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Solitary

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$$ - $$$
Australian, Contemporary
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90 Cliff Dr, Leura, New South Wales 2780, Australia
+61 2 4782 1164
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11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Sydney, Australia
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47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stumbled in here for lunch after walking for about 3 hours. Staff were friendly and helpful - even offered to refill our water bottles when we were leaving to recommence our walk. We just had a light lunch but it was delicious and exactly what we needed. The lunchtime crowd was not all walkers by any means - the... More 

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Thank Jo K
Canberra, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a picture perfect wedding at Solitary. Organisation was easy, Lynn took care of everything including set up on the day. We paid a small additional fee to have our ceremony on the lawn. It was simple and elegant with a beautiful clear view of the valley beyond. We followed it with drinks and canapés on the lawn and... More 

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Turned up Saturday night at short notice and got a table, the staff were so helpful and on the ball. The food looked amazing and was matched by the excellent flavours. It was a feast for the eye. Thank you to the staff

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Thank kuu2016
Sydney, Australia
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134 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

We chose to eat here based on other reviews, but were a little disappointed by the service and the expensive cost of the dishes. Solitary has stunning views over the valley, but when we asked if our party of 3 could sit by the window, we were told all those tables were reserved, even though some never had diners for... More 

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Thank AngieNewZealand
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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107 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

The food is very good; confit duck and seatrout with a glass of wine. Nice location away from the tourist crowds. Monday and tuesday closed!

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Thank Marsno
Sydney
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016

Had a superb dinner at Solitary. Food, especially the fillet of beef, was cooked by Sebastian, Son and Head Chef running it with the help of his Parents, was exactly as requested, pink and melted in the mouth. Lynn, his Mother, helped in the dining room, and was efficient, delightful and kind. This is Family run Restaurant that ranks up... More 

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Thank chuhuahua
Penrith, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

Lovely , quiet little gem with an amazing view . Service with a smile & everything from entree , through to desert is timed to perfection .

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Thank Russell G
Sydney, Australia
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4,768 reviews
2,673 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,768 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016

You come for the view of Leura Falls and it was quite stunning and this is a pleasant and relaxing way to appreciate the environment. Not fine dining but good for a relaxing lunch - a twice cooked goats cheese souffle and chicken and leek pie were tasty and enjoyable Probably better for lunch than dinner for the views. Difficult... More 

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Thank RonWamberal
Sydney, Australia
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84 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

My wife and I stopped in here for Sunday lunch. I had the crisp skinned trout and my wife had the chicken and leek pie. Both were delicious. Very courteous service and a very pleasant atmosphere. Definitely recommended.

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Thank tommyfromsydney
Sydney
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Lovely restaurant, beautiful view and seriously good food. Excellent service too. Although it's housed in a simple cottage it has a quiet, simple grace about it. And for the quality of the food it's not really expensive. This is a gem in the mountains.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Australian, Contemporary
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 Cliff Dr, Leura, New South Wales 2780, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Blue Mountains  >  Leura
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4782 1164

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