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Avalon

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Australian, Gluten Free Options
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18 Katoomba St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
+61 2 4782 5532
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18:00 - 21:00
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Wed - Sun 18:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 14:00
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Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

We had a great evening. Management and service very friendly. View fastastic. And great decorations. As well as good food.

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Thank wendy883
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

It was New Year's Eve and the place was jumping. Dylan and his staff worked cheerfully and tirelessly to ensure we all had a good time. The food was good and the whole ambience of the Avalon was one of enjoyment. We had a top position for the view and the mountain mist coming in made it all the more... More 

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Thank Gillian N
Dylan B, Owner at Avalon, responded to this review

Hi Gillian, Thanks so much for the lovely review. We're glad you had an enjoyable New Year's Eve with us. Many of our regular guests use a visit to Avalon as an opportunity to dress up in their finest vintage wear, so feel free to don your slinky gown and feather boa on your next visit. You likely wont be... More 

Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

I have dined at the Avalon several times and always find the food and service consistently fabulous! The restaurant is full of character and charm and the view from the restaurant is amazing! The staff are always super friendly, nothing is ever too much trouble. The menu offers a great variety and the meals are always delicious and generous, make... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Service was good, atmosphere was nice, despite the fact that it was a little cluttered. Food was very disappointing

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed dinner here last night with absolute excitement. Food was absolutely sensational, not to mention the staff were successfully attending to my questions about the food, but also accommodating with the table service itself. The owner Dylan was quite plesent and all round well mannered. I would highly recommend dinners and lunches here if you were able.

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Thank Matt A
Blue Mountains, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Amazing food and customer service. The desserts are so nice. Had to try a bit of every ones dessert. Great view of the mountains. Highly recommended!

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Thank Brooksie79
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Walking up the stairs into the Avalon is like taking a step back in time to a gentler era when glamour and exhuberance and enjoyment of the new art deco movement was at the fore. The restaurant is sited in what was the dress circle of the old Savoy Cinema. The eclectic decor and menu which still includes favourites enjoyed... More 

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Thank Lynne203
Dylan B, Owner at Avalon, responded to this review

Hello Lynne, Thanks so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We're glad you enjoyed your Avalon experience! Look forward to seeing you again soon! Cheers More 

Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

I dined at Avalon last weekend with my father. Once again the food was sensational , the service great and the outlook magnificent. Highly recommended.

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Thank Antony J
Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Had a great night celebrating NYE at Avalon - first visit and the reputation this restaurant has lived up to all expectations. Friendly service, food arrived quite quickly considering the restaurant was full. This iconic restaurant set in the old cinema has so much character and charm, with a wonderful view; The food - full of flavour, generous serves and... More 

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1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

I've been to the Avalon a number of times and never have been disappointed. My favourite is the chicken very tasty. The service is great and prices reasonable. The staff have always been helpful. I especially like the cocktail bar area very relaxing. The Manager, Dylan, always makes an effort to check if everything is fine and have a chat... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 28
Cuisine
Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner
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
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 21:00
Thursday
18:00 - 21:00
Friday
18:00 - 21:00
Saturday
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
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
Description
Set in the historic Savoy picture theatre building, AVALON Restaurant and 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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