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***NOTE: THIS RESTAURANT CLOSED DOWN JUNE 2017*** City fare, Blue Mountains feel… this Blackheath restaurant offers the best of both worlds.  When Vesta opened a few years ago I was so relieved. Here was a restaurant that tasted like we were eating in Sydney but felt like we were eating in the Blue Mountains. There’s that sophistication to […]

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A playful menu and premium coffee give this Blue Mountains café extra spark. “I’ll have the poached eggs and avocado,” I say to the waiter at Kickaboom café in Glenbrook in the Blue Mountains. I’m half-expecting an eye-roll at the banality of my order when there are so many other interesting things on the menu, but […]

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From specialty grocers to big-name supermarkets, here’s where to stock up on food and essentials when visiting the Blue Mountains. Eating at restaurants and cafes in the Blue Mountains is part of the fun of coming here, but – let’s face it – sometimes there’s nothing better than tucking into a home-cooked meal when you’re travelling. […]

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This buzzing bar and restaurant turns up the cool-factor of the mid-Blue Mountains yet another notch. It’s slightly exciting when talented people with very good taste team up to open a bar and restaurant in your neighbourhood. Mesa Barrio is the work of four local lads with plenty of skill and no pretensions. Yet their […]

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Follow your nose to this truffle farm in the Greater Blue Mountains region for a unique foodie experience. It’s a cold winter’s morning and I’m out in a field at Lowes Mount Truffiere (pronounced troo-fee-air) in Oberon following farm owner Col Roberts and his big black Labrador, Morris, along a neat row of hazelnut and […]

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Tapas-style dishes, local produce and opening seven nights a week is a winning combination for this Blue Mountains restaurant. When guests staying at my Blue Mountains accommodation want to go out for dinner on a Monday or Tuesday night, there’s one place I always recommend. Leura Garage is one of the few restaurants in the […]

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Three new café, bar and retail openings in the Blue Mountains town of Lawson will make bypassing this village a thing of the past. When driving to or from Sydney through the Blue Mountains you’d be forgiven for not really noticing Lawson. But for a pub and a row of shops-for-lease lining the Great Western […]

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What will it take to transform the Blue Mountains into a culinary destination? A group of local and well-known foodies recently pondered the future of food in the Blue Mountains over some top-notch local nosh. Last week local restaurant owners, food producers and food enthusiasts gathered to hear industry experts talk about their culinary passions at FEAST Blue Mountains, […]

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The Baker’s Wife café in Springwood has gone against the grain of standard café offerings, basing its menu loosely on the healthy food and lifestyle trend of paleo. That means goodbye cake and hello smoothies with curious ingredients like coconut yoghurt, spirulina and chia seeds; lots of freshly squeezed and cold-pressed juices, and vegetable-rich salads. For sweets it’s […]

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As the only Asian grocer in the Blue Mountains and with the most delicious Vietnamese lunch offerings, The Laughing Elephant makes the locals very happy. Sydneysiders don’t know how good they’ve got it with Asian grocers stationed on just about every block in some Sydney suburbs. Here in the Blue Mountains we have only one […]

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