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Muse Restaurant

2450 Broke Rd, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
+61 2 4998 6777
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“tasting menu” (46 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (30 reviews)
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Contemporary, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
2450 Broke Rd, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
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Reviewed 12 July 2016

As expected from all reviews, food and wine was excellent. Atmosphere was cosy classy and romantic. Sommelier was snobby, pushing the high end shiraz, started with $130+ and down to 90+ ...alas i stuck with their resident Hungerford 50+ shiraz which was decent. Slight gripe...More

Thank Pixel8
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Muse is a lovely space, the roaring fire sets off the room nicely. Our Somm/Waiter for the night, Boris, was tireless, always pouring, topping up, getting dishes out, explaining the dishes and any questions we had. Discussing the wines, making suggestions and even organising a...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

I'm trying to think about what to write and my mouth is watering remembering what we are that night. The food was beyond our expectations it was truly amazing that 70 hour slow cooked wagyu is unlike anything I've ever tasted it was perfect 10/10....More

Thank Amanda N
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

We had our luch there. The food was presented great. However the taste was ok for me. This is this kind of place where you need to visit to try but didn't catch my heart. Worth trying but I don't think I will be back....More

Thank Weronika T
Reviewed 10 July 2016

We were lucky enough to snag a walk in on a Sunday lunchtime. The place was full but they were very professional and found us a table. Service and food was fantastic and the Muse Coconut dessert lives up to its reputation and is a...More

Thank exctb
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

There is much acclaim for Muse from both critics and friends alike with good reason. Sitting next to the Hungerford Hill cellar door, the premises are wonderfully rustic and charming. Having a toddler can be tricky in any dining situation but for our Saturday lunch...More

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Lucky enough to have dined at Muse Restaurant recently, and what a delightful experience. It was a -2 degrees night outside but warm and inviting from the moment we walked through the front door. Met but friendly and equally warm staff and taken to our...More

Thank Susan T
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

We have been lucky enough to have dined at Muse 4 times in the last 8 months for particularly special occasions. The food and service have been outstanding each time. The sommelier, Stefan, is so welcoming and knowledgeable in his wine suggestions and makes you...More

Thank Marilyn D
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful dining experience with lovely staff a very homely open fire. Watching the chefs in the kitchen everyone had such easy manner and our waitress was Devine making you feel so welcome and then came the food omg & course degustation and each...More

Thank ShellSteveK
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

We had visited this restaurant 6 years ago and were keen to go again - not disappointed as menu, overall service and presentation plus food still of good quality. The menu was well designed although not extensive. The cuttlefish was nicely done with black ink...More

Thank Phil R
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Hi, We are hoping to come this Wednesday for dinner. Could you recommend close accommodation, Crowne Plaza is booked out. We liked The Vintage but can we get a taxi from there?
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
Jim B
Where is it located !!! - No address anywhere??
22 October 2016|
Response from Kym P | Reviewed this property |
Muse Restaraunt is located at 2450 broke Rd pokolbin ( Hunter valley ) NSW
Is it possible to come for desert only? Or coffee and cake?
31 October 2015|
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Response from rhoades-brown | Property representative |
Hi Fix64 I'm afraid we have a minimum 2 course menu required to join us, so sadly would not be able to accommodate this for you. However if you drop by during the day, the Hungerford Hill cellar door, which adjoins Muse... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$56 - US$164
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
Good for
View, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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, New South Wales 2320, Australia (Formerly Muse Restaurant & Cafe)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  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.