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Briars

$$ - $$$
Steakhouse, Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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Moss Vale road, Bowral, New South Wales 2576, Australia
+61 2 4868 3566
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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good accommation,food good average,lacked atmosphere perhaps it was the time of year.Staff helpful,cheerful and efficient.

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Thank cleevelys
Bowral, Australia
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104 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have been here many, many, many times and I can honestly say, its almost always been good. The new/current owners have been working hard to get it right and get the business back to its best. Well, this visit for me was probably my best ever experience at the venue. Four of us had the Beer Battered Barramundi and... More 

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Thank valentinetyson
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food , new Chef and being run better great all-round experience book ahead as it can become busy and save disappointment

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1 Thank slitting1986
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131 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place and pleasant atmosphere, good range of beer which is always good and the menu looks great but we just ad a drink

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Thank BernardWhewell
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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125 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The fillet Mignon was cooked to perfection. The daily fish was lovely. Service was very efficient. It gets very busy so make a reservation.

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Thank Julie D
Pacific Coast Australia, Australia
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69 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped for a night ended up staying for 2 Close to all sights Definitely will stop here again. Friendly staff on site meals and Bar for easy access

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Thank Jo J
Sydney, Australia
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dined here with friends for a casual pre-wedding lunch - great food and great service in a calm, tranquil setting. Our table on the terrace was in the full sun so the staff immediately offered to close the overhead louvre roof.

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Thank SydneySinger2011
Burradoo, Australia
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great to see this iconic Southern Highlands venue is on the way back to former glory days, after a period of decline. Really enjoyed not having to line-up to order meals, with friendly staff bringing a great-looking new menu for perusal while we enjoyed an ale and a wine at the bar. The coriander and shiraz slow cooked lamb was... More 

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Thank Louise D
Sydney, Australia
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130 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

We were staying here and quite happy with the room and setting, but dinner was a disappointment. There is quite a nicely set out outdoor area but it was a bit chilly in the evening so we sat inside. The room smelt funny and the queue for both drinks and dinner quite long. The salad bar was uninspiring and the... More 

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Thank Julie1958594
Bribie Island, Australia
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29 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Not a good experience for the evening meal. There was salad option and you are offered a bread and butter plate for which to place your salad. The salad is a side dish with the main meal. Found the staff were confused when taking the orders where a que is formed at the counter. This restaurant needs to be managed... More 

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Thank george l

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Moss Vale road, Bowral, New South Wales 2576, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Southern Highlands  >  Bowral
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4868 3566

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