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Eschalot Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Contemporary, Australian
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24 Old Hume Hwy, Berrima, New South Wales 2577, Australia
+61 2 4877 1977
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Today
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
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Hours:
Wed - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
Thu - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Birthday and Anniversary celebration dinner which was really lovely, with extra care and attention given for our special occasion. Pleasant ambience with a quiet atmosphere suited the occasion. All dishes were well presented and very tasty. Excellent service showing good knowledge and a sense of humour which was great.

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Thank Keith S
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The food here was the best I've had in a long time. We had the 10 course tasting menu and it was hard to pick the winning course. The duck? The fish? Everything immaculately presented and explained , and the subtlety of flavours was astounding. Wonderful!

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Thank Maria S
Mittagong, Australia
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had the degustation menu and it was 4 hours of pain. The wait staff knew nothing about the wine, the bugs were undercooked, the rest of the food was unmemorable.

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Thank DuaneBarry
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not cheap here but very comfortable surroundings and the food for our five person lunch was very acceptable.

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Thank Bloke48
Sydney
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a delightful meal with friends. Pacific Coffin Bay Oysters 3 ways – mignonette, dashi wakame gel or natural; Kingfish Tataki, yuzu & vine leaves; Ravioli of Crayfish, bisque & caramelised leeks. Delicious! Followed by a cheese platter. The wine list is extensive catering for all price ranges. A lovely evening, attentive staff. A restaurant well worth visiting again.

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Thank Karen S
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lunching at Eschalot for the first time, had me arriving with high expectations after reading all of the glowing reviews. Our dining companions wanted to try the $45 ''Quick Lunch'' and we agreed. I found the choices limited and selected the seared tuna entree and the hanger steak & shortrib main. Tuna being tuna, it was bland and though nicely... More 

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Thank Andrew S
Mittagong, Australia
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37 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great service and excellent food. Fresh ideas and good wine list. Fine dining in the Southern Highlands.

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Thank Steve-Rob3a
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had the best food, best service ever, hands down. Everything faultless. If you want the unexpected surprise of perfect, it's here. Wow

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Thank cris t
Sydney, Australia
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28 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There was a time when this was consistently the best restaurant in the Southern Highlands but the world has passed them by. The courses, whilst well presented and flavoursome, are small and expensive. The service is better than average, but for the $s there are now much better around.

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Thank Ray C
Canberra, Australia
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41 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

A la Carte menu is very interesting. Some flavours that one would not expect to work, WOW. Terrific for small groups and for just about everyone else. Really interesting wine list as well...very eclectic.

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Thank Rob S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Contemporary, Australian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Friday
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Saturday
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Old Hume Hwy, Berrima, New South Wales 2577, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Southern Highlands  >  Berrima
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4877 1977

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?