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Leaves & Fishes Lovedale Restaurant

) #2 of 10 Restaurants in Lovedale $$$$, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Seafood
737 Lovedale Road, Lovedale, Cessnock, New South Wales 2325, Australia
+61 2 4930 7400
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Australian, Seafood, Contemporary, Fusion, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
737 Lovedale Road, Lovedale, Cessnock, New South Wales 2325, Australia
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

On our first night in the hunter we were looking for dinner options nearby and found this place on yelp (I live in la and use this). We liked the look of this place but could find much about it but gave it a go...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food lives up to expectations! We came with a sleeping toddler and they were accommodating. Our toddler enjoyed the fish & chips as well as feeding the fishes. Complimentary pumpkin bisque was a nice touch. The view of the lake/dam and the ambience was relaxing...More

Thank oinkiess
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely lunch of fish and chips Complimentary pumpkin soup was very tasty. Friendly attentive service Interesting deck over large dam full of silver perch. Loved the Indian/Indonesian furniture, decor and unique glassware and cutlery. Will return

Thank cathalice123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome service, awesome meals!! This restaurant is on point with every aspect, ambience, service and quality meals. Couldnt fault anything

Thank Tomo253
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I have visited the Hunter Valley for a weekend out of Sydney. We managed to make a booking to the restaurant and were hard pressed to make our selections. We had the szechuan chicken wings to start, which was a generous portion...More

Thank Integrated Abse... S
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Had our daughters wedding & reception there the outdoor setting was fantastic the canapes & food were delicious & the service was great would highly recommend

Thank Keith A
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Went here for my partners birthday, She had been waiting to go here for quite some time, The staff welcomed us and were great throughout our visit. It was a bit wet this day but the over the water deck dining experience was very nice...More

Thank Foggo123
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

The food was delicious and the service was attentive and friendly. Every meal was well cooked and everyone in our table was happy with their meals. The menu was quite Asian influenced and they use lots of home made pickles which I loved personally. Great...More

Thank Matthew K
Reviewed 6 March 2017

This is a definite must. Restaurant staff are all excellent, polite and friendly. Atmosphere is just awesome and the food is always amazing. I have been here 6 times and it is my favourite restaurant in the Hunter Valley. Children can feed the goldfish from...More

Thank Mary C
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We visited Leaves & Fishes on the back of a recommendation from the local Burncroft Guesthouse. Three adults and 1 baby made the short trip for lunch and simply loved the experience. We first spotted the sign for Leaves & Fishes earlier in the day...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
Australian, Seafood, Contemporary, Fusion, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 737 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 7400
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Leaves & Fishes Lovedale Restaurant offers fresh, smart and simple dining to its guests within its inviting boathouse atmosphere perched over the water with views of the Brokenback ranges. A range of Asian-fusion and Australian meals are complimented by a Hunter-focused wine list to reward guests with a great Hunter dining experience. With more than 10 years experience, Leaves & Fishes Lovedale Restaurant is a favourite with locals and tourists alike - a must-see!