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“Simply sensational.”
Review of The Rooster

The Rooster
Ranked #10 of 92 Restaurants in Katoomba
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$19 - US$49
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Description: Quality traditional french cuisine reasonably priced, wonderful location and ambiance with spectacular views of the jamison valley. Bar, extensive reasonably priced wine list, outside dining, beautifully restored edwardian building built 1895 guest house with four luxury guestrooms, specials of the week. Open every day for Breakfast Lunch and Dinner except Wednesday and Thursday Musicians play every night and Lunch on Sunday
Reviewed 9 January 2010

Dinner at The Rooster was the highlight of our trip to the Blue Mountains and one of the culinary highlights of our whole trip to NSW. The otherwise unassuming building was beatiful and cozy inside and the ultra professional but casual waitstaff made us feel right at home.
The menu was not expensive and was classic French. We started a chicken salad and a goats cheese tartin. The chicken was overshadowed slightly by the tartin, which was something to remember, delicate and tasty. We had an inexpensive and very tasty barbera blend which complemented ous meals well. For mains we had chicken breast stuffed with sundried tomato and Brie and veal wrapped in prosciutto. Both were absolutely amazing. Hearty but not too heavy. Tasty, tender and could not be improved.
For dessert gran marnier crepes and chocolate fudge cake topped off a great evening.
Absolutely faultless food, setting and service. I would return to the Blue Mountains just to dine here again... Maybe next time we'll stay at the attached Jameson guesthouse...

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Reviewed 3 July 2009

The proprieter of our villa in Katoomba recommendd this place, and we are eternally grateful. The atmophere was perfect, and the service was excellent. It is in a 100 year old building that is in excellent shape. I had the duck, which I recommend. Excellent choice of wine but this was, afterall, Australia.

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Reviewed 16 August 2008

The Rooster is in no way inventive. They serve classic (northern) French cousine - big, hearty and well prepared.

The duck is a favourite but there's so many good items on the (n ever changing) menu.

Good wine list, great ambience but maybe a little too generous on the serving size.

Rather that than to small portions though.

Thank robbowan
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Reviewed 21 February 2008

Great authentic French cuisine, good service, beautiful atmosphere, well presented. Above average restaurant pricing, but great value for money!

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Reviewed 16 June 2017
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