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The Switchback Restaurant

70 Chifley Road | Zig Zag Motel, Lithgow, New South Wales NSW 2790, Australia
+61 2 6352 2477
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“pork belly” (5 reviews)
“steak” (6 reviews)
“mash” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
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Value
LOCATION
70 Chifley Road | Zig Zag Motel, Lithgow, New South Wales NSW 2790, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wasn’t staying here at the motel, but good dining is limited in Lithgow, so decided to try them. I was pleasantly surprised. The menu had a good variety and was fairly extensive, from Pasta to Seafood to Grills. A good drink and dessert menu...More

Thank Vicky L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ok so we all know what the restaurant at a motel is like you get a bank loan to pay for a feed and then you get this massive plate and in the middle is a handful of something that wouldn’t even fill a mouse...More

Thank JoanneW2034
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The title says enough. My wife had the crispy skin salmon, mash, and sauteed bok choy, I had the pollo gamberetto. Delicious. Not 5 star dining, but food you enjoy eating, and done very well. I though the prices were a bit steep when I...More

1  Thank David M
Reviewed September 9, 2018

We stayed at the Zig Zag Motel and enjoyed two lovely breakfasts while there. As we arrived for breakfast quite late both days, the buffet was nearly at an end but we ordered form the menu. The dishes were very tasty and fresh and the...More

Thank MsJane1206
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Took the family here for tea , food was nice took a while to come out wasn't cooked to how we asked but we were hungry so ate it & was a bit over priced Waitresses were unfriendly little abrupt even rolled there eyes when...More

Thank Jayahbird11
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Went to the restaurant for a family dinner and was pleased to see gluten free entree and dessert options as well as mains. I had a surf and turf (rump steak). The steak was cooked well and the sauce was plentiful.More

Thank KazzMac
INZGROUP, Guest Relations Manager at The Switchback Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Hi Kazzmac. Thank you for your review. We are pleased to offer our guests a modified menu to cater for their dietary needs. We are pleased on this occasion we were able to accommodate you. We look forward to seeing you in the restaurant in...More

Reviewed August 19, 2018

Very hot and tasty. $18 was great value for the hot meal we had and we didn't need to have the cereal and juices etc. which was included in the price. We had poached eggs with bacon and tomato and my husband added sausages to...More

Thank MeeMawB
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Switchback restaurant, best in town, pork chop with plum glaze and grilled prawns amazing flavor go in and try the 5 star food, will not disappoint

Thank Elsa M
INZGROUP, Guest Relations Manager at The Switchback Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2018

Hi Elsa. Thank you for taking the time to review the Switchback Restaurant. We are pleased you enjoyed your meal and look forward to having you dine with us again in the future.

Reviewed August 16, 2018

Tried several meals over several visits and highly recommend anything on the menu, everything cooked to perfection. My favourite is the Veal Marsala. We will be back.

Thank NolaW33
INZGROUP, Public Relations Manager at The Switchback Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2018

HI Nola W. Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are pleased you have enjoyed your dining experience and thank you for your ongoing patronage. We look forward to hosting you in the future.

Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Wow we have been too many restaurants but without doubt this would have been the best steak we've ever had absolutely beautiful melted in your mouth we will definitely be back staff are fantastic and a very special thank you to Jo if we could...More

Thank vicki b
INZGROUP, Guest Relations Manager at The Switchback Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2018

Hi Vicki and Colin. Thank you for your wonderful review. We are extremely pleased you enjoyed your meal, and your overall experience whilst staying with us. We do pride ourselves on our customer service in all aspects of the motel, and are fortunate to have...More

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Hi It wasn't running when we were there but I believe part of it still is. Try zigzagrailway dot c-om dot au (sorry you can't add a link!) find out more about when it will be back up and running. Have a great trip! Cathy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Business meetings, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 Chifley Road | Zig Zag Motel, Lithgow, New South Wales NSW 2790, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Blue Mountains  >  Lithgow
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6352 2477
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  • This restaurant is at Zig Zag Motel
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