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Cataract On Paterson

€€ - €€€Steakhouse, Seafood,
135 Paterson St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 63314446
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood platter” (82 reviews)
“steak” (135 reviews)
“potato skins” (12 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 yesterday

Went for dinner on 23rd Sep and may have just got unlucky on an off night but was very disappointed. (You will see that I do not easily leave 'low star' reviews). Waited for 1.5 hours for our food (this is no exaggeration) and I...More

Thank spanishmike3000
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This restaurant was highly recommended and I decided to try the recommended seafood platter and the cookie dough dessert. Very lovely indeed. The picture tells it all.

Thank Danny K
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Besides the average service where the waitstaff couldn't place the orders correctly to the worn out cutlery, chipped plates and knives that had been used as screw drivers....this together with the worst risotto ever experienced. Where was the creamy pool of risotto? All mixed through...More

1  Thank Lakehouse15
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had mate visit from Sydney so we booked table for two on a tues night. Place was packed! Our waitress Steph was adorable.. so proffesional and friendly and made sure our night was fantastic she is definitely asset to the team. The food was...More

Thank Chopperthefoodie33
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Long time Instagram fan but now a customer. Food is great. Service very friendly. Parma possibly best ever. Barramundi was delicious. Do yourself a favour

Thank Tim C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We hadn't been for a while, and while it's still very noisy, the Barramundi was delicious, the eye fillet medallions superb and great customer service. Have never seen a dessert menu like theirs!

Thank Ranipuss
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and the oven roasted chicken on a potato rosti was fabulous. The entree and desserts are great size servings and delish. The potato skins are a winner. Only downside is it is a bit noisy in the open dining area, but we were...More

Thank Roger K
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a nice short walk from town we had a great lunch with fish of the day and twice cooked Duck, both dishes have been cooked to perfection.

Thank Pierre P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Family of four, the service was a little slow as they were very busy on a Monday night. Staff were very good and food was worth the wait, amazing, I had the spice rubbed eye fillet on the hot stone, and the best banana fritter...More

Thank mdorrough7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked for a small group for birthday dinner. Wait staff extremely friendly, when found out birthday dinner, special treat for birthday girl, which was a nice added touch. Only down fall very noisy and difficult to maintain conversation if hearing issues.

Thank Debra D
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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
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  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$78
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
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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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