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Graze at Valentine

$$ - $$$
Australian, French
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U 3 28 Allambee Pl, Valentine, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2280, Australia
+61 2 4942 7587
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Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

I've been two or three times here. It's a little out of my way but it's a good place to go for a quiet and pleasurable meal when you need time out. I always sit outside on the footpath and they give me a bowl of water for my dog. Friendly and unobtrusive service and very good food at a... More 

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Bundaberg, Australia
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77 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Hi, I went here for a sit down coffee with a friend. I did not eat any of the food, so I cannot report on that. I ordered a flat white, and it came out in a reasonable time frame. The coffee had an unpleasant taste - not bitter or burnt, it actually tasted sour. The cafe is in a... More 

Thank Elilyssar
Greater Newcastle, Australia
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

This is a small restaurant with seating for 26 only so it's important to book. In warmer weather the footpath will accommodate more. Kim, the host, warmly greets and seats diners. John is the talented chef and Deborah as waitress helps add to the friendly atmosphere. The entree seafood chowder could have been filled a little more (because it was... More 

Thank Neville G
Greater Newcastle, Australia
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

The staff were friendly and efficient, the food that we ordered was very tasty and the portion sizes are generous. The fact you can byo your wine or choose from Graze selection of wines was also pleasing for us. We will definitely eat at Graze again.

Thank MMcC-55
Lake Macquarie, Australia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

We had a lovely meal on Wednesday night (AKA Italian night ) with friends. All the meals were fresh, ingredients delicious and well presented. We all enjoyed our meals very much.The Italian Night is not just the usual pizza & pasta like a lot of restaurant fare masquerading as "Italian food" but on the night we went to Graze there... More 

Thank KCRCValentine
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

A truly amazing meal! Inspired by the various cuisines across the Italian landscape and flavoured accordingly! John is a wonderful solo chef , supported by Neil running the floor. Well worth the trip to the little valentine village. Don't wait for Valentine's Day!

Thank Tracey B
Newcastle, Australia
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9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

Lovely little restaurant in Valentine, great hosts and nice food. Pleasant atmosphere lovely cloth napkins on Saturday nights giving the restaurant a classy feel. Friday night is less impressive and not as special with paper napkins which sends a message of a lack of attention to detail and Friday night diners are not quite as special to management.

Thank Carmel J
Newcastle, Australia
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

Beautiful lunch at Graze.Fresh ingredients,simple good done very well.Healthy and nutricious.with great coffee and yummy deserts,Highly recommend

Thank 718888888
Valentine, Australia
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

A lovely little restaurant with a great menu and friendly staff. This restaurant is licensed its off the beaten track but as it is very handy to where I live I find it ideal for me. The chef has put together a very appealing menu and the selection of wines lovely. It is becoming very popular so bookings are essential.

Thank Lesly T
Valentine, Australia
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016

Graze is a small but high quality little restaurant hidden away from the noise in the picturesque suburb of Valentine. New owners have provided a lease of life with an outstanding menu. The coffee is first class too!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$35
Australian, French
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: U 3 28 Allambee Pl, Valentine, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2280, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Lake Macquarie  >  Valentine
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4942 7587
graze is a friendly neighbourhood cafe/restaurant with great service, coffee & delshous menus.All food is prepared in house for breaky, lunch & dinner.Menus are changed seasonally.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?