Cheap Hotels Hunter Valley

Ballon Aloft

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Balloon aloft HOT AIR BALLOONING offers you an experience of a lifetime when you float over the picturesque hunter valley for almost a quarter of an hour taking in the breathtaking views. Get a first-hand experience of inflating the hot air balloon, capture the moments and descend for a glass of champagne at the property. It sure is an experience you would not want to miss.

Phone: 1800 028 568 or 02 4991 1955

Smelly Cheese Shop

smelly cheese shopFor a good gourmet experience step into Hunter Valley’s famous Smelly Cheese Shop where you will be able to enjoy the delicious products out here. You can also enjoy the ‘French’ breads which are freshly baked everyday along with pizzas and wraps, mouth watering baguettes and the all time favourite burgers and chips. Step in here and you will find a hoard of other things to savour.

Address: 3/188 Broke Road, Pokolbin NSW 2320

Phone: 02 4998 6960

Wine Tours

wineTravel through the picturesque hunter valley, best known as the Wine country, along with the different wineries who give you a variety of wines to savour. Enjoy the tasting fine points of the different wines and choose what suits your taste the best. These wineries offer you day tours giving you a glimpse of what goes into creating the world’s finest wines.

Address: Throughout the Hunter Valley region

The Spa at Chateau Elan at The vintage

day spaLooking out for the perfect get away for a relaxing and rejuvenating experience? Then Chateau Elan at The Vintage spa is your answer. Set amidst a beautiful and serene surrounding this upscale spa will serve all your needs of a soothing experience with an array of highly professional services for a complete well being of the body and mind.

Address: Vintage Drive, Rothbury NSW 2320

Phone: 02 4998 2500

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Goldfish Hunter Valley

goldfishBalloon Goldfish, is a one of a kind bar in this part of Australia which can actually give you the Sydney feel. World standard and with a stylish touch, this is one place where you can sit back and tap your feet to the music while enjoying a glass of wine or beer.

 

Address: Tempus Two Winery, Cnr Broke & McDonalds Road, Pokolbin NSW

Phone: 02 49989 7688

Email: infohv@thegoldfish.com.au

 

Bluetongue Brewery Cafe

bluetongueThis glass wall partitioned boutique brewery started in 2001 is a great place for lazing away while listening to great music. You will find top class locally brewed beers out here which you can savour while enjoying a game of pool or sit back and enjoy it with something from the menu.

 

Address: Vintage Drive, Rothbury NSW 2320

Phone: 02 4998 2500

Email: enquiries@chateauelan.com.au                                                                                                                                             

The Brokenback Bar

brokenback barIf you are on a look out for some midday aperitifs along with some hunter valley fine wines, you can step in at The Brokenback Bar serves you a casual menu along with continuous locally brewed beer on tap.

 

Address: Vintage Drive, Rothbury NSW 2320

Phone: 02 4998 2500

Email: enquiries@chateauelan.com.au

Tatler Tapas Cafe & Bar

tatlerA great place to enjoy the Mediterranean inspired delicacies from a long list of menu, all from the fresh local produce, in a very informal and friendly atmosphere. This place will give you a fine gourmand experience with the local wines and beers to enjoy alongside.

 

Address: Vintage Drive, Rothbury NSW 2320

Phone: 02 4998 2500

Email: enquiries@chateauelan.com.au

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Shakey Tables at Hunter Country Lodge

shakey tablesLocated right in the middle of the Hunter Country lodge is the award winning Shakey Tables restaurant. This place serves a contemporary menu by Chef Paula Rengger’s which includes creative recipes cooked with a dash of passion.

Shakey Tables is the home for meals prepared with great care and go along with the fine estate wines. Mornings here start with western breakfast.

Address: Hunter Country Lodge & Shakey Tables Restaurant, 1476 Wine Country Drive, North Rothbury 2335

Phone: 02 4938 1744

Il Cacciatore

il cacciatoreIl Cacciatore by the Hermitage Lodge is an award winning Italian Cuisine restaurant. It is the most preferred place for the visitors as also the locals. The Italian menu is made of all the authentic ingredients, with home-made pastas all from the local and fresh produce.

Friendly and attentive staff, choice of the finest Hunter Valley wines and a good ambiance are all the perfect ingredients for a completely satisfying and fine dining experience.

Address: 609 McDonalds Road, Pokolbin 2320

Phone: 02 4998 7639

Email: info@hermitagelodge.com.au

Restaurant Sanctuary

restaurant sanctuaryFor a fine dining experience take out time to head to the Restaurant Sanctuary by the Peppers Guest house. This place set in the middle the pepper gardens offers a wide choice from the a la carte menu or a 5 course buffet priced at $95 and prepared by the most proficient chefs.

An addition of $35 gives you a choice of the finest wines from Hunter Valley.

Address: Ekerts Road, Pokolbin 2320

Phone: 02 4993 8999

Email: guesthouse@peppers.com.au

Amanda’s on the Edge

amandasAmanda’s on the Edge is a place with a great location which overlooks the picturesque vineyard and the country land. It offers a great variety of entrées which include king prawns preparations, tarts, scallops etc as also delicious main course dishes along with a choice of Hunter Valleys best wine selection. Apart from the wines you can also choose from the Beers, Spirits and Liquors.

Address: Windsor’s Edge Vineyard, McDonalds Rd Pokolbin 2320

Phone: 02 4998 7900

Cracked Pepper Restaurant

cracked peppetThis aesthetically designed restaurant bagged an award in 2008 for the Best New Restaurant after its launch. This place located near the Butterflies Gallery offers a fine dining experience with sumptuous food choices in a stylish yet comfortable dining room with a competent but friendly staff. These freshly prepared dishes are an absolute treat for your senses and something that will leave you asking for more.

