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12 Chef Hat Award

Best Known For

Wagyu Striploin with Carrot &Confit Garlic Puree, Charred Pencil Leek, Asparagus, Heirloom Carrot, Port Jus .

About Circa 1876

An iconic destination restaurant in Pokolbin, Circa 1876 captures the wonder and essence of the Hunter Valley. Housed within Peppers Convent and surrounded by lush greenery, this popular establishment is complemented by a spectacular 1.5 acre organic kitchen garden and a cosy modern fit-out, to provide an idyllic backdrop for diners to enjoy a paddock-to-plate philosophy, showcased in two, three, five and seven-course menus. With a custom made miniature beehive alongside a team curing their own bacon and baking bread, Executive Chef Trent Barrett focuses on timeless ingredients with dishes that showcase diverse flavour profiles, as seen in such choices as cherry glazed duck breast, caramelised celeriac, foie gras, baby leeks, raspberries, madeira glaze, balsamic cherries and port jus.

Location & Map

64 Halls Road, Pokolbin 2320 NSW - See Map

Media & Awards

  • Circa 1876 Wins Best Regional Restaurant

Opening Hours

Mon  Closed
Tue  Closed
Wed  5:30:PM - 9:00:PM
Thu  5:30:PM - 9:00:PM
Fri  5:30:PM - 9:00:PM
Sat  12:00:PM - 2:30:PM
Sat  5:30:PM - 9:00:PM
Sun  12:00:PM - 2:30:PM

Groups & Functions

A short stroll down from it's sister property The Convent Hunter Valley's tree-lined driveway is Circa 1876. It is located in an historic cottage on the picturesque grounds of Roscrea Estate and showcases a collection of great Hunter Valley award-winning wines. Nestled amongst picturesque vineyards and filled with limitless whimsical charm and eclectic antiques,the original cottage dates back to 1876. French doors open onto the verandah and the enchanting mop top aisle garden. Experience the eclectic charm of the Circa's design and feast on a delicate Modern Australian menu supplied by it's own onsite organic kitchen garden.

  • Up to 150 Guests
  • Birthday Party
  • Charity Event
  • Christmas Party
  • Cocktail Party
  • Conference
  • Corporate Function
  • Dinner Party
  • Engagement Party
  • Hens & Bucks Night
  • Product Launch
  • Wedding
  • Banquets
  • Buffets
  • Canapes
  • Degustation
  • Finger Food
  • Set Menu

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