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Biota Dining
Modern Australian
  • 18 Kangaloon Rd,
    Bowral, NSW
  • (02) 4862 2005,
  • Lunch Fri-Mon noon-3pm

    Dinner Thu-Mon 6pm-10pm

Biota Dining

With a name like Biota, it's no surprise this very modern country restaurant sources produce from within its own picturesque grounds. Behind the pond, one can find the "gathered field weeds" that appear elegantly plated with veal and tuna belly. Yes, Biota's spare and contemporary space is matched by a similar minimalism on the menu. Most dishes intrigue at first, and are well worth the journey. Thin sheets of dried lactose form a white canopy above tender pink lamb breast - both cooked and uncooked oats providing texture. There's similar artistry in rare duck breast with cauliflower, thyme, pear and white raisins for sweetness. A separate bar area turns out pulled-pork sliders, charred chorizo with blackened peppers and the like for the less adventurous. Bar or dining room, the wine and cocktail offerings are top-notch, with the staff always professional and enthusiastic about their mission.

Video Jason Loucas

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At a glance

  • Food:
  • One Star
  • Wine:
  • Two glasses
  • Price:
  • 3-9 courses, $65-$150

  • Feature:
  • Licensed
    Wheelchair Access
    Private room
  • Cards:
  • American Express
  • Bookings:
  • Bookings essential
  • Chef:
  • James Viles



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