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Taste of the Country

Shop 11, Hunter Valley Gardens Village | Broke Road, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
+61 2 4998 6605
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible18%
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Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Shop 11, Hunter Valley Gardens Village | Broke Road, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We wanted a simple,tasty light lunch with friendly table service. We got just that with a right sized bill too. A nice mix of younger and mature staff waiting and cooking. Generous coffees, delicious soup with tasty bread. It filled up quickly after we got...More

Thank Diane R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the famous Ploughmans platter and it was terrific. My aunt has special dietry needs and the staff were very helpful. We had a lovely day at the Gardens after lunch.

Thank Viv D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food and coffee at this establishment was good, but nothing exceptional. It offers both inside and outside seating in what is a run-of-the-mill cafe. The staff were good: friendly, attentive and efficient.

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst the ladies working here were lovely unfortunately our breakfasts were left sitting out for 5 mins or so before they were brought to our table. The 50 cent charge for BBQ sauce was also unexpected and service was slow.

Thank Katy775
Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

Great food, Great atmosphere and Great service. One of the great things is they have half size serves for the kids!! Try the ploughmans platter!

Thank Shaneo007
Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

Before an afternoon at the park my family had lunch here, it’s a nice quirky cafe with a lovely shady verandah. The lady that served us was lovely, our drinks came out quickly. My partner ordered the Nutella pancakes and I ordered the spicy chicken...More

Thank Sarze-J
Reviewed March 30, 2018

After visiting a nearby vineyard for Wine Tasting, we called into the Hunter Valley Gardens Shopping Centre for a late lunch. After parking and looking around we decided to eat at A Taste of the Country. As it was not busy we were able to...More

1  Thank fatbear2000
Reviewed March 18, 2018

Came here for a bit of brekky, oh boy, was it over priced. I felt so sorry for the young girls working there, they must feel guilty presenting such crap food! My partner ordered a wrap.... $15 and not even half full, i ordered the...More

2  Thank Colette B
Reviewed March 5, 2018

When we sat down to order the waiter informed us that there was a couple of tables ahead of us to serve first. When we placed our order we were informed that it would take 30 mins to come out. We said that was fine....More

1  Thank MattMonty88
Reviewed February 20, 2018

The staff were once again very friendly, efficient and accommodating. Food was great and fresh. BLT with a poached egg cooked to perfection.

Thank Rodney S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $28
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 11, Hunter Valley Gardens Village | Broke Road, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Pokolbin
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4998 6605
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