Jordan Restaurant with George Jardine; and Overture, always a must.

Restaurants he rated in 2018

For a casual meal Saigon
For a special occasion Aubergine
For a healthy meal Hokey Poké
For a quick bite Melt Cafe
For a Winelands experience 95 at Morgenster
For authentic cuisine Bukhara in the Central Business District
The best restaurant overall La Tête