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The Carrington Dining Room

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££ - £££
Australian, Gluten Free Options
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15 Katoomba St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
+61 2 4782 1111
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Sydney, Australia
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81 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2016

We were at the Carrington to see the New Year in and stayed an extra night. Our decision to have dinner in the Carrington Dining Room was the right one. Starting with a cocktail, followed by excellent entrees (Seared Tuna and Scallops), followed by the mains (Tenderloin and Lamb) we couldn't fit a dessert in and settled for coffee. The... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015

In the 1920s this was one of the places to go in the British Empire along with Raffles in Singapore. Its a very lovely old world hotel with all of the charm that you would expect. If you do nothing else , pop in for their Tea and scones in the lounge room.

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Thank MartinConboy
Lawson, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

I took my Mum out for dinner at the Carrington as a thank you to her. The food was pretty average and way over priced. There weren't many people in the restaurant especially for a Friday night so we're obviously not the only ones that weren't impressed. I had the scallop entree which was ok, and the lamb for a... More 

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41 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2015 via mobile

My partner and I managed to get the last table on Friday night wow we loved the old world charm pianist and all lovly food good wine selection and silver service

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Thank FoodloverAA
Perth, Australia
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72 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015

Paid a day visit to this establishment Rather dark inside but well apportioned rooms for patrons. Décor in keeping with age and style of the Hotel Great vehicle access and grounds well maintained

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Thank Spina9255
gosford
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

Just came back from lovely weekend in Mountains despite the rain. And a highlight of the weekend was again dining at The Carrington Dining Room. Service as usual was professional and nothing was too much bother for the lovely young lady that served us. The food was perfect and I really have not one bad thing to say. And then... More 

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Thank emily565
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2015

What a great dinning experience with old world charm. We loved the food and at only $55 for 2 courses it is fantastic value for money. The meal was accompanied by live piano music and we had not experienced that for over 35 years at any hotel. I requested the same two songs that I did 35 years earlier and... More 

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Thank johndborg
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015

We went for a 7pm dinner service. We had seared scallops and stuffed zucchini flowers and then a salted caramel w chocolate mousse and a cheese platter. All the food was delicious and beautifully presented. A grand piano was gently playing during dinner which was just lovely too. Very good service. A great treat

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Thank Selina B B
Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia
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159 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

Had dinner here in opulent historical surroundings. Well priced and great service. A must do if in Katoomba (we were staying in the hotel which made it even better).

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Thank Rodney W
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015

stayed at the Carrington for a couple of nights . Continental breakfast was very good . Pancakes were also very good

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Katoomba St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Blue Mountains  >  Katoomba
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4782 1111

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?