On Saturday 26 October, around 12:30pm, you’ll be faced with an important decision: where to go for lunch??

The options are seemingly endless, and, according to the delightful smells wafting from restaurants and cafes as you walk towards Greenfield parade, almost impossible to choose from.

We’ve tried to make it a bit easier for you – a mix of research and taste-testing has led us to round up some of the best options close to Bankstown Arts Centre. Of course, you can always follow your nose on the day too.

Bankstown Lebanese Restaurant

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It is this writers humble opinion that BLR has the best falafels around – order the mixed platter and find out for yourself. Bankstown Lebanese Restaurant does all your favourites in your favourite way.

An Restaurant

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We’ve heard from multiple sources that this is the one of the oldest Vietnamese cuisine establishments, and makes the best Pho in Sydney. The broth is brewed for ten hours, and can be ordered eight different ways. Excuse me, my mouth is watering so much I can’t type anymore.

A Taste of Egypt

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This restaurant offers what its name suggests – tasty, no fuss Egyptian food. Order some of the familiar dishes– felafel, kebabs and dip, while being a little bit adventurous with Koshary, a dish that has been eaten for 1000 years – must be good, then.