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  • Tables disinfected between guests
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About
Tucked away in a side street of Berry, we are a small restaurant passionate about sharing our love of this region with locals and visitors alike. Your hosts John and Sonia craft a set weekly seasonal menu that highlights the best of the South Coast with a contemporary, relaxed and honest vibe. Seasonal simplicity - as fresh and locally sourced as possible with a unique truly regional wine list. www.southonabany.com.au ‘The kitchen adopts an obsessively local philosophy to drive home flavours that deliver the goods’ - Good Food Guide. Celebrating the seasons chef John Evans crafts elegant yet simple dishes. Real honest food driven by flavour and truly seasonal produce. Moving from Sydney 10 years
PRICE RANGE
$56 - $98
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Contemporary, Australian
FEATURES
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Berry has got very busy as people work from homes further from Sydney. But South on Albany only seats 12 and feels calm. The fixed price menu was glorious. Local produce features. Cauliflower soup with touches of local ham and nuts. Murray cod exquisitely pan...crisped. Matching wines from Orange and Two Figs closer by. The service was fast, smooth as silk, utterly friendly. We don’t go out much but this sets a high standard and hard to beat. Is that a reason to stay home, save up and go again?More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Dined at South on Albany on Friday and the food, service, ambience and setting were perfect. This is a restaurant of the highest quality run by lovely friendly people. I recommend it to everyone.

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dined here last night. Superb. Flavoursome set menu and wine matching, spacious layout, happy, proud and informed service. Our best dining experience in a while.

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

John is an excellent chef. Food is always delicious and consistent. Beautiful ambiance and great service. Our favourite restaurant in Berry

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely the best meal I have had, each course was perfection. I normally wouldn’t order duck as I am not keen on it but it was delicious. The pistachio parfait was absolutely divine! Could have eaten 2. Would love to go back again. Can’t recommend...highly enough and staff were amazingMore

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Exemplary service, perfectly executed dishes with quality ingredients underpinning every element of every dish. It is such a treat to dine at South on Albany. I took my elderly mother (generally an unadventurous diner)for her birthday and she absolutely loved every course and is still...raving about dinner. The focus on the detail, the balance of flavours, these guys are consummate professionals. Magic. 🙏🏽More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 10 April 2022

Dinner was absolutely delicious, the staff were very thoughtful and the restaurant is COVID safe with plenty of space between tables. We’d highly recommend and look forward to returning.

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 6 April 2022 via mobile

Perfect birthday dinner, from the service to the food and the atmosphere, we had a truly special and magic night. Can’t fault a thing and the produce was all local and the flavours perfection

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 31 March 2022

I went here with my wife to celebrate our wedding anniversary and went with the adventurous approach of letting the chef/s decide what to put on the table for us and we were not disappointed. We were treated with a variety of delicious food -...small plates of a bit of everything so that you don't get bored with one big main dish and the opportunity to taste what the chefs there can do. We paid $85 a head for this, not including drinks, and I would say it was value for money for what they put on the table for us. Anyone going to the Southern Highlands regions MUST come here for dinner at least once!More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 29 March 2022

We had a late booking but the staff were so attentive and the food was truly superb. One of the best meals I have eaten for a while.

Date of visit: March 2022
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BYO Wednesday & Thursday nights only (no BYO Valentine’s Day). Bottled wine only - $10 per bottle corkage
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Yes, South on Albany is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

South on Albany is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5