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Darley's Restaurant

5-19 Lilianfels Ave | Echo Point, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
+61 2 4780 1200
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  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
5-19 Lilianfels Ave | Echo Point, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We dined here with out 3 month old baby and it was no trouble at all! There was also a family with 2 young children dining and they seemed to also be made welcome. Service was outstanding - very friendly and attentive. Excellent explanations and...More

Thank Nesselle
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Eating at darleys is always a nice night out. The decor and ambience create a welcoming/warm feeling. Service is always impeccable. Many compliments to Christie, Ash and Sam who made our night very special. On a critical note the mud crab entree needs more crab...More

Thank Eurotripa
Management response:Responded 3 days ago

Dear Eurotripa. Thank you very much for taking the time to provide an account of your recent visit. Thank you especially for your kind words about some of our staff, we are certainly very fortunate to have the team we do. We will definitely take...More

Reviewed 9 May 2018

Having heard so much about Darley's over the years, I chose this restaurant to celebrate my recent birthday. I cannot fault the restaurant's setting or beautiful décor, situated as it is in a stunning period cottage which overlooks the Jamison Valley. Unfortunately, for me the...More

Thank tirelesstraveller204
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Dear tirelesstraveller204. Thank you for taking the time to provide us with some valuable feedback from your recent visit. We do take all comments seriously with a view to continually improving what we offer, both in terms of quality food and beverage, and the service...More

Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

There is a very good reason the Darley’s is one of our favourite places to celebrate special events. An outstanding degustation menu! We have had the pleasure of Ashe providing our service on several occasions. He entertains and informs and adds to the pleasure of...More

Thank Fyrefyta
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Dear Fyrefyta. Thanks you for taking the time to provide us with some kind words regarding your recent Darley's experience. We are very happy that you enjoyed our degustation during your recent visit, and especially that you are regular visitors! And Ashe is someone we...More

Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

The restaurant is in a beautifully renovated colonial cottage. The atmosphere is quiet and intimate. The food is exceptional as is the service. The produce is mostly locally sourced and very fresh. It’s well worth going out of your way for, and definitely a must...More

Thank cliveWa
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Dear cliveWa. Thank you very much for taking the time to provide an account of your recent visit. We are delighted that you enjoyed our restaurants ambiance, and the local produce we are proud to offer. We do hope to see you again in the...More

Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Tonight we celebrated my in-law's 30th wedding anniversary. Wow! The service was spectacular, the food was delicious and the venue was just as amazing. Our waiter (Ashe) told us about the history of the venue and went above and beyond our expectations. This is definitely...More

Thank Jessica A
Management response:Responded 12 May 2018

Dear Jessica A. We are very pleased that you chose Darleys to celebrate your in-law's wedding anniversary, and that you had an enjoyable experience. We are certainly very lucky to have staff here such as Ashe, so thank you for your kind words. We look...More

Reviewed 23 April 2018

We came to Katoomba for a short getaway with my husband and we had our dinner at Darley's. What and amazing place. The venue is beautifully renovated with old world charm. We had lovely dry Martinis to start with and then we were shone to...More

Thank MariaMc1
Management response:Responded 12 May 2018

Dear MariaMc1. Thank you for taking the time to share your Darleys experience, and for choosing us as for dinner during your short getaway. We are happy that you enjoyed your Martinis, and found some dishes you enjoyed. Please come back soon!

Reviewed 18 April 2018

We had dinner here a few nights ago and it was such a delight. By chance we had booked and were seated in a separate room just as you enter the building. The room was spacious and quite comfy. Our younger grandaughter spied the room...More

Thank pchennessy
Management response:Responded 12 May 2018

Dear pchennessy. Thanks so much for providing us with some feedback on your recent visit. We are very pleased that you enjoyed our food and found a bottle of wine you enjoyed. We hope so see you again in the near future!

Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Had a great meal with my wife really enjoyed the food the service the place and the wine but beware this kind of quality does not come cheap. Sometimes though it just so nice to be pampered you know what they say youcan't take it...More

Thank sidcassim
Management response:Responded 12 May 2018

Dear sidcssim. Thank you for taking the time to provide us with an account of your Darley's experience. We are very happy that you and your wife had an enjoyable time. We hope you visit us again soon!

Reviewed 2 April 2018

We had never heard of Darleys until a few weeks prior to booking. This hatted restaurant completely blew us away. At every level, service, food and ambience, we were gob smacked. Tucked beautifully into the grounds of Lillianfels hotel, this place is a definite must...More

1  Thank BradDeeth
Management response:Responded 17 April 2018

Dear BradDeeth. Thank you very much for taking the time to provide us with feedback on your recent visit. We are very happy that you discovered us, and enjoyed your experience. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future.

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3 December 2017|
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Response from Shauna P | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Sharron S | Reviewed this property |
You can have a drink at Lillianfels beautiful bar & it's just a short walk through Hotel to Restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 86
Restaurant features
Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-19 Lilianfels Ave | Echo Point, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Blue Mountains  >  Katoomba
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4780 1200
  • E-mail
Blue Mountains Best Dining Experience | Darleys Restaurant. Our Blue Mountains Restaurant offers modern Australian cuisine which is served in a romantic space that features beautiful stained glassed windows, original ornate fire places, crystal chandeliers and offers guests a breathtaking view of the surrounding gardens and the Jamison Valley. Open: 6.00PM - 10.30 PM : Tuesday to SaturdayA La Carte Menu2 Courses - $95 pp3 Courses - $125 ppNote: Weekends and public holidays - set price 3 courses $125 6 Course Degustation Tasting Menu $160 ppMatching Wines $75 pp
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