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Biota Dining
Modern Australian
  • 18 Kangaloon Rd,
    Bowral, NSW
  • (02) 4862 2005,
    www.biotadining.com
  • Lunch Fri-Mon noon-2pm;

    Dinner daily 6pm-9pm

     

Biota Dining
-34.486429,150.416687

Biota Dining sits low in the Bowral landscape, all Scandi-cool polished concrete, mid-century-inspired furniture, scrubbed timber and low light. Local, seasonal ingredients are the focus and several snacks are a happy introduction, whether with fine wine or the interesting soft options. Subsequent dishes are a mixed bag. Sweet spanner crab and slivers of white peach are beautifully delicate, albeit overpowered by the fermented cabbage beneath; beef cooked over coals is textbook rare, paired with charred leek and crisp potato-water wafer and the unexpected addition of pickled elder leaves. Less successful is piglet, clams and toasted grain milk, a combination of flavours served lukewarm that we'd happily skip. Desserts return to form, not least the yoghurt soft-serve with Biota honey. There are good things here - the room, the warm and welcoming service and bold choices in the kitchen. One thing Biota is not is run-of-the-mill.


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At a glance

  • Food:
  • Two Stars
  • Wine:
  • Two glasses
  • Price:
  • 5 courses $98

    7 courses $158

  • Feature:
  • Licensed
    Bar
    Vegetarian
    Wheelchair Access
    Outdoor dining
    Private room
    Impressive Wine List
  • Cards:
  • American Express
    Eftpos
    MasterCard
    Visa
  • Bookings:
  • Bookings recommended
  • Chef:
  • James Viles

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