The best Parramatta cafes are exploding with flavours, all of which bring something unique and tasty to Sydney’s west. There’s literally an amazing coffee shop on every street corner, so the problem is where should you go. In Parramatta, you’re downright spoilt for choice for food and coffee, but to make it easier we’ve made a list of the 14 best Parramatta cafes you should visit for brunch and lunch.
1. Mëraki Merchants
Mëraki Merchants is a Lebanese-inspired cafe in Parramatta, with a menu that delivers old-school classics with a twist. This popular cafe is known for there amazing drinks and coffee. The food menu here rotates regularly so you can come back time and time again and never get bored. We recommend trying The Saltan’s Jaffle, which is made up of tasty cheese, sujuk (dry, spicy sausage), olives and house-made smoky capsicum relish.
Address: 5/111 George St, Parramatta NSW 2150
Hours: Mon – Fri 7:00 am – 2:00 pm, Sat 7:00 am – 12:30 pm, Sunday Closed
2. Circa Espresso
Circa Espresso is a stylish modern hotel restaurant and bar, that is known for its Australian farm-to-table cuisine. The menu here is seasonal but packed with flavours, you should try the Humpty doo saltwater barramundi en papillote, which is made with marinated herbs and olive oil with dressed cos lettuce, steamed seasonal vegetables, herb vinaigrette and sprouts.
Address: 21 Wentworth St, Parramatta NSW 2150
Hours: Mon – Fri 7:00 am – 2:30 pm, Sat – Sun 8:00 am – 2:30 pm
3. White Henry Espresso Bar & Catering
Since 2014 White Henry Espresso Bar & Catering has offered Parramatta locals fantastic coffee and food. But it is the amazing coffee that they produce here that really draws in a crowd. From the single-origin beans, which changes from weekly to White Henry’s house blend Blue Stag which has a chocolatey body with fruity, spicy notes. The food on offer here is tasty and affordable with banana bread, wraps and smashed avo, salad boxes, sourdough sandwich or Turkish roll on offer.
Address: 4/118 Church St, Parramatta NSW 2150
Phone: (02) 9640 0366
Hours: Mon 6:45 am – 2:00 pm, Tue – Thu 6:45 am – 3:00 pm, Fri 6:45 am – 1:30 pm, Saturday and Sunday Closed
4. Mulberry Tree cafe
Mulberry Tree Cafe is a family-run Parramatta cafe that is loved by locals, for there tasty food and amazing coffee. The breakfast and lunch menu is full of favourites like Avo Smash which comes with flavoursome avocado, tomatoes, fetta and perfectly poached eggs, you can even try the Kafta & Falafel with tabouli, hummus, pickles & chips. There’s also a section of sandwiches and salads.
Address: 5/20 Macquarie St, Parramatta NSW 2150
Phone: 0434 394 633
Hours: Mon – Fri 7:30 am – 3:00 pm, Saturday and Sunday Closed
5. Lil Miss Collins
Lil Miss Collins is a family-owned and operated Parramatta cafe. Most of the produce used in the food comes from local farms. The menu here is amazing and filled with tasty food like Phoenician kofta is a Middle East-inspired dish made from lamb kofta, labne, cabbage and pomegranate on toasted Lebanese bread. The team roasts their own coffee blend in-house, but they also have another blend of Colombian and Brazilian beans that have a fuller flavour.
Address: 13 Wentworth St Parramatta, New South Wales 2150, AU
Phone: (02) 9635 3273
Hours: Mon – Fri 7:00 am – 3:00 pm, Sat – Sun 7:30 am – 3:00 pm
6. Paper Plane Cafe
Paper Plane Cafe is a cosy farmhouse style cafe that offers locals a farmhouse experience in the heart of Parramatta’s busy city. The coffee here is amazing, it’s made with a Picasso Blend which is a buttery brew with sweet caramel notes, created by Beaconsfield’s Numero Uno Coffee Roasters. The menu here is filled with cafe favourites the Big Breakfast is one of the more popular items, it’s a mountain of eggs, bacon, chorizo, hash brown, mushrooms and tomatoes on sourdough.
Address:5/2 Horwood Pl, Parramatta NSW 2150
Phone: 0412 796 176
Hours: Mon – Sun 7:00 am – 2:00 pm
7. Riverside Deli Bar Cafe
Riverside Deli Bar Cafe has a unique coffee blend originating from the Central American plantations of Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador. The brew here has people lining up for it, while the breakfast and lunch menu is full of favourites like the Mediterranean poached eggs on a chunky bruschetta.
