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Lillino

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136 Talga Rd, Rothbury, Cessnock, New South Wales 2320, Australia
+61 2 4930 7799
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Thu - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
Thu - Mon 18:00 - 21:00
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Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great tradition Italian food. Fantastic service. with a lovely view and sunset with reasonable prices. Defenatly going back next time we are in the Hunter Valley

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thank you for a great night Luigi. Your food and hospitality were amazing. You treated us like old family friends and so it felt like we were eating at home, although the food was much better than home. We loved the fresh pastas. The gnocchi were fantastic, so fluffy and light. See you again.

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Thank Sam R
Tamworth
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a dinners delight. Beautiful views an food. There was no long waiting times for meals. Staff were very friendly. Highly recommend it as a place dine

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Thank 440jeffo
Port Macquarie, Australia
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a small group dinner for my bridal shower and throughly enjoyed it. 5 of us had the suckling pig and 2 had the chicken dish. Everyone enjoyed there meals, great portion sizes and beautiful scenery. Highly recommended for a special occasion.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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117 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Luigi, the owner of the restaurant and the St Clement vineyard hails from Sardinia where I have lived for just over a year of my life so I knew in advance that I would appreciate his food and his wine. Set on a hillside the architect designed restaurant is ultra modern and at first site,as you drive up the hill... More 

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Thank smithfastjet
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and the view over the valley is to die for.. bit out of the way if your going to drink and drive but well worth the visit

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Thank MARK Q
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had such a great meal, the handmade ravioli was amazing, as was the osso bucco. Both the winery's 2013 BNG and the 2006 semillon were brilliant wines. Thank you Luigi and Jared for such lovely service, we will be back next trip to the Hunter!

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Thank Jocelintee
Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love Lillino's for an authentic Italian fix! Luigi is always super hospitable, the food is fantastic and the atmosphere very relaxing. Great for a fuss-free and delicious dinner!

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Thank minborgersen
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The views were amazing. The pizza was delicious (we had the Verde and Trentina). The decor was pleasing. And the dogs were so cute!

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Sydney, Australia
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285 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our friends living in Bellbird, took us to this restaurant during a recent stay. They have eaten here before and highly recommended a visit. We were not disappointed. A selection of main courses were ordered by the seven of us and all were stated by each diner to be excellent. My choice was “Luigi’s Linguine” - Linguine tossed in a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 14 - US$ 29
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Monday
18:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 136 Talga Rd, Rothbury, Cessnock, New South Wales 2320, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Cessnock  >  Rothbury
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4930 7799
Description
Located in the Lovedale area. St Clements Estate is extremely private and offers an extensive range of wines all produced from our estate. We are also excited to have opened the doors to Lillino's Italian/Pizza restaurant in June 2011.We welcome you to the most authentic and best Italian restaurant in the Hunter Valley Region. Offering some of the finest cuisine with one of the best views in the Hunter.Come on in today, sit back, relax and let us introduce you to a culinary journey without comparison. Grilled Sardinian pecorino drizzled with honey, Spaghetti with sea urchin and homemade Mussel Bottarga, Kurunjones, succulent Suckling Pig, salted crust Burramundi, steam mussels and a variety of other dishes from our ever changing menu. OPENING HOURS:We are open for Lunch from Thursday to Monday from 12pm - 3pm(No pizza's on Thursday lunch)Dinner from 6pm to late Thursday to Monday(closed on Tuesday and Wednesdays)

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