Food and Drink

In The Spotlight: Chicken Treat

Beloved Western Australian restaurant brand Chicken Treat has flown the coop, opening its first store on the East Coast, in western Sydney.

DrinkWest stakes its claim as the place to meet in Penrith

The new DrinkWest Brewery is staking its claim as the home of footy pre-drinks, with a courtesy bus taking fans from the site to BlueBet Stadium for home games.

In The Spotlight: The River Boat Bar

Penrith’s nightlife offering is expanding but there is one unique venue that you really need to experience for yourself.

Take a fresh look at seafood: Barnacle Bill opens in Penrith

South Australian family favourite seafood franchise Barnacle Bill has just launched in the western suburbs!

Seven places in Penrith where kids eat free

Going out to dinner can be an expensive exercise, and it's especially frustrating when you're forking out for kids meals too. We've found five great dining options in Penrith where the kids eat free! 

The Bunker names opening date for Mulgoa expansion

Great news for Penrith coffee lovers! Popular café bar restaurant The Bunker is expanding to Mulgoa.

BBQ delight: Brisket Boys ready to cook up a storm

After more than a year of hard work from the team, Brisket Boys’ restaurant within the Manufactor precinct on Castlereagh Road, Penrith, will finally be opening on Saturday.

Macca’s launches limited-edition Valentines Chicken McNuggets box

Nothing says ‘I love you’ more than tasty Chicken McNuggets in a bespoke Valentine’s Day box.

Where to find Penrith’s best cocktails

Who doesn't love a cheeky cocktail? Here's the best places to grab a delicious creation in Penrith.

Where to get the best breakfast in Penrith

We love a good breakfast, so we're looking at the top five locations in the Penrith LGA to grab a morning feed...

Golf simulator facility set to replace long-standing Italian restaurant

The space where well-known Valentino’s Woodfire Pizzeria Restaurant once sat is set to be replaced by a new indoor golf simulator facility.

Penrith Thai restaurant Chilli Jam shutters

Penrith's Chilli Jam Thai at Westfield Penrith has closed its doors.

Five Penrith restaurants to consider for your next date night

A romantic night out has to include a great meal, and there's plenty of awesome restaurants for date nights in Penrith.

Why The Flower Shop will become the place to be in Penrith this summer

Hidden bars are scattered in cities such as Sydney and Melbourne and now Penrith’s latest mysterious offering has been unveiled on High Street.

Seafood restaurant Kickin’ Inn opens in Penrith

TikTok’s favourite seafood restaurant has officially made it to Penrith, with the newest Kickin’ Inn location opening on Mulgoa Road this week.

Five restaurants hosting Christmas Day lunch in Penrith

Christmas Day can be one of the most stressful days of the year, especially when it comes to feeding everyone. If you're looking to take Christmas lunch on the road this year, here's five options here in Penrith...

Barbecuing together – American style!

Barbecue not only brings people to the table to enjoy good food, but it helps form friendships and fosters connections.

Penrith’s five best pizza joints

We love our pizza here at the Weekender, and after some tough debate we've come up with the top five pizza options in the Penrith LGA...

The five best places to grab delicious chicken in Penrith

From fried chicken to roast chicken, there's so many varieties of this delicious delight to choose from. We've done our best to scour the Penrith LGA for the best chicken options around...

We name the five best Indian restaurants in Penrith

There's nothing quite like a delicious Indian curry. The Penrith LGA has plenty of great choices when it comes to Indian - here's our top five.