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À la carte dining
in Leura

Visit the historic Alexandra Hotel to enjoy award-winning food in a beautiful setting. The chefs at the bistro work hard, producing a range of sensational menu dishes as well as daily specials to delight any palate. The Sydney Morning Herald Good Pub Food Guide has twice selected our Bistro to appear in its’ prestigious dining guide.

The bistro also has a spectacular outdoor dining area, offering incredible views of the Blue Mountains. The sunset dining experience is extremely popular so we recommend you book in advance to secure a table on the terrace. More seating is available indoors, including bar seating and a restaurant area within the hotel. For special occasions and events, the bistro offers function packages which can be tailored to your requirements.

Take a look at our food menus below or call the Alexandra Hotel to reserve a table on 02 4782 4422.

The Alex Hotel Menu

Local Artisan Sourdough   6
Charred and served with whipped ricotta & butter

Herbed Garlic Bread   8
Freshly baked in house baguette

Sydney Rock Oysters (each)   3
Ginger mignonette or Natural (gf)

Octopus Carpaccio   16
Black olives, grapefruit, chilli oil, parsley (gf)

Smoked Paprika Calamari   15
Shaved fennel, radish, dill & cucumber salad. Citrus aioli

Baked Halloumi   16
Prosciutto crisps, rocket & walnut pesto (gf)

Confit Mushrooms   14
White bean purée, sage butter, shiso, dukkah (v) (gf)

Charcuterie Board (for 2)   35
Selection of artisan cured meats, breads, pickles,
caper berries, horseradish cream & mustard

Pork Belly   32
Pork fat roasted potatoes, char-grilled heirloom carrots,
miso glaze, lemon balm & crackling crumb (gf)

Today’s House Pot Pie   24
Ask your server for today’s special

Seafood Linguine   29
Fish of the day, squid & mussels cooked in a classic
garlic, white wine & parsley cream sauce

Green Pea Risotto   26
Baby spinach, truffle cream, black pepper parmesan
crisp, pea shoots (v) (gf)

Fish of the Day   MP
Please see our specials board for today’s offering

Asian Salad   22
Bok choy, cucumber, carrot, peanuts, nam jim dressing,
fresh mint, basil & crunchy noodles (v)

Lamb Shoulder (for 2)   60
Slowly braised for 4 hours. Served with roasted kipflers,
dutch carrots, chef’s greens & pan juice gravy (gf)

300g Grange Beef NY Cut – NSW/VIC   30
120 days grain fed, Certified Angus. Distinct for it’s
marbeling, flavour and tenderness

300g Pinnacle Scotch Fillet – VIC/TAS   38
Free range grass fed beef, raised in some of Australia’s
most prestigious farming country

450g Cape Grim Ribeye – TAS   44
On the bone, grass fed free range beef from select
British bred heritage cattle

Our steaks are cooked to your liking & served with:
Beer battered chips & grilled corn slaw or mash & greens

House Sauces:
– Red Wine Jus
– Brandy Peppercorn
– Mushroom Sauce
– Truffle Butter

BBQ Whisky Pork Ribs   34
Marinated in our homemade sauce. Served with
beer battered chips & sweet corn slaw

Herbed Garlic Bread   8
Freshly baked in house baguette

Veg Nachos   14
Warm corn tortilla chips, spicy bean mix, melted
mozzarella, grilled corn, sour cream & coriander (gf) (v)

Salt & Pepper Squid   19
Served w/ salad garnish, beer battered chips & lemon aioli

Coopers Beer Battered Fish & Chips   20
Served w/ garden salad, lemon wedges & house tartare

Chilli Chicken Wings   16
Tossed in homemade spicy sauce & sesame seeds.
Zesty citrus sour cream dipping sauce on the side

Chicken Schnitzel   18
Served w/ garden salad & beer battered chips and your
choice of gravy, mushroom or pepper sauce

Chicken Parmigiana   20
Schnitzel topped with smoked ham, house nap sauce
& mozzarella. Served w/ salad & beer battered chips

200g Grass Fed Angus Beef Burger   19
Lettuce, tomato, onion jam, secret sauce & melted Swiss
cheese, toasted milk bun. Served w/ beer battered chips

Beef Lasagne   20
Layers of pasta, beef ragout, bechamel & mozzarella.
Served w/ garden salad or beer battered chips

300g Riverina Angus Rump – NSW   20
Grain fed for 120 days. Served w/ garden salad & beer

Margherita   22
San Marzano tomato sauce, mozzarella, Italian parmesan, fresh basil

Diavola   23
San Marzano tomato sauce, mozzarella, spicy salami,
chilli, fresh basil

Nonno   25
San Marzano tomato sauce, fresh buffalo mozzarella,
prosciutto, Italian parmesan, fresh basil

Capricciosa   24
San Marzano tomato sauce, mozzarella, mushrooms,
ham, artichokes, black olives, fresh basil

Salumi   24
San Marzano tomato sauce, mozzarella, spicy salami,
ham, Italian parmesan, fresh basil

Napoletana   25
San Marzano tomato sauce, mozzarella, black olives, anchovies, capers, oregano

Gamberi   26
San Marzano tomato sauce, prawns, mozzarella, cherry toms, fresh chilli, fresh parsley

Marco’s Half Metre   45
You’re choice of any 2 types of pizza

Bruschetta Pizza (warm)   18
Tomatoes, garlic, black olives, fresh basil, olive oil

Sfiziosa   23
Mozzarella, ham, eggplant, fresh basil

Vesuvio   25
Mozzarella, prosciutto, cherry toms, rocket, Italian parmesan

Vegetariana   23
Mozzarella, capsicum, mushrooms, zucchini, black olives

Campagnola   24
Mozzarella, mushrooms, Italian sausages, truffle oil

Rustica   22
Mozzarella cheese, Italian sausage, potatoes, oregano

Marco’s Half Metre   45
You’re choice of any 2 types of pizza

Beer Battered Chips with Ketchup & Aioli   8

Creamy Mash   8

Pork Fat Potatoes   8

Today’s Greens with Pine Nuts & Feta   8

Rocket, Olives, Cucumber & Fennel Summer Salad (gf)   8

Heirloom Carrots Tossed in Herb Butter & Dukkah   8

Rocket Salad   12
Rocket, pomegranate glaze, Italian parmesan

Caprese Salad   14
Tomatoes, buffalo mozzarella, basil, olive oil

Under 12’s. Includes an ice cream cup

Honey & Soy Glazed Chicken Wings   10

Fish & Chips   10

Spaghetti Bolognese   10

Cheeseburger & Chips   10

Mango & Passionfruit Cheesecake   15
Lemon curd, fresh berries, pistachio crumb, thyme

Chocolate & Peanut Butter Brownie   15
Chocolate mousse, salted caramel & peanut brittle

Three Cheese Board   35
Selection of local & international cheeses with fig jam,
fresh & dried fruit, nuts and homemade lavosh