> 60 Restaurants and food stalls
> Bustling marketplace
> Moon Festival
> Lunar New Year Celebrations
> Minh Kuang Monastry
> Whitlam Library
is less than an hour from Sydney and is not just a place to visit it is a place to discover.
With a tempting array of restaurants, food stalls, supermarkets and specialty stores, Cabramatta is a bustling marketplace capturing the vitality and diversity of South-East Asia.
Choose from a wide range of Asian foods, herbs and spices, fresh seafood, meat and vegetables, quality fabrics, clothing, jewellery, electrical goods, herbal medicine and food specialties. You will always find someone eager to explain how to use Asian produce in your cooking, or sew beautiful fabrics into fabulous fashion.
Here, among more than 60 eateries, are the authentic cuisines of Vietnam, Thailand, Laos and Cambodia, plus several Chinese styles and an excellent choice of vegetarian eateries influenced by the Buddhist communities in the area.
Don't miss Sydney's largest Asian festival, The Cabramatta Moon Festival on 4 September 2011 and the Lunar New Year celebrations on 29 and 30 January 2011. Cabramatta will also participate in the Sydney International Food Festival throughout the month of October, try the signature dishes that make Cabramatta, Canley Vale and Canley Heights famous.
Canley Heights is Sydney's newest outdoor dining destination, and together with Canley Vale, the town centres offer great shopping and dining options with accessible parking.
Other things to do around Fairfield include a visit to the Minh Kuang Monastry and Meditation Centre, the Harry Seidler designed Whitlam Library, Cabravale Leisure Centre, Fairfield City Museum and Gallery, a picnic in Western Sydney Regional park, stroll around Fairfield Markets or ride Fairfield City's many Cycleways.For details www.fairfieldcity.nsw.gov.au
Getting to Cabramatta is easy. Come by road using the M5 motorway, rail to Cabramatta Station or by the T-Way and bus connection between Parramatta and Liverpool.
DISCOVER CABRAMATTA - A TASTE OF ASIA
Cabramatta is Sydney's best kept gourmet secret, where you can buy all the exotic ingredients needed for authentic Asian cooking. Wandering through Asian supermarkets shopping for food becomes an adventure rather than a chore. Discover an exotic new world of pastes and purees, noodles and herbs, grass jelly and instant natural jellyfish – irresistible to anyone with a taste for adventure!
Visit the colourful Pailau Gate or some of the ten fabric shops offering one of the widest ranges of fabrics to be found in one location.
Watch herbalists preparing their potions and see durian and pennywort drinks, rambujtan and jackfruit, chicken beaks and feet and ducks roasting in shop windows.
Where to find...
FRUIT AND VEGETABLES
Cabramatta Mall No 1 Shopping Centre Dutton Lane
BKK Shopping Centre Park Road
85 John Street ArcadeHong Kong Shopping Centre
New World Shopping Centre
Viet Hoa Shopping Centre
MEAT, FISH AND POULTRY
Almost 30 meat, fish and poultry shops offer a wide range of fresh product, at reasonable prices in Cabramatta and Cabramatta East.
More than 30 Asian Grocery outlets in Cabramatta and Cabramatta East.
RESTAURANTS, CAFES AND ASIAN BBQ
Choose from more than 60 places to eat located in every street, arcade and shopping plaza in the Cabramatta CBD, including Cabramatta Rd West and Cabramatta East.
Thousands of beautiful fabrics can be found in John Street, Park Road and Hughes Street.
Bargains for everyone with more than 50 men's women's and children's clothing stores.
30 beautiful jewellery stores to be found in John and Arthur Streets and Park Road.
Visit one of Sydney's best libraries. Its extensive Local History Collection reveals the influences that created today's Cabramatta.
Experience something different in Fairfield City,
Greater Sydney's most diverse city.
For more information Tel: (02) 9724 7811
Fax: (02) 9724 7460