Restaurant Reviews

Town: Restaurant review

Town

Address

33 Byron St
Bangalow, NSW

Hours

Dinner Thu-Sat 7pm-10pm

Prices

Dégustation $85

REVIEW

It's such a pleasure to wander through the unassuming downstairs café to discover this wonderful restaurant. The room is similarly low-key and the service understated, placing the focus firmly on the food. Chefs Karl and Katrina Kanetani, whose résumés include Est, Quay and Tetsuya's, present an impressive seven-course dégustation that draws heavily on local produce. Scallops are deftly balanced against a cauliflower purée, shiitake and hazelnuts. A beautifully textured cut of lamb is paired with cherry tomatoes and umeboshi to excellent effect. The wine list is well considered, incorporating a mix of local and European drops. Town's reputation for desserts is justly deserved. A rose and Champagne sorbet with praline cream provides a refreshing prelude to a blood plum cheesecake with rye crumble and goat's curd snow. In a region blessed with great dining options, Town stands out and gets better with each visit.

Phone:
(02) 6687 2555

Bookings:
Bookings essential

Features:

  • Licensed
  • Vegetarian-friendly
  • Private room
  • Impressive Wine List

Accepted card types:

  • American Express
  • Eftpos
  • MasterCard
  • Visa

Chef(s):
Karl & Katrina Kanetani

This review was made independently for the Gourmet Traveller Restaurant Guide. The guide's reviewers visit unannounced and pay their way.