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Hermitage Lodge is a boutique accommodation property set on 25 acres surrounded by vineyard and bushland. Il Cacciatore is an award winning restaurant of Italian Cuisine.

609 McDonalds Road, Pokolbin

Centrally located in Pokolbin, Hermitage Lodge and Il Cacciatore Restaurant are an award winning property, having won Hunter Region, Tourism NSW and numerous other awards. Great accommodation, excellent onsite restaurant, onsite vineyard and cellar door sales, swimming pool, guest laundry and kitchen garden.


Ill Cacciatore Restaurant


Hermitage Lodge’s award-winning restaurant ‘Il Cacciatore’ specialises in Northern Italian inspired cuisine. Il Cacciatore has long been a favourite with visitors and locals alike. The ambience is relaxed and casual and the service is professional, friendly and attentive. The seasonal menu takes advantage of fresh local produce, authentic Italian ingredients and house made pastas. Il Cacciatore is fully licensed, with full bar service, and a wine list showcasing some of the Hunter’s best wines.


Il Cacciatore also has a second dining area and a spacious adjoining deck, which overlooks the landscaped reed-lined lake. Perfect for al fresco dining, it is also available for private dinners or cocktail parties.


Home made condiments are also available.


Entrees from $18, Mains from $28, Children's dining from $10.50. Functions catering 12-60 people with booking.


 Dining Features


Italian Cuisine      Children's Menu      High Chair       Daytime Functions      Takeaway menu      Licensed      Hunter Valley & Regional wines       Beer & Spirit Menu       Vegetarian Menu      Gluten Free/ Coeliac Menu      Kitchen Garden       Cellar Door Onsite       Home Made Condiments       Vineyard  Views      Wildlife Viewing


Chef: Adam Hoyles


Hermitage Lodge Accommodation


Set on 25 acres of vineyards and natural bushland, this property has 20 rooms featuring 7 different room styles. The ‘Lodge’ offers the discerning guest 4 ½ star boutique accommodation and personal, attentive service rarely found today. The rooms are large, comfortable and tastefully decorated with a great deal of attention to detail. Eleven of the rooms, the studios, suites and premier suites, were opened in 2006. All twenty rooms offer guests a deck or verandah overlooking the Shiraz vineyard. The salt water swimming pool is a welcome relief on a hot day. 


Room Features


Continental Breakfast       Tea/Coffee Making Facilities      Room Service        Air Conditioning       Ceiling Fan      Heating      Refrigerator      Crockery      Outdoor Furniture     Linen Supplied      Ironing Board      Iron      Wine Glasses       Cot Available       DVD     Phone      Hair Dryer      Radio/iPod Dock      Alarm clock      Outdoor Pool      Free WIFI      LED TV     Foxtel      Fireplace (gas)     Cellar Door Onsite      Wildlife Viewing


RESTAURANT OPENING HOURS: 7 days from 6.00pm