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Tatler Tapas Cafe

477 Lovedale Rd, Lovedale, Cessnock, New South Wales 2325, Australia
+61 2 4930 9139
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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“lunch” (33 reviews)
“tapas” (22 reviews)
Closed Now
18:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
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LOCATION
477 Lovedale Rd, Lovedale, Cessnock, New South Wales 2325, Australia
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1 - 10 of 113 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 15 May 2017

We visited on Mother's Day for lunch, the restaurant was busy but the staff and the service was friendly and efficient. I always enjoy tapas and the food was delicious and they even adjusted the servicing size for us as we were only a group...More

Thank Chipps09
Tatler W, Owner at Tatler Tapas Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thankyou for your great review...We are thrilled to hear you had a lovely Mothers Day lunch and your complimentary dessert... We hope to see you all again soon.

Reviewed 14 May 2017

Tatler has always been a favourite for the tapas servings. We were surprised to find the restaurant had changed hands and the menu had changed. Talking to the staff they said Tapas is Spanish and the new menu reflected that style of food. The servings...More

Thank JGqld1945
Tatler W, Owner at Tatler Tapas Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

So glad to hear you enjoyed our new Menu and had excellent service by our staff...We look forward to settling in and adding even more specialties to our Menu :)

Reviewed 3 May 2017

the menu was really yummy and catered for all our tastes. the service was excellent and the setting was devine

Thank paula p
Tatler W, Owner at Tatler Tapas Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Paula, Thankyou for your excellent review... We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your experience and our beautiful setting. Hope to see you again very soon.

Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful evening , with friendly well informed staff and delicious food , we really look forward to our next visit .

Thank danngerman
Tatler W, Owner at Tatler Tapas Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your great review...We are so glad to hear you had a wonderful evening and we too look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 25 April 2017

Tatlers is such a great location looking over the Brockenback Range, the service was spot on as were the flavours, we enjoyed mussels (my 11 year old's favorite dish ) meatballs, squid and the pork skewers were a hit, very tender. It's our second time...More

Thank Sally G
Tatler W, Owner at Tatler Tapas Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Sally, Thanks for your great review...Were always especially pleased when we hear that young ones have enjoyed the flavours of such dishes as the mussels...Cudos to his taste buds! We look forward to seeing you back again :)

Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We are locals and just love to pop in for a lunch or dinner Friday night. The new owners Norma and Andy are very aware of your needs and as I am Coeliac require gluten free.. Never a problem here... Great salads and the pork...More

Thank Robyn M
Tatler W, Manager at Tatler Tapas Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Robyn, Thankyou for your lovely review...We are pleased to be here in Lovedale looking after all the locals and tourists ...and more than happy to work with special dietary requirements.... We look forward to continuing to spoil you, when you visit again :)

Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Well high expectations being the wife's birthday. We arrived and were warmly greeted and sat. The lunch started well with polite service and timely attention to our needs. Once our food started arriving this is where it stopped. The food was average at best, with...More

Thank Chris F
Tatler W, Owner at Tatler Tapas Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Chris, Thankyou for taking the time to write your review...although disappointing for us to learn that you didnt enjoy your meals and felt you werent listened to when you made comments ...as I can assure you this not be the case...we had only just...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$21
Meals
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
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Saturday
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
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Description
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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