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Il Cacciatore Restaurant

609 McDonalds Rd, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
+61 2 4998 7639
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“cacciatore” (25 reviews)
“pasta” (42 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
609 McDonalds Rd, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This restaurant was recommended to us, and it did definitely live up to expectations. We were at Ill Cacciatore mid week , the staff were very friendly and food was fantastic. I can highly recommend the veal scallopine. All in all it was a very...More

Thank SydneyOzetraveller
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had dinner together a few nights back and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. We were greeted and made to feel at home from the outset. The decor of the room was pleasant, the background music was nice and the whole time was very pleasant. The...More

Thank DDrover
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Found this place by accident and was a great surprise! Dishes were beautiful, impeccable customer service from minute 1! Focaccia with balsamic is amazing, mango cream brûlée is the best desert ever! Enjoyable place, cozy and friendly! Highly recommended!

Thank Thais F
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The chef must have been having an off night, because we came here on recommendation and we very disappointed. Very small menu, so we ended up sitting in and having bread and then decided to get a take away pizza. The pizza options are really...More

Thank Claire F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had three courses and only had one problem which was a fish bone in the barramundi. This was drawn to the attention of wait staff, but no comment back. Some of staff were pleasant and accommodating ,whilst others could learn from them .

Thank 5-star-traveller77
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great tasting food and a relaxed setting. Not all staff were as friendly and accommodating as each other.

Thank Kate R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here after reading all the reviews and it was most definitely worth it. The restaurant was cosy and romantic. The food was delicious and the staff were attentive and friendly. The food is what made it for me. I would come here every stay...More

Thank darlakoala87
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Grabbed three pizzas for takeaway on our first night in the wineries and was not disappointed. I'd have to say they were the best pizzas we've ever tasted just delicious

Thank Pealuf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the second trip to this restaurant and again it didn't disappoint. The staff are friendly and accommodating. The food is amazing and very reasonably priced with an extensive wine list. When we attempted to call a taxi, the manager told us we would...More

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous food, attentive staff, attention to detail all in a beautiful setting. Definitely a must visit if you are after an intimate dinner by candlelight. Italian food at its best in the Hunter Valley!

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Jessica and Pet... F
Do they cater well for vegetarians? On their menu i can only see one main dish that can be changed to a vegetarian option? Thanks
April 27, 2017|
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Response from lockgm | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but staff very helpful. Give them a ring.
Mary C
Menu and price list
June 21, 2016|
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Response from linda r | Reviewed this property |
Not very Italian and limited kids menu
Mary C
The Menu as well as price list please. My husband and I are visiting the HV next week and are looking for a reasonably price Italian restaurant with pleasant ambience at which to celebrate my 70th birthday.
June 21, 2016|
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Response from michelle s | Reviewed this property |
I found the food very beautiful price was ok view is lovely service could have been better. Other than that I would say go I left very happy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Scenic view, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 609 McDonalds Rd, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Pokolbin
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4998 7639
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Il Cacciatore specializes in Northern Italian Cuisine, it is not fast food. Each pasta , risotto and gnocchi is individually created in the pan, no premade sauces for us. Il Cacciatore is open from 6pm nightly. Il Cacciatore is licensed, reservations recommended
Private dining room may seat up to 30 guests. The deck over looking the vineyard and dam is open during the warmer summer months, weather permitting.

Take Out of pizzas and pastas are available for pick from 5pm nightly.