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Australia's top 20 rieslings
22.02.2017

We’re spoilt for variety – and value – in Australia when it comes to good riesling. Max Allen picks the top 20 from a fine crop.

Recipes by Christine Manfield
21.02.2017

As the '90s dawned, darling chefs were pushing the boundaries of cooking in this country. A young Christine Manfield, just starting out at this heady time, soon became part of the generation that redefined modern Australian cuisine. She shares some of her timeless signatures from the era.

Normandy landings
20.02.2017

To travel to Normandy along the Seine is to take it by stealth, writes Larissa Dubecki, who ventured forth in search of chateaux and Calvados.

Cirrus, Sydney review
20.02.2017

Cirrus moves the Bentley team down to the water and into more lighthearted territory without sacrificing polish, writes Pat Nourse.

How to grow rocket
20.02.2017

A vegetable patch without rocket lacks a great staple, according to Mat Pember. The perennial performer is a leaf for all seasons.

50BestTalks brings World’s best chefs to Sydney and Melbourne
16.02.2017

Massimo Bottura and more are coming to the Sydney Opera House.

Toby Wilson, Sean McManus and Jon Kennedy to open Bad Hombres
16.02.2017

Expect Mexican-Asian flavours and an all-natural wine list from two of Sydney’s edgier operators.

Local Knowledge: Moscow
16.02.2017

Director of Shakespeare theatre company Cheek by Jowl Declan Donnellan walks us through the essential sights and his favourite cafes and restaurants of his hometown.

The Studio Bistro
Modern Australian
The Studio Bistro
-33.655727,115.035857

Part French, part Asian, all Margaret River - this fresh-faced bistro fits carefree Yallingup to a tee. While the Studio Bistro is one of the area's better dinner options, daytime is best for admiring the manicured grounds from out on the deck, preferably with something from the thoughtful wine list at hand (glass or bottle? Portuguese, French or local?). The cooking is equally cosmopolitan: a gooey hen's egg with bacon, shards of prosciutto and peas goes great guns with crisp bread and hollandaise sauce, while hoisin sauce lends savour to fork-tender duck with Chinese cabbage and coriander salsa. Green tea ice-cream with popping candy and black-sesame sponge is as colourful as anything in the on-site gallery, although Angus fillet with Café de Paris butter shows the kitchen is just as happy with the classic hits. Relaxed, attentive service rounds off this fun, easy-going package.


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At a glance

  • Wine:
  • Two glasses
  • Price:
  • E $6-$20

    M $36-$40

    D $15-$32

  • Feature:
  • Licensed
    Bar
    Vegetarian
    Wheelchair Access
    Outdoor dining
    Impressive Wine List
  • Cards:
  • Eftpos
    MasterCard
    Visa
  • Bookings:
  • Bookings recommended
  • Chef:
  • Malcolm Chow

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