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The Rooster

48 Merriwa St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
+61 2 4782 1206
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
48 Merriwa St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Disappointing. Booked dinner here for my birthday. I ordered the soufflé which was cold in the middle. Dessert was the only good part of my 3 courses. Then we were charged twice for my husband’s main meal (the beef), adding an extra almost $40 to...More

Thank Ozwanderer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Monday was our wedding anniversary and were thrilled to find The Rooster was open for dinner. The interior was quirky with a room of different types of mirrors on one wall. It was lovely and warm and our waiter Sydney was excellent. My husband chose...More

Thank Janelle M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

as it was my bthday Sunday and we had been the year before was sent free main meal voucher and thought we would visit again with two other couples food very dissaponting meat underdone waittress first day diddnt understand menu my husbands boulloubaise had i...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

We enjoyed a 7-course degustation dinner here last Sunday night. Everything was very good and we had a lovely evening, especially with the added bonus of the violinist. However, it was an expensive meal, especially given that we had an equally good 6-course meal the...More

Thank Cassanda
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a very special French dinner experience at this restaurant. The decor in this olde home extrudes French provincial with a number of artefacts to delight. The Bar room is special. Although we had booked in a few weeks ago, we did not anticipate...More

Thank Ron T
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We had one of the most beautiful meals of our trip at this gorgeous French restaurant. Excellent service, attentive and warm with a lot of knowledge about the food and wines. As a large group, we had chose many different meals and everybody thought their...More

Thank Kath C
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We did not expect a stylish and affordable French restaurant just in Katoomba. Everything perfect - design, atmosphere, food, music and service. I will not talk long: visit the Rooster and see, you deserve it!

Thank Serge I
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

The food was exquisite! The menu was short but incredible, everything was cooked to perfection and the staff were so helpful and lovely!

Thank Tarnisha B
Reviewed 8 July 2017

The best place to eat so far They have a fire place with French style decoration restaurant just great atmosphere to share a dinner with that special someone They even had a viloinst playing for dinner I will definitely go their again

Thank Het223
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Booked here last minute and what a nice surprise ! Fantastic music beautiful food and a beautiful ambiance .. Will be back !!

Thank Silvana2867
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12 February 2016|
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Response from Terry H | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay I have been in hospital for 5 weeks. I found them staff including the manager to be very pleasant and helpful. the food was wonderful. Thanks form your enquiry.
12 February 2016|
Response from 683denise | Reviewed this property |
i can only say this i am a very fussy eater have eaten FRench food in france where i lived for a few years and i found meals very well prepared and tasty and service ist class at ROOSTER we also told our french... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
USD 20 - USD 52
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, View, Business meetings
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Merriwa St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Blue Mountains  >  Katoomba
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4782 1206
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Quality traditional french cuisine reasonably priced, wonderful location and ambiance with spectacular views of the jamison valley. Bar, extensive reasonably priced wine list, outside dining, beautifully restored edwardian building built 1895 guest house with four luxury guestrooms, specials of the week.
Open every day for Breakfast Lunch and Dinner except Wednesday and Thursday
Musicians play every night and Lunch on Sunday
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