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Bistro in Blackheath

Vesta

Feeling the sting of a Blue Mountains cold snap? It's easy to warm up with Vesta’s century-old wood-fired bakery oven roaring in the background, serving up hearty plates of roasted meats (all free range, grass fed a…
Viewpoint in Blackheath

Evans Lookout

Signposted 4km from the highway in Blackheath, this lookout presents a magnificent perspective of sandstone cliffs dropping to the valley and canyon below. It's one of the most scenic of the Blue Mountains lookouts,…
Modern Australian in Blackheath

Ashcrofts

This acclaimed restaurant is a long-time Blue Mountains favourite. The snug dining room is a charming spot to dip into the short but polished menu, which changes seasonally and favours creative pairings and deliciou…
Viewpoint in Blackheath

Govetts Leap Lookout

This popular lookout is a focal point for visitors to Blackheath. It offers great views up the valley of the Grose River, with an interesting explanatory panel on the geology that has created such an impressive land…
Viewpoint in Blackheath

Perrys Lookdown

Eight kilometres from Blackheath, the last five of those on a dirt road, this is a spectacular lookout over the Grose Valley. There's a campsite here, and a steep track down to a walking trail along the valley below…
Pizza in Blackheath

Piedmont Inn Pizza Restaurant

On the main road in the heart of Blackheath, this is a quaintly decorated spot that does really excellent pizzas, both traditional and gourmet, and a very tasty selection of pastas. It's all available for takeaway t…