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La Pecora Nera

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3 Upper Thames St, Burra, South Australia 5417, Australia
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Wed - Sun 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Wed - Thu 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:00 am
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The first thing you notice is the great aroma and warmth of the pizzas cooking. The staff were great. The pizzas were super. The atmosphere was cool, with records playing and a good selection of wine and beer. It was a great place for us to unwind and look back on our Flinders Ranges experience on the way home.

Thank Luke B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Black Sheep had been recommended so we ordered takeaways. Slight confusion with our order but pizzas ended up more than we could finish in one night. These are old style Italian pizzas (not your local mass produced Dominos variety) and were very tasty. Next time we might try the dine in experience.

Thank Angelina_SA
Adelaide, Australia
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111 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We bought a pizza as it was all that was available that night. It was pretty ordinary. An interesting touch wad the wine available: every bottle was $35 dollars. There are so few places to eat in Burra. It seems to be hotels or this restaurant. We will give it one more try

Thank jaycar98
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228 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the second time we have had lunch here and again it didn't disappoint. Service is super friendly, wine list is great and the food is amazing. Delicious home made pasta and fantastic pizza, all very reasonably priced. Even picked up a few Italian groceries before leaving! Will definitely return here, makes you feel like you have stepped into... More 

Thank GourmetTravellers
Bendigo, Australia
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A quick stop for pizza. Had a lovely wine while we waited. Friendly service. Huge pizza. Outside deck would be lovely in summer!!

Thank hannahmacauley
Adelaide, Australia
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Warm fun and exciting place in Burra Burra !!! Fantastic place, pizza and salad excellent ! Really brilliant lemon gelato ! Great wines ! All the food looked excellent Excellent Hosts !

Thank emmcov
Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

Shared the antipasto and managed to get through only half a fabulous pizza between the two of us. Very generous servings of incredibly tasty food. Help yourself to wine from the shelf and it's all the same price! Paolo changes the menu depending on what's fresh. Mussels in broth and two pasta dishes were specials on top of the usual... More 

Thank LuiMac55
Adelaide Hills, Australia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

We had dinner here and ordered one of their wood over pizzas to share between two. It was delicious and ample for a meal for both of us. A quirky country atmosphere and excellent food.

Thank jukeyg
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39 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

This restaurant is not open all week only on Thursday to Saturday nights whilst we were in town, hence you need to book as it is very popular with the locals. Great food and very friendly owners.

Thank SunshineCoastAnnette
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Warm and inviting. Its like stepping into an italian food festival. Basic tables. Basic seats. Butchers paper on the tables. A menu of pizzas, and a spoken menu with mussels in broth, and the two pasta offers of the evening (this night was ragu and broccoli and parmesan) The italian hot chocolate was thick and rich! The pizzas looked amazing.... More 

Thank Adam D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $31
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Upper Thames St, Burra, South Australia 5417, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Burra
  • Phone Number: 61400516896
La Pecora Nera (The Black Sheep) is an Authentic Italian Eatery (Woodoven Pizzeria & Osteria) located in the picturesque town of Burra in the mid-noth of South Australia. Everything revolves around the magnificent wood-fired oven. It's Italian food as it was meant to be - fresh, vibrant & delicious - the closest you can get to dining out in Rome without traveling to Rome itself! Our ever-changing menu includes: Antipasti (cured meats, cheese, olives & other delicasies) ; Insalate (Salads) & Insalatoni (Big Salads); Pasta (both durum wheat & gluten free); Traditional Woodoven Pizza, Dolci (Sweets & Deserts); Gelati & Caffe (Coffee) Buon Appetito!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?