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“Charming Bush Setting”

The Deck Cafe Lovedale
Ranked #3 of 15 Restaurants in Lovedale
Price range: $6 - $24
Cuisines: Australian, Danish, Cafe
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Dining options: Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: The Deck Cafe, located at Gartelmann Wines in Lovedale, The Hunter Valley, is a stylish restaurant-style cafe, open for breakfast and lunch 7 days a week. The cafe provides a diverse and delightful menu complimented by Gartelmann wines and a generous range of beverages and Piazza Doro coffee.
Reviewed July 8, 2014

This little café is one of my favourites in Pokolbin. It is nestled in the bush and built beside a dam. There is the option of indoor or outdoors dining. The tables on the deck all have a little rug so if your preference is outdoors the chill won't prevent you from enjoying the setting. The food is beautifully cooked and presentation is exceptional. The meal sizes are quite generous so you will leave satisfied. The café is small but still quite roomy, you do not feel crammed in. The staff are locals and know the area and are happy to have a chat about it. I have dined here numerous times and have never been disappointed.

3  Thank Katherine C
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Reviewed July 5, 2014

We found the food delicious and the staff very friendly. Lovely deck overlooking the lake, a nice quiet place to relax and take in the ambiance of the area. The wines at the cellar door attached very nice as well.

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Thank Karen S
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Reviewed July 3, 2014

I had lunch here with a girlfriend on a Friday. It was very quiet and we had a lovely outdoor table right under the heater. It was so nice sitting outside on a sunny winter day the vineyards, enjoying the view from the deck over the dam and across the fields.
We both had the beef pot pie with mash and peas and it was delicious, just right for a winter lunch. The dessert choices looked nice but we were too full.
The service was friendly and attentive without being overbearing.

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1  Thank Angela_Wollongong
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Reviewed July 1, 2014

Very relaxed atmosphere coupled with professionally prepared food. When there 2 days in row just to get another serve of their pulled port spring rolls. Excellent friendly service with good knowledge of the local area.

Thank Shaun S
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Reviewed June 13, 2014 via mobile

Visited 'The Deck' cafe for a wonderful winter breakfast today with my better half. The yardstick I judge cafe breakfast off is generally Eggs Benedict and I like to add some bacon and mushrooms to spice up the meal. Let me tell you I was not disappointed at all. The eggs perfect, the bacon with homemade spicy BBQ sauce was nothing short of brilliant and I am totally lost for words, with regards to the mushrooms... Price ? Don't really care... Seemed fair on the menu, service ? Fantastic and the overall meal with coffees ? I will be back tomorrow and every other Sunday I can manage to get to the fantastic 'Deck' cafe at Lovedale. Matt

1  Thank Cranky007
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