The best places to eat near your Penrith short stay rental

Why spend time cooking when you’re on holiday? While your Penrith short stay rental at Assisi Living might come equipped with an outdoor barbeque, entertainment area and a fully equipped kitchen with top appliances, you’ll want to enjoy other options in the area.

Here are a few of the best places to eat and drink in the area:


The Bavarian in Penrith is your go-to spot for quality German beer. With Happy Hour occurring daily and any NRL games broadcast live, it’s a great place to go if you want to enjoy an atmospheric drink or two surrounded by friendly locals. The Bavarian serves craft beers, German biers, bottled wheat beers, ciders, lagers and more. The Bavarian fare includes freshly baked pretzels, schnitzels and sausages.


Al Aseel Penrith serves traditional and modern Lebanese food and has something for everyone. Highlights include mixed plates of favourites such as kafta, tabouli, baba ghanouj, hummus and falafel, accompanied by assorted dips and vegetables. You can also enjoy specialities such as their famous shawarmas. The menu offers an assortment of hot and cold vegetarian dishes too.


Sometimes only a hearty steak will do. When you have the craving, visit Osso Steak and Ribs in Penrith. Every wine and cut of meat they serve comes from a verified, quality source, so you can be assured that your meal is the best-quality.

Meat lovers will be in heaven as you can order pork, chicken and lamb, as well as Angus and Wagyu steaks, and pasture-fed, hormone free, dry-aged steak and ribs.


Henri Mark Café specialises in café-style meals and excellent coffee, combining wholesome, natural ingredients, fresh produce and simple flavours. If you’re looking for an Instagram-worthy way to kick off your day, you’ll find it in dishes like coconut tapioca pudding with fresh raspberries, peaches and macadamia nuts, and house-made salted caramel sauce on fresh sourdough bread.

There are many great places to eat in Penrith, with new ones popping up all the time. The best way to discover them all is to book a Penrith short stay rental or two and get exploring.

Fun activities if you’re staying in Penrith family accommodation

You’ve secured the perfect Penrith family accommodation for your upcoming holiday, but have you organised any activities for the kids during your stay? Penrith has plenty of fun in store for visitors of every age, and all within a stone’s throw of your accommodation at Assisi Living.

Here are a few ideas to get you started.


Fishing is a great way to spend quality time with your kids, and you can combine the fun with a lesson in aquatic life. The Sydney Regatta Centre offers community fishing experiences throughout the year, where you can catch and release fish with barbless hooks at a nearby Penrith Lake. No fish are harmed in the process and you can have fun spotting bass, catfish, eel and carp.


Movie watching becomes a whole new experience at Hoyts Penrith, which boasts a 15m-high screen with 7.1 surround sound to further enhance the experience. A variety of new and old kid-friendly releases are screened, with plenty of adult options for you to enjoy while your children are entertained.


Give your kids the chance to experience skydiving in a safe and controlled environment. iFLYDownunder Indoor Skydiving uses generators to allow kids as young as three to defy gravity, under the careful supervision of an expert skydiving team. The intensity of the generators can be increased and decreased according to age, making this thrilling activity suitable for all ages.


Finding a way to keep teenagers happy and occupied is a challenge, but we think that Jetpack Adventures will win over even the fussiest among them. Simply slip on a jetpack and use the power of water propulsion to fly above the water in any direction of your choice.


Let your little ones blow off steam at Go Bananas, Australia’s largest indoor family entertainment centre. Go Banana’s is equipped with every kind of fun activity a child could want, including castles, trampolines and slides. Relax with a coffee in the adjacent café while the young ones burn off all their excess energy.

Penrith has a wealth of entertainment options that cater for kids of all ages – from toddlers to young adults. The options we’ve described here are just a few of the exciting activities available in the area, and you’ll be delighted to find that many are situated very close to your Penrith family accommodation.