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Biota Dining

18 Kangaloon Rd, Bowral, New South Wales 2576, Australia
+61 2 4862 2005
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good20%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
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Australian, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
18 Kangaloon Rd, Bowral, New South Wales 2576, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have dined here before and decided to come back again to the casual dining menu for my husbands birthday. Once again the food was delicious and we had a very enjoyable dinner. Our choices included the Potato Scallops with whipped Dory Roe, Mornay Yabbie...More

Thank tattslinger
Reviewed 5 days ago

I recently went to Biota for dinner with two friends from Sydney. One of these friends, a well known doctor had a gift voucher her daughter had given her as a gift for degustation dinner for two. We decided to go and pay for the...More

4  Thank DebSuth
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not the typical restaurant so be prepared for a different experience so keeping that in mind it was an interesting meal.We had a nice wine which was recommended and found the wine list great.Worth try but it is expensive.

1  Thank Michaelht12
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to Biota with my daughter for a small end of HSC celebration, the staff are very friendly and the food served in the bar is very groovy! I can highly recommend this for anyone wishing to have a drink and some small plates...More

1  Thank 274wanda
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bizzarely overpriced for five minuscule, try hard and largely tasteless courses. It appears they have lost sight of what ‘good food’ actually is. Oily flatbread first course, 5 tiny cherry tomatoes in water for second, pipis in green broth the standout dish but required to...More

6  Thank lalulo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We recently celebrated our anniversary at biota dining and rooms. It was our 3rd time there and we thought it was worthy of the drive from Canberra. At around $800 for the room and dinner for two, were ok with the room being very basic,...More

9  Thank annette b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A disaster from the minute we walked in. They hadn't even set the booked table. Bare wood three paper napkins put on one side. The menu? Rubbish! Rejcted. Offered bar menu. Begridginly accepted. Marjched to bar. Took food order not drinks. When drinks arrived a...More

8  Thank richardS7868XN
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Understated scandi chic setting, helpful down to earth staff, and really great fresh dishes. We had the 7 course degustation menu, and unlike many high end Sydney restaurants, the dishes were delicious without being pretentious. We’ll definitely be back!

2  Thank D R
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Beautiful location. We had a small group for dinner. The food was amazing mostly local produce. Very warm homey atmosphere with exceptional service. Great place to stay the night as well.

Thank LukeB2868
Reviewed 20 September 2018

I was very impressed with my visit to Biota restaurant on 20th September 2018. I had the 5 course lunch and the food was superb, as was the way it was served by Mr. Blake. The atmosphere at Biota was very quiet and calm, with...More

2  Thank Ian S
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El G
10 May 2018|
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Response from MarloPerry | Reviewed this property |
I haven't personally had vegan food here, but I think if you gave them enough notice they would accommodate since they are using their own beautiful produce from the garden.
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 42 - USD 87
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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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