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Avalon

18 Katoomba St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
+61 2 4782 5532
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“lamb” (39 reviews)
“cheesecake” (21 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm Hours
CUISINES
Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
18 Katoomba St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Avalon because of a recommendation from a local. It is a wonderful immersive experience. The restaurant is filled with quirky visual delights from the past which kind of made us feel we were in an vintage film. Staff were friendly and attentive...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Neale G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited this restaurant with friends whilst visiting the Blue Mountains. Loved the whole concept of this place. The service and food were amazing. Set in an old cinema it took me back to the 1940's and 50's. We sat by the window hoping to get...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lynda W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved the Art Deco setting, the Liquorice Cheese cake was amazing, not sweet at all.. David Cartwright the owner was lovely in explaining the history of the place, how it came about and showed me a scrapbook of old photos, I really appreciated his time....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Amanda B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Situated in an old converted cinema. Loved the smart art deco style and great views from the picture window. Really nice friendly and chatty owner and we experienced excellent service. Memu was very appealing and prices reasonable. Great cocktails and good local wine selection. However...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jasmine38Chichester
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Good quality and decent size meals at a reasonable price in a nice, a bit art deco, setting. Simple as that.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ian E
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Located in Katoomba’s Main Street, Avalon is located in a former cinema. It is located just across from the Carrington Hotel and a short walk to the station. The menu seems well thought out and the staff friendly. There is a separate bar area and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank westernsydney
Reviewed 15 October 2018

My partner and I eat out every week at least once and have traveled extensively. The efficient and friendly service the quality of the meals are second to none. The ambiance and amazing mountain views are truly magnificent. Dillon and David the new owners cannot...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank LakesideBandB
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful restaurant! This is my second trip to the Avalon. When we arrived we seated by our quirky waiter who I think may have been the owner. He joked with us during the night and provided great customer service. Our meals were yummy....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ezzzay
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Slight miscommunication resulted in our order not being taken and having a bit of a wait but the staff went above and beyond to make sure this was corrected and we enjoyed an exceptional meal - the shredded beef croquette special and a glass of...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jessie W
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

This Restaurant provides an eclectic and quirky atmosphere. The staff are super friendly, the food is delicious, the decor is very interesting. If you’re looking for something out of the ordinary, then the Avalon is where to go.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Sharon I
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 26
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Katoomba St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Blue Mountains  >  Katoomba
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4782 5532
  • E-mail
Description
Set in the historic Savoy picture theatre building, Avalon Restaurant & Cocktail Bar at Katoomba combines playful art-deco charm with hearty food, friendly service and spectacular Blue Mountains views. Located on main street Katoomba, enter the historic Savoy picture theatre foyer and make your way past the ticket booth and up the stairs. The restaurant inhabits the dress circle of the old theatre, and offers a decor of quirky retro finds and spectacular mountain views over Leura and the Jamison Valley. Meals are prepared in the old projection room, and cocktails and retro tunes are served in the former refreshment lounge, now a cosy bar complete with roaring fireplace. The art deco architecture is complemented by an eclectic collection of furnishings and artwork. The style of service is casual and friendly. Licensed and BYO wine.
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