Best Pre-Game Eats

Top Pre-Game Foods at ANZ Stadium

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What you should know

Not sure where to grab a bite before the game? From finding a parking space to looking for a place to eat, it’s a struggle to decide where you’ll end up. To help you this NRL season, we’ve put together a list of grade A pre-game foods just for your perusal.

The Newington and Homebush area provide you with a ton of options so you don’t have to rush.

Key: (GF) – gluten free (V) – vegetarian (Ve) – vegan 

($) – under $20 pp ($$) – between $20-$40 pp

1. Crispy Cluckers ($)

c03/3 Ave of Europe, Newington NSW 2127

If you’re in need of a chicken fix, this is the perfect place for you! Their Korean fried chicken is sure to make you realise that this is the only KFC you’ll ever need. Be sure to get their hot and spicy wings to fulfill that extra spice in your life.

2. Paddy’s Brewery ($$) (V) (Ve)

268 Parramatta Rd, Homebush West NSW 2140

For a pub grub, look no further than Paddy’s Brewery. With their steak and beers, it’s a no-brainer that this a winning combo for a pre-game meal. Right here you can sit back and chill, maybe watch a few games on the telly to get you prepped!  

3. Jags Ristorante ($$) (V) (GF)

6/11 Ave of Europe, Newington NSW 2127

If you’re looking for something a little fancier, Jags has an array of Italian cuisine sure to make your stomach thank you for the lovely meal. There’s also many kids options for a great family outing!

4. Thai Palate ($$) (V)

Shop8/5 Australia Ave, Sydney Olympic Park NSW 2127

Need a place to eat at walking distance from the stadium? Try Thai Palate for size. Their rice dishes, noodles and curries are perfect to leave you full for days. For quick service, reasonable prices and a great range of food, this place is killer!

5. Mexica Cocktail Bar ($$)

4 Dawn Fraser Ave, Sydney Olympic Park NSW 2127

Need a quick sip and crunch before the game? Mexica Cocktail Bar offers a range of Mexican cuisine from nachos to burritos which will fulfill your appetite and every need. If you want a lively atmosphere, this is the place to be!

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