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Verandah Restaurant

151 Palmers Lane, Pokolbin, New South Wales NSW 2320, Australia
+61 2 4998 7231
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (189 reviews)
“baby calamari” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
151 Palmers Lane, Pokolbin, New South Wales NSW 2320, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Locals night at Verandah is run every month and themed to a different country each time. This month? American! This was our third or fourth time at a locals night and was our favourite by far. How can you not love perfectly cooked American food...More

1  Thank Nathaniel C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Always a great meal with friendly staff, the setting just a short trip from our hotel and the food was magnificent. Having used their off great site catering before it was really nice to eat in the restaurant also. Highly recommend them for other functions...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We recently visited for a small family luncheon. We were expecting a small range of options for a Tapas style lunch, however we were greatly surprised by what was offered on the menu! The food came out at a reasonable pace which allowed us to...More

Thank Shannon P
Reviewed 5 days ago

We have come here on numerous occasions and the food & service has always been amazing. We took our family here on Saturday for a special lunch as we had visitors from the States. The tapas was nothing like our other visits. The calamari was...More

Thank Willie2306
Verandah B, Manager at Verandah Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Willie2306 Thank you for taking the time to write feed back on the restaurant. We do apologise for the experience you had at the restaurant, it is with great sadness that we hear that you didn't have a the same dining experience on previous...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I was there over 2 years ago for dinner and the food (tapas menu) & service was great. My wife surprised me for a birthday lunch on a Saturday. There were 4 adults and 7 kids, The kids menu & order was fine... orders came...More

Thank Sam N
Verandah B, Manager at Verandah Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Sam N Thank you for taking the time to write feed back on the restaurant. We do apologise for the experience you had at the restaurant. The day in which you dine with us there were a few reasons that led to the problems...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A memorable holiday lunch : tasty food and wine pairings on a beautiful winter’s day. Attentive and knowledgable staff. Well worth a visit. If you want to sit on the verandah you’ll need to book. The gift shop downstairs carries some lovely things and also...More

Thank Leanne A
Verandah B, Manager at Verandah Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Leanne, Thank you for taking time to write a review for the restaurant. We have been very fortunate this winter with beautiful sunny days which sets a nice atmosphere for your dining experience. You are absolutly correct in saying that bookings are essential for...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came across this winery for lunch on our first day in the Hunter. Such a pretty spot on the verandah upstairs. The food and wine were lovely. Special mention to Casey who went out of her way to find / give us a map...More

1  Thank ambz80
Verandah B, Manager at Verandah Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi ambz80 Thank you for taking the time to review the restaurant. It is lovely to hear that our staff were able to help you with attractions in the local area. Be sure to pencil in a meal at The Verandah next time you visit...More

Reviewed 14 July 2018

We have visited this restaurant several times before and wondered if there would be any changes. All was good and certainly no complaints. We took advantage of a Groupon offer and found it tremendous value. The set tapas menu was a satisfying combination of olives...More

Thank Granville T
Verandah B, Manager at Verandah Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Granville Thank you for the kind review!! We always try to give our guests a unique dining experience and we are glad you enjoyed the groupon offer and look forward to seeing you back at the restaurant in the near future. Kind Regards Verandah...More

Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Amazing food selection. Loved the venison gnocchi and the fondue Camembert. Friendly service. Great lunch spot.

Thank Mandols
Verandah B, Manager at Verandah Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Hi Mandols Thank you for your kind review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your experience at the restaurant. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Verandah. Kind Regards Verandah Management

Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

We came here as a family for a groupon lunch and it was amazing . They also have a kids menu which was awesome for my two kids. The Groupon tapas menu was enough for both of us . The service was amazing and they...More

Thank 546sandyp
Verandah B, Manager at Verandah Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Hi 546sandyp Thank you for taking time to review the restaurant. We are glad that you enjoyed your dining experience as a family. We are always happy to try and accommodate any menu requests where possible. We look forward to welcoming you and your family...More

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Selina C
5 September 2016|
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Response from TrekCarrie | Reviewed this property |
I choose to stay on a no carb eating plan and I found heaps of veggie options - the veg was really amazing especially the pumpkin dish and also the innovatively prepared Brussel sprouts) and my husband really loved the... More
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arnie007
31 January 2016|
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Response from chamboNsw | Reviewed this property |
Only guidedogs are allowed on the verandah. But they have grounds around where you could tie your dog to a tree
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MikeStry
24 April 2015|
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Response from Travelwise49 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry can not answer. But nowhere can open before 1 pm. And with the recent weather in the area maybe they are not open.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 151 Palmers Lane, Pokolbin, New South Wales NSW 2320, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Pokolbin
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4998 7231
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