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Paragon Restaurant

65 Katoomba St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
+61 2 4782 2928
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good33%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible14%
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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65 Katoomba St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on new years day. Gone is the charm. Last time I visited the Paragon cafe is was great, now not so much now. Dusty & dirty and service let a lot to be desired. Dont think what you see on their website is what...More

Thank Sharon C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quite a unique place, very interesting to look at but after that it's all downhill. The service is alright but the food is ordinary at best. It's been easily 6 months between this review and actually eating there but i still kick myself i should...More

Thank j j
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Paragon is a Katoomba icon opening in 1916. The Art Deco interior is wonderful and a must visit. The food is cafe style and they also make their own chocolates which we have been buying for decades. Crystal chandeliers and wood panelled walls with...More

Thank Durham1953
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the paragon with our visitors from England. Lovely old place with great charm, but staff were rude and had a terrible customer service attitude. We ordered 5 iced coffees this took 40 minutes to get,when we looked at the waitress she said...More

Thank Linman001
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service and coffee at the Paragon, would highly recommend for visitors to Katoomba. The service was friendly and the cafe has a real history and is interesting to check out without even without ordering food or drink.

Thank Therese228
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can't comment on the food as we only stopped in for a drink and to revisit one of Katoomba's most famous cafes. The decor is fabulous and original but the whole experience was let down by the offhand/ borderline rude service we received from...More

Thank Sharon B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were made to feel welcome from the moment we walked in the door. This is an amazing Cafe with Art Deco decor well worth checking out. It is air conditioned and very relaxing. The food is good and the Menu will have something to...More

Thank Judy J
Reviewed 11 December 2017

we stopped for brunch and had a good variety of breakfast and lunch meals. all of them were prepared nicely and we would definately go back

Thank Dan S
Reviewed 6 December 2017

My fiancee, her sister, mum and grandma and I went to Paragon for lunch. As Katoomba locals, we'll never go here again. We entered the restaurant and were eager to grab some lunch. We walked in and were greeted in a rather cold manner. We...More

Thank N1ck_S9
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here on a wet Monday, was reasonably busy, about half full. Only two wait staff on. Food very ordinary. People coming in off street to buy chocolates plus diners waiting to pay meant a long queue to leave. Not helped with one of...More

Thank whitefoil
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Mary K
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Response from Alison W | Reviewed this property |
hamburgers, a range of hot meals, pasta dishes and toasted sandwiches The food is good and stay lovely
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 Katoomba St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Blue Mountains  >  Katoomba
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4782 2928
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