The Commercial Hotel
You can always count on this joint for kick-ons — it's open until 6am on Fridays.
Located along Hassall Street, just steps from Parramatta Train Station, this local mainstay is an obvious choice for a casual midweek meal, after-work drinks (aim for happy hour between 5–7pm when selected beers, wines and spirits are just $5.20) or to kick on after an event at Bankwest Stadium.
The expansive pub offers both a beer garden and a sports bar, with live games played throughout the bar and on the three-metre outdoor LED screen to boot. From the kitchen, it's slinging all the pub grub, from schnittys, parmas and burgers to beer-battered fish and chips and buffalo wings, and from Monday–Thursday, you can grab lunch with a beer or wine for just $17. And you can really kick-on late night here, with the bar open until 6am on Fridays and 4am on Saturdays.