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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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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3 Upper Thames St, Burra, South Australia 5417, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fabulous find! This relaxed family traditional Italian Restaurant was an absolute pleasure from the moment you enter the premises, with the welcoming aroma of the wood oven, which gives an indication of the flavours in store. The pizza's are sensational. True Italian authenticity....More

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Warm relaxed service in a family atmosphere. We were advised to help ourself to the drinks and let them know what we had. We ordered a pizza and pasta to share. Yum yum yum, fresh and tasty. Locals and tourists alike among the diners. Very...More

Thank Susiesharpie2015
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

16 of our family & friends celebrated lunch at La Pecora Nero. From the laid back atmosphere, warm wood fire, efficient, friendly staff & brilliant food, we had a great day. The restaurant is child friendly as well. We enjoyed anti pasto, garlic bread, spaghetti...More

Thank LoiZ_2
Reviewed 29 August 2017

What a surprise to come across a treasure in Burra that has the most amazing flavours in the food... made with love by traditional Italian owners... Le Pecora Nera was a fantastic find... and the music was vinyls and great to listen to..

Thank F9447HWElaineH
Reviewed 27 August 2017

What a surprising find! On a stormy rainy night this was open when nothing else appeared to be. Stepped in to a seriously interesting unique venue with authentic tasty menu choices - not many but all fabulously home style and FRESH. Great host and a...More

Thank rubyjayroadtrip
Reviewed 21 August 2017

What a fabulous surprise to find La Pecora Nera in Burra. Delicious pasta that was both refined and flavour-packed, simple Italian style pizza cooked to perfection and a decent range of well priced wines. While the service was welcoming, knowledgeable and friendly. You will be...More

Thank annamichaelm
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Based on TripAdvisor reviews we came here for dinner. Ordered anti pasto platter - OMG AMAZING!!!! Gorgeous food, great flavours, great service. Serving was enough that we didn't need anything more - cured meats (4 varieties), eggplant, artichokes, bread, mushrooms, buffalo cheese/tomato/basil slices.

2  Thank Bushbashers
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Years ago as a young man we went to the local Pizza Bar on a Sunday Night for tea. This barn like place is decked out Italian style playing loud 70's music in the background and run by Italians just like the old days. Only...More

1  Thank thegg2man
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

So surprised to find this fabulous Italian Restaurant in the heart of Burra. Owner could not do more for us and Pizza's prepared in big pizza oven in the middle of the restaurant were perfect. Atmosphere and experience made wonderful by 'Select an Album and...More

1  Thank JohnandFeli
Reviewed 29 July 2017

We stopped for lunch on Saturday. The pizzas are just to die for - but be warned they are BIG! My husband and I walked out with a "doggy box" as did many others. But the pizzas are authentic and just hand crafted beautifully! You...More

Thank rubarb91
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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
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  • 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
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
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
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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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