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Cataract On Paterson

€€ - €€€Steakhouse, Seafood,
135 Paterson St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 63314446
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood platter” (78 reviews)
“steak” (132 reviews)
“potato skins” (11 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
135 Paterson St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you haven’t eaten here... do yourself a favour and get there ASAP. I’d hands down rate it one of my favourite restaurants in Tasmania.. easily. I thought being a fancier place.. meal sizes would be petit and I was thinking about what take away...More

1  Thank 784shenaem
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cataract on Paterson is definitely worth a visit. Whether it is a family dinner or a celebration for 20 or more, the staff are welcoming, knowledgeable and accommodating. The meals are delicious and the menu is extensive.

1  Thank Sharon G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time ive been here and i had a fantastic meal, the waitress whose name is dee was very helpful and made suggestions which made our meal even better, definitely will go back

1  Thank zavash
Reviewed 1 week ago

When you first arrive you are assigned a waiter/waitress. That person looks after you all night. This is one of our favorite restaurants. Why? because of the personalized service, the quality of the food. Sure it can get a bit noisy some nights, but that...More

1  Thank Howard P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our whole family loves this restaurant, we keep going back! The steak on the stone is so moist and full of flavour, seafood platter is awesome and the pork belly delicious. Really large menu and fantastic desserts - I recommend the shared platters. The staff...More

1  Thank 595lorna
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ordered Seafood Platter for 2 at restaurant for dinner. Staffs are very friendly and pro-active. Food is great with good quality and quantity. Next time, we should try steak.

1  Thank Tonykfyau
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have dined at Cataract on Paterson many times, menu has changes which is great for variety. my son & husband like the steak and seafood platters, I love the many ways they do Salmon. I had a billing issue last visit Dec 2017, but...More

1  Thank Valma S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our evening here.The service was excellent and so was the food.A very nice bottle of wine also went down a treat especially as I know it would have cost me a lot more at some other well known establishments.I have read some...More

Thank edwardpowlett
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the chicken parmigiana and the fish and chips. The fish was a bit greasy. Nice serve of salad on the side. Chips were ok too, but wished we had the option of swapping them with the sweet potato chips for a little bit...More

Thank Madshus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is my first time visiting this restaurant, and had heard mixed but mostly positive reviews so decided to try it. I will acknowledge that the dining area was full (but I’m told that’s not unusual). Although far from ‘bad’ the experience fell short of...More

Thank Jordanhearn
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Questions & Answers
18 August 2017|
Response from gamain | Reviewed this property |
+61 (03) 6331 444 is the ph. No. or ......au/reservations/ Cannot include a web address so the last part is as above
8 April 2017|
Response from Karen B | Property representative |
Hello no not at this stage we may open during winter for lunch. Thank you for contacting us. Karen
5 April 2017|
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Response from Karen B | Property representative |
Hello yes we are child friendly and have a dedicated children's menu. Thanks Karen
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$84
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 00:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 Paterson St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Launceston
  • Phone Number: +61 63314446
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Thank you for considering to dine at Cataract on Paterson. Our emphasis is to highlight Tasmanian food products, produce superior flavour and offer our guests sincere value. We proudly supports Tasmanian farmers, sourcing our beef and lamb from the rich pastures of the North & Northwest; oysters & fresh seafood from the East Coast & free range chicken & local fresh produce from a variety of farm gates. We are home to the Stonegrill dining experience! Stonegrill is a new, exciting & unique interactive dining experience that presents your meal cooking on a 400°C volcanic stone at your table. The unique method & high temperature, sears in all the natural juices & nutrients, enhancing the full flavours & tenderness of your meal. Stonegrill is internationally recognised as one of the healthiest methods of cooking, as all produce is completely trimmed of fats & no added oils are used. Your meal will remain hot & enjoyable, allowing you to dine at leisure, with every bite as hot & delicious as the first as the stone remains very hot for approx. 35 minutes & hot for over an hour.We are open for dinner 7 nights per week from 5.00pm until late and lunch Thursday to Sunday from 12 noon. Reservations are highly encouraged.
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