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Epicure Cafe - CLOSED

426 McDonalds Rd, Pokolbin, Cessnock, New South Wales 2320, Australia
+61 2 4998 6665
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (43 reviews)
“corn fritters” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
LOCATION
426 McDonalds Rd, Pokolbin, Cessnock, New South Wales 2320, Australia
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Reviews (216)
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1 - 10 of 214 reviews

Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Nice place to have coffee in the Hunter Valley. Friendly staff & Magpie 😂 The scones were yum & the coffee great. We taken a few photos of the flowers and pond.

Thank Da_Dutchy_64
Reviewed 21 July 2018

We had a lovely full breakfast there, then through the door to wine tasting at Small Winemakers! Adjacent is Roche Estate, then on the opposite side of the road is Brokenwood and McGuigans.

Thank Maggie C
EPICURE426, Owner at Epicure Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2018

Thanks Maggie for a great review..Yes its a great start to the day Breakfast followed by winetasting-next door and as youve said a easy walk to so many other great cellar doors in our region :)

Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Went here for breakfast one morning and just had to come back a second time to confirm how great it was. The choice was good and over two mornings we tried 4 different choices - all good. Not expensive, very friendly with a cheeky bird...More

Thank Larry O
EPICURE426, Owner at Epicure Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2018

Thanks Larry O what a lovely comment ! We are thrilled when people find us and we see them again and again during their stay in the vineyards. Hope you enjoyed the rest of your Hunter Valley stay and trip to Australia.

Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

We were recommended this little gem from a friend! Yummy food and excellent service. We had the pumpkin and spinach risotto and it was amazing. We both looked at each other with sad faces when we were up to our last mouthful! Excellent service with...More

Thank Dalfro
EPICURE426, Owner at Epicure Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2018

Thanks Dalfro, Yes the Risotto is a winner our Chefs are on point with that dish for sure... and who couldnt remember your bundle of cuteness...He was divine and such a smiley happy baby-Bring him back to see us when youre next visiting :)

Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

As a previous reviewer has said Epicure is not a stand out place that you see and want to visit. But the restaurant has a great number of tables inside and out with a lovely view over a small lake. We chose the inside on...More

1  Thank Richard J
EPICURE426, Owner at Epicure Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2018

Thankyou Richard for your brilliant review. We are tucked away in our own little oasis although in the centre of Pokolbin and therefore we are lucky enough to have such a brilliant outlook. So happy to hear you and your wife enjoyed your breakfast and...More

Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Had lunch here yesterday with my husband. Ordered the battered fish & chips, arancini balls & pulled pork burger and they were so delicious and large portions! Coffee and milk shake were fabulous too. Will definitely be coming back

Thank amanda255061
EPICURE426, Owner at Epicure Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2018

Thankyou for your great review. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your lunch and our local coffee.We look forward to having you dine with us again :)

Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Surprise cafe with great food! Driving from Muswellbrook to Cessknock and stopped at Epicure Cafe, not knowing what to expect! The salmon nicoise was beautiful; salmon was cooked well & potatoes & beans were fresh & tasty along with a beautiful sauce which just added...More

Thank Eaglerider53
EPICURE426, Owner at Epicure Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2018

Hello Eaglerider, So pleased to hear you enjoyed your lunch...The salmon nicoise is a def favourite on our menu...See you again soon we hope :)

Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

A delicious and delightful lunch in a quiet and peaceful setting. Portion sizes were generous and delivered to the table efficiently and with a smile. Quality of local ingredients was excellent. Outstanding and friendly service! We would definitely return and also recommend this cafe to...More

Thank Lyn T
EPICURE426, Owner at Epicure Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2018

Hello Lyn, Thankyou for your lovely review. We really appreciate when customers take the time to comment on a "positive"experience. We look forward to looking after you again soon :)

Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

We were lucky enough to stay within walking distance to Epicure Cafe so we had 2 mornings of breakfast! Like anywhere in the Hunter if you get to a food place early be prepared for great food and good service. We had no problems getting...More

Thank Nerida B
EPICURE426, Owner at Epicure Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2018

Hello Nerida, It was a pleasure to look after your group two mornings running---And we are so pleased to know your group enjoyed their first breakfast so much you returned for more the next day with even more friends... Its great to be appreciated for...More

Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Lunch at Epicure cafe today- fabulous food, excellent service and well worth the price tag. What a gem of a find. In the immortal words of Arnie - I’ll be back - thank you

Thank Marie C
EPICURE426, Owner at Epicure Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2018

Hello Marie, We are so glad you did find us and enjoyed your experience @ Epicure Cafe. We look forward seeing you back in our part of the world when you next visit the Hunter Valley :)

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$11 - US$19
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 15:00
Thursday
09:00 - 15:00
Friday
09:00 - 15:00
Saturday
09:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 426 McDonalds Rd, Pokolbin, Cessnock, New South Wales 2320, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Cessnock  >  Pokolbin
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4998 6665
  • E-mail
Description
Epicure Cafe has a covered terrace overlooking a picturesque setting and the atmosphere is perfect for those looking for a casual place to eat breakfast or lunch-and anything in between. Open Wednesday to Sunday from 9am with a great Menu on offer showcasing local produce and an extensive Hunter wine list, and local beers on tap. Service is friendly and the atmosphere relaxed-set in a cool industrial style setting with a wonderful outlook, in the centre of Pokolbin.
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