Restaurant Botanica

Modern Australian with a view - Pokolbin, New South Wales Australia

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Botanica. In the heart of the Hunter, you’ll experience the best it has to offer.

Botanica boasts considered, generous and playful dishes, the best drops from the Hunter, a vibrant cocktail list and genuinely warm hospitality. This Hunter Valley gem is a culinary destination to enjoy with those closest.

In the heart of Pokolbin, the restaurant showcases Australian-grown ingredients and utilises classic and modern French techniques. Guests can expect to see locally sourced sourdough bread, fresh market crudites, the best cuts of beef, fresh seafood and a celebration of roasted, pickled, preserved and baked vegetables complimented by decadent desserts and carefully crafted vegan and vegetarian dishes.

As would be expected of such an establishment, the wine list is educated and extensive. Guests are invited to explore the best of the region, and the team is always ready to impart their exceptional wine knowledge and to help pair the dishes with the Hunter’s iconic wines. Our cocktail offering is carefully curated, using our kitchen garden and botanical spirits and alcohol-free alternatives to create an experience that will please all.

Elevate your gathering in an intimate and sophisticated setting, our exclusive private dining room accommodates up to 12 guests and offers guests the choice to dine from either our 3 or 5-course menu.

Please note that a 15% surcharge applies on public holidays.


1300 192 868


555 Hermitage Rd, Pokolbin, New South Wales Australia

Opening Hours

Lunch: Fri - Sun | 12:00pm - 2:00pm -

Dinner: 5:30pm - 10:00pm | Wed - Mon (closed Tues) - Bookings essential

Botanica Terrace: 12:00pm - 4:00pm | Wed - Sun - Walk ins only | Drinks, meat & cheese boards

Botanica’s style is sometimes adventurous, sometimes playful, but always generous, balanced and approachable, with a modern, heartfelt take on the classic bistro.


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