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Biota Dining

18 Kangaloon Rd, Bowral, New South Wales 2576, Australia
+61 2 4862 2005
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good20%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible11%
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“peas” (13 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 22:00 Hours
Australian, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
18 Kangaloon Rd, Bowral, New South Wales 2576, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am writing this review only an hour after dining at Biota but am so annoyed and offended by my experience there, I have felt compelled to do a review of it as soon as possible ! For me, this was my fourth time dining...More

Date of visit: November 2018
7  Thank Brett H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow - what a disappointing experience. The food was interesting and on the whole well prepared with interesting flavours. What was truly disappointing was the standard of service by the front of house staff. Matching wines were missed and staff delivered and collected plates like...More

Date of visit: November 2018
3  Thank scottcT2966SA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointed. Staff were very rude. Ordered an expensive bottle of wine which was off and had to buy another bottle. Food was extremely poorly cooked with the degustation selection. Offered bread and last meal was a $2 bar of chocolate. Was charged $400 for...More

Date of visit: November 2018
3  Thank Curious33628756067
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Has been one of our favourites for years; regularly have travelled hours out of our way for a special meal at Biota. Like all restaurants that offer tasting menus, there is a huge trust element and you rely on the chef to deliver quality, innovation...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was thoroughly looking forward to my visit to Biota in October. My friend and I had high expectations as I had been there previously. Three dishes were chosen that were a sad trio of Unappetising, fatty, and just plain not nice to eat. The...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank 361petreg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dined at Biota on Sunday 11 November. It was a special occasion for us - our anniversary. We had dined at Biota a couple of years before and we expected the same fining dining experience with great service and wonderful innovative food. This is...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Rioja965
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was meant to be a night away from the kids to celebrate our wedding anniversary. My husband organised the weekend and wanted it to be special. Luckily before we arrived at Biota people had told us not to expect much with the accommodation….so we...More

Date of visit: November 2018
3  Thank Catherine B
Reviewed 4 weeks 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

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank tattslinger
Reviewed 4 weeks 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

Date of visit: October 2018
6  Thank DebSuth
Reviewed 5 weeks 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.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Michaelht12
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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
US$42 - US$86
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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