Winner of 2 forks with Gambero Rosso

We are thrilled to share the news that Scala has been honoured with a prestigious 2 forks award by the renowned Gambero Rosso organization. This esteemed recognition is a testament to our commitment to providing an exceptional Italian dining experience in Cape Town. We are incredibly proud to be counted among the top Italian restaurants and are grateful to our valued patrons who have supported us on this journey. At Scala, we will continue to strive for excellence in all that we do and look forward to welcoming you for an unforgettable dining experience.

What is Gambero Rosso?

Gambero Rosso is a popular Italian food and wine magazine that also publishes restaurant guides and organizes food-related events. It was founded in 1986 and has since become one of the most respected and influential publications in the Italian culinary world. Gambero Rosso is known for its strict criteria in reviewing restaurants and awarding “tre gamberi” (three shrimp) ratings to the best establishments, which are considered to be among the top restaurants in Italy. The publication also hosts the annual “Gambero Rosso World Tour,” a series of events that showcase Italian food and wine to audiences around the world.

Voted best best Italian restaurant by

Considering the abundance of outstanding Italian restaurants in Cape Town, we are profoundly thankful and honoured to have been recognized as the number one choice by This accolade is a testament to our dedication and passion for delivering unique Italian cuisine.