Our contemporary style restaurant and deli spill out onto a covered deck which offers the most beautiful views over the privately owned Botanical Garden. Guests have the option of Al Fresco dining on the deck or inside NONNA while enjoying fresh tantalizing cuisine and soaking up the atmosphere.
NONNA, the restaurant, is fondly named after Makaranga matriarch, Danna Flack. Chick and Danna Flack bought the 30-acre property in 2002 and named it Makaranga after the Makaranga tribe from Inyanga, Zimbabwe where Danna spent her childhood and is also named after the towering wild poplar trees, which line the stream in the garden. Since then Danna has delighted in all things Italian complete with taking on the Italian nomenclature NONNA, since becoming a granny. The restaurant, it seems, in a most natural manner, almost named itself.
The open plan kitchen faces onto the restaurant and produces a tantalizing contemporary fare. Mervyn Davies, Chef de Cuisine at NONNA, takes you on a taste and visual explosion with the NONNA menu.
The walk-in wine cellar houses hand selected local and international offerings.
Children are welcome and will enjoy their own eating area, rolling their own play dough and partaking in our range of arts and crafts, situated on a stretch of pergola-covered astro turf. There is also an outside structured playground with a natural timbered gym, which is in close proximity so that carers can take a well-deserved respite from their responsibilities while their children play on the rock garden and play-gym visible from the restaurant.
For only R95, you can enjoy one of the following with a glass of white wine or an alcohol-free beer: Beef or Chicken Burger, Fillet Pasta, Della Nonna Pasta, Makaranga Pizza, Greek Pizza, or the Sausagesini Pizza.
Valid from 1 June - 31 July 2019, Monday to Friday. Excludes weekends and public holidays.
KIDS’ Holiday Special
Order any meal from the kids’ menu and get a fruit juice plus an ice lolly for only R55.
T&Cs Apply. For kids under12. Valid from 14 June - 8 July.
Mon - Sun: Breakfast Menu 6:30 - 10:30
Mon - Sun: Petite Menu 10:30 - 12:00
Mon - Sat: A la Carte Menu 12:00 - 15:00, 18:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat: Petite Menu 15:00 - 18:00
Sun: A la Carte Menu & pizza 12:00 - 18:00