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Biota Dining

18 Kangaloon Rd, Bowral, New South Wales 2576, Australia
+61 2 4862 2005
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good20%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
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6:00 pm - 10:00 pm Hours
Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
18 Kangaloon Rd, Bowral, New South Wales 2576, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It was my birthday on Saturday. The day started rough, the baby wasn’t well and neither of the kids had slept much the night before. But, my husband promised, he had a big surprise for me that night. We don’t have family in the area...More

Thank janeticehurst
Reviewed 1 week ago

A truly artistic experience of food fusion and creativity, service was exceptional. We started with a cocktail in the garden, my lavender infused cocktail was just divine. The degustation menu was beautifully thought out. The 'crab fool' that we started with was somewhat of a...More

Thank reichelc1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic service, fantastic food, recommend a visit - be open to the experience to get the most out of the meal

Thank Cate A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sunday of long weekend we had early dinner booking which was great as before it got too busy, Ben the sommelier/maître D was able to chat at length which was terrific. We had 5 course degustation with matching wines & added Quandong ribs to share...More

Thank Malcolm A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed our weekend away at Biota. The food was good and we chose the matching wines to save money and enjoy the delicious experience. Unfortunately they told us at the fourth course that we would not be receiving a matching wine...More

Thank 777TravelLover777
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the degustation with matched wines and the dishes and matched drinks were beautiful. Stand out was the Angus beef dish were the meat and jus was phenomenal, the only negative was the dessert. Though I admire the innovation the aniseed was a bit...More

Thank kkimpton
Reviewed 15 May 2018

I recently held a large party at Biota and we were not disappointed. The evening ran smoothly and the staff were most welcoming and helpful. Our guests loved the food and atmosphere, there was absolutely nothing we could fault. A big thank you to Ben...More

Thank Ebony H
Reviewed 12 May 2018

I have been wanting to eat at Biota for a long time and on my retirement my colleagues gave me a gift voucher to fulfil my dream. My husband and I had the 7 course degustation with matching local wines...food was acceptable but certainly not...More

8  Thank irenez12018
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Beautiful meal. Lots of local produce and products smoked in-house: including fruits as well as meats. Wine pairing excellent. Chefs of each course attended delivery of plates to explain each. As expected for fine dining restaurant some beautiful surprises and creativity. Only slight sour flavour...More

Thank brushie1
Reviewed 5 May 2018

We had the 7 course tasting menu and it was extremely good. We have eaten at a number of hatted and otherwise highly rated restaurants and this definitely deserves its spot when it appears in the top restaurants in Australia lists. Will definitely be going...More

Thank DSR67
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El G
10 May 2018|
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Response from jimmyf0rd | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea as I'm not a vegan
20 April 2017|
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Response from Tina B | Reviewed this property |
No they don't unfortunately
25 September 2016|
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Response from Alanda N | Reviewed this property |
The hotel/restaurant website gives you the cost of accomodation so check there -as depends what day/if you're dining.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 43 - USD 89
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Kangaloon Rd, Bowral, New South Wales 2576, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Southern Highlands  >  Bowral
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4862 2005
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