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Bistro Molines

749 Mount View Rd | Hunter Valley, Mount View, Cessnock, New South Wales 2325, Australia
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (196 reviews)
“venison” (32 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
749 Mount View Rd | Hunter Valley, Mount View, Cessnock, New South Wales 2325, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A table of two for Monday lunch. Rainy and misty outside, delightful inside, we still saw much of the beautiful view. We intended to have a light lunch but gave that idea up when we saw the menu. First treat was a yummy dolmade, just...More

2  Thank TeresaCav
Reviewed 1 week ago

A pot of gold atop Mt View! A lovely restaurant with fine food and superb wines, thank you so much to the young lady at Mount View vineyards cellar door for the recommendation. Magnificent views over the property dams, the beautiful vineyards and the rolling...More

4  Thank David P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spectacular vineyards view. Beautiful, peaceful setting with a gorgeous views – overlooking a vallie fillde with vineyards. Delicious meals and generous servings. Welcoming and attentive service. There is a wine taisiting area next to restaurant - perfect for wine lovers. Stunning!

1  Thank JetsetDiaries
Reviewed 1 week ago

pleasant food with a nice view. the food is good, the service is good, the prices are correct = good value. the view is fantastic.

Thank Wim G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a most glorious Sunday long lunch at Bistro Molines recently. It’s the type of place where special milestones should be celebrated. The Bistro is set on top of a hill with views of rolling valley partly covered in vines (it is in the Hunter...More

1  Thank jacknjill_86
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited for Sunday lunch with our adult daughters on a beautiful spring day. The restaurant was very busy and included some guests who had arrived by helicopter! Warmly welcomed by Sally who somehow manages not only to remember all her guests but where we sat...More

1  Thank Markin53
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We too dined at Bistro Molines on the same date as the last review. And we too have eaten here before. I find it hard to believe that anyone can write a bad review about the same day. I can only assume that they expected...More

2  Thank Mal C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have eaten with Robert many times at other locations and were never disappointed until now. I think the operation has just outgrown itself and relies on other chefs. The staff looked harassed. The 2 toilets had a queue. (belatedly we found out that there...More

7  Thank youarewhatyoueat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing setting, excellent service, terrific food! Group of 6 and we all left happy. Look, my duck could have been better, but i'll put that down to personal taste. The overall quality was undeniable.

2  Thank lafoliepbgv
Reviewed 4 November 2017

As always such a fantastic welcome from the team members and Must say always a pleasure to see Sally and Robert .Together over the years from their first restaurant to the latest they maintain such a high standard of customer attention... Won't talk about the...More

2  Thank phillipk8
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Liz K
17 May 2017|
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Response from Jeni L | Reviewed this property |
Hi Liz, I would suggest you call them as I don't remember seeing a specific choice of vegan dishes. Sally is very helpful and I am sure she would arrange something for you.
9 April 2016|
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Response from Pink085 | Reviewed this property |
It was open for dinner when I went a few weeks ago :)
14 May 2015|
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Response from Margaret W | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are not cheap ...BUT you get what you pay for and the entire menu is amazing.....go for the experience and not the price
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 749 Mount View Rd | Hunter Valley, Mount View, Cessnock, New South Wales 2325, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Cessnock  >  Mount View
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