There’s nothing quite like the crackling noise of a roaring open fire that ignites a passion within us all. Whether its savouring an aged whisky or embracing a hot toddy in front of a glowing fire, it certainly makes your heart sing.
Here are six of the best you can visit this Winter in the Southern Highlands.
THREE FIRES TO WARM YOU UP THIS WINTER
Whether its the sandstone surrounded glowing fire, the pendulous fire which has to be seen to be believed or the outside fire pit, all of these roaring options will ‘light your fire’ this Winter at Bendooley Estate
*Bookings Essential to avoid disappointment #Dinners are in the cellar door, Thu, Fri & Sat.
T: From 10am for coffee
T: From 12pm for lunch*
T: From 6:30pm for dinner*#
A: 3020 Old Hume Hwy, Berrima
P: 02 4868 8788
BRIARS INN BAR
One of the bars at The Briars holds a hidden secret, the most welcoming cosy drowse making open fireplace you could imagine. Somewhere to warm your tush, whilst you order your favourite tipple, or a space to hover and relax. Visit and discover..this winter.
T: Lunch and Dinner
A: 635 Moss Vale Rd, Burradoo
P: 02 4868 3800
Aspinall’s Whisky Bar & Lounge
LET TIME STAND STILL
Berida Hotel boasts one of Bowral’s most luxurious environments in the Aspinall’s Whisky Bar, where you can adjourn to a chair upholstered in sensuous blue velvet in front of a crackling fire with a smooth malt, aperitif or warming liqueur.
D: Every night from 5pm
A: Berida Hotel
6 David St, Bowral
P: 02 4861 1177
Centennial Vineyards Restaurant
MODERN & INNOVATIVE
Centennial Vineyards Restaurant boasts one of (if the ‘the’) biggest open fireplaces in the Southern Highlands. Surrounded by stone and situated at the top of their stunning restaurant space, this fire has warmed many over the years, and 2023 let it warm you too.
D: From 11:30am
A:252 Centennial Rd, Bowral
P: 02 4861 8701
ENJOY OUR PRODUCED FOCUSED MENU IN FRONT OF THE FIRE
George’s at Osborn House offers a welcoming vibe and relaxed, local produce menu. Chill out in front of our centred glowing fireplace this Winter
T: Lunch & Dinner
A: 96 Osborn Ave, Bundanoon
P: 02 4883 6027
Peppers Manor House
Peppers Manor House retains it’s original character and the Great Hall and its roaring open fireplace is just the place to relax this winter.
A: Kater Rd, Sutton Forest
P: 02 4860 3111
The Robertson Hotel
IMMERSE YOURSELF IN OUR GATSBY STYLE BAR
With it’s oversized fire place and ambient lighting, our Gatsby style bar is the perfect spot to enjoy our lounge menu, a pre dinner aperitif or a night cap this Winter.
D: Open Daily
A: 1 Fountaindale Rd, Robertson
P: 02 4885 1111