Secret wine regions: Ultimate guide to Bowral, NSW
Your ultimate guide to the best things to eat, see, drink and do in Bowral, NSW.
If a weekend in the Southern Highlands isn’t on your radar, it should be. At just over 90 minutes’ drive from Sydney (or a scenic, two-hour train ride), this flourishing New South Wales wine region, the closest to Sydney's CBD, is fast becoming the country’s hottest gourmet playground.
The Highlands (as locals refer to it) is a culinary cornucopia teeming with award-winning wineries, artisan pie dealers, hatted restaurants and trendy breakfast spots. And Bowral, with its rolling hills backdrop and bucolic Bong Bong street shopping strip, is the region’s unassumingly elegant epicentre.
Whether you’re planning a wine-soaked weekend away, an extended cellar-door escape or a quick gourmet getaway, here is our guide to the 20 of the best things to eat, see, drink and do in this burgeoning gastronomic hinterland.