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Lachlan's Old Government House

Parramatta Park, Parramatta, New South Wales 2150, Australia
+61 2 9687 2662
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good22%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • 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 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Crowie321
Andrew C, Owner at Lachlan's Old Government House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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

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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

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 2 weeks ago

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

1  Thank Steve T
Andrew C, Owner at Lachlan's Old Government House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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 3 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

Thank Warwick D
Andrew C, Owner at Lachlan's Old Government House, responded to this reviewResponded 7 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

Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

I was looking forward to have a great family lunch at this restaurant, so disappointed.. Staff were no where to be found, service was poor and very slow....food is average , servings were small to say the least, and overpriced. Please do not offer “gluten...More

1  Thank Karla L
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

We had our wedding reception here just last Friday. It was Absolutely amazing from start to finish, the management, the service , the food, the grounds , the atmosphere, everything was perfect and went way above my expectations. What a beautiful venue.

Thank Julieanne H
Andrew C, Owner at Lachlan's Old Government House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Julieanne... A great wedding is just fabulous. Congratulations, best wishes for the future and come back soon to try our brand new modern restaurant small dish restaurant menu. Thank you and best wishes again

Reviewed 28 August 2018

We were invited to family 21st 15 people in a private room the table setting was perfect with a open gas fireplace on such a cold day it was cozy . The Chef Menu was chosen it had a amazing choices 4 entrees 4 mains...More

Thank TheLaskers
Andrew C, Manager at Lachlan's Old Government House, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Hello... Thank you. We love those private dining rooms for family get togethers. Thank you again for your great review. Best wishes

Reviewed 25 August 2018

we had our wedding at Lachlan"s on 14th July. The staff were magnificent, helping us planning. They were professional, friendly, always answering question, providing feedback and information. We can absolutely recommend Lachlan's without any hesitations. On the day, everything was provided. They were great to...More

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

A lovely Friday evening spent indulging in the ‘Trust the Chef’ menu. This included a selection of dishes, each delicious with a perfect combination of flavours. The service was excellent and the food was divine. We will be back, thank you!

Thank HilaryAnne
Andrew C, Owner at Lachlan's Old Government House, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Thanks HilaryAnne... lovely you had a great time and thank you very much for the 5 star review...

Reviewed 16 July 2018

We came to Lachlan's for a birthday high tea on a Sunday afternoon. It is a beautiful spot to spend an afternoon, situated in the grounds of Old Government House in an old sandstone building Lachlan's is quite a treat! We had a tasty selection...More

Thank weregoingonafoodhunt
Andrew C, Owner at Lachlan's Old Government House, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Hello... thankyou. Great you had a lovely afternoon. We also have a great cafe and a la carte restaurant menu... kind regards Andrew

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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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