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Address: 2213 Broke Rd, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
Phone Number:
+61 2 4993 3555
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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Hope Estate draws a bigger crowd than any other destination in the Hunter....

Hope Estate draws a bigger crowd than any other destination in the Hunter.

Our concerts draw some of the biggest names in the world. Elton John, Fleetwood Mac and Bruce Springsteen play here.

This place has been a 'must visit' for Hunter trips since Len Evans built it in the late 60's. Owner Michael Hope took it to the next level, building an amphitheatre that holds 20,000 guests and expanding our hospitality services.

We offer an exciting range of estate grown Hunter wines from our vineyards at Pokolbin and Broke. There are also intriguing wines from our vineyards in Donnybrook, Western Australia, and Kyneton, Victoria.

Our Harvest Restaurant is one of the most delightful places to spend an afternoon, looking out across the valley and enjoying the innovative cuisine of Executive Chef Mert Tansu.

There's a lot more happening at Hope Estate right now. Our new Brewhouse is now ready for you to enjoy a wide range of fresh-brewed craft beers on tap.

We're right at the gateway to Pokolbin, a great place to meet up with your friends at the start or the end of your day in the Hunter.

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Great concert, but one staff member nearly ruined the night.

We enjoyed the concert, the venue was spectacular, food and drink not bad and the staff in general were very good. How ever, trying to leave was an unnecessary nightmare, due to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Forster, Australia
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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Good food.fast sevice. Good selection of beers and wines.Great friendly staff.plenty of free parking.

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Newcastle, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had said we would never go back to Hope Estate for another concert but when Bruce Springsteen was announced we relented and got tickets for 6 of us. I am not sure where to start. This place was so overcrowded it was not funny. Lack of toilets - queues at some times for almost an hour. $40 for a... More 

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Forster, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed the concert, the venue was spectacular, food and drink not bad and the staff in general were very good. How ever, trying to leave was an unnecessary nightmare, due to the nasty little piece controlling the traffic to get out onto the road. Understanding that it would be very busy and congested leaving, we chose to park out... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were here for a tasting and we really enjoyed! We got great attention from Andy and the wines were superb.

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Thank Alon C
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for an open air concert in a gourmet food and wine area. We got a fabulous concert - Suzi Quatro is hard to beat despite the rain - but the rest? To say it was a dismal failure would be overstating it. The food offer consisted of one pizza stall with no queue (for a good reason, I... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The worse experience ever. I have attend many concerts in the Hunter and would not recommend this estate at all. There was broken plastic cups in the grass, where it looked like the had just mowed over them from the last concert very dangerous. And as you are unable to take anything in with you including water 💦 they had... More 

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Maitland, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff, was wonderful, friendly and helpful. Free Water - undrinkable, tasted like chemicals. Food Selection - Limited, unappetizing and unimaginative. Sooooooooooo Salty Coffee - lovely, clean, fresh and well made. Dollar wise not to bad, tiny cup. Alcohol - not cheap, to be expected Acoustics - Fantastic Seating - Cramp, uncomfortable, but good leg room.

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Mackay, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Interesting - just read other peoples reviews. As usual (this was our 3rd time), we had a great time at Hope Estate. Really appreciated the fact that we were warned about the severity of the electrical storm - thus we were informed that there could have been a delay. Everyone we spoke to seemed happy - and it was the... More 

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Management response:

Hi Caroline, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review, we appreciate the feedback. We're glad to hear you enjoyed the show, even if Mother Nature tried acting up. Hope to see you back again for another one of our events this year! More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2017

We saw Bruce Springsteen on Saturday night and he was as always tremendous, it was a fabulous night but ... and its a big but - concerts at Hope Estate have become a giant rip off and customers are not treated with any respect. After queueing up to get in we were told we could not take our low/flat seats... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

We attended the Bruce Springsteen concert on Saturday night and it was amazing!! Can't say that about Hope Estate though. We have been to two other concerts here and they were fantastic, laid back and enjoyable. Can't say that this time round. It seemed they were money hungry, not allowing low chairs as they were selling them in there. Security... More 

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