ESCA Bimbadgen

Esca Bimbadgen showcases Bimbadgen wines by matching them with simple, elegant food in a jaw-dropping setting. A pioneer of fine dining in the Hunter Valley, Esca Bimbadgen exemplifies the unique nature of a winery restaurant. The spectacular entrance suspended above the winery is second only to the view from your table.

Esca Bimbadgen is the NSW and National winner of the Restaurant in a Winery category at the 2019 Savour Australia Restaurant & Catering Hostplus Awards for Excellence. This recognition comes after winning two awards at the 2018 National Savour Australia Restaurant & Catering Hostplus Awards for Excellence. 2019 marks the third year in a row that Esca was acknowledged as Australia’s best National Restaurant in a Winery, Esca was also proud to be announced as the 2018 best National Tourism Restaurant.

Nick Samaras, Esca Bimbadgen Executive Chef and his team have created our new menu showcasing his passion for the Hunter Valley and the abundance of local produce at our doorstep.

Opening Hours 

Wednesday to Saturday – Lunch from 12:00pm

Friday & Saturday – Dinner from 6:00pm

Bookings Essential

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Esca Bimbadgen will be open for lunch and dinner on Valentines Day, Sunday 14 February 2021. 


  • Accommodation on Site
  • Alfresco Dining
  • Bar
  • Catering
  • Child Facilities
  • Dietary Requirements
  • Function Area
  • Licensed
  • Vegetarian Options
  • Air Conditioned
  • Avg. Mains > $30
  • Brewery or Wine Bar
  • Cellar Door Sales
  • Children's Menu
  • Disabled Access
  • Functions/Weddings/Group Bookings
  • Restaurant on Site
  • Winery on Site

790 McDonalds Rd, Pokolbin NSW 2325

Esca Bimbadgen is open for lunch from 12 noon Wednesday to Saturday & Dinner from 6pm Friday & Saturday nights.


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