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Leaves & Fishes

$$$$, Seafood,
737 Lovedale Road, Lovedale, Cessnock, New South Wales 2320, Australia
+61 2 4930 7400
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“soft shell crab” (16 reviews)
“seafood” (16 reviews)
“ocean trout” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
Australian, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
737 Lovedale Road, Lovedale, Cessnock, New South Wales 2320, Australia
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1 - 10 of 262 reviews

Reviewed today via mobile

Every mouthful was divine. We go here for special celebrations. Food is always different and delicious. Excellent service, Great ambience and decor.

Thank Jane G
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Second time eating this restaurant and absolutely amazing food and location. Service team very attentive to our needs and delicious food! The beef rib steak was melting and spectacular!

Thank Renato G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We live 10 minutes away and have never been. Well that had been a oversight. The setting, the service and the meal was as good as I’ve had in the Hunter Valley vineyard area. Highly recommend... 5 stars.

Thank Craig M
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Went with friends and had a wonderful meal. Mixed entrees followed by stunning snapper all washed down with a lovely semicolon proved a wonderful evening. Staff were attentive but not intrusive and contributed to a very enjoyable night out. Highly recommended

Thank John M
Reviewed 5 December 2017

The food was amazing soft shell crab is the best I've ever had. Atmosphere and location was great a must to visit in the hunter valley

Thank joanne979
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Food great ,fresh all locally produced,the atmosphere they have created was cool specially for summer ,creative restaurant situated on top of a small dam,attentive staff and lovely owner .

Thank robandjanegreen
LeavesnFishes, Public Relations Manager at Leaves & Fishes, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

Thanks so much for visiting Rob & Jane and leaving such great feedback! Hope to see you on your next visit!

Reviewed 2 December 2017

We were very fortunate to get a booking late Saturday afternoon for the evening, so glad we did! The food & service was first class, if you like Soft Shell Crab you MUST try it! Just delicious, couldn't eat dessert after such a generous helping;...More

Thank David P
LeavesnFishes, Public Relations Manager at Leaves & Fishes, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

Thank you so much David! So fantastic to hear this. We agree, the SSC is a must-try!

Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

We went for without a reservation lunch during the week. We were seated immediately and served without a wait. The menu is on the web, it is not very extensive but has choices for everyone. The soft-shell crab was a highlight, the whole snapper excellent...More

Thank j1p
LeavesnFishes, Public Relations Manager at Leaves & Fishes, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2017

So fantastic to hear you enjoyed your visit! Thanks so much for the feedback. Look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Everything here is top notch and attended to with heart. The food is amazing, service by the owner is hands on and friendly and the decoration always makes you feel like your someplace truly special. A recurring favourite!

Thank Jacielee
LeavesnFishes, Public Relations Manager at Leaves & Fishes, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2017

Thank you so much for the fantastic feedback! So lovely to hear you enjoyed your time with us!

Reviewed 7 November 2017

Leaves and fishes is a hidden away oasis of rustic charm. Has such lovely food and great hospitality.

Thank MareeChristine
LeavesnFishes, Public Relations Manager at Leaves & Fishes, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Thank you so much Maree! So lovely to hear!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$69
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 737 Lovedale Road, Lovedale, Cessnock, New South Wales 2320, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Cessnock  >  Lovedale
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4930 7400
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Description
Leaves & Fishes offers a fresh, smart and simple approach to dining in the Hunter Valley. A range of Asian-fusion and Australian meals are complimented by a Hunter-focused wine list. A Lovedale favourite for more than 14 years, Leaves & Fishes is a must-visit on your next trip!
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