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The Imperial Bistro

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, Pizza,
Cnr Bong Bong & Bundaroo sts | The Imperial Motel, Bowral, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 4861 1623
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (19 reviews)
“paella” (3 reviews)
“salad” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pizza, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Cnr Bong Bong & Bundaroo sts | The Imperial Motel, Bowral, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Only good thing about this place was the place itself and the food. LONG wait for the food as it was New Years but it was worth it!! The service was not good. I ordered a simple White Russian from 2 bars and they didn’t...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Chantelleivanisevic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Imperial has a Pizzeria at the back of the property and their wood-fired oven turns out some excellent pizzas. I think their Regina Margherita pizza is the best Margherita pizza I have ever had, including some form the best pizza restaurants in Melbourne

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JPKMelbourne
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Great location, and friendly atmosphere, some food was amazing but for others there food was cold after waiting awhile, ashame because it has that family orientation. And on a cold evening they have fire places going.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Sheza N
Reviewed 11 November 2018

Went for my birthday dinner and it was a shocker ..waited for ages to get food and when it arrived cold chips.. I did complain and they did send out some hot ones. Very expensive too... after reviewing other travellers reviews it is apparent the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Brigid B
Reviewed 1 October 2018

I have to say that the dining experience was overall very pleasant, and that the hotel is conveniently located, and service is great. I reserved my 5 stars, because I ordered the steak (medium well), and I have to honestly say that I have tasted...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Emmanuel N
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I arrived - ravenous after a full day of physical labor. The bartender was nice, albeit vague - due to being busy/overworked. We waited for the kitchen to open, our tummy's rumbling. I ordered the Chicken & Haloumi Burger ($19.50), my man...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Ruth W
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Just a short 5 minute walk from Corbett Gardens in the heart of Bowral.We found a table easily even though it was lunchtime and the tulip festival was on.We sat at a nice table and ordered our meals at the kitchen counter.A kids mini steak...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank celandelm
Reviewed 20 September 2018

What a beautiful clean place. Such a Pleasant atmosphere : friendly staff ( especially April). Great menu and lovely food.. loved it ans would recommend it.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Margie S
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

We decided to try the Imperial Hotel but looks dont' always decide what a pub is like until you eat there. This is a "young" persons pub / hotel which caters for the 20's and above crowd Gen Y crowd which is fine but when...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Stephen E
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Had yet another bad meal here and I’m done. I had family in town and took them here for a casual dinner. Very expensive $$$. Two of us had the burger, it was disgusting, $19.50 for a hamburger I could have bought at my local...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Hercules-79-
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr Bong Bong & Bundaroo sts | The Imperial Motel, Bowral, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Southern Highlands  >  Bowral
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4861 1623
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