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Australian Regional Food Cafe & Store - CLOSED

426 McDonalds Rd | at Small Winemaker's Centre, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
+61 2 4998 6800
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible9%
30 Mar 2015
“Lovely pancakes. Terrible coffee”
30 Dec 2014
“Lacks character but food ok”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Cafe, Australian, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly
426 McDonalds Rd | at Small Winemaker's Centre, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
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Reviewed 31 March 2015

Arrived here at 9 for breakfast, the advertised opening time. We were told that the waitress hoped we weren't in a hurry as they had to get everything heated up. So we looked around & they stock some interesting gourmet lines. When they were ready...More

Thank Di E
Reviewed 31 December 2014

Called in for brunch during a wine tour. Staff were friendly enough, service was prompt and food was ok without being memorable. Atmosphere is peaceful and there's a nice view if you get an outside table. Worth considering as its less hectic than the Tempus...More

Thank Crowey_12
Reviewed 25 September 2014 via mobile

Tried their scones with jam and cream. Lovely scones.. light and soft.. cream was sweet and not too heavy and the jam was really fruity and not too sweet. Would come back!

Thank estellelay
Reviewed 4 September 2014

We had brunch here on a Sunday morning after a big night at Harrigan's! The food was lovely and the atmosphere was so peaceful. Close to the hotel and McDonald's Road, but you felt like you were in the middle of nowhere. We went to...More

Thank Lyndall M
Reviewed 2 September 2014

Always good for lunch. Nice wines and menu varies so worth a look. Lovely view across the dam and rolling hills. Never crowded and staff always happy to see you.

Thank Robert A
Reviewed 14 August 2014

Visiting the Hunter usually involves lots of eating and drinking. Therefore when it comes to lunch time the urge is not to overdo the food as there is probably a big dinner looming later on. The Australian Regional Food Café is just the place for...More

1  Thank WellTravelledAussie2
Reviewed 14 June 2014

We had a really nice breakfast there, with pretty views over bushland and a small lake. Slightly on the expensive side, but we had free wi-fi access so we could catch up with our emails.

Thank Readingrat
Reviewed 2 April 2014

Stopped here for a quick coffee, which was lovely. Didn't eat but the place looked nice with a decent menu

Thank Wendy P
Reviewed 19 January 2014

My wife and I had breakfast here twice this past week while in Hunter Valley. Over course of 4 plates (over two days), we enjoyed fried eggs on toast with bacon, scrambled eggs on toast, bircher muesli with yoghurt & fruit compote, and an exotic...More

1  Thank jimfromjackson
Reviewed 21 October 2013

We stopped here for breakfast and were thoroughly disappointed. I ordered Eggs Benedict with smoked salmon and my wife got the same but with ham. The eggs looked like they had been poached in a microwave, the muffin was not toasted properly and cold, the...More

Thank HughPearson
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 426 McDonalds Rd | at Small Winemaker's Centre, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Pokolbin
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4998 6800
  • E-mail
Experience casual quality modern Australian dining in tranquil bushland setting. Indoor Outdoor and Lounge seating. Seasonal Menu and specials board, relaxing enviro with r&b/soul/funk beats. Talented chefs, fully trained baristas and experienced friendly floor staff. Wireless avail, byo, drink or drink/dine licence.
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