SOUTH on albany

Tucked away in a side street of Berry, we are a small restaurant passionate about sharing our love of this region with locals and visitors alike.

Your hosts John and Sonia craft a set fortnightly changing menu that highlights the best of the South Coast & NSW with a contemporary, relaxed and honest vibe.

NOTE: we do not have any outdoor seating – all reservations are inside.


Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide 2024 & 2023 – 1 Hat

Australian Wine List of the Year Awards 2023 & 2022 – 2 Wine Glasses awarded

Delicious Magazine 2022 – Top 100 Restaurants NSW


The Menu

The Menu
SOUTH on Albany has an exciting set menu format
Continuing to share our love of regional food and wine in a refreshing and exciting way with our Set 3 course Chef’s Menu with options to add freshly shucked oysters & matched drinks.

OPENING HOURS: Dinner: Wednesday to Saturday (Wed & Thur 5.30pm or 7.45pm / Fri & Sat 6pm or 8.15pm).

Lunch: Generally two Sundays each month – upcoming Sunday dates include 11th February, 25th Februrary, 10th March, 24th March (11.45am or 2pm)

ALL OF OUR RESERVATIONS ARE ONLINE – CLICK ON THE LINK ABOVE. PLEASE NOTE THAT IF YOU DO NOT RECEIVE A BOOKING CONFIRMATION EMAIL – YOU HAVE NOT GOT A BOOKING

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FORTNIGHTLY CHANGING CHEF’S MENU

3 course set menu $90 per person

  • + Add matched drinks $45 per person 

+ Add oysters (these are pre-order only and subject to river conditions)

Half dozen freshly shucked rock oysters with citrus and eschalot dressing $30

( Our Chef’s Menu is updated each fortnight by late Monday afternoon )

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DINNERS: WEDNESDAY to SATURDAY 21st February to 2nd March

& LUNCH: SUNDAY 25th February

Grilled kingfish with smoked eggplant and macadamia purée, chickpeas, tomato, cucumber, yoghurt, chives & lemon dressing 

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Pink roasted sirloin with caramelised onion and potato purée, green beans, zucchini & tomato relish

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Plum & almond cake with cherry & vanilla ice cream

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We do our best to cater for dietary requirements with advance notice – some dietary requirements require 48 hours notice. Please let us know at the time of booking online by adding details to notes.

Ingredients & drinks could change due to availability

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BOOKINGS ARE ALL ONLINE – PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW

https://southonalbany.com.au/reservations/

FULLY LICENSED – BYO Wednesday & Thursday (wine only) Corkage $15 per bottle

NOTE: we do not have any children’s menu options, the $90 per person Set 3 course Chef’s Menu is the only offering. We ask that you treat your visit to us as a break from your loved little ones. Each seat/place booked is for the $90 per person menu

NOTE: we do not have any outdoor seating – all reservations are inside. Our largest table is a maximum of 5 people

 

Who we are

Who we are

The kitchen adopts an obsessively local philosophy to drive home honest simple flavours that deliver the goods  –  Fairfax Good Food Guide

Moving from Sydney 12 years ago having worked at Three Weeds in Rozelle, along with Merivale’s Bistro CBD and Est. restaurant, John and Sonia bring city slick dining with a country vibe.

Celebrating the region with a Chef’s menu experience, John delights in crafting elegant yet simple dishes.  Real honest food, driven by flavour and truly seasonal produce. 

Renowned for Sonia’s knowledgeable and relaxed hospitality style, the service is warm, attentive and welcoming.


Reservations

Reservations

We do not have any outdoor seating – all reservations are inside. The largest group that we accomodate is just one table with a maximum of 5 guests.

Note that we do not have any children’s menu options, the $90 per person Set 3 course Chef’s Menu is the only offering. We ask that you treat your visit to us as a break from your loved little ones. Each seat/place booked is for the $90 per person menu)

To make a reservation click on the RESERVATIONS link above. All reservations are to be made online. Please make sure you receive an email confirming your booking. If not, you have not completed your booking.

To make a booking you will to give credit card details for a pre-authorisation that relates to a cancellation policy. You cannot use your gift card to make a booking – gift cards can only be used when paying at the restaurant when you settle the bill.

As we serve a Set 3 course Chef’s Menu (with no choices) so it is important that you mention all dietary requirements in the notes section when making a reservation.

A reminder that all 11.45am, 5.30pm & 6.00pm bookings are for a 2 hour sitting time. If you wish to linger please book the later reservation.

Dinner: Wednesday & Thursday 5.30pm (2 hour sitting time) or 7.45pm, Friday & Saturday 6pm (2 hour sitting time) or 8.15pm. Open two Sundays each month for lunch 11.45am (2 hour sitting time) or 2pm.

We are just a small restaurant so the largest table we can accomodate is 5 people. We only take reservations 60 days in advance.

Note there is a 20% surcharge when we open on public holidays.

Credit card details are required to secure your reservation for a pre-authorisation. *Credit card information is held by a secure third party.

Our cancellation policy exists as we are just a small restaurant where table space is limited and we love to share our food with a full dining room. Last minute changes and cancellations often results in other diners missing out.

CANCELLATION POLICY
You will receive an email reminder of your booking 3 days before you dine with us.
To cancel, reduce numbers or change the date of your booking please contact us on 02 4464 2005 at least 24 hours prior to your booking.
If you notify us within less than 24 hours, and we do not resell the table you will incur a $90 per person cancellation fee on your credit card.

Your understanding is appreciated.

We are a fully licensed restaurant

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