Casual Wollombi Valley
Situated in the historic village of Wollombi, on the convict built Great North Road, the Tavern remains a favoured spot for travelers to and from the tourist destinations in the Hunter Valley's wine districts, and is especially popular with those wishing to take the Sunday bike ride or drive into the country around Sydney. The Wollombi Tavern as it is today, sits on the site of an earlier public house, originally built around the time of early European settlement during the 1840s. Known then as the Wollombi Wine Saloon, it remained a popular stopping point for travellers up until it was destroyed by fire in 1959. That event was a major turning point in the history of the tavern and for Wollombi itself. But, more of that in the section devoted to the illustrious Dr. Jurd. The Tavern's meals are huge and will not disappoint even the biggest eaters in the family. Juicy steaks and the biggest burgers are the most popular choice by all the hungry travelers. All meals can be enjoyed either on the verandah, which overlooks Wollombi Brook and the stunning Tavern grounds, or in front of the fireplace in the bar. You may even like to choose the dining room, which has reverse cycle air conditioning for those hot or cold days. If you have a small or large group please call us. We will happy to cater for your special needs. Morning tea and cake can be arranged for touring coaches who may be on a budget. With its large open picnic area next to the picturesque Wollombi Brook, the Tavern offers ample room for family gatherings in this historic area. Just a 90 minute drive from Sydney's Northern suburbs.