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                 BOWRAL BRASSERIE, Bowral
With its fine French fare, it seems ‘naturellement’ for this local favourite to be celebrating Bastille Day with a special dinner on Saturday July 14. Call for a booking. Tout suite.
4861 2277 bowralbrasserie.com.au
BURRAWANG GENERAL STORE CAFE, Burrawang
Chef Tamika Ferguson serves up
a culinary Winterfest dinner on Saturday July 14 with three courses, special cocktails and a roaring fire at Burrawang village hub, the historic and rather fabulous Burrawang General Store Cafe. 4886 4496 bgsc.com.au
ESCHALOT, Berrima
Chef Richard Kemp offers a degustation and a la carte menu every day at his beautiful hatted stalwart, Eschalot. Wednesdays and Thursdays you can grab three or more eating compatriots to take advantage of his midweek eight course degustation discount, and eat up a 10% discount and drink
a glass of bubbles. The normal price is $110pp or $165pp with matching wines. 4877 1977 enquiries@eschalot.com.au
KATERS RESTAURANT, PEPPERS MANOR HOUSE, Sutton Forest
Chef Thomas Pirker turns on Christmas in July on Sunday the 15th at Peppers with a four course set menu that includes citrus and herb brined roasted turkey breast with housemade blood plum chutney,
and Christmas pud with buttermilk custard. Yum. He is also offering a midweek Monday to Thursday grazing menu for locals who lunch from June 1 to August 31, with a 20% discount and a glass of house wine. Christmas in July, 12.30pm-4.30pm, July 15, $75pp, children under 12 $37.50, children under five free. 4860 3102 manorhouse@peppers.com.au
HORDERNS RESTAURANT, MILTON PARK COUNTRY HOUSE HOTEL, Bowral
Craig Knudsen has created a
winter tasting menu for groups up
to 10, with his experienced focus on wine, food and ambience guaranteed to make the dining experience a sensory one. Job made easier by Milton Park’s sumptuous parklands all around to complete the sense
of splendour (read our hotel review on page 26). The tasting menu is $120pp, with matching wines available at extra cost. 4861 8100 reservations@miltonpark.com.au
MOUNT ASHBY ESTATE,
Moss Vale
Chris Harvey and Sally Beresford are holding a French themed Bastille Day degustation dinner on July 14 at their lovely Mount Ashby Estate, which will match courses with French and Mount Ashby wines. If you love French style, be sure to allow time to peruse Sally’s fabulous barn shop for furniture, lighting and homewares. Saturday July 14, $160pp includes wine.
4869 4792 mountashby.com.au
THE DINING ROOM, BUNANOON GUESTHOUSE, Bundanoon
Chef Eon Waugh is cooking up some winter fun with a five course French themed Bastille Dinner on July 14
with complimentary sparkling wine
on arrival. He is also creating a four course Christmas in July feast
($75pp) on Saturday July 28 and,
our favourite, a Bollywood ‘celebration of Indian cuisine’ night on Saturday August 18. 4883 6372 bundanoonguesthouse.com.au
THE GLASS CAFE, Mittagong
Your choice of a four or five course degustation Yuletide menu ($50pp or $60pp) on Friday July 20 and Wednesday July 25. BYO wine. 4872 2640 glasscafe.com.au
THE LOCH, Berrima
Chef Brigid Kennedy serves up a $70pp three course set menu for Christmas in July (Sunday July 22 and 29). Or join in the three hour seven course seasonal Fungi Feast degustation long table lunch on Sunday August 5 as truffle season arrives (12pm-4pm for $145pp degustation or $195pp with matching wines). theloch.net.au
THE VAULT DINING ROOM, THE OLD BANK HOTEL, Mittagong Stephen and Teena Crooks present ‘Food, Film and Fantasy’ in a series
of seven course feasts that relive the central meal from famous films, accompanied by the film and music score for $180pp. For dates and film details 4872 4496 oldbankhotel. com.au
THE SHAGGY COW, Mittagong
Owner Elle McCallum’s degustation dinners go down a treat and her eight course Bastille Day event on Saturday 14 July will showcase the cooking techniques of French cuisine expert, head chef Jerad Dunnohew. The cost is $95pp, add $50 for matching wines. 4872 2966 theshaggycow.com.au
WILDfest (Secret location)
Join other diners looking for new
food and outdoor experiences at this culinary adventure to celebrate the winter solstice. Feast of the Beast is a family friendly event designed around a mystery guest chef cooking venison over fire with local wine, storytelling, fireside music and wassailing (which means much food and frequent toasting) in a magical outdoors location. It happens on Saturday
June 23 at 8pm ($95pp for adults
and $45pp for kids, which includes
all food, wine and entertainment) and the location is kept secret squirrel until the day of the feast. 0418 262 282 wildfoodadventures.com.au E
LEFT Head Chef Lachlan Houghton, Birch (image Anisa Sabet)
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