The Food

Peden’s Restaurant – the locals favourite
Hunter Valley Restaurant!

I’ll let you in on a local secret, when it comes to Hunter Valley Restaurants; the locals choose to dine with us at Peden’s Restaurant. We’re very proud of this as it says a lot about not only the delicious food we serve at our restaurant, but also the friendly service and family atmosphere we provide.

Next time you’re in the Hunter Valley, look up Peden’s Restaurant enjoy something from our large menu – you’re bound to find one or more dishes you’ll love! Our extensive restaurant menu can be found below.

Lunch & Dinner Menu


Garlic Focaccia Bread – Toasted w Garlic Butter 6
Cheesy Bacon Focaccia Bread - Toasted w Grilled Mozzarella Cheese & Bacon 7
Chilli Cheese Focaccia Bread - Garlic Butter & Grilled Mozzarella Cheese Drizzled w Sweet Chilli 7
Bruschetta - Cherry Tomato, Basil, Onion & White Balsamic on Toasted Sourdough Drizzled w Caramelised Balsamic 8
Garlic & Herb Pizza Bread - House-made Pizza Base smothered in Garlic & Herb Oil with Mozzarella Cheese 8

Entrees / Appertisers

Peking Duck Spring Rolls – w Spicy Plum Sauce 10
Salt & Pepper Squid – Mixed in our Own Spice Blend Served w Aioli & A Lemon Wedge 10
Mixed Entree – Spring Rolls, Prawn Twisters, Prawn Stars, Samosas w Asian Vinaigrette Sauce 10

Pasta – All Served with Tagliatelle

Boscaiola – Button Mushrooms, Diced Bacon, Crushed Garlic in a Creamy White Wine Sauce. 16
+ Add Chicken 3.5
Honey Mustard Chicken - Chicken in a Creamy Honey Mustard Sauce w Sweet Potato 18
Seafood Pasta - Garlic Prawns, Squid, Spanish Onion, Chorizo, Fresh Chilli, & Rocket in a Light Butter Sauce Finished with Fresh Lemon 19
Vegetarian Al Pesto – Sweet Potato, Spanish Onion & Roasted Capsicum in a Creamy Pesto Sauce w Parmesan Chesse 17

Pizzas – All of our Pizza Bases are Made In-House

Cessnock – Classic Ham & Pineapple on a Tomato Base 16.5
Bellbird – Ham, Sliced Pepperoni, Chicken, Diced Bacon & Beef on a BBQ base 16.5
Kearsley – Ham, Pepperoni, Onion, Capsicum, Mushroom, Olives & Pineapple on a Tomato Base 16.5
Abermain – Roast Potato, Baby Spinach, Onion, Chicken w Sweet Chilli & Sour Cream Swirl on a Tomato Base 16.5
Pelton – Marinated Chicken BBQ fillets w Crispy Bacon, Sun Dried Tomatoes, Capsicum & Caramelised onions on a BBQ Base 16.5
Kitchner – Pumpkin, Baby Spinach, Sundried Tomatoes, Mushroom & Onion Topped w Sour Cream on a Tomato Base 16.5
+ Add Prawns 4
+ Add Chicken 3.5

Gourmet Burgers – All Served with our Famous Beer Battered Chips on a Toasted Roll

Gourmet Beef Burger – Beef Pattie, Bacon Rasher, Egg, Cheese, Tomato, Beetroot, Lettuce & BBQ Sauce 14.5
Steak Burger – Tender Scotch Fillet, Tomato & Mixed Lettuce w Aioli & Caramelised Onion 15.5
Chicken Schnitzel Burger – Crumbed Chicken Schnitzel w Lettuce, Sliced Tomato, Cheese & Peden’s Own BOSS Sauce 14

