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Onesta Cucina

Shop 1 5 Boolwey St, Bowral, New South Wales 2576, Australia
+61 2 4861 6620
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“beef cheeks” (35 reviews)
“tortino” (7 reviews)
“osso bucco” (13 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Shop 1 5 Boolwey St, Bowral, New South Wales 2576, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

food awesome the pasta dishes (lasagna & gnocchi) were perfect, service was grea it was very crowded so a little bit noisy. definitely need to pre-book. the dessert menu looked enticing but we were too full we shared some gelato

Thank murchied
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Extensive menu, almost overwhelming. The staff went to great lengths to ensure our comfort. We ordered a selection from the menu and all were prepared with care and and felt very homely. This is the type of restaurant you want for a group gathering as...More

1  Thank reichelc1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such an extensive menu ie small font( so bring your glasses!) but beautiful food. We finally settled on the cassoulet of duck and pork belly and the prosciutto wrapped chicken. Complimentary sourdough bread arrived while we waited. Great food and great timing. Deserts again were...More

1  Thank Wendy B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were due to be in Bowral, and started looking for a place to book for lunch. Onesta Cucina popped up, so we decided to try. Very glad we did. It was very good — service, variety offered...and what was prepared and eaten. We’ll certainly...More

2  Thank timboc
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Booked on Trip Advisor recommendation seeking a fine dinner for a quiet birthday celebration on Monday evening. Restaurant was well less than half full so the excellent attentive service was under no Pressure. Entrees of antipasto and pate were well presented and delicious but (as...More

1  Thank Arthur W
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Recently visited to celebrate my husband's birthday as I had read good reviews. Onesta is a lovely restaurant. The only things which stopped me given 5 stars were 1. when we entered we waited for a couple of minutes for someone to show us to...More

Thank 29plymouth
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

A wonderful drive down starting with a visit to the wonderful southern highlands botanic gardens festival and lunching in one of Bowral’s finest in fine dining. To begin, the service is exemplary. We were greeted with a feeling of great warmth and happiness and we...More

1  Thank John S
Reviewed 15 April 2018

My husband booked a table for two as a treat for my birthday (a very special one!) We asked for sparkling water and were given tap water in a Bombay Sapphire bottle, fine dining? We ordered a dry martini at the same time that we...More

1  Thank 44travelwell
Reviewed 11 April 2018

I had the prawn and mushroom pasta, which was absolutely delicious, while my wife had the lamb, which was also excellent. The service was friendly and efficient. When in Bowral, this is the place to eat dinner.

1  Thank BobHart308
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Everything about this place is awesome! Everything we ordered - the 12hr cooked beef cheeks were sublime - was excellent. Great wine list, great cocktails = world class! We always cone back here!

Thank zapheec
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21 July 2017|
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Response from angelomourikis | Reviewed this property |
Depends on their ages and behaviour. I would say young children 3-6 who will not run around should be okay. Maybe check with restaurant if they will accommodate you. But evening patrons may not appreciate children. Lunch... More
charles s s
30 April 2017|
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Response from Beverley D | Reviewed this property |
Charles - you can look at the menu by going to the onesta cucina website. The prices are there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 1 5 Boolwey St, Bowral, New South Wales 2576, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Southern Highlands  >  Bowral
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4861 6620
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Local Italian Restaurant, family owned and operated, serving delicious, hearty and honest food & wine.
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