Address: 34 Charles St, Parramatta NSW 2150
Phone: (02) 9891 3662
Hours: Mon – Fri 6:30 am – 4:00 pm, Sat -Sun 7:30 am – 2:00 pm
8. Big Tree House Cafe
Big Tree House Cafe is one of the best local cafes in Parramatta, known for the tasty breakfast and burgers. For lunch, you have to bite into the Big Tree Beef Burger with beetroot, bacon, pineapple, tomato, onion, lettuce, cheese and aioli sauce. But that’s not all with fantastic Campos coffee on offer here too, you’ll be silly not to come past and try it for yourself.
Address: 88 Calder Rd, Rydalmere NSW 2116
Phone: (02) 8626 9007
Hours: Mon 7:00 am – 3:30 pm, Tue 7:00 am – 2:30 pm, Wed – Fri 7:00 am – 3:30 pm, Sat – Sun 7:30 am – 3:30 pm
9. Cafe El’s
Cafe El’s is a Middle Eastern-inspired Parramatta cafe, that is known for its use of fresh local produce and bold flavours. The menu here is well known and much loved, from Ottoman eggs to the famous corn fritters, which come stacked with avocado, bacon, zataar, chilli labneh and poached eggs. We also recommend getting a cup or two of coffee, its a pretty good drop.
Address: 64/180 Caroline Chisholm Dr, Winston Hills NSW 2153
Phone: (02) 9624 7595
Hours: Mon – Sun 7:30 am – 4:00 pm
10. XS Espresso
XS Espresso is known for its amazing coffees and Instagrammable shakes and food. This trendy cafe is a hotspot, from the amazing food like the Delicious Dean, avocado, cherry tomatoes on sourdough with goats cheese, prosciutto, basil pesto & poached eggs. But that’s not all the amazing Campos coffees and Instagrammable shakes like The Volcano, a towering sculpture of Nutella, coconut, Oreo, ice cream and warm chocolate soufflé. there’s something for everyone here.
Address: 9A/2 Windsor Rd, Northmead NSW 2152
Phone: (02) 9890 9229
Hours: Mon – Sun 7:00 am – 10:00 pm
11. Blackseed Eatery
Blackseed Eatery is known for its fresh seasonal produce and fantastic specialty coffee. The menu is full of amazing foods like baked field mushroom layered with crispy pancetta, poached egg, rocket, balsamic and parmesan on organic sourdough and the buttermilk fried chicken with slaw and spicy mayo.
Address: 105 Phillip St, Parramatta NSW 2150
Phone: (02) 9635 0602
Hours: Mon – Fri 6:30 am – 4:00 pm, Closed Saturday and Sunday
12. The Coffee Emporium Restaurant & Bar
The Coffee Emporium Restaurant & Bar is a Tuscan-inspired bohemian cafe by day and one of Parramatta’s coolest bars and restaurants by night. They’re known for some of the best coffee in Western Sydney as well as their brunch classics like smashed avo and eggs benny as well as a delicious rainbow poké bowl with Tasmanian salmon.
Address: 51 Phillip St, Parramatta NSW 2150
Phone: (02) 9687 1955
Hours: Mon – Wed 7:00 am – 10:00 pm, Thu – Sat 7:30 am – 10:00 pm, Sun 7:30 am – 5:00 pm
13. Social Hideout
Social Hideout is known for its incredibly Instagrammable and extra dishes. The menu is colourful and indulgent, filled with foods like taro hotcakes, matcha French toast with red velvet mascarpone and many more amazing foods plus drinks served in bathtubs.
Address: 2a/20 Victoria Rd, Parramatta NSW 2150
Phone: (02) 8677 5226
Hours: Mon – Fri 6:oo am – 3:00 pm, Sat – Sun 7:30 am – 3:00 pm
14. Badmanner thymes
Badmanner thymes is a Cafe that is loved by locals for its smooth coffee and homemade baked goods. From Brewtown Newtown brewnuts and kimchi burgers to tasty milkshakes and coffee to everything in between. This cafe has something for everyone, you’ll be silly not to try it for yourself.
Address: Horwood Pl, Parramatta NSW 2150
Phone: 0410 406 889
Hours: Mon – Fri 7:00 am – 4:00 pm, Sat 7:00 am – 2:00 pm, Sun 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Which cafe has the best coffee in Parramatta?
Parramatta is home to some amazing coffee, the best coffee can be found at White Henry Espresso Bar & Catering and Paper Plane Cafe.
Where is the best place for brunch in Parramatta?
There are many places to get Brunch, but Social Hideout, XS Espresso and The Coffee Emporium Restaurant & Bar are the best
What cafe in Parramatta also serves Cake?
Badmanner Thymes serves coffee and amazing cakes like brownies and Brewtown Newtown Brewnuts.