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La Pecora Nera

3 Upper Thames St, Burra, South Australia 5417, Australia
+61 400 516 896
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“pizza” (116 reviews)
“mussels” (20 reviews)
“antipasti” (32 reviews)
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3 Upper Thames St, Burra, South Australia 5417, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Had a Sunday lunch here and enjoyed it immensely. The food is superb and the relaxed atmosphere and friendly staff made it and absolute pleasure.

Thank Pat B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Came here under recommendation. Basic looking place, nothing fancy. Quirky vinyl records feature wall. This is a family run business and we love to support local. Love goes into making all meals. Complimentary garlic bread was beautiful. We shared a pizza (they are ginormous) and...More

Thank Leigh P
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I love it, I love it, I Love it. Good authentic Italian cooking with an Italian cook who knows his stuff. The service is incredible. The atmosphere is homely. Form the minute you walk in you are greeted, welcomed and you automatically feel like family....More

Thank donjant
Reviewed 6 days ago

Casual, relaxed dining. Can sit outside on huge deck if weather permits. Fabulous pizza - tastes just like the best in Italy. Thin crust, wood fired and lots of flavour. Intense flavour in the gelati and the affogato was perfect. Couldn't fault a thing. Love...More

Thank Jen C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We found La Pecora Nera by accident. We were looking for a quick relaxing meal and were pleasantly surprised. Well set up with a welcoming atmosphere which instantly makes you feel comfortable and at home. The food and service were excellent. I would highly recommend...More

Thank Jillian W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

La Pecora Nera is a breath of Italian air in a South Australia country town. Fresh homemade pasta, beautiful antipasto, great wine selection, wood fired pizza and a wide range of music in the background will make you want to come back here again and...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

We had takeaway pizza there about 6 months ago (only option as restaurant was fully booked) and it was delicious so we decided to book a table and return. We were not disappointed - the most delicious garlic bread and pasta dishes, all full of...More

Thank lucyo159
Reviewed 8 January 2018

What a wonderful place!!! If you like me love Italy and especially the Italian food, then make a plan to visit this Italian restaurant in Burra. Make it like us, plan a trip to Burra and the Red Bank Conservation Park - a very beautiful...More

Thank Magpie056
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

We ventured to Burra for our staff Christmas party and 23 of us landed on the door step of this deceiving looking little place. With a small frontage you would think we were all going to be crammed in but once you get inside and...More

Thank Melanie P
Reviewed 9 November 2017

The evening started as it would progress and end, with friendly , good service . We ordered the Antipasta and a Caprese salad and was very happy indeed that they had some Italian Prosecco wine to accompany it .... The Food was excellent and as...More

Thank AntonioThe1st
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3 September 2016|
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Response from eel007 | Reviewed this property |
Mate at 9 pm Burra is a pretty quiet place in winter! I'd be outa the restaurant and somewhere beside a toasty warm fire with a good glass of red!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 31
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Upper Thames St, Burra, South Australia 5417, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Burra
  • Phone Number: +61 400 516 896
  • E-mail
La Pecora Nera (The Black Sheep) is an Authentic Italian Eatery (Woodoven Pizzeria & Osteria) located in the picturesque town of Burra in the mid-noth of South Australia. Everything revolves around the magnificent wood-fired oven. It's Italian food as it was meant to be - fresh, vibrant & delicious - the closest you can get to dining out in Rome without traveling to Rome itself! Our ever-changing menu includes: Antipasti (cured meats, cheese, olives & other delicasies) ; Insalate (Salads) & Insalatoni (Big Salads); Pasta (both durum wheat & gluten free); Traditional Woodoven Pizza, Dolci (Sweets & Deserts); Gelati & Caffe (Coffee) Buon Appetito!
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