Avoid Disappointment

Due to popular demand, the extended Deck Cafe Lovedale is still overflowing at times. It must be our delicious cuisine! Please be advised that Reservations are highly recommended for weekends and peak times.

We are closed on the following dates

(02) 4930 9007

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(02) 4930 ­ 9007

Main Menu

Our menu features fresh local produce including our own range of Matt's Produce items you can sample.


Lunch from 12 pm - 3pm

Charred ciabatta with olive tapenade, hommous and beetroot relish (V & GF) 14

Tomato basil bruschetta with Hunter Valley feta and apple balsamic glaze (V & GFO) 14

Duck liver parfait with caramelised onion, cornichons and grilled sour dough (GFO) 18

Wild mushroom risotto with crisp pancetta and truffle oil (VO & GF) 32

Wood roasted Salmon; Grilled sour dough with panko crusted poached duck egg, smashed avocado, pancetta and crisp enoki mushrooms 30

Beer battered snapper with potato chips and house made tartare sauce 28  

Braised lamb shoulder, gnocchi, peas, hierloom tomatoes, olive tapenade and salsa verde 35

House made beef lasagne, caprese salad, potato chips 28                         

Spanish pulled pork and bean cassoulet pie, baby spinach, roasted pumpkin and macadamia salad, honey and cumin yoghurt dressing 28    

The Deck Burgers; (GFO) served on brioche with mesclun, tomato, cucumber and potato chips 28

Buttermilk fried chicken, bacon, avocado, grilled pineapple and chipotle aioli                    

Wagyu beef burger, beetroot relish, cheddar, caramelised onion and “MP” smokey bbq sauce            

The Decks Salad; (V/O & GFO)

Quinoa, roasted pumpkin, currants and goats cheese salad with beetroot relish with your choice of 

Herb roasted field mushrooms 28

Confit chicken Maryland 34

Wood smoked Tasmanian salmon 36

Charcuterie Plate; (GFO) 30

Duck liver parfait, chorizo, prosciutto, gourmet salami, caramelised onion, cornichons, beetroot relish 

and pickled vegetables                                                                                                  

The Decks Mezze; (V/O & GFO) 32

Prosciutto, chorizo, salmon gravlax, roasted capsicum, labna, mixed marinated olives, duck liver parfait

with cornichons, charred eggplant, roasted butternut pumpkin and pine nut frittata, haloumi, 

pesto heirloom tomatoes, beetroot relish and grilled ciabatta account bread                         

Cheese Plate; (V & GFO)

Brie, Cheddar, Blue Cheese, quince paste, “MP” fig, date and walnut roll and water crackers 18


Mixed leaves, tomato and cucumber salad 8

Rosemary salted potato chips with aioli 8

Kids Menu; (12 and under only) All served with tomato, cucumber and chips 13

Housemade lasagne

Grilled beef chipolatas 

Battered fish

Roast chicken (GFO)

All Day Dining:  Gourmet Brioche Rolls - Toasted (GFO) 16

Gypsy ham, roasted capsicum, brie and mesclun

Beetroot and gin cured salmon gravlax, citrus cream, avocado, mesclun and Spanish onion

Eggplant, roasted capsicum, pesto, haloumi and caramelised onion

Breaky Roll; fried eggs, American streaky bacon, cheddar and “MP” smokey bbq sauce

Breaky burrito; scrambled eggs, haloumi, spinach and “MP” smokey bbq sauce (N/A GF)

These dishes can be made to suit; please make staff aware; (V/O Vegetarian option,  

GFO  Gluten Free option)

Please note we do NOT split bill but can happily provide an itemised

We offer an itemised account to each table - we are happy to have multiple payments however we can not split the bill with individual items

Please note that a 10% surcharge applies on all public holidays