Planning a meal but seeking nothing too formal? These dining options are perfect!
Abermain Hotel has recently been purchased and is once again, a family owned and operated pub/hotel. The bar and bistro have all been recently renovated. We are located only a short drive to all the vineyards and we have regular events, trivia nights and live music to keep you entertained.
Guests: 1 - 34
27 Charles Street, Abermain
Amanda's On The Edge Restaurant was established 15 years ago, offering alfresco dining on the edge of a vineyard.
OPENING HOURS: LUNCH Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday, DINNER 7 Nights
1039 McDonalds Road, Pokolbin
Looking for a great watering hole in the Hunter Valley? Come to Blaxland Inn. We are famous for our country hospitality.
OPENING HOURS: Daily, lunch and dinner.
2198 Broke Road, Pokolbin
Ideally located in the heart of the Hunter Valley, just over two hours north of Sydney, Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley offers premier resort accommodation with a scenic golf course, breathtaking vineyard views and great leisure facilities right on our doorstep.
430 Wine Country Drive, Lovedale
Drayton's Family Wines is one of the premier wine producing companies in the Hunter Valley with over 150 years of winemaking expertise to produce wines of outstanding quality and standing.
OPENING HOURS: Monday to Friday 8.00am to 5.00pm, Saturday, Sundays and Public Holidays 10.00am - 5.00pm (Drayton's Family Wines) OPENING HOURS: Monday to Friday 9.00am to 4.00pm, Weekends 8.00am to 4.00pm. (Log Press Cafe)
555 Oakey Creek Road, Pokolbin
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Situated in the hub of Hunter Valley wine country at Mercure Resort, éléments is open seven days for breakfast, cafe lunch and a-la-carte dinner.The name éléments is derived from the natural elements of fire, water and soil, components that resonate with the Hunter Valley region and are reflected in the entire restaurant experience.
OPENING HOURS:Breakfast, Mon- Fri 7:00am - 10:00 am, Lunch, Mon - Fri 12:00pm- 5:00pm Dinner, Mon- Sun 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Cnr Broke & McDonalds Road, Pokolbin
Estate Tuscany is a small hotel located at the foothills of the Brokenback ranges, offering Hunter Valley holiday accommodation in Pokolbin. Only two hours drive from Sydney, the resort is set amongst 26 acres of beautiful Hunter Valley countryside and is at the heart of Australia’s premium wine country.
Guests: 1 - 131
28 Mistletoe Lane, Pokolbin
Goldfish Hunter Valley Bar & Kitchen is an exciting venue located on one of the Hunter’s most iconic wineries “Roche Estate”. The venue blends the glamour and sophistication of a Sydney cocktail lounge, infuses it with the hunter’s natural beauty and delivers an indulgence of the senses you will find hard to resist.
OPENING HOURS: Friday to Thursday 12am - 12pm
2144 Broke Road, Pokolbin
Hunter Valley Gardens Shopping Village features a variety of boutique specialty shops, restaurants and cafes, General Store, Chemist plus many attractions such as Aqua Golf, a pristine wedding chapel and so much more.
2090 Broke Road, Pokolbin
Located in the very heart of the Hunter Valley Wine Country, the Hunter Valley Resort is an easy 2 hours motorway drive north of Sydney. Alternatively, come by train and we will pick you up from the local Singleton railway station. We are not one of those 'big' international chain resorts, rather a family owned and operated country inn or lodge with 35 rooms and cottages, nestled within our own...
Hermitage Road & Mistletoe Lane, Pokolbin
Hunters Quarter is a relaxed and elegant dining destination, located in the Cockfighters Ghost Vineyard, in the heart of the picturesque Hunter Valley.
Open: Lunch Thursday - Sunday 12pm - 3.30pm, Dinner Thursday - Monday 6pm - late (except Sunday)
576 De Beyers Road, Pokolbin
James Estate Wines are built on a foundation of quality, experience, and a sense of “place” that encapsulates the lifestyle and creative spirit of the Hunter Valley.
OPENING HOURS: Cellar Door: Sun 10:00am - 4:00pm, Mon -Sat 10:00am - 5:00pm. Bistro: Fri & Sat 10:00am - Late Sun 10:00am - 4:00pm
1142 - 1210 Hermitage Road, Pokolbin
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With an ethos of fresh, smart and simple Leaves & Fishes has offered a unique dining alternative in the Hunter Valley since 2004. Fresh seafood with an Asian twist alongside must-try picks for the meat eaters make it the perfect choice for lunch or dinner in the valley.
OPENING HOURS: Lunch , Wed -Sun 12:00pm - 3:00pm. Dinner, Fri & Sat 6:00pm - 8:30pm
737 Lovedale Road, Lovedale
Mango Duck Master Chef Restaurant offers modern Chinese cuisine in the heart of Cessnock CBD.
OPENING HOURS: Wednesday - Mondays 11:00am - 2:30pm & 4:30pm - 9:00pm. Closed Tuesdays.
46 Vincent Street, Cessnock
Nanna Kerr's Kitchen is your home away from home in the Hunter Valley. Serving delicious organic home-style food with recipes that have been passed down the Kerr family line for generations.
OPENING HOURS: Daily 9:00am - 4:00pm and evenings for special events
Corner of McDonalds Road & Pokolbin Mountain Road
JAPANESE & THAI CUISINE. Serving locals and tourists for more than a decade.
OPENING HOURS: Daily 11.30AM - 3:00 PM & 5:00 PM - 9:00PM
Corner of Broke Road & Mcdonalds Road, Pokolbin
Peter Drayton Wines located at Ironbark Hill Vineyard is a stylish vineyard located in the heart of Hunter Valley.
OPENING HOURS: Monday to Thursday 10.00am - 5.00pm Friday 10.00 to 9.00pm (food till 8pm) Saturday 10.00am to 5.00pm Sunday 11.00am - 4.00pm
694 Hermitage Road, Pokolbin
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Peterson House was born from the vision of Ian Peterson, who, in his early years felt it necessary to celebrate each grand child's birth with a special wine. Our cellar door offers an unforgettable experience, with our bubbly staff there to help you choose your favourite sparkling wine.
OPENING HOURS: CELLAR DOOR, Daily, 9:00am- 5:00pm (Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day & New Years Day). RESTAURANT CUVEE: Daily, 8:30am - 11am breakfast, 12:00pm - 3:00pm lunch. OYSTER BAR: Weekends from 10:00am
Corner of Broke Road & Wine Country Drive
Sabor Dessert Bar, specialises in individual desserts, pastries, ice creams and all things sweet. We also pair all of our desserts with local wines, dessert wines, ports etc.
OPENING HOURS: Thursday & Friday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm, Saturday 10:00 am - 9:30 pm Sunday & Monday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
2342 Broke Road, Pokolbin
The Deck Cafe Lovedale located at Gartelmann Wines is a stylish restaurant-style cafe open 7 days for breakfast and lunch. The cafe is set amongst young forest bushland, overlooking a picturesque dam providing a calm, relaxing atmosphere.
OPENING HOURS: Monday - Friday 08:30am - 3:30pm, Saturday & Sunday 08:00am - 3:30pm
701 Lovedale Road, Lovedale
Imagine a place where you gaze over rolling vineyards as the sun sets over the mountains. Where comfort and style meet five-star luxury. Where award-winning wine is paired with fresh local produce. And where good old-fashioned hospitality makes you feel like you’re at home. Welcome to Red Door Collective and The Little Red Pantry.
OPENING HOURS: Saturday - Monday 9:00am -3:00pm
479 Hermitage Road, Pokolbin
Located on the award winning Calais Estate and situated in the heart of wine country, The Verandah Restaurant has something for everyone.
OPENING HOURS:Dinner 6-9 pm Thursday - Sunday . Lunch , Daily 12 -3 pm
151 Palmers Lane, Pokolbin
Vines Restaurant is more than just a place to eat.The Vines dedicated friendly staff present a modern dynamic edge to the dining experience – an inviting environment with a relaxed atmosphere, a delicious seasonal menu, great wine, craft beer and one cracker of a view, this is a dining destination to be shared & enjoyed with family and friends.
OPENING HOURS: Lunch: Daily 11:30am - 3:00pm. Breakfast : Sat & Sun 9:00am - 11:00am . Dinner: Fri & Sat 6:00pm - 9:00pm
3483 Golden Highway, Jerrys Plains
Two Fat Blokes Kitchen is perfect for a casual breakfast or lunch serving an amazing fresh range of local, Australian and International gourmet food.
Kitchen : Open 7 days Mon to Fri – 10:00am to 4:30pm Sat & Sun – 9:00am to 5:00pm Fri & Sat Nights – 6:00pm to 9:00pm.
1616 Broke Road, Pokolbin
17 Vincent Street, Cessnock. PH: 02 4990 8666.
East Cessnock Bowling Club
Cnr Neath and Victoria Street, Cessnock. PH: 02 4990 1444.
426 McDonalds Road, Pokolbin. PH: 02 4998 6665.
Epoche Lounge Bar
The Kirkton Park, 336 Oakey Creek Road, Pokolbin. PH: 02 4998 7680.
226/228 Wollombi Road, Cessnock. PH: 02 4990 5835.
49 Vincent Street, Cessnock. PH: 0481 041 081.