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Meet the Chef

Troy began his career in Newcastle, working for a family owned Italian Restaurant. He then moved to the Hunter Valley to work for Robert’s Restaurant. Troy was awarded the 2005 Brett Graham Scholarship, granting him a trip and work experience at The Ledbury in the UK. 2009 saw the opening of Muse Restaurant. Troy has a dedicated love and attention for running a restaurant that delivers a complete dining experience through a passionate, professional team that are proud to champion local produce.

Restaurant menu

Chef’s recommendations Troy Rhoades-Brown

Average price $145 Special request

Scores & Reviews

Excellent
9.2/10
based on 744 reviews
Only customers who have dined at the restaurant after booking on TheFork can leave a review.
Food :9.1/10
Service :9.3/10
Setting :9.1/10
  1. Mark M.
    • 4 reviews
    10/10

    Amazing food and atmosphere, we love this place, our third visit and every time has been amazing. A special thank you to Troy for dropping us home.

  2. Emily C.
    • one review
    10/10

    What a beautiful restaurant! Food, wine and service was all exceptional! A huge thanks to the whole team for really looking after us making our anniversary dinner so memorable and special!

  3. Kotomi H.
    • 2 reviews
    10/10

    The tastes of their dishes are just heavenly!

  4. Kirsty G.
    • one review
    10/10

    Muse has excellent reviews from a very reputable magazine. The restaurant exceeded my expectations on all levels. The welcome, ambience, service, food and even matching wines (for the 2 of our party that had them) were excellent. The service was warm and friendly and highly professional. All staff were highly knowledgeable about the food being served. A really wonderful night. Thank you Muse.

  5. Kathy W.
    • one review
    10/10

    Went to Muse for my wedding anniversary. The meal and service were fantastic. Couldn't have asked for better. Thankyouso much Muse, we will be back.

  6. A A.
    • 274 reviews
    10/10

    Amazing Meal. Staff friendly and helpful

  7. Sarah L.
    • one review
    9.75/10

    Another amazing experience thanks muse

  8. Kim P.
    • one review
    8.5/10

    Love the Muse Coconut dessert!

  9. Bridget S.
    • one review
    9.75/10

    Amazing dinner.

  10. A A.
    • 287 reviews
    9.5/10

    We thought the food and the presentation was exceptional, however I ordered the king fish for 2nd course and instead of receiving that the waiter arrived with a plate with ocean trout on it and said, we have run out of kingfish so this is the ocean trout . I was alittle taken back as I wouldn’t have ordered that and would have expected to be given a choice.

  11. Paul A.
    • 2 reviews
    10/10

    The service was excellent.

  12. Julie S.
    • one review
    10/10

    Fabulous food and ambience

  13. A A.
    • 257 reviews
    9.75/10

    Everything (food, drinks, service) was fantastic and the price was reasonable for this type of restaurant. Would highly recommend to anyone visiting the Hunter Valley.

  14. Jacqueline W.
    • one review
    10/10

    Very impressed, this was an overall world class experience!

  15. Amanda D.
    • one review
    10/10

    Absolutely an amazing experience we will definitely recommend and go back

  16. A A.
    • 254 reviews
    10/10

    Excellent service and food but it was just a little slow at one point between two of the courses. We will however return.

  17. Winnie C.
    • 3 reviews
    9/10

    Always lovely food and deasert

  18. A A.
    • 266 reviews
    9/10

    Sometimes the food takes too long to come,

  19. A A.
    • 251 reviews
    7.5/10

    The hoegarden beers and mussels provencale are great!

  20. Trent S.
    • one review
    10/10

    The whole MUSE experience was outstanding start to finish. Highly recommend.

More information

How to get to the restaurant

Hungerford Hill Wines / 1 Broke Road, 2320, Pokolbin, Australia

Directions to get there

Hunter Valley

About the restaurant

It's not about dinner - it's about dining.

In 2009, Megan and Troy Rhoades-Brown opened Muse Restaurant with the aim of establishing themselves as one of Australia's finest regional restaurants - and they've succeeded. This restaurant in the beautiful Hunter region is a spectacular eatery that prides itself in providing superior Modern-Australian cuisine in a world class setting. The dining room with its towering glass ceilings and gleaming central kitchen, made cosy with the crackle of an open fire is a true spectacle and the ultra rich menu is belt-tighteningly good.

Best Dish: Muse Coconut

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