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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

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Wonderful atmosphere

Great food and wonderful atmosphere in the heart of Katoomba. True Mountains quality and hospitality.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Great food and wonderful atmosphere in the heart of Katoomba. True Mountains quality and hospitality.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Came on a cold winters night, but was warmed by the homely service and quirky ambiance. One of the best dinner's we've had out in a very long time - I had the steak with horseradish sauce and cherry mushrooms, my girlfriend had the black wattle crusted salmon. Although we were the ninth and tenth persons there, the service was... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We were ignored upon arrival and sat ourselves down in the "cocktail" area to continue to be ignored. We sat there for over an hour when we were finally shown to our table but only after we enquired. The food itself was quite tasty and hearty for a winters nice. Ambiance was so so. Decent food let down by bad... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This review is solely for the cocktail lounge aspect of Avalon, and not a reflection of the restaurant's quality. Following a fantastic dinner at a nearby restaurant, we were looking for a quaint and fun cocktail bar to enjoy on a Friday evening. A Google search produced "Avalon"; whose cocktail lounge pictures tickled our fancy. Arriving, the images shown were... More 

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Wagga Wagga, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Excellent food, prompt & friendly service! Quirky & eclectic decor...strangest ladies toilet we've seen! We will definitely be back!!!!

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Newcastle, Australia
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Great atmosphere, delishious menu and great wines.. There was a great choice, however it is fine dining and would be expensive if you were paying for a family

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Palmwoods, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Yes the service was slow but if you want a decent big breakfast that doesn't fancy itself-up with rocket, then this is the place. $12.90 and couldn't eat it all. Would go back even if it does take a while

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Our visit was by sheer chance, & how pleasantly surprised we were! Decor beautiful and fascinating (even in the toilets! ) it was warm & inviting. Vegetarian antipasto substantial (shared) & tasty and my vegetarian curry delightfully un-hot but flavoursome! Warm chicken salad lovely and shared banana & caramel tart a treat. Heartily recommend this place. Next to us was... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Had a fantastic birthday dinner there on Saturday night. It is upstairs in the old picture theatre and has retained much of the art deco charm. The food was delicious - clean plates all round and the cocktails great too. The wine list was small but made it easier to choose!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Staff are friendly the atmosphere is different and quirky, especially the bathrooms! The meal was of a high standard. A few of us had the beef fillet which was very tender and a more than generous serving. Overall it was a pleasant different place to eat. Conveniently located opposite the Carrington.

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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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