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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


Dinner; 5:30pm till 7:30pm Not during Winter months June/July/August

LIVE MUSIC; Every Friday Night 5:30 - 8:30

Please note; 15% surcharge applies on all Publc Holidays

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

Please note: Bookings are recommended.