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La Pecora Nera

3 Upper Thames St, Burra, South Australia 5417, Australia
+61 400 516 896
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“pizza” (115 reviews)
“mussels” (20 reviews)
“antipasti” (30 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3 Upper Thames St, Burra, South Australia 5417, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The evening started as it would progress and end, with friendly , good service . We ordered the Antipasta and a Caprese salad and was very happy indeed that they had some Italian Prosecco wine to accompany it .... The Food was excellent and as...More

Thank AntonioThe1st
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A tin shed which houses a genuine Italian pizza place....not open all day, when we were there, it was only open for a couple of hours in the evening. It seemed a shame that there weren't more patrons, because the dining space is quite large....More

Thank Ruth B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had read the great reviews so decided to try it for ourselves. Nice atmosphere and fairly busy on a Friday evening. Chose a bottle of wine (all are $35 which seems a bit surprising, but nice to have a good range to choose from) and...More

Thank anniefs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The biggest calzone ever, packed full of ingredients. The salad is fresh. Like the approach they have to guests/ patrons. The gelato is literally to die for. Will drive back to Burra just for the food and service. Was told it becomes very busy and...More

Thank david l
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

What a fabulous find! This relaxed family traditional Italian Restaurant was an absolute pleasure from the moment you enter the premises, with the welcoming aroma of the wood oven, which gives an indication of the flavours in store. The pizza's are sensational. True Italian authenticity....More

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Warm relaxed service in a family atmosphere. We were advised to help ourself to the drinks and let them know what we had. We ordered a pizza and pasta to share. Yum yum yum, fresh and tasty. Locals and tourists alike among the diners. Very...More

Thank Susiesharpie2015
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

16 of our family & friends celebrated lunch at La Pecora Nero. From the laid back atmosphere, warm wood fire, efficient, friendly staff & brilliant food, we had a great day. The restaurant is child friendly as well. We enjoyed anti pasto, garlic bread, spaghetti...More

Thank LoiZ_2
Reviewed 29 August 2017

What a surprise to come across a treasure in Burra that has the most amazing flavours in the food... made with love by traditional Italian owners... Le Pecora Nera was a fantastic find... and the music was vinyls and great to listen to..

Thank F9447HWElaineH
Reviewed 27 August 2017

What a surprising find! On a stormy rainy night this was open when nothing else appeared to be. Stepped in to a seriously interesting unique venue with authentic tasty menu choices - not many but all fabulously home style and FRESH. Great host and a...More

Thank rubyjayroadtrip
Reviewed 21 August 2017

What a fabulous surprise to find La Pecora Nera in Burra. Delicious pasta that was both refined and flavour-packed, simple Italian style pizza cooked to perfection and a decent range of well priced wines. While the service was welcoming, knowledgeable and friendly. You will be...More

Thank annamichaelm
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Questions & Answers
3 September 2016|
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Response from eel007 | Reviewed this property |
Mate at 9 pm Burra is a pretty quiet place in winter! I'd be outa the restaurant and somewhere beside a toasty warm fire with a good glass of red!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
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: +61 400 516 896
  • E-mail
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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