Best spots for before or after the game

Bankwest Stadium brings fans closer to the action in Parramatta and we’ve got you sorted for all your pre-post game drinks needs. 

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Where to eat and drink on game days in Parramatta

Whether it’s a quick schooner before the game or a longer session after the match, check out the best Parramatta has to offer next time your team is in town.

Whether you support the Parramatta Eeels, going to scream every time Western Sydney Wanderers score a goal, or other teams, Parramatta has  plenty of cafes, bars and restaurants along your route to Bankwes, so enjoy some of our local hospitality your next game day. 

Parramatta Square

New to the foodie scene in Parramatta is the modern and majestic Parramatta Square. Just turn right from the train or bus station and venture into the square on your way to the game to enjoy more than exciting new eateries in Parramatta Square including Lily Mu, Fishbowl, Harvey’s Hot Sandwiches, Rivareno Gelato, Betty’s Burgers, Ruse Bar and more.

Parramatta Square, Darcy St & Macquarie St, Parramatta | Facebook | Instagram

Milk shake and hot sandwich from Harveys

Club Parramatta

Just minutes walking distance from Bankwest Stadium and Parramatta Station is the incredible new Club Parramatta. Overlooking Parramatta Park, its wall-to-wall windows and spacious outdoor terrace make it a great place for lunch, an afternoon drink or dinner after the game. Check out their lunch and dinner specials for inspiration. 

2 Macquarie Street, Parramatta | 8865 5100 | cpinfo@chrg.com.au | Facebook | Instagram 

Tacos and fries

ALEX & CO.

For a great vibe, smooth tunes, and an excellent selection of drinks ALEX&Co. has you covered. With daily Happy Hours, specials and a live DJ Thursdays-Sundays, they offer really good value for money and a relaxed riverside dining experience. 

Shop 2-4, 330 Church Street, Parramatta | 9194 4499 | reservations@alexandco.com.au | Facebook | Instagram

Shared table of food

350 Bar At Novotel Parramatta

Serving up seasonal menus, the 350 Restaurant & Lounge is a vibrant dining location with a carefully curated menu by experienced Executive Chef Kiki.

With its Asian-Western fusion cuisine and relaxed contemporary dining experience, it's the perfect place to wind down and enjoy good food, wine and company in excellent hands. 
 

350 Church Street Parramatta | 9630 4999 | Facebook | Instagram

dark plates of food on table

Crown Hotel

Super convenient in-between the station and the stadium, the Crown Hotel  is a lively local favourite with a big basic bar, plenty of pokies, and outstanding pub grub. The multi-storey venue includes a huge range of sports screens and a dedicated sports and TAB bar, making it great for hanging out with mates before or after a game.

The staff are excellent here and the portion sizes are huge if you’re looking for a decent meal as well as a drink. 

295 Church St, Parramatta | 9633 2600 | Facebook | Instagram

Corono Beers in bucket of ice

Parramatta Leagues Club

Parramatta Leagues Club welcomes members and visitors to celebrate Game Days with them with their variety of event day menus and eating spots.

From The Bistro, to K's Noodle Bar, to Sterlo's Sports Bar and the Coffee Spot, there's something to suit all tastes. 

1 Eels Pl, Parramatta | 8833 0777 | Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

Chicken Schnitzel dinner and Beer

Albion Hotel


The Albion Hotel is the perfect place to kick back and enjoy a relaxed atmosphere and a cool drink before or after a game. It’s well known for its vibrant atmosphere, and modern sports bar. They always play the games live and loud here, so if you’re having just too much fun with your crew you can enjoy the game with some delicious food while the beers keep flowing. 

135 George Street, Parramatta | 8587 4600 | Facebook | Instagram

Barman at Albion Hotel

PARKROYAL Parramatta

Just a short 10 minute walk to Bankwest Stadium, PARKROYAL Parramatta is a great place to celebrate before or after the game. BAR 30 Bistro's relaxing indoor or outdoor setting, delicious food and cocktail menu makes it the perfect place to unwind, catch up with friends or unpack the outcome out the match with friends and family.

If you're feeling fancy, the TABLE 30 restaurant offers a three-course set menu with gourmet Australian produce and a welcome drink on arrival. They often have special offers on for game days too so keep an eye on the special offers page on their website. 

30 Phillip St, Parramatta | 9689 3333 | Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn

Cocktail with mint

The Commercial Hotel

Complete with a huge courtyard and copper beer tanks, the Commercial Hotel is your fair dinkum local which caters for everyone and is a great option for a pre or post-match pick-me-up. With a range of food and drink throughout the week, they're giving great value for money.

The beer garden here is really cruisy, they have a great bistro full of your favourite comfort food, and the prices are always reasonable.

2 Hassall Street Parramatta | 9635 8342 | Facebook | Instagram

exterior of Commercial Hotel