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Wandin Valley Estate

12 Wilderness Rd | Hunter Valley, Lovedale, Cessnock, New South Wales 2325, Australia
+61 2 4930 9888
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Another fantastic experience

It's not often that you would make the effort to drive from Newcastle to the Hunter valley for... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Brad W
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Beautiful food and location only to be let down by the service.

We had a party of 8 that was doing a day of tastings and we booked ahead for lunch here. The food... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
kemm
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Singleton, Australia
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Wandin Valley Estate is situated in the Lovedale area of the lower Hunter Valley, produces wines of premium quality and is a unique tourist destination for visitors. The Estate has a Cellar Door, and offers accommodation for guests in self-contained Tuscan style villas, swimming pool, tennis court and a country cricket ground overlooked by the gracious Cricketers Pavilion. The Cricketers Pavilion is a purpose built function centre which hosts wedding receptions all year round and overlooks stunning Malbec vines and natural bushland. There are multiple ceremony locations dotted around the estate including the Eucalypt Grove, Pontoon and The Barn.
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  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
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12 Wilderness Rd | Hunter Valley, Lovedale, Cessnock, New South Wales 2325, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's not often that you would make the effort to drive from Newcastle to the Hunter valley for lunch. To go to the same restaurant twice in two weeks is also rare...but Wandin valley estate is that kind of place. The food is exceptional, the...More

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WandinMarketing, Manager at Wandin Valley Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Wow thanks Brad for your wonderful review. I will make sure that I pass this on to our staff and management team. Your feedback is very valuable and we are truly appreciative that you took the time to share this. Many thanks and see you...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

We had a party of 8 that was doing a day of tastings and we booked ahead for lunch here. The food was lovely but unfortunately the service was way too slow and inadequate. We had to ask for drinks and after 2 hours we...More

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WandinMarketing, Manager at Wandin Valley Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review and we appreciate the feedback. I will certainly look into this and speak to staff as we had others on the day who had a wonderful and timely experience.

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Reviewed 24 June 2018

Breakfast on two occasions at restaurant during our stay for a wedding event. Bright and cheerful decor. Greeted by staff and made very welcome. Service prompt and efficient Varied menu for breakfast. All dishes were freshly prepared. All served with a smile.

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WandinMarketing, Manager at Wandin Valley Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Thank you so much for your review and we are so happy that you enjoyed your experience at Wandin!

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Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

This was the first stop on our wine tour in the Hunter Valley and it was really the highlight of the day. The wines were amazing and the host was very friendly and knowledgeable. Definitely recommend this!

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WandinMarketing, Manager at Wandin Valley Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

What a great review! It's wonderful to hear great feedback about our wine and staff. We hope to welcome you back to Wandin again soon.

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Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Cold and blustery outside but warm, welcome and inviting aromas within. Impromptu visit for a couple of hungry wine tasters and a pleasant surprise with interesting varied menu partnered with local wine suggestions. The Hazelnut Gnocchi was stunning and nice and silky even though it...More

Thank Tasty53
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WandinMarketing, Manager at Wandin Valley Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

What a great review!! Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback and I will make sure the staff get to read this. We hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

If you’re looking for a wedding location, you couldn’t find a more magical spot than Wandin Valley Estate! The scenery is breathtaking The accommodation was fantastic, particularly for families The food served in the Cricketers Pavilion was amazing! Staff went above and beyond Thanks to...More

Thank Leigh D
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WandinMarketing, Manager at Wandin Valley Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Thank you so much Leigh for a wonderful review. I will pass it on to all of our staff. It is so great to know our hard work makes a difference.

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Reviewed 1 April 2018

My wife and I recently enjoyed a fantastic lunch at Wandin Valley. The restaurant is located in a quiet pocket of the Hunter Valley on an expansive property. The restaurant enjoys a great view over the Wandin estate and mountains in the distance. The 2017...More

Thank ComKeen
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WandinMarketing, Manager at Wandin Valley Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

What a fantastic review! Thank you for sharing and we hope to have you back soon.

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Reviewed 27 March 2018

My friends and I organised a fundraiser wine tour which included a lunch stop at Wandin Valley. The whole experience was fantastic! Kurt and Mark were extremely accommodating and went out of their way to make the whole event run smoothly. We received extremely positive...More

Thank Michelle V
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WandinMarketing, Manager at Wandin Valley Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Hi Michelle, We are so glad your event went well and we truly appreciate you leaving a review! Many thanks.

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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

This restaurant was our daughter's choice for her 15th birthday lunch and it did not disappoint. Food and service were both outstanding. Will certainly be back again and wouldn't hesitate to recommend to our friends from interstate. Thanks for a great day guys!

Thank borntotravel68
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WandinMarketing, Manager at Wandin Valley Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

We are so glad your daughter enjoyed her birthday here at Wandin.

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Reviewed 4 December 2017

Had a lovely slow lunch at Wandin Estate. Location was nice . Sitting on the outdoor terrace overlooking the vineyards. As the place was not very busy, the service was excellent and the staff very friendly. Food was very good and at a reasonable price.

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