Bellbird Dining + Bar opens, Sydney’s southwest latest dining destination!

Boasting a relaxed setting, an open space with indoor and outdoor dining areas, and sustainable offerings, Bellbird Dining + Bar located at the Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre is so much more than just a dining destination. A restaurant where you can enjoy an array of exciting dishes to whet your palate, bar for libations, art, films and exhibitions to enjoy all at the same time.

Today, the South West of Sydney is one of the fastest growing food zones, it’s becoming a gem for foodies venturing for traditional tastes influenced by mixture of food backgrounds which make up the Western side of Sydney and Bellbird Dining has it all covered for you.


NSW South Coast Tempura Sydney rock oyster with wasabi and mayo

Bellbird was named by the abundance of songbirds populating the adjacent riverside. A walk around the CPAC complex, you’ll find a vegetable garden just 50 metres from the kitchen door, most of the ingredients are harvested from here. Paired with direct relationships with artisan suppliers from the local NSW area, it offers a genuine farm-to-table culinary experience, with all dishes $18 or under.



Head Chef Federico Rekowski (ex-Courtney’s Brasserie Parramatta) is at the helm supported by Sous Chef Steven Pham (ex-Courtney’s and Fish Face), Federico brings with him a wealth of knowledge as a Cordon Bleu-trained chef focusing on a blend of French haute cuisine with contemporary Asian and South American influences.


Mixed canapés

At the launch, guests sampled Bellbird’s fare with canapés showcasing seasonal herbs and vegetables harvested on-site alongside fresh Hawkesbury River oysters, calamari, eco-farmed pork, quail, and goat’s cheese sourced locally from NSW. Drinks were provided by Stockade Brew Company and Artemis Wines in the Southern Highlands.


Craig Donarski, CPAC Director

Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre is a premier art space in the South West of Sydney boasting a 321-seat theatre with six galleries featuring a range of permanent and temporary exhibitions.


Kitchen garden

So next time you’re heading out west, just follow the sign to the Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre in Liverpool, otherwise you can can always catch a train and alight at Casula Station, the CPAC is just opposite the station.

Bellbird Dining + Bar
Opening Hours: 7 days a week, 10am – 3pm
1 Powerhouse Rd, CASULA NSW 2170
02 9824 1121

Featured Image: Head Chef Federico Rekowski (right) and Sous Chef Steven Pham (left). Photo used with permission. 

E_deliciou_S attended the event as guests. 


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