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Total Dimmi Score

8.8
3561 reviews
Recommended
(9.0)
Food
(8.9)
Service
(8.7)
Value for money
(7.7)
Atmosphere
(8.9)

dined on Thu, 25 May 2017

(10)
We absolutely love Catalina. We had a beautiful meal and the service was faultless. Can't wait to go back.
Thank you Maree, it was lovely to have you join us again.
Restaurant Catalina responded on Fri, 26 May 2017

dined on Tue, 23 May 2017

(10)
Amazing service food and wine list - love this place
Thank you for another glowing review Theresa, it was lovely to see you earlier this week.
Restaurant Catalina responded on Thu, 25 May 2017

dined on Sat, 20 May 2017

(10)
fantastic venue and fabulous food & wine list
That's so kind, thank you so much June!
Restaurant Catalina responded on Wed, 24 May 2017

dined on Thu, 18 May 2017

(9)
One of Sydney's best restauarants
That's so kind of you, thank you Betty. It was lovely to see you again last night.
Restaurant Catalina responded on Fri, 19 May 2017

dined on Thu, 18 May 2017

(8)
Catalina is an institution, We always enjoy our meal heere.
Thank you Yvette!
Restaurant Catalina responded on Fri, 19 May 2017
Valerie

dined on Thu, 18 May 2017

(9)
Wonderful winter special at such a lovely restaurant.
Thank you for joining us for our winter special Valerie, it was lovely to see you on Thursday!
Restaurant Catalina responded on Sun, 21 May 2017
Lyndy

dined on Wed, 17 May 2017

(10)
Always enjoy a night out here. Beautiful location, great food and good service.
Thank you for joining us for our winter special Lyndy! It was lovely to see you again at Catalina.
Restaurant Catalina responded on Wed, 24 May 2017

dined on Sat, 13 May 2017

(9)
Had a fabulous catch up with friends. Food was fabulous. Views were amazing. Service from David was exemplary... We will be back!
Thank you for another glowing review Helen, it was lovely to see you on Saturday.. and we will certainly share your kind words with David.
Restaurant Catalina responded on Mon, 15 May 2017

dined on Sat, 13 May 2017

(9)
Wonderful lunch, would definitely recommend Catalina for lunch over dinner, I have been before and the view is wasted at night.

dined on Fri, 12 May 2017

(9)
Amazing food and service! Waiters were very accommodating and moved us to a seat with a view. Highly recommended!
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About Catalina

Sydney’s favourite venue by the water Located on the stunning harbour in Rose Bay with breathtaking views across the water, Catalina has been a Sydney icon for almost twenty years, with Michael and Judy McMahon at the helm. Catalina's fresh and authentic menus are inspired by the classics - French, Italian, Spanish and Mediterranean with Executive Chef Mark Axisa producing new dishes regularly alongside Catalina favourites. In keeping with the harbourside location, seafood is a Catalina specialty! Boasting an impressive wine and cocktail list, you can experience great food, exceptional drinks and unbeatable views in the one spot. For those looking for a more casual and affordable mode of dining, the bar food in the expanded bar area is great way to experience the beauty of Catalina and Sydney Harbour without breaking the bank The McMahon’s goal for Catalina was always simple - "to be Sydney’s favourite place to eat the best food by the water." They certainly achieved that goal. Go and experience this stunning restaurant for yourself - It really is as good as people say. Best dish: pan fried snapper, potato and garlic mash and lemon caper butter

Number of seats
150
Parking availability
Yes

Catalina Address

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Reviews we love

15/20
82

Events

Catalina, it’s like walking in and seeing Sydney’s take on the Amalfi Coast! A beautiful, modern, minimalist restaurant located on the footstep of Sydney Harbour overlooking uninterrupted, prized views of the harbour, Shark Island & the peninsula of Point Piper. Guests seat in gorgeous surroundings to million dollar views and receive the ’essential Sydney’ experience. Function Options? Endless. Be it an uber cool Summer cocktail style soiree when the sun is beckoning, mojitos are flowing, the oyster bar is crowd drawing, canapés circulating and the band is owning the dance floor. To elegance.. A black tie Winter love affair by the fire, candlelight flickering, formal fine dining, a baby grand piano & classic Frank Sinatra. The restaurant is perfect for cocktail parties, PR Launches, corporate functions & small groups. The cuisine at Catalina is modern Australian. While there is a strong emphasis on fish and shellfish, it is much more than a seafood restaurant! For weddings we can host ceremonies on site and offer a travelling entrée or dessert course, cocktail station, dessert degustation table and oyster bar. We cater for the large & luxurious functions to the small intimate parties & everything in between.

Capacity
150 seated / 250 standing
Price
from $90 p.p.
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Modern Australian
Location
Rose Bay, NSW 2029
Best For
  • Birthday/group party
  • Christmas party
  • Private function
  • Product launch
  • Cocktail party
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