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Racine at La Colline

Australian, Gluten Free
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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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Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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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89 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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340 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 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 51 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 12 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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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

We travelled 1000km to dine and were not disappointed. Read top reviews in other online advice and press so stuck with this despite staying 300m from the other well renowned French/Italian Option in Orange...drive out on a wet night to the Vineyard. Service was warm, friendly and attentive. We arrived early and it was about 3 degrees outside. Full house... More 

2 Thank Jane O
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Recommended by a local to lunch here on a Sunday afternoon. Happy to pay good money for quality but were disappointed by the presentation, time and service, and portions. Compared to Lolli Redini, this place is young and needs some experience before it charges what it does.

Thank 5Wallys
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

Our review is well overdue. We have eaten here at lunch on a Friday now 3 times. Its always been quiet on a Friday but the food has been very good and the service friendly. My favourite Orange restaurant - recommended

1 Thank Sarah W

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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
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Business meetings
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?