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Muse Kitchen

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Hermitage Rd, Pokolbin, New South Wales, Australia
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Wed - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sat 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had lunch here about three years ago and my review at the time was a bit ambiguous. Not this time! We had lunch for 13 about a week ago in conjunction with a wedding that was taking place several days later. Everything was perfect, food, wine and service, and of course the ambience of the venue. Food included mixed... More 

Thank Mark D
Brisbane, Australia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Seasonal food, appropriate portion sizes, absolutely delicious!!! Asked the wait staff to recommend matching wines without an issue and we were not disappointed. One of those stand meals that I will remember for a very long time!

Thank mdhutch69
Forster, Australia
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60 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had Sunday lunch on a recommendation from staff at a winery. Bookings required. This is a one hat Michelin restaurant, furnished in French provincial style. More relaxed dining however, no tablecloths or placemats. Mains are priced at high thirties to mid forties. Menu is European gourmet style, using local seasonal produce. We opted for the set menu of four courses,... More 

Thank narla20
Greater Sydney, Australia
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48 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You cant miss at this one in the Keith Tulloch winery. Very innovative & specializing in lunch. Good wine list with in & outdoor eating. Food is very much about what is in season & at its best.

Thank Simmy2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed a really wonderful lunch here - superb service and great food. Loved the ambiance of the restaurant. The pork on the menu was some of the best pork we had ever eaten - perfectly cooked!!!! Highly recommended!

Thank Tricia E
Singleton, NSW
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Much quieter than Muse when it's full, a very lovely intimate dining experience. Fabulous food and great staff. We had the Chef's tasting menu for dinner and it was sublime. Will have to go back for Sunday lunch sometime.

Thank Jackie B
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked dinner here thinking we were booking Muse Restaurant and were not really sure what to expect as hadn't read any reviews. We were extremely happy! The interior is fresh and inviting and the staff are very friendly. The food is delicious!! Lovely fresh produce in perfect sized portions. We had oysters to start and they were wonderful. Fabulous... More 

Thank Geraldine P
Cessnock, Australia
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such a beautiful dinning experience we could not recommend it more highly. Great food and great wine.

Thank naths7774
New York
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98 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a late lunch, 3 pm, at Muse Kitchen. Knowing Muse, the restaurant itself, we were expecting a similar experience but it was different. Food is excellent, very small portions though. The thing we disliked is the noise inside the restaurant. Service was great!

Thank SonNY2002
Palm Beach, Australia
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46 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As you would expect from a place associated with a winemaker as fastidious as Keith Tulloch the the Muse Kitchen is immaculate. The staff may have been the most meticulously-groomed humans I have ever seen and the room is almost clinically clean to the point where it actually feels like it lacks a little soul. The music, synthesiser-backed baleful moaning... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Scenic view, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
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?