Ryan Cole

Ryan Cole

Andy Lund

Current Head chef and operating partner, Salsify at The Roundhouse
Born 9 February 1989, Cape Town
Training SA Chefs Academy
Work history Launceston Place in Kensington; Michelin-starred The Square in Mayfair; La Trompette in Chiswick; senior sous chef at Pierneef à La Motte; head chef of The Test Kitchen (under chef Luke Dale Roberts) in 2016; co-founded Salsify at The Roundhouse (with Luke Dale-Roberts) in 2018.
Inspiration “To challenge everything, and celebrate the seasons.”
Restaurants Salsify at The Roundhouse

Restaurants he rates in 2020

Best casual eatery The Shop in Sea Point
Best fine-dining restaurant The Test Kitchen
Best wine farm restaurant Faber at Avondale
Best restaurant for speciality cuisine Thali
Best new restaurant Jewells
Best restaurant that’s stood the test of time La Colombe
Best spot to indulge your guilty pleasure Junior Burger
Best hole-in-the-wall Hesheng Chinese Restaurant
Best overall restaurant experience Wolfgat

Restaurants he rated in 2019

For a casual meal Four & Twenty
For a special occasion Wolfgat
For a guilty pleasure Junior
For a Winelands experience Chefs Warehouse at Maison
For authentic cuisine Great Indian Curries in Sea Point
Best new restaurant FYN
Best “oldie but goodie” Saigon Vietnamese Restaurant
The best restaurant overall Wolfgat