A Taste of the Hunter

Spring is in the air and Amanda Patton, owner of Amanda’s on the Edge Restaurant, has spring fever and has undertaken a makeover transformation of her popular restaurant at Pokolbin.

Gone are the timber floors and in their place is soft, slate-coloured carpet underfoot, there is sparkling new cutlery on the tables and new menu holders. Outdoors on the front verandah is new casual furniture, and expansive umbrellas offer extensive shade over the outdoor dining tables on the lawn.

“We listened to our regular diners who commented that the timber floors were not conducive to intimate dining conversation, so I decided to do a complete makeover in readiness for a busy season ahead with the lead-up to Christmas,” said Amanda.

There is no greater review a restaurant can receive than word-of-mouth referral. Ask any Hunter local “where is your favourite restaurant?” and the answer is “Amanda’s on the Edge”, of course. Since opening the doors thirteen years ago, Amanda’s has created an envied reputation for fine, fresh Hunter produce and an uncomplicated menu, and is well frequented by Hunter locals. The picturesque position, situated in a comfortable country homestead right in the Windsor’s Edge Vineyard, adds to the ambience.

Dining at Amanda’s is like visiting friends for a relaxed meal, knowing the servings will be generous and the food will be of a consistent high quality…

Read more in Edition 64 of Hunter Lifestyle Magazine.

Pictured: Turkish Spoon Salad with Trout Fillet.