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Briars

) #30 of 70 Restaurants in Bowral $$ - $$$ Steakhouse, ,
Moss Vale road, Bowral, New South Wales 2576, Australia
+61 2 4868 3566
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Overview
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good30%
  • Average20%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“salads” (13 reviews)
“filet mignon” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Steakhouse, Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Moss Vale road, Bowral, New South Wales 2576, Australia
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1 - 10 of 262 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Booked for a group of 9 for advertised Xmas in July dinner- weeks in advance and confirmed by venue by phone on the day. Arrived at booked time to be told they had run out of the items on the Xmas menu. After somewhat protracted...More

Thank Sweeneybus
Reviewed 3 days ago

For a family oriented and comfortable eatery, this would be an excellent choice. The open fire in the bar adds a lovely feel and at night the fire pit on the deck adds a special touch.

Thank Julianne A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been wanting to go to Briars since moving to the highlands a couple of years ago. We finally had breakfast here this week. We arrived and were told by the young woman that the kitchen was only open another 5 minutes and that...More

Thank Loshde
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for the Queen's Birthday long weekend and couldn't fault the place. It's not flash like a 5star resort but it's honest quality accommodation with a fantastic Inn/Pub. Love the little rooms with the fireplaces - like a bit of home for me (Ireland)......More

Thank Carol B
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We came for dinner while staying at the adjacent accommodation and came back again for our second night. The food was fantastic - I believe there is a new chef and it certainly shows! There is a great selection of food, freshly cooked with great...More

1  Thank Katherine S
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Our two families met here.from Canberra and Sydney.no parking spaces left so had to park on the grass.table ready but we were stuck in a corner,and jammed between another table of 8. Meaning one of us had to ge up every time one of the...More

Thank reluctantraveller
Reviewed 27 May 2017

The room was nice with a beautiful view of the lake with lots of water bird life. The 7 day bistro serves good value meals and the bar in the historic old inn has nice intimate spaces with fireplaces adding atmosphere on cold nights. Thoroughly...More

Thank rayandbiz
Reviewed 25 May 2017

After reading mediochre reviews, my husband and. Were dubious about eating here. We needn't have worried - the food was good. The service was not so good. When we arrived, we were asked if we had a booking - we didn't and there were plenty...More

Thank Shannon M
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Popular on a Monday night because not much else is open for eating, this "historic inn" serves good honest pub food with no pretension. If you BBQ the steaks yourself you'll save $7. The help-yourself salad was pretty ordinary.

Thank Vidoro
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We have previously eaten at Briars on a number of occasions over the years but on this occasion we were very disappointed. It was on a Sunday night so restaurant was only a third full however they still squeezed us in between to other full...More

Thank G8764XHphilr
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Cuisine
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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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