Bistro Sociale

3.7
14 reviews
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Contemporary European
European/French style restaurant based in the southern highlands with adjoining Berida Hotel.

Stylish Bar and Restaurant with lounge seating and bar tables, great vibe and European/French Cuisine.
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LP
1 review
Dined on May 9, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 1ambience 2

Poor service. An empty wine glass as well as dirty plates were left on our table for over an hour. No one came to check in on us and it was only a Thursday night (not so busy). Need to improve customer service.

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KB
1 review
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

We enjoyed our food and wine a lot, and the place was beautiful. They have a lot to improve on in terms of service but the wait staff were definitely trying their hardest. Overall, not a negative experience and would probably try it again if we stayed in the hotel in the future.

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RL
1 review
Dined on April 23, 2019
Overall 2food 4service 3ambience 4

Great place for dinner and drinks. Aesthetics were fantastic. Staff were friendly and helpful, however were lacking experience. Had to ask three times for simple table water which we only received after our main had come out.

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EL
1 review
Dined on April 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had a beautiful experience here.
Restaurant was nicely decorated, food was devine with sophisticated flavours and service equally great.

Highly recommend.
Eton Mess for dessert is a must.
The gin offering was also quite impressive.

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H
1 review
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Lovely food, service and atmosphere. Would definitely recommend them to family and friends.

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MO
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on April 10, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

A very pleasant evening. Staff were friendly and attentive. Service was good and wine selection excellent. The menu was very good with plenty of options and the food was prompt and delicious.

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HD
1 review
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Nice food. Except Meringue too soft. Service friendly but slow.

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SZ
1 review
Dined on March 28, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 5

The duck wasn’t cooked well. The dessert was served in a small glass which our spoon didn’t fit into.

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E
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a fantastic dinner at Bistro Sociale. Great food, amazing service and a beautiful atmosphere. Thank you for our time, we will be back soon.

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WA
1 review
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 2ambience 3

Went on a saturday night, easy to get a booking and seemed to be a quite night. Unfortunately the food took an hour to come out however it was delicious when it came.

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RB
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

Unfortunately the food was nothing to write home about. Substantial amount of food given the price per head. Cheesy love songs, cliche valentines hits on repeat. Booking process was difficult given trouble with phone lines. Wouldn’t rush back.

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OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 2ambience 4

Limited menu but food was good. Service ok but had to wait a long time for desserts & coffee bought before desserts...not good.

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KJ
Sydney / NSW
6 reviews
Dined on February 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

What a great place this turned out to be … OMG the house cooked bread with the hay smoked butter… delicious. My pork cutlet & my husbands rib eye were cooked perfectly. Thank you Chef. Our waitress engaged with us, which was lovely as we were not just another customer and our host/manager of the restaurant was very welcoming, very knowledgeable about the produce that was cooked in the kitchen & certainly had great bar skills and made an awesome Negroni.
Would definitely go back, especially for the bread & butter.

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SH
Melbourne / VIC
2 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Great food at a great price the wine list showcases local Highlands vineyards. The staff are lovely with a sense of humour and the restaurant space is stylish bistro style. Highly recommend for a casual dinner without stuffiness.

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