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Bendooley Estate Book Barn

Open Now: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Excellent Choice!!!!

My husband and I visited here last weekend for an Engagement Party and it was absolutely fabulous... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Cheryl R
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What an incredible wedding venue!

I cannot capture in words just how stunning this venue is for a wedding. My nephew had his wedding... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jules B
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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This grand estate is a spectacular destination within the Southern Highlands. Explore the iconic Berkelouw Book Barn. Dine at Bendooley’s restaurant. Stay in luxurious cottages within the beautifully preserved 200-acre property.
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Bendooley 3020 Old Hume Hwy, Berrima, New South Wales 2577, Australia
+61 2 4877 2235
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I visited here last weekend for an Engagement Party and it was absolutely fabulous. Food was great and the setting was top notch!!!

Thank Cheryl R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I cannot capture in words just how stunning this venue is for a wedding. My nephew had his wedding there yesterday and from the moment we arrived we were given utmost care and consideration. The buildings and the cellar door was gorgeous. The gardens were...More

Thank Jules B
Reviewed 30 August 2018

beautiful scenery overlooking the lovely southern higlands , fantastic food and you have to try the mede .

Thank Kelly O
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We had heard nothing but good reviews. Unfortunately they were very wrong. The food was good but not outstanding, the service was really really poor. We literally had to tackle people to get served, had to ask 3 times for our wine to be arrive....More

1  Thank thgaynor
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We went to the Book Barn for Sunday lunch as a family group of 10. The building and outlook are nice (and account for the 2 stars) but the rest of the experience was very disappointing, particularly as we had heard positive reviews. The food...More

Thank miaashleybailey
Reviewed 5 August 2018

We drove to the Book Barn on a Saturday morning. We just wanted a coffee and to look around, as it's a pretty spot. The lady who greeted us at the door was rude, saying we needed a reservation for lunch. We just wanted coffee....More

Thank Cuttsy76
Reviewed 4 August 2018

We attended a wedding here as close family. We visited a number of times prior to the wedding as well as staying the weekend. The whole team here run an extremely professional venue with absolute attention to detail. They run a very personal and tailored...More

Thank GerryChristchurch
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Did some wine tasting at Bendooley Estate. This seems to be second fiddle to the restaurant and book barn. Wine tasting is near the tables where people are eating - a bit strange really. Not enough room at all. Host seemed not that interested at...More

1  Thank Moorish55
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Nice little bookshop but not an extensive selection for the size of the place. The books seem to be there for novelty value alongside the resto and cellar door. In any case it is a lovely environment for browsing and we purchased a book that...More

Thank Appreciationinthesun
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed lunch here on our way to our accomodation in Bowral! Yummy food, great staff & beautiful location!

Thank Melissa and Joe... F
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