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“Superb ”

Catalina Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 53 Restaurants in Rose Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$35 - US$55
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Seafood, Australian, Contemporary
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Good for: Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: 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.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant just oozes class and has the feel of a Michelin starred establishment. Service was absolutely top drawer, the food just wonderful and all this in a setting that any restaurant would break legs for.
It took us ages to choose from an eclectic menu that challenged and delighted us all. We had the chance to chat to head chef Alan O’Keefe after our dinner and his passion for details just shone through. We chatted about where he sources ingredients and his knowledge of every detail is just so impressive.
I’d have no hesitation in recommending this place, in fact I’d go further and advise any friend traveling to Sydney to make a point of going. Superb.

Thank fjb1961
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hard to fault this fine establishment after so many years. Excellent service , great food & stunning views. Not cheap but worth the extravagance. Will definitely keep coming back. Recommend yellow fin crude & glacier toothfish. Also snapper.

Thank selwyn a
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful spot showing SYDNEY harbour from a different angle.
Superb attention coupled with great food.

Thank Margaret K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We couldn't find many waterfront restaurants in Sydney. This was highly recommended and mostly lived up to its reputation. It was easily accessible by ferry from the Opera House Quay. Not phenomenal, but very good seafood and service. If you want fine waterfront dining in Sydney, this might be the best there is.

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Thank John D
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friends, knowing we were to visit Sydney, recommended Catalina Restaurant at Rose Bay.
Staying near Circular Quay enabled a pleasant ferry ride almost to the doorstop of Catalina.
Greeted at the door we were ushered to the deck overlooking the bay and beyond. Brilliant! (We had booked & requested the deck)
Although a very busy Friday lunch, the service was friendly and very attentive. I’d almost forgotten what it was like to be afforded such a professional and pleasant experience whilst dining.
The food was exceptional and lived up to the high standard experienced by so many reviewers to this site.
Our only regret? We couldn’t try the entire menu.

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Thank mellicko
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