Scot Kirton

Scot Kirton

Claire Gunn

Started out at Haute Cabrière restaurant (with no training), and went on to become sous chef. Enjoyed a stint at Gordon Ramsay’s acclaimed Savoy Grill in London. Became sous chef at La Colombe, and then head chef at River Café. Became chef-proprietor of the relaunched La Colombe at Silvermist. Opened Foxcroft, with Glen Foxcroft Williams and La Petite Colombe and Protégé, both in Franschhoek.

Current Chef-proprietor of La Colombe and La Petite Colombe, and co-owner of Foxcroft and Protégé.

Restaurants he rates in 2019

For a casual meal Four & Twenty Café
For a special occasion Chefs Warehouse Beau Constantia
For a guilty pleasure Punjab Express
For a Winelands experience Overture
For authentic cuisine Obi Restaurant
Best “oldie but goodie” Chapmans Peak Hotel
The best restaurant overall The Pot Luck Club

Restaurants he rated in 2018

For a casual meal Four & Twenty Cafe
For a special occasion Overture
For a healthy meal Babel at Babylonstoren
For a quick bite Olympia Bakery [in Kalk Bay]
For a Winelands experience Jordan Restaurant
For authentic cuisine Thali
The best restaurant overall Greenhouse

Restaurants he rated in 2017

Chefs Warehouse & Canteen; The Test Kitchen; Greenhouse; Jordan Restaurant; Four & Twenty Café