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Opera Bar renovation

Opera Bar will be undergoing an exciting refresh and renovation in November, commencing Wednesday 5 November 2014. Opera Bar will reopen in mid-December, in time for the busy summer season. 

Best Bar in Australia – Australian Traveller Readers Choice Awards 2013  

In an inspiring location in the heart of Sydney, Opera Bar is a truly unforgettable experience. Sip cocktails at the water’s edge, dine on exquisite fare and take in spectacular views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House.  

Opera Bar caters to all needs with style and sophistication. From breakfast on the weekends to midweek after-work dinner and drinks, Opera Bar is an idyllic setting for any occasion. Enjoy a drink before the theatre, show off Sydney to your international guests or simply enjoy the daily live music – the choice is yours.

Located on the Lower Concourse of the Sydney Opera House, Opera Bar is open 7 days a week from 11.30am till late Monday – Friday, and from 9.00am for breakfast on weekends. 

Bookings are taken for lunch, Monday to Friday, for groups of 10 or more.  

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Melbourne Cup 

Celebrate Melbourne Cup 2014 at Australia’s most iconic location, Opera Bar, with live music from 2pm and sweeps and competitions (including Best Dressed) throughout the day. 

Pre book a table now 

New Years Eve  

Tropicana at Opera Bar

Don your summer beach best and soak up the fruity, fun Tropicana atmosphere as you dance the night away amongst the palm trees. The Harbour Bridge is right before your eyes, the Opera House is by your side, and you have a front row seat to watch the world’s most famous firework display as it lights up the Sydney skyline.


Express VIP entry onto Sydney Opera House site  

5-hour canapé package

Live entertainment

Doors open from 6pm to 2.30am  

Ticket Price: $390*

 Tickets on sale now  


Sit beside the sparkling blue waters of Sydney Harbour as you enjoy lunch, or dine with us at night and marvel at the city lights under the beautiful backdrop of the Opera House sails. Choose from a wide range of our signature share plates or enjoy pizza, fresh salads or premium seafood and meat from the grill.

Also open for breakfast on weekends, Opera Bar serves up delicious gourmet meals to start the day. Can you think of a better spot, anywhere in Sydney, to start your day? This truly is a postcard style breakfast. 

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Adding a soundtrack to the scenery with free live music nightly, and also on weekend afternoons, it’s difficult to find a better venue in Sydney to drink or dine.

Click here for the full programme of live music on offer at Opera Bar each day.


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One of the world’s most spectacular locations.

Opera Bar is nestled on the water’s edge under one of the world’s most famous icons – the Opera House. Once at the Opera House, make your way down toward the water (via the escalators or stairs) to the Lower Concourse Level. Only a 3 minute walk from Circular Quay train station and ferry terminal.

Parking is available at the Sydney Opera House car park. Call 02 92477599 for more information or visit Wilson Parking.

Lower Concourse Level
Sydney Opera House
Sydney NSW 2000
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Opening Hours
Monday - Thursday: 11:30am - Midnight
Friday: 11:30am - 01:00 am
Saturday: 9.00am - 01:00 am
Sunday: 9.00am - Midnight
Kitchen open until midnight 7 days a week

Public Holidays
Good Friday 18/4/14 - Closed

For any queries, please contact us at -
Phone: 61 2 9247 1666
Fax: 61 2 9247 5666
Visit: Website


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