Sitchu Living

AREA GUIDE Looking tomove? Visit to view the full guide. DRINK EAT “Parramatta is continuing to prove itself as the upcoming and transforming geographic centre of Sydney. Parramatta offers a convenient and cosmopolitan lifestyle, rich culture and endless recreation options. TheCBD and its surrounds have a perpetual investment into government infrastructure, which continues to growand develop the buzzing commercial scene and easy family living in Parramatta.” - Christopher Sahyoun, Principal, Belle Property Parramatta ‘‘ Resident Expert PARRAMATTA MEDIAN HOUSE PRICE $1,300,000 MEDIAN UNIT PRICE $605,000 MEDIAN HOUSE RENTAL $475 PER WEEK MEDIAN UNIT RENTAL $420 PER WEEK Source: Core Logic and 7 PLAY CICCIABELLA TRATTORIA + BAR This spot is a status supernova with its outstanding hand-made pasta making it the go-to place for Italian. The menu celebrates the simplicity and generous warmth of Italian food, and the bespoke cocktail list provides the polish to proceedings. Shop T3/01, Parramatta Square, 153 Macquarie Street, Parramatta @cicciabellaitalian ALEX&CO. Parramatta’s ALEX&Co. is the perfect all- day dining destination. The fresh interiors and neon-lined stairs bring the party vibes. Complementing the venue’s style, the delicious menu of bar classics will leave you wanting more. Better still, there’s a happy hour nearly every day and the team serves up some of Western Sydney’s best cocktails. Lot 2-4, 330 Church Street, Parramatta @alexandco_parramatta PARRAMATTA FARMERS MARKET From seasonal produce and organic dairy goods to fresh-cut flowers and gourmet treats, everything at Parramatta Farmers Market is the result of care and dedication. Along with the impressive array of local produce, the market entices with international cuisines, sweet delights and artisan finds. Centenary Square, Parramatta RIVERS IDE PARRAMATTA The home of musical theatre and cabaret, Riverside Parramatta has been entertaining audiences with its wide showcase of new and reinterpreted works. Frequently hosting a number of independent productions and festival shows, you are bound to discover some unique talents and charming productions. Corner of Market & Church Streets, Parramatta HARVEY’ S HOT SANDWICHES Imagine a 1950s American diner meets the classic Australian milk bar, and you have Harvey’s. Harvey’s Hot Sandwiches is bringing back retro diner charmwith real, loaded and satisfying sandwiches. Shop 4.05, Parramatta Square, 12 Darcy Street, Parramatta @harveyshotsandwiches GATEHOUSE HIGH TEA ROOMS The elegant traditional high tea here is the stuff of legend, serving up a delicious selection of cakes, pastries, finger sandwiches and scones. If you feel a cheeky drink is needed to tide you over for the afternoon, add a glass of bubbles. Macquarie Street Gatehouse, corner of Pitt Street and Macquarie Street, Parramatta @gatehouse_tearooms LI LYMU The menu at this sleek restaurant highlights the dynamic flavours of Chinese and South-East Asian cuisines. The banquet menus are truly spectacular, plus you’ll be able to wash everything down with a delicious cocktail (or two). Shop T3/03, Parramatta Square, 153 Macquarie Street, Parramatta @lilymusydney PARRAMATTA