In the center of South Africa, there is an oasis of culinary bliss called Nonna’s Italian Kitchen. Explore its magical world. They cordially invite you to experience a sensual trip that artfully combines the venerable customs of Italy with the welcoming warmth of South African hospitality.

Nonna’s is more than simply a restaurant; it’s a flavor-filled celebration, a tribute to family, and a refuge for people who value the culinary arts. Inspired by Italian kitchens, their chefs have created a cuisine that evokes the rich history of Italian home cooking, beckoning you to savor its diverse flavors.

When you enter their doors, get ready to feel the delight of a meal that goes beyond simple nourishment. Love and tradition come together at Nonna’s Italian Kitchen to create a dining experience that is both exquisite and familiar. Go enjoy with them the essence of Italy, in the center of South Africa.

Nonna’s Italian Kitchen has several branches, and the most popular are in Sandton and Gateway. The menu generally includes starters, salads, pizza, pasta, desserts, seafood, mocktails, and beverages. The menu is delicious and the prices are pocket-friendly.

Nonna’s Gateway Menu

The Nonna’s menu in Gateway includes starters, sandwiches, pasta, salads, grills, chicken, seafood, pizza, sauces, desserts, and beverages.

Nonna’s Starters

StarterDescriptionPrice (R)
Melanzane alla ParmigianaBaked rolled brinjals filled with mozzarella, and basil topped with pomodoro sauce & Italian Hard Cheese.R115
Zucchini FrittiThinly sliced crispy fried baby marrows. Served with chili mayo.R105
Crumbed MushroomsCrumbed mushrooms deep-fried and served with a chili mayo sauce.R90
Frittura Di PesceCrispy lightly fried calamari, prawns & baby marrows. Served with chili mayo.R245
Calamari FrittiDeep-fried crispy calamari. Served with chili mayo.R155
Gamberi e Calamari in PomodoroA delicious bowl of Pomodoro sauce with prawns, calamari, garlic & fresh chili served with toasted ciabatta bread.R235
Risotto SuppliCrumbed & fried Italian risotto rice balls filled with mozzarella & bolognese sauce. Served with chili mayo.R130
Vegetarian Risotto SuppliCrumbed and fried Italian risotto rice balls stuffed with mozzarella and seasonal veggies, served in Nonna’s Pomodoro sauce.R130
Crumbed Chicken StripsCrumbed chicken strips golden deep-fried, served with a side of French fries and chili mayo.R115
Polpette in SalsaHomemade beef meatballs in Napolitana sauce served with fresh toasted Italian ciabatta.R150
Minestrone SoupTasty minestrone.R120
The Trio PlatterThe trio platter.R250
Algarve Burger120g sliced aged beef fillet pan-seared, served between the bun on a bed of lettuce, grilled red onion, pickled peppers, and chili mayo. Served with a side of french fries.R180
Classic Home-Made BurgerWith a standard beef patty.Starting from R155

Nonna’s Fresh Salads

SaladDescriptionPrice (R)
Greco SaladMixed feta, cherry tomatoes, olives, and cucumber.R145
Greek SaladLettuce, feta, cherry tomatoes, olives, red onions, and cucumber.R120
Mediterranean SaladLettuce, rocket, cherry tomatoes, cherry mozzarella, olives, carrots, grilled marrow and peppers, and pickled peppers.R145
Caprese SaladCherry mozzarella, cherry tomatoes, and basil tossed in balsamic vinegar and olive oil.R155
Chicken SaladLettuce, rocket, cherry tomatoes, cherry mozzarella, olives, carrots, and grilled chicken breast fillet stripped.R170
Spinach & Almond SaladBaby spinach, spring onions, lettuce, avocado, and roasted almonds.R155

Nonna’s Freshly Baked and Foccacia Sandwich

SandwichDescriptionPrice (R)
Panino di MammaBeef Polpette (Meatballs) in Napolitana sauce topped with Italian hard cheese.R160
CagliariTuna, Lettuce, Rocket, Mayo, Red Onion & Canellini Beans.R145
VenetoCrumbed Chicken fillet, Rocket, Avo, Feta & chili mayo.R175
AlgarveThinly sliced grilled beef, topped with grilled red onions & fresh chili.R185

Nonna’s Pasta Al Forno (Oven-Baked Pasta)

