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64 Majors Lane | 2320, Lovedale, Cessnock, New South Wales 2325, Australia
18:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 18:00 - 21:00
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Fun morning learning how to prepare Thai menu from scratch & range of delicious food at the end. Learnt alot about use of herbs & spices.

Thank Maria N
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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125 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Excellent food - if you love sharing platters this is definitely for you. However, we purchased smoked goods from the shop for an evening platter at our cabin so decided to try something else. The burger was incredibly moist and the chips were awesome. The pulled pork was lovely and the bbq sauce stunning - a large portion of everything.

Thank Julie D
Perth, Australia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Called in for lunch on a very wet Sunday. Friendly service though the food is the start. My husband, daughter and I enjoyed the lamb pie and the vegetable pasta. Huge servings. Recommended

Thank Jacquie T
Newcastle, Australia
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83 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2016

We spent mothers day here and after looking at their online menu it's not really something I would normally go to. The service we received was great and they were very attentive. The food although tasty wasn't plentiful. I ordered the salmon patties and I received 3 patties about 4cm in diameter and leafy salad which was basically fancy lettuce... More 

Thank aprad140303
Sydney NSW
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108 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2016

We booked this restaurant a few weeks ago, and when we arrived, we waited 10 mins before we were given a menu and another before water was put on our table. Another 40 mins before our food arrived. We had also ordered a child's meal, which came with a drink, so you think that he would have been given it... More 

1 Thank margw5
Debwah, Owner at Majors Lane, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. You did however forget to mention a few things. When 2 of you arrived for your booking for 6 people, you stated that there was only going to be 4 guests and that the other 2 were on their way. At no time did you provide us the courtesy of calling to modify your reservation.... More 

Sunbury, Australia
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191 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

We were travelling around the Hunter Valley and looking for a place to eat. Due to it being Thursday and in the low season (& bloody cold) many restaurants were closed, so we were delighted when we found Majors Lane Smokehouse Restsurant. There was plenty of parking available in a lovely vineyard setting and a lovely gift shop that sold... More 

1 Thank KazLoudspeaker
Shoalhaven, Australia
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79 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2015

After the read up & expectations from website & local reviews through other websites I was left feeling MEH ! . The gimmick of the kitchen smoking on premises & serving the products through dining experiences is nice but not at level I seemed to be expecting . As i said above if you arrive to be wowed then you... More 

1 Thank David K
Woy Woy, Australia
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 18 March 2015

I chose this restaurant for dinner last Saturday night after reading reviews and the Dinner Menu on the website. I thought a special place to celebrate my Dads 90th birthday and his first visit to the Hunter Valley. Unfortunately the menu that was presented to us was completely different and very limited. Only 3 main dishes apart from 2 share... More 

2 Thank Julie C
Newcastle, Australia
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2015

Majors Lane restaurant is set back from the road and offers an evening restaurant a la carte menu. During the day it opens as the Lovedale Smokehouse Cafe and serves mouth watering delicacies all smoked in house, as well as offering them in their deli - the smokehouse gourmet pantry. The range of charcuterie is extensive, includes smoked salmon, mussels... More 

Thank cwsnaps
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2015

We were a party of five, including an eight year old. All of us loved the food. They have a few different platters for two as well as individual dishes from the a la carte menu. The smoked hams, chorizo, smoked chicken and even smoked olives were superb. They also serve some beautiful wines and beers. We came here at... More 

Thank 620rahuls

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64 Majors Lane | 2320, Lovedale, Cessnock, New South Wales 2325, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Cessnock  >  Lovedale

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