OPERA BAR
Sydney, NSW

Touted as "the best beer garden in the world", Opera Bar is a must-visit for tourists and out-of-towners. With its enviable location overlooking Sydney's sparkling harbour, the city skyline and Harbour Bridge, coupled with a menu that features Australia's best, Opera Bar is world class destination dining. Its coveted concourse position takes advantage of the iconic view and provides an atmospheric setting for any occasion.
Accepts
Opening Times
 MTWTFSS
Lunch
Dinner
Address:
Sydney Opera House, Lower Concourse level
Bennelong Point/Sydney Harbour Tunnel
Suburb:
Circular Quay
Contact:
Tel: +61 2 9247 1666
Cuisine:
Modern Australian
Price Range:
$$$$ ~ $$$$
License:
Fully Licensed (no BYO)
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With tables lining the glistening harbour and the Opera House sailing by overhead, dining at the Opera Bar and Restaurant is world class, to say the least. Carrying the theme of its iconic namesake, large, white umbrellas shelter the coveted concourse area which takes best advantage of the summer days and the spectacular view. At night, too, the twinkling lights of the city are the perfect backdrop for an intimate tete-a-tete or a more rambunctious group of friends. Somehow, this medley of social interactions manages to side-step the gaudiness of the tourism industry and you'll find an even mix of Sydneysiders and visitors enjoying its atmosphere.

So, let the ferries ferry on by and the tourists take their happy snaps, as you turn your head to the menu. The chefs have created a smorgasbord of dining options from seasonal main courses for a leisurely lunches and tapas-style plates, to pre-theatre menus and quick meals. For those who like to share a nibble with a cocktail by their side, opt for the Opera Bar tasting plate which comes laden with lamb pies, panzanella salad, Peking duck pancakes, salmon rillettes, figs with goat's curd, and prawn toast with sweet and sour sauce. Emptier bellies are wise to order spaghetti with prawns, fresh tomato, chilli and garlic, roast barramundi with Puy lentils, olive and tomato salad, or the char-grilled beef fillet with a shallot, tarragon and tomato salsa. Top off your meal with tiramisu or a cheese plate before filling up your wine glass and relaxing into the beats of the live musical acts that strum out regularly over the concourse.
Accessible by water taxi
Bar / Wine Bar
Harbourside Dining
Live Music / Entertainment
Outdoor Dining
Parking
Suitable for Functions
Suitable for Groups of 10
Suitable for Pre Theatre
Views
Waterfront Dining
Awards
This restaurant does not have any awards.
Bennelong Point/Sydney Harbour Tunnel,
Sydney Opera House, Lower Concourse level
Circular Quay NSW 2000
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