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Solitary

Contemporary, Australian
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90 Cliff Drive, Leura, New South Wales 2780, Australia
+61 2 4782 1164
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11:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Sun 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 6:30 pm

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 47
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Amazing views

A very pleasant midweek drive from Sydney to the Blue Mtns ended at Soitary Restuarant, perched on the edge of the cliff with the most panoramic scenery and a faultless autumn day bathed in sunshine. We dined on fine fare and good wine eg entrees of Duck turine and beetroot cured salmon , mains of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
ailsa r
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Sydney, Australia
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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English first
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

A very pleasant midweek drive from Sydney to the Blue Mtns ended at Soitary Restuarant, perched on the edge of the cliff with the most panoramic scenery and a faultless autumn day bathed in sunshine. We dined on fine fare and good wine eg entrees of Duck turine and beetroot cured salmon , mains of seared trout and pork belly.... More 

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Red Hill South, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Six of us dined at this restaruant mid week and enjoyed a delicious lunch. All of us had different main meals and everyone raved over their meal. Generous serves accompanied by some fresh greens. Pick of the day was probably the duck confit with the pasta! A longish lunch with some nice wines followed by coffee was a great way... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I booked a couple of weeks in advance and had two requests - an outside table so the young child in our group could run around and not disturb inside diners and also that there would be a chicken dish on the menu as shown on the website sample menu as one of our group eats neither red meat or... More 

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Solitary1, Owner at Solitary, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are sorry you did not enjoy your time lunching with us. You raise a number of issues which I will try to respond to individually. I thought we did quite well accommodating your change of date and holding your table for your late arrival (thank you for calling and letting us know about that).... More 

Sydney
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Thank you Lynn you gave us country service and food to come back for! We booked our table with a great view. I had not been to the Blue Mountains in quite a while but it seemed natural to book our lunch where I remembered having a special country experience the last time I was there. I was not disappointed.... More 

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Sydney
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Firstly, the ambience in Solitary has always been wonderfully peaceful and also romantic - wonderful for small groups and couples on that special date. Ask for a table next to the window, and on a clear day you'll be greeted with amazing views of the Jamison Valley. Once again, the food was delicious and wonderfully thought-out, and the service level... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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71 reviews 71 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Perched high on the hill on cliff drive is this delightful restaurant offering indoor and outdoor seating. Gorgeous view of Mount Solitary. We sat outside in the sunshine and soaked up the country ambience. We liked the cafe menu and a la carte menu both of which were offered. The wine list has local wines and we were not disappointed.... More 

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Hawkesbury, New South Wales, Australia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

We have been occasionally visiting this superb restaurant for years and it has never disappointed us. Tonight the meal was absolutely delicious. We had the soft shell crab. The scallop filled zucchini flowers, Asian spatchcock & pork belly. All was delicious. Our server was just lovely. I don't think a trip to katoomba would be complete without a meal here.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Had a great time, ignore the other reviews. I'm sure those people turned up to a nice restaurant inappropriately dressed. Was busy so glad we booked, but what a great night. The duck was so good.

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 via mobile

Everything about Solitary is wonderful. The staff are fantastic and efficient, the atmosphere is great, and the views you get to admire while eating are breathtaking. As someone with specific dietary requirements, I was left almost speechless by how willing the chef was to accomodate me, and alter dishes to allow me to eat them...and I was amazed at how... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 via mobile

lovely French food, my husband was thrilled by the kidneys, service was excellent and the view was perfect Blue Mtns.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 90 Cliff Drive, Leura, New South Wales 2780, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Blue Mountains  >  Leura
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4782 1164

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Contemporary, Australian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 4:30 pm
11:00 am - 6:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 4:30 pm
11:00 am - 6:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?