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52 Station St, Bowral, New South Wales 2576, Australia
+61 499 900 645
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“meatballs” (7 reviews)
“duck buns” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
52 Station St, Bowral, New South Wales 2576, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great find in Bowral. We went for lunch and ended up ordering a few more dishes after everything tasted so good. We were pleasantly surprised by the dishes, ambience and service. Market fish was cooked perfectly and the fries are one of a...More

Thank ssantos80
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just back from a great lunch with the rest of the family. 3 lambs, fish and bread starter. Also had the duck. Wonderful food, faultless. Finished off with a great coffee. Easy parking across the road. You will not be disappointed.

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recently attended with a group of friends. Great location away from the Main Street in an old timber cottage with a modern extension out the back. Food was delicious but my soup was a very small amount. Great atmosphere with a good vibe. Toilets located...More

Thank lizzie060
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It’s freezing in Bowral with the mercury going to single digit so it’s welcoming to have the warmth of the verandah but you can still take in the view of the winter hills. Coffee; beats the hotels inadequate pod coffee. So, there might be another...More

Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Visited with friends on the way back to sydney. Waited an hour for any food arrive and it was very bland and tasteless. Spaghetti was overcooked and had zero taste, meatballs were edible but no seasoning or flavour, fish was cooked well but also tasteless...More

1  Thank davedeutsch
Reviewed 17 August 2018

My friend and I find this place so easy, being very windy we sat in the sun verandah and had duck pancakes and water, just two were enough, each.Delious generous serving of duck tucked into plump dough.I would go back just for them. The waitress...More

Thank Amanda D
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Honestly I can't stop raving about ludo. Possibly my favourite place to eat in the entire Southern Highlands. Staff were friendly and once again up for a chat! Food keeps on changing with the seasons and the chef always keeps it fresh and new!! (Very...More

Thank JamesG6112
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Down at Bowral and stumbled on this cafe with a bright blue cottage out front As you enter it becomes a modern extension with gorgeous courtyard Had poached eggs bacon which was simple but delicious Great coffee completed our quick stay It’s open on Friday...More

1  Thank Bali1961
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Arrived at 2:40pm ravenous for lunch and coffee only to be turned away as ‘the kitchen had closed’!! Big mistake! This is our second visit to Ludo and we have been left disappointed again.... first visit we waited over 1/2 hour for coffee and food...More

Thank AMH912
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Fresh bright and attractive fitout, pleasant food but a waitress who patently would have preferred to be somewhere else ... and probably should be if the management want return local patronage.

Thank AnnBurleigh
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7 March 2018|
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Response from Efficient199 | Reviewed this property |
7am. But Mon and Tues are closed. That's their weekend.😃😃😃
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 18
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 Station St, Bowral, New South Wales 2576, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Southern Highlands  >  Bowral
  • Phone Number: +61 499 900 645
We are thrilled to have opened a new dining experience in the heart of Bowral. Our food is designed for the shared table. Engaging and exciting, bringing friends and family together. The atmosphere is warm and vibrant, with a touch of sophistication. Elegantly relaxed, not flashy. Smart, yet casual. ludo. is perfect for all occasions...planned or spontaneous.
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