Fireside Dining at Eschalot Restaurant

Experience fireside dining this winter, as Eschalot Restaurant transforms into a cozy retreat where guests can warm up by the fire while indulging in a feast crafted from the freshest local ingredients. Nestled in the charming village of Berrima, Eschalot is a culinary gem that promises an unforgettable farm-to-table fireside dining experience. With a variety of dining options, there’s no better time to visit this iconic restaurant.

Seasonally Inspired Tasting Menus

Eschalot offers two delightful dining options:
Chef’s ‘Feed Me’ Menu: Designed for two or more guests, this shared tasting menu comes in two versions: Classic menu at $95 per person and the Signature menu for $140 per person. This popular option lets you sit back and enjoy a continuously changing array of dishes, highlighting the best produce the Highlands has to offer.
Seasonal Menu: Featuring a variety of snacks, small plates, grilled options, sides, and desserts, this menu adapts to what’s in season. From freshly shucked oysters to caramelised pork belly, raisin, apple & pine nut salsa; and local butcher maugers lamb shoulder, mole rojo, yoghurt; plum tarte tatin, rosemary & olive oil ice cream, smoked pecan; it’s designed for sharing and showcases the freshest ingredients.

Fireside Dining: An Unforgettable Ambiance

The ambiance at Eschalot during winter is truly special. Imagine yourself seated by a crackling fire, surrounded by the rustic charm of Berrima, as you savour each bite of your meal. The warm, inviting atmosphere enhances the flavours on your plate, making for a dining experience that nourishes both body and soul.

The Historic Eschalot Building

Located in one of the most iconic, historic buildings in the Southern Highlands, Eschalot blends history with modern elegance. The interiors feature midnight blue walls, antique furniture, and lush indoor greenery, creating an inspiring and cozy fireside dining environment. The outdoor dining area adds to the enchantment, offering a socially vibrant space.

Meet the Owners

Head chef Matty Roberts and his wife Cass Wallace are passionate about Berrima and the Southern Highlands. With nearly 20 years of experience in hospitality, they are dedicated to celebrating local produce and delivering an exceptional dining experience. Their love for the region and its bounty shines through in every aspect of Eschalot.

Award-Winning Excellence

Eschalot’s dedication to culinary excellence has been recognized with numerous awards, including being a recipient of the 2023 Readers’ Choice Award for Fine Dining by the Australian Good Food Guide. This accolade is a testament to the restaurant’s unwavering commitment to quality and innovation, solidifying its reputation as one of the premier dining destinations in the Southern Highlands.

Sunday BBQ on the Parrilla

For a more casual yet equally delightful experience, don’t miss the Sunday BBQs, with the next held on 28 July and 25 August 2024. These events showcase the best of outdoor cooking, with dishes prepared on Eschalot’s outdoor parrilla. It’s a fantastic opportunity to enjoy a different style of dining, where smoky, grilled flavours take centre stage, all while soaking up the atmosphere.


Signature Tasting Menu: For those seeking an exceptional dining experience, the Signature Tasting Menu is a must. Each dish is a testament to the quality of the ingredients and the skill of the chefs.
Fireside Table: Request a table by the fireplace to enhance your dining experience with the cozy and charming ambiance. The ultimate fireside dining experience awaits.
Sunday BBQ: For a more laid-back yet equally enjoyable option, the Sunday BBQs are a fantastic choice. The outdoor parrilla cooking adds a unique twist to the farm-to-table philosophy. Limited dates – please contact for availability.

Book Your Experience

Eschalot’s winter dining options are highly sought after, so be sure to book your table in advance. Whether you’re opting for the delicious tasting menus or the relaxed Sunday BBQ, a visit to Eschalot is sure to be a highlight of your winter season.
For reservations, visit Eschalot Reservations

Do yourself a favour – go here!

Eschalot Restaurant in Berrima is more than just a place to eat; it’s a destination for those seeking a true farm-to-table experience. This winter, treat yourself to an afternoon or evening at Eschalot, where exceptional food, a cozy fireside setting, and the charm of Berrima come together to create a fireside dining experience you won’t soon forget.

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