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Smokehouse Lunch Feast
We are an owner operated, small batch, artisan smokehouse specialising in both charcuterie and Low 'n Slow barbecue.
Established in 2006, we are proudly one of the longest running cafes in the Hunter Valley vineyards.
Find us at 64 Majors Lane Lovedale in the Hunter Valley Vineyards.
Trading Hours From 1 December 2023:
Thurs, Fri & Mon 9:30am-4pm
Sat & Sun 9am-4pm
(Breakfast until 11am, Lunch from 11am, kitchen closes at 3pm)
Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day.
Our food truck inspired menu showcases our range of house-made smoked produce, from smoked bacon and salmon on the breakfast menu, to charcuterie, seafood and Low n Slow barbecue on the lunch menu with items including brisket, ribs, burgers, toasties, nachos, hoagies, tacos and more. For sweets we have a gelato bar with locally made gelato.
Our Lovedale Cafe is fully licensed with a huge range of craft beers, ciders, local wines, barista made coffee, milkshakes, spirits, juices and soft drinks.
We are a family-friendly cafe with a children's menu, baby change table, colouring-in, balls and frisbees to play with on the lawn and affordable lawn toys such as bubble wands and kites available to purchase.
Your leashed fur-baby is welcome to join us for lunch in our outdoor areas. You can even include your dog in your booking.
We have a dog-treat menu featuring healthy house-baked pupcakes and doggy donuts, puppacinos, fresh drinking water and a stick library if you forget their toys. After lunch you can take your doggo for a relaxing walk on the vineyard.
As part of our food truck vibe all of our meals and drinks are available dine-in, takeaway or picnic on our vineyard and so are served in recyclable
Split bills are welcome. A 15% surcharge applies on public holidays
Our open air, covered courtyard has excellent views of our Lovedale vineyard and is flanked by water features and gardens, the perfect spot to enjoy your Hunter Valley breakfast or lunch.
We also have a large lawn area and shaded beer garden and an indoor dining room which has views of our vineyard, courtyard and water fountains and features artwork from local artists and is air conditioned.
with picnic tables and wine barrels with stool seating which are perfect options in nice weather.
Seating includes regular tables and chairs, wine barrel tables with stool seating and picnic tables. High chairs are available.
Guests are also welcome to bring a picnic rug and enjoy their smokehouse lunch picnic style on the vineyard, perfect if you feel like laying in the sun or shade or if the kids are full of energy and feel like running around on the lawn.