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Verandah Restaurant

151 Palmers Lane, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
+61 2 4998 7231
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“tapas” (173 reviews)
“baby calamari” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
151 Palmers Lane, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worst food ever, the "tapas" are an insult to the Spanish food. Not even considered food. Had food posoined right after.More

Thank masanla
mpsasstmgr, Manager at Verandah Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your feed back. To be clear we are a contemporary restaurant and not a Spanish restaurant we serve our food in a tapas style. As for food poisoning you wouldn't be affected right after dining. It you were sick after dining it...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I spent a lazy afternoon at the verandah restaurant. The menu is Tapas and together we shared 4 plates. Our selection was: Pumpkin Bruschetta Gnocchi Jaman ham Beef cheeks The food was amazing and was presented one dish at a time. Our...More

1  Thank Stewartbazzica
mpsasstmgr, Manager at Verandah Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Stewart Thank you for your review. We're glad you enjoyed your time at Verandah ans took the time to review the restaurant. Regards Verandah Management

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for a tapas dinner. We ordered 3-4 tapas dishes. It was for my Hen's night and when the bar tender found out he made me a complimentary strawberry cocktail- that was a very nice gesture. The food was delicious- we had the gnocchi,...More

1  Thank Sisi L
mpsasstmgr, Manager at Verandah Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Sisi We're so glad you enjoyed your hens day!! We hope your wedding is amazing, rhank ypu for taking time to review the restaurant. Regards Verandah Management

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Initially I wasn't impressed by the menu item selections available, but when we ordered I was plesently surprised how tasty the meals were. The portion sizes are small, and you need to select about 5 - 6 things per couple. Sitting in the sun on...More

1  Thank Smiley_BH
mpsasstmgr, Manager at Verandah Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Smiley Thank you for taking the time ro review the restaurant. We look forward to welcoming ypu back to The Verandah. Regards Verandah Management

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such a lovely place for a tasty tapas lunch in the sunshine! After a few local tastings, including the estate on which this restaurant sits, Calais, we were ready for a long relaxed lunch. Tapas is a perfect way to do this. Combined with fabulous...More

1  Thank Smooth1e
mpsasstmgr, Manager at Verandah Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Smooth 1 e We are glad you enjoyed your experience at the Verandah!! Regards Verandah Management

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic food, drink and service. We chose to partake in the monthly Calais estate long lunch which is limited to 20 people. On Saturday there was a group of 11 on one table and our table of 6. We had been told on booking our...More

1  Thank Kate J
mpsasstmgr, Manager at Verandah Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Kate J Along with Calais Estate we are glad you enjoyed the long lunch experience. We are starting our Spring menu it wpuld be wonderful to see you again!! Regards Verandah Management

Reviewed 14 August 2017

Went with friends to catch up and were greeted by friendly staff and had the choice of tables on the deck overlooking the vineyards. Chose the preset tapas menu and were delighted with the quality of the food we were given. Lovely arancini balls, beef...More

1  Thank keith r
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We did have a great night here with friends but the food was a little underwhelming. The tapas style is a good concept but for what you pay the food was lacking a little flavour and was quite bland. Great atmosphere and venue. If the...More

1  Thank martinsM2908BK
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Organised 40 people to dine here for my hens on 12th August and I have had nothing but great feedback on the food including the Aranci Balls & Churros with the dipping sauce. They were very accommodating with dietary requirements for the girls on the...More

1  Thank Vanessa E
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Greeted by friendly staff and seated next to the open fireplace. It was a cold winter night, so a table next to the fire was a must. Definitely advise booking ahead. The staff were very attentive and the tapas menu was varied. Apart from the...More

1  Thank Bluegum62
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Selina C
5 September 2016|
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Response from TrekCarrie | Reviewed this property |
I choose to stay on a no carb eating plan and I found heaps of veggie options - the veg was really amazing especially the pumpkin dish and also the innovatively prepared Brussel sprouts) and my husband really loved the... More
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arnie007
30 January 2016|
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Response from chamboNsw | Reviewed this property |
Only guidedogs are allowed on the verandah. But they have grounds around where you could tie your dog to a tree
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MikeStry
23 April 2015|
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Response from Travelwise49 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry can not answer. But nowhere can open before 1 pm. And with the recent weather in the area maybe they are not open.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 151 Palmers Lane, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Pokolbin
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4998 7231
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