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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
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (34 reviews)
“tapas” (23 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
477 Lovedale Rd, Lovedale, Cessnock, New South Wales 2325, Australia
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1 - 10 of 115 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bring back the old chef! Dinner was disappointing and not recommended. One of our favourite restaurants too, a bit sad.More

Thank hopkinsemma
Tatler W, Owner at Tatler Tapas Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

In response to your review...its disappointing to read as I personally checked on every table last weekend on both evenings and cannot place anyone who was disappointed with their meals... Such a shame you felt disappointed and didnt say so at the time you dined...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was at tatlers for a private party Wonderful tapas ....paella was amazing ....also recommend the goat cheese tarts ...staff were excellent..definitely want to eat there again...highly recommended ...well done !!

Thank mel16771
Tatler W, Owner at Tatler Tapas Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Mel, So glad you enjoyed your function at Tatlers and we look forward to you visiting us again :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had 4 friends visiting for the weekend and our first thought for lunch was Tatlers. We have eaten here numerous times before and found the food to be delightful and the service excellent. Not so this time I am sad to say. It appears...More

Thank marilynp124
Tatler W, Owner at Tatler Tapas Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Marilyn, Thanks for taking the time to write a review...although to be fair I must advise that some of your comments are somewhat harsh and simply incorrect...The potato dish you claim was frozen and just warmed up..no I can assure you all dishes including...More

Reviewed 15 June 2017

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
Tatler W, Owner at Tatler Tapas Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Awesome review Joey..thanks so much for taking the time to write such a detailed review and for appreciating what we do here ...Hope to see you again on your next visit to the Hunter ! cheers :)

Reviewed 4 June 2017

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
Tatler W, Owner at Tatler Tapas Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Kat, We were glad we could accommodate your group at such short notice and that you all enjoyed your experience :)

Reviewed 31 May 2017 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 1 June 2017

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 14 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 1 June 2017

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 13 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 1 June 2017

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 2 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 1 June 2017

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 1 June 2017

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.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
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Average prices
US$13 - US$22
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
  • E-mail
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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