PastaDescriptionPrice (R)
Napoletana Al FornoBaked penne, pomodoro, mozzarella cream & Italian hard cheese.R165
Bolognese Al FornoBaked penne, Pomodoro, Bolognese sauce, beef mince, mozzarella, cream & Italian hard cheese.Starting from R225
Beef Meatballs Al FornoBaked penne, pomodoro, beef meatballs, mozzarella cream & Italian hard cheese.R225
Four Cheese Al FornoBaked penne, provolone, gorgonzola, mozzarella cream & Italian hard cheese.R190
Chicken Alfredo Al FornoBaked penne, chicken, cream, mushrooms, mozzarella cream & Italian hard cheese.R230
Burro NeroBaked penne, cream, mozzarella, butter & Italian hard cheese.R175
Alfredo Al FornoBaked penne, beef bacon, cream, mushrooms, mozzarella, and Italian hard cheese.R225
Vegetarian CannelloniHomemade Cannelloni filled with Spinach & ricotta cheese topped with a light pomodoro & cream sauce.R205
Meat LasagneLayers of homemade Lasagne baked in Pomodoro filled with beef mince, mozzarella, bechamel sauce & Italian hard cheese.Starting from R225
Vegetable LasagneLayers of Homemade lasagne baked in Pomodoro filled with mushrooms, baby marrow, peppers, spinach, mozzarella, bechamel sauce & Italian hard cheese.R205
Chicken Alfredo LasagneLayers of lasagne baked in Pomodoro filled with mushrooms, chicken, mozzarella, béchamel sauce, and Italian hard cheese.R215

Nonna’s Fresh Homemade Pasta

PastaDescriptionPrice (R)
NapoletanaNonna’s famous Pomodoro sauce with basil.R115
ArrabbiataNonna’s famous Pomodoro sauce with chili.R135
Aglio olio PepperoncinoGarlic, Olive oil & fresh chili.R115
PestoBlended basil, pinenuts, Italian hard cheese & olive oil.R175
FormaggioNonna’s famous four-cheese cream sauce.R185
PrimaveraCherry tomatoes, olives, red & yellow peppers, olive oil, garlic in pomodoro sauce.R175
Crème di FunghiMushrooms, cream sauce & black pepper.R175
BologneseNonna’s famous Pomodoro Bolognese sauce with minced beef.Starting from R200
Beef MeatballsBeef meatballs are served in Nonna’s famous Pomodoro sauce.Starting from R200
Chicken AlfredoChicken strips, cream, mushrooms, & black pepper & Italian hard cheese.R200
Calamari TagliatelliCalamari, garlic, olive oil, paprika, Nonna’s famous Pomodoro sauce & chili.R200
Frutti di mare in BiancoMussels, calamari, prawns, cherry tomatoes, olive oil, garlic & chili.R260
Frutti di mareMussels, calamari, prawns, cherry tomatoes, Nonna’s famous Pomodoro sauce, garlic & chili.R260
GamberiNonna’s famous Pomodoro sauce, prawns, garlic & fresh chili.R255
AlfredoCream, mushrooms, beef bacon, black pepper, and Italian hard cheese.R205
CarneStrips of Beef in Nonna’s famous Pomodoro sauce, a touch of cream & fresh chili.R245
Mozambique Crab PastaPasta with Mozambique Crab pieces in Napoletana sauce, garlic, chili, and mixed seafood.R290

Nonna’s From The Grill – Meat Menu

ItemDescriptionPrice (R)
Pepper Mushroom Fillet250g Fillet grilled topped with a creamy pepper & mushroom sauce. Served with French fries & Greek salad.R330
Rump 300gClassically grilled in extra virgin olive oil and rosemary or add a sauce of your choice. Served with French fries & Greek salad.R260
Fillet 250gClassically grilled in extra virgin olive oil and rosemary or add a sauce of your choice. Served with French fries & Greek salad.R300
Lamb ChopsClassically grilled in extra virgin olive oil and rosemary or add a sauce of your choice. Served with French fries & Greek salad.R315
Surf ‘n Turf300g Rump steak grilled with olive oil, rosemary, black pepper & salt, 3 King prawns grilled. Served with French fries & Greek salad.R400

Nonna’s Chicken Menu

ItemDescriptionPrice (R)
Grilled Chicken Prima VeraGrilled chicken breast served in a cherry tomato, red & yellow peppers, olive oil, garlic & Pomodoro sauce. Served with French fries & Greek salad.R225
Petto Di PolloChicken breast fillet grilled in our homemade marinade. Served with French fries & Greek salad.R260
Chicken Alla ParmigianaChicken breast fillet crumbed and topped with Pomodoro sauce and parmigiana cheese. Served with French fries & Greek salad.R265

