Get a little bit cheeky with a boozy brunch on the magical banks of the Nepean River at Laughin’ Boy. This playful all-day eatery will have you grinning with its $79 Saturday bottomless brunch package, serving up cheeseburger spring rolls, lobster and prawn sliders, and prawn toast, plus unlimited Margaritas, Cosmos, bubbles and beer. If you’re dropping by midweek, treat yourself to a royal feast at Laughin’ Boy’s beautiful high tea, with sessions daily from 11am. For something more casual, there’s the café’s feel-good breakfast and lunch menus with chilli crab scrambled eggs, pork belly bao buns and steak sandwiches. You can also watch the sun go down over the river with a selection of share plates from Laughin’ Boy’s dinner menu, including sticky maple pork ribs, chargrilled octopus and spicy sausage ragu pappardelle.
Penrith is ready to party this summer and the bustling suburb is turning up the heat with fresh eats and funky drinks from sunrise to sunset. Escape the city and head to the waterfront for breezy bottomless brunch, lively sundowner sessions and a fancy floating bar on the Nepean River. Alternatively, head straight to the city centre where you’ll find a fresh new bar and bistro, or one of Penrith’s best-kept secrets – a hidden underground speakeasy-inspired bar. Here are the hottest places to drink and dine this summer.