Content: Formal Dining

Formal Dining

The Hunter Valley has some of Australia's finest chefs and cuisines on offer. From Chef Hatted restaurants to fresh local produce, your gastronomic journey begins here.

Circa 1876

Set in one of Australia's premium wine region, Circa 1876 is the Hunter Valley's most iconic restaurant. Circa 1876 celebrates fine dining with global influences, and embraces the freshest of local seasonal produce.


OPENING HOURS: Lunch and Dinner Daily12.00- Close

64 Halls Road, Pokolbin


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


Bimbadgen

Located high on a hill in the heart of Hunter Valley Wine Country, Bimbadgen is a striking winery and vineyard encompassing an expansive Cellar Door, award-winning Esca Bimbadgen Restaurant, Cafe, outdoor amphitheatre, modern tasting rooms and accommodation all in the one stunning location.


OPENING HOURS: Cellar Door : Sunday - Thursday 10:00am - 5:00pm Friday & Saturday 10:00am - 7:00pm. Esca Bimbadgen: Monday - Sunday Lunch from 12:00pm , Friday & Saturday Dinner from 6:00pm

790 McDonalds Road, Pokolbin

JAMES HALLIDAY rating


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


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


Elements

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

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

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


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


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


Peterson House

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


The Cellar Restaurant

A visit to the Hunter Valley is not complete without a meal at The Cellar Restaurant.

2090 Broke Road. Pokolbin


The Verandah Restaurant

We are an Australian Tapas restaurant offering a distinctive and diverse country style menu with inspiration from around the world.


OPENING HOURS:Dinner 6-9 pm Thursday - Sunday . Lunch , Daily 12 -3 pm

151 Palmers Lane, Pokolbin


The Vines Restaurant @ Hollydene

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


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: Breakfast - Wednesday to Sunday 9am to 11:30am Lunch - 11:30am to 3:30pm

310 Oakey Creek Road, Pokolbin


221 Restaurant at the Royal Oak Hotel

221 Vincent Street, Cessnock. PH: 02 4991 3700.

Locavore Dining

The Kirkton Park, 336 Oakey Creek Road, Pokolbin. PH: 02 4998 7680.

Villa Du Pays

1693 Broke Road, Pokolbin . PH: 02 4998 7499. sales@leogate.com.au.