We invite you to sit back and relax before the show at Overture Dining.
Enjoy a delectable three-course set menu paired with a glass of sparkling cuvée on arrival, before heading into the performance in the Joan Sutherland Theatre.
Combined with uninterrupted harbour views, this will be the perfect start to your Opera Australia experience at Sydney Opera House.
Location: Joan Sutherland Theatre Northern Foyer
Don Giovanni - Overture Dining
Adriana Levouvreur - Overture Dining
|Overture Dining||$89 per person|
Prices correct at the time of publication and subject to change without notice. Exact prices will be displayed with seat selection. Children aged 15 years and under must be accompanied at all times
Authorised ticket agencies for this event are Sydney Opera House and Opera Australia. For more information about Authorised Agencies, see the FAQ below.
We recommend you arrive 1.5 hours prior to the show start time (and no later than 1 hour prior to the show) to ensure you receive the full experience. Please check your show schedule on the night. We are unable to service your table should you arrive less than 30 minutes prior to the show start.
Glass of NV First Creek ‘Botanica’ Sparkling Cuvée
Warm cantina bread roll, whipped butter, black sea salt (gluten free available)
Australian tiger prawn salad, fennel, tomato gazpacho, furikake, chilli pangrattata df
Heirloom tomato salad, basil oil, crumbled feta, black olive tapenade gf, v
Slow braised beef cheek, pommes puree, crispy cavolo nero gf
Chickpea panisse, summer vegetable ratatouille, spiced yoghurt gf, v
Side salad: Young leaves and watercress with lemon vinaigrette
Dark chocolate pebble, coconut mousse, raspberry gel vg
Please note menu items are subject to change depending on seasonality and availability.
This is a fixed menu. If you have any special dietary requirements, please contact Theatre Bars at least 2 days prior to your booking on 02 9250 7220.
Additional food or drinks requested on the night to be paid for by cash or card.
When booking your tickets, select 'Opera Australia Pre-Theatre Overture Dining Experience'. Choose your preferred date and time, select your seats and 'Add Tickets To Cart'. You will then be able to select the number of desired Overture Dining experiences.
Please note Overture Dining is not available before matinee performances.
If you already have performance tickets, please call 02 9250 7777
to add the pre-theatre dinner to your existing booking.
Wheelchair access is available however this must be pre-booked and availability is limited so booking early is recommended. Find out more about accessibility at Sydney Opera House.
Sample dishes from previous menus
Who are the authorised ticket sellers for this event?
The authorised agencies for this event are Sydney Opera House and Opera Australia.
Only tickets purchased by authorised agencies should be considered valid and reliable.
The Sydney Opera House is the only authorised ticket seller for Events at the Sydney Opera House, unless we specify on our website that there are other authorised ticket sellers for a specific event.
Tickets purchased from Ticketmaster Resale, Viagogo, Ticketbis, eBay, Gumtree, Tickets Australia or any other unauthorised re-seller may be cancelled without notice and/or the holder may be refused admission to the event.
Will the vouchers be Print at Home if I have selected this when purchasing my show ticket?
Vouchers will not be sent via Print at Home, so may need to be collected in person even if your show tickets have been emailed. You will just need to check in at the Box Office to pick up the voucher you have purchased.
Overture Dining is only available at the Joan Sutherland Theatre Northern Foyer and is not available at any other venue at the Opera House. On arrival please surrender your voucher to Theatre Bars staff.
If they have also purchased a ticket then yes they are welcome to join you. This experience is for pre-bookings only. There will be no purchases on the night due to the limited capacity and personalised service.
Your Overture Dining experience is inclusive of the menu items provided.
Overture Dining is only available at the Joan Sutherland Theatre Northern Foyer pre-show and the voucher cannot be redeemed for other food and beverage options.
You’re welcome to bring your own water bottle but no other food and drinks are permitted inside our venues.
This experience is for selected Opera Australia performances. Please ensure you have a ticket to an Opera Australia performance when purchasing Overture Dining.
Please note the Overture Dining experience is not available before matinee performances.
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