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Paragon Restaurant

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65 Katoomba St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
+61 2 4782 2928
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good33%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible14%
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“scones” (51 reviews)
“burgers” (9 reviews)
“lamb” (6 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
65 Katoomba St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’re so glad the Paragon is still operating with its quaint booths, excellent cakes and gourmet chocolate treats. It’s an establishment ! Well worth stopping by for tea and a slice of cake.

Thank SydneyFamily2011
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We popped into the intriguing Paragon for a coffee & cake and patiently waited to be seated and subsequently served. The chocolate & pistachio cake was rich, heavy and tasty - delightful. Coffee was so so. Nonetheless we enjoyed and the apologetic staff were friendly...More

Thank Waynzee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have not been to the Paragon for many, many years. It seems to have lost it's magic. What you read and what you see differs in that it just seems to need some loving. The cafe itself would seem to be falling into disrepair...More

Thank Craiginsydney
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place has been open for years and years, if the PR is to be believed, and it did feel like we were going back in time. Fish and chips was the right selection to make followed by some fancy treats from the cake section...More

Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pop in to see the old banquet hall and dining room. Beautiful, more-ish chocolates. Didn't stay for a coffee but the staff were very nice. Thanks!

Thank travelflee
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Fascinating place. Like stepping back in time Poorly lit, hardly two surfaces level with another. Did not overly promote that it is supposed to make chocolates In the back be surprised by art deco dining room as though from an ocean liner and theatre complete...More

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Had a late lunch (3.30pm) and service was good. Did not get the feeling they wanted to close. Burgers were great, as were chips and condiments served. Beer was,t much more expensive then a coffee. Atmosphere was unique and a look at the ballroom out...More

Thank johnwV2400DA
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Great experience, and well worth a visit. Parking could be better, as there is limited out the front of the cafe.

Thank KenDrouin
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful old restaurant! It's lovely to see some old buildings that are kept to there glory, the rooms at the back of the restaurant are filled with historical info! I believe it's well worth the visit The have sweets for sale which are...More

Thank Kerrieandjohn
Reviewed 30 August 2017

This cafe is a must do in Katoomba. Historic cafe built by a Greek local which was an entertainment hub in the 1920's complete with ballroom, cocktail bar, theatre/stage all in it's original 20's decor. The memorabilia is extensive throughout the shop. Takes you back...More

Thank Fifi03_12
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Mary K
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Response from Alison W | Reviewed this property |
hamburgers, a range of hot meals, pasta dishes and toasted sandwiches The food is good and stay lovely
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 Katoomba St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Blue Mountains  >  Katoomba
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4782 2928
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