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Bistro Officina

€€ - €€€, European, Vegetarian Friendly
6 David Street, Bowral, New South Wales 2576, Australia
+61 2 4861 7787
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“gnocchi” (17 reviews)
“bread” (18 reviews)
“kingfish” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Australian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
6 David Street, Bowral, New South Wales 2576, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

After some, unnecessary negotiations with the management, our group of 14 golfing ladies from Palm Beach had their booking details honoured and enjoyed a lovely meal with waiter Ulysses giving us great service in the most friendly and obliging manner. Top marks and grateful thanks...More

1  Thank Carmen S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for a lovely Sunday birthday lunch. Food was mouth delicious , the Smokey flavours of the meat and bread were the best I’ve had and it was just so tender and soft. Definitely come back to this one!

Thank Pia B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped off here for some light bar fare and a welcome glass of wine after unexpected car troubles saw me overnight in Bowral. It was a mid-week visit during winter so a seat by the fire was warranted, plus surprisingly full for this time of...More

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely cosy decor with fireplace and outstanding food using local fresh and organic produce . Very impressive wine list . Had the Whole Flounder grilled , it was delicious 😋

Thank Olinka S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yes did we did enjoy this Restaurant first class service the atmosphere and the food was perfectly cook to our order choice of a taste menu or order of the menu thankyou team top job

Thank howard c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Next to Biota, this is my restaurant of choice in Bowral for quality. The chef is excellent, has trained in some of Europe's and sydney's better restaurant and the quality is evident. The service was a little hit and miss to start with, was al...More

Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Just look at all the official reviews that are raving about this place. But I disagree with some: “Noisy” – not while we were there, even though the restaurant was hosting a large number of diners. They also do not say enough about Alexandra, who...More

1  Thank Dr Wilbur H
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Maybe we visited on a bad day, but the reception was offhand, the ambiance was lacking and the service patchy - mains plates were left uncleared for more than 45 minutes after we had finished. No one enquired if we wanted dessert. The food was...More

1  Thank Maxblacklab
Reviewed 29 July 2018

The staff were wonderful and helpful, the mains were superb: get the lamb neck, it will change your life. The sashimi was fresh and not something we normally would go for, but enjoyed immensely. Their sourdough was warm and crusty on the outside, soft on...More

Thank thomasianchalmers
Reviewed 15 July 2018

My wine tasting group has met here twice, and I've been impressed by the smoky wood fired cooking and the quality of the produce..... So I took myself there on Friday - and under recommendation - ordered the meatballs - which were delicious, tasty and...More

1  Thank KatPinotGris
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 David Street, Bowral, New South Wales 2576, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Southern Highlands  >  Bowral
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4861 7787
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