Address: 1616 Broke Road, Pokolbin 2320

Phone: 02 4998 7076

Email: dine@cracked-pepper.com.au

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The Hunter Valley is known for its beauty and its world class wines produced by the vineyards locally. But this is not all. It not only has top notch wines, but there is more to it. You will find here an array of shops where you will not be able to hold yourself back. You can discover here in hunter valley, contemporary as well as traditional art and craft. There are a number of galleries that are filled with antiques, different arts as also crafted pieces. A few of the galleries are located at the wineries or you can simply walk into the shops when you are taking a stroll down the streets. Beautiful Things is one such place with an extensive variety of antique jewellery which is one of the best for the collection of unique and classy tapestries and antique furniture, which have been collected from all across the world.

Then there is the Candelabra which is a well known store for exquisite candles situated in the picturesque Hunter Valley Gardens Village. Smelly cheese shop is the perfect place where you can take home all sorts of cheese and other stuffs off the blackboard menu. If you are in the Hunter Valley you surely cannot afford to miss the Chocolate Company & the Fudge Factory, which is a leading attraction out here.

One of the best attractions out here is the Gems 4 U store. This unique store offers you coral giftware which is Onyx and Fossilised and an unusual concept. You get to choose whether you want gemstone beads or if you want to go for the all time favourite freshwater pearls. You can get them made and customised as per your choice. Those with a sweet tooth cannot miss The British Lolly Shop for a hoard of chocolates, sweets, snacks etc.

All the pretty ladies have to give a visit to the fashion hub Wilson and Hunter for fashion as well as accessories from local and foreign brands. There are a number of other shops for you such as The Twig for personal gifting, the Waiters friend for hardware and kitchen ware of professional quality etc. There is something or the other for everyone to shop around. Whether it is personalised items or the local stuff or the famous hunter valley wine, you cannot go back from here empty handed. Though not in large numbers, what the few shops offer here is nothing but exquisite.

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Facts About Hunter Valley

The Hunter Valley is located in New South Wales to the north of Sydney in Australia. This place is amongst the biggest river valleys located on the NSW coast. The north and the south regions of the hunter valley are joined by the Hunter River which actually gives Hunter Valley its name.

The Hunter valley comprises of 3 distinct areas which include the Upper and the Lower Hunter and the Broke Fordwich. Most of the Hunter vineyards of the lower hunter valley region are situated below the Brokenback Mountain. The temperatures are quite high during the summers, and a majority of the wet spells here occur between the month of January and April. The days can get humid or hot at times. The lower Hunter Valley is wet as compared to the other two regions and also enjoys the cold sea breezes.

Hunter valley has three main types of soils; the red clay loam which is found on top of the hills or slopes and in the hunter valley it is mostly found in the Lower areas and in some upper areas. These are well-drained and useful for growing the best Shiraz. On some slopes of the hunter valley you will find the chocolate brown coloured pod sols. The third major type of soil is on the flats. These are mainly along the creek beds.

Hunter valley is a well known place for its picturesque natural beauty, a number of wineries which produce world class quality wines and the coal industry. The wineries were established here in the 1800s. This was when Australia’s very first commercial vineyard was started here. Apart from being famous for wines whose quality is unbeatable, the beautiful Hunter Valley is also well known for its regional and fresh produce which is utilised by a number of the places. This regional produce is also used for all the events that take place throughout the year to attract the wine lovers, the local public and most importantly the tourists.

There are a number of activities that the people can indulge in out here, which include the balloon ride, the wine tours etc. The hotels here are top class each nestled in the enthralling natural beauty and are stylishly designed to make your stay a memorable one. There are quite a few shops out here having exclusive stuff. The foodie joints are again one of a kind, each having some distinct touch to it.

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hunter valley facts

Facts About Hunter Valley

The Hunter Valley is located in New South Wales to the north of Sydney in Australia. This place is amongst the biggest river valleys located on the NSW coast. The north and the south regions of the hunter valley are joined by the Hunter River which actually gives Hunter Valley its name.

The Hunter valley comprises of 3 distinct areas which include the Upper and the Lower Hunter and the Broke Fordwich. Most of the Hunter vineyards of the lower hunter valley region are situated below the Brokenback Mountain. The temperatures are quite high during the summers, and a majority of the wet spells here occur between the month of January and April. The days can get humid or hot at times. The lower Hunter Valley is wet as compared to the other two regions and also enjoys the cold sea breezes.

Hunter valley has three main types of soils; the red clay loam which is found on top of the hills or slopes and in the hunter valley it is mostly found in the Lower areas and in some upper areas. These are well-drained and useful for growing the best Shiraz. On some slopes of the hunter valley you will find the chocolate brown coloured pod sols. The third major type of soil is on the flats. These are mainly along the creek beds.

Hunter valley is a well known place for its picturesque natural beauty, a number of wineries which produce world class quality wines and the coal industry. The wineries were established here in the 1800s. This was when Australia’s very first commercial vineyard was started here. Apart from being famous for wines whose quality is unbeatable, the beautiful Hunter Valley is also well known for its regional and fresh produce which is utilised by a number of the places. This regional produce is also used for all the events that take place throughout the year to attract the wine lovers, the local public and most importantly the tourists.

There are a number of activities that the people can indulge in out here, which include the balloon ride, the wine tours etc. The hotels here are top class each nestled in the enthralling natural beauty and are stylishly designed to make your stay a memorable one. There are quite a few shops out here having exclusive stuff. The foodie joints are again one of a kind, each having some distinct touch to it.

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