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Muse Restaurant

€€€€, , Vegetarian Friendly
2450 Broke Rd, Pokolbin, Cessnock, New South Wales 2320, Australia
+61 2 4998 6777
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“coconut dessert” (48 reviews)
“tasting menu” (52 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (33 reviews)
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Contemporary, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
2450 Broke Rd, Pokolbin, Cessnock, New South Wales 2320, Australia
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Reviewed today via mobile

A fantastic degustation meal here. I love watching the chefs in the open kitchen calmly preparing all six beautiful and tasty courses.

Thank Steven M
Reviewed today

Once again Muse delivers on every level. The food is amazing, delicious and works of art. The nibbles included a nastersium flower sprayed and it added a wow factor to the start of the meal. What I love most is the amazing team there. We...More

Thank Lisa R
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Vegetarian menu -Rice dish a hit General menu -Potato and Abalone excellent Excellent service,wine menu diverse and interesting

Thank Deirdre O
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment we arrived at Muse we were made to feel very welcome. After being seated, Jessica, our host for the afternoon explained the way the menu worked and gave us detailed descriptions of each course. We decided on the ala carte menu. From...More

1  Thank l0rranne
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had not eaten at Muse for a number of years and was really impressed with the creativity and quality of the menu. The staff were so attentive and the sommelier Stephane so knowledgeable (and stylish !). A great experience.

Thank Monique J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Annual Lake’s Folly Spring Lunch. Muse excelled on the day. A beautiful array of dishes, matched to great wines. Each dish brought a new experience. Service for a group of 100+ was seamless, helpful and friendly. Just superb!

Thank Jock009
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is five star dining at it's best , simply hard to explain other than absolutely awesome attention to detail+++ , service++++, food taken to another level, if you love fine dining this is a must do of you visit the Hunter Valley, the only...More

Thank Chris N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Utterly spoilt by such attentive staff. The food was superb and the wines went perfectly with the dinner. Over all, for an anniversary dinner, it was perfect. A bit pricey for an ordinary night out, but definitely suitable for a special occasion.

Thank 169nicolag
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow, what an awesome dining experience. In a restaurant packed with people, they made us feel like we were the only ones they were attending to. The service was impeccable and absolutely flawless. I have never had better anywhere in the world. The food is...More

Thank TropicalTravellers4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived on a Cold August night, and was seated next to the Fireplace, which warmed us up including our heart. Food was creative, service was tentative, Especially the coconut dessert.

Thank HongKong1234
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26 February 2017|
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Response from Brian H | Reviewed this property |
Taz. Hi it all comes down to your budget> If you can afford the expense Chateau Elan/The Vintage is exceptional. so is Splicers or Peppers. Moderate accommodation there are some boutique estates like nearby on broke rd are... More
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22 October 2016|
Response from Kym P | Reviewed this property |
Muse Restaraunt is located at 2450 broke Rd pokolbin ( Hunter valley ) NSW
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$54 - US$158
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2450 Broke Rd, Pokolbin, Cessnock, New South Wales 2320, Australia (Formerly Muse Restaurant & Cafe)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Cessnock  >  Pokolbin
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4998 6777
  • E-mail
Muse has become renowned for not only its food but also for its professional and friendly service. Offering a season driven Contemporary Australian menu, the food is fresh and exciting without overcomplicating the ingredients. Using quality produce, sourcing locally whenever possible, the dishes show technique, restraint and respect.
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