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2213 Broke Rd, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
+61 2 4993 3599
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50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

(Caveat: I spent 20 years in the hospitality industry working in places like this) The Hope Estate is a beautiful location with appalling management. I attended Bruce Springsteen this weekend, the E-street band are one of the best live performances in the world and this is not about them. The management of the Hope estate either couldn't find head with... More 

6 Thank Stephen H
Sydney, Australia
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111 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

We chose Harvest restaurant due to its proximity to our hotel, the Pokolbin Village which was right across the road. The restaurant was quiet, in fact just 2 other couples were there, which meant more attentive and friendly service for us which was a treat. The food was spectacular, we had the 5 course degustation menu, and complemented it with... More 

1 Thank dasberliner
Sydney, Australia
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

A group of 6 friends for lunch, we had tried and failed to book in to 3 other restaurants. It was incredibly windy and there were bush fires all around. We went out onto the verandah which looked a little tired with its white plstic chairs and power cords all shoved in the corner.There were lots of things flying around... More 

1 Thank Flea_and_Ad
Sydney, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

This restaurant has amazing food, with very friendly service Loved our experience and I would recommend Harvest to anyone

2 Thank 146guy
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100 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

When you sit down to the picturesque setting, its a good start but they could pick up their game with the service. The restaurant was half full and they weren't paying attention and it took them a long time to respond. Food was nice and well presented and a bit pricey. The restaurant has potential if the staff doesn't play... More 

Thank Eric T
Bulli, Australia
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107 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We attended a Melbourne cup luncheon at the restaurant. It was a 4 course degustation menu with matching wines for $89. The restaurant seems to be a verandah only and the view is lovely over looking the winery. The food was ok. The first 2 courses were just basic and the third the main of lamb. The portions were exceptionally... More 

Thank maryado
Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

The food was reasonably good (Nigella crusted lamb loin was a stand out) and the service was friendly but seemed a bit disorganised and lacking good management. We selected the 3 course menu with matched wines and only received the food and wine at the same time for one course! The restaurant was not busy at all but staff seemed... More 

Thank lucyi883
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

I would of given 5 stars but as we have newborn and the facilities to cater for that was a major let down. It is one the second floor only stairway entrance no change room. But the staff were very nice and attentive to our needs. The wait times were short and appropriately spaced between courses. The food was delicious... More 

Thank Elijah S
Baulkham Hills, Australia
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Service was terrible. Mid week lunch restaurant less than half full but wait staff just disinterested. Specifically booked a table for 4 on the deck but when we arrived were told " sorry none left outside" despite several empty tables for 2 in sight. Eventually hassled staff into joining 2 tables for us making a total of 12 patrons on... More 

2 Thank Col K
Tamworth, Australia
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71 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Wow what a venue! Beautiful elevated restaurant with a fabulous view. A group of girl friends enjoyed the tasting menu over lunch. The service was friendly and helpful. We started with a Hope Estate sparkling and then continued with the tasting menu and matching wines. All courses were delicious and visually appealing. My favourites included Roasted Baby Beetroot with Goats... More 

1 Thank Shazza929

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2213 Broke Rd, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Pokolbin
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4993 3599
Harvest Restaurant is perfectly situated in the heart of Hunter Valley Wine Country, set at the top of the Hope Estate winery. Harvest features an incredible deck overlooking the amphitheatre and surrounding vineyard, showcasing a 270 degree view over wine country. The delicious food is complemented by the cutting edge design features, an open kitchen and stylist finishes. Harvest’s intimate setting spills out to the wrap-around deck, perfect for al fresco dining.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?