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Muse Kitchen

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Australian, Gluten Free
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Hermitage Rd, Pokolbin, New South Wales, Australia
0249987899
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Today
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sat 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Adelaide, Australia
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59 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the Hunter a couple of times, on a holidays to NSW recently. On the first occasion we'd decided to go to Muse Kitchen after visiting a couple of wineries. Being mid week we didn't worry to book. On arrival to a near empty cafe we were asked if we had a booking and when we said no they... More 

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Port Stephens, Australia
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Having experienced Muse Restaurant the previous evening, we decided to continue the culinary experience, and booked lunch at Muse Kitchen. Great decision and equally great meals! The staff were wonderful, they allocated us a gorgeous table by the window, and gave invaluable assistance when making our meal selections. Food was delicious and we were delighted to receive yet another beautifully... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent a wonderful couple of hours in the delightful Muse Kitchen. Fast, efficient and attentive service. Good selection of wines. Food was simple yet delicious, we had ceviche of cod as entree which was very fresh and light. The confit duck leg was a little on the small side but tasted great. Shared dessert of chocolate fondant with banana and... More 

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Kent
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64 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Make sure you book as it's busy even mid week. An excellent fine dining lunch experience in a great location with top service from the staff. It became very busy from 12.30, but you always felt the staff were attentive. During summer I'm sure it's great to sit outside. For coffee n chocolate try the choc nib next door -... More 

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Sydney
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always a great place to have lunch! Our first time for dinner and it did not disappoint. I booked online for six and we all enjoyed our evening. Good service and menu choice. Meals were excellent quality and value. Highly recommend.

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Thank travellafrance
Sydney, Australia
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious bread! and good food. Don't opt for gnocchi if having bread though :) Nice shabby chic decor.

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Thank PDAX
Australia and Europe
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Returning customers but were not welcome this time. Tried to call and book during the week and was told to call on the day of visit to book outdoor table which can only be made available if it's not raining. Called on the day and was told it was too cold (17 degrees and sunny) and when questioned, was simply... More 

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Thank SSDCCCOMAU
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70 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have dined here for lunch on several occasions over the last few years and the Muse Kitchen still manages to surprise. The menus is not crowded with choices but the dishes are well presented and full of flavour. A rally old choice for lunch and the meals are reasonably priced

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Thank Mal C
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

A surprise dinner with my husband for my birthday. Cooler weather so the fireplace was a glow and the room warm. Attentive staff but not overbearing. Local produce was cooked to perfection. Looking forward to a return visit.

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Thank Terri W
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

The staff there were great, we selected dishes from each course and they helped us match Keith Tulloch wines with each. The food was lovely and the wines great. Recommended!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Australian, Gluten Free
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hermitage Rd, Pokolbin, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Pokolbin
  • Phone Number: 0249987899

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?