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Verandah Restaurant

151 Palmers Lane, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
+61 2 4998 7231
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“tapas” (207 reviews)
“baby calamari” (10 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
151 Palmers Lane, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
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Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

We came on the Easter Saturday. It's one of the few restaurant that's not fully booked luckily. Service is friendly but I wonder why I can't sit at the verandah seeing that a couple of tables are empty outside. Try to make booking to sit...More

Thank LavenderGirl27
Reviewed March 15, 2016

We dinned on new years eve and was told as soon as we sat that the restaurant was closing early so we had to order by a certain time and be out of the restaurant. I thought a bit rude that we were not told...More

1  Thank chez_10
Reviewed March 15, 2016

Group of 4 visited and enjoyed pleasant verandah seating for a lovely dinner. Staff helpful. Excellent wine list. If tapas is your thing this is worth visiting.

1  Thank Kootingal66
Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

We had a great evening here with the kids as we could enjoy a great tapas menus while the kids enjoyed kids meals that are not your normal nuggets and chips which was a welcome surprise. The choice of tapas was extensive, the quality and...More

Thank DavidVR84
Reviewed March 11, 2016

On arrival we were greeted by Brody who gave us an excellent rundown on how the Tapas worked. We decided on a wine first with excellent help from Amanda. We then went with the Tapas Tower and certainly were not disappointed. It was outstanding. The...More

Thank Bruce D
Reviewed March 6, 2016

The Verandah has a monthly "locals night" with a different theme each month. Tonight it was seafood , 6 courses of wonderful 5 star cuisine . The nights start with welcome drinks normally sponsored by a local hunter valley winery accompanied by generous amounts of...More

2  Thank Robert G
Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

We had Sunday lunch here in February and were pleasantly surprised on just what a lovely place this is. We visited on a friends recommendation and had such a beautiful meal. This is a modern Aussie style tapas and all the selections we had were...More

2  Thank ramsgate19
Reviewed February 28, 2016

Fantastic place with a great aspect sitting out on the verandah looking over the vines, whilst enjoying a truly scrumptious selection of tapas prepared by the amazing kitchen staff. The service was top notch and with prices to match... Highly recommend to try once or...More

2  Thank Asha W
Reviewed February 27, 2016

Had an excellent lunch here on a Friday, brilliant food, service, wine & friendly knowledgeable staff. Great seating outside, very chilled and perfect for lazy afternoon.

1  Thank Martin A
Reviewed February 25, 2016

We booked in for dinner at 15 minutes notice on a Friday night. Could only get an inside table, but that was fine as the day was very hot and so was the upstairs verandah that gives the place its name. A flexible menu of...More

1  Thank Tom D
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Selina C
September 5, 2016|
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Response from TrekCarrie | Reviewed this property |
I choose to stay on a no carb eating plan and I found heaps of veggie options - the veg was really amazing especially the pumpkin dish and also the innovatively prepared Brussel sprouts) and my husband really loved the... More
January 30, 2016|
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Response from chamboNsw | Reviewed this property |
Only guidedogs are allowed on the verandah. But they have grounds around where you could tie your dog to a tree
April 23, 2015|
Response from Travelwise49 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry can not answer. But nowhere can open before 1 pm. And with the recent weather in the area maybe they are not open.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Scenic view, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 151 Palmers Lane, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Pokolbin
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4998 7231
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