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Avalon

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18-24 Katoomba St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
(02) 4782 5532
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 68
    Excellent
  • 55
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 6
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  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Dinner treat

Great food, friendly attentive service. I've eaten everything on the menu at different times . Don't miss out

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Local270
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Katoomba, Australia
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Katoomba, Australia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great food, friendly attentive service. I've eaten everything on the menu at different times . Don't miss out

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Thank Local270
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As most reviews say , this place is quirky! The decor is an odd placment of lamps, tea pots and bits and pieces. The view is fantastic and if eating during daylight hours ask for a window table, its worth it. The service we found to be good and friendly however we did have to ask for the cocktail menu... More 

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Thank Mathew H
Blue Mountains, Australia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been coming here since they opened all those years ago and it has remain consistently good. You can't go wrong. It looks fantastic and the food is delicious and it even has a cocktail bar.

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Thank josiewales2016
Sydney
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been dining at the Avalon for over 20 years and have never had a bad experience. Our 32nd wedding anniversary this evening was perfect. The food is varied and very tasty and at a moderate price. The Avalon "club" provides you with things like free meals or bottle of wine for you special occasion. Children are welcome and... More 

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Thank Bill E
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Art deco always brings a smile to my dial. From the moment you step through the entrance to the old cinema you're transported back to the 1930s. That mad period when the world tried to forget the horrors a decade or so prior. The bar endorses the ambiance so you're spoilt before you even arrive at your table. It's an... More 

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Thank John H
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

This is a very unique place to have a meal but it is a pity that the food is not that great. My thick cut chips were hard and a bit raw. The walnut crumb on the beef sounded absolutely delicious but it was not quite executed as I had imagined. My boyfriend had the same dish as me though... More 

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Thank Emma R
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015 via mobile

The service was good, the deco was quirky but $99 for two mains and an entree that weren't even that impressive was a total rip off. I got the salmon main, half of it was just rocket drenched in balsamic vinegar and my boyfriend got a chicken main, the chicken was dry and really small for a price of $25.... More 

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Thank Ashlee S
Sydney
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

I've been coming to Avalon for many years and I've always found it an enjoyable experience. The restaurant is now located in art deco style building that was once a cinema. If you are lucky to score a table near the windows for lunch or an early dinner in summer, then you will get to take in the beautiful views... More 

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Thank EatLiveNow
Sydney
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

I just can't get enough of this funky restaurant. The atmosphere is amazing, service is friendly and professional and the food is out of this world. To top it all off the view is magical. Still my favourite restaurant ever.

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Thank 15pac
Sydney, Australia
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

We arrived at 8.30pm Friday night, and were told we could only order a main because the kitchen was about to close. That's fine, we ordered a main. I got the slow-cooked lamb that tasted like it had been heated up far too quickly - there was nothing moist and soft about it. If they had finished in the kitchen... More 

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  • Address: 18-24 Katoomba St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Blue Mountains  >  Katoomba
  • Phone Number: (02) 4782 5532

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