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Emerson’s Cafe & Restaurant

) #1 of 11 Restaurants in Lovedale $$ - $$$ , , Vegetarian Friendly
492 Lovedale Rd, Lovedale, Cessnock, New South Wales 2325, Australia
+61 2 4930 7029
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Restaurant Hours
Contemporary, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
492 Lovedale Rd, Lovedale, Cessnock, New South Wales 2325, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Came here with a girlfriend to have a nice catch up and chat over a long lunch. Never disappointed with the food and service here so it's always a winner. Love the service here. Food is amazing as always. Only one criticism is the noise...More

Thank Sizzledrizzle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently had dinner atvEmersons Restaurant. We had previously had lunch at this restaurant and were impressed with the quality and style. Dinner was a wonderful experience. Very professional staff, the meal outstanding and of a very high quality in both presentation and menu selection....More

1  Thank manyana2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had dinner with my wife here tonight and we were impressed. Wonderful friendly service and the food was top notch. My wife had the blue swimmer crab for entree, I had the duck confit and we both had the pork belly for main. They...More

Thank Grant C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Today we decided to celebrate our Daughter and Son in-laws birthday. On arrival we were greeted with a smile and seated at our table. It was so cold in this place jackets were not taken off. I ordered a glass of wine for my partner...More

2  Thank Debbie D
Reviewed 13 June 2017

I had eaten at Emerson's on a previous visit to the region and thoroughly enjoyed it, but this time, it missed the mark in a couple of ways: firstly, the bottle of white wine we ordered was served at room temperature - a pity because...More

1  Thank Bobby182
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

My partner and I went here for breakfast on a Saturday morning of the long weekend. He had Banana Pancakes with Chantilly Cream and oodles of maple of syrup. I went for the savory option of bacon, eggs and mushrooms with a potato rosti, because...More

Thank Emily M
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We had a very tasty lunch on a Sunday. It was quiet but we were well looked after. The food came promptly and the bread and olive oil was superb, with their balsamic oil. Three of us shared two main dishes and a peach salad....More

Thank hatwilltravel
Reviewed 3 June 2017

We booked out Emersons for 40 people for my husband's birthday. We had organised the shared 6 course banquet lunch menu. The food was just fantastic - plentiful, flavourful & well presented. Staff were professional, efficient & helpful with any requests. All of our guests...More

Thank Cag02
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Emerson's hosted our corporate group of 20 people recently. The chefs provided an outstanding degustation, bordering on too generous. Wonderful variety of flavours and textures. Price was very reasonable. Only thing that could have been better was the wine list - Adina was well represented...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Beautiful dining experience. Stopped in for dinner after arriving in the hunter valley for the weekend. Waitress was welcoming. Food was amazing. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Lauren V
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Julie H
1 August 2015|
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Response from Judy L | Reviewed this property |
For some reason, your request came to me (I posted a review on Trip Advisor). The phone number of the restaurant is +61 2 4930 7029. They should be able to help you with a bus company that can transport your group.
Adele D
3 May 2015|
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Response from Sandra B | Reviewed this property |
Some, but not a huge variety. Not being vegetarian myself I did not take much notice, but I am pretty sure there was only one in the entrees and one in mains.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 492 Lovedale Rd, Lovedale, Cessnock, New South Wales 2325, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Cessnock  >  Lovedale
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4930 7029
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After 3 years in Pokolbin, Owner/Head Chef Emerson Rodriguez is excited to announce the re-location of their multi-award winning restaurant 'Emerson's at Pokolbin' to Adina Vineyard.Now appropriately renamed Emerson's Cafe & Restaurant, Emerson's is located within Adina Vineyard. Adina Vineyard is set in the heart of the Hunter Wine Region on Lovedale Road in Lovedale, surrounded by acres of established vineyards & an impressive olive grove. With newly renovated Cellar door on-site, Providore, Reflections Spa & Accommodation.
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