Kirsten's Guide to Mudgee

Discover Mudgee

Mudgee is rich in unique offerings with a lack of bustling crowds. Mudgee oozes country charm with a city’s worth of things to do.

You will find Mudgee 268km North West of Sydney, just over the Blue Mountains and nestled in the hills. Mudgee is surrounded by the picturesque towns of Gulgong, Lue, Hill End, Rylstone and Kandos.

The Mudgee wine region is home to some of the best wineries in Australia. Boasting 35+ boutique cellar doors, which offer traveller’s wine tasting experiences from beginners to experts.

But it’s not all about the wine. Mudgee is passionate about food, celebrating award winning restaurants and exquisite local produce.

The town is filled with glorious coffee shops, breweries, distilleries, country pubs, street line boutique shops for your wardrobe or home, a passionate community offering unique experiences and a vibrant art scene all surrounded by an enormous variety of outdoor adventures.

There’s lots to love about this beautiful town nestled among the vineyards.

Mudgee Wineries

Robert Stein: A long driveway meanders through the vineyards to reach the cellar door. You will witness the seasonal display of the grapevine growing up close. Robert Stein is known for a wide range of quality wines to try including their flagship Rieslings. Not just about wine here, you can also explore a huge vintage motorcycle museum and eat at the award-winning Pipeclay Pump House Restaurant. Lowe Family Wine Co. Open 7 days this Cellar door finds its home in an enormous tin shed surrounded by the vineyards, fruit trees, large water dam, farm and gardens. A picturesque spot to sit and relax or to explore. Logan Wines: This cellar door is housed in an amazing architectural designed building perched neatly on top of a hill, to take full advantage of stunning views of the vineyard. Choose to be seated indoors or outdoors on the expansive deck for your wine tasting experience. Take spectacular photos worthy of socials. Pieter Van Gent Winery & Vineyard: This is one of Mudgee’s oldest cellar doors and famous for its white port. The cellar door is cool in temperature and is surrounded by enormous historic wood barrels which is terrific back drop for amazing photos. Bunnamagoo Estate: The cellar door is located at the top of a gentle hill of manicured lawns and has beautiful floor-to-ceiling windows delivering 180-degree views across the vineyard. Choose from indoor or outdoor seating as you experience the wine tasting journey.
Mudgee Wineries
Mudgee Wineries to Eat at

Wineries to Eat at

The Zin House: located on Lowe Family Wine co. homed in a modern farmhouse restaurant which takes in sweeping views of the vineyards and farmlands. With a delectable menu of wine and degustation menu. Open Weekends for lunch and dinner and also an incredible Monday long lunch. Pipeclay Pump House: located on Robert Stein Winery offering a mouthwatering seasonal paddock to plate degustation menu. Open Thursday to Sunday. Set amongst the vineyards looking out over the dam with outdoor sculptures dotting the sunset. Di Lusso Estate offers a selection of Italian grape varietal wine and a menu of traditional woodfire pizza for lunch from Thursday to Sunday. Our Chow Café is located on Burrundalla Wines and makes food with soul. You can choose to pair your lunch with a coffee, wine or an extensive cocktail list. These guys make some terrific desserts. We recommend their carrot cake. A great place to visit with the kids.

Best Mudgee Outdoor Adventures

The Drip: Popular walking track 30mins drive North of Mudgee Hands on the rock: Wiradjuri people stencils of hands on the rock Gold Panning: Gulgong Gold experience. Windamere Dam: Fishing & water sports.
Mudgee Train
Best Coffee in Mudgee

Best Coffee in Mudgee

The Artisan on Lewis St Mudgee Corner Store on Lewis St The Quick brown fox on Market St The Dancing Goat café on Church St
Mudgee Pubs

Mudgee Pubs & Nightlife

Roth’s Wine Bar on Market St Live music every Fri. & Sat. night from 8pm The Oriental Hotel on Lewis St. with a Gin tasting board & live entertainment Sat. nights Kelly’s Irish Pub Mudgee wine bottle shop & music Fri. & Sat. nights The Woolpack Hotel on Market St Pool tables & live music Fri. & Sat. nights Lawson Park Hotel on Lawson St cook your own steak, pool tables & music Fri. & Sat. nights
Mudgee Restaurants

Where to Eat in Mudgee

The Cade Kitchen & Bar we recommend the breakfast pizza. The Butchers Shop Café on Church St. we recommend the french toast Warakirri Café for bush tucker on Lions Dr The Oriental Pub has a great kids games room Lawson Park Hotel has an outdoor boat themed play area

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