Nonna’s Seafood Menu

ItemDescriptionPrice (R)
CalamariCalamari rings tubes and heads grilled and served in your choice of lemon butter or peri-peri sauce. Served with French fries & Greek salad.R225
Grilled Prawns (7)7 Butterflied prawns grilled in your choice of lemon butter or peri-peri sauce. Served with French fries & Greek salad.R345
Baby KingklipOven-baked baby kingklip served in lemon butter sauce or peri-peri sauce. Served with French fries & Greek salad.R365

Nonna’s Square Pizza

PizzaDescriptionPrice (R)
PalermoFocaccia topped with rosemary and coarse saltR110
AssisiFocaccia topped with rosemary, coarse salt, rocket, and cherry tomatoR150
BiancaFocaccia topped with mozzarella and garlicR165
Napoli Pizza(Margherita Pizza) Topped with mozzarella, pomodoro, and basilR170
Locale PizzaTopped with mozzarella, Pomodoro, basil, breakfast beef, avo, and fetaR240
Milano PizzaTopped with mozzarella, pomodoro, pepperoni, olives, and provoloneR250
Caserta PizzaTopped with mozzarella, pomodoro, mushrooms, pepperoni, artichoke, and olivesR230
Catania PizzaTopped with mozzarella, pomodoro, zucchini, brinjal, peppers, mushrooms, and olivesR225
Bologna PizzaTopped with mozzarella, pomodoro, beef mince, and chilliR240
Ascoli PizzaTopped with mozzarella, pomodoro, and tangy chickenR240
Pisa PizzaTopped with mozzarella, pomodoro, and beef fillet stripsR240
Imola PizzaTopped with mozzarella, pomodoro, mushrooms, olives, peppadew, onion, and garlicR225
Porto PizzaTopped with mozzarella, pomodoro, beef chorizo, and fresh chiliR235
Venezia PizzaTopped with mozzarella, pomodoro, prawns, rocket, and avocadoR290
Atene PizzaTopped with mozzarella, pomodoro, feta, olives, and sundried tomatoesR240
Siena PizzaTopped with mozzarella, pomodoro, chicken, peppers, and mushroomsR240
Genoa PizzaTopped with mozzarella, pomodoro, brie, and caramelized onionsR240
Bari PizzaTopped with mozzarella, pomodoro, spinach, olives, and ricottaR220
Honolulu PizzaTopped with mozzarella, pomodoro, beef bacon, and pineappleR235
Torino PizzaTopped with mozzarella, pomodoro, gorgonzola, Italian hard cheese, and provoloneR235
American PizzaTopped with mozzarella, Pomodoro, basil, and french friesR195

Nonna’s Sauces

SauceStarting Price (R)
SaucesR50

Nonna’s Desserts

DessertDescriptionPrice (R)
Tiramisu SliceAn elegant and rich layered Italian dessert made with Italian biscuit, mascarpone cheese, cream, and freshly ground coffee.R95
Lemon Cheesecake SliceClassic fridge cheesecake.R85

Nonna’s Gourmet Milkshakes

Gourmet MilkshakesDescriptionStarting Price (R)
Gourmet MilkshakesVanilla Ice Cream swirled with Natural extracts, full cream milk & Fresh Cream.R70

Nonna’s Cold Beverages

BeveragePrice (R)
300ml Soft Drink CansR30
500ml Soft Drink BottleR35
Tizers 330mlR40
Lipton Iced Tea 330mlR40
Schweppes 200ml CanR30
500ml Mineral WaterR30
1L Mineral WaterR40
1L San Pellegrino Imported Italian Sparkling Mineral WaterR60
Sete 500mlR20
1L Aqua Panna StillR60

Nonna’s Mocktails

MocktailDescriptionPrice (R)
Classic MojitoFresh lime muddled with pure cane sugar and fresh mint leaves churned with crushed ice and charged with Schweppes Lemonade.R70
Strawberry MojitoFresh lime muddled with wild strawberry extracts, fresh mint leaves churned with crushed ice, and charged with Schweppes Lemonade.R70
Watermelon & Chili MojitoFresh lime muddled with natural watermelon extract, fresh mint leaves, and a hint of chili churned with crushed ice and charged with Schweppes Lemonade.R70
Kiwi MojitoFresh lime muddled with fresh kiwi extract, fresh mint leaves churned with crushed ice, and charged with Schweppes Lemonade.R70
Pina ColadaFresh pineapple blended cold with natural coconut extracts, and fresh lime and served with fresh pineapple.R70
Cosmopolitan TwistSundried orange extract, cranberry juice, and lime wedges.R70
Peach & Mango DaquiriThick mango juice blended frozen with natural peach extract and fresh lime juice.R70
Electric LemonadeBlue curacao orange extract shaken with fresh lemon, and mint leaves and charged with Schweppes Lemonade.R70
Kiwi Pineapple & Ginger CrushNatural kiwi extracts shaken with fresh pineapple and lime charged with chilled Ginger Beer.R70
Cucumber Cranberry & Ginger SpikeFresh cucumber shaken with chilled cranberry juice, fresh lime churned, and charged with Ginger Beer and Schweppes Lemonade.R70
Cherry Berry SunriseNatural cherry extracts are shaken and chilled with strawberry juice, layered with crushed ice and orange juice.R70
Strawberry DaiquiriFresh lime muddled with wild strawberry extracts, fresh mint churned and charged with Schweppes Lemonade.R70

