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Muse Restaurant

Travellers' Choice award winner
$$$$
Contemporary, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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2450 Broke Rd, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia (Formerly Muse Restaurant & Cafe)
+61 2 4998 6777
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Today
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 15:30
Wed - Sat 18:30 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 15:00
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Sydney, Australia
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67 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

Returned to this wonderful restaurant with good friends. Never disappointed, the quality of the food and serving staff was excellent and the items served for palate cleansing in between were superb. I will remember tiny cheese macaroons for ever! The Beetroot salad and the duck entree are pictured.

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Thank AstroSeekers
Nelson Bay, Australia
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78 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

The food was good but not great the staff are a bit snooty but I expect that a some venues it's not bad but not worth the price go to muse kitchen

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Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

Second time here and consistently great! Delicious, creative food, served by warm, knowledgable staff. Thanks again for a wonderful experience Muse team.

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Lake Macquarie, Australia
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147 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

We enjoyed the Tasting Menu degustation with accompanying wines for lunch in a group of 15 diners. Our waiter and sommelier were attentive and informative but also very discreet. The menu consisted of sashimi of kingfish, cuttlefish and King Brown Mushroom noodles, Little Hill Farm Chicken with sweet corn polenta, zucchini flower and gorgonzola custard, 70 hour slow cooked wagyu... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

We dined here using the citibank dining offer, which includes a free bottle of wine. The food was great, and I especially liked the Muse Coconut dessert. However the restaurant insisted that we were not eligible for the citibank dining program because we were using a debit card, even though I constantly receive emails from citibank telling me that I... More 

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Thank Greg M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016

Best restaurant I have eaten in in a long time. Service is amazing. Food is on another level! The experience was one of the best I have had!

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Hunter Valley, Australia
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80 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

We booked in for Valentine's dinner and we weren't disappointed. As always the service was fantastic, the food delicious and well presented. Special mention has to go to both the Chef and Stefan. Im not a fan of fennel and when I asked for it not to be included in my main, the Chef offered to put something else with... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

We had the tasting menu which was an amazing experience, especially the dessert. However our lunch was ruined by the restaurant refusing to accept that my Citibank debit card was eligible for a free bottle of wine under the Citibank dining program. I called Citibank and they indicated that I was eligible as a debit card holder. I understand that... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

Dinner started off with beautiful bread and a complementary amuse bouche. The duck 'ham' and confit was sensational as was the trout. My companions all loved each and every bite and the wines were perfect. Terrific service and stunning presentation.

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

Best resturant ive eaten in in a long time. Service is amazing. Food is on another level! The experience was one of the best ive had!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$56 - US$164
Cuisine
Contemporary, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:30
Wednesday
18:30 - 22:00
Thursday
18:30 - 22:00
Friday
18:30 - 22:00
Saturday
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2450 Broke Rd, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia (Formerly Muse Restaurant & Cafe)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Pokolbin
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4998 6777
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.

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Zilzie, Australia
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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?