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Muse Kitchen

Certificate of Excellence
Australian, Gluten Free Options
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Hermitage Rd, Pokolbin, New South Wales, Australia
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Wed - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sat 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sydney, Australia
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283 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first time to Muse and we were not disappointed. I knew it would be expensive, however, sometimes the money does not match the food.. at Muse's it does! Not a big menu ... 4 choices of entrees and mains, etc. We shared a pate as entrée and our mains were duck (which my mother said was the best duck... More 

Thank gro05
Adelaide, Australia
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited for an evening meal. The décor is cosy and classy. The service is friendly and we loved our meals. We had gnocchi (melt in the mouth), risotto, 2 hour cooked lamb (fantastic) and chicken breast. I only had one small issue with my chicken meal in that a couple of the brussel sprout leaves had a tiny bit... More 

Thank Brenda G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What can I say, lovely ambiance, super friendly staff, awesome food. One of our first stops in Pokolbin and thought it was on the pricey side, but then found that everything around the Hunter cost just as much and this was way better!

Thank estaci12
Brisbane, Australia
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54 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had been recommended this restaurant and were not disappointed, we each had a starter and main and were impressed with both. The wine selection covers plenty of Keith Tullochs wines and a good selection of local wines as well. The table service was second to none.

Thank SP_JP
Sydney, Australia
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had lunch at Muse Kitchen today and were utterly blown away - it would have to be one of the best meals we've had in a long time. Set in a gorgeous complex with an outdoor Alfredo area the restaurants had a barn house kitchen feel - very warm and inviting. We started with the Wagyu... More 

Thank Anna_Harro
Paris, France
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This younger sister restaurant of Muse is a nice place to have lunch in a great setting due to its location within Keith Tullochs cellar door complex. Like one of the previous reviewer we too have found it hard to get a table (without a reservation) even when it is deserted. To us the food has become a bit try... More 

Thank Papoon
Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 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 

Thank 204Diane204
Port Stephens, Australia
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

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 

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 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 

Thank Shelley K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Australian, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?