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Verandah Restaurant

151 Palmers Lane, Pokolbin, Cessnock, New South Wales NSW 2320, Australia
+61 2 4998 7231
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“tapas” (190 reviews)
“baby calamari” (11 reviews)
“arancini” (18 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
151 Palmers Lane, Pokolbin, Cessnock, New South Wales NSW 2320, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a tapas style lunch which we had bought on an offer. Very good value. The food was delicious and it came with your choice of a glass of wine..

Thank jenbo60
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful view, lovely friendly and helpful staff. Meal was a good size and beautiful.a place you can go to in all types of weather

Thank alex2856
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful setting but the food was a bit hit and miss. The service was actually very good but being a rainy Sunday the restaurant wasn’t overly busy. The portions were very reasonable and overall the price was fine. The baked Camembert was our favourite dish....More

Thank JamesSingapore2014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been previously many times, my wife and I returned on 5 October 2018. The atmosphere is great and you can sit on the verandah with a great outlook over the vineyard. Food is excellent with a tapas style which we like, and gives you...More

Thank Colin M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First impressions were high for this beautiful historic cottage despite the confused mix-up of heritage housing and industrial sheds 🤔. Service was very good. Any complaints could be put down to only one waitress tending to at least 7 tables of 2+ people. She did...More

Thank SaellC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The waiters here were so welcoming and attentivite. Unfortunately, the food was a bit average for the price which would steer me toward trying other restaurants around the area before returning here.

Thank Jessica S
Verandah B, Manager at Verandah Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Jessica Thank you for your review. It is unfortunate you did not enjoy our style of dishes. Regards Verandah Management

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

a last minute booking for dinner with friends, cocktails were delicious, then came the food ... ok we probably over ordered but it all looked so amazing we were tempted by it all ... standout dish for us (which was a bit of a surprise)...More

Thank talinsmum
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Visited with my wife for lunch Found they in trip advisor Firstly the grounds are beautiful and the cellar door is lovely. The restaurant it’s self looks old and needs a Reno , the pics on the tripadvisor are not realistic. But the food was...More

Thank nicgonzalez
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had lunch here. It was just amazing. The venue and view are breathtaking and was so relaxing to just sit and enjoy a long lunch. We had the tasting menu with matching wines and it was amazing- the food and wine...More

Thank gnam2018
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Locals night at Verandah is run every month and themed to a different country each time. This month? American! This was our third or fourth time at a locals night and was our favourite by far. How can you not love perfectly cooked American food...More

1  Thank Nathaniel C
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Selina C
5 September 2016|
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Response from TrekCarrie | Reviewed this property |
I choose to stay on a no carb eating plan and I found heaps of veggie options - the veg was really amazing especially the pumpkin dish and also the innovatively prepared Brussel sprouts) and my husband really loved the... More
31 January 2016|
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Response from chamboNsw | Reviewed this property |
Only guidedogs are allowed on the verandah. But they have grounds around where you could tie your dog to a tree
23 April 2015|
Response from Travelwise49 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry can not answer. But nowhere can open before 1 pm. And with the recent weather in the area maybe they are not open.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 151 Palmers Lane, Pokolbin, Cessnock, New South Wales NSW 2320, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Cessnock  >  Pokolbin
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4998 7231
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