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18 Katoomba St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
+61 2 4782 5532
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
18 Katoomba St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great food and ambiance. Art deco, soft lighting, friendly staff and great food! My son said the lamb was the best! The meringue dessert was beautiful and tasty.

Thank Marijo R
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had dinner recentley at the Avalon, had not eaten there for some time, three to four years at least. I had the roast lamb but felt it was let down by the sweet gravy, it was quite over powering, I would not order this...More

Thank Sandyblue
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last night two friends and I had dinner in the Avalon. This is definitely one of my favourite eating experiences! Apart from the cosy,somewhat eccentric surroundings (Colour and movement! Plenty to look at!) and the jazz duo which added greatly to the atmosphere, the food...More

Thank SydneyTraveller185
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the decor of the place. Thought it was great. Cocktails were fantastic. Starter was baked camembert and was so good. Mains were large and delicious, only thing was the chicken was a little bit drowned in mustard sauce. Had to share a dessert because...More

Thank Melissa P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been here now a few times and really enjoy the food and the service has always been great too. I last went there for my birthday dinner and we had a great time, thoroughly enjoyed the food, wine and service. They also do great...More

Thank Rosimay
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

'Friday night super club' at the Avalon was a highlight of our weekend away. Walking into the speakeasy art deco space was such an amazing surprise. The restaurant was full but we managed to get a table for 2. The service was incredible and the...More

Thank amymf86
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner for 2 last Saturday night. Booked a table near the window and had a fantastic evening. Food was excellent, service was very consistent without being intrusive and the ambience was great.

Thank Blair D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Traditional tasty food, with less than traditional decor and vibes. A lovely place to enjoy dinner. I'll be back.

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Probably the hardest part was entering from the street because very little is visible. After climbing the steps and walking to the bar one is in a curious old fashioned world of old fashioned teapots, adding machines for the bill, and a coffee maker from...More

Thank Njal H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A totally unexpected find. Good food, nice selection, friendly staff and loads of interesting things to look at!

Thank luckylynno
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Katoomba St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Blue Mountains  >  Katoomba
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4782 5532
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Set in the historic Savoy picture theatre building, Avalon Restaurant & Cocktail Bar at Katoomba combines playful art-deco charm with hearty food, friendly service and spectacular Blue Mountains views. Located on main street Katoomba, enter the historic Savoy picture theatre foyer and make your way past the ticket booth and up the stairs. The restaurant inhabits the dress circle of the old theatre, and offers a decor of quirky retro finds and spectacular mountain views over Leura and the Jamison Valley. Meals are prepared in the old projection room, and cocktails and retro tunes are served in the former refreshment lounge, now a cosy bar complete with roaring fireplace. The art deco architecture is complemented by an eclectic collection of furnishings and artwork. The style of service is casual and friendly. Licensed and BYO wine.
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