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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best restaurants in the Hunter! The fresh prawns are divine. Recommend going for lunch do that you can enjoy the lovely lake view! You can feed the fish leftover prawn bits from your table as well.

Thank Lauren S
Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service was ordinary, food average. Not quite ready to write this venue off as it comes with great recommendations will try again sometime and ensure that we make a booking. We sat inside near the counter so missed out on the view of the lake. Will definitely plan ahead in the future.

Thank Annette D
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights, accomodation was superb, the boathouses are so relaxing and the setting is expansive and immediately relieves the stress of city living. Thank you for all the thoughtful touches of hospitality. Grateful.

Thank chriselliman
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Would recommend this place it was beautiful. We had the romantic package for our 20th wedding anniversary. It was worth it. Staff were lovely. The couples spa retreat is worth every cent. The pool was lovely. The breakfast was great.

Thank michelle v
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant for lunch, and are we glad we did not miss it. The location on a lake is stunning. We even fed the fish with bread provided. The entire of scallops was devine, simply beautiful, as were the fresh oysters. For mains 3 of us had a blue-cod grilled with prawn and a bisque...to die for....

Thank Craig L
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

My Partner and I stayed here for two nights over valentines weekend. It was perfect! Beautiful Balinese style furnishings in the boathouses, very private and homelike but still with an essence of luxury. The owner Sharon was very accommodating with all of our needs and happy to help us with all of our questions.

Thank Carmina L
Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

Idyllic setting, excellent menu, great service, and very very nice food. Not the cheapest place to eat but definitely delivers and well worth the price. Come to the Hunter, take a ride in a Tiger Moth, have lunch at Leaves & Fishes. If you get a sunny day, spend the afternoon touring Dione vineyards ... Heavenly😎

Thank Muddy W
Reviewed 25 October 2015

4 Couples go away on a winery experience every year. We travelled from Victoria and were extremely disappointed in this property. The units were very average and way overpriced. $380.00 per night, no breakfast, no cleaning. We stayed at Spices the night before for less money including a fantastic breakfast with inclusions that made it for a great stay. This...

4Thank Simon C
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

We visited Leaves and Fishes last Saturday night and enjoyed the 2 course meal. The food was incredibly tasty, service excellent and nice atmosphere. I would have loved to visit during the day and see the lovely view. Highlight was the dessert! I know there are lots of dining options in the Hunter for Dinner and people recommend Leaves and...

Thank Romy_Sydney
Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

My fiancée and I stayed here for the weekend and were blown away by this unique property. The private cabins are furnished with all the comforts you'd want for including a fantastic wicker bag for holding wines. The double bath was amazinggg and the deck on the water was perfect for morning coffees. Perfect romantic escape. Loved it!

1Thank Gee W

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Additional Information about Leaves & Fishes

Address: 737 Lovedale Rd, Lovedale, Cessnock, New South Wales, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Cessnock > Lovedale
Price Range: $380 - $450 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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Leaves & Fishes Greater Newcastle/Lovedale
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“Give it a wide berth.”
 of 5 bubbles simonc178, 25 Oct 2015 | Read review
“We loved our Mary Margaret boathouse - with the huge bath!”
 of 5 bubbles ChelleLiney, 7 Oct 2014 | Read review
“All the cabins are the same!”
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 of 5 bubbles 563dusting, 1 Sep 2014 | Read review
“the first cabin has no privacy screening for the toilet so if you are a little shy select one of the others. first cabin is also only one with ramp access.”
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 of 5 bubbles glassynana, 4 Apr 2013 | Read review
“Choose a room with a bath - massive!”
 of 5 bubbles Emac1234, 11 Mar 2013 | Read review
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