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The Cellar Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
Australian, Gluten Free Options
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Hunter Valley Gardens Village, Broke Road, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
+61 2 4998 7584
Today
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 18:30 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
Sat 18:00 - 21:00
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Singleton, Australia
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78 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very nice restaurant with a large menu. The service is fine and the portion size is good. On the expensive side but typical of the vineyards.

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Thank MarkRAus
Sydney
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely friendly and helpful waitress. 4 of us ate dinner and we couldn't fault the meal. On another visit we would make sure to return. The sirloin steaks were ordered at medium rare and were excellent. The serving for the steaks and the prawns were of generous proportions. The steaks do not come with sides so that needs to be... More 

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Thank Ilana K
sydney
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116 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A group of us had a delicious lunch here. It was a busy Saturday, however the service along with the food and wine was great.

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Thank SanMicAus
Sydney, Australia
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

looking for an afternoon coffee and desert this just fits the purpose slice of cake and coffee out of the afternoon sun just pertect.

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Thank MNLUCIA02
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was exceptional. Started with the quail pastry to share which was a perfect size for two. Absoulstly perfectly cooked. Mains- 8 hr slow cooked lamb once again amazing. Partner had the steak which he also said was perfect. Only flaws were the side dishes of cauliflower which was too dry and the young wait staff who don't yet have... More 

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Thank Shannon C
Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was enjoyable and the staff pleasant and attentive. The kids menu had enough choices to please the kids different tastes and the location between our hotel and the Hunter Valley Gardens was perfect.

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Thank ddo121007
Greater Newcastle, Australia
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always eat once a year at The Cellar. Usually it's good but when we visited two weeks ago the food was terrible. The Angus steak was over cooked and sinewy and the seafood dish was Luke warm and rubbery. Complete disappointment. We came back the next day and left a polite note to let them know with our details... More 

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Thank KathMcPhillips
Singapore
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49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Cellar restaurant had been recommended to us by a local guide who suggested a varying menu and convenient location. Nestled in the Hunter Gardens, the location is conveniently located but also in a beautiful setting. Bread - garlic sourdough was awesome! You must like garlic but crispy, buttery and flavorful Entrees/Mains - my friend and I both wanted to... More 

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Thank Alena K
Brisbane, Australia
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I ate dinner here on the 2nd of November. We spent all day on a winery tour and wanted something special to end our already perfect day. This place did not disappoint. The food were a generous size. The food was delightful and full of flavour. We definitely recommend this to everyone.

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Thank Louise S
Coffs Harbour, Australia
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

dont eat garlic NO PROBLEM! well hello ! not happy jan, really bad attitude after checking at 2.30 pm regarding this issue NO PROBLEM they tell us. . Totally another matter when we arrived. Snide remark when being offered dessert Well there is no garlic in our desserts!!!!!!!!!!! really!. need attitude adjustment from the servers and service manager, chef not... More 

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Thank janjaspaul

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$29
Cuisine
Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hunter Valley Gardens Village, Broke Road, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Pokolbin
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4998 7584

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?