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The Lounge at Lilianfels

5-19 Lilianfels Avenue | Katoomba, Katoomba, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 4780 1200
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
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Australian, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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5-19 Lilianfels Avenue | Katoomba, Katoomba, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here for cocktails with my wife. I enjoyed a local beer (of which they have a good variety) and the wife had a champagne cocktails. Great surroundings and the wife was impressed with the location. Good way to start an evening out and the...More

Thank gkenedy
Ralf B, General Manager at The Lounge at Lilianfels, responded to this review

Dear gkenedy, Thank you for kind review of your experience in the Lounge at Lilianfels Blue Mountains Resort & Spa. I was pleased to read that you enjoyed pre-dinner drinks with your wife, & that our team looked after you. Look forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The lounge has a old world charm to the atmosphere with several seating options from lush lounges to leather seating. The staff are amazing, courteous and attentive. The high tea was lovely. The only complaint if I had to find one was the tea was...More

Thank Travelgirl2171
Ralf B, General Manager at The Lounge at Lilianfels, responded to this review

Dear Travelgirl2171, Thank you for your review of your High Tea experience in the Lounge at Lilianfels Blue Mountains Resort & Spa. I was pleased to read that you enjoyed the atmosphere & service that is provided in the Lounge. Looking forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We met friends, who were staying at Lilianfels, for easter high tea (on Good Friday). We had booked in advance and we were all really looking forward to it. Unfortunately, the thing that stood out most for me was lack of knowledge of what their...More

Thank CarneyDee
Ralf B, General Manager at The Lounge at Lilianfels, responded to this review

Dear CarneyDee, Thank you for reviewing your Easter High Tea experience in the Lounge at Lilianfels Blue Mountains Resort & Spa. On this occasion I do apologise for the disappointment that you felt at the food & service that our Teams delivered.Your concerns have been...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had some pre dinner drinks before heading to another restaurant for dinner. Cocktails made well. Decor was fabulous. Felt very special to be there.More

Thank MrandMrsTaha
Ralf B, General Manager at The Lounge at Lilianfels, responded to this review

Dear MrandMrsTaHa, I was so pleased to read that you enjoyed your pre-dinner drinks in the Lounge at Lilianfels Blue Mountains Resort & Spa. I hope that next time we will be able to entice you to stay & dine with us in the Lounge....More

Reviewed April 17, 2017

The atmosphere is friendly and the surroundings are beautiful. We spent a wet afternoon in the lounge trying various dishes. Everything we ordered was really tasty and of good sized portions. Room service proved to be the same so we were delighted.More

Thank CanberraJill
Ralf B, General Manager at The Lounge at Lilianfels, responded to this review

Dear CanberraJill, Thank you for reviewing the afternoon you spent in the Lounge at Lilianfels Blue Mountains Resort & Spa. It is a great place to seek refuge from the elements. Was great to read that you enjoyed sampling the variety of dishes on the...More

Reviewed April 14, 2017

Delightful sitting there sipping wine, champagne, coffee, enjoying the ambience & the delightful grand piano played by a friendly gentleman. Excellent, courteous service.More

Thank jmy82215
Ralf B, General Manager at The Lounge at Lilianfels, responded to this review

Dear jmy82215, Thank you jmy82215 for your kind review of the Lounge at Lilianfels Blue Mountains Resort & Spa. It was pleasing to read that you were able to relax & enjoy the ambience & service provided in the Lounge. With thanks, Ralf Bruegger Group...More

Reviewed April 5, 2017

While staying at Lilianfels with my wife for a few days (rather than a corporate function) we had the time to enjoy the lounge, both for a light snack and on another day for dinner. Food is excellent, a wide range of menus depending on...More

Thank BAP2222
Ralf B, Owner at The Lounge at Lilianfels, responded to this review

Dear BAP2222, Thank you for such a delightful review of your experience in the Lounge at Lilianfels Blue Mountains Resort & Spa. I was pleased to read of your appreciation of all that the Lounge offers, & that our Team looked after you. We will...More

Reviewed March 30, 2017 via mobile

The place at first sight is really great and looks fancy. Also this is the cheapest place to eat if you stay in this hotel or nearby (was a rainy day and going to center was too difficult) so lets give it a try as...More

Thank diamen56
Ralf B, General Manager at The Lounge at Lilianfels, responded to this review

Dear diamen56, Thank you for reviewing your experience of the Lounge at Lilianfels Blue Mountains Resort & Spa. You are quite correct in your observation that Lilianfels is not recognised as being "wilder" then other local establishments, nor are we "cheaper". All properties within the...More

Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

I made an impromptu visit today 20/3/17 as I was passing, I rang at 11.30am from the gate & asked if high tea was avail & Anna/Anne responded 'of course come up to the Lounge'. Reception directed me to the lounge, it was unattended so...More

1  Thank Maude G
Ralf B, General Manager at The Lounge at Lilianfels, responded to this review

Dear Maude G, Thank you for reviewing your recent experience at Lilianfels Lounge at Lilianfels Blue Mountains Resort & Spa. I am disappointed to read that on this occasion we failed in some areas to provide you with the service, and attention we are known...More

Reviewed March 14, 2017

The lounge is more like the governors lounge rather than a five star hotel. There are top hotels all over the world but only a few hotels that make one feel like aristocrats.More

Thank GrahamJubb
Ralf B, General Manager at The Lounge at Lilianfels, responded to this review

Dear GrahamJubb, Thank you for reviewing your recent experience at Lilianfels Lounge at Lilianfels Blue Mountains Resort & Spa It’s a pleasure to read that you enjoyed the offering of our Lounge, and that the Team looked after you. I look forward to welcoming you...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-19 Lilianfels Avenue | Katoomba, Katoomba, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Blue Mountains  >  Katoomba
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4780 1200
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Description
The Lounge invites guests to relax in plush Victorian armchairs, curl up by the fireplace with a book, or simply gaze out over the spectacular views of the Jamison Valley. Afternoon tea is served in grand tradition daily and a stylish mahogany bar is the perfect setting for pre-dinner drinks.The Lounge offers all day dining from 11am to Late Monday to Sunday, sumptuous afternoon teas and refreshments served both inside and outside in the adjoining garden.