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Two Fat Blokes Gourmet Kitchen
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Ranked #25 of 73 Restaurants in Pokolbin
Price range: $9 - $23
Cuisines: Delicatessen, Australian, Cafe
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Good for: Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Two Fat Blokes Kitchen & Euro-deli Cafe is open 7 days for breakfast and lunch serving an amazing fresh range of local, Australian and International gourmet food at the best prices in Pokolbin, guaranteed! Abundant seating, (inside and out), overlooks the beautiful lush grounds at De Iuliis Winery, so drop in to; - plan your day sipping Vittorio Coffee with a sweet treat. - enjoy a casual lunch into the late afternoon with a selection of snacks, tasting platters, formal dishes and deserts. - quick pickup on lunch packs including picnic baskets with blanket filled with your goodies and BBQ packs. - taste cheese & wine including our popular 1 hour matching experience. - quench your thirst with a cool drink or beverage from our extensive range. - gift yourself fresh smallgoods from our big authentic range including cheeses, prosciutto, salamis, antipasto platters, kransky sausages, smoked trout, fresh pasta & pasta sauces, bakery and more. - jump on a private luxury tour right after lunch to taste from some of the best local wineries.
Lovedale, Australia
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Decisions Decisions”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2014

It is so great for locals to have a lovely deli to visit ...... the produce & variety is wonderful. Truffle Brie, Pepper Pecorino, Duck & Orange Pate & the Strawberry & Rhubarb jam ...... all tried & tested at home. Will be returning for more. Yum ! & the restaurant is pretty good too.

  • Visited May 2014
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Kurri Kurri, Australia
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Over priced and under value”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2014 via mobile

It was a Sunday... Though it was not that busy. Service was very slow. The staff need better training and be aware of the customer. The food was OK though very small portion sizes..

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Sydney, Australia
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191 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
“Lots of potential, but make it a trip for the deli”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2014

Two Fat Blokes Kitchen is located in a beautiful setting on Broke Road, neighbouring De Iuliis Wines and the Butterfly Gallery.

There is seating outside underneath the Gum trees, overlooking adjacent vineyards, alternatively they have a lounge area inside as well as more formal dining tables. Sitting outside, initially the service was a little slow once we sat down. We ordered sausage/kranksy tasting plate with saurkraut and mustards, and a gnocchi special with gorgonzola cream sauce and crispy sage. My gnocchi was a little on the small side for $18 or so, but the sausage/kransky plate was great. It was a lovely cheese kransky which I do recommend as worth trying.

Looking around, the outdoor area is home to a vegie and herb gardens for use in the kitchen. Inside, the walls were adorned with shelving full of gourmet goodies, any relish or sauce imaginable. Crispbread, olive oils, flavoured salts, and the centre deli was full of smallgoods, gourmet cheeses and antipasto which I couldnt leave without an extra purchase. Try the black pudding and for those a little scared of the colour, the 'white' pudding' is a fantastic alternative.

Overall, the food here was good. They have a few wines on offer and few of the usual beer offerings, as well as coffee and tea. The service was a little haphazard depending on who in the team you are dealing with however one lady was particularly knowledgeable and helpful with the menu and deli products. The atmosphere inside is lacking slightly, most likely attributed to the fact is also serves as a retail environment, leaving it a little cold, so choose a seat outside.

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank ShirleyShopper49
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Cessnock, Australia
1 review
“Excellent!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2014

I visited two fat blokes with my husband, and had a lovely experience. I was greeted by a lovely lady by the name of Dena, she was very helpful, and gave us a lovely experience. I will definitely be coming back!

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank Jessikah95
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St Andrews, Australia
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56 reviews
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“Gourmet Food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2014

We shopped here twice , firstly on our Two Fat Blokes Wine Tour , then we went back the next day to buy cheese's, bread , meats, olives , sun dried tomatoes and pickled onions for our picnic at the top of Pokolbin Mountains Road Lookout , the staff are fantastic very knowledgeable and very helpful with your purchases and the food is just devine , definitely a must to go here to purchase top quality foods.

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank Narelle B
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