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Theatre Bars

Our Sydney Opera House Theatre Bars are the place to meet with friends and family before a show. Enjoy refreshing drinks from the premium beