Hunter Valley Eating, drinking and dancing
+61 (0)2 4998 7777
Bluetongue Brewery Cafe
This boutique brewery has a wide range of refreshing lagers, pilsners and a delicious alcoholic ginger beer. To sample the whole spread, order the nifty tasting paddle, which comes with notes to help you pick out the flavours.
917 Hermitage Road, Pokolbin, Australia
+61 (0)2 4998 7505
Located at one of the region’s most prominent wineries, the Mount Pleasant Estate, Elizabeth’s offers a range of tempting seasonal dishes, matched with the acclaimed estate-grown wines. The aged semillion is particularly noteworthy.
401 Marrowbone Road, Pokolbin, Australia
+61 2 4998 4666
This Hunter favourite consistently wins awards for its modern Australian cuisine and chic, contemporary setting.
Bimbadgen Estate Winery, 790 McDonalds Road, Pokolbin
+61 (0)2 4993 3599
Attached to Hope Estate winery, this venue is set in a spectacular location with extensive views of the region’s rolling hills. The menu features a wide range of dishes that focus on the freshest of flavours – get a table on the deck to make the most of the location.
2213 Broke Road, Pokolbin, Australia
+61 (0)2 4998 6777
Troy and Megan Rhodes-Brown are the astute duo behind this sleek Hunter Valley hotspot. In the chic, contemporary dining room, dine on Troy's thoroughly modern fare, matched with wines from neighbouring Hungerford Hill Estate.
1 Broke Road, Pokolbin, Australia
+61 (0)2 4998 6968
Regarded as one of the region’s best restaurant, Rock offers contemporary Australian cuisine with a French influence, served up in ultra-modern surroundings. It doubles as the Firestick Café by day – try their delicious wood-fired pizzas whilst overlooking 90 year old shiraz vines
Poole’s Rock Winery Estate, 576 Debeyers Road. Pokolbin