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Cataract On Paterson

135 Paterson St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 63314446
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood platter” (83 reviews)
“steak” (135 reviews)
“pork belly” (45 reviews)
Opens in 17 min
Steakhouse, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
135 Paterson St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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1 - 10 of 829 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Focused on local Tasmanian produce, the menu is well supported by an extensive wine list along with great advice from the sommelier Andrew. A lovely dinner and cosy atmosphere.

Thank Tracey W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Pretty poor service very slow. Waited an hour to get our meals and then when they came out they said that mine (birthday girl) would be another 5 minutes! Everyone had basically finished their meals by the time I got mine. My steak was under...More

1  Thank Megan C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great meal, the service was good as it was a busy night, our waitress was very knowledgeable and friendly, Only thing i would say because we sat near the windows it was a little cold maybe the blinds need to be pulled down at night,...More

Thank Nodree
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and service to match. Very very good risotto and desserts were amazing. Great value. Everyone was happy with their meals and wine was superb. Highly recommend.

Thank sharni123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took s friend out to celebrate her birthday. Started off great with friendly helpful service (if a little slow)and great food. Unfortunately after the main course the service disappeared and when we finally put in an order for coffee, it was extremely slow in coming,...More

1  Thank Robynne A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I had a wonderful meal here. We each had two courses and shared a dessert and we couldn’t fault it! They food was delicious! For main my husband ordered the ‘surprise me’ meal & it was superb! The staff were really lovely...More

Thank Marie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked a table for 10 walked in and was made welcome by friendly staff, the place looked very nice. The waitress was very good although we were there a good 20 minutes before drink orders were taken. Although there are lots of partitions around the...More

Thank biggc112017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fabulous restaurant, great service and the food was absolutely gourmet quality. The best steak I have ever had.

1  Thank Piggie2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Attention to detail the whole time - Staff made u feel special like they were your personal assistant

1  Thank WazaHuis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant a couple of times and will definitely be coming back again. My fiancé wanted to come here for his birthday because he enjoyed his experience last time so we can definitely say the service is great, staff are super friendly and...More

1  Thank Lily T
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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 7 - USD 82
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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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