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 weekly seasonal menu that highlights the best of the South Coast with a contemporary, relaxed and honest vibe.  

Seasonal simplicity – as fresh and locally sourced as possible with a unique regional wine list.

NOTE THAT IF YOU OR ANY OF YOUR GUESTS LIVE OR HAVE VISITED OR WORKED IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS SINCE 21ST JUNE YOU ARE NOT PERMITTED TO DINE WITH US UNTIL 14 DAYS AFTER YOU WERE IN THAT AREA. THIS INCLUDES GREAT SYDNEY, WOLLONGONG, SHELLHARBOUR, CENTRAL COAST & THE BLUE MOUNTAINS.


Australian Wine List of the Year Awards – 1 Glass 2020

Fairfax National Good Food Guide 2020 14/20

Delicious Magazine 2019 Top 100 Restaurants NSW

Gourmet Traveller 2019 Top 10 Regional Restaurants NSW


The Menu

The Menu
 

SOUTH on Albany has an exciting set menu format

Continuing to share our love of local food and wine in a refreshing and exciting way with our Weekly Changing Set 3 course Chef’s Menu with options to add freshly shucked oysters and matched drinks

*Note that we do not have any children’s menu options, the $80 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 $80 per person menu.

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

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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Note: We update our menu late each Monday afternoon for the week ahead 

WEEKLY CHANGING CHEF’S MENU

Dinner: Wednesday 28th July to Saturday 31st July

NOTE THAT IF YOU OR ANY OF YOUR GUESTS LIVE OR HAVE VISITED OR WORKED IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS SINCE 21ST JUNE YOU ARE NOT PERMITTED TO DINE WITH US UNTIL 14 DAYS AFTER YOU WERE IN THAT AREA. THIS INCLUDES GREAT SYDNEY, WOLLONGONG, SHELLHARBOUR, CENTRAL COAST & THE BLUE MOUNTAINS.

3 course set menu $80 per person

  • + Add matched drinks $35 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 $24

We are still tasting & deciding on our drinks match for this menu – stay tuned!

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Leek & potato soup with chive oil & fried crab wontons

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Slow cooked beef in red wine sauce & pink roasted sirloin with parsnip purée, green beans & artichoke crisps

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Lemon & lime pudding with coconut crumb & vanilla & buttermilk ice cream

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We do our best to cater for dietary requirements with advance notice.

Please let us know at the time of booking.

Ingredients & drinks could change due to availability.

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Bookings are now all online – please click on the link below.

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

 

CLICK BELOW TO SEE OUR CURRENT WINE & BEVERAGE LIST

https://southonalbany.com.au/menu/wine-and-beverages/

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 10 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.


COVID 19 SAFETY

NOTE THAT IF YOU OR ANY OF YOUR GUESTS LIVE OR HAVE VISITED OR WORKED IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS SINCE 21ST JUNE YOU ARE NOT PERMITTED TO DINE WITH US UNTIL 14 DAYS AFTER YOU WERE IN THAT AREA. THIS INCLUDES GREAT SYDNEY, WOLLONGONG, SHELLHARBOUR, CENTRAL COAST & THE BLUE MOUNTAINS.

The safety of our guests and our team is a high priority at this time. We have limitations related to table spacing and we are adhering to these limits. Guests must be wearing masks to arrive and may remove them when seated and eating and drinking. Staff will be wearing masks. Our restaurant is already set up at the 4 square metre rule to allow for social distancing.

Please ensure that you have read and understood these guidelines before you come into our venue. If you have cough, fever, sore throat or shortness of breath, do not enter the venue.  Go home, be safe and get medical advice.

Hand sanitiser is on the table just inside the doorway please use it. We have good cleaning and hygiene protocols in place, including frequent washing and sanitising of high touch points.  If you have suggestions, let us know.

Every guest must check via the Service NSW App – it requires your name, phone number & email address.

We’ll provide table service.  Your only movements should be to enter and leave, and to use the toilets.  Stay 1.5m away from other guests wherever possible. Payment will be taken at the table. The credit card machine is sanitised after use.

Let’s keep each other safe as we’re all in this together.

Reservations

Reservations

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.**

As we serve a weekly changing set menu so it is important that you mention all dietary requirements in the notes section when making a reservation.

A reminder that all 11.30am, 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 11.30am (2 hour sitting time) or 2pm.

We are just a small restaurant and adding in COVID 19 spacing guidelines as well means that the largest table we can accomodate is 5 people. We appreciate your understanding of the limitations that exist at the moment. We only take reservations 60 days in advance.

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 48 hours prior to your booking.
If you notify us within less than 48 hours, you will incur a $80 per person cancellation fee on your credit card.

Your understanding is appreciated.

We are a fully licensed restaurant

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