Hope Estate, Cessnock
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Address: 2213 Broke Rd, Pokolbin NSW 2320, Australia, Cessnock
Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
Timings: 10:00 am - 08:00 pm Details
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About Hope Estate, Cessnock
Hope Estate is an ideal place in the Hunter Valley Region for wine, dine and entertainment. Perhaps best known for their concerts, Hope Estate attracts hordes of visitors and music lovers from the region as far as Sydney. They also host popular events like the Oktoberfest and have started a musical festival called the Campfire, which attracts some of Australia’s best musicians.
The estate itself has a winery, a fine dining restaurant and large amphitheatre where it hosts its events.
Hope Estate Information
- No outside food and beverages are permitted.
- Be sure to wear comfortable flat shoes as most of the area has grass cover.
- Professional photography or videography is prohibited.
Hope Estate Ticket Prices
- They vary for concerts and events.
Hope Estate Opening and Closing Hours
- Gates open Hope Estate Concerts at 4:30 pm on the day of the show.
How To reach Hope Estate by Public Transport
- Contact Rover Coaches.
Restaurants Near Hope Estate
- Harvest Restaurant
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Hope Estate, Cessnock Reviews
Went for the beer. Inside is dark, dull and uninviting. None of the tables were clean and we were the only customers at that time. Dark beers are great. Menu was uninspiring. Shame about the ambience. Do yourself a favour and go across the road to Blaxlands.
Great concert venue but, you have to pay $35-00 for any bottle of wine, which at a winery might not be so bad (if it was good), but the wine is (to be as polite as possible) - bottled vinegar! I have tried several and there is a consistent theme - are are all terrible! The 'Champagne' had a beer bottle cap on it. Not a good advertisement for a winery. UPDATE The review above was based on my experience from 3 different concerts. I have just recently been to a fourth, and I happy to report that the wine quality had improved. Maybe they listened, but I hope it wasn't just a 'one off' for that event.
Midnight Oil VIP Package $400 a ticket should be used as a case study for the hospitality industry on what not to do. This was a complete breakdown in resource planning and management. To be sold as a cocktail premium event only to watch people fighting over food and the odd drink that was served was disgusting. We waited for drinks and eventually joined the queue to wait half an hour to be served by the lone person manning the table to then be told only one drink per person. So consequently what was supposed to be a pleasant event with my wife was spent with each of us taking turns in trying to acquire something to eat or drink. Then we went to see the concert to find we were seated at the back behind the light tower (apparently no seating map is provided when you book, so this becomes blind choice ) I have never attended an event that is so poorly organised combined with a total lack of quality in service, food , venue and consequently will never attend a concert at this venue again or buy the products on offer. Save your money and see the band of your choice at any other venue than this one. Response from Reviewer Denial , just not a river in Egypt it seems that you have case of the trumps in which everyone else is wrong. By the amount of negative reviews here you are obviously not listening to your patrons or don't care or both. Like everyone else in the last 12 months I felt compelled to write a review as the experience your business offers is so terrible and causes great pain. You would do better to not blame others for your failings and address the many criticisms made by other reviewers. If the experience was great we would write and say how outstanding it is. I did not witness any bad behaviour by patrons or anyone being escorted off the premises, what I witnessed was people starving and bereft of any service, which they had paid a hefty sum for. Your response is disingenuous and I remain committed to not attending any event that is promoted by Hope Estate as i would never want risk repeating the same experience.
Pop into hope estate for some good quality craft beers. I have been a fan of hope beers for quite some time. Good for a few good beers after lunch on a sunny day!
A great winery to visit, should be on everyone's to do when in the Hunter.