Light Meals – All Light Meals Served with Beer Battered Chips & Salad

Fish & Chips – Crispy Beer Battered Fish Fillets w Tartare Sauce 15.5
Salt & Pepper Squid- Tender Squid Coated in Our Own Secret Spice Blend Served w Aioli 15.5
Beef Lasagne – Layers of Bolognaise, Cheese, Bechamel & Rich Tomato Sauce 17
Creamy Garlic Prawns
- 6 Marinated Garlic Prawns Served on Steamed Jasmine Rice
- 10 Marinated Garlic Prawns Served on Steamed Jasmine Rice
Stuffed Mushrooms – Roasted Mushrooms Stuffed w Semi-Dried Tomato, Spanish Onion, Pinenuts, Feta & Herbs 13
Beef Nachos – Mild Spicy Beef Salsa Mix w Corn Chips, Mozzarella Cheese, Sweet Chilli & Sour Cream (No Chips & Salad) 15
Roast Lamb – Thick Slices of Roast Lamb Served w Mixed Vegetables & Gravy 17


Goat’s Cheese & Sweet Potato Salad – Cashews, Sweet Potato, Goat’s Cheese, Roast Capsicum & Mixed Lettuce Drizzled w Balsamic Dressing 14
Pork Belly Salad -Crispy Pork Belly, Capsicum, Onion, Cucumber & Mixed Lettuce Dressed w Chilli Lime Dressing 15
Thai Beef Salad – Crispy Noodles, Onion, Capsicum, Cucumber, Mixed Lettuce & Beef Tossed in a House-Made Thai Dressing 15
Caesar Salad – Crisp Baby Cos Lettuce, Bacon, Shaved Parmesan, Croutons, Egg & Our Famous Caesar Dressing 14
+ Add Chicken (5) 3.5
+ Add Salt and Pepper Squid (5) 4
+ Add Prawns (5) 4


Chicken Schnitzel -Fried until Golden Served w Chips & Salad or Mash & Vegetables 17
+ Add Salt & Pepper Squid 4
Crispy Twice Cooked Pork Belly – Apple Glazed w Cauliflower Puree & Buttered Broccolini 25
Chicken Filo – Stuffed w Smoked Cheddar & Prosciutto Topped in a Creamy Garlic Sauce Served w Chat Potatoes & Vegetables 25
Crumbed Lamb Cutlets – w Creamy Mashed Potato, Buttered Greens & Mint Gravy
- 2 Cutlets 21
- 3 Cutlets 27
500gr Rump – Cooked to your liking on the Char-Grill & served w Chips & Salad or Mash & Vegetables 26
Atlantic Salmon – Crispy Skin Salmon Served on a Salad of Baby Spinach & Israeli Cous Cous Topped w Hollandaise Sauce 24
300gm Scotch Fillet – Served on w Smashed Peas & Oven Roasted Cherry Tomatoes w Creamy Mash 25

Sauces and Toppers

Gravy 2
Mushroom, Pepper, Dianne 2.50
Creamy Garlic 3
Parmigiana 4
Creamy Garlic Prawn Sauce 5
Reef & Beef Sauce - Prawn & Squid Creamy Tomato Sauce 5


Creamy Mash Potato 3
Steamed Vegetables in Butter 5
Beer Battered Chips & Garlic Aioli 6
Wedges w Sweet Chilli & Sour Cream 8
Mixed Garden Salad 5
Add Chicken 5 Pieces 3.5
Add Prawns 5 Pieces 4
Add Salt & Pepper Squid 5 Pieces 4


Chicken Nuggets, Chips, & Sauce 8
Crumbed Calamari, Chips & Sauce 8
8″ Ham & Pineapple Pizza 8
Bolognaise Fettucine 8

Latest Blog

New Menu Items for this weekend

Peden’s Hotel is launching a few new dishes this weekend in our family restaurant. A sure to be popular meal will be our new Pork Strip loin served on a bed of spicy kumera mash with buttered greens and finished with a honey soy sauce. One of our recent additions is our top selling 200...

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