Full List of Local Restaurants

Fabulous wines, spectacular locations, an abundance of fresh local produce has attracted some of Australia's most talented chefs and restauranteurs to the Hunter Valley. The Hunter Valley offers a list of choices from world-class fine dining through to casual dining. Wherever you choose, your will be sure to be immersed in memories that will last a lifetime.

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Margan Restaurant

  ·       Margan 100% Estate Grown- Estate Made: Our wine is produced from grapes grown on the estate and few other HV businesses offer 100% ‘Pure Hunter’. ·       Sustainability Initiatives: We have set a benchmark for Environmental Sustainability Initiatives in the region as the only FWT business to be fully accredited / certified to EMP programs compliant to ISO 14000. ·    &...

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Locality Broke fordwich

Majors Lane Restaurant

‘If you care about the provenance of what’s on your plate, you’ve come to the right place. This is food you’ll want to talk about’. SMH Good Food Guide. ‘A landmark regional dining experience’ Gourmet Traveller Open for dinner Thursday to Monday 

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Locality Lovedale

Tatler Tapas Cafe

Child friendly atmosphere. On site cellar door available for tastings during lunch. All wines made locally with the loving care of winemaker Daniel Binet. Icy cold beer on tap.

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Locality Lovedale

Draytons Log Press Cafe

Looking for a great place to have a relaxed Breakfast or Lunch? Drayton's Log Press Cafe at Drayton's Family Wines offers morning teas, lunch and afternoon teas as well as a range of handmade and natural gifts and produce.   Catering for all functions - we can arrange packages to cater for that next special event to suit most prices and tastes. Bus groups are welcome.

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Locality Pokolbin

Redsalt Restaurant

Locality Lovedale

Restaurant Cuvee at Peterson House

Restaurant Cuvee is open for Breakfast & Lunch 7 days a week. Our breakfast specialty is our Bubbly Breakfast which includes a superbly cooked breakfast, chocolates and Peterson House Sparkling Wine so why not indulge for breakfast when next in the Hunter Valley. Our Head Chef Chad Pridue has just realsed his new menu which is a treat for the senses. Enjoy a quick bite between wine tastings or sit back with friends and enjoy a long lunch.

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Locality Pokolbin/rothbury

Locavore Dining

A Locavore is a person interested in eating food that is produced locally within 100 miles of home. Our delectable menu features ingredients from our own grounds at Kirkton Park grounds and from local Hunter Valley producers. Join Executive Chef Trent Webber and multi-award winning winemaker Liz Silkman (First Creek Wines, Silkman Wines) as we embark on a new journey to bring farmers and foodies together. Our mission is to change the way you feel about food and where it comes from. Farm. Forage....

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Locality Pokolbin

Swill n' Grill Bistro

A must visit on the Pub food trail! Great food, great service & oodles of character.

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Twine Restaurant

Twine is the ultimate wedding and event venue. Over looking the lazy Oakey Creek Valley with it's rolling hills lined with vines.Twine is the Hunter's iconic function venue to host your unique event: from private dinners served in our wine room, to hosting events and team building actiites and of course wedding cermonies and receptions.We will be featuring wine makers dinner's monthly and don't forget our industry long lunches are an amazing way to spend a Monday.Let our team create an event you...

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Locality Pokolbin

Sabor in the Hunter - Pokolbin

  Sabor in the Hunter has the Hunter Valley's LARGEST range of desserts. Over the last 3 years SABOR have grown their dessert menu to include over 50 different desserts, each one created individually as nothing is served by the slice. This brings a new level of culinary delight to desserts in the Hunter Valley. Indulge in multi-award winning Portuguese Chocolate Mousse, decadent cakes, pastries, hand-made chocolates, Portuguese tarts and gourmet ice-cream. A large range of gluten free desse...

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Locality Pokolbin

The Cellar Restaurant

With its long-standing reputation for excellence, the multi award-winning Cellar Restaurant is a must-visit.  Specialising in rustic Mediterranean cuisine with a focus on quality steaks as well as a range of other meats, poultry and fish, all cooked to your liking on the char-grill.  Start your meal with a selection of tasty morsels and don't miss the delightful desserts.  There's a great Hunter focused wine list too! Open for lunch and dinner, Monday to Saturday.  Bookings ...

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Locality Pokolbin/rothbury

Potters Hotel Brewery Resort

In the heart of Wine Country, with the distinctive Heritage Brick Beehive Kilns, Potters provides the perfect setting for your Hunter Valley experience. Potters is home to the Hunters only Micro-Brewery - the Hunter Beer Co. Join a tour, talk to our Brewers, or sit back in our relaxing beer garden whilst enjoying one of our several award-winning beers and a tasty snack, or recharge with a hearty meal in our famous Brasserie. For a truly memorable Hunter Valley experience stay the night in our we...

