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Cafés, Takeaways and Bakeries


Looking for something low key and fast? The Hunter Valley prides itself in country styled bakeries, casual cafes and excellent coffee. There are also a range of Takeaways for when you need to grab a meal on the go.

AL-OI Thai

Flavoursome Thai cuisine in the heart of Cessnock.

OPENING Hours: Daily from 11:00am-3:00pm & 5:00pm - 9.30pm

17 Vincent Street, Cessnock

Emma's Cottage Vineyard

Award winning wines in cellar door, self contained cottages, an art gallery and a restaurant.

OPENING HOURS: Cellar Door - Friday 12 midday to 5pm, Saturday 10am to 5 pm & Sunday 10am to 4pm Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day & New Years Day

438 Wilderness Road, Lovedale

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

Ogishi Craft Centre

Located in the heart of the Hunter Valley, Ogishi Craft Centre is a work of art.

OPENING HOURS: Friday - Monday 11:00am - 4:00pm

540 Wilderness Road, Rothbury

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

Polina's Cafe

Polina's Cafe and Restaurant is the creation of Hunter Valley Russian emigrant and maitre'd Polina Karuso and her husband, Australian designer Ilmar Karuso. We aim, with local Hunter chef Sophie, to bring of the taste and feel of Europe to the heart of Cessnock.

OPENING HOURS: Breakfast & Lunch 7:00am-3:00pm weekdays 8;00am-3:00pm weekends Dinner 6:00pm-10:00pm Friday and Saturday evenings

49 Vincent Street, Cessnock


Sabor in the Hunter is a dessert bar, we specialise 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

Bread Basket

161 Lang Street, Kurri Kurri. PH: 02 4936 2226.

Cafe Enzo

Corner of Broke & Ekerts Road, Pokolbin. PH: 02 4998 7233.

Exquisite Cakes By Lennert

130 Vincent Street, Cessnock. PH: 02 4991 6517.