The sophisticated new Umhlanga eatery, The Chefs’ Table, see itself as everyman’s restaurant. It’s not. Thankfully. Because it’s something much more special, writes Ingrid Shevlin
First Floor, New Tower Protea Hotel, Chartwell Drive,
(031) 001 0200
Open daily for lunch, breakfast on Sundays only, and dinner Monday to Saturday.
Soti Sonatas is either a brave or foolish man. Or both. Time will tell.
He’s the hands-on part-owner of Chefs’ Table, and a man who can boast a wealth of hospitality experience. Think Circus Circus.
Firstly, he’s opened a huge new restaurant ( at least a 140-seater) in Chartwell Drive, which must have more restaurants per square kilometre than Amsterdam has brothels in their Red Light district (a not too disparate a comparison considering both sell pleasure for money).