2021 Newcastle & The Hunter Readers' Choice Awards

"Ingredients Grown On-site or Nearby"
Margan Restaurant

Margan Restaurant

European   $$$$$   Open Now

Broke

14 Chef Hat Award
For contemporary estate fine dining in the tranquil rural setting of the Hunter Valley, visit award-winning Margan Restaurant in Broke. Relax in classical surrounds inside, complete with white tablecl...
"Readers' Choice 2019 Mediterranean"
Experience the gourmand region of Pokolbin and the Hunter Valley at your own pace, dining at Goldfish Hunter Valley at Roche Estate. This charming cocktail oasis sits nestled in the heart of wine coun...
Food is more than compulsory calories – it is a connection between earth and human, a source of many good and bad things, the bringing together of people. Just ask The Wilderness Chef, Cooper Thomas, ...
"2020 Readers' Choice Winner"
Vines Restaurant at Hollydene Estate presents a unique and inviting dining experience on the edge of the Upper Hunter Valley. Located on the site of the historic Arrowfield Winery, this award-winning ...
eRemo Restaurant

eRemo Restaurant

Italian   $$$$$   Opens at 6:00:PM

Pokolbin

Embark on a culinary adventure where each day and sometimes each table is different, at eRemo Restaurant on Ekerts Road in Pokolbin. This modern and contemporary Italian eatery, the centrepiece of Spi...
Tinto Espresso Bar

Tinto Espresso Bar

Cafe   $$$$$   Opens Sat 8:00:AM

Toronto

Take a trip down to Toronto’s waterfront for a meal at Tinto Espresso Bar, a lively neighbourhood café perched by the edge of Lake Macquarie. In balmy weather, the alfresco area is the place to be, so...
Fulfilling cravings for tantalising spices, Sapphire Indian Restaurant on Glebe Road in Merewether has a loyal local following. This light and bright corner venue greets guests with elegantly set whit...
There’s nowhere quite like Worn-Out-Wares Café, affectionately known as an eclectic one-stop shop for lovers of fine things, in the historic town of Singleton. Set in a delightful building fitted out ...
Ginger Meg's

Ginger Meg's

Asian   $$$$$   Opens at 5:30:PM

Newcastle City

12 Chef Hat Award
Ginger Megs is Newcastle's first Pan-Asian style eatery with a Restaurant & Cocktail Bar.
A taste of Southern USA awaits diners at the Commonwealth Hotel on Union Street in Cooks Hill. This historic hotel built in 1882 is a Newcastle institution and its restaurant, The Commo, is a locally ...
Asian flavours meet Mod Oz fare at Billabongs Family Restaurant on Bank Street in East Maitland. From humble beginnings in East Maitland Bowling Club, Billabongs is now a dining destination with a loc...
AL-Oi Thai Restaurant

AL-Oi Thai Restaurant

Thai   $$$$$   Opens at 5:00:PM

Newcastle City

Serving vibrant Thai cuisine to the locals of Newcastle City for over 22 years, AL-Oi Thai Restaurant remains a staple go-to hotspot on Hunter Street. Hard to miss, AL-Oi’s frontage is inviting with b...
Breathing fresh air into the Newcastle dining scene, T-Bones Tex-Mex on Munibung Road offers family-friendly casual dining and an exciting blend of Southern-style comfort and spice-fuelled Mexican far...
Scotties Fish Cafe

Scotties Fish Cafe

Seafood   $$$$$   Opens at 5:00:PM

Newcastle City

For romantic getaways, family vacations and everything in between, head to Crowne Plaza Hotel Hunter Valley on Wine Country Drive in Lovedale. With 414 spacious and stylish guest rooms, the resort off...
DiRoma

DiRoma

Pizza   $$$$$   Opens at 4:30:PM

Merewether

24 acres of natural Australian countryside with deer, birds & Australian wildlife.