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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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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (18 reviews)
“paella” (3 reviews)
“ribs” (5 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

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

Thank Stephen E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Hercules-79-
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here on a Friday night while watching the footy and having a few drinks. All our meals were a decent size and very tasty. My scotch steak was cooked well, with nice veggies and a delicious garlic cream sauce. A nice pub atmosphere...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really friendly staff, great serving size and the most brilliant gluten free pizza I've had. Totally recommend!

Thank Louise W
Reviewed 20 July 2018

This pub bistro was recommend to us by staff at our accommodation. The food was very good though not particularly cheap but the servings were generous. The pizzas and food from the Italian bistro in the back part of the Imperial looks terrific too.

Thank SGD10
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Called in here on the way home from kangaroo valley and we were so pleased we did. The serves were generous, the menu range is diverse, the service was fantastic and most importantly the food was outstanding. We started with garlic bread and calamari. The...More

Thank Christie4444
Reviewed 10 July 2018

A group of 4 we were looking for a quick lunch not a roast which seemed to be the thing around Bowral on a Sunday. We found this bistro it was busy which was a good sign. There was no table service and the wait...More

Thank Reuben M
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We had a lovely dinner with friends and family with good quality food and friendly service, the drinks were reasonable and the log fire made for a pleasant atmosphere. We will be back

Thank Neil W
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

The meat fell off the bone .I first came on Thursday and ask the chef if the ribs were good.He told me I wouldn't be disappointed. And I thought they were gold.So I came back 2 days later and both my wife and I had...More

Thank Stephane B
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Why else would I stand at the counter with money and menu in my hand? It appears the customer is beneath the staff here , heard the pizzas are good but honestly service is lacking here big time. Lift your game!

Thank dothe68
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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
Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, 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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