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Catalina Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
Australian, Seafood, Contemporary, Gluten Free
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Lyne Park, Rose Bay, Waverley, New South Wales 2029, Australia
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Took my best friend here for an early birthday lunch and it did not disappoint! Although our table was not ready when we arrived (as we wanted a table outside with a view), we were promptly offered seating at outside on a gorgeous Sunday where we had some yummy pre-lunch cocktails with an absolutely gorgeous view of Rose Bay. Not... More 

Thank Katrina D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a beautiful dinner at Catalina. This was my second visit and the food didn't disappoint. My favourite meal on the menu is the scallops in the entree have ordered them each time I have visited and thoroughly enjoyed them. Snapper was great and the beef tenderloin was good to perfection.

Thank Kirsty B
Clovelly, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Four of us went out to dinner and everyone had a great time. We each had different main menu items and they were all both extremely tasty and generous in proportion. All in all a great night, with very attentive and courteous service. Rose Bay is always a nice place to be. While dinner suited us for visitors to Sydney... More 

Thank handr40
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been dining at Catalina for years and it is consistently good. The staff are friendly and attentive and the foods is wonderful. Only complaint is the food even the vegetables taste a little buttery but is otherwise very good. Not the cheapest place to dine but the views and service make it worthwhile.

Thank Liza_n1
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having loved this restaurant for a long time I recently went back . It still has the lovely view and staff are wonderful . The food is great but not blow you away . In fact Im disappointed that it all seems pretty similar season after season . the tables are very close to each other and you can here... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i was lucky enough to be invited for dinner at Catalina by Business partners. i must say that while i was impressed with the venue and location, absolutely stunning views and proximity to the water, and with the food, i am glad i did not have to pay the bill. the menu is very well designed with a lot of... More 

Thank streetfoodlover2014
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here a few times, the service is always great. The food always arrives beautifully and the staff are very accommodating. I would highly recommend it for a special occasion.

Thank Daniel C
New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location of the restaurant is superb. Try to get a table outside on the deck overlooking Sydney Harbour. Food is a delicious

Thank SonNY2002
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got there by water taxi, had a great table with the most beautiful view, most caring waitress and absolutely delicious dinner, so I would highly recommend it to anyone.

Thank Milena P
Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is certainly makes this Restaurant a must visit whilst in Sydney. Menu has a good range of seafood, meat and vegetarian options. Extensive wine list and the wine waiters have a good knowledge of wines on offer. Service could be a little more attentive, particularly if you are seated at the tables away from the windows. Overall a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$35 - $55
Australian, Seafood, Contemporary, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Scenic view
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lyne Park, Rose Bay, Waverley, New South Wales 2029, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Waverley  >  Rose Bay
  • Phone Number: 0293710555
Situated on the shores of Sydney Harbour on Rose Bay, Catalina is a beautiful, airy light-filled restaurant and bar with floor to ceiling glass sliding doors opening out onto a long curved balcony over the water. In keeping with its harbourside location, the menu features beautifully fresh seafood - Sydney Rock oysters shucked to order; house smoked Tasmanian salmon; whole snapper and barramundi, filleted on the premises - but also a wide range of the best meat and poultry Australia has to offer. A fabulous Australian and global wine list (over 600 wines) and welcoming, attentive service, make this restaurant a must-do Sydney dining experience. Come in all day for the full menu - Catalina doesn't close between lunch and dinner - or graze on bar food overlooking the most beautiful harbour in the world.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?