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“Dissapointed”
Review of Solitary

Solitary
Ranked #6 of 43 Restaurants in Leura
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Australian, Contemporary
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 12 March 2014 via mobile

We came here for a relatives 50th as a very special occasion as we heard it was very expensive very good food.
The food was average- We were so surprised, we expected much better.
The decor was nothing particularly special.. it was ok but for the price I just couldn't ever recommend it anyone.
This was two years ago and we've never been back.

Thank atravelbug27
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Reviewed 9 March 2014 via mobile

We had a late lunch at Solitary on Sunday, 9th March.

The quality of food was good and otherwise consistent with the price tag it came with. I had pan-seared ocean trout and my husband had corn fed chicken breast with corn salsa and chorizo. Both meals were flavoursome, cooked just right and not at all dry.

Now, the biggest minus was the time it took for the meals to arrive. We arrived for lunch at 2 pm and ordered by 2.15 pm. The meals did not come until 2.50 pm. This would have been understandable if the restaurant was busy, but it was not. To add insult to injury, a table of 4 that arrived 15 to 20 minutes after us got their food before we got ours!

A tip - try to get a window or outside seat which would ensure lovely views of the Blue Mountains. A seat inside which is not near a window is very likely to have you starring at a wall or other patron's back.

Thank Eva1607
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Reviewed 4 March 2014

I dined at Solitary for the second time on Saturday and, if anything, I believe it was even better that the first time. The service was friendly and helpful and the Wagyu eye fillet steak was magnificent. I will definitely return.

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Thank David C
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Reviewed 3 February 2014

I really enjoyed the laid back feel of this well positioned restaurant. the staff took their time but not in a disinterested way, the meal stretched naturally into a dining experience. The food was fantastic, all cooked to perfection and full flavour. We went as a family, two adults and two young teenagers and ordered across the menu with great satisfaction. Well done.

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Thank CarrolQQQQ
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Reviewed 1 February 2014 via mobile

We booked here expecting a nice meal out. After waiting 15 minutes to order, we waiting over an hour for our meals, with no explanation or apology. The gnocchi was not gnocchi, was fried and stodgy and a tiny portion (8 pieces for a very steep price). We had to wait again to place a dessert order, and then basically decided to leave while the staff wandered around and tried to decide why they should be doing. Given that there were at most 20 people in the restaurant all night, this was not worth the high price tag that the frankly unimpressive food came with. Sorry to say, we will not be back.

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