Bendooley Estate

3020 Old Hume Highway, Berrima

Bendooley Estate has so much to see and do. Explore Berkelouw Book Barn. dine at Bendooley’s restaurant. Stay in luxurious cottages, visit the cellar door, find you perfect wedding location or conference venue.

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Inside next to the fire with a divine backdrop of revered books or enjoy an alfresco meal surrounded by the Estate’s heavenly gardens and vineyard. Savour flavoursome cuisine inspired by the seasons of the Southern Highlands.

Housed within The Book Barn, Bendooley Estate’s fabulous restaurant and bar is open daily. Dining is also available at the Cellar Door.

Lunch is available from 12pm Monday to Thursday, and from 11:30 Friday to Sunday.

Dinner is available Thursday, Friday & Saturday evenings from 6:30pm.

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Overlooking the Estate’s vineyard, our Cellar Door is a captivating space for wine tastings, inspiration and reflection.
Journey here to appreciate superb wines, cuisine, art and the architecture – a fusion of medieval craftsmanship, glass, steel beams, century-old pine and locally-sourced stone. Open 10am – 4pm daily. Last tasting starts at 3pm.

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Paradise for book lovers, authors, artists and visitors. Built early last century, the iconic Book Barn is both the HQ of Berkelouw Books and the alluring centrepiece of Bendooley Estate.

The Berkelouw Book Barn houses Australia’s most atmospheric bookstore as well as the Estate’s restaurant and bar. This spellbinding space must be experienced. Showcasing endless rows of rare books, cathedral ceilings and king-sized iron chandeliers, there’s no better place to be – curled up by the stone fireplace with great wine amongst this precious world of literature.

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Our dedicated team can help you design a unique and memorable celebration. Peruse our superb range of stunning locations to cater for all styles and sizes.Welcome to one of Australia’s premier estates for weddings. Nature’s seasons are on year-round show at the majestic Bendooley Estate.

From a formal wedding with an enormous party to a more intimate and relaxed celebration, Bendooley Estate has the perfect space. Exchange your vows at the Estate in a choice of exquisite settings: the private gardens, the lake pavilion, or within the vineyard. If a church wedding is your preference, nearby are two charming stone churches in Berrima (and larger churches in Bowral). Following the ceremony, come and celebrate your special day at Bendooley Estate in spectacular fashion – we will help you create an amazing day and night to be remembered forever.

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At Bendooley Estate, our sumptuous settings and renowned service enhance your private event. For exclusivity and remarkable celebrations, we will exceed all expectations. All celebrations covered,  private functions & catering, Birthdays and Anniversaries.

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The Bendooley Estate Larder is not located on the Estate in Berrima, it can be found at 
2/328 Bong Bong Street, Bowral
and is open
Monday to Sunday from 8:30am

From the kitchens of Bendooley Estate, and the paddocks and pantries of our favourite providores, we bring yo fresh, seasonal, wholesome food bursting with flavour to nourish the body, feed the spirit and appease the planet. We forage for goodness, cook for flavour and operate with an eco-conscious ethos at our core. Re-use, recycle, reduce waste and re-think your impact on the planet…and eat well.

The Bendooley Larder offers Take-aways


Truly escape and relax in our luxurious cottages. Enjoy glorious vistas of the serene lake, valleys and groomed gardens.

Individually designed, the inviting interiors are an elegant harmony of rustic and glamour, featuring upholstered furniture, bespoke wallpaper and artwork, heated hand-made tiles and deep free-standing baths. Choose from our fabulous studios and two and three-bedroom cottages – enhanced by the picturesque surroundings.


  • Disabled Access
  • Fireplace - Wood
  • Off Street Parking
  • Restaurant

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