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Summer Dining Guide

Enjoy the sunny days with our top picks for a beautiful summer dining experience in the hunter valley!


éléments bar & dining

Located onsite at Mercure Resort Hunter Valley Gardens, éléments bar & dining is the perfect Wine Country dining experience. The title éléments is derived from the natural elements of fire, water and soil. These elements and quality produce are transformed by

Executive Chef Michael Watson who has created a menu influenced by the flavours of France and Italy. One of our favourite new desserts is the pavlova and boysenberry ice cream with passionfruit butter, what better way to end a summer meal.

Mercure Resort HVG, Cnr Broke & McDonalds Rd, Pokolbin

Ph 4998 2000 OPEN 7 nights from 5:30pm


Wandin Kitchen

Try the summer menu at Wandin Kitchen, offering a variety of local produce and seasonal ingredients. Enjoy the privacy of a table within the restaurant or reserve a table on the verandah overlooking the Estate. Better still, visit the cellar door for a wine tasting first, open 7 days aweek. Online bookings are highly recommended to avoid disappointment.

12 Wilderness Road, Lovedale PH 4930 9888

OPEN Thurs Lunch, Fri-Sun Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Myrtle & Stone

Myrtle & Stone is a cafe by day and tapas and gin bar by night. Set in the gorgeous village of Wollombi, they're all about great food, local produce and sharing the relaxed feeling you get when passing through this beautiful and historic part of the world. If you love good music and

service with a smile, drop into Myrtle & Stone for breakfast or lunch.

2877 Wollombi Rd, Wollombi PH 4998 3220

OPEN Breakfast & Lunch 7 days


The Cellar Restaurant

A summer favourite, The Cellar Restaurant delivers modern contemporary Australian cuisine, utilising local and seasonal quality ingredients. Dine in the intimate indoor garden setting with its centrally located fireplace or outside in the courtyard during the day. Try the new a la carte and tasting menu! Bookings recommended.

HVG Village, Broke Rd, Pokolbin PH 4998 7584

OPEN Lunch + Dinner Mon–Sat


Oishii Japanese Thai Restaurant

The name says it all... Delicious. Open daily, Oishii has become one of the most popular eateries in the epicentre of Hunter Valley wineries and concerts. The market fresh seafood Sushi and Sashimi followed by a heartwarming, rich Massaman Beef Curry and finished with fried ice cream – a house speciality, begs a return visit to taste their unique Prawn Tempura, Panang Duck Curry and Green Curry Chicken.

Roche Estate, Cnr Broke & McDonalds Rd’s Pokolbin

PH 4998 7051 OPEN 7 Days Lunch, Dinner + T/A


Hunters Quarter (HQ).

Located in Pooles Rock Vineyard of Pokolbin, Hunters Quarter (HQ) is a relaxed and elegant destination. The restaurant is a dining space with something for everyone – whatever the occasion, come and discover a contemporary dining experience with a private terrace in the vineyards. Perfect for family, friends and fantastic food. Two, three or five course degustation menu available on Friday lunch.

576 De Beyers Rd, Pokolbin PH 4998 7776

OPEN Lunch Fri, Sat & Sun, Dinner Fri & Sat