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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Why the West is Best
Great write up in Sydney Morning Herald Good Food featuring the diverse and exciting food on offer in the west, including in Parramatta, Harris Park and Granville.
Featuring Eat Street Bourke Street Bakery, The Emporium, Temasek, El Jannah, Jamie's Trattoria and Gelato Messina.
Read more in the Sydney Morning Herald.
Jamie's Italian Trattoria opens in Parramatta
Expect queues to form down church st mall when the new Jamie’s Italian Trattoria opens in Parramatta this morning.
A more casual, family-friendly cousin to Jamie’s Italian in Pitt St in the CBD, the Trattoria, on the corner of Macquarie St, will also be open for breakfast, as well as lunch and dinner.
Read more in the Daily Telegraph.
A Place to Call Home? Migrant Hostel Memories - 22nd May 2015
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Parramatta Winterlight - 1st Jul 2015
Skate, play and discover Parramatta this winter on our giant outdoor ice rink.
Built by John Macarthur is 1824. It had many occupants including Penelope Lucas, his daughter's governess.More