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Bowning Hotel Dining Room

$$ - $$$, ,
Cnr Leake St & Monten St, Yass, New South Wales 2582, Australia
+61 2 6227 6008
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“salad” (2 reviews)
“steak” (2 reviews)
“hume highway” (3 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Australian
$$ - $$$
Cnr Leake St & Monten St, Yass, New South Wales 2582, Australia
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Reviewed 24 July 2018

Just off the Hume Highway lies a quiet hamlet named Bowning. We stayed at the Hotel for a night and ate in the dining room. Sitting and having a beer in the bar with the locals was a treat with the wood fires and the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank JustSwanning
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Bowning has a new cook and WOW. First visit I had the Thai beef salad and it was so full of flavor,noodles that crunch in your mouth & fresh crispy salad. Have to try garlic bread as well. Went again and again he delivered flavorsome...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Christine G
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

We have stopped here before and now under new management. It's still a very good little country pub. The beer is good and cold and the steak sandwich lunch was a beauty. We will always drop in when the time allows.

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank valentinetyson
Reviewed 22 October 2016

This is a country pub. The people, the hospitality and the prices are all country but the food is amazing!!! My husband had the lamb shoulder and I had the scotch fillet. The lamb shoulder was tender and fell apart. It could have benefited from...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank audie3012
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Called in for lunch and was pleasantly surprised at the quality of the food. I opted for the blackboard special Pork Belly and my partner the french style chicken schitzel. Pork Belly was amazing, great portion size and very succulent. The chicken was delicious and...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Trufflewood
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Thought we would stop on our travels to along the Hume highway for dinner and we were blown away by this place. We walked through the pub were the locals greeted us with hellos and smiles and walked through to the restaurant which was warm...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank 830sharrynb
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for a late lunch on Saturday. Bowning is a lovely old town just 17 minutes from Yass. The pub is quintessential Australia. The dining room is out the back and as we were quite late only one other couple were still there....More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Che08
Reviewed 9 August 2016

We were pleasantly surprised at the quality of our food. It was not cheap (as pubs go), but it was plentiful and well done.

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Steve C
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

We had lunch at the Bowning Hotel as one of my relatives use to run it & she was the second person to get the telephone on in the district. Was a little disappointed in the meal as my french chicken snitzel was a little...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Sharon K
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Slow roasted pork knuckle mash and sauerkraut, barramundi with tempura vegetables, duck with stirfry and cheeseburger. This is a restaurant punching above its weight and winning titles. Plus, friendly locals in the front bar!

Date of visit: April 2016
Thank Chris F
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  • Value
Bar, Pub, Australian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr Leake St & Monten St, Yass, New South Wales 2582, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Yass
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6227 6008
Poets Banjo Paterson and Henry Lawson are reputed to have drunk at the bar of this hotel, previously known as the Commercial Hotel.
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