Nonna’s Frappes

FrappePrice (R)
Cappuccino FrappeR85
Coconut Mocha FrappeR85
Salted Caramel FrappeR85
Chai Latte FrappeR85

Nonna’s Hot Beverages

Hot BeveragePrice (R)
AmericanoR35
CappuccinoR35
EspressoR35
Double EspressoR35
MachiattoR35
Double MachiattoR50
Caffe LatteR35
Caffe MochaR35
CortadoR60
Hot ChocolateR35
Steamed Chai Tea LatteR50
Five Roses TeaR25
Herbal TeaR30
Rooibos TeaR25

Nonna’s Sandton Menu

CategoryItemPrice (R)
Nonna’s Classic Starters
Melanzane Alla Parmigiana StarterR115
Zucchini Fritte StarterR95
Frittura Di Pesce StarterR230
Calamari Fritti StarterR130
Gamberi e Calamari in Pomodoro StarterR210
Risotto Suppli StarterR115
Polpette in SalsaR120
Freshly Baked & Focaccia Sandwich
Panino Di Mamma Focaccia SandwichR130
Campania Focaccia SandwichR115
Cagliari Focaccia SandwichR130
Veneto Focaccia SandwichR150
Algarve Focaccia SandwichR150
Pasta Al Forno
Napoletana Al Forno PastaR115
Arrabbiata PastaR130
Aglio Olio Pepperoncino PastaR110
Pesto PastaR170
Formaggio PastaR180
Primavera PastaR160
Crème Di Funghi PastaR160
Bolognese PastaR185
Beef Meatballs PastaR185
Chicken Alfredo PastaR185
Calamari Tagliatelli PastaR185
Frutti Di Mare in Bianco PastaR235
Frutti Di Mare PastaR235
Gamberi PastaR230
Alfredo PastaR220
Carne PastaR220
Mozambique Crab PastaR235
Nonna’s Square Pizza
Palermo PizzaR105
Assisi PizzaR145
Bianca PizzaR170
Napoli PizzaR155
Locale PizzaR230
Milano PizzaR230
Caserta PizzaR230
Catania PizzaR200
Bologna PizzaR220
Ascoli PizzaR230
Pisa PizzaR220
Imola PizzaR215
Porto PizzaR220
Venezia PizzaR265
Atene PizzaR230
Siena PizzaR220
Genoa PizzaR220
Bari PizzaR200
Honolulu PizzaR220
Torino PizzaR220
American PizzaR180
Burgers & Mains
Classic Home-Made BurgerR135
Pepper Mushroom Fillet & French FriesR300
Rump Tagliatta Alfresco & French FriesR275
Rump 300g & French FriesR250
Fillet 250g & French FriesR280
Ribeye (400g) & French FriesR310
Lamb Chops & French FriesR300
Calamari & French Fries With Zucchini Fries & Greek SaladR205
Grilled Prawns (7) & French FriesR330
Baby Kingklip & French FriesR350
Chicken
Chicken Breast Alfresco & French FriesR230
Grilled Chicken Prima Vera & French FriesR265
Salads
Greco SaladR120
Greek SaladR120
Mediterranean SaladR130
Caprese SaladR130
Classic Rocket SaladR130
Tuna SaladR130
Chicken SaladR150
Alfresco SaladR120
Spinach & Almond SaladR125
Dessert
TiramisuR70
Lemon Cheese Cake SliceR70
Frappes
Cappuccino FrappeR85
Coconut Mocha FrappeR85
Salted Caramel FrappeR85
Chai Latte FrappeR85
Cold Beverages
Soft Drink Cans 300mlR30
Tizers 330mlR40
Lipton Iced Tea 300mlR40
500ml San Pellergrino Still waterR40
500ml San Pellergrino Sparkling waterR40
1L San Pellegrino Imported Italian Sparkling Mineral WaterR72
1L San Pellegrino Imported Italian Sparkling Mineral WaterR72

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