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“Consistently the Best”

The Cellar Restaurant
Ranked #13 of 76 Restaurants in Pokolbin
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $31
Cuisines: Australian
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed December 11, 2012

Cellar restaurant has been consistently the best restaurant in the Hunter- from the days of the Savage Family, Mark Hosie and now Andy, you always know it will be very good- you can count on it

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Reviewed November 24, 2012

Decent location, very friendly service but food a tad expensive for the price (good however). Wine list is interesting, consider trying their house pours ( whites) as very good. Lacking a bit of atmosphere (but we went on a Tuesday night).

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Reviewed November 23, 2012

We had the fixed price lunch on a dull quiet day though we could sit outside which was pleasant. The cost was Aus. $45 for two courses. Several choices all rather the usual. Food was, however, good. But it does seem pricey for this. The staff were very friendly and helpful. A place for an unfussy lunch.

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Thank Kirkcaldylad
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Reviewed November 16, 2012

We were a group of fifteen work colleagues who visited the Cellar Restaurant for our final team dinner. The staff at the Cellar had been excellent in making sure that all went well, both in menu preparation and service on the night. They were led admirably by Louise. I chose the line caught calamari, which was prepared with flair and imagination - the sauce was delicious. I had the spatchcock as a main course, and though tasty, I couldn't help but wish I'd chosen the Angus filets that many of my colleagues chose - all cooked perfectly to order. I finished with the blue cheese. The portion was quite large so if I have one minor suggestion, it would be perhaps to serve two cheeses, smaller portions, on the same 'blue cheese plate'. We took our own wines, and the serving staff were kind enough to match those to the dishes we chose from the menu. The team had a great evening, and not one person was unhappy with his or her food. We stayed at the Cellar quite late, chatting, and never felt that the staff were keen to say goodbye. Congratulations to the kitchen and staff.

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Thank TrevorHall
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Reviewed November 16, 2012

We visited the Cellar Restaurant for dinner during my surprise birthday weekend in the Hunter Valley.

Upon arrival, the interior was intimate and peaceful, with just the right amount of lighting.

We ordered our meal and wine, and our waitress was very friendly and helpful with our selection.

The menu is fairly limited in selection, which is the sign of a good restaurant. In my view, it's better to offer a small number of well-designed, high-quality meals than to offer a lot of meals.

Our meals were thoroughly delicious, and we natually ordered Hunter wines (a verdelho and tempranillo).

The food, service and atmosphere were all very pleasant, and we'd be happy to return.

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