Category Archives: Parramatta

Tem Ichi Teppanyaki, Parramatta

When I think of “teppanyaki”, I imagine a food experience, where you not only get to eat but also get to play with your food, whilst being entertained by the chef. Tem Ichi Teppanyaki at Parramatta definitely did deliver a food experience, but not quite the one I expected.

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Pondok, Parramatta

Tucked away on the quieter side of Parramatta station sits Pondok, a new Indonesian restaurant that has only opened in the last couple of months. I first came here at a bloggers dinner with Miss Piggy, vegeTARAian and Muppy and it was so good I knew I had to come back to review it (thanks for introducing this place to me guys).

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Adora Handmade Chocolates, Parramatta

If you venture out from the central Parramatta precinct where the station and Westfield are located, you’ll discover the Adora café which stands out from the grey concrete office buildings as a sleekly decorated space dedicated to chocolate. It was a sunny day when we visited; bright rays of sunshine were streaming through the floor to ceiling glass windows onto customers who were sipping on their hot chocolates and indulging in sweet treats.

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Wowcow, Parramatta

This restaurant is now closed.

It’s no surprise that we are massive fans of frozen yoghurt. It is a relatively healthy dessert option, delicious with various flavours and toppings and very affordable. Last week saw the opening of four new frozen yoghurt stores; Praus in Eastwood, Yogurberry in Eastwood, a new Moochi branch at Westfield Centrepoint as well Wowcow in Parramatta. Sydney is really going froyo crazy!

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Coco Cubano, Parramatta

As the name would suggest, a small slice of Cuba has been transported onto Sydney soil to give us a taste of that unique island culture which has remained frozen in time since the 1950s. The name was familiar to us because we’d gone past the Taylor Square store many times on the bus up Oxford Street and we had always been curious about whether it was an authentic Cuban lounge or not.

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