Sunday 31 December
Step into a world of opulence at House of Splendour NYE 2023, an exclusive celebration set in the Yallamundi Rooms of the Sydney Opera House. Enjoy front-row views of Sydney's famous fireworks, a roving feast of canapés, opulent food stations, the exquisite culinary creations of chef Danielle Alvarez, and entertainment all night long as you see in the New Year.
Sunday 31 December
Celebrate New Year's Eve in the most unforgettable way possible with the Swingin' NYE 2023 package at the Sydney Opera House. Enjoy a front-row seat to the world's best fireworks show from the Western Broadwalk, a four-course seated meal, all-inclusive drinks, and live entertainment from some of Australia's top performers.
Sunday 31 December
Reservations from 7pm
Plan an unforgettable New Year’s Eve at Bennelong, dining beneath the smallest sail of the Sydney Opera House.
Experience a four-course menu with canapés by Executive Chef Peter Gilmore, a glass of Champagne on arrival and at midnight, and paired wines. For unmissable entertainment, enjoy front-row seats to the fireworks, and a spectacular evening of opera, cabaret, and show tunes performed by star soprano and Opera Australia performer Cathy-Di Zhang (Orpheus & Eurydice) with acclaimed tenor John Longmuir (Phantom of the Opera), and the Quartet Martini.
Celebrate at The Table, an intimate dining space in the heart of Bennelong for 8 to 12 people. Limited reservations remain to dine at The Counter, on side-by-side bar-style seating, ideal for a party of two.
NYE 2023 at Opera Bar - SOLD OUT
This event has now sold out
Sunday 31 December
Step into a world of colour, sound and pure amazement as Opera Bar transforms into a tropicana paradise by the harbour this New Year's Eve. It'll be an electrifying night of roving performers, non-stop live entertainment by Sydney's best bands and DJs, and of course, views of the dazzling fireworks on the bridge.
31 December 2023
Get ready to Glow up your New Year's Eve at House Canteen. Prepare for a night of non-stop live music and roving entertainers to keep the excitement flowing as you welcome in 2024. House Canteen also has the hottest ticket in town – a front-row view of Sydney's dazzling Harbour Bridge fireworks.
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
10am - 11.30am
2pm - 4.30pm
Immerse your taste buds in a symphony of flavours, featuring native ingredients like bush tomatoes, lemon myrtle, and finger lime. Book now for an unforgettable culinary journey celebrating Australia's rich heritage.
Sunday - Thursday
5pm - 8pm
Elevate your evening at Sydney Opera House with pre-theatre dining at House Canteen.
Revel in a wide array of food, drinks, and cocktails before your show and receive 10% off your order, just show your ticket. Soak up the lively atmosphere, tantalise your taste buds, and get ready for an unforgettable night.
Wednesday to Saturday
Reservations from 5.30pm
Experience the best that the Sydney Opera House has to offer with pre-theatre dining at Bennelong.
Enjoy Bennelong’s signature à la carte menu and relax before the show, with reservations from 5.30pm, Wednesday to Saturday. Three-course choice menu available for $190 per person in the Restaurant, or two-course choice menu for $150 per person at The Counter.
Weekly on Sundays
On Sunday afternoons, Bennelong comes alive with the sounds of jazz. Enjoy an à la carte menu accompanied by live music performed by Australia’s best jazz musicians.
Bennelong Music Presents Sunday Jazz each Sunday with reservations from 12pm to 3.30pm, and music until 4.30pm.
Three-course choice menu for $190 per person available in The Restaurant, or two-course for $150 per person at The Counter, with $40 cover charge per person. Please note, a 10% surcharge applies on Sundays.
Tours run daily subject to availability
Make the most of a day out at the Opera House by going on our 1-hour tour followed by a lunch at one of our harbourside dining venues - the new House Canteen or Opera Bar.
Join us on a guided experience beneath the magnificent sails. Step inside and discover the extraordinary stories of this vibrant performance space before enjoying a show-stopping meal at either the House Canteen or Opera Bar. Take in some best views of Sydney Harbour while you enjoy lunch from our special Tour and Dine menu.
Wednesday to Friday from 5.30pm
Saturday & Sunday from 12pm
Located on the top tier of the restaurant, the Bennelong Bar is the perfect place for pre- or post-theatre plans, an after-work drink, or a nightcap after your meal.
Walk in and enjoy a premium selection of snacks, paired with signature cocktails, and views across to Sydney Harbour and the Sydney Opera House sails. After 9.30pm, our late-night menu includes Australian cheeses, almonds, olives, and the Chocolate Crackle for a show-stopping finale to your evening.
Pre-show experience for select Opera Australia shows
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 the Sydney Opera House.
Looking for something fun and exciting to do with your family during the summer school holidays? Look no further than House Canteen! Our Japanese-inspired bento boxes are sure to satisfy your cravings, while a roaming magician performs tricks to delight and amaze.