Restaurant Botanica

Botanica. In the heart of the Hunter, you’ll experience the best it has to offer.


Botanica boasts considered, generous and playful dishes, the best drops from the Hunter, a vibrant cocktail list and genuinely warm hospitality. This Hunter Valley gem is a culinary destination to enjoy with those closest.

In the heart of Pokolbin, the restaurant showcases Australian-grown ingredients and utilises classic and modern French techniques. Guests can expect to see locally sourced sourdough bread, fresh market crudites, the best cuts of beef, fresh seafood and a celebration of roasted, pickled, preserved and baked vegetables complimented by decadent desserts and carefully crafted vegan and vegetarian dishes.

As would be expected of such an establishment, the wine list is educated and extensive. Guests are invited to explore the best of the region, and the team is always ready to impart their exceptional wine knowledge and to help pair the dishes with the Hunter’s iconic wines.

Our cocktail offering is carefully curated, using our kitchen garden and botanical spirits and alcohol-free alternatives to create an experience that will please all.

Elevate your gathering in an intimate and sophisticated setting, our exclusive private dining room accommodates up to 12 guests and offers guests the choice to dine from either our 3 or 5-course menu.



  • Accommodation on site
  • Alfresco dining
  • Conference facilities
  • Functions/Weddings/Group Bookings
  • Produce grown on site
  • Vegetarian options
  • Air-conditioned
  • Avg. Mains > $30
  • Dietary requirements
  • Licensed
  • Private dining room
  • Vegan options

Cancellation Policy

We understand that plans can change but please let us know if you intend to cancel or alter your booking no less than 24 hours prior to your reservation to avoid incurring a cancellation fee of $50 per person - alterations and cancellations can be done easily in the options at the top of this email.

555 Hermitage Rd, Pokolbin NSW 2320

Closed: Mon-Tue | Lunch: Fri-Sun 12:00pm - 2:00pm | Dinner: Wed-Sun 6:00pm-10:00pm. Breakfast available for in-house guests.


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