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Flour and Stone Recipes

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Autumn weather signals the arrival of soups, broths, roasts and more hearty meals.

Roasted cauliflower salad with yoghurt dressing and almonds

The cauliflower is roasted until it starts to caramelise, which adds extra depth of flavour to this winning salad. Serve it warm or at room temperature.

Melbournes finest meet Worlds Best

Leading chefs descend on Melbourne in April for The World’s 50 Best Restaurants. We asked local hospitality folk who they’d abduct for the day and where they’d take them to show off their city. There may be coffee, there may be culture, but in the end it’s cocktails.

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New cruises 2017

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All Star Yum Cha

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Berowra Waters Inn
Modern Australian
  • Public Wharves,
    Berowra Waters,
    Sydney, NSW
  • (02) 9456 1027,
    www.berowrawatersinn.com/
  • Lunch Fri-Sun noon-3pm

    Dinner Fri-Sat 7pm-11pm

    

Berowra Waters Inn
-33.602344,151.120659

There are few more magical approaches to a restaurant in Australia than the short, sweet ride across the Hawkesbury to berth at this river-locked landmark. As the water laps and sucks at the stones beneath the louvred windows running the length of the long, airy room, diners poke and prod at the small arrangements of food daintily adorning their large plates.  It's tricky stuff, and sometimes the frills of chervil and crossed slivers of  apple (on scallops with chorizo), dashi "crisp" and lemon foam (on an  earthy tranche of trout) or the sweet and vinegary tarragon gel (with  gooey-tender short rib and onion rings) seem needlessly fussy and not  always in the service of great taste. Service is well meaning but not so well drilled that, for instance, you'll always have wine in your glass when your plate arrives. You might find more dazzle for your $155 a head elsewhere in Sydney, but Berowra's unique setting remains as entrancing as ever.  


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At a glance

  • Wine:
  • Two glasses
  • Price:
  • Dégustation $155

    

  • Feature:
  • BYO
    Licensed
    Vegetarian
    Private room
    Impressive Wine List
  • Cards:
  • American Express
    Eftpos
    MasterCard
    Visa
  • Bookings:
  • Bookings essential
  • Chef:
  • Brian Geraghty

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