Top things to do

Top Choice Viewpoint in Leura

Sublime Point

Southeast of Leura, this sharp, triangular outcrop narrows to a dramatic lookout with sheer cliffs on each side. It's much, much quieter than Katoomba's more famous Echo Point, and on sunny days cloud shadows dance …
Modern Australian in Leura

Silk's Brasserie

A warm welcome awaits at Leura's long-standing fine diner. Despite its contemporary approach, it's a brasserie at heart, so the serves are generous and flavoursome. It's a comfortable space, its chessboard tiles and…
Belgian in Leura

Flemish Flavours

Just above the station, this is a surprising find: set in a lush garden, the interior and veranda of a Blue Mountains mansion hold a restaurant serving pork knuckle and mussels accompanied by a range of brilliant Be…
Museum in Leura

Leuralla NSW Toy & Railway Museum

The striking art deco mansion that was once home to HV ‘Doc’ Evatt, the third president of the UN General Assembly, is jam-packed with an incredible array of collectables – from grumpy Edwardian baby dolls to Dr Who…
Deli in Leura

Leura Gourmet Cafe & Deli

Perfect picnic prep, with gourmet salads, pies and quiches to go. Local food enthusiasts will want to stock up on local jams, olive oils and vinegars. The great gelato selection is brilliant for bribing kids on a bu…
Mediterranean in Leura

Leura Garage

In case you were in any doubt that this hip cafe-bar was once a garage, the suspended mufflers and stacks of old tyres press the point. At dinner the menu shifts gears to rustic shared plates served on wooden slabs,…
Pub in Leura

Alexandra Hotel

On the main road, the Alex is a gem of an old pub, with lots of character. Join the locals at the pool table or listening to DJs and live bands on the weekend. There's also a more-than-decent line in pub food.
Cafe in Leura

Cafe Madeleine

The sister to a chocolate shop, Madeleine excels in sweet treats such as chocolate-drenched waffles, cakes and hot chocolates. Mind you, the eggy breakfasts and French-influenced savoury dishes are also excellent.
Cultural in Leura

Leura Gardens Festival

Green-thumbed tourists flock to Leura during a week in early October, when over a dozen private gardens are open to the public.
Chocolate in Leura

Josophan's

This Leura success story produces absolutely delicious chocolates. You can watch them being made in the back of the shop.