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Paragon Restaurant

65 Katoomba St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
+61 2 4782 2928
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good33%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible14%
Travelers talk about
“scones” (51 reviews)
“burgers” (9 reviews)
“lamb” (6 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 4:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
65 Katoomba St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had lunch here on a wet Monday, was reasonably busy, about half full. Only two wait staff on. Food very ordinary. People coming in off street to buy chocolates plus diners waiting to pay meant a long queue to leave. Not helped with one of...More

Thank whitefoil
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Made a booking for four persons for a Thursday evening dinner. Telephoned them the day before to confirm everything was OK and to my surprise was told that the restaurant would be closed all day for renovations. Remade a reservation for the Saturday evening. When...More

Thank Clive L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just like the 1920's beautiful decor. Afternoon tea cakes scones great and the milkshakes served the old fashioned way

Thank Valerie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Every time we go to this place we feel at home and always intrigued. Food is awesome, service is great and the milkshakes and carrot cake to die for

Thank Sandeeps25
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Coffee average, menu limited. Nice atmosphere but dark and dirty with old unused things cluttering up the space eg gas heater. We ordered scones which were tasty and handmade chocolate was delicious. Generally service seemed disorganised. They need someone to take control and clean the...More

Thank Kirstin D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We remember what the Paragon used to be like but it is no longer offering " fine dining " as its brochure promised. It may be OK if you want hamburgers for diinner. It is only open for dinner on fridaty and saturday nights but...More

Thank Brian A
Reviewed October 12, 2017 via mobile

We’re so glad the Paragon is still operating with its quaint booths, excellent cakes and gourmet chocolate treats. It’s an establishment ! Well worth stopping by for tea and a slice of cake.

Thank SydneyFamily2011
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

We popped into the intriguing Paragon for a coffee & cake and patiently waited to be seated and subsequently served. The chocolate & pistachio cake was rich, heavy and tasty - delightful. Coffee was so so. Nonetheless we enjoyed and the apologetic staff were friendly...More

Thank Waynzee
Reviewed September 30, 2017

I have not been to the Paragon for many, many years. It seems to have lost it's magic. What you read and what you see differs in that it just seems to need some loving. The cafe itself would seem to be falling into disrepair...More

Thank Craiginsydney
Reviewed September 25, 2017

The place has been open for years and years, if the PR is to be believed, and it did feel like we were going back in time. Fish and chips was the right selection to make followed by some fancy treats from the cake section...More

Thank Patrick M
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Mary K
July 20, 2017|
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Response from Alison W | Reviewed this property |
hamburgers, a range of hot meals, pasta dishes and toasted sandwiches The food is good and stay lovely
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 Katoomba St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Blue Mountains  >  Katoomba
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4782 2928
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