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Locality Pokolbin

Emerson's Cafe & Restaurant

Emerson is the first in the Hunter Valley to offer a Chef’s Table. Presenting dinners a unique opportunity to eat dinner in the kitchen while watching the Chef’s at work. So close you can almost touch them.  

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Locality Lovedale

Esca Bimbadgen

Esca Bimbadgen is situated high on a hill in the heart of Hunter Valley Wine Country. Dedicated to the art of food & wine matching, Esca’s modern Australian cuisine, fresh local and home grown produce and spectacular views make for a truly memorable dining experience.  Esca's contemporary restaurant design features large glass windows and an open balcony allowing guests stunning wine country views over the Bimbadgen vineyards to the Brokenback ranges. Esca Bimbadgen is a regional ...

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Locality Pokolbin

San Martino Bites, Pizza & Pasta

San Martino (St Martin) is the patron Saint of Churchgoers, Innkeepers, Vignerons, Winemakers, and the protector of all drinkers. An authentic Italian dish always starts with the best flour, garden fresh tomatoes, and the best quality local produce. Then of course matched to a great wine. Sounds simple … We make all our own pasta and sauces from scratch, in the traditional Italian way. Come in and enjoy our Bites, Pizza and Pasta. So a visit to Wine Country is not complete without a visit to S...

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Locality Pokolbin/rothbury

RidgeView Restaurant & Cafe

Alfresco dining

Casual dining, overlooking our vineyards. Our signature 'Cypriot Meze' is a four course feast inspired by Mediterranean and Middle East cuisine. Take as long or as little as you like for a true Hunter Valley experience. Lighter options also available. "Kopiaste...come, eat, enjoy!!"

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Locality Pokolbin/rothbury

Bistro Vinden

Enjoy an alfresco lunch on the terrace overlooking the vineyard.  The seasonal menu is an eclectic compilation of foods with a distinct focus on high quality meals with incredible depth and flavour.   Food is matched with Vinden Estate Wines which are available for tasting at the cellar door. Reservations Recommended. Ph: (02) 49987410 Open for Lunch Saturday & Sunday 12:00-3:00pm

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Locality Pokolbin/rothbury

The Deck Cafe Lovedale

The Deck Cafe Lovedale provides a diverse menu of cafe style food and is situated at Gartelmann Wines vineyard. Serving breakfast and lunch, diners can enjoy their meal al fresco on the spacious deck overlooking the picturesque dam. 

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Il Cacciatore

Award winning ‘Il Cacciatore’, located in the heart of the vineyards, is one of the more popular restaurants in the valley for both locals and visitors.

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Locality Pokolbin

The Verandah Restaurant

The Vernadah offers Local's night every month Enjoy a 5 course Tapas style degustation we complimantry pre dinner drinks and canapes $60pp with FREE BYO - check out our website for the monthly themes

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Locality Pokolbin/rothbury

Cafe Enzo

Enzo is set in a Tuscan inspired village, among eclectic sandstone buildings in the heart of the Hunter Valley. Enzo is praised for its unique ambiance and enchanting court yard. Come and unwind and let the world drift away at the sacred oasis, known to locals as Enzo. Listen to chic tunes whilst feasting on Italian delicacies with homemade and locally grown produce.

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Locality Pokolbin

Amanda's on the Edge

Amanda's On The Edge Restaurant is located on the beautiful Windsor's Edge Vineyard. Enjoy stunning sweeping views looking out over the vineyard and surrounding country land.

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Locality Pokolbin/rothbury

Epoche Lounge Bar

  Introducing Epoche Lounge Bar, the Hunter Valley's new home of cocktails, local wines and craft beer. Enjoy burgers and tapas in front of our roaring open fire or pizza straight from our outdoor wood fired oven.     

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Locality Pokolbin

Al-Oi Thai Restaurant

Al-oi Thai has been serving customers for over 15 years in Newcastle & now has a restaurant in Cessnock. Al-oi Thai is a family business & the food is authentic Thai food that is a 'must try' when you are in the Hunter Valley.

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Locality Cessnock & districts

The Lovedale

The Lovedale is our popular and versatile dining space with wide appeal. It’s a bar. A restaurant. And it has the Lovedale Brewery and Distillery right next door. It’s a place where tantalising meals are made, where the drinks run cold and where conversations just flow.   Located on the ground floor and enjoying beautiful resort views, just stepping into The Lovedale will put a smile on your face. Relax on our outdoor deck or on the comfy chairs indoors and enjoy our friendly se...

