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Racine at La Colline

Australian, Gluten Free Options
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42 Lake Canobolas Rd, Orange, New South Wales 2800, Australia
(02) 6365 3275
Thu - Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thu - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The photos on the website don't do this gem justice. We enjoyed dinner during a romantic weekend away from Sydney and the restaurant was fabulous. It is regional and yet sophisticated. The décor is stylish and understated, the service attentive and informed. The food delicious and beautifully presented. We arrive early for a 6.15 pm dinner and there were already... More 

Thank Susan B
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful restaurant set within the idyllic vineyards of the mount canobolas region, where the food and service are always impeccable. Have eaten here many times and will always return.

Thank India D
Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To dine at Racine at La Colline is a real pleasure. This is fine dining and the location of the restaurant adds to making it a very memorable occasion.

Thank artist0nh0liday
Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for lunch with friends based on great reviews. Loved the setting and menu looked tempting albeit few choices. Entrees were exciting - we chose 3 of the 4 choices among our group of 6 and all of us rated them very highly! A great start made even better by the soup appetiser. For the main option, only 2 of... More 

Thank Peter S
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90 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

What a breath of fresh air, literally - this restaurant offers a nice mix of local foods and some fancy home designed dishes to go with them. An enjoyable experience made all that much better with the excellent staff. I brought my own beer, how could you enjoy this fine food with the local boutique beers - they are too... More 

Thank Gerald B
Orange, Australia
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51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

Racine are holding training nights on some Thursdays, trying out new dishes and perfecting the performance of wait staf. The latter already seem to be very proficient, and friendly to customers, creating a great atmosphere in which to try Shaun's new dishes. All five courses were excellent, but the stand-outs for me were the Jerusalem Artichoke soup for starters, and... More 

1 Thank moodyswines
Sydney, Australia
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342 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Racine is a beautiful property in country Orange. The restaurant is vibrant with that country chic ambiance. Service is friendly - though they forgot to bring out some of the food we ordered. The food was tasty and cleverly thought through.

1 Thank youngprofessionalUK
Sydney, Australia
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72 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

This is our 3rd visit for lunch in 3 years. Each time seems to get better. The staff are welcoming and attentive, and we all know how waiting staff can make or break a dining experience (even if the food is spectacular). Well here, both are perfect. We opted for the 5 course degustation and absolutely loved every course. So... More 

1 Thank Tasha100910
Orange, Australia
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98 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

The food at Racine is unfailingly delicious - a wonderful combination of tastes and textures beautifully presented. It's worth the drive. Minimum of 2 courses for dinner. High emphasis on local produce ( which is indicated on the menu). Wines available by the glass to match the dish. Service relaxed and friendly. There were obviously some problems behind the scenes... More 

1 Thank Wirraburra
San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Well worth the trip off the beaten path. The food was so inventive and delicious. We had 3 courses each and they were all amazing.

1 Thank AussieEl

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Australian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Open Hours
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Lake Canobolas Rd, Orange, New South Wales 2800, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Orange
  • Phone Number: (02) 6365 3275

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?