Avoid Disappointment

The Deck Cafe Lovedale HIGHLY recommends bookings in advance, especially during holidays and weekends.

Any questions please e-mail or call us!

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Now serving a delicious Tapas Menu for Lunch 7 days.

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The Deck Cafe is located at Gartelmann Wines in Lovedale, 

Monday to Friday

Breakfast; 8:30am till 11:30am Lunch; Midday till 2:30pm

Saturday and Sunday 

Breakfast; 8am till 11:30am Lunch; Midday till 2:30pm

Please note; 

10% surcharge applies on Sundays

20% surcharge applies on all Publc Holidays

Anzac Day Thursday 25th April, 2024 


Melbourne Cup Day Tuesday November 5th 


The cafe provides a fantastic breakfast menu followed by diverse and delightful "TAPAS" menu at Lunch and friday Saturday Dinners complimented by Gartelmann wines and a generous range of beverages and Premium Vittoria Coffee.

The cafe is situated on the deck overlooking the dam in young forest bushland. It is an experience to remember with local chefs and staff cooking and serving cafe favourites with a Hunter Valley fine-dining twist.

Matt Dillow opened the cafe in July 2013 as his third hospitality venture in the Hunter Valley. 

The Deck Cafe Lovedale is open 7 days a week and is also available for groups and private functions. Read more about our set menus, function packages under "On Occasions". Matt also hosts food wine and produce tours; Tasmania, South Australia, Margaret River, New Zealand, Tuscany Italy and Barcelona Spain. 

Please note: Bookings are highly recommended weekends and holiday periods.