Welcome To Parramatta
Parramatta is recognised as the future growth centre of Sydney and offers a wide range of attractions for Sydney-siders and visitors alike, and is home to elegant parks and heritage sites, award-winning restaurants, and a vibrant and youthful culture.
From the beautiful reserves of Lake Parramatta and Parramatta Park to the eclectic dining of Eat Street and surrounds and our Farmers Market or award-winning shows at Riverside Theatres, Parramatta has something for everyone. Great food, great shopping, events and street festivals, sprawling parklands, heritage sites, and a thriving after-hours nightlife with pubs, clubs, theatres, movies and sport under lights...
Parramatta is a 30 minute train ride from the Sydney CBD and the popular Parramatta River ferry service operates daily from Darling Harbour and Circular Quay.
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Bourke St Bakery’s delicious morsels worth train ride to Parramatta
If you've ever waited impatiently in the lengthy queue at Bourke St Bakery, willing the couple lingering over empty cups to just get up and leave already so you can nab their table, you'll be pleased to know they've opened up a spot where you're practically guaranteed a seat.
Read more at The Daily Telegraph
Burger Project and Chinta Ria to open Parramatta outlets
Parramatta continues to nab more city-centric restaurateurs to the west, with Simon Goh and Neil Perry the latest confirmed starters in the postcode. Perry will kickstart a Burger Project outlet in Parramatta ["just near Jamie's Italian", he says], while Chinta Ria's Simon Goh will open at EcoWorld's West Village where Salt Meats Cheese will also be a tenant.
Read more at Sydney Morning Herald Good Food
For 7 decades it was the 'country' residence of the first 10 Governors of the colony. The convict-built property lies within Parramatta Park, with sweeping views over the Parramatta river.More