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Biota Dining

18 Kangaloon Rd, Bowral, New South Wales 2576, Australia
+61 2 4862 2005
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good20%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
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Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
18 Kangaloon Rd, Bowral, New South Wales 2576, Australia
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1 - 10 of 572 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It had been a 5 year gap between diners and although the degustation menu format has changed (its fixed now, before it had some choice) the outcome was still the same - an amazing experience.

Thank Stumpy308
Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited on Saturday 11th Nov with my wife, daughter and her friend, who suggested the restaurant. The food was OK but not great. The service was appalling! Courses were delivered in a haphazard fashion - my main course arrived so far in advance that I...More

2  Thank djbatnumber3
Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us had a beautiful meal which lived up to the advertising. We had the 6 course meal with matching wines. The courses were very interesting, all having individual tastes and unusual ingredients. The service was very good and informative. We all agreed that...More

Thank Rod P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food interesting and delicious. Will come again and if possible will stay in the attached accommodation. Found the staff very helpful and friendly without being obtrusive. Highly recommend.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Celebrated our wedding anniversary here on Saturday night. Staff attentive and unobtrusive. There was time between each course to appreciate what had just been sampled. The kitchen was a state of zen where dishes were prepared in organised calm. Two dishes worth mentioning were the...More

Thank Spinfamily
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If first impressions mean anything,it didn’t start well.walked in,no one to meet and greet,we wandered around looking for someone in charge.the wrong menus were on the table,had to ask for water.one menus between two meant the decisions were slow.orders were taken,and we were advised that...More

3  Thank reluctantraveller
Reviewed 16 October 2017

The menu was sensational - along with the matched wines and the matches juices (for the driver). The staff were friendly and attentive. This was our second visit to Biota - and we plan on returning again.

Thank 837natashap
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

I'm still smiling about our experience at Biota on the weekend. We had the 5 course tasting menu and opted for a bottle of wine on the side (rather than the option of matching wines). The food and service did not disappoint. Everything was knock...More

Thank LStevensonAUS
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

One of the best dining experiences I have enjoyed anywhere in the world. So pleased biota is close to our farm we will be coming back regularly- we had the many plate degustation and every dish was a triumph

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Absolutely sub standard and the cafe atmosphere was horrible not one dish was up to the standard that one would expect.

6  Thank vince P
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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
US$44 - US$91
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
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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