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Tatler Taps Cafe

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$$ - $$$
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477 Lovedale Rd, Lovedale, Cessnock, New South Wales 2325, Australia
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Mon - Tue 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thu - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited with our 3 kids (under 8 years old). The food was delicious, especially the beetroot tart and "chocolate nemesis cake". Yum! The staff were very friendly and accommodating. Highly recommended. Looking forward to our next visit already.

Thank NAG4
Newcastle, Australia
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33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food at Tatler is really something special - fresh, tasty and beautifully prepared. There's a nice friendly, casual atmosphere and I felt very comfortable there as a solo diner. This is a restaurant with real personality. The waitstaff are lovely young people and the chef, Katy, came to each table to chat with guests which was a lovely touch.... More 

Thank Claire W
Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

I had been here before and enjoyed on a sunny day today was cold and miserable we were inside and a breeze blowing through the place. Mentioned it to the staff they were so accomodating in fixing the issue. Enjoyed the food from the soup to the range of tapas dishes. Had a chat with kitchen staff they were happy... More 

Thank Mark B
Beaumont Hills
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142 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

Tatler's Tapas cafe is located on Lovedale Road, not far from the Crowne Plaza Hotel. The cafe is quaint in style and next to the winery. We were invited to a private function of 60 people, and one would expect the run of the mill food. Not so, my expectations were happily well and truly exceeded. Each dish made especially... More 

Thank 2013Johanna
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

Great setting, good food and wine! Not incredibly large servings, but went away satisfied... Good variety of food/ wine/ beers etc. Served by a young bloke who looked after us well. Would go back ;)

Thank Tim E
Millfield, Australia
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

A first visit to Tatlers was somewhat disappointing. While the tapas were good, the ambience was not to a similar standard. Due to concrete floors and unfurnished walls, the noise factor was overpowering. In fact, so much so, that we had difficulty holding a conversation even on the small table. Some sound absorbing coverings on the floor would definitely help.

Thank gjen2005
Sydney, Australia
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180 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 2016

We just wanted a light lunch, so thought we'd give their tapas a try, and weren't disappointed. Even the hot bread and warm olives were yum, and whilst we loved the chorizo sausage rolls with a beautiful tomato chutney, the dish of the day was definitely the salmon & prawn cakes, so crispy on the outside, soft and yummy on... More 

Thank Sally S
Batemans Bay, Australia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2016

Love, love, love this place. Great food to accompany the wines made in this winery. Sharing dishes is a great way to try different foods. A great variety and all that we tried were delicious - the mushroom dish was devine. Would definitely revisit next time we were here. Also had a very entertaining time wine tasting with the wine... More 

Thank Monty1604
Narrabeen, Australia
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81 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

This is the third time we have visited Tatlers. Excellent. Friendly greeting on entering the cellar doors. We first had a very informative & entertaining wine tasting. We we seated outside on the covered area, it was particularly cold& windy outside but wi heating we were warm. We tried everything on the menu as there were 11 ladies. Every plate... More 

Thank joolesb
Maitland, Australia
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

Visited here for lunch with my family on Mother's Day. Such a great place and the service was excellent! The back area was decorated beautifully and created a great atmosphere. The food was delicious and came out promptly after ordering. The only complaint was the annoying flys that kept lingering around but there wasn't much that could be done about... More 

Thank Tizz_92

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Australian, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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: 249309139

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