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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.