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The Lounge

The Lounge

A space inside the Opera House to relax before the show

The Lounge is a place for visitors to relax, eat, drink and learn more about the Opera House, its Resident Companies and our Renewal projects.

Relax with comfortable lobby-style seating whilst enjoying a light pre-theatre offering two hours prior to the start of performances held in the Concert Hall and Joan Sutherland Theatre. 

Trippas White Group, who also manage Portside Sydney, is the experienced team behind the food and beverage service, so you can expect high quality service and a fantastic menu.

Opening hours

The Lounge will open two hours prior to the start of performances held in the Concert Hall and Joan Sutherland Theatre.


The Lounge offers a range of light snacks and meals perfect for a quick pre-theatre nibble with dishes ranging from $5 - $18.


Reservations for The Lounge are not required.


The Lounge is located in the Entry Foyer on Level near the Box Office at Sydney Opera House. The Lounge is wheelchair friendly and accessible to all visitors.

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Perfect for the pre theatre nibbles, The Lounge has something for everyone. View the menu here.

Please note menu items are subject to change depending on seasonality and availability.

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