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The Best Cafes in Parramatta for Your Next Brunch

With fresh flavours, picturesque plates and killer cups of coffee, here are the best cafes in Parramatta for your next brunch.

Circa Espresso

It’s a truth universally acknowledged, breakfast is the most important meal of the day and, if you ask us, coffee is a gift from the gods.

Choosing where to eat your first meal of the day can be a tough call but, if you’re in Parramatta, you’re downright spoilt for choice. 

With Middle Eastern-inspired breakfasts, cafe classics, beautiful brunches and some irresistibly Instagrammable interiors, here are the best cafes in Parramatta to book for your next brunch.

Homage Parramatta


From the moment you spot the slanted roof and concrete exterior, you know you're in for a treat at Homage.

Cool kids on the block who know their way around a cup of coffee, this is the place to go for a caffeine hit in an industrial-inspired space.

With all the breakfast classics and dishes with a Middle Eastern twist, this is bound to become one of your top picks for the best cafes in Parramatta - if it isn't already!

1/71 - 73 George Street, Parramatta

The Shed

The Shed Cafe

Pop into The Shed in Parramatta, where the team - and the coffee - has your back for a creamy latte and delicious breakfast or brunch.

With an all-day menu of eggs, smoothie bowls, pancakes and French Toast, plus salads and burgers come lunchtime, there is a dish to satisfy any sweet or savoury cravings.

Oh, and if you happen to be hosting any fabulous events, did we mention The Shed also offers catering?

8/45 Macquarie Street, Parramatta

Piccolo Me

Piccolo Me

With not one, not two, but three locations scattered throughout the suburb, Piccolo Me is brewing lattes and cappuccinos from some of the best cafes in Parramatta.

Family owned since 2012, this cafe is all about the simple things in life - great coffee, good food, and connection with community.

Pop in for a takeaway cuppa, or stay a little longer and enjoy a meal from the extensive breakfast and lunch menu - with everything from classic eggs on toast to hearty bowls of pasta.

93 George Street & 169 Macquarie Street, Parramatta

Lil Miss Collins

Lil Miss Collins

Parramatta locals were essentially responsible for loving Lil Miss Collins into existence. After two mega-successful pop-ups, they set up permanently near Parramatta Station and have a recent addition in Westfield Burwood.

Step through the recycled wooden fence into a pastel, courtyard wonderland where they roast their coffee beans (their in-house blend, Orthodox, is to die for) and serve up some tasty breakfast classics. Plus. they're pet-friendly too!

13 Wentworth Street, Parramatta

Els Cafe and Bar

Els Cafe & Bar

Overlooking Caroline Chisholm Park, Els Cafe & Bar, co-owned by a mother-son-duo, is part of a Western Sydney foodie dynasty, with delectable dishes featuring fresh local produce and bold flavours.

Recently renovated and expanded, there is even more room for you and the girls to gather for a delicious brunch.

Middle Eastern flavours reign supreme with the famous corn fritters which come stacked with avocado, bacon, zataar, chilli labneh and poached eggs. Unmissable!

Winston Hills Mall, 64/180 Caroline Chisholm Drive, Winston Hills

Paper Plane Cafe

Paper Plane Cafe

As you’d expect from one of the best cafes in Parramatta, Paper Plane often has a line around the block, however, we promise you, this place is well worth the wait.

The can’t-miss dishes here are really the eggs, from their truffled eggs with portobello mushrooms and chorizo to their egg-y croissant loaded with spinach and feta scrambled eggs. 

5/2 Horwood Place, Parramatta



Opening its doors at the start of 2023, this beautiful sandstone building used to house female convicts in the 1800s.

Drenched in fascinating history,  the Havenstone cafe is always buzzing and the perfect spot to enjoy the all-day lunch menu.

There's a cool and contemporary offering - our top picks are the shakshuka, strawberry and pear porridge and the seafood marinara. 

5 Fleet Street, North Parramatta

Mëraki Merchants

Mëraki Merchants

From Milo with chocolate chips to cheese and sausage jaffles, Mëraki Merchants is all about childhood comfort food with a classy contemporary twist.

Caffeine-fiends will be won over by the coffee beans that barista sources from Stitch in St Peters, however, if you’re looking for something a little different check out the red African hot chocolate or the housemade almond milk-flavoured with beetroot, rose petals and Himalayan sea salt.

Their food menu rotates regularly so you can come back time and time again and never get bored.

Shop 5/111 George Street, Parramatta

Big Tree House Cafe

Big Tree House Cafe

Charming neighbourhood haunt, Big Tree House Cafe, is one of the best cafes in the Parramatta area.

Churning out pretty plates of brunch faves like brioche French toast, ricotta pancakes with meringue crisps and cinnamon butter, as well as succulent, stimulating savoury dishes.

88 Calder Road, Rydalmere 

Circa Espresso

Circa Espresso

Bouganvillias and red umbrellas greet you as you arrive at Circa Espresso, a cosy little spot that is not only one of the most beloved cafés in Parramatta but one of the best spots for a coffee.

With carefully sourced beans roasted in-house, the coffee is unmissable and their menu features the best of Australian and Middle Eastern flavours.

19-21 Wentworth Street, Parramatta

Social Hideout Parramatta

Social Hideout Parramatta

Social Hideout in Parramatta is over the top in the very best way. Known for its incredibly extra dishes, Instagrammable interiors, and more florals than Floriade, you’ll come for the aesthetics but stay for the delicious food.

From colourful and indulgent hotcakes to matcha French toast, each inventive dish pairs well with bathtubs full of iced drinks. 

Shop 2A/20 Victoria Road, Parramatta

The Container

The Container

As the name suggests, this is a quirky cafe that is run out of a former shipping container. Much loved for their family-friendly vibe and soul-warming Allpress Espresso cups of coffee, their menu is equally as delish.

Pared back yet punchy, you can enjoy all the classics from acai bowls, bacon and egg rolls, pancakes, and a huge range of burgers.  

51-53 Albert Street, North Parramatta

Finished your tour of the best cafes in Parramatta and keen to plan your next culinary adventure? We've got you covered. Check out our edit of the best cafes in the Inner West. When dinner rolls around, take a read of our guide for the best restaurants in Balmain.

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