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Cataract On Paterson

) #4 of 240 Restaurants in Launceston $$ - $$$ Steakhouse, Seafood,
135 Paterson St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 63314446
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Steakhouse, Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
135 Paterson St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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1 - 10 of 716 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked late for a Sunday night; they were busy but fitted us in. One of the best meals we've had in a while and though not cheap, pretty decent prices ($38 for fillet, two sides and sauce). Will be back when next in Launceston!

Thank JK69
Reviewed 1 week ago

While not at the top end of restaurant pricing in Launceston, Cataract on Paterson is reasonably expensive. However, the food is beautifully prepared and presented and the staff are very well trained and attentive. We were happy to pay a premium price for a delicious...More

Thank TaringaTravellers
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cateract on Paterson is a Launceston favourite of mine. A group of 8 of us went for dinner to celebrate a birthday. The cocktail menu is wonderful, the food is always delicious and beautifully presented, and the wait staff are friendly and helpful. The only...More

Thank Christine C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been here 9 times now and have never had a bad time! 10/10 would reckonmend to anyone wanting to try something new or looking for a nice place to eat! They have a great range of food and the cocktails are killer!! :)

Thank emiiily-hi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great atmosphere. Fantastic food. The desserts are amazing and the service is five star. Well worth a visit but make sure you reserve a table as they are regularly booked out.

Thank AlliMatt592
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best steak I've ever had. The food is delicious, service is great, and the atmosphere is relaxed and welcoming. Stone cooked steaks were fun too. Would definitely recommend- make sure you make a booking though, we went on a Tuesday night and it was...More

Thank Alison P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyed my three course meal, very noisy packed restaurant as it is so popular. Need to book early as often booked out. Having to line up to pay was frustrating, time consuming. Staff knew the menu and were efficient and pleasant.

Thank katyj9
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to see what all the rave reviews were about. We were greeted several times apon arrival to see if we had been served. They were busy but we were happy to wait until a table became available. When we were finally seated the maitre...More

6  Thank Katherine L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was very busy in Launceston the night we went and we had been unable to get into another place we wanted to eat at. I think this was a lucky break for us, they quickly organised a table for us and the service thereafter...More

Thank oliver b
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We chose this restaurant to experience the novelty of cooking our own meat courses on heated volcanic rock at the table. The quality of the steaks was excellent, the service was very good and the atmosphere was relaxed. This was a nice way to entertain...More

Thank David W
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Questions & Answers
18 August 2017|
Response from gamain | Reviewed this property |
+61 (03) 6331 444 is the ph. No. or ......au/reservations/ Cannot include a web address so the last part is as above
9 April 2017|
Response from Karen B | Property representative |
Hello no not at this stage we may open during winter for lunch. Thank you for contacting us. Karen
5 April 2017|
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Response from Karen B | Property representative |
Hello yes we are child friendly and have a dedicated children's menu. Thanks Karen
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 9 - USD 36
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 00:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 Paterson St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Launceston
  • Phone Number: +61 63314446
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Thank you for considering to dine at Cataract on Paterson. Our emphasis is to highlight Tasmanian food products, produce superior flavour and offer our guests sincere value. We proudly supports Tasmanian farmers, sourcing our beef and lamb from the rich pastures of the North & Northwest; oysters & fresh seafood from the East Coast & free range chicken & local fresh produce from a variety of farm gates. We are home to the Stonegrill dining experience! Stonegrill is a new, exciting & unique interactive dining experience that presents your meal cooking on a 400°C volcanic stone at your table. The unique method & high temperature, sears in all the natural juices & nutrients, enhancing the full flavours & tenderness of your meal. Stonegrill is internationally recognised as one of the healthiest methods of cooking, as all produce is completely trimmed of fats & no added oils are used. Your meal will remain hot & enjoyable, allowing you to dine at leisure, with every bite as hot & delicious as the first as the stone remains very hot for approx. 35 minutes & hot for over an hour.We are open for dinner 7 nights per week from 5.00pm until late and lunch Thursday to Sunday from 12 noon. Reservations are highly encouraged.
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