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Due to the new laws on COVID-19 The Deck Cafe Lovedale is only allowed to do take-away and home delivery meals. We are OPEN NORMAL TRADING HOURS for take-away meals through this time and look forward to seeing you.

Any questions please e-mail or call us!

(02) 4930 9007

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(02) 4930 ­ 9007

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The Deck Cafe, located at Gartelmann Wines in Lovedale, 

  • Monday to Friday: 8:30am till 2pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: 8:30 am till 2pm
  • Shortened trading hours during Covid-19


Take Away Menu “Breakfast”

Scones with Chantilly cream, house made jam, fresh strawberries and butter $8

House made Muesli with vanilla yoghurt and berry compote $10

House made Banana Bread lightly toasted with fresh strawberries $6

French toast with maple syrup, fresh berries and Chantilly cream $14

Breaky Roll: Fried eggs, American streaky bacon, cheddar and smokey BBQ Sauce $12

Breaky Burrito: Scrambled eggs, haloumi, avocado, spinach and smokey BBQ Sauce $12

Scrambled eggs, smashed avocado, hot smoked salmon and toasted sour dough $16

Scrambled eggs, smashed avocado, streaky bacon and toasted sour dough $16

Chorizo and white bean cassoulet with fried eggs and Binnorie Fetta cheese $16

Hash Browns $2.50

Take Away Menu "Lunch"

Beer battered fish and chips, mesclun and house made tartare sauce $18

Wild mushroom risotto with crisp pancetta and truffle oil $18

Prawn, chorizo and chilli risotto with salsa verde $24

House made beef lasagne, salad and potato chips $18

Prosciutto wrapped chicken breast with chorizo and white bean cassoulet and honey and cumin yogurt $26

Slow braised beef cheeks with soft polenta and gremolata $26

The Decks Burgers: $18 served with chips

Buttermilk fried chicken burger with bacon, avocado and chipotle aioli 

Beef burger with beetroot relish, cheddar, caramelised onion with bbq sauce

The Deck Salad:

Quinoa, baby English spinach, roasted pumpkin, currants, goats cheese and beetroot relish

with your choice of:-

Mushrooms $24

Buttermilk grilled chicken breast $26

Wood smoked Tasmanian Salmon $28

Chips $6


The cafe provides a diverse and delightful menu complimented by Gartelmann wines and a generous range of beverages and Piazza D'oro coffee.

The cafe is situated on the deck over the dam in young forest bushland. It is an experience to remember with experienced chef and staff cooking some 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".

Please note: Bookings are recommended.