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Restaurant 1888

209 Great Western Hwy | Norwood Mountain Lodge, Blackheath, New South Wales 2785, Australia
+61 2 4787 8478
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“goat curry” (8 reviews)
“nepalese food” (5 reviews)
“base camp” (4 reviews)
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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209 Great Western Hwy | Norwood Mountain Lodge, Blackheath, New South Wales 2785, Australia
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Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

We are locals and wanted to sample the new restaurant in our village. We weren’t disappointed. We had a very tasty dinner at 1888 restaurant. A English style menu - I had the Bangers & Mash 🙂 it is BYOG or you can select from...More

Thank BaxCat
Karen B, Manager at Restaurant 1888, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2018

Thank you BaxCat for your amazing and comprehensive review! We definitely should employ you to write our ads! We are so glad you and your group enjoyed your night with us. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Old style homely English type just like mum's or grandma's cooking. Had the chicken & mushroom pot pie, super fresh vegies, everyone enjoyed their meals sort of laid back old style atmosphere definitely come back again

Thank deanknows
Karen B, Manager at Restaurant 1888, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2018

Thank you deanknows for taking the time to review us. Hearty, old-fashioned traditional food is our thing. We are so glad you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

It was hard to find a restaurant in Blackheath to accomodate our group of 8 at late notice. It was no trouble for Restaurant 1888 to provide great food and wonderful service on short notice just as they were getting ready to close. Beautiful restaurant...More

Thank Ingything
Karen B, Manager at Restaurant 1888, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2018

So happy you enjoyed your dining experience with us Ingything! Thank you for your patronage and your lovely review.

Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Arrived in Blackheath late and hungry. Despite being ready to close they put together a table of 8. Beautiful old place with lots of character, and we left a couple of hours later having enjoyed a great night with great service and very nice meals....More

Thank Go549610
Karen B, Manager at Restaurant 1888, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2018

Thank you so much for your review. We don't mind late drop-ins at all. We understand sometimes it's hard to find anywhere to eat in the mountains at 8 pm. Kevin and I are very happy that you enjoyed your meal.

Reviewed 30 July 2018

Was really looking forward to our meal.what a waste of time and money. Watery cauliflower soup. Steak and kidney pie had tough steak. Dollop of cold mashed potatoes and squash and other veggies straight from a freezer. When I gave my feedback the owner said...More

Thank Tony T
Karen B, Manager at Restaurant 1888, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Tony, I'm sorry you were disappointed with your food. We strive to provide quality, fresh food and wine at reasonable prices in a cosy environment, however, if someone is not satisfied, for whatever reason, we will do our best to give them another meal or...More

Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Generous serves, tasty food and lovely wine. Amazing Porter House steak with melted Stilton. Also check out the Pork ribs. We will be back

Thank Hungry A
Karen B, Manager at Restaurant 1888, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Thank you Hungry A for your kind review. We are so glad you enjoyed our food and wine. Hope to see you back soon.

Reviewed 14 July 2018

We phoned to book and told they were full, but then they managed find a table for 5 on a Saturday night? We it all turned out well. There were some interesting diners on near by tables, one lady being verbally abused by her partner...More

Thank Jim G
Karen B, Manager at Restaurant 1888, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Thank you Jim G for your review. Yes it was an "interesting" night. We appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again soon. We are very fortunate that the we have such wonderful patrons such as yourself and your family.

Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Being at Blackheath for a few nights we decided for our last night to go out to somewhere nice. After finding most resteraunts fully booked we finally got lucky with "Restaurant 1880". Not knowing the area nor the restaurants we used Trip Advisor to aide...More

Thank Robert H
Karen B, Owner at Restaurant 1888, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2018

Thank you Robert for your wonderful review of our humble little restaurant. We are so glad you enjoyed your dinner with us and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

The menu boasts honest simple food, but it’s deceptively complex and well cared for. Great produce treated well is always a winner. The only thing that’s missing to definitely make it the best roast ever, would be a cute Yorkshire pudding. But it’s not just...More

Thank StephenP1364
Karen B, Owner at Restaurant 1888, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

Thank you Stephen for your lovely review. Kevin does make yorkshire pudding on occasion by request but it needs to be made fresh for each order and takes 20 minutes to cook. If you come back for roast beef please ask for some.

Reviewed 15 June 2018

What a find! We had heard some good things about the recent changes made to this restaurant and decided to give it a try. Well we were not disappointed, in fact very pleasantly surprised. All of the expected 'English' goodies were on the menu, except...More

Thank Geoffrey W
Karen B, Owner at Restaurant 1888, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Thank you Geoffrey for your wonderful and encouraging review of our new restaurant. Yes we will put on a lambs fry and bacon at some stage. We strive to put serve fresh, local produce that is cooked from scratch. We also aim to keep our...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 209 Great Western Hwy | Norwood Mountain Lodge, Blackheath, New South Wales 2785, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Blue Mountains  >  Blackheath
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4787 8478
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Description
one of the oldest establishments in blackheath, Quiet and homely,great outlook, traditional English menu in restaurant, open fire place to have a quiet drink. your host Karen and Kevin always make you welcome.
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