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Bistro Molines
French
  • 749 Mount View Rd,
    Mount View, NSW
  • (02) 4990 9553,
    www.bistromolines.com.au
  • Lunch Thu-Mon noon-3pm;

    Dinner Fri-Sat 7pm-9pm

     

Bistro Molines
-32.845029,151.293963

There's so much to love about this Hunter Valley favourite: the spectacular views of the vine-clad valley, the charm of the French provincial décor, and the friendly floor staff who offer a specific dose of hospitality that you just don't get in the city. Then there's the hearty, European-inspired food that's a real crowd-pleaser. In short, this is one top-notch country restaurant that spoils you from start to finish. Rich flavours combine for maximum impact in a creamy cassolette of veal sweetbreads, mushroom and tarragon. A civet of rabbit is braised in a Dijon mustard and green-olive sauce for a memorable main course, the meat falling from the bone, a side of super-creamy pommes mousseline adding to the decadence. Finally, a passionfruit parfait with lychees, coconut snow and lime crisp tops off a satisfying meal. The letters above the exit say it all: Amour - this is an affair to remember.


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At a glance

  • Wine:
  • One glass
  • Price:
  • E $25-$29

    M $41-$43

    D $18

  • Feature:
  • Licensed
    Vegetarian
    Wheelchair Access
    Outdoor dining
    Impressive Wine List
  • Cards:
  • American Express
    Eftpos
    MasterCard
    Visa
  • Bookings:
  • Bookings essential
  • Chef:
  • Robert Molines

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