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The Cellar Restaurant

Broke Road | Hunter Valley Gardens Village, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
+61 2 4998 7584
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (40 reviews)
“duck confit” (11 reviews)
“prawns” (14 reviews)
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CUISINES
Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Broke Road | Hunter Valley Gardens Village, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
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1 - 10 of 473 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our party of four adults had a fabulous evening meal here. We each had a main while only the two men in the group had room for dessert. The meal was impeccably presented and offered great value for money in an inviting environment.

1  Thank tessa1963
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great choice on the menu and good choice of wines either by glass or bottle. The staff is very helpful and friendly and in the winter (if you wish) you can sit by the open central fire.

Thank Lynette E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I both had the Stuffed Zucchini flowers for entree - they were delicious ,filling tasting with a light non greasy batter. I was extremely disappointed the lamb wasn't on the menu - but made do with with the braised beef - it...More

Thank Elizabeth E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ftaff friendly efficient and friendly. We ate on a quiet night so had the staff's full attention. Food very good, not cheap but worth it. Definetly go again

Thank Palingdo
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great food and fantastic service. Had agreat meal and some wonderful wines on a cold night. Walked into a warm and inviting atmosphere, with open fireplace and friendly service. Will be be back to try what my wife had! It all looked fantastic.

Thank mark b
Reviewed 29 June 2018

we came for dessert and it was lovely. This restuarant is in the heart of Hunter Valley Gardens with a cosy fire burning in the middle of the sandstone restaurant. A lovely atmosphere

Thank Moorey73
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Stopped here for lunch. The restaurant was nice & warm inside. I had a steak for lunch which I enjoyed immensely. The staff were very friendly & informative. A great place to stop off for lunch during a visit to the Hunter Valley.

Thank Joe V
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

My husband chose this restaurant from Trip Advisor reviews and it did not disapoint. The duck deserves its reputation and my lamb rump was red and delicious. Was very surprised to receive dessert with a candle and "happy birthday" in chocolate display across the plate

1  Thank Judy H
Reviewed 12 June 2018

We were staying up the Valley for a few days and we had to go back to one of our old favourite restaurants in the Cellar. Again we were not disappointed although the have taken the Lamb off the main menu but the Chicken was...More

Thank Marcus R
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Went there with the family for a birthday. Food and atmosphere were great. I had the lambs liver, done very nicely. Definitely go again.

Thank FoodComa2020
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 22 - USD 33
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Broke Road | Hunter Valley Gardens Village, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Pokolbin
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4998 7584
  • E-mail
Description
This ultra-popular restaurant (especially with locals who love a long lunch here) serves appetising Mediterranean meals in a relaxed, inviting space. It has a great outdoor courtyard, surrounded by wisteria, with tables shaded by large umbrellas and inside there’s a huge open fireplace in the centre of the room, surrounded by crisp, white-clothed tables and indoor gardens. Owner/chef Andy Wright offers a seasonal menu using the best Australian produce with regulars returning for popular á la carte dishes like pan-fried barramundi and eight-hour slow-braised Milly Hill lamb or the signature dish – whole suckling pig roast (48 hours’ notice required).
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