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Tatler Taps Cafe

477 Lovedale Rd, Lovedale, Cessnock, New South Wales, Australia
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Ranked #8 of 10 restaurants in Lovedale
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Tapas
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Jul 29, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
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32 reviews from our community

77% Recommend
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  • English first
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English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Fabulous home style food cooked with care. Casual atmosphere. Great value sparkling and white wine. The chef came and said hello and the service was great.

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Sydney, Australia
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73 reviews 73 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This cafe is set in a Hunter Valley winery, so the winelist consists mainly of Tatler wines, which are nevertheless excellent. There is a typo in the title - they are not a plumbing supply house, but serve delicious Spanish tapas. And they have an excellent large firebox to keep visitors warm. We went for a family lunch, and found... More

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Maitland, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I love this restaurant. With such a great view and fantastic food you cant go wrong. We go every six months as a special treat.

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Wamberal, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

This was our first visit to Tatler and I'm glad we stopped in for lunch and wine tasting. We ordered our Tapas lunch and while waiting did some wine tasting with Paul who has a great host and kept us laughing the whole time. Highly recommended, the food is delicious, the wine tasting great and such a nice quiet little... More

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Sydney, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We stopped in for a snack this afternoon, and wound up spending two whole hours eating our way through the chef's *excellent* menu. Everything we ordered was perfectly prepared and delicious. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND this place to anyone looking for a breezy, casual place for high-end food while they're in the Hunter. We're heading back tomorrow!

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Newcastle, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We called in for morning tea, (which was advertised out the front) for a coffee and something light to eat and didn't think it would take too long seeing as there were only 3 other groups of people in the cafe. The staff seemed to be busy getting ready for lunch and took little notice of us. We did get... More

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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

So good we went back for morning tea the next day! Friendly service, and the most delicious bread I've ever had. Watch out for the chilli sauce!

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We've eaten here a few times in the last few years. Seems to have gone downhill. Dishes used to be light - small pieces in "proper tapas" portions - what we got today was the opposite. Huge pieces, heavy sauces and for the most part, pretty tasteless. Also, if you rely on alfresco areas for the bulk of your seating,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 via mobile

I have been to Tatlers several times and have loved every visit The food is divine .. have tried different dishes each time and have never had a dish that was anything but superb ..the wines are great...The chef and staff have one of the nicest places in the hunter I will be bringing my guests here... I recommend everyone... More

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Singleton, Australia
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21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

My family and I have visited Tatler on a number of occasions now. The food is consistently good and uses only the freshest ingredients. The pear salad is delicious! The food isn't cheap, but we've never left without feeling satisfied. Excellent service, too.

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