Luke Wonnacott

Luke Wonnacott

Current Chef-owner, Table Seven
Born 22 October 1982, Cape Town
Training City and Guilds London Institute, Advanced Diploma in Food Preparation
Work history Apprentice at Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel; Gordon Ramsay’s Maze at One&Only Cape Town in 2009 (under Michelin-starred chef Phil Carmichael); head chef at Ossiano at Atlantis The Palm Hotel in Dubai; launched Table Seven (with wife and fellow chef Katie Wonnacott) in 2016.
Inspiration “Great produce; simplicity; travel; flavour.”
Restaurants Chef-owner of Table Seven

Restaurants he rates in 2020

Best casual eatery The Shop
Best fine-dining restaurant Wolfgat
Best wine farm restaurant Chefs Warehouse Beau Constantia
Best restaurant for speciality cuisine The Cousins Trattoria
Best restaurant that’s stood the test of time Magica Roma
Best spot to indulge your guilty pleasure The Dairy Den
Best hole-in-the-wall Andy Sushi Bar
Best overall restaurant experience Wolfgat

Restaurants he rated in 2019

For a casual meal The Shop
For a special occasion Wolfgat
For a guilty pleasure Giovanni’s Deli
For a Winelands experience Chefs Warehouse Beau Constantia
For authentic cuisine Thali
Best “oldie but goodie” The Fireman’s Arms
The best restaurant overall Wolfgat