NEWLY OPENED, THE GROUNDS KEEPER CAFE BLACKTOWN, BLACKTOWN SHOWGROUND, CORNER OF BALMORAL STREET AND RICHMOND RD, BLACKTOWN.  Please note that we are working on upgrading our online bookings system to allow you to book in a venue of your choice, until then please leave a note in the message box if your booking is for Blacktown venue.
Located in the heart of park lands across Sydney, the Grounds Keeper café welcomes you everyday (except Tuesdays) for Breakfast and Lunch (please refer to the “Contact us” page for trading hours).
The nature of the buildings and the lications, nearby playground and beautiful surroundings make it the perfect venue for birthday parties, get-togethers and special celebrations.
90% of our ingredients are fresh, we do not re-heat our dishes. In fact there is no microwave in our kitchen, express service is not what we do, at peak hours please be advised that waiting time for food may occasionally reach 40 minutes.

For reservations of over 10 guests, please call us directly on 02 9808 4696 or 0451-GROUND.

Online bookings are for tables up to 10 people. For bigger groups, please refer to “FUNCTIONS”.

Please inform us if you need space for a pram, a wheelchair or if a high-chair is required.

The restaurant has a variety of seating configurations including wooden benches (with backless dining stools).

The Grounds Keeper Café is an outdoor restaurant with an undercover seating area and a shaded terrace.

Your online booking can possibly be made at one of these seating options with special requests considered but not guaranteed.


Reservations office is open Monday and Wednesday to Saturday, 8am-4pm. Please allow about 48 hours in which to reply to your request.

Sittings are for up to 2 hours depending  on the size of your booking.

We kindly ask you to respect our 2-hour table duration policy on Saturdays and Sundays as well as Public Holidays, unless The Grounds Keeper Café offers unlimited time at your table. This is to ensure that all guests can equally enjoy their experience at The Grounds Keeper Café.

If you require more time, please call/text us on 02 9808 4696 or 0451-GROUND.

Please ensure you arrive on time so as not to impact on the experience of our other guests. For this reason, we can only hold your table for up to 15 minutes past your booking time.

If you are running more than 15 minutes late, please call/text us on 02 9808 4696 or 0451-GROUND. We reserve the right to cancel any unconfirmed reservations.

We will do our very best to fulfil your seating requests and other requirements, however if in some circumstances we are not able to accommodate all requests, we do apologise. We will contact you 48 hours prior to your reservation to confirm details however if this does not occur, please contact us directly to confirm your booking.

In the event of allergies or specific dietary needs, a consultation may be required. Please contact us on 02 9808 4696 or 0451-GROUND to review requirements or discuss booking changes.

We will do our very best to fulfil all requests but please be aware these cannot always be accommodated.


Set menus have been designed for your enjoyment with family and friends. For all group bookings greater than 10 guests, we require you to select one of our Set Menus, so we can deliver you the best level of dining experience, in a timely manner.

For private functions, the entire restaurant floor can be booked where we can cater for about 90 guests seated (45 indoor and 45 on the terrace), or 150 standing for cocktail functions. The perfect venue in a relaxed atmosphere with stunning surrounds, The Grounds Keeper Café will be happy to play host to your next special occasion.

To ensure you a pleasant stay, we offer flexibility and professionalism from event catering to formal dining.

We love to listen and we are eagerly waiting to talk to you. Get in touch with us if you have any queries on 02 9808 4696 or 0451-GROUND.

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