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“Best dining experience we have had in a long time.”
Review of Muse Restaurant

Muse Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 77 Restaurants in Pokolbin
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $60 - $175
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Muse has become renowned for not only its food but also for its professional and friendly service. Offering a season driven Contemporary Australian menu, the food is fresh and exciting without overcomplicating the ingredients. Using quality produce, sourcing locally whenever possible, the dishes show technique, restraint and respect.
Reviewed March 21, 2013

As soon as you walk up to the front door you are greeted by the friendly staff. The inside of the restaurant is nicely decorated and the candles at the tables and dim lighting adds to the ambience.

We decided to have 3 courses and were not disappointed. I had the scallops which were cooked perfectly while my partner had the beetroot which was tasty, just be aware that the wasabi can be quiet hot if your not used to that type of thing .

Next course I had the venison which was cooked med rare and was so tender. my only complaint would be it was served with 3 types of cabbage, the pickled cabbage was a bit too much for me. My partner had the chicken which was delicious .

Lastly we had desert. Which we didn't really need. The creme brûlée was a bit too rich it looked amazing but the fondant was to die for . Firm on the outside and the inside just oozed out once I took the first bite.

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Thank Jahtoy
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Reviewed March 20, 2013

From the moment the lovely bread arrived to the moment we paid the bill, the Muse lunch was just great.
Service was impecable. The selection of entrees and main courses that we ordered were all delightful, well cooked and well presented.

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Thank Ian E
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Reviewed March 17, 2013

This is an absolute dining experience! From the moment we were greeted upon arrival, our group of 6 were treated just wonderfully, only surpassed by the amazing food we thoroughly enjoyed. Not one meal could be singled out as we all had memorable meals! The staff are quietly attentive and the open plan kitchen was a joy to witness - cannot wait to return!

Thank Vicki P
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Reviewed March 15, 2013

thank you Boris for looking after us. food was amazing so was service from everyone , open kitchen so you can peak whats cookin.. reputation well matched the experience..

Thank andre_kollar
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Reviewed March 6, 2013

My wife and I have now had 2 dinners at Muse Restaurant. We enjoyed the first occasion so much that on our most recent visit to the Hunter we just had to go back again.
We were not disappointed the second time around. The service was impeccable and the food as impressive as our first visit.
The levels of service are comparable with any fine diner in Sydney or Melbourne and the menu was sufficiently different on each of our visits that we were not replicating choices from our first visit.
While this not a cheap restaurant it is worth it if you are looking to pamper yourselves. Haven't tried the Cafe or Lunch Service but the Restaurant at dinner is should be on your Hunter Bucket List.
As Arnie so aptly put it "we'll be baaaccck."

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Thank LifesToShort-Enjoy
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