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 4
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 20
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
Kitchener – Pumpkin, Baby Spinach, Sundried Tomatoes, Mushroom & Onion Topped w Sour Cream on a Tomato Base 16.5
+ Add Prawns 5
+ Add Chicken 4

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 16
Salt & Pepper Squid- Tender Squid Coated in Our Own Secret Spice Blend Served w Aioli 16
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
Cannelloni - Spinach & Ricotta Cannelloni Served w Chips and Salad 16


Goat’s Cheese & Sweet Potato Salad – Cashews, Sweet Potato, Goat’s Cheese, Roast Capsicum & Mixed Lettuce Drizzled w Balsamic Dressing 14
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) 4
+ Add Salt and Pepper Squid (5) 4
+ Add Prawns (5) 5


Chicken Schnitzel – Fried until Golden Served w Chips & Salad or Mash & Vegetables 17
+ Add Salt & Pepper Squid 4
Pork Striploin - 300gm Pork Striploin Served on a bed of Spicy Kumara Mash, Buttered Greens & finished w Sticky Honey Soy Sauce  25
Chicken Filo – Stuffed w Smoked Cheddar & Prosciutto Topped in a Creamy Garlic Sauce Served w Chat Potatoes & Vegetables 25
Parmesan Crusted Lamb Cutlets – w Creamy Mashed Potato, Buttered Greens & Mint Gravy                                                                                                                         
- 2 Cutlets 22
- 3 Cutlets 27
500gr Rump – Cooked to your liking on the char-grill. Served w Broccolini & Housemade Creamy Garlic Potato Bake 26
Atlantic Salmon – Crispy Skin Salmon Served on a Salad of Baby Spinach & Israeli Cous Cous Topped w Hollandaise Sauce 24
300gm Scotch Fillet – Cooked to your liking on the char-grill. Served w Broccolini & Housemade Creamy Garlic Potato Bake 28
 200gm Rump Steak - Cooked to your liking on the char-grill. Topped w Prawns (5) in a Creamy Garlic Sauce served w Chips & Salad  23

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 6


Creamy Mash Potato 3
Steamed Vegetables in Butter 5
Beer Battered Chips & Garlic Aioli 7
Wedges w Sweet Chilli & Sour Cream 8
Mixed Garden Salad 5
Add Chicken 5 Pieces 4
Add Prawns 5 Pieces 5
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

Melbourne Cup 2014 is going to be BIG at Peden’s!!!

Melbourne Cup 2014 is going to be BIG at Peden’s!!!

Melbourne Cup 2014 This year we have TWO Super Options: 1. Settle in the Restaurant 3 Course Meal Alternate Drop $49 2. Liven Up in the Marquee We are setting up a Marquee outside. Music, Bar & Food $90 Both options limited to the first 100 tickets. Then after the races, Montezuma playing in the front...

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We have the fantastic Dirty Dicks Show on Thursday October 30. Tickets are $55 and on sale now at the restaurant. This is a great fun Knight of fun and laughs, an interactive time with a 3 Course Meal and a couple of hours of laughs. Any enquiries, just ask here at ...

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Phone: (02) 4990 1014

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