When people head out in Sydney for dinner or are visiting the State’s capital, they think of the CBD of the North Shore as the prime locations to find a great meal or dining experience. However, Sydney is a huge city and out west, you can experience some of the best culinary experiences in the country.
In this article, we’ll take a look at some great reasons to venture west next time you plan on going out for dinner in Sydney.
#1 – So Many Different Cultures To Choose From
Australia has always bee renowned for being a multicultural country. Sydney’s Western Suburbs epitomises multiculturalism, especially when it comes to offering a variety of food choices.
Think of any culture or foreign food you would like to try and chances are high you’ll find a restaurant in Sydney’s west that caters to the cuisine of your choice. It doesn’t matter whether you love Chinese, Thai, Middle-Eastern food, French, Italian, Greek or any one of a number of other international cuisines. The Western Suburbs of Sydney offers up an international smorgasbord of options to delight the eclectic taste bud.
#2 – Dine Out With Waterfront Views
One of the main waterways that snakes its way through Sydney’s Western Suburbs is the Parramatta River. So, if you’re looking for a waterview restaurant, Sydney has loads of options, particularly out west. Sydney Harbour is far from being the only option when it comes to finding a waterview restaurant.
As an example, Dooleys Club is a waterview club in Silverwater, and that’s just one option out of many.
The Parramatta River is expansive and has become a prime location for restaurants as well as other things to do out west.
#3 – Public Transport Is Not a Problem
One of the great things about Sydney’s Western Suburbs (and all of Sydney) is there is no shortage of public transport. Whether you need a taxi, want to jump on a bus or grab a train at a nearby train station, there is public transport nearby 24/7.
If you want to explore the west and search for some unique and flavoursome culinary experiences, then you’ll always be able to get around even if you don’t have your own car, or decide you won’t drive because you want to enjoy some alcoholic beverages with and after your meal.
Wherever you choose to dine out in the west of Sydney, some form of public transport will always be close by, so getting around is never a problem, no matter what the time of day or night.
#4 – Parramatta Is the Entertainment Hub Of the West
The really cool thing about the Parramatta district of Sydney’s West is it’s like a second CBD. You’ll find so many different dining choices on offer, either on the main strip, or even other parts of this happening suburb.
What makes Parramatta extra special is its entertainment value. Often, when people get together and go out to enjoy a meal together, they’ll want to do something afterwards.
In Parramatta, you can enjoy an after dinner coffee at one of the many cafes, hang out for a drink in a trendy bar, hit one of the nightspots if you want to party, see a movie, go tenpin bowling, do some shopping and so much more.
Just about everything you can think of to entertain yourself for an evening is located in Parramatta, along with some of the best dining Sydney has to offer.
#5 – So Many Suburbs To Choose From
Part of the fun of dining out in Western Sydney is exploring the area. There are so many suburbs you can check out and each has its own personality and offers a unique range of dining choices.
Certain suburbs will be occupied by a certain demographic, and if you want to indulge in cuisine from various parts of the world, you’ll also discover that people of particular nationalities may congregate in a particular suburb. It’s worth exploring for the cultural experience alone.
We’ve highlighted just 5 great reasons to dine out in Sydney’s Western Suburbs. The CBD is great, but in the west, you’ll discover fantastic food choices at very reasonable prices, so it’s well worth a look next time you get together with family or friends.