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Learn Everything About the Top Casual Dining Restaurants at DOOLEYS Clubs

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07 June 2022

Casual dining restaurants are one of the favourite ways Aussies enjoy dining out with family or friends. It’s a relaxed experience that combines a chilled out atmosphere along with fantastic food, affordable prices and all of your favourite beverages.

DOOLEYS Lidcombe boasts some of the top casual dining restaurants in Western Sydney but it’s just one of 3 DOOLEYS Clubs where you can savour the casual dining experience. All of our restaurants in all 3 venues offer an array of must-eat foods when visiting Western Sydney.

In this article, you’ll discover the restaurants in all 3 venues and what you can expect when you visit them. Let’s take a short culinary journey through DOOLEYS Clubs and discover some mouthwatering delights along the way.

DOOLEYS Lidcombe

Located in the of Lidcombe, DOOLEYS Lidcombe offers members and guests great variety when it comes to dining options. Let’s start out by taking a look at one of the most popular casual dining restaurants in Western Sydney.

Lloyd’s Bistro

Lloyd’s Bistro is open for lunch and dinner every day of the week. Check the timetable below:

  • Lunch: 12noon - 2.30pm
  • Dinner (Sun -Thurs): 5.00pm - 8.30pm
  • Dinner (Fri - Sat): 5.00pm - 9.00pm

What makes Lloyd’s Bistro so popular?

For starters, the menu features fresh and seasonal dishes and has something to offer everyone, kids and adults alike. It’s the perfect venue for family get-togethers, meeting up with friends or having a meal with business partners. The atmosphere is relaxed and, being a family-friendly restaurant, there is even a kid’s play area.

You’ll discover there are weekly lunch and dinner specials that you can take advantage of and you can enjoy your favourite beverage with your meal.

The menu features all the classics and favourite dishes of Aussie diners. Some of the most popular choices are:

  • Chicken Schnitzel
  • Roast of the Day
  • Pumpkin and Feta Salad
  • Scotch Fillet Steak
  • John Dory
  • Grilled Atlantic Salmon
  • Fettuccine Bolognese
  • Pumpkin Risotto
  • T-Bone Steak
  • BBQ Pork Ribs
  • A delicious assortment of pizzas
  • And more...

8 Dragons Restaurant

The 8 Dragons Restaurant offers up authentic Chinese cuisine at very affordable prices. You can enjoy lunch and dinner at the restaurant, as per the timetable below:

  • Lunch (Wed-Mon): 11.30pm-2.30pm
  • Dinner (Sun, Mon, Wed & Thurs): 5.30pm-9.30pm
  • Dinner (Fri, Sat): 5.30pm-10.00pm
  • CLOSED: Tuesday

Why choose 8 Dragons Restaurant for a Chinese dining experience?

Most dishes on the menu are inspired by the Shanghai region of China, but with a modern twist on tradition. It’s famous for its range of noodle soups and steamed and fried rice dishes, along with many other Chinese classics. The menu is diverse and there are weekly specials you can avail of. 8 Dragons Restaurant is another family-friendly venue and there are many dishes on the menu that kids will love.

Let’s look at what’s popular on the 8 Dragons menu:

  • Wonton Noodle Soup
  • Black Pepper Pork Chops With Jasmine Rice
  • Yang Zhou Fried Rice
  • Steamed Mixed Dumplings
  • Chicken and Sweet Corn Soup
  • Braised Beef Brisket Noodle Soup
  • Pan Fried Pork Bun
  • Satay King Prawns
  • Salt and Pepper Squid
  • Honey Chicken
  • Satay Chicken
  • Beef In Black Bean Sauce
  • Mongolian Lamb
  • And many more delicious options...

Vincent’s Noodle House

Vietnamese cuisine has become immensely popular in Australia in recent years. This is partly due to delicious, yet affordable meals and the fact that Vietnamese food is just so healthy. It’s also famous for delicious pho noodle dishes. You can enjoy lunch or dinner at Vincent’s Noodle House every day except Monday.

  • Tue-Fri: 10am-9pm
  • Sat-Sun: 9am-9pm

If you’re already a fan of Vietnamese food, you’ll be happy to find all of your favourites on the menu. If you’ve never tried Vietnamese cuisine before, then you’re going to be in for a real treat when you pay a visit to Vincent’s Noodle House in Lidcombe. The food is rich in Southeast Asian culture, it’s healthy and it’s absolutely delicious. Even the kids will love it and want to come back for more. Also, keep an eye out for regular specials.

Let’s take a snapshot of just some of the food available on the menu:

  • Spicy Beef Noodle Soup
  • Combination Omelette
  • Seafood Fried Rice
  • Combination Egg and Rice Noodle Soup
  • Fried Beef and Vegetable Noodles
  • Sweet and Sour Pork With Rice
  • Lemon Grass Chicken With Rice
  • Choy Sum With Oyster Sauce
  • Diced Beef In Black Pepper Sauce
  • Satay Lamb
  • Vietnamese Style Spring Rolls
  • And lots more...

