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The Carrington Dining Room

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Australian, Gluten Free Options
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15 Katoomba St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
+61 2 4782 1111
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Katoomba, Australia
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate dinner here when we had family visiting. Traditional formal decor and old school style service. Food was well prepared, if a little old fashioned, and well presented. Wine list was extensive and surprisingly affordable. Gave our visitors a traditional style Blue Mountains evening. Would take guests here again.

1 Thank blackettangela
London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Lovely room with, possibly, 20 foot high ceilings and delightful old furniture. Excellent staff members. There was an option of a la carte or cooked breakfast (extra expense)

Thank Kev C
Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

If you're looking for a fine dining experience in Katoomba, the dining room in the famous Carrington Hotel is well worth a visit. The special atmosphere is created immediately you step into the corridors of the hotel, where you are surrounded by history and the grand trappings of an eighteenth century icon. The chandeliers, richly patterned carpets, beautiful woodwork and... More 

1 Thank Timothy D
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55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Nice awesome Hotel , But for breakfast I have to say I would have expected more from the hotel really, But drinking at the Bar one night the bar staff made me feel so welcome good job guys , thanks.

Thank peter p
The Netherlands
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

We didn’t stay at the Carrington as we didn’t know it existed when we booked our Australian holiday from Europe. So we spent New Year’s Eve with a takeaway meal in a modest motel room. But we certainly made up for it the next day! The setting, the food and the service were all top-rate. Our waiter had that unique... More 

Thank Nig49
Innes Park, Australia
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We enjoyed Devonshire tea (thanks for not nuking the scones as so many do!) and a glass of bubbles one afternoon during a wander through the antique shops in Katoomba. Very pleasant.

Thank Leanne T
Sydney, Australia
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Was looking forward to renewing my acquaintance with the Christmas Buffet with friends in 2016, as the food and service had been superb in 2015! Total disapointment ! The Oysters - in recycled shells with tide marks on the inside, were slimy and obviously did not belong to the shell - probably bottled I would say. The Fish and Meats... More 

Thank Dee H
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111 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

I could just sit there for hours and not even eat. The piano playing was excellent, the room and old world charm just took your breath away. We booked in for a second night, bugger the other dinning places across the street - we were stuck right here. The bar as you go in is excellent, variety plus. The dinning... More 

Thank Gerald B
Coffs Harbour, Australia
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

This place is truly unique and beautiful with it's 1920 Art Deco style, that has been classily refurbished and dressed. We were lucky enough to have High Tea here and it was a delightful high quality affair with delicious fresh morsels of tasty fine quality! The ambience is beautiful, great place to look around.

Thank AM_of_Oz
McDonough, Georgia
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113 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Had dinner here. The food was good. The dinning room was well decorated. There was a pianist playing at dinner. He was very good I enjoyed the music.

Thank RodDaly

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Australian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Katoomba St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Blue Mountains  >  Katoomba
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4782 1111

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