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Bistro Molines with Hunter Private Tours

Bistro Molines

Thurs - Mon

Far and away the best restaurant in Wine Country - favourite with locals and visitors, this fabulous restaurant sits proudly at the top of our list. French provincial style, iconic views over the vineyards, exquisite food and first class service - ticks all the boxes!

the Wood with Hunter Private Tours

The Wood

Thurs - Mon

Contemporary fine dining experience with a strong focus on fresh seafood from the Sydney Fish Markets, all of which is available for retail sale along with condiments, Normandy fish stew, oyster knives and a verjuice made by Brokenwood.

Circa 1876 with Hunter Private Tours

Circa 1876

Fri - Tues

Circa 1876 quite literally brings the ‘farm to fork’ ethos to life as guests overlook the organic kitchen garden that their food came from just beyond their plate. Two-course, three-course, five-course and seven course chef’s tasting menu options

Hunters Quarter with Hunter Private Tours

Hunters Quarter

Thurs - Mon

Located in the Cockfighter's Ghost Vineyard, the restaurant is a dining space with something for everyone whatever the occasion, come and discover a contemporary dining experience with welcoming service in a unique and beautiful setting. With a private terrace in the vineyards, its the perfect place to while away a few hours with family, friends and fantastic food.

Oishii Japanese Restaurant with Hunter Private Tours

Oishii Japanese & Thai

Open 7 days

Our restaurant located at the Tempus Two winery, in the heart of the Hunter Valley, it has become a favourite for locals and visitors alike. Whether dining inside the minimalist Asian themed dining hall or on the outside undercover terrace overlooking the vines and an architecturally designed amphitheatre, Oishii has become a “must dining experience”.

Muse Restaurant with Hunter Private Tours

Muse

Thurs - Mon

Our 2 hatted restaurant, Muse is renowned for not only its food but also for its professional and friendly service. Using quality produce, sourcing locally whenever possible, the dishes show technique, restraint and respect.

Eremo Restaurant with Hunter Private Tours

Eremo @ Spicers

Open Fri - Sun

Modern contemporary Italian created by multi-hatted Executive Chef Cameron Matthews - featuring gorgeous local ingredients with an Italian flair!

Villa du Pays with Hunter Private Tours

Baume @ Ben Ean

Open 7 days

The best of local ingredients to create a casual family & friends style dining experience designed to be served in the middle of the table to be shared. The menu is heavily influenced by Mediterranean style flavors cooked to perfection in our wood fired oven with fair such as Suckling Pig, Pizzas, Meats and Baked Fish.

Villa du Pays with Hunter Private Tours

Villa du Pays

Open 7 days

Famous for dry aged steaks, Villa du Pays menus are thoughtfully prepared by our Executive Chef using only the finest ingredients, elegantly presented and served in fine dining style by our friendly and professional staff. Stunning views overlooking the vineyards.

Il Cacciatore with Hunter Private Tours

Il Cacciatore

Open 7 days

Northern Italian style in a relaxed environment overlooking the dam. The seasonal menu takes advantage of fresh local produce, authentic Italian ingredients and house made pastas. Full bar service, and a wine list showcasing some of the Hunter’s best wines.

The Cellar Restaurant with Hunter Private Tours

The Cellar

Mon - Sat

Rustic Mediterranean inspired cuisine in elegant yet relaxed surroundings in Hunter Valley Gardens Village. Popular with locals and visitors for good food and congenial surroundings!

Amanda’s On The Edge with Hunter Private Tours

Amandas

Fri - Mon

Relax looking over the picturesque vineyards and surrounding country. Dine alfresco in the warmer months or get cosy by the fire in winter!

Muse Kitchen with Hunter Private Tours

Muse Kitchen

Wed - Sun

Regional European Bistro style restaurant that is situated in the picturesque Keith Tulloch Wines courtyard - showcasing the best and freshest produce of the season.

Esca with Hunter Private Tours

Esca @ Bimbadgen

Open 7 days

A pioneer of fine dining in the Hunter Valley, Esca Bimbadgen exemplifies the unique nature of a winery restaurant. The spectacular entrance suspended above the winery is second only to the view from your table.

Botanica with Hunter Private Tours

Restaurant Botanica

Open Sat & Sun only

Your experience at Restaurant Botanica begins with the belief that great chefs must be great gardeners. The menu delivers produce picked fresh that morning with seasonal dishes effortlessly matched with wines from the Hunter Valley – Australia's oldest wine region.

Blaxlands with Hunter Private Tours

Blaxlands

Open 7 days

Blaxlands Inn is a rustic brasserie loved for its family friendly atmosphere and country-style fare. Housed within a heritage homestead, Blaxlands serves the kind of food you'd love to eat after a long day on the farm - with steaks, deep dish pies and hearty pastas served within a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere.

Restaurant Cuvee with Hunter Private Tours

Cuvee @ Peterson House

OPen 7 days

Located within the beautiful sandstone walls of Peterson House, at the “Gateway” to the Hunter Valley Vineyards, Restaurant Cuvee features beautiful exposed aged timber beams and iron work throughout and commands a prominent position with spectacular views overlooking the beautiful vineyards.

Exp Restaurant with Hunter Private Tours

EXP Restaurant

Wed - Sun

Frank and the team are truly passionate about the produce and ingredients they use, sourcing local ingredients as best they can, with the intention being to provide guests with the cleanest and freshest of flavours. Mix together with techniques that pay respect to the produce and you've got the EXP experience!

Ridgeview with Hunter Private Tours

Ridgeview

Thurs - Sun

Sumptuous Cypriot mezze menu uses fresh seasonal produce and is designed to enhance the flavour of our wines. Comprising 15 dishes over four courses, the feast includes home made dips, Cypriot salads as well as slow cooked meat from our specially designed Cypriot grills.

Verandah Restaurant with Hunter Private Tours

The Verandah

Thurs - Mon

Modern Tapas style menu showcasing the best local produce with sweeping views over the Calais Estate vineyards and Brokenback range. All weather dining on the rustic verandah or inside by the fire place, the Verandah restaurant provides a dining experience that encapsulates the essence of the Hunter lifestyle.

Margans with Hunter Private Tours

Margans @ Broke

Fri - Sun

Agri-dining at its finest. Margans pioneered the Kitchen Garden concept in the region and is committed to the business ethos of estate grown- estate made. Menus are constructed around what is harvested from the one acre kitchen garden and orchard to maintain a truly season focus. In addition, the estate produces olives, free range eggs, honey and lambs and sources quality produce from local farm gate growers.

Leaves and Fishes with Hunter Private Tours

Leaves and Fishes

Wed - Sun

Casual dining - seafood with Asian influences to share with family and friends over some great Hunter Valley wine and views over the dam.

Emersons Restaurant with Hunter Private Tours

Emersons

Thurs - Mon

Emerson’s Café & Restaurant is committed to producing elegant dishes using locally sourced, fresh produce. Emerson’s trusted suppliers include Gloria and her micro herbs from just around the corner, Jeff from Nulkaba Hatchery and Shane from Shane’s Seafood. The chef takes great pride in respecting his ingredients and the trip between paddock and plate is very short indeed.

Elements with Hunter Private Tours

Elements

Open 7 days

Exploring the fusion between classic French cuisine and contemporary Australian, the two or three course set price menu demonstrates creativity within the fine dining scene.