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Tatler Taps Cafe

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477 Lovedale Rd | 477 Lovedale road, Lovedale, Cessnock, New South Wales 2325, Australia
+61 2 4930 9139
08:00 - 15:00
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Brisbane, Australia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

After visiting Hunter Valley 2 months ago we are back for more sensational food and wine! We have started with Tatler and wow what a taste sensation. We have the family on tow this time so our choices had to be a little kid friendly so we started with the bread and warm olives followed by the bad boy chips!... More 

Thank Katrina B
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165 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for a Saturday lunch with a group of friends. We sat outside which is really nice and overlooks a pond and vineyards. We were all impressed with the tapas the meatballs were great, goat cheese tarts where nice, chorizo sausage rolls with chutney were excellent. But the favorite were the fat boy chips with aoili. We also ordered... More 

Thank Lasty
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84 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for lunch and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The food was well prepared and absolutely delicious. The staff were friendly and accommodating. The chef Katy came out for a chat and even gave us an extra serving of chips on the house. How good is that!!! Well worth a visit.

Thank Eric T
Sydney, Australia
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77 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here for lunch before doing some wine tasting. We had crusty bread with olive oil & hot seasoned mixed olives (we ordered this for the bread to dip in the oil of the garlic prawns as that dish didn't come with bread, We also had a half serve of chilli garlic prawns (6 in all and most weren't... More 

Thank Julie R
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We visited with our 3 kids (under 8 years old). The food was delicious, especially the beetroot tart and "chocolate nemesis cake". Yum! The staff were very friendly and accommodating. Highly recommended. Looking forward to our next visit already.

Thank NAG4
Newcastle, Australia
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33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

The food at Tatler is really something special - fresh, tasty and beautifully prepared. There's a nice friendly, casual atmosphere and I felt very comfortable there as a solo diner. This is a restaurant with real personality. The waitstaff are lovely young people and the chef, Katy, came to each table to chat with guests which was a lovely touch.... More 

Thank Claire W
Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

I had been here before and enjoyed on a sunny day today was cold and miserable we were inside and a breeze blowing through the place. Mentioned it to the staff they were so accomodating in fixing the issue. Enjoyed the food from the soup to the range of tapas dishes. Had a chat with kitchen staff they were happy... More 

Thank Mark B
Beaumont Hills
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141 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Tatler's Tapas cafe is located on Lovedale Road, not far from the Crowne Plaza Hotel. The cafe is quaint in style and next to the winery. We were invited to a private function of 60 people, and one would expect the run of the mill food. Not so, my expectations were happily well and truly exceeded. Each dish made especially... More 

Thank 2013Johanna
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Great setting, good food and wine! Not incredibly large servings, but went away satisfied... Good variety of food/ wine/ beers etc. Served by a young bloke who looked after us well. Would go back ;)

Thank Tim E
Millfield, Australia
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

A first visit to Tatlers was somewhat disappointing. While the tapas were good, the ambience was not to a similar standard. Due to concrete floors and unfurnished walls, the noise factor was overpowering. In fact, so much so, that we had difficulty holding a conversation even on the small table. Some sound absorbing coverings on the floor would definitely help.

Thank gjen2005

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Australian, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 477 Lovedale Rd | 477 Lovedale road, Lovedale, Cessnock, New South Wales 2325, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Cessnock  >  Lovedale
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4930 9139

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?