John Street Cafe

While it’s not exactly a restaurant, John Street Cafe is a venue where you can chill out and enjoy a coffee and a bite to eat. The opening hours are listed below:

  • Mon-Fri: 10am - 10pm
  • Sat-Sun: 9am - 10pm

In fact, you can enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner at the cafe and there is a selection of some of the best cakes and desserts in all of Western Sydney. It’s a fantastic place to catch up with friends or to spend some time on a casual date. If you’re a member, you can also enjoy special discounts on food and beverages.

John Street Cafe is a good place to chill out and unwind at any time of the day or evening. Grab a coffee, a light meal or a delicious snack.
Let’s have a peek at some of the menu’s highlights:

  • Chicken & Avocado Sandwiches and Wraps
  • Ham & Salad Sandwiches and Wraps
  • Caesar Wrap
  • Assorted Salads
  • Veggie Burger
  • Fisherman’s Basket
  • Schnitzel Burger
  • Gourmet Pies & Sausage Rolls
  • Assorted Cakes & Muffins
  • Banana Bread
  • And more...

DOOLEYS Regents Park

One of DOOLEYS Clubs other great venues is located centrally in Regents Park. Not only can you enjoy fantastic entertainment and fun at the social and entertainment club, you can also savour the flavours at the Dining Restaurant & Bistro, one of the best restaurants in the area.

Dining Restaurant & Bistro

The Dining Restaurant & Bistro at DOOLEYS Regents Park offers a casual dining experience for people of all ages. It’s also fantastic value, so you can afford to take the entire family out for lunch or dinner. Check out the opening times below:

  • Lunch (Mon-Sat): 12noon-2:30pm
  • Lunch (Sun): 12noon - 3pm
  • Dinner (Mon-Sat): 5pm-8.00pm
  • Dinner (Sun): 4pm-8.00pm

Keep an eye on the website for regular meal deals, as there is often something on special at the bistro on different days of the week.
You will find many classic dishes that everybody loves on the menu and kids will enjoy a meal out as well. It’s an awesome place to kick back for lunch or dinner with a group of people, or even feel comfortable dining out solo if you wish.

Let’s take a glance at some menu highlights:

  • Beef Nachos
  • Steak Sandwich
  • Rump Steak
  • Smokey BBQ Beef Burger
  • Grilled Barramundi
  • Atlantic Salmon
  • Classic Fish and Chips
  • Roast of the Day
  • Grilled Prawn and Pear Salad
  • Spaghetti Bolognese
  • Fisherman’s Basket
  • Wild Mushroom Risotto
  • Salt and Pepper Calamari
  • And lots more...

Bar and Grill Waterview

The third DOOLEYS Clubs venue is Bar and Grill Waterview, located on the banks of the beautiful Parramatta River. Enjoy some time being entertained at the social club, or venture into the Bar and Grill Restaurant for a sumptuous meal and your favourite drinks.

Bar and Grill Restaurant

Once again, like all DOOLEYS Clubs restaurants and bistros, the atmosphere is casual dining and family-friendly. We want everyone to feel comfortable enough to come and enjoy a meal and Bar and Grill Waterview is no exception. Check out the operating hours:

  • Friday & Saturday: 12–3PM, 5:30–9PM
  • Sunday To Thursday: 12–2:30PM, 5:30–8:30PM

Why choose to dine at Bar and Grill Waterview?

The restaurant offers contemporary dining with a twist and all meals are created by top-class chefs and prepared with the freshest ingredients. Not only is the focus on awesome food, but you can choose from a selection of your favourite alcoholic beverages and some delicious cocktails. After all, it is a bar and grill.

Let’s now see some samples of what’s on the Bar and Grill Waterview menu:

  • Bruschetta
  • Oysters Kilpatrick
  • Black Truffle Gnocchi
  • Wagyu Beef Burger
  • BBQ Pork Ribs
  • Sirloin Steak
  • Rib Eye Steak
  • Chicken Skewers
  • BBQ King Prawns
  • Crispy Skin Barramundi
  • Grilled Herb Salmon
  • Grilled Haloumi Salad
  • Tempura Fish and Chips
  • And loads more awesome dishes...

Visit DOOLEYS Clubs Today

As you can see, DOOLEYS Clubs offer some of the best casual dining restaurants in Western Sydney. The range of meals is diverse and there is something to satisfy everyone, including the kids. Next time you’re looking for a place to dine out for the family, or to meet up with friends, keep in mind the delicious offerings at affordable prices that DOOLEYS Clubs has to offer both members and visitors.

Exquisite dining in a casual atmosphere is not all DOOLEYS Clubs has to offer. Every day and night of the week, there is something fun, exciting and entertaining happening at our 3 venues. Just check out our website or give one of our friendly staff members a call for more details.

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