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Leura Guidebook

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Leura is an enchanting village located in the Blue Mountains region of New South Wales, Australia. With its Edwardian storefronts and 19th century cottages, Leura sits framed upon a background of stunning natural wonders: sandstone escarpment, dense eucalypt forests and rugged terrain.


 

LEURA'S BULLETIN BOARD

 

EXHAUSTED? LET LEURA CHEFS PAMPER YOU!

LEURA'S FAIRMONT RESORT is going all out for the season with a School Holiday Buffet Dinner at Jamison's until January 25, 2016. Saturday night Seafood Buffet promises to be a big hit with families. 02 4785 0000.

LILY'S PAD IS A TERRIFIC LOCATION for alfresco breakfast or brunch any day of the week. A weakness for light and delectable sweets? Try petite ricotta cakes or an orange macadamia compote. Chef Aaron Sutton bakes a delicious array! Open 7 days: 8am - 5pm. 02 4784 1033.

BON TON BISTRO is magical in the warm months -- the garden is lovely for breakfast or brunch with friends. On weekends, breakfast is served from 8:30am, weekdays from 11am.  And don't overlook the Friday night Bar & Garden grazing menu from 5pm 'til late! 02 4784 4377.

THE ALEXANDRA HOTEL (62 Great Western Highway, Leura) is a so popular with travellers to the mountains. Fresh produce, fresh seafood are a mainstay in the charming dining room overlooking Leura and out to the escarpment. And if you want casual pub food, the chef serves up some yummy burgers in the bar! 01 4782 4422.

WAYZGOOSE CAFE (174 The Mall) will continue to serve up those 'Flower Pot' scones with jam and cream as we roll into 2016  This charming Edwardian building houses a long-time cafe which is a hit with visitors and locals alike. 02 4784 1973.

SERAI LIVING (Shop 4, Aspects of Leura Arcade) is prepared for summer with a new line of ladies wear from India. . . cotton tops, colourful shirts and summer scarves along with bangles & beads. Unusual items and perfect for this sweltering weather.

AND WHAT TO WEAR?

LEURA VINTAGE (178 The Mall, off the Leura carpark), is your shop if you are 'entertaining in' on New Year's Eve. The Mistress of Vintage, Susie Mitchell has special little cotton frocks for the hostess and terrific retro glasswear for a festive table. 02 4784 3333.

BIJOU,  JEWEL OF LEURA (185 Leura Mall) is a shopper's dream -- lovely jewelery to fit all budgets. Beautiful summer blues, greens and pinks. You'll find a new range of textile handbags and summer scarves. For those of us who love opals, Bijou specialises in Australian opals! ph. 0411 087 507.

AND WHAT TO SEE?

EVERGLADES HOUSE & GARDEN &THE LEURASHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL IN FULL SWING THROUGH JANUARY. Tickets to either of these performances are available online.  The Festival is a highlight of high drama, comedy, romance or tragedy -- the theatre comes alive for three consecutive weekends.. On the bill for 2016 is Oscar Wilde's 'The Importance of Being Earnest' and Shakespeare's 'Love Labors Lost'.Please check Everglades' calendar for dates and times. This is an event you won't want to miss.2016 Leura Shakespeare Festival

If traveling by car up to Leura, stop by the Glenbrook Visitor Information Centre on the Great Western Highway at Glenbrook -- the first village of the mountains trip. Pick up a copy of our Leura Guide. The staff are BETTER than fantastic! Hours: Open Daily, 8:30am to 4pm Monday - Saturday; 3:30pm Sundays