Southern Highlands Food & Wine Clusters | JOADJA CAFES & RESTAURANTS
Cafes & Restaurants… Eat where the locals eat

Grab a great morning coffee and go touring or linger over lunch, basking in beautiful surrounds.

Check our short-list of local hot-spots.



Bendooley Estate

Dine within the iconic Berkelouw Book Barn where our talented chefs create a fresh and organic menu using locally sourced produce. Enjoy coffee and cake from 10.00am daily and browse thousands of books.

Taste our cool climate wines at the new stone Cellar Door with free-standing indoor fire pit, private dining and a delightful menu to complement the fine wine – catering to large groups on tour, or just a fun day out with friends.

Bendooley Estate is also a unique wedding venue, catering for up to 250 guests, with idyllic gardens by the lake for your dream ceremony.

Private functions and group bookings available.

Hours: Restaurant open for lunch 7 days Mon-Fri 12-2:30pm, Sat-Sun 11:30-3pm Book Barn & Cafe open from 9am-5pm daily. Cellar Door tastings 10am-4pm daily.

Contact: 4877-2235





McVitty Grove Café/Restaurant, Cellar Door and Farm Shop

Hosting tables from 2 to 10 in the restaurant, intimate dinners for up to 30 in the private function room and larger functions for up to 120 guests, there is a feast to be had. McVitty Grove showcases the fantastic Cuttaway Hill and Tractorless Vineyard bio-dynamic wines along with the very popular Dcider range of ciders during a wine-tasting before lunch or dinner, or even a table-tasting whilst eating a entrée from the great choice of shared plates.

With gluten free, vegetarian and dairy free options for those who need them through to huge rib steak specials cooked to perfection and children’s meals, the menu is aimed to please all. Alongside the farm shop which sells animal cuts, vegetables and aquaponic herbs all grown at the McVitty Grove farm, guests can experience a true taste of food from farm to plate.

Direct Web Link to Menu:

Hours: Wed-Sun 10am-4pm, Fri & Sat nights from 6pm

Address: 434 Wombeyan Caves Rd, Mittagong

Contact: 4878 5522





Joadja Town

The licensed café at historic Joadja Town caters Tapas style for open days on 2 Sundays in the month. Catering from simple sandwiches or BBQ to a Spanish Banquet is offered for private group bookings on weekends only. Available with 4wd tours, ghost tours, whiskey distillery tours, historical tours & family gatherings or functions. Bookings essential.

Hours: Bookings Weekends only

Contact: 4878-5129





The Loch

After a relaxing walk around the stunning gardens at The Loch, visit the Tasting Room – a pop up tasting experience that will be one of the highlights of your trip to the Joadja cluster.

Every Sunday, chef and owner Brigid Kennedy, creates a new range of mouthwatering dishes from her farm grown produce. It’s a foodie secret but the word is getting out so book your seat alfresco – there is a cozy outdoor fire place for the cooler months or indoors where you can enjoy the surrounds of the architecturally converted barn.

Hours: Open Every Sunday 10am-4pm

Address: 581 Greenhills Rd, Berrima

Contact: 0427-403-187









Please verify your information

You must complete the captcha to finish your booking :

Your booking is complete

A detail copy has been sent to your email and also to our staff.