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Echo's Boutique Hotel & Restaurant

3 Lilianfels Avenue, Katoomba, New South Wales NSW 2780, Australia
02 4782 1966
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Ranked #30 of 74 restaurants in Katoomba
Cuisines: International
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
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English first
Brisbane, Australia
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

This is a great place to eat a little less formal than Darley's across the road. The food was outstanding and the staff very friendly and efficient. This was our favourite place to eat during our stay at Lilianfels

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Bowral, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We had a wonderful view of the valley and the breakfast was superb as was the service.Location is stunning.

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Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Open fire before dinner was a lovely way to start, Amber looked after us in the restaurant and she was very friendly and professional. Food amazing...have the soft shell crab, delicious! Did have 2 glasses of French champagne added to our bill which we did not have, hopefully an honest mistake. Would love to return here during the day to... More

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Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

The view was breathtaking, the service was great but the food was only slightly above average and not quite worth the pricetag. I think this would be a great place for a light lunch.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014 via mobile

With a dearth of good restaurants in this town, Echoes was an oasis on a cold evening. It was warm, the staff were welcoming. Overall though, the food was overpriced, and both the entree and main courses I ordered had Asian flavours which were bland, needed a squeeze of lime, a hint of chili. The rest of the party enjoyed... More

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Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Nice surrounds, decent enough service but the food was way overpriced. My main (which arrived cold) would have been elsewhere priced at $30 to $35 and the dessert would have been $15 max. With 1 glass of wine, we got socked around $85 per person. In my books, that is ridiculous.

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Top Contributor
148 reviews 148 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
278 helpful votes 278 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

We ate here as part of a bigger group. The food was just ok, but the big thing that made this terrible was the following. Our group was being served alternately with the main meals. The waitress was bringing me my meal but on her way, was stopped by someone else in our group around four people down the table... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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131 reviews 131 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

We stayed at Lilianfels across the road and had dined at the spectacular Darley's restaurant the night before. Echo's Restaurant is owned by the same people so we had high expectations. Sadly I was disappointed. The restaurant itself was good and the staff were very friendly but the food was very ordinary. The menu did have some interesting items but... More

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Newcastle, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We have eaten here previously and it was just spectacular. However this visit was honestly a little disappointing. We could not fault the service or the atmosphere, however the food was quite frankly extremely overpriced. It was ok, the food was fine, but for the prices you're paying I'd expect more complex flavours and a little more imagination. The lamb... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

A beautiful view of the Jammison valley from your restaurant seat. The restaurant is very boutique which makes it feel intermittent. We had a beautiful long lunch and enjoyed the view over 3 courses and a bottle of wine. Food was delicious, would recommend the 'trio of desserts' AMAZING! Great service. I would also recommend lunch so you can take... More

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