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Alexandra Hotel

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by Faye (subscribe)
I love travelling and writing, meeting people and experiencing foodie places.
Published January 15th 2015
Sensational Meal and Dessert with Fabulous Views
A short distance from the main hub of Leura is the Alexandra Hotel, a wonderful pub with fabulous mountain views.
Alexandra Hotel
Alexandra Hotel

This was our third dining experience during our two day visit to the gorgeous Blue Mountains. We'd already eaten our way through Pins on Lurline and Café Madeleine with gusto. Could the Alexandra Hotel live up to our increasingly high expectations of what Leura offers in local eateries? Yes, it did.
Inside this wonderful pub

We drove the short distance from our accommodation at Waldorf Leura Gardens Resort, over the bridge, stopping just short of the Great Western Highway and into the grounds of the hotel. The Alexandra has an indoor seating area and an outdoor courtyard.
View to the courtyard

During our meal, there were two commuter trains and a goods train passing by, yet the noise was minimal. We arrived for dinner at 6.30 pm and there was a steady increase in customers for the next two hours. But I digress from the main reason for our visit to the Alexandra. The four of us love our pub food. With teenagers, their pickier tastes must be considered to have a relaxed meal for the whole family. We considered more upmarket establishments to splurge on but we have found from past experience that pubs often have tasty fare to suit the most finicky of eaters.

My two teens each ordered burgers – the steak burger with bacon, onion, cheese and a delicious horseradish mayonnaise.
Delicious Burger

The other was the 'Alex' burger with juicy pork and beef, bacon, onion, cheese and relish. Both were amazing burgers.
Amazing Burgers

My husband chose a tender chicken thigh stuffed with dates and pistachios in a red wine sauce. It was fantastic.
tender chicken thigh
Tender chicken thigh

I chose the pork encrusted in nuts with sage and dijon sauce. The flavours were marvellous.
Pork encrusted in nuts

Then, predictably on this Leura escape, desserts were ordered. It was a difficult choice but as we had over-indulged at Café Madeleine in the afternoon, we ordered two desserts to share. One dessert was for those who like their 'chocolate hit'. It was a white chocolate and milk chocolate mousse with loads of cream and chocolate shavings.
chocolate mousse
Chocolate mousse

The other was a superb trifle with lashings of cream and icecream and a berry sauce drizzled throughout to add a wow factor.
Dreamy trifle

What a stunning end to our meal and a magnificent end to the day.
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Why? Sensational Meal and Dessert
When: 7 days a week for lunch and dinner
Phone: 4782 4422
Where: 62 Great Western Highway, Leura NSW
Cost: Varies
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