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Solitary

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$$ - $$$
Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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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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115 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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99 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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4,613 reviews
2,602 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,747 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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79 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 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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8 reviews
6 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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Thank Robynvh2
Bathurst, Australia
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40 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful way to celebrate a birthday, fine dining (it was lunch), attentive service and fantastic view. Solitary had it all. It was refreshing to find amazing food with generous serving sizes, good wine list, relaxed but first class atmosphere and great service coupled with million dollar views. There was never a hint of "hurry" the pace was spot... More 

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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

Always a highlight. Have been here several times. Love it. The meals are brilliant and the service is faultless.

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Thank Vicki D
Bunbury, Australia
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304 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

We came to this restaurant from our 4hr cliff top walk - very weary and in need of food and beverage. We were a little bit paranoid about how we looked as there were some very nicely dressed diners inside. On our arrival to the door, we were looked up and down a few times by the lady - who... More 

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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, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Scenic view, Romantic, Local cuisine, Large groups, 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?