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Outdoor dining with view of Sydney Harbour Bridge

Portside Sydney

Wine and dine under the sails of the Sydney Opera House

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Wondering where you can escape and enjoy a private harbourside dining experience with uninterrupted views of the Sydney skyline? Look no further than Portside Sydney. Located in the Western Foyers and Colonnade that were redesigned by Opera House architect Jørn Utzon in 2006, tables at Portside Sydney look across to Circular Quay and the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

The restaurant offers an à la carte menu perfect for pre-theatre dining, designed by Executive Chef, Lee Thompson.

COVID Safe Measures

Portside Sydney is committed to being a COVID safe environment. View their COVID Safe plan here.

Opening hours

Monday to Sunday
11:30am - 2pm

5pm to 10pm


Portside's menu features the freshest and most interesting seasonal offerings with true culinary flair. Take a look at the menu here.


For online bookings, make your choice from the following pre-theatre menus:

2 courses and a glass of house red or white wine for $88 per person

3 courses and glass of house red or white wine for $110 per person

Reservations and functions

Make a reservation at Portside here.

Portside Sydney is also the perfect venue for hen's lunches, birthday celebrations, and your next get-together.

Contact our team to chat through your needs so you can host your next event under Sydney's most iconic sails.
02 9250 7994.


Portside is located under the Colonnade on the Western Broadwalk facing the Harbour Bridge. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

What safety and hygiene measures has Portside Sydney put in place?

Portside Sydney is committed to being a COVID safe environment. View their COVID safety measures here.

Do I need to make a booking in advance?

We encourage that you book ahead for Portside Sydney to secure a table and minimise the risk of disappointment.

Do I need to be vaccinated to visit the Sydney Opera House and Portside Sydney?

The Sydney Opera House no longer requires patrons to show that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. 

Is wearing a mask compulsory?

Face masks are strongly recommended for all patrons while inside our theatres and foyers, including during a performance and on a tour, and other indoor areas including upon entering the building to access Portside. Please bring your own mask.

What happens if I'm feeling unwell or displaying symptoms prior to arrival and I need to cancel?

It is vitally important that you stay home if you feel unwell and/or are displaying any symptoms of COVID-19, including a cough, fever, sore throat, and/or runny nose.

In the event of unexpected illness, please contact Portside Sydney via or 02 9250 7994.

Will Portside Sydney be taking cashless payments?

Cashless payment will be provided to enable guests to remain seated. 

Is the restaurant wheelchair friendly?

Portside Sydney accommodates patrons with accessibility requirements. The restaurant is located on the ground/street level, and is also accessible from the carpark via the Western Foyer lift. 

Do you cater for gluten/nut/other allergies?

Portside Sydney's extensive menu caters to a range of dietary requirements. Just ask one of the friendly team and they can recommend the best items on the menu for you.

How do I get to the Sydney Opera House? And how do I find Portside Sydney?

The Opera House Wilson car park is open and operating. We encourage patrons and visitors to book their parking prior to visiting the site. Where practical, we encourage patrons to use private transport options to minimise crowding on public transport. If you need to use public transport, please follow the travel advice from Transport NSW.

Portside Sydney is located beside the Western Foyers, with the dining space facing the Sydney Harbour Bridge – a perfect spot to take in the harbour views. Entry to Portside is via under the steps of the Opera House. Please follow the directions of our staff and signage.

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