Ottimo Cibo

Ottimo Cibo is run from Nikki Booth’s home, a house  of grand proportions, built on a large property in Higgovale. Set beneath Table Mountain and flanked by Devil’s Peak and Lion’s Head, Nikki’s home and garden provide a unique venue for relaxed culinary indulgence.

Ottimo Cibo - Exterior View_

The architect’s concept was a European style slim steel frame to maximise views available from the site and to lend a light industrial feeling to the house. Integrity of materials was imperative and generally the finishes in the house suggest this as a unifying concept throughout.

The result is a versatile space perfect to host an intimate celebration, whether it’s for 10 or 100 people. Ottimo Cibo will create an intimately stylish event. Each Private Dining Experience unique.  Think crisp glasses of Prosecco and mouthwatering canapes, with Cape Town’s city bowl skyline as your setting the stage.

A stylish backdrop of our Metal Windows Forman Brand steel systems – window & door products were used throughout the property. The stacking of multiple small pane fixed windows, to create one massive frame above large format steel doors in the atrium  forms the central core and grand entrance to this magnificent property.

These superior quality  slim line steel products  were custom configured: We increased  the scale of doors & windows; placed slim  clerestory windows  above doors  (enhancing the height & volume); created exaggerated door openings and larger ratios of window to wall than usual. These design details combine to deliver  a great sense of open space, light and volume in this private dining venue, cooking school and home.

If you’re looking for a special place that’s both grand and welcoming make sure to contact Nikki and her expert team at Ottimo Cibo in Higgovale, Cape Town. Ottimo Cibo specialises in Italian fare, so you can expect heaving tables of generous and honest food with a menu graciously tailored to suit your individual needs.

Ottimo Cibo also offers a hands-on, 1-day cooking course where you learn to make a 3-course meal from an Italian inspired menu. Your meal will then be served to you by Nikki and her team in her beautiful home venue. Or Join Nikki for a four day cooking course and gastronomic adventure – Cooking in Orvieto, Italy.

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