Beyond the best of Berrima Village and cellar doors we like the following great food finds:
Come and enjoy superb food, wine and views of the rolling Southern Highlands landscape that you will not find anywhere else, from its elevated position on the beautiful McVitty vineyard and olive grove property, Feast at McVitty offers magnificant views as far as the distant Blue Mountains.
CERDO: TAPAS BAR AND RESTAURANT
This is a great little tapas bar with wonderful staff and a vibrant atmosphere. The menu regularly changes and events such as family night and locals night always draw a crowd.
Address: 107 Main Street, Mittagong, NSW
Opening Hours: 5.30- 9.30pm
Phone: 02 4872 3789
FOOD PATH TOURS
Trust a local to open the right doors for you, to the Highlands greatest food experiences. Jill Dyson of Food Path Culinary Tours can arrange everything from farm tours and market days to gourmet food foraging and orchard picking. Their long table on Celebration Sunday every month at Biota dining is not to be missed and specialty workshops with high profile providores are regularly offered.
BIOTA DINING, Bowral
A gastronomic experience in the formal dining room or more relaxed lounge bar, celebrating seasonal botanicals and artisan produce from local farmers and growers supported by harvests from the on-site glasshouse producing over 40 varietals of seed important from france, the Netherlands and locally. Delectable slow roasts are a specialty.
BERKELOUW BOOK BARN – 3km from Berrima village
With an inspired seasonal menu this restaurant stands alone for highly personalised and professional attention to detail by their on-the-ball maître d. An absolutely magical lunch setting, surrounded by thousands of books, with towering cathedral ceiling, exposed timber beams and the crackle of a vast stone fireplace.You will need to book ahead.
EXETER STUDIO RESTAURANT – 19km
Tucked away down a country lane of picturesque Exeter village on a rambling, Parisstyle design studio estate. Fine dining fireside seated on forged iron furniture or in the vast conservatory, looking out to manicured gardens. Cuddly throws are provided to keep you extra cosy and they regularly host duck & pinot dinners, yuletide and paella nights.
ELEPHANT BOY CAFE, BOWRAL – 8.7km
A wonderfully opulent interior, generous servings of fabulous food and friendly service make this bustling café a favourite with locals and return visitors. Famous for their pies, fish potato cakes, tuna & lentil rissoles and tangy curries.
MILK FACTORY GALLERY CAFÉ, BOWRAL – 8.6km
In keeping with the vibrant, art space setting, Café des Artistes stands out for its quirky décor and inspired culinary delights, like black volcanic salt seasoning the breakfast avocado. Breakfast avocado with black volcanic salt.
CANYONLEIGH COUNTRY STORE – 8.9km
A captivatingly rustic road stop with breathtaking views with great coffee and cakes.