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The Mill Restaurant

Estate Tuscany's “The Mill”, has had rave reviews regarding the incredible diversity with modern Hunter cuisine. Named after the windmill on the corner of our property, the Mill has it all, good wine, good food and good times.

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Locality Pokolbin/rothbury

Worn Out Wares

Incorporating old and new wares, a cafe and florist, Worn Out Wares is a wonderful experience. Browse through our eclectic mix of home and gift wares, fashion, children's toys, jewellery, prints, mirrors and furniture for both house and garden. Something for everyone! It's lovely to watch those visiting for the first time express their delight as they meander through the store. Rarely have they allowed enough time to take everyting in and leave with plans to return soon with more time, money, fr...

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Locality Singleton/upper hunter

The Old Brickworks Brasserie

Come and join us at Brickworks Brasserie at Potters Hotel and Brewery for a great relaxed meal with family and friends.    With the extensive menu there is something to cater for every taste, from the signature Beer 'n' Beef Pie, to a light Salad or mouth watering dessert.    Match your meal with a Beer brewed right onsite in the Hunter Valley's only Brewery - the Hunter Beer Co.  With both indoor and outside seating and a children's playground, Potters is a perfect&nb...

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Locality Nulkaba

Muse Kitchen

  Located at Keith Tulloch Winery, this European inspired bistro is the little sister to Muse Restaurant at Hungerford Hill Wines. Inspired by seasonal produce and quality controlled cooking, Muse Kitchen offers an award-winning casual dining experience for you to enjoy, relax and share.  

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Locality Pokolbin

Bodega Restaurant & Bar

Our recently renovated restaurant Bodega Restaurant and Bar, enjoy relaxed all day dining for guests and visitors with spectacular views overlooking the lake and golf course. Select a bottle of your favourite Hunter Valley wine from our extensive wine cellar whilst enjoying the alfresco dining, and for those looking for something to enjoy in the evening, Bodega's dance floor, laser lights and great selection of song hits will have everyone up on the dance floor!

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Muse Restaurant & Cafe

Focused on delivering refined, seasonal produce with professional, intuitive service that strives to impress, comfort and connect, Muse is one of Australia’s finest regional restaurants. After five successful years, multiple awards and thousands of delighted diners, Muse continues to deliver a memorable experience.

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Locality Pokolbin

The Legends Grill at The Vintage

The Legends Grill restaurant is a dining experience to remember. Delivering the simple pleasures in life, the seasonal menu features contemporary Australian cuisine incorporating the star attraction - the distinctive and unique Grill.

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Locality Pokolbin

Oishii Pokolbin - Japanese & Thai Restaurant & Take Away

Oishii has something to please every kind of palate.Whether dining inside in the Thai-themed dining room or outside overlooking the architecturally designed amphitheatre and vines, Oishii is a must for the gourmet traveller.

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Locality Pokolbin/rothbury

Restaurant Botanica

Situated at the picturesque vineyard guesthouse retreat, Spicers Vineyards Estate, Restaurant Botanica reflects its' beautiful vineyard surrounds and provides guests with a special, fresh approach to Hunter Valley regional dining.

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Locality Pokolbin/rothbury

Leaves & Fishes

Leaves & Fishes' approach is fresh, smart and simple. Extensive seasonal menu, the freshest fish & handcut chips, buckets of prawns, freshly shucked oysters,antipasti to smooth rich coffee. Relaxed, stylish boathouse dining with attention to detail. Leaves & Fishes - a balance of what's good!

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Locality Lovedale

Bistro Molines

Locality Mount view

Lovedale Smokehouse Gourmet Pantry & Cafe

We are an owner-operated, small batch, artisan smokehouse. We produce a large range of smoked and cured fish, meats, cheese and accompaniments on site and also stock a fantastic selection of hand-made local produce, deli items and artworks.   Our produce is showcased on our lunch menu and is also available for take home purchase from our Gourmet Pantry Open Thursday to Monday  

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Locality Lovedale

The Brokenback Bar

Located at Estate Tuscany (Formally Tuscany Wine Estate Resort), the Brokenback Bar offers that relaxed feeling whilst overlooking the local vineyards & Brokenback Ranges. Offering Beer on tap, variety of local wines, tapas meals, pizza's & pasta. Open from 12noon until late, 7 days.

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Locality Pokolbin/rothbury
 

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