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Catalina Restaurant

$$$$Seafood, ,
Lyne Park, Rose Bay, Waverley, New South Wales 2029, Australia
+61 2 9371 0555
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“oysters” (75 reviews)
“suckling pig” (16 reviews)
“snapper” (31 reviews)
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Seafood, Australian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lyne Park, Rose Bay, Waverley, New South Wales 2029, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came to celebrate a friend's birthday and everything was top notch. A delicious, varied menu, beautifully presented and tasting food and immaculate service. With the wonderful water views - this was the recipe for the perfect evening!

Thank pddownunder
james M, General Manager at Catalina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your beautiful review! I often feel that perfection in this business is an unattainable, so to read that you had the perfect night is so wonderful! I look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yesterday had dinner here with my husband to celebrate my birthday and thought the whole experience was amazing . From the beautiful table on the deck with amazing views, to the impeccable service to the food which was not only work of art but the...More

Thank ElizabethN
james M, General Manager at Catalina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for a beautiful review Elizabeth. Accolades are a very nice thing to receive, but what are chef's hats compared to the kind words you have written here? We always strive to offer our customers a wonderful experience so it is immensely gratifying to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We called them only the day before and they found us a table - the website showed it as full. To our surprise, they gave us a lovely table outside with wonderful views of Rose Bay. A great start. Service was excellent as was the...More

Thank AandRHLondon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you’re lucky enough to go here on Captain Ron’s boat from the Park HyAtt then lucky you. Way to travel baby. Rob is cute and knows every darn thing. Of course he had the PM on board yesterday: didn’t he mention that? Catalina’s is...More

1  Thank Cathy A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great restaurant with great views. Food was at a very high standard. Staff were very good. Will definitely return and recommend.

Thank Dimmi1967
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

You can never fault this restaurant. Their wine list seems to have evolved into an even better selection than the last time we dined there and really loved the selections. Food was perfect. Service attentive. The one little thing I would say is that the...More

Thank robynp217
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for dinner on Saturday night. This was our third visit to Catalina and it was another fantastic one. Incredible location and water views and a great atmosphere. The staff were friendly, professional and looked after us extremely well, especially Christina. Wine list was...More

1  Thank ExplorerGoddess
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We ate lunch overlooking the bay Beautiful surroundings and extremely good food The restaurant is expensive but location is amazing

Thank Mike T
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

My wife and I travel to Sydney for special occasions and book into this very classy restaurant. It is not cheap but one pays for the view back to the CBD and the superb wine and food selection. Service is 100%.

Thank Garry H
Reviewed 20 January 2018

Have been here a couple of times. The food and service are exquisite. The issue on our last visit was that 2 people in our party had the snapper, only to find it not cooked through. Went raised with the waiter he informed us that...More

Thank navalou
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8 September 2016|
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Response from Macfilms | Reviewed this property |
I would have thought yes, and if wine is involved, I would suggest over $350 for 2!
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9 November 2015|
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Response from Judy M | Property representative |
We don't sing Happy Birthday in the dining room, but we do offer a range of birthday cakes which our pastry chef is happy to bake, as long as the cake is pre-ordered 48 hours in advance. We can write a 'Happy Birthday... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 35 - USD 55
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lyne Park, Rose Bay, Waverley, New South Wales 2029, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Waverley  >  Rose Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9371 0555
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Situated on the shores of Sydney Harbour on Rose Bay, Catalina is a beautiful, airy light-filled restaurant and bar with floor to ceiling glass sliding doors opening out onto a long curved balcony over the water. In keeping with its harbourside location, the menu features beautifully fresh seafood - Sydney Rock oysters shucked to order; house smoked Tasmanian salmon; whole snapper and barramundi, filleted on the premises - but also a wide range of the best meat and poultry Australia has to offer. A fabulous Australian and global wine list (over 600 wines) and welcoming, attentive service, make this restaurant a must-do Sydney dining experience. Come in all day for the full menu - Catalina doesn't close between lunch and dinner - or graze on bar food overlooking the most beautiful harbour in the world.
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