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Cataract On Paterson

€€ - €€€Steakhouse, Seafood,
135 Paterson St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 63314446
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood platter” (81 reviews)
“steak” (135 reviews)
“potato skins” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
Steakhouse, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
135 Paterson St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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1 - 10 of 845 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I love cataract so much. Is my favourite launceston restaurant. The service can be slow takes a while to. Get your. Drinks but is worth the wait. The on the Stone steaks are so much fun. And also do amazing. Other food I highly Rate...More

Thank Marshal R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Hard to rate this place. It can be rather variable. Very noisey with hard reflective surfaces. You can get a top class meal or something very average. They pride themselves on cocktails and again some nights brilliant and other nights average. I have been forgiving...More

Thank Ent_of_Tas
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the pleasure of dining here on a trip to Launceston. It’s a very popular restaurant by the amount of people also dining. We were given a smaller area so tucked away from the crowd. A bit noisy but ok. The food is amazing. Beautifully...More

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is consistently exceptional in terms of food and service. Clearly the result of a very well run business, keep up the good work!

Thank Maddy-Belle
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this restaurant! It is my favourite in Launceston. I would recommend it to anyone. The food, service and atmosphere are all excellent. I particularly love the steak. I had a scotch fillet that was cooked perfectly. We were well looked after by Laura....More

Thank Joel R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We come here whenever we are in Launceston.. After flying in on the back of a fantastic few days in Melbourne, we were excited to have our favourite potato skins and amazing steak. We did start with the potato skins, and added the arancini balls-...More

Thank Traveller2120
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Cataract on Paterson last night. We tried calling them to make a dinner reservation but they weren’t answering their phone. Unfortunately, the restaurant was fully booked when we arrived and they couldn’t accommodate us. However the maître d was very apologetic and...More

Thank maf s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Restaurant was packed when we walked in without reservation on Sunday night. Staff politely and promptly sat us at lounge while getting a high table set up. Had steak, gummy shark and chips, with suggested pairing wine. Food was awesome, service was impressive. Courteous, personal...More

Thank BenIQIQ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food but bad service . The girl name Laura served us tonight . Our 2 kids order a bit too much food and they couldn’t finish all . I didn’t want to waisted food so asked for take away box . Laura said her...More

Thank Jessica K
Karen B, Owner at Cataract On Paterson, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Jessica, As explained in detail several times last night it is against our company policy to allow guests to take home food that is uneaten. Laura did in fact explain this and was following our guidelines. We do not have food grade safe packaging at...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Highly recommend. Food was fantastic and the staff were wonderful. Great menu to suit all tastes. Well worth trying

Thank jan b
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Chintaesi
18 August 2017|
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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
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Jskinn
8 April 2017|
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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
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trish19822017
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$80
Meals
Drinks
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, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 00:00
Monday
17:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 00:00
Thursday
17:00 - 00:00
Friday
17:00 - 00:00
Saturday
17:00 - 00:00
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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Description
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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