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Gift Certificates 


Gift certificates can be purchased online via paypal, Mastercard or Visa. Your gift certificate will be sent to the email address listed on your paypal account within 24 hours. If you require your certificate sooner please call us on (02) 49307832.

Please note we are closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays, gift certificates purchased on these days will be sent on Thursday.
​Gift Certificates are valid for 3 years. 

$50 Gift Certificate 

LOVEDALE SMOKEHOUSE CAFE & GOURMET PANTRY 

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​MAJORS LANE COOKING SCHOOL

$100 Gift Certificate 

Lovedale Smokehouse Cafe


We are an owner operated, small batch, artisan smokehouse specialising in both charcuterie and barbecue located on a beautiful 100 acre vineyard in the Hunter Valley region.


Covid19 Trading From 30 August 2020: 

We are open for lunch Thursday to Monday 11am - 4pm for dine-in and take-away. Our kitchen closes at 3pm.


To ensure the safety of our guests and team we have a strict Covid19 Safety Plan which has changed our service style compared to your previous visits. Theses changes are explained in the terms and conditions when you book a table online or are viewable by clicking on the blue Lunch & Drinks Menu/Covid Safety Plan button.


Due to the Government's Covid19 capacity limits we can only seat 30% of our pre-pandemic capacity, we therefore need to book our tables multiple times each day in order to remain open. We offer a 50 minute dining period and our menu is designed for quick service. We kindly ask that all guests arrive on time and respect our 50 minute dining period. For Covid19 safety all of our meals and drinks are served in recyclable/single-use tableware. It's the same great produce as always, just served in a much more casual and Covid19 safe way and at a reduced price as well!   


Our Vibe

Friendly, country hospitality, generous portions, great prices with a casual 'permanent food truck' vibe!  


Our Indoor Dining Area

Our indoor dining room has views of our vineyard, courtyard and water fountains through multiple cedar framed French windows and doors, the room features artwork from renowned local artists and is air conditioned for your comfort.


Our Outdoor Dining Area

Our outdoor courtyard dining area has excellent views of our vineyard and is flanked by water features and gardens. The area is covered, and we do have outdoor heaters, however the sides of the courtyard are open and therefore subject to weather conditions, so please remember to bring your winter woolies on colder days.  
 
 Our Menu 

​Our menu showcases our range of house-made smoked produce, from small batch charcuterie and smoked seafood to low and slow barbecue.  Our deli selections showcase our range of house smoked and cured cold cut meats, smoked seafood, pates, cheeses and hand made chutneys and relishes. A visit to Lovedale Smokehouse just isn't complete without trying our Low and Slow USA Barbecue! Alder smoked beef brisket, hickory smoked pork ribs, wings and pulled pork shoulder are featured. Our menu is rounded out with more crowd favourites such as Smoked Salmon Salad, House Smoked Sausages and a variety of Burgers. 


Drinks

We are fully licensed and have a great range of craft beers, ciders, Hunter Valley wines, barista made coffee, speciality spirits and soft drinks. No BYO during COVID19 restrictions. 


Please Make A Reservation

Click on the blue Book A Table button to make a reservation and follow the prompts. Credit card details are required in order to secure your booking. No pre-authorisation amounts will be held against your card and your card will not be charged any amount unless you don't show up to your booking. We have had to introduce credit card capture due to our limited capacity and the number of no-shows we have experienced. Ensure you click on the Confirm Booking button at the end of the booking process. You will receive an email confirmation immediately. If you haven't received an email it means you haven't reserved a table.


We are unable to accept reservations by phone, email, text message, Instagram or Facebook.


We do accept walk-ins, however we can not guarantee a table will be available, if you arrive and we don't have a table available you can join our wait list, go for a walk on our vineyard and we will text you if a table becomes available. If you miss out on a table, or if you prefer, you can also order take-away. 


Take Away / Picnics

Our entire menu and all drinks including alcohol are available for take away. You are welcome to order from our menu and enjoy a picnic on our 100 acre vineyard or take your meal away with you. We have an online ordering system where you can order in advance so you don't have to wait for your meal to be cooked or you can order when you arrive. We have disposable cutlery and cups etc available.

  

Picturesque 100 acre vineyard location with views to the Brokenback ranges

Wheelchair friendly

Family friendly

Well behaved/leashed dogs welcome in our courtyard


Relax in our covered courtyard featuring vineyard views and splashing fountains or in our air conditioned indoor dining room with a craft beer, cider, Hunter Valley wine or coffee and enjoy a fabulous smokehouse lunch! 


64 Majors Lane, Lovedale

Please book a table online. We do not take phone or email reservations. Walk-ins are welcome however there is no guarantee a table will be available.

We offer a 50 minute dining period and our menu is designed for quick service. 

Please Make A Reservation

Click on the blue Book A Table button to make a reservation and follow the prompts. Credit card details are required in order to secure your booking. No pre-authorisation amounts will be held against your card and your card will not be charged any amount unless you don't show up to your booking. We have had to introduce credit card capture due to our limited capacity and the number of no-shows we have experienced. Ensure you click on the Confirm Booking button at the end of the booking process. You will receive an email confirmation immediately. If you haven't received an email it means you haven't reserved a table.