Peppers Convent, Hunter Valley
One of the best things about Peppers Convent is the number of dining options available to you both on and offsite, ranging from vast gourmet dinners to private and intimate meal settings. Kick-‐start your day with a hearty country breakfast in our elegant Restaurant Eighty Eight. Throughout the day, casual dining is also available in the Guest Lounge or in the Wisteria Garden for Devonshire Tea or High Tea. Room service from Circa 1876 is also available from midday until late.
Only a short stroll down the famous tree lined driveway, Circa 1876 is the Hunter Valley's most iconic restaurant, located in an 1876 historic cottage on the picturesque grounds of Pepper Tree Estate. Our Executive Chef George Francisco, has developed a truly gastronomic menu based on seasonal produce grown in the expansive 3-acre, organic kitchen garden on site, as well as sourcing the finest local produce.
Experience the eclectic charm of the Taittinger Lounge with open fire, stylish Vineyard or enjoy a meal in private or main dining rooms. Circa 1876 additionally showcases the greatest in Hunter Valley wines featured heavily in our award winning wine list.
Circa 1876 is open daily from 12pm until late. Reservations are recommended and we would be happy to arrange for you.
7 days from 12pm - 3pm
Every night from 6.30pm
Restaurant Eighty Eight
Overlooking the Wisteria Garden at Peppers Convent, Restaurant Eighty Eight is less formal than Circa 1876, Eighty Eight offers a relaxed setting and a nurturing, comfort-foods menu. With an emphasis on integrity of ingredient and nourishment, all items on this menu are ethically sourced. They are organically grown on the property, gathered or acquired locally or sustainably farmed. These ingredients have been nurtured by nature, prepared with respect and cooked with love. The meal that you eat is the culmination of every step in this important process, imbued with goodness. There is also a heavy focus on being able to cater to all dietary preferences.
High Tea (Mon-Sun)
8am - 10am
12.00pm - 3pm
12.00pm - 3pm
6.30pm - 9pm
Treat yourself to a luxurious afternoon of High Tea, the way it's meant to be. Settle yourself amongst the stunning surrounds of the Peppers Convent Lounge, Dining Room, or Wisteria Garden - where you will be treated to a decadent High Tea experience.
Enjoy a selection of premium teas, coffees and a delicious array of both savoury and sweet treats to tempt everyone.
Traditional High Tea: $42 per person
London High Tea: $56 per person (includes a glass of Peacock Hill Sparkling)
Paris High Tea: $64 per person (includes a glass of Champagne Taittinger Brut Reserve)
Credit Card details are required to secure all bookings. There will be no charge unless of cancellations within 24 hours of the reservation or in the event of a no-show, a $20 per person fee will apply. Any cancellations outside of 24 hours do not incur any penalty.