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The Nook

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Homemade artisits collaboration

This little shop of the beaten track is beautiful combining multiple people from the community... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2018
Paris A
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Unique wares by local artists

I went to Leura for a weekend and shopped up and down “the mall”, and this stands out as a... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2018
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“homemade jams”(2 reviews)
The Nook began in Jan 1996 with just 12 members at the historic "Everglades"at Leura. It moved to the current location in Leura Mall in September that same year. The shop has been trading consistently since its inception with the membership growing...more
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133A Leura Mall, Leura, New South Wales 2780, Australia
+61 2 4784 2917
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Reviewed 8 October 2018

Visited “The Nook” on the “Leura Fair” weekend to shop for hand-made crafts, cards and home-made jams and lemon butter, etc. Unfortunately their website was not updated and some of the previously available products were no longer. Very disappointing when visiting from far by train....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank angeloandream
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

This little shop of the beaten track is beautiful combining multiple people from the community selling their handmade goods and services perfect for gifts, souvenirs or something special and unique for yourself. The owners are all very friendly and when I went even sold homemade...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Paris A
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

I went to Leura for a weekend and shopped up and down “the mall”, and this stands out as a favorite. Lots of awesome work from different local artists — jewelry, clothing, art, ceramics, etc. — and very friendly staff. A lot of the shops...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank sjgrice
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful little shop with lots of great quality handmade gifts and curios. Here was no pressure to buy and the staff were more than happy to chat and answer any questions. A great wee find

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank BigTravellerAJC66
Carole H, Co-Op member at The Nook, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Thanks for your fab review! Yes, we, the artisans, run the shop so we are not professional sales people but we absolutely love it when you select one of our creations. We do a little dance (not always literally!). Thanks again :)

Reviewed 27 January 2016

What a delight to find this secret treasure trove! Five rooms of handmade arts and crafts all made by residents of the Blue Mountains. I encourage everyone from locals to overseas visitors to take the time to browse all the wonderful unique items. It is...More

Date of experience: January 2016
2  Thank Nelly S
Carole H, Public Relations Manager at The Nook, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2016

Thank you Nelly for your enthusiastic review! The artisans are just as passionate about what they make and it is so rewarding for them to know their customers are as passionate about buying artisan products. Many thanks too for taking the time to write a...More

Reviewed 20 January 2016

Excellent exhibition and access to great local art & craft. Affordable prices too and a vast array of choice.

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank Christian M
Reviewed 19 January 2016

The Nook is a brilliant shop. Run as a co-operative by local artisans, you can always find the right present to give away, or a treat for yourself. The layout and products offered change frequently, so there is always new treasures to be found. It...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank d0minique1976
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

An eclectic mix of items from local artists/crafters at this collective shop. Tucked away on the 1st floor at the high end of Keira high street. You will be sure to find something unique.More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank Jane J
Carole H, Public Relations Manager at The Nook, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2016

Hi Jane, Thank you for taking the time to review The Nook in Leura. We really appreciate it! Just so that customers don't get confused, the Nook is at the top end of Leura Mall near the train station. Thanks again Jane and call in...More

Reviewed 9 July 2015

No visit to a local township is complete without experiencing local artisans and their wares, and 'The Nook' is the best place to go during a visit to the Blue Mountains to buy everything from hand-made children’s clothing and dolls to gorgeous art works, all...More

Date of experience: February 2015
1  Thank KirstieB0
Carole H, Public Relations Manager at The Nook, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2016

Hi Kirstie, Thanks you for your lovely review, we really appreciate you taking the time to write one. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 14 May 2015

Beautiful locally produced items by artisans from the Blue Mountains. A great shop to visit and an interesting surprise at the tp of the stairs

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank Rhys43
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