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Tatler Tapas Cafe

) #6 of 11 Restaurants in Lovedale ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
477 Lovedale Rd, Lovedale, Cessnock, New South Wales 2325, Australia
+61 2 4930 9139
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“lunch” (36 reviews)
“tapas” (24 reviews)
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Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
477 Lovedale Rd, Lovedale, Cessnock, New South Wales 2325, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited for a weekday lunch and we were so impressed I will be returning with my husband. The selection of tapas was amazing! All of the produce was so fresh and the flavour combinations were stunning! We were greeted so warmly and the service...More

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had the most wonderful lunch today at tatlers. The tapas were all delicious. My favourites were the chorizo sausage rolls and the garlic, chilli prawns. My phone went flat so no photos unfortunately!!! The atmosphere was fantastic and the grounds are so relaxing making me...More

Thank Frostyfood
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was amazing , great variety of Spanish tapas . location stunning , in the gorgeous hunter valley. staff fantastic , great service

Thank DavidLuc1985
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After reading recent reviews we were cautious but having been a regular enjoying their tapas we hoped it was a once off. On arrival I confirmed the chef is new. Sadly the meatballs were bland and the sauce unsavoury. The pork skewers were tough. The...More

1  Thank Warren S
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Bring back the old chef! Dinner was disappointing and not recommended. One of our favourite restaurants too, a bit sad.More

Thank hopkinsemma
Tatler W, Owner at Tatler Tapas Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

In response to your review...its disappointing to read as I personally checked on every table last weekend on both evenings and cannot place anyone who was disappointed with their meals... Such a shame you felt disappointed and didnt say so at the time you dined...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Was at tatlers for a private party Wonderful tapas ....paella was amazing ....also recommend the goat cheese tarts ...staff were excellent..definitely want to eat there again...highly recommended ...well done !!

Thank mel16771
Tatler W, Owner at Tatler Tapas Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Mel, So glad you enjoyed your function at Tatlers and we look forward to you visiting us again :)

Reviewed 27 June 2017

We had 4 friends visiting for the weekend and our first thought for lunch was Tatlers. We have eaten here numerous times before and found the food to be delightful and the service excellent. Not so this time I am sad to say. It appears...More

Thank marilynp124
Tatler W, Owner at Tatler Tapas Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Marilyn, Thanks for taking the time to write a review...although to be fair I must advise that some of your comments are somewhat harsh and simply incorrect...The potato dish you claim was frozen and just warmed up..no I can assure you all dishes including...More

Reviewed 15 June 2017

My sister and I were recommended to go to Tatler's today for lunch by a staff member at Hunter Valley Gardens (which is gorgeous by the way). So we arrived at 1.45 unsure if they'd still be serving. We had wanted to eat at a...More

Thank joeyGoldCoast
Tatler W, Owner at Tatler Tapas Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Awesome review Joey..thanks so much for taking the time to write such a detailed review and for appreciating what we do here ...Hope to see you again on your next visit to the Hunter ! cheers :)

Reviewed 4 June 2017

19 of us gave them 2 hours notice and they absolutely delivered! They also handled a big 60th birthday party at the same time. The food was great and the service impeccable! The chef even came and said hello!

Thank kathm181
Tatler W, Owner at Tatler Tapas Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Kat, We were glad we could accommodate your group at such short notice and that you all enjoyed your experience :)

Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

We researched all the cafes and restaurants open on Wednesday. From the rather limited list we particularly drooled over the seafood tapas. We were surrounded by eateries where we were staying, but chose to drive to Lovedale for lunch. We were impressed with the country...More

Thank 26NearlyNomads26
Tatler W, Owner at Tatler Tapas Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2017

Thankyou for taking the time to write your review. Apologies that our seafood delivery had not arrived in time..but as we are closed on Mondays and Tuesdays we want our seafood to be delivered fresh for Wednesday, which Im sure all our customers can appreciate...unfortunately...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 22
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, View, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 477 Lovedale Rd, Lovedale, Cessnock, New South Wales 2325, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Cessnock  >  Lovedale
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4930 9139
  • E-mail
Tatlers offers a unique dining setting on the beautiful Tatlers Estate overlooking the vines. Tatlers is open for lunch Wednesday to Sunday and dinner on Friday and Saturday nights as well as breakfast on the weekends.

A casual share plate tapas dining experience focusing on wonderful Spanish flavours. Indoor and outdoor dining-great for a couple or a group. Group banquet menus available for groups of 8 or more.

Tatlers also offers a extensive Hunter wine list with a great selection of Tatlers own wines by the glass and beers on tap.
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