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“Delicious Food & Great Service” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Bodega restaurant and bar

Bodega restaurant and bar
Cnr McDonalds & Thompsons rds | Hunter Valley, Pokolbin, New South Wales, Australia
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Ranked #40 of 56 Restaurants in Pokolbin
Cuisines: Australian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Newcastle, Australia
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68 reviews 68 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
“Delicious Food & Great Service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

This was a truly delicious meal. For entrée I had the asparagus starter, The asparagus was crisp and the ham just delicious - the poached egg was a little overdone - but a nice start to the meal. The wagyu steak for a main was just delicious - the steak cut like butter and was cooked to perfection. Finished with the apple and pear tarte tatin - it was good but the pastry was a little underdone. The wine list was excellent as to be expected in the Hunter Valley. The service was very attenttive and welcoming. I would highly recommend a dining experience here.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
sydney
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40 reviews 40 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“quite nice fnc”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

room service order of flathead and salad- quite well cooked, warm and delightful--very prompt service and quite a good meal

Visited August 2013
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Sydney
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124 reviews 124 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 45 cities Reviews in 45 cities
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
“Good Food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

Lovely setting looking out over the pool and 14th fairway.Friendly service and I had a great steak at a sensible price

Visited August 2013
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Basic bistro”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

Limited menu with scant attention from wait staff. Annoying having to pay as you order then pay again for coffee. Also a 2 % surcharge for basic credit cards. Food was ok.
Expected better from a resort

Visited August 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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13 restaurant reviews
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“Great food, slow service, hard to hear.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013 via mobile

The food is amazing, and the wine list is very reasonable. Everyone I ate with really enjoyed their meal. I had the eye fillet and it was delicious and cooked perfectly.

This isn't a romantic dinner spot though, the acoustics are terrible and it was hard to hear the conversations around the table.

The service is also quite slow with not a lot if attention from the waiters, I shouldn't have to wait for water to be refilled or try and flag someone down, or have to try to find someone to flag down.

Still it was a lovely night and the bar next door is fun.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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