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Leaves & Fishes

££££, Seafood,
737 Lovedale Road, Lovedale, Cessnock, New South Wales 2320, Australia
+61 2 4930 7400
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish” (21 reviews)
“ocean trout” (10 reviews)
Closed
All hours
CUISINES
Australian, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
££££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
737 Lovedale Road, Lovedale, Cessnock, New South Wales 2320, Australia
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1 - 10 of 250 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We had lunch at Leaves and Fishes on a hot Sunday. The location and, restaurant generally are great. The staff are very friendly and, efficient.The service was good. The menu is varied to cater for all tastes .The dishes we had were very tasty. But...More

Thank Ray L
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my fiancé here recently to celebrate our engagement. I have been fourtunate enough in my short life to travel arroyos the world, and In saying this the food at this restaurant was world class.

2  Thank stevenassar8998
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Nice setting and very nice lunch, the wine poor was on the small side but was was a nice drop. Staff helpful as well.

Thank Sascha M
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Amazing food and ambience. Leaves and Fishes is a delightfully appointed restaurant in a lovely setting overlooking a small lake. As a group we found the food exquisite although the wine list is very limited. Ironic given the location in the middle of the Hunter...More

1  Thank Karen O
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous decor, nice outlook and vibe. Food was really good especially the Ocean Trout and Whole Snapper. Need some more options for sides on the menu. Recommend asking to sit towards the back of restaurant with water view

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Travelled out to this great location for a relaxing lunch. Great food, lovely setting. Really attentive staff and management. Wait person new the menu well and was happy to assist with food and drink choices. Restaurant was not at all busy on the day so...More

Thank David W
minborgersen, Public Relations Manager at Leaves & Fishes, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2017

Thanks so much for visiting David!

Reviewed 22 July 2017

I had a delicious lunch here a few weeks back with my mum and a friend. Beautiful setting in a quiet and peaceful location. The menu has a good range of choices and all reasonably priced. Service was fantastic and very attentive and helpful. The...More

1  Thank Sally B
minborgersen, Public Relations Manager at Leaves & Fishes, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2017

Thank you so much for sharing Sally! Hopefully see you again!

Reviewed 21 July 2017

A very nice dinner at this family run, cosy restaurant. The entrees and mains we sampled were asian infused with a bit of kick. The soft-shell crab was the best, worth the price of admission! Dessert was also excellent, accompanied by great service. A couple...More

1  Thank BobboMc
minborgersen, Public Relations Manager at Leaves & Fishes, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2017

So awesome to hear! We agree the soft shell is a definite favourite!

Reviewed 11 July 2017

I can't speak highly enough about this restaurant! The pineapple salad is a must try & the white chocolate panacotta was to die for. It is a little more on the exy side but realistically, you get what you pay for. The service was excellent...More

1  Thank Freez93
minborgersen, Public Relations Manager at Leaves & Fishes, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2017

Thank you so much for sharing your experience. So great to hear you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Great starters... chicken wings tasty. Snapper was crispy with a tangy sauce. Will definitely return to try as friends ordered ocean trout which looked good. Owners so friendly and warming.

1  Thank Michael G
LeavesnFishes, Public Relations Manager at Leaves & Fishes, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Thanks so much for your review Michael! So great to hear you enjoyed your visit!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$69
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 16:00
Thursday
12:00 - 16:00
Friday
12:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 737 Lovedale Road, Lovedale, Cessnock, New South Wales 2320, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Cessnock  >  Lovedale
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4930 7400
  • E-mail
Description
Leaves & Fishes offers a fresh, smart and simple approach to dining in the Hunter Valley. A range of Asian-fusion and Australian meals are complimented by a Hunter-focused wine list. A Lovedale favourite for more than 14 years, Leaves & Fishes is a must-visit on your next trip!
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