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Restaurant Reviews

Linguini of wild mushrooms with poached egg

This delicious recipe was developed by Margan Restaurant to celebrate A Little Bit of Italy in Broke. Enjoy with a savoury, medium bodied red wine! Ingredients (serves 4) 400g Fresh Linguini 200g Swiss brown mushrooms, sliced 50g Dried Porcini (soaked as per instructions) 5 Eshallots, sliced 2 Cloves of garlic, minced 25g Butter 1 tsp Each […]

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A Little Bit of Italy, April 8th-10th

Get your hands dirty! Kick the weekend off with an Italian inspired cooking school and garden tour. Afterwards, enjoy the fruits of your labour with a delicious lunch matched with Margan wine. Friday 10am, bookings essential. Relax in the Piazza with live Italian music, people watching and casual al fresco fare in the stunning Margan […]

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Christmas Celebrations at Margan

Plan your festive season celebrations with our Events Coordinator for an amazing food and wine experience in our award winning restaurant or corporate function in our stunning private barrel room. November & December – Thursday through to Sunday dates still available. Tailor made packages for any corporate celebration Margan award winning food and wine. Christmas Packages Fill […]

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Margan Tastes Success at Savour Awards

Margan Restaurant has won Best Restaurant in a Winery category in the New South Wales Savour Australia™ Restaurant & Catering HOSTPLUS Awards for Excellence 2015. “A deserving win for Chef Michael Robinson, Manager Melinda Beswick and our dedicated team who put heart and soul into everything we do at Margan . Thank you” – Lisa Margan […]

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A VegeTARAian dining experience

DINNER AT MARGAN, HUNTER VALLEY 8 July, 2015 By Tara Mathews On a winter getaway to the Hunter Valley with some gal pals last month, one of the things we made sure to fit in was a fancy meal. After throwing around a few ideas we all agreed on dinner at Margan Restaurant in Broke as […]

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Wine country lures city folk

Newcastle Herald By SAM McKEITH June 9, 2015, 6:30 p.m. …Down the road near the town of Broke, at the 100-hectare Margan Wines and Restaurant, owner Lisa Margan stresses sustainability and home-grown produce. “We were the first in the Hunter to do a kitchen garden and we’ve got one of the largest ones anywhere,” said Margan, […]

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Eat, drink and be merry at the Hunter Valley Food and Wine Festival

The Daily Telegraph – May 18, 2015 By Roderick Eime PAT Hansson strains at the stalk of the curious plant, but the stubborn tuber won’t yield. She stabs at the earth around the base a few more times and with a final, triumphant yank the prize is revealed. “What the deuce is that?” I ask, […]

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Carla Grossetti writes about the Margan 100 Metre Meal

The Original 100-Metre Meal @ Margan Restaurant The Hunter Valley’s ascension to culinary stardom was cemented with the arrival of Margan 10 years ago. While wine was at the forefront of Andrew and Lisa Margan’s early form in the region – they have been making wine in the district for about two decades – the […]

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Our White Label Lunch in The Herald

Vintage Talk in Superb Setting -Jim Keller Newcastle Herald, May, 2015 THERE is something to be said for a lunch where the main topic of conversation is wine. The 10th annual Margan’s White Label Lunch in the winery’s barrel room is such an event. The event is so popular (sold out at $135 per head) […]

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Liz Love reviews Margan Restaurant

RESTAURANT REVIEW: Margan Restaurant By LIZ LOVE Jan. 23, 2015, 9:30 p.m. SINCE the recent good rains, the Broke-Fordwich sub-region of the Hunter Valley is revelling in a new, green lease of life. Healthy cattle and sheep graze on lush pastures, dams are refreshed and vines are putting on a flush of growth in preparation […]

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Margan Recipe on The Bread & Butter Chef

Carrot, date and pistachio cake By : Kylie | September 7, 2014 | Category : Cake, Celebration, Dessert Ingredients 125 g self raising flour 1/2 teaspoon powdered ginger ½ teaspoon of mixed spice 1/2 cup brown sugar, firmly packed 2/3 cup light olive oil 2 free range eggs 2 cups grated carrot 1/2 cup chopped dates ½ cup chopped pistachio nuts Method Preheat […]

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Margan Recipe at Australian Women Online

Carpaccio of Kingfish with Picalilli, Capers and White Balsamic Dressing September 2, 2014 by Australian Women Online This free recipe is by Head Chef Michael Robinson of Margan Restaurant based in the beautiful Broke Fordwich wine sub-region of the Hunter Valley in New South Wales. Known as ‘the tranquil side of the Hunter Valley’, the region offers an […]

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Acclaimed agri-dining at its best

Elle Living Magazine August 2014 – Stacey Anne Rodrigues If there’s one thing we appreciate about heading out to the country, it’s that you can easily find out precisely where your food came from, like the 100m meal at Margan Restaurant & Winery. It’s been called “acclaimed agri-dining at its best”, as the kitchen acquires […]

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Cooking Workshop & Garden Tour review

Lovely review from Misty Valley Farm… In between pruning, fixing netting and building a mega new veggie patch, we occasionally get some time off! Recently, we managed to take a Friday out to visit Margan Estate in Broke. We went for a cooking workshop and lunch hosted by chef Michael Robinson, but the highlight was touring the […]

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Margan Restaurant and Wines – Not To Be Missed

Sydney, Kids, Food and Travel – MARCH 12, 2014 By Seana Smith Visit Margan Restaurant and Wines – Not To Be Missed! You really must visit Margan Wines and try the restaurant too. It’s a very special place. There’s a working farm which produces most of the food cooked in the kitchen. The menu is based […]

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