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Grand Bistro

€€ - €€€Cafe, , Vegetarian Friendly
The Grand Arcade 291 Bong Bong St, Bowral, New South Wales 2576, Australia
+61 2 4862 2126
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“crab omelette” (4 reviews)
“pork belly” (10 reviews)
“red lentil” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Food
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LOCATION
The Grand Arcade 291 Bong Bong St, Bowral, New South Wales 2576, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Superb lunch just ate the pumpkin gnocchi with chicken ..wish I had space for another serving,also we had the twice cooked duck with onion cream and pearl barley ,, Don’t miss this hidden gem ,, Great value as well

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank robinsobel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This fabulous light-filled restaurant has a menu packed with creative, tasty dishes and is so much fun. For breakfast there are so many different dishes from the expected eggs & bacon to a poke bowl, smashed avacado on toast, salmon & miso scrambled eggs, Baghdad...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Renaesworldofficial
Reviewed 1 October 2018

So we as a group of 8 were in Bowral for the local Tulip festival today. Due to the festivities, the town was quite busy and filled with people around lunch time. We had walked about 45 mins to find somewhere able to accommodate 8...More

Date of visit: October 2018
15  Thank DamonBi
Justine I, Owner at Grand Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2018

Hi there Thanks for the review. Really is so enlightening, educational and endearing for us as seasoned restaurant operators to receive such amazing unsolicited, precise and educational feedback. Especially when it comes from somebody that clearly has no clarity or idea how restaurants operate. (even...More

Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Service and location was lovely, but all I can say is get the crab omelette. And if you dont like seafood, pity for you. Best omelette of my life. And that's it.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Belinda_Joy
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Don't know what I loved more, the food or the service. We had not booked, but were well looked after by the welcoming staff, and therefore perfectly comfortable while waiting for a table. Staff were friendly and efficient keeping everyone happy on a busy Father's...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Another_Dub
Justine I, Owner at Grand Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2018

HI Another_Dub, Thanks for taking the time to review and it makes me so happy that you enjoyed your experience on Fathers Day! We look forward to feeding you again. Thanks Justine

Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Being local and having tried them all, I have settled on the fact that these guys are the go to for breakfast. Za'atar Poached Eggs are not to be missed, and the service shines. In a town full of cafe's you need to be on...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank jasonhC6462VH
Justine I, Owner at Grand Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2018

Thank you Jason H for the great review! Looking forward to continuing to feed you your Za'atar eggs! Justine

Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

High quality ingredients. Excellent table service. Delicious breakfast (we ended up ordering three meals between the two of us!) very safe bet for a tasty brunch

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank moej23
Justine I, Owner at Grand Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2018

Thank you so much Moe J!!!! Can't wait to feed you again. Justie

Reviewed 21 July 2018

Travelled from Sydney especially to dine here for breakfast and was not disappointed. The menu includes very appetising items from which I chose the "Grand Breakfast" with an extra of Black Pudding. WOW, so tasty and fresh. My co-diners were equally pleased with their choices...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Iantame
Justine I, Owner at Grand Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2018

HI lantame, Thanks so much for your kind words. It always pleases me to hear our customers enjoy their experience! I hope we get feed you again soon. Thanks!! Justine

Reviewed 18 July 2018

We enjoyed a delicious lunch of slow cooked lamb rump with Moroccan style garnishes and a nice bottle of local red in this great little cafe/restaurant. I appreciated the fact that when I mentioned some greens (expecting to order a side) the chap looking after...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Molly1934
Justine I, Owner at Grand Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2018

Thanks Molly1934 for taking the time time to review us and we hope to feed you again when your next in Bowral!!! Thanks Justine

Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

My wife and I visited this fabulous bistro for breakfast. We shared the Grand Breakfast and the Ricotta Hotcakes. Wow! What an experience. The Grand was just that. Ham hock croquettes, bacon, chorizo, eggs, tomatoes, sourdough... The Hotcakes were another level again! Thick, sweet, strawberries,...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Peter F
Justine I, Owner at Grand Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2018

Hi Peter F, We LOVE hearing this! Thank you for taking the time to compliment us. We very much look forward to feeding you guys again soon! Thanks Peter. Justine and Damo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$24
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 15:00
Thursday
07:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Grand Arcade 291 Bong Bong St, Bowral, New South Wales 2576, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Southern Highlands  >  Bowral
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4862 2126
  • E-mail
Description
Rustic, tasty, flavour driven food served in a friendly atmosphere. A great little wine and a snappy cocktail list to enjoy either with food or on their own. Great space to sit outside and enjoy the all day sun. Owned and operated by people that genuinely love hospitality.
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