Giovanna a Capo-tavola

The food world in and near Cape Town told by Giovanna Sartor

A visit to Wolfgat, Restaurant of the year

Kobus Van der Merwe, a previous speaker at Identità, won the World Restaurant Awards. We dined there a few days ago

11-03-2019 | 12:00

The view from restaurant Wolfgat in Paternoster, South Africa, winner of the Restaurant of the year award and the Off the map destination award in the first edition of the World Restaurant Awards, which took place in Paris on the 18th February (photo Sartor)

Read | 11-03-2019 | 12:00 | Giovanna a Capo-tavola

Successful Italians in Cape Town: two nice stories

Friulan Attilio Dal Piaz and Michela Sfiligoi with Ayama Wines, and Livornese Andrea Volpe with Pesce Azzurro, a seafood osteria

10-01-2019 | 18:00

Michela Sfiligoi and Attilio Dal Piaz, founders at Ayama, in Western Cape in Cape Town (South Africa)

Read | 10-01-2019 | 18:00 | Giovanna a Capo-tavola

Presenting Bertus Basson’s restaurants. A pioneer of Afrikaner cuisine

Overture and Eike are just two of the many restaurants owned by this very popular South African chef and entrepreneur

24-10-2018 | 14:00

South African chef Bertus Basson (photo Instagram)

Read | 24-10-2018 | 14:00 | Giovanna a Capo-tavola

A journey to Namibia

An itinerary among the delicacies of the old German protectorate in Africa, a magnificent country. Schnitzel, oysters and worms

13-08-2017 | 07:00

Joe’s Beerhouse in Windhoek, capital of Namibia, in 160 Nelson Mandela Avenue

Read | 13-08-2017 | 07:00 | Giovanna a Capo-tavola

The coolest street in Cape Town

Bree Street has become the centre of the city’s movida. A list of the most interesting places

05-05-2016 | 18:00

Giovanna Sartor guides us through Bree Street, the new place for Cape Town’s movida

Read | 05-05-2016 | 18:00 | Giovanna a Capo-tavola

Destination Five Hundred

The restaurant inside the Hotel Saxon in Johannesburg is probably the best in the country


The Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa in Johannesburg is a super luxurious hotel offering the utmost comfort to its clients. Among the highlights, there’s certainly its gourmet restaurant Five Hundred run by chef David Higgs originally from Namibia

Read | 16-07-2015 | Giovanna a Capo-tavola

2014 Eat Out Awards

During a big ceremony last Sunday, the prizes for the best restaurants and chefs in South Africa were assigned


The entire South African gastronomic scene met on November 16th at the Thunder City in Cape Town, for the latest edition of the prize organized by Eat Out magazine

Read | 18-11-2014 | Giovanna a Capo-tavola