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PopUp Restaurant

266 De Beyers Rd | Hunter Valley, Pokolbin, Cessnock, New South Wales 2320, Australia
+61 413 949 252
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good10%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (27 reviews)
“chicken wings” (13 reviews)
“pulled beef” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Latin, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
266 De Beyers Rd | Hunter Valley, Pokolbin, Cessnock, New South Wales 2320, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very funky spot -reminds me of a cross between inner city Sydney and the best beach shack you can think of. Drew is a dynamo and really tries to make sure all guests are happy. Magic food and plenty of dangria, mojitos and the like....More

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Casual vibe, order at the bar with table service. Great music - live musician on our visit. Food is flavour filled. The margaritas (served in mason jars) are worth the price - $16. Suggest skip the wines. Taxis in the region are over subscribed on...More

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

A last minute choice, but a good one. The atmosphere, food and drinks were awesome. The staff were helpful and friendly. The smash yourself guacamole tasted lovely and added a bit of theatre to the evening. The melt in your mouth chicken wings are a...More

1  Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Here for the weekend to see bands over the weekend. Looked online and found great reviews, Booked via txt and got in on short notice. Drew is a great host, cocktails were superb and food was fantastic. Fish tacos, chicken fajitas, pulled pork nachos but...More

1  Thank oranom
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

Pop Up Restaurant is a fabulous little Mexican-inspired restaurant in the heart of the Hunter Valley, with real attitude and great, honest food. It’s a nice place if you like variety ... and you get to make your own guacamole! Staff are welcoming and friendly,...More

1  Thank Oxonians
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Friends took me here for my birthday and we thoroughly enjoyed it. Meals were definitely street-eat inspired and portions were of hearty size.

Thank Novocastrian_Ash
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Wife and friends dined here recently and it was amazing Mexican food!! Very fresh ingredients and the alcohol was also very tasty!! And the owner is quite a character!! Highly recommended this place!!!

1  Thank Marco L
Reviewed 26 December 2017

Friendly service and very fresh, tasty Mexican food. It has been a long time since we have found a local restaurant with such different good quality food. Thank you to the team there. The only down side was the extreme heat on the day we...More

1  Thank c_warren_davey
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Attended this restaurant on advice of a friend. Even though we hadn't made a booking for 6 adults and 4 kids, nothing was a problem. Told the staff what we wanted, basically, and left the details to them. Food was superb Spanish and was made...More

1  Thank JohnO8598JE
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Great little Mexican spot with authentic mexican food. Servings are big and excellent value for money! Would love to have seen some sour cream though :) :) (love my sour cream with mexican food) Couldnt fault anything - had the beef nachos.....yuuuuuum.....and the chicken fajitas....More

1  Thank gracefoodielover
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Sarah D
28 May 2018|
Response from Verity K |
Closed for reno's also he had both cooks walk out on him in March because he was drunk on the job and made sexists remarks to the female cook and tryed to have a punch on with the Male cook . ( btw I'm the female cook he... More
30 December 2017|
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Response from Jim F | Reviewed this property |
Yes the place is pram and baby friendly with plenty of space to move around
18 March 2017|
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Response from Drew W | Property representative |
Hi, yes, plenty of room for a pram and we do have a high chair !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 266 De Beyers Rd | Hunter Valley, Pokolbin, Cessnock, New South Wales 2320, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Cessnock  >  Pokolbin
  • Phone Number: +61 413 949 252
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The Beers are cold, the Margaritas are amazing, the Wine is all natural, and the Food is Fresh and Flavoursome. Sharing is caring, you taste, you get it all over your fingers, you immerse yourself into it. The fact is that you are 5 minutes from everywhere but then 5 minutes from nowhere, the views and sunsets are stunning ! So book a table, grab a couch, listen to the tunes, relax and enjoy !
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