The Berry Hotel – Berry NSW
SITUATED IN OUR OWN town, The Berry Hotel exudes ambience and the history of the region. Whether it’s an intimate dinner, big celebration or just a quiet beer with friends the Berry Hotel is the perfect venue. Plus they serve award winning cuisine in all of their three venues: The historic Coachhouse, The Courtyard and The Cafe. Add to this, your opportunity to taste the lauded Alpaca Burger, voted by Keith Austin as one of the ‘Top 6 Pub Burgers in NSW’ in the 2014 Good Pub Food Guide. Drop in and say g’day to Matt, Steve and Jeff and you might even catch us there for a quiet ale and good meal.
Eschalot, Berrima NSW
REGARDED AS ONE of the finest restaurants in the famous Southern Highlands, Eschalot’s reputation has been created and enjoyed since 2003. Located in the historic village of Berrima and opeating from one of the most significant heritage buildings in the area, Eschalot delivers consistently beautiful cuisine with an elegant and understated sense of occasion. Passionate about provincial techniques and produce, Chef Jerad Dunnohew has revived the very best from European Regional influences to create a sensory dining experience that is as delicious as it is rewarding.
Cholo’s, Dickson ACT
HAVE YOU EVER tasted Peruvian cuisine? The flavours of this culinary delight will leave an unforgettable imprint in your mind. Cholo’s first opened its doors in Australia in Jamieson a few years ago, it quickly became famous for its delicious Pollos a la Brasa, as well as other traditional dishes. “This is the best Peruvian food I’ve ever tasted in Australia”, says the ex-Peruvian Emabasador to Australia when he visited Cholo’s. The owners Chester and Luz Franchini, know how to cook a feast. Once you try it, you will definitely never regret it.
Jack & Jill, Geelong VIC
ATOP THE HILL on historical Moorabool Street Geelong, Jack & Jill is the unique experience in dining you’ve been looking for. Recently listed in The Age Good Food guide, Jack & Jill has enjoyed breakout success in its first year as award winning chef Leonie Mills brings her signature “miniature meal” creations to life. A truly original concept in dining, the Jack & Jill team invite you to select multiple meals from an ever changing menu, taking advantage of the freshest seasonal ingredients and cutting edge trends in dining.
Wharf Rd, Nowra NSW
WHARF RD RESTAURANT & BAR is an expression of what living in or travelling to the south coast of New South Wales is all about – a relaxed atmosphere and a cracking view to be shared with friends and family, with simple, delicious food and great wine.
Chef and owner Dave Campbell and his partner Nicole have breathed new life into the historic Harbour Master’s residence, creating a gracefully rustic space that showcases fresh local south coast produce, Australian-crafted wines and one hell of a view.
Pastuso, Melbourne VIC
EXPERIENCE THE DIVERSITY of a modern Peruvian grill, cevicheria and pisco bar taking you on exciting journey of discovery through the coast, Andes and the jungle of Peru’s beautiful food and culture.
Pastuso, takes its name from Paddington Bear who was originally an orphan bear from Lima before he was sent to England. Chef, Alejandro Saravia says parts of the story resonated with their ideas and of Lima coming to the western world and how it adapts and is received. The synergy with the motto from the tag that his Aunty put on his wrist before sending him off , “please look after this bear” has been adapted as a reminder to all about what hospitality is truly all about, looking after the customer!
Solitary Restaurant, Leura NSW
SOLITARY ENJOYS ONE of the most fortunate sites in all the Mountains; its dining room and garden offer the most magnificent views imaginable, overlooking Mount Solitary, Kings Tableland, and the Jamison Valley all the way to the Southern Highlands. The building is heritage listed; a characteristically slate hipped-roofed, weatherboard Blue Mountains cottage set in a garden.
The interior can, perhaps, be best described as light, airy, quietly sophisticated and tranquil, while respecting the history of the building.
Pilgrim Coffee & Restaurant, Hobart TAS
A RELATIVE NEWBIE in the Hobart coffee scene, now, almost three years on, it’s become something of an institution and a benchmark for anyone thinking about opening a cafe in Hobart. It’s also acquired a namesake in Property of Pilgrim, an all-day breakfast and lunch restaurant accessible through Pilgrim Coffee or via a doorway around the corner on Liverpool Street.