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Leaves & Fishes

737 Lovedale Road, Lovedale, Cessnock, New South Wales 2320, Australia
+61 2 4930 7400
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“soft shell crab” (17 reviews)
“seafood” (16 reviews)
“ocean trout” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££££
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LOCATION
737 Lovedale Road, Lovedale, Cessnock, New South Wales 2320, Australia
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1 - 10 of 275 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stumbled across this gorgeous little coffee shop whilst doing a wine tour of the Hunter Valley. The styling is Balinese inspired with lots of rustic terracotta, plants and textured wares for sale. We were sat around a communal table and met some lovely locals...More

Thank Jenflipcow
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my second visit to Leaves and Fishes and it was quite enjoyable but perhaps not as show stopping as the last visit. The menu seemed reduced compared to a year ago and with construction /renovation going on near the entrance there was some...More

Thank Karen O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was amazing and the service was attentive. We dined last minute for lunch on a Saturday it is recommended to have a booking as it’s a small venue

Thank Pia B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We entrusted Trip Advisor to decide the best place for lunch and we were not disappointed. This restaurant was both visually and gastonomically stunning. Book ahead as it is only a small venue. Save room for dessert.

Thank MattnPia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to Leaves and Fishes for lunch with a group of work mates to farewell a colleague. It was a most enjoyable meal, and the time spent at Leaves and Fishes on the large covered balcony that looked out over a duck and turtle...More

1  Thank Augie M
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Visited on the way back from our Hunter Valley trip, didn’t book in advance but they made space for us. Absolutely outstanding food and friendly service

Thank Steph19680
LeavesnFishes, Manager at Leaves & Fishes, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks so much for leaving a review Steph! So happy we were able to accommodate you and hope you enjoyed your stay in the Hunter!

Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

A lovely location on a small lake. The veranda setting makes for a good ambiance. The service is typical Hunter - very friendly. The fish selection is very good and varied. We had scallops to start, then seared trout and whole fried snapper. All done...More

Thank EMandJM
LeavesnFishes, Manager at Leaves & Fishes, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks so much for the great review! So glad to hear you enjoyed our selection of fish dishes! Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

We've visited this Restaurant on a few occassions, usually kept for us to celebrate an event special to us. We cannot fault the location, atmosphere, food or service. Its why we go back ! The staff proficiency in the knowledge of whats on the menu...More

Thank Gwen H
LeavesnFishes, Manager at Leaves & Fishes, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you so much Gwen! We love that we're a favourite for you and look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 25 March 2018

Nestled in the sunny Australian bushland is a home for everyone -- a tiny restaurant called Leaves and Fishes and it sells only one dish dish -- plain, pure love. Of course this is served across a small yet amazingly thoughtful menu to which most...More

2  Thank Glenn R
LeavesnFishes, Manager at Leaves & Fishes, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you so much Glenn! We showed your review to Damian our owner before his surgery and it definitely lifted his spirits. Thank you so much for coming and we hope to see you again.

Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

A wonderful ambience reminiscent of Broome with fantastic views over the pond. Fantastic food especially the Fish & Chips served by lovely friendly staff.

Thank Kim G
LeavesnFishes, Manager at Leaves & Fishes, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you so much Kim! We hope you enjoyed your trip!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$27
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, 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
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Description
The Store at Leaves & Fishes offers takeaway coffee and quick bites 7 days a week from 7am to 4pm.
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