Solitary Kiosk, Leura Falls, The Blue Moutains

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Solitary Kiosk, Leura Falls, The Blue Moutains

Solitary Kiosk, Leura Falls, The Blue Moutains

Solitary Kiosk, Leura Falls, The Blue Moutains

_The Fork 'n' View of the Jamison Valley, Mount Solitary and Kings Tableland

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Solitary Kiosk, Leura Falls, The Blue Moutains

We're here for brunch and it's fairly empty, a surprise for a well known establishment. We're shown to a table in the restaurant area even though we are after the kiosk and it's full of white walls, paintings and sculptures.

Solitary Kiosk, Leura Falls, The Blue Moutains

Apple Juice $4.50

We make our order with the friendly waitress. We order a selection of breakfast items as well as the lunch Charcuterie plate as well as coffees and juices. The almost clear apple juice is by Logan Brae, that favourite apple juice of the Blue Mountains made at Shipley Platueau. It's different from what I remember, slightly more bitter. My husband supposes that it's because they're using  younger less sweet apples.

Solitary Kiosk, Leura Falls, The Blue Moutains

Cappucino $3.50

The coffee is served in an Australian Aboriginal decorated cup and isn't bad-quite strong indeed.

Solitary Kiosk, Leura Falls, The Blue Moutains

Banana bread with butter $6.60

The Banana bread which is supposed to come with lavender honey butter arrives. The small slices of butter don't seem to have any trace of lavender honey in it which is slightly disappointing as that was why we ordered it. The lightly toasted banana bread is good though.

Solitary Kiosk, Leura Falls, The Blue Moutains

Ricotta hotcakes with orange curd $10.90

The Ricotta hotcakes with orange curd are delicious, three thick but light hotcakes fantastic with the tangy orange curd rich with fragrant zest.

Solitary Kiosk, Leura Falls, The Blue Moutains

Scrambled eggs with sourdough $8.80

The scrambled eggs with sourdough doesn't look particularly exciting but the sourdough and creamy buttery eggs are divine together.

Solitary Kiosk, Leura Falls, The Blue Moutains

Charcuterie plate $19.90

The Charcuterie plate is a mix of 3 dips and relishes, a beetroot one, a capsicum one and a delicious caponata (eggplant dip). There's thinly sliced proscuitto and salami, ciabatta bread slices and small salty olives laced with chili with a couple of crossed breadsticks. It's a nice combination and I particularly like the dips.

Solitary Kiosk, Leura Falls, The Blue Moutains

Solitary Kiosk, Leura Falls, The Blue Moutains

Gazing out at the view, we feel ourselves fortified in both mind and body and we set out for a not so strenuous day of shopping in Leura.  Some of my favourite shops in the area are: the Christmas Cottage (above), Moontree candles (for the Homewares in the lower levels, not so much the candles on the street level) and Elizabeth Rosa stationary. Shopping and Food is why I like the Blue Mountains so much.

Solitary Kiosk, Leura Falls, The Blue Moutains

Moontree candles

Solitary Kiosk and Restaurant

90 Cliff Drive, Leura Falls NSW 2780

Open Monday to Friday 10am-4pm

Weekends and Public Holidays 9am-4pm

Tel: +61 (02) 4782 1164

Solitary Kiosk, Leura Falls, The Blue Moutains

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