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Drink and dine at the Travel Associates Platinum Club at Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour

An undercover restaurant and bar with spectacular views overlooking Sydney Harbour.

This is pop-up dining at its best: exclusive gourmet menus, table waiters, Tyrrell's wines and dedicated restrooms. 

Celebrate a luxurious evening for two or host an impressive night out with clients at the Travel Associates Platinum Club. 

Pre-book your perfect dining experience:  

PRE-PERFORMANCE DINNER (from 5.30pm)
$190 until 10 December 2019 ($225 if booked after this date)
Indulge in three courses designed and prepared by the Platinum Club’s award-winning chefs. Each course is matched with premium Tyrrell’s Wines. Dinner is served from 5.30pm, so you can enjoy the sunset as you drink and dine before the show.

PRE-PERFORMANCE TASTING BUFFET (from 6pm) 
$99 until 10 December 2019
($130 if booked after this date)
Avoid order envy and try a bit of everything from a table laden with haute cuisine, including tapenades, cheeses and expertly prepared market vegetables, delicious mains and delectable desserts. Waiters are on hand to top up your glass of select Tyrrell's wines. 

PRE-PERFORMANCE OR INTERVAL DRINK VOUCHER $25
Feel like a celebrity as you waltz past the bar queues — you’re heading straight to the Travel Associates Platinum Club. Redeem your drink voucher for a glass of Tyrrell's wine and enjoy the spectacular backdrop of Sydney Harbour in the Platinum Club lounge.

INTERVAL MACARON TASTING TRIO $49
Let the simple art of macarons take you on a journey of flavours. The macaron was invented in Italy, evolved in France and is now popular around the world. With its endless flavour options we have created the perfect trio. Paired with either an Espresso Martini or a Tyrrell’s Special Aged Tawny Port.

Abbreviations:
V  Vegetarian 
GF  Gluten Free 
DF  Dairy Free 

Allergy Warning
Fresh Catering use practices to minimise contamination of allergy-friendly menu items. However, Fresh kitchens are not entirely gluten or nut free. Traces of gluten or nuts may be present in food labelled gluten or nut free which could affect some people who have severe allergies.

Pre-Performance Dinner

Indulge in three courses of exquisite food, designed and prepared by the Platinum Club’s award-winning chefs. Each course is matched with premium Tyrrell’s Wines. Dinner is served from 5.30pm, so you can enjoy the sunset as you drink and dine before the show.

On Arrival 

  • Pane di casa, extra virgin olive oil, aged balsamic vinegar

Entrée  
Choose from:

  • Olive oil poached salmon, compressed cucumber, oyster leaf, garden peas, spanner crab GF DF
  • Vannella burrata, fresh figs, heirloom tomatoes dried and fresh, aged vincotto, amaranth GF V

Main Course 
Choose from:

  • Slow roasted Cowra lamb, pumpkin, wild mushroom, fermented buckwheat, truffled chestnut crumble GF DF
  • Corn-fed chicken, crispy prosciutto and pine nut gremolata, caramelised cauliflower purée, cavolo nero,
    black garlic GF DF
  • Sweet potato and chard rotolo, zucchini blossoms, lemon thyme, puffed grains, woodland sorrel V DF

Dessert or Cheese 
Choose from:

  • White almond mousse, roasted rhubarb, strawberries, rose petals, baby basil GF
  • Selection of Italian artisan cheeses, quince paste, dried and fresh fruits, lavoche V GF AVAILABLE

A selection of tea and coffee  

Gluten free and dairy free options available for all courses on request.

 

Pre-Performance Buffet

Avoid order envy and try a bit of everything from a table laden with haute cuisine, including tapenades, cheeses and expertly prepared market vegetables, classic mains and delectable desserts. Waiters are on hand to top up your glass of select Tyrrell's wines. Served from 6pm.

Cold Selection

  • Green olive and almond tapenade V, GF, DF
  • Caponata Salamanca V, GF, DF
  • Roasted and grilled antipasto vegetables drizzled with vincotto V, GF, DF
  • Marinated olives, lemon, bay, chilli V, GF, DF
  • Italian smallgoods – prosciutto, sopressa and ‘nduja
  • Selection of crusty Italian breads
  • Amalfi style seafood salad, fregola, fresh herbs, extra virgin olive oil
  • Confit tuna, capsicum, egg, cannellini beans, olives, tomato GF, DF
  • Heirloom tomatoes, buffalo mozzarella, basil drizzled with aged balsamic V, DF
  • Porcini rubbed roasted beef salad, giardiniera, corn tortilla shreds GF, DF
  • Black rice salad, zucchini, peas, ricotta, mint dressing V, GF, DF

Hot Selection

  • Butter baked pumpkin, sage, salted ricotta, pine nuts V, GF
  • Tuscan roasted potatoes, rosemary, garlic V, GF, DF
  • Braised grass-fed beef in Chianti, baby onions, thyme GF, DF
  • Slow cooked free-range chicken, red grapes, verjuice GF, DF

Sweet Selection

  • Dark cherry and dark chocolate brownie V
  • Torta di Verona V
  • Panettone pudding, cinnamon, dried citrus V
  • Sicilian blood orange curd tart V
  • Arborio rice pudding, orange, cinnamon, nutmeg V, GF

Pre-Performance or Interval Drink Voucher

Feel like a celebrity as you waltz past the bar queues — you’re heading straight to the Travel Associates Platinum Club. Redeem your drink voucher for a glass of Tyrrell's wine and enjoy the spectacular backdrop of Sydney Harbour in the Platinum Club lounge.

Interval Macaron Tasting Trio

  • Tonka Bean Macaron
  • 75% Dark Chocolate Macaron
  • Orange & Cardamom Macaron

Paired with either an Espresso Martini or a Tyrrell’s Special Aged Tawny Port.

Let the simple art of macarons take you on a journey of flavours. The macaron was invented in Italy, evolved in France and is now popular around the world. With its endless flavour options we have created the perfect trio.