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Lachlan's Old Government House

€€ - €€€, Cafe, International
Parramatta Park, Parramatta, New South Wales 2150, Australia
+61 2 9687 2662
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  • Very good21%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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Australian, Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Parramatta Park, Parramatta, New South Wales 2150, Australia
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Lachlan's Old Government House
1. Verandah and Private Rooms
Dine on the long vine covered verandah or your own private dining room
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2. Perfect for Celebrations
Weddings, Anniversaries , Birthdays and more with great packages
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3. Modern Share Plate Menu
Perfect for a light lunch or full banquet in a world heritage setting
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had the pleasure to dine at Lachlan’s Old Government House Parramatta for a family birthday celebration and the choice of food was great and the food was beautiful Highly recommend a visit

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Carole L
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

Friday night dinner for two, with the new Trust the Chef menu. Dinner was amazing with a French influence meal with an Australian flare. Fantastic value for such a brilliant meal and included a glass of Sparkling wine to start and coffee to end with....More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Daniel S
Andrew C, Owner at Lachlan's Old Government House, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2018

Thanks Daniel... Thank you for taking the time for your review. Chef Gene C. is looking after these trust the Chef Menus. he is changing them from week to week. Best Wishes.

Reviewed 1 week ago

All our needs for a private room for family reunion birthday celebration were accommodated with wonderful care and attention. Any minor delay was generously compensated for with unexpected extras. The food exceeded my expectations, especially including two grandchildren. Lovely food, service and good will. We...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank gillallchin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took my aunt and uncle for lunch at Lachlans today to celebrate my Uncle's 87th birthday. The food was so enjoyable, the customer service from the staff was exceptional. We look forward to returning soon. We all would like to just say THANK YOU.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank simpleminds1957
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been coming here for the last 27 years as a group. It has always been something we have look forward to as end of year get together. I must acknowledge that the staff were friendly and try to rectify the issues, however they...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DAVE K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely family lunch here celebrating 2 birthdays. The location is superb, great for kids. Food was great, service was exceptional. We did wait quite a while for our food but the staff were very apologetic and made sure we were well looked...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 986kyliem
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Would absolutely recommend dining here again. Best customer service & the new menu was amazing. Thank you Martin (via email correspondence) & Michael (host for the night) for the most rewarding experience received on a very special occasion. Allowing us to personalise the menu for...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank travel802015
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

I held my baby shower here in September in one of their private function rooms. We had a high tea function. Staff were very helpful in preparation and answered all questions about decorating the room and dietary requirements. They were happy to accommodate all requests...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Crowie321
Andrew C, Owner at Lachlan's Old Government House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Hello... great you had a good time and we looked after you well. Those 4 private dining areas are popular for small groups and are fantastic for lunches and dinners as well. Hope to see you again soon,,, we have a brand new small dish/...More

Reviewed 26 October 2018

We were lucky enough to have visited Lachlan's last night when they had their first real service of their totally new Tapa's style menu. The new menu is all about sharing and tasting and the staff encouraged us to order gradually throughout the evening which...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Steve T
Andrew C, Owner at Lachlan's Old Government House, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2018

Thanks Steve... appreciate your time and review very much. We are also continuing our popular private dining room Chefs Choice and High Tea menus for group bookings. best wishes AndrewC

Reviewed 2 October 2018

Very disappointed with the food selection and service we experienced when having a high tea for 5 people. Sandwiches and wraps could have been sourced from a local sandwich shop and they would have been as good if not better. Scones were ordinary and the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Warwick D
Andrew C, Owner at Lachlan's Old Government House, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2018

Hello Warwick Thank you.... we will look at all your points. We will check all your details with everyone working on your day. We normally have great reviews for our High Teas. Thank you for taking the time on your feedback. The verandah was originally...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$51
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Parramatta Park, Parramatta, New South Wales 2150, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Parramatta
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9687 2662
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Lachlan's Restaurant is located withing Old Government House Parramatta Park... PRIVATE DINING ROOMS, CHRISTMAS PARTIES, SET PRICE LUNCHES and DINNERS, 10 to 30 guests and fantastic garden marquee, HIGH TEAS. RELAX and ENJOY. You can dine on the verandah or in your own cosy dining room by one of our fireplaces. This is a National Trust and World Heritage setting with great food and service. BRAND NEW MODERN RESTAURANT MENU, morning and afternoon or for just a coffee or tea. Lachlans is a great place for small parties and celebrations and we can set aside one of the Old Government House dining rooms or marquee exclusively for your party. Open Tuesday to Sunday daytime, Friday and Saturday evenings PLUS... we open any day or night of the week for bookings of 10 or more in your own private dining room. High Teas are very popular. Starting October 2018 we offer an exciting new small/ share/ Tapas style menu in the restaurant. Welcome to Lachlans... call now 9687 2662
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