Mudgee restaurants and dining scene is as rich and diverse as the wines the region offer, making it one of the hottest places for Australian foodies. With a culinary-passion running deep, a pastoral tradition, and storied history reflected in the town’s streetscape you’re in for a delectable treat.
Local chefs draw inspiration from fresh local produce from the fertile farmlands. Providing delightful treats to the palate that are sure to impress even the most discerning guest. The town offers a variety of dining options including fine dining restaurants with degustation menus, organic farm to table concept, casual cafes, laid-back picnic sites, and vibrant pubs. To say that you’ll have plenty of options to delight your palate is not an over statement.
Embracing the town’s charming country feel, structure and ambiance is Alby and Esther’s. Located in a quaint cobblestone courtyard and alleyway, have a little taste of Paris in this café. Open from 8am-3pm the place caters to guests from breakfast to late lunch. Have a coffee and their signature brunch staple for a relaxing start to an activity-packed day. The mouth-watering menu inspired by local fare and varied seating options, including a grapevine shaded courtyard for alfresco ambience and the eclectic and welcoming interiors of our art gallery with its shared tables.
Another dining destination will be Cade Kitchen and Bar. Nestled in within the old stables of the boutique Cobb and Co Boutique Hotel the place combine modern conveniences while retaining a heritage feel with good old fashioned service. It offers breakfast, lunch, and dinnerand even have menu for the little ones.
For indulgent nights, there’s Pipeclay Pumphouse, one of the premier Mudgee restaurants and dining destination is one of the few fine dining options in the area. Located in the grounds of Robert Stein Winery, enjoy a unique dining experience, a paddock to plate concept with locally sourced and home grown fresh produce. Their menus are designed and created to pay homage to the land that surrounds them and the produce that it provides. They use simple techniques that accentuate the freshness of the produce.
The Zin House is a modern converted farmhouse overlooking the rolling vineyard of Lowe Winery and out beyond to the hills of Mudgee. A regional restaurant and food garden on the organic and biodynamic Lowe Family Wine Co property in Mudgee, NSW. Headed by Chef Kim Currie, the restaurant specialises in set menu long lunches and dinners within a modern farmhouse setting. The menu changes from week to week depending on what’s in season, so there’s always reason to visit each time you’re in town.
For the ultimate casual dining, Our Chow is the place to be. The menu features stylish, wholesome, tasty seasonal and regional food in a relaxed and family-friendly environment. It offers lunch, great coffee, and ample space for kids to frolic around.
The relaxed atmosphere at Mudgee makes it the perfect spot to unwind complemented by the Palate Restaurant’s poolside dining area ideal for a cold beer or the region’s fine wine. The venue is popular as well for functions offering 3-course plated menu and more opulent options upon request.
With a myriad of dining options and restaurants in Mudgee, this list is only a teaser, setting the mood for what to expect when you explore the culinary wonders of Mudgee.