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Zest Leura

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201 Leura Mall, Leura, New South Wales 2780, Australia
+61 2 4784 1159
08:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 16:00
Tue - Sat 17:30 - 21:00
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New South Wales, Australia
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59 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had the Shakashuka (poached eggs in a tomato - like "stew" with awesome chilli flavours, haloumi and chorizo). Wife had chicken tajine which she said wasn't as nice as she hoped. My meal was what tipped me toward four stars, otherwise it would have rated a 3.

Thank Colin345
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had breakfast on the 18/2. Partner had the bacon,chorizo,egg burger and he loved the meal. I had the Avocado toast with fetta bean sprouts and this was average. Service was good, This place needs a clean, toilets were dirty - cobwebs around the restaurant - hate to see what the kitchen looked like.

1 Thank Janet A
Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice, familiar cafe fare with an interesting array of middle eastern influence. Toast with avocado, Persian feta and macadamia dukkah. Fresh juice served tall. Was served promptly, comfortable space, good staff. Win!

Thank BalugaSouldawg
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent service and meals - superb stake and vegetables! Perfectly cooked! Great atmosphere, music and street views.

Thank Ian R
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I love Zest! Always have a great meal here and I LOVE the homemade lemonade. Zest has a mediteranean feel to it and also has Veggie options as well as yummy other food as well! Great sweets as well!

Thank Rebeccah C
Level Contributor
50 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The reviews I read were varied, so my wife and I decided to try it for dinner. We rang and booked for 1830 and were on time. A nice and friendly waitress showed us our table, we had a view of the street which was Ok. We both ordered the home made lemonade as I saw good reports about it... More 

1 Thank Peter L
Sydney, Australia
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50 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff really made this place, but the lack of ambience ruined it, for the prices, even in Leura, was expecting more .. there was nothing to distract us from the view of cobwebs and the bus sto[. Entree was good, mains okay, mine was overly sweet. But service was lovely and that is a real credit to the place :-)

1 Thank BabyandUs
Blue Mountains, Australia
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a fantastic meal in December 2016 and went back last night looking forward to the delicious middle eastern flavours we experienced previously. It was disappointing, the food was average and those wonderful flavours were gone, as was the chef who had created them.

Thank cidney2017
Sunshine Coast, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent. We were early and were lucky. Others who did not book were turned away. Make sure you book. Garlic bread great, with tasty ducca. I had seafood tagine which was so tasty. Recommend it. Was lucky enough to try the pork belly after commenting it looked so good and it was. Cooks for 18 hours. Just an excellent restaurant..... More 

Thank John P
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Greeted warmly and attended to promptly , the specials explained we were on our way. We ordered a smorgasbord of meals that included the Falafel platter, Salmon, pumpkin/cauliflower/haluomi dish, a tender steak and a chicken dish which was my absolute favourite. All these were superb in both presentation and flavour with spices used with so much flare. The home made... More 

1 Thank kameals

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$23
Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Australian, Middle Eastern, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
17:30 - 21:00
08:00 - 16:00
17:30 - 21:00
08:00 - 16:00
17:30 - 21:00
08:00 - 16:00
17:30 - 21:00
08:00 - 16:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Leura Mall, Leura, New South Wales 2780, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Blue Mountains  >  Leura
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4784 1159
Zest is an informal licensed cafe/restaurant serving Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner in a modern Australian and Mediterranean style. We take pride in using the freshest ingredients to cook up creative dishes. Our wines are sourced from Orange, Mudgee and the Central West and we use our very own coffee blend, which is roasted in the Blue Mountains. All our cakes and desserts are (also) house made. Serving Breakfast (8am till 11.30am) and Lunch (12pm till 3pm) seven days a week and Dinner on Tuesday till Saturday from 5.30pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?