Peppers Manor House

- Sutton Forest, Southern Highlands

Kater Road, Sutton Forest NSW

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Katers Restaurant

Experience the very essence of the Southern Highlands at Katers Restaurant, with roaring wood fireplaces, hearty food, warm and nourishing meals; all deeply satisfying providing a holistic dining experience that is to be celebrated.

Take time to eat mindfully, with thoughtfully prepared meals lovingly created in a warm setting where there’s no need to rush. Uncover the passion our Chefs have for the Southern Highlands, with meticulously selected ingredients transformed into award winning dishes, earning Katers Restaurant an Australian Good Food Guide Chef Hat five years in a row.

Delight in a wholesome menu infused with creativity and a sense of adventure, as you dine in an elegant setting with pendant ceiling lights and luxurious décor. Katers Restaurant delivers an exceptional dining experience, where every effort has been made to showcase the region’s best produce. If you’re in the mood for alfresco dining, our terrace setting has comfortable lounges where we embrace a more casual approach.

As you soak in the warming ambiance of the wood burning fire, you can expect only the finest Artisan produce, cooked with respect using techniques old and new, with dishes that display elegance and sophistication, refinement and flavours true to our region. Locally grown vegetables, herbs and edible flowers are obtained direct from their source.

Katers Restaurant is open for dinner from 6pm daily. We recommend making a reservation and booking ahead to avoid disappointment.

Katers Grazing Menu

An alternative to formal dining, the Katers Grazing Menu offers a more relaxed option with fresh vibrant flavours featuring the best of our local produce. Delicious nourishing food cooked simply, it’s the perfect way to unwind outdoors in the afternoon in our courtyard garden, or on the terrace as you enjoy the warmth of the sunshine and a refreshing beverage.

During an evening or on a cool winter’s day, there’s nothing more satisfying than soaking in the ambiance of our wood burning fireplace on a plush lounger as you appreciate fine food. Sip on a glass or wine or hot tea as you converse with friends. There’s also the option of dining in the comfort of your room or suite with room service available.

The wonderful Katers Grazing Menu is available 7 days a week from 11am to 9pm.

A magical Christmas in July

Delve into the region’s freshest produce with family and friends and enjoy the chef’s 3 Course Menu, including gourmet delights, such as roasted turkey breast and Christmas pudding.
When: Sunday, 21 July 2019 12.30pm to 2.30pm, Pricing: $80* per adult $40* per child (under 12 years) Children under 5 years eat for free*
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For bookings, please call (02) 4862 8013

Opening hours

  • Breakfast: 7am - 10:00am
  • Katers Grazing Menu : 11:00am - 9pm
  • Katers Dinner Menu : 6pm - 9pm
  • High Tea Seatings: 12pm - 3pm (24hrs notice and reservations necessary)

Contact details

For bookings, please call (02) 4860 3102

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Dining menus

A 12% surcharge applies to all food and beverage items on public holidays

Katers Restaurant

Please note:
Katers Restaurant will not be open on the following dates due to a private event taking place: Wed 06 March 2pm to Fri 08 March 10am, Sun 05 May 2pm to Tues 07 May 10am, Sun 12 May 2pm to Tues 14 May 1pm, Fri 26 July 2pm to Sat 27 July 8am. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your patience and understanding during this time.

Manor House picnic

Order the delectable Katers Restaurant picnic hamper for two and find a special spot out in the magical gardens of Peppers Manor House to laze away the afternoon.


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Chef profile - Thomas Pirker

Katers restaurant is fortunate to have Thomas Pirker at the helm! He is an internationally experienced Executive Chef who delights visitors with a wholesome menu infused with creativity and a touch of adventure. Thomas works closely with farmers and artisans to source local, seasonal ingredients with respect for the whole food journey. He enjoys creating community connections and exploring authentic approaches to cooking.