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What you can expect during your visit
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Daily temperature and symptom checks for staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
  • Floors marked for social distancing
Updated 05/01/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Hunters Quarter
Updated 05/01/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
About
Hunters Quarter, known as HQ to locals and regulars, offers an elegant dining experience with modern Australian cuisine, driven by high quality seasonal local produce, and relaxed and attentive service. Head chef, Brian Duncan brings a wealth of global and local experience in fine dining to HQ, having worked at the Dorchester Hotel and Claridges Hotel in the upmarket area of Mayfair in London, and also at Level 41 and The Establishment, two of Sydney’s premier restaurants. Brian’s breadth of experience and exposure to a variety of world cuisines bring a unique and refined quality to his product, and his philosophy on food is based on simple, fresh, local and seasonal produce. The HQ wine list
PRICE RANGE
USD 13 - USD 29
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
International, Contemporary, Healthy, Australian
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free off-street parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The host who greeted us was amazing and she was very friendly and professional, we were amazed when she said it was her first shift! Unfortunately the rest of the wait staff were not able to match this brilliant initial interaction we had. Waiters seemed...overwhelmed and distracted, and quite unfriendly and service was hit or miss depending on who approached our table. Food was very good it’s a pity the service wasn’t better.More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This restaurant would receive 11/10 except for our arrival. We were left standing for 5 mins with no greeting. The staff walked around ignoring us. A young girl in the serving section did not acknowledge us but kept looking at us, then pointing us out...to other staff. Eventually a woman in a leopard skin dress spoke to us, no apologies just a superior manner. Thankfully our waiter Boris went above and beyond normal and his effort saved the day. The food here is exceptional and could not be faulted. What a shame the greeting was so lacking, otherwise this should be a hatted restaurant .More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

They had everyone closed up sitting inside at dinner such a shame as they have a beautiful balcony. Staff was lovely and food was good but really no better than other restaurants we tried in the Hunter Valley. I didn’t love the atmosphere here and...the pop music blaring in the background didn’t help.More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a wonderful Friday night dining experience at Hunters Quarter. The service from the moment we arrived until the time we left was excellent throughout. We all agreed (2 couples) the food was amazing, the ravioli and quail were excellent. And between us the...mains, duck, lamb, and especially the brined pork tenderloin just perfection. The sauces and the accompaniments were just the right match for the meal. Make sure you try the durian parfait, just the best. There is plenty of local wine on the wine list.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to Hunters Quarter on a number of occasions and have chosen it as the venue for special family celebrations over the past few years. Last weekend, we found ourselves in the Hunter Valley and thought we would treat ourselves to a special...lunch. We went to Hunters Quarter. The service was friendly and welcoming. The view was peaceful. The menu, although set price had choices within each course. My husband and I chose different options from those available and were both incredibly impressed! If you are looking for delicious, high quality food, an impressive wine list, a pretty regional view and exceptional service, look no further. We will definitely be back!More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Sophia T, General Manager at Hunters Quarter, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Helen for taking the time to leave your review of Hunters Quarter here on TripAdvisor. We are so pleased you enjoyed your dining experience and we thank you for such great feedback. We also thank you for your patronage as our staff enjoy...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hunter Quarters is a ho to for us when we have something to celebrate or have visitors. The food is exceptional, the service is 5 star and the venue is amazing. We will be back again and again.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Sophia T, General Manager at Hunters Quarter, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review of Hunters Quarter here on TripAdvisor. We are so pleased you enjoyed your experience and we thank you for your patronage, which is certainly appreciated as a small business, and especially during these times. We...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I heard it was the best restaurant in the Hunter Valley and I was not disappointed at all. The food was amazing, the view was spectacular and the staff were sensational! 10/10More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Sophia T, General Manager at Hunters Quarter, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Mel for taking the time to leave your review of Hunters Quarter here on TripAdvisor. Thank you for your lovely feedback, we are so glad you enjoyed your experience with us. We certainly look forward to welcoming you back to HQ in the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hunters Quarter is (in my humble opinion), the ultimate in fine dining in the Hunter Valley. I have been here twice now and have to say that each time, I'm more impressed than the last. The food is sublime and I fancy myself a bit...of a 'Master Chef' judge when it is presented to me. The quality of the produce is outstanding, the way it is plated up is beautiful and the talent in the kitchen is evident with every delicious mouthful. Then there is the service. Front of house is Jen the owner, who is attentive and her service is representative of the standard of this venue. My favourite waiter is Boris, who agonisingly studied the wine menu last night for 15 minutes, to ensure that my vino was to my fussy taste. Thank you to everyone for making my belated birthday dinner so special!More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Sophia T, General Manager at Hunters Quarter, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Tammy for taking the time to leave your review of Hunters Quarter here on TripAdvisor. We are so pleased you enjoyed your dining experience and chose to celebrate your special occasion with us. Thank you for your patronage and also your lovely feedback....More

Reviewed 4 August 2021

The service and staff were very helpful and knowledgeable of their menu and matching wines Infusion of very nice flavours in our 2 course meal for lunch. Heads up...leave plenty of room so you do not fill up on the crusty fresh sourdough bread. Good...variety of wine options for all tastes. Totally recommended to spoil you and your special other.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Hunters Quarter, General Manager at Hunters Quarter, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2021

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review of Hunters Quarter here on TripAdvisor. We are so pleased you enjoyed your experience with us and chose to dine with HQ. We certainly look forward to welcoming you back to HQ in the future.

Reviewed 2 August 2021

We do love our food although Hunters Quarter was something else! My next thought is… does this restaurant fit into my purse? From beginning to end, one of the best experiences that we have ever had the pleasure of enjoying 👌🏼🥂More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Hunters Quarter, General Manager at Hunters Quarter, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2021

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review of Hunters Quarter here on TripAdvisor. We are so glad you enjoyed your dining experience and chose to dine with us. Thank you for your great feedback and we certainly look forward to welcoming you...More

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Hunters Quarter is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5