The Mudgee Region offers the discerning traveller a chance to reset their senses, and a taste of what country living might be like, you’ll find the Mudgee Region nestled in the hills just 268 km north-west of Sydney. The Mudgee Region exudes country charm yet offers sophisticated food, wine, heritage and year-round event experiences.
Enjoy the best of both worlds with a central township boasting boutique shopping and exquisite dining options surrounded by picturesque country landscapes and over 40 family owned wineries. With stunning heritage streetscapes and museums run by passionate people, you’ll find yourself wishing you’d stayed another day.
For more information on the Mudgee Region, please head to visitmudgeeregion.com.au or get in touch! We have also included some of our favourite restaurants, wineries and places to visit below while you’re in the region!
Lowe – Lowe is an absolute must see. It’s a beautiful winery with stunning views, and their wines and platters are to die for. Fantastic customer service and great atmosphere, it’s the kind of spot you could spend several hours at.
Burnbrae – Located just down Hill End Rd, featuring a cool rustic cellar door. They have great wines to try and serve Pizza on the Veranda on Sunday’s between 12pm – 3pm
Peter Van Gent – is a great cellar door to visit. They have red and white wine as well as port. This charming cellar door is full of character with giant old wine barrels you can walk through.
Logan – At 1320 Castlereagh Highway it is further away than most of the other wineries, however it is a must see and the perfect place to stop in at on your way back to Sydney. It is one of the most modern cellar door in Mudgee – with beautiful views, great wine and a huge fireplace to enjoy.
First Ridge – is also located on the Sydney side of Mudgee close to Logan wines. It is a very cool cellar door built out of shipping containers and has some of the most beautiful views looking back over the town.
Places to eat in town
Alby and Esthers – Up the Alley 61 Market Street Mudgee – This slightly hidden gem is the perfect place to go and have a relaxing meal. They are open for breakfast, lunch and sometimes dinner. The food, coffee and service are all amazing.
Indigiearth Cafe – 90 Market Street – Located beside the beautiful visitors centre and art gallery , Indigiearth is 100% Aboriginal owned serving delicious food all made from native ingredients.
Mr Sushi King – A fantastic Japanese fusion restaurant open Tuesday – Saturday and offering Sushi Train on Fri & Sat lunch. Really great vibe, particularly at night and the food is fantastic!
Three Tails Brewery – Beautiful rustic bar featuring local beers and slow cooked meats! Fantastic atmosphere and great for a casual bite and a few drinks. Walk-ins only, but arrive early as it can be busy!
Cades Kitchen – Fantastic modern Australian restaurant in a beautiful historic building. Open 7 days for breakfast and Mon- Sat for lunch & dinner.
Wineries to eat at
Zin House – Lowe Winery – This is the first hatted restaurant in Mudgee and our favourite place. They do the most amazing long lunches Thursday – Monday and open for dinner on Saturday nights. Most of the produce they use is grown at the winery or sourced locally. If you have the time to try it, you will be glad you did.
Di Lusso – Is a picturesque winery that produces Italian varieties of wine and serves great Italian food and wood fired pizzas for lunch. It a nice place to sit and has beautiful views of the vines.
Pipeclay Pumphouse – Robert Stein – A modern fine dining style of restaurant that is very popular. They open for breakfast on the weekends and lunch and dinner Thursday – Sunday