just your honest, casual, everyday extraordinary.

a unique casual dining experience unlike any other.

Cataract on Paterson is centrally located on the edge of Launceston’s CBD. The venue boasts a quirky yet elegant industrial design paired with contemporary cuisine and polished service – guaranteeing a casual dining experience unlike any other.



Cataract on Paterson is a Launceston favourite – celebrating community, offering sincere value and exceeding expectations with every dish. Enjoy a comprehensive and innovative menu in a stylish yet casual and friendly atmosphere.


casual bar

Shake it up a little or a lot with the innovative mixologists at Cataract on Paterson’s bar. We are the trend-setters when it comes to cocktails, with the passion and creative flair of our team personified in every glass. We are also proud to serve the finest Tasmanian wine, beer and spirits. 



Cataract on Paterson boasts an adaptable space that is perfect for your next function. Every function is personalised, with an attention to detail ensuring a professional experience.

private dining

Cataract on Paterson boasts a beautifully appointed private dining room for up to 18 guests, ensuring your family dinner, birthday celebration, intimate private function or corporate event is secluded and special.

supporting local farmers.

we source our beef and lamb from the richest pastures of the north, northwest and southern midlands, oysters and fresh seafood from the east coast and free range chicken and local fresh produce from a variety of farm gates.



this unique cooking method presents your meal cooking on a 400ºc volcanic stone at your table, the high temperature sears in all the natural juices & nutrients, enhancing the full flavours & tenderness of your meal.

Looking for the perfect gift idea?

we have gift vouchers available . something to suit everyone.


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