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Paragon Restaurant

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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
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65 Katoomba St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
+61 2 4782 2928
10:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Fri 10:00 - 16:00
Sat 10:00 - 21:00
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Mullumbimby, New South Wales, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sadly, this restaurant could be special, however, appalling service and a manager who is incapable of hearing constructive feedback, left us with a very disappointing experience. Clearly unhappy staff who treat patrons as an inconvenience mean that we have paid our last visit here - and we are locals - shame!

Thank Deanna B
Sydney, Australia
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83 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this place. Don't expect anything fancy or modern. When you walk through the door of the Paragon Cafe it is like you are going back to a less complicated and uncertain time. My husband and I arrived at the Paragon Cafe just before the lunchtime crowd and readily got a side booth that thankfully had cushions to make... More 

Thank EvelynSydney
Ryde, Australia
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65 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited here 3 times during the Easter weekend. The first time I succeeded in getting afternoon tea. The elderly couple who were before me walked in without realizing that they had to wait to be seated ad were told to go back and wait in a very off hand manner. There was one person who seemed to be the... More 

Thank Nadheera D
Katoomba, Australia
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Group of 4 friends had a wonderful time at the Paragon with dinner & show on offer. We were pleasantly surprised at the excellent quality of food & wine beautifully served in this grand old building and keeping in mind that it was a full house & mass produced. The show was fantastic in the mirror room (with Elvis &... More 

Thank sloanranger58
Robina, Australia
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wanted to book for an evening meal but they did not take reservations and clearlynwere unconcerned whether we ate there or not

1 Thank johncrittenden
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was always brought here as a kid on holidays so have many fond memories.. we have now also brought our kids there... this time we were by ourselves and it was still wonderful.. fast service.. large meal .. and good price... love the old girl still a special place

Thank Jane W
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I actually googled who had the best scones in Katoomba, and this place came up. We thought it would have some Katoomba rustic charm. The scones didn't blow me away, i actually saw better scones where i had breakfast. Plenty of other cake and chocolate options, so i am tempted to give it a return visit.

Thank Marq H
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Only visited for coffee and scones but were greatly impressed by the interiors.although needing repair the various rooms were delightful and you could just imagine them at their finest. Recommended for a trip back in time.and the coffee and scones were nice.

Thank Lionel F
Co Down
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314 reviews
245 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walked past this several times and didn't realise it was a cafe. Really nice space with booths. Had tea and huge slice of a really good carrot cake. All cakes in display cabinet looked great. Called in late on Sunday afternoon before closing and not that busy.

Thank NorthernerCoDown
Wexford, Ireland
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112 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You get the feeling of a step back in time when you enter . Dim lighting coupled with old style dark brown display cabinets showing off cakes on one side and chocolate delights on the other . Seating for eating is at the back , a great place to have a coffee and read a book on a rainy afternoon... More 

Thank mlb186643

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?