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“Great Service, Terrible Food” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Brokenback Bar

Brokenback Bar
Corner Hermitage & Mistletoe Road | Tuscany Wine Estate Resort, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
+61 2 4998 7288
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Ranked #32 of 52 Restaurants in Pokolbin
Price range: $12 - $24
Cuisines: Pizza, Australian, Café, Wine Bar
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout
Description: The Brokenback Bar is Tuscany Wine Estate's quirky child. The laid back menu of tapas, pizza, burgers, pasta and BBQs suits the relaxed character of the bar while the cocktails, local wines, sweet treats and ice creams add an interesting flavour to your dining experience. If you are looking for a great location and casual atmosphere to party to the night away, you've got it right here. The Gourmet BBQ comes with a selection of meat and seafood options such as whole Barramundi, King prawns, Rump Steak with a selection of salads, not the run of the Mill type.
Newcastle, Australia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Great Service, Terrible Food”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Could not fault the service, staff were great. On the other hand, the food was lacking. Ordered chicken pasta and pizza. Pasta was bland & over seasoned. Pizza was soggy & cold. Unfortunately we wont be returning.

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English first
Brisbane, Australia
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Boring and not inviting and welcoming”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

We were drawn here by the lush gardens and grand entrance. Granted there is a lovely view, but it was very basic and not at all inviting. To add to our less than average experience, the majorly unwanted smell of sewerage could not be ignored. We would never go back and would not recommend this place.

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Brisbane
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Waste of time”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I came for lunch ordered a cheese platter. When we asked the lady at the till what the cheese platter consisted of she was very vague and basically said there was cheese and crackers on it. When it arrived there was no description as to the types of cheeses on the platter, no quince or anything sweet, some very dry probably stale fruits and strawberry and 6 crackers. When we asked for extra crackers the lady had to make a phone call but we did eventually get them. It cost $29. The bar is situated right next door to Binorie cheese (which is amazing)but unfortunately did not have any of their cheese on the platter. Wine list was very limited and not a good quality range. I couldn't even drink the only sparkling wine they had on the menu. Felt very ripped off and disappointed in my experience. It does have great view however it was a shame the food didn't match its surroundings. A waste of a meal.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Kenmore, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Great Food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Great Food and Great Atmosphere. Loved the meatballs and pizza. Staff was very friendly and service was good.

Visited January 2014
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Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Great Pizza”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Ideal for casual, relaxed dining. Delicious thin-crust gourmet pizza. Good range of wines. Fabulous views. Friendly staff.

Visited February 2014
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