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Reviewed 1 week ago

I am writing this review late, as visited for a big celebration in Jan this year but wanted to still write this review to say the degustation at Ruby's is worth every penny! The food, service, location, ambience was outstanding, it is a pricey but...well worth it experience! If you enjoy degustation you won't be disappointed!More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 12 December 2020

We celebrated our 38th (!) wedding anniversary yesterday with dinner at Ruby's. The magic started with the drive there along a scenic country road. The restaurant is a beautifully restored historic building. We had the best table,in the corner next to the window,looking out to...trees and sky. The service is professional and attentive. The chef's mother is very friendly and welcoming. To top it all off,the food is excellent! We thoroughly enjoyed our five-course degustation. We bought some of Scott's fig and ginger jam. Delicious! Thank you for making our celebration such a memorable one!More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 11 August 2020

First time dining at Ruby's with friends. After months of staying home due to the covid, we decided to dine out and try the degustation. You can choose between 5 or 7 dish degustation. We all went for the 7 course degustation for $115. A...few of us went for the wine pairing as well, which is $160. I really enjoyed the first 3 tasters - started with an ocean trout ceviche with finger lime, followed by labna with summer vege salad, then a goat cheese with nettle emulsion. Loved the flavour combination. Next came the braised oxtail with smoked eggplant. This was a much bigger serve, probably a little salty for me (personal preference). Then came the braised lamb shank, roast lamb backstrap with jerusalem artichoke and quandong jus. Another meaty dish, generous serving, my favourite is the lamb shank that was already removed from the bone and shaped into a ring. The backstrap I thought was a little well done for me (again personal preference - I like my steak medium rare). Dessert was a hungarian poppy seed cake paired with mango sorbet and berry compote. I thought the pairing was off, I enjoyed them separately but not together. Everyone at the table had the same thoughts. Overall, our dining experience was lovely, there was only 4 other tables near us (we dined in June 2020 a couple of weeks after restaurants were allowed to accept dine-in customers). We sat and drank till past 11pm and didn't realise! The staff was so obliging to let us stay so long and so late. They didn't rush us out! We thanked them for a great night, it feels so nice to dine out again with friends.More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 9 June 2020

From first sight to the farewell gaze Ruby's offers a unique experience. Having had two visits for a quiet dinner and most memorable of all our wedding I can say that that the team at Ruby's are fantastic at creating an atmosphere that transports one...from the cares of the world to a special place that engages all the senses and creates the opportunity for joyful times with friends and family.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 24 May 2020

We were visiting from Sydney and dropped in for the 5 course degustation. It was as fine as we have had in Sydney with friendly (yet unobstrusive) service. I especially liked that the paired wines were not big market labels, but carefully selected smaller Australian...and NZ regional vineyards. Exceptional value for money.More

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed 3 February 2020

We had a lovely time at this cosy restaurant.A bunch of friends to sit and chat in a beautiful environment while every one can hear each other! Food was absolutely amazing and meet all the fine dining criteria. I do recommend this place for couples...specially for an occasion to have an unforgettable night.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

Have eaten here twice now for full menu (set valentine’s menu and 7 course degustation with wine pairing). I could not fault one thing and each course was better than the last. The wine was exquisite and our service was excellent. Price is worth it.

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had the 7 course degustation menu (he also had the wine pairing) here. Highly recommend this for a very special dinner. The food is a gourmet experience of so many wonderful textures and flavours. Every plate has something to wow the...palate. There is so much detail and work that goes into these creations. Sheer delicacy!More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

My daughter & her new husband recently held their wedding reception at Ruby's. I cannot speak highly enough of the venue, food & service. Many guests commented that the food was the best of any wedding that they had attended. The marque was well set...up, & the perfect size for our wedding of 80 guests, & nothing was too much trouble for the staff. Certainly a night to remember.More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 24 August 2018

Warmly greeted into a cosy room with a stunning 🔥 Fireplace. 7 course degustation menu & wine pairings. Every plate was beautifully presented & we justed wanted to lick our plates. Amazing textures. Do you get what I am saying! Just book you won’t be...disappointed. Our waitress was great & explained all the wines & meals served. We over stayed our welcome but you guys were polite & didn’t bother us. We will remember this outing for a long time to come. Thanks Ruby’s.More

Date of visit: August 2018
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YLisette
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Response from Scott W | Property representative |
Hello YLisette, We are open for dinner Friday and Saturday and Sunday for lunch. Sorry for the late reply only just realised you sent this message. Please see our website for more information on menus. Thank you.
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  • Ruby's is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 5
    • Service: 5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5