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Dining Out

From casual to fine dining, the Hunter Valley is ready to serve. The Hunter Valley has world class restaurants, passionate acclaimed chefs, and premium local produce. Start your day with a bubbly breakfast, enjoy a long lunch, or sample the many cuisines: Japanese, Mexican, Italian, French and Mediterranean, Thai, Indian, Modern Australian or Tapas styled dining right through to the familiar alfresco, and casual dining. local bakeries provide good old fashioned service and great coffee in the towns and villages.

Amanda's On The Edge

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


Bistro Molines

Awarded a Sydney Morning Herald Good Guide Chefs Hat in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 , Bistro Molines combines the finest food with relaxed friendly service and European influenced serenity.
Robert creates sophisticated yet rustic French Provincal dishes for his ever-changing menu and continues to amaze with his culinary genious that attracts people from the world over to his li...


OPENING HOURS: Lunch, Thursday - Monday 12:00PM -3:00PM. Dinner, Friday & Saturday 7:00pm - 9:00pm

749 Mount View Road, Mount View


Blaxland Inn

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


Cessnock Leagues Club

Cessnock Leagues Club is one of the largest entertainment venues in the Wine Country offering bars, live entertainment, restaurant, conference facilities, and much much more.


CLUB TRADING HOURS Monday & Tuesday 9:00am – 10:00pm Wednesday & Thursday 9:00am – 11.30pm Friday & Saturday 9:00am – 12.30am Sunday 9:00am – 10:00pm ENTICE BISTRO & CAFE TRADING HOURS Monday - Wednesday 9:00am – 8.30pm Thursday - Saturday 9:00am – 9:00pm Sunday 9:00am – 8.30pm

1 Darwin Street, Cessnock


Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley

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.


Guests: 1100

430 Wine Country Drive, Lovedale


Estate Tuscany

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 Bar & Kitchen

The Goldfish Bar & Kitchen is an award winning cocktail bar and renowned restaurant located next to Tempus Two at 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


Harrigan's Irish Pub and Accommodation

Escape to Harrigan's Irish Pub and Accommodation where you will be immersed in the authentic decor and be surrounded by beautiful gardens, vineyards and mountains.


OPENING HOURS: Breakfast- 7.00am to 10.30am Lunch- 12.00pm to 3.00pm Dinner- 6.00pm to 9.30pm Guests: 1 - 150

2090 Broke Road, Pokolbin


Hunter Gateway Motel

The Hunter Gateway Motel offers a large selection of attractive spacious guest rooms.
The high star rating ensures a comfortable stay along with excellent facilities.


Guests: 1 - 140 Bathrooms: 62

11 Denton Park Drive, Rutherford


Hunter Valley Gardens Shopping Village

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


Hunters Quarter

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


Lillino's

Located on the grounds of St Clements Estate, Lillino's offers traditional food with a Sardinian/Mediterranean influence, complimented by award winning estate grown wines.


OPENING HOURS: Thurs - Mons 12:00pm - 3:00pm & 6:00pm - 9.30pm

136 Talga Road, Lovedale


Mercure Resort Hunter Valley Gardens

Situated in the heart of Hunter Valley Wine Country and surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens, the Mercure Resort Hunter Valley Gardens is ideally located for you to explore our region.


Guests: 1 - 200

2090 Broke Road. Pokolbin


Nanna Kerr's Kitchen

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


Nightingale Wines

Located in the beautiful hamlet of Broke, Nightingale Wines offers a fantastic cellar door experience, luxury spa villa accommodation and restaurant.


OPENING HOURS: Daily 10:00am - 5:00pm Accommodation Guests: 16

1239 Milbrodale Road, Broke


Oishii Japanese & Thai Restaurant

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


Pedens Hotel

Peden's Hotel is so much more than your average Cessnock Hotel. At Peden’s you and the family can enjoy our fabulous restaurant and for those looking to extend their welcome, we offer some of the best Cessnock accommodation and entertainment around.

196 Vincent Street, Cessnock


Potters Hotel Brewery Resort

Potters Hotel Brewery Resort is set in the Wine Country offering a unique Hunter Valley experience. Having accommodation, bar with state of the art TAB and gaming facilities, large brasserie, beer garden and lounge bar as well as a Function Centre. All set on 11 acres of spacious grounds.


Guests: 1 - 200

Wine Country Drive, Nulkaba


Roche Estate

Located in the heart of Hunter Valley wine country, Roche Estate (formerly known as Tempus Two) is the premier concert venue attracting international and national artists alike. Experience the exceptional fine dining, award winning wines, signature cocktails, local gourmet produce and a sophisticated function room all located in one exclusive venue.


OPENING HOURS: Daily 10:00am - 5:00pm (Closed Good Friday & Christmas Day)

Corner of Broke & McDonalds Roads,Pokolbin


SABOR DESSERT BAR

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 Cellar Restaurant

Centrally located in the heart of Pokolbin, just a short stroll from the world class Hunter Valley Gardens and within easy access to wineries and golf clubs, The Cellar Restaurant offers rustic Mediterranean inspired cuisine in elegant yet relaxed surroundings.

2090 Broke Road, Pokolbin


The Table Guesthouse

Quietly located a short drive from the awarded Pokolbin wineries, The Table Guesthouse is perfect for anyone wanting a weekend away and looking for something unique and warming.


Guests : 1 - 6 Bathrooms: 3

3 Water Street, Greta


The Verandah Restaurant

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


The Vintage Chateau Elan

The award winning Chateau Elan at The Vintage Hunter Valley is Australia’s finest luxury golf, spa and conference resort. It is located in the heart of the Hunter Valley and offers luxury hotel style accommodation plus 6 conference and event venues all in the heart of wine country. Offering a luxury escape for up to 200 guests, the resort comprises a spa with 17 treatment rooms, a hair and be...


Guests: 1 - 200

Vintage Drive, Pokolbin


Twine Restaurant

Overlooking the picturesque vineyards, Twine Restaurant spills out onto a rose-trimmed courtyard fit for breakfast or lunch in the sunshine.


OPENING HOURS:Wednesday to Friday 11:00am to 3:00pm Saturday & Sunday 9:00am to 3:00pm

310 Oakey Creek Road, Pokolbin


Two Fat Blokes Kitchen

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


Wandin

Picturesque Wandin is situated in Lovedale area of the lower Hunter Valley on the slopes of the Molly Morgan Mountains with views Pokolbin towards the Brokenback range.


OPENING HOURS: Cellar Door : Daily 10:00am - 4:00pm Restaurant: Breakfast & Lunch Thursday - Sunday 8:00am- 3:00pm

12 Wilderness Road, Lovedale

JAMES HALLIDAY rating


Wine Country Motor Inn

Four Star Rated, 50 room CBD Accommodation Hotel conveniently located in the centre of Cessnock City. Modern contemporary designed, excellent quality accommodation, 5-10 minutes from renowned Hunter Valley Vineyards and Hunter Valley Gardens.


Guests: 100 -110

5 Darwin Street, Cessnock


AL-OI Thai

17 Vincent Street, Cessnock. PH: 02 4990 8666. edit

Indian@Hunter

13 Vincent Street, Cessnock. PH: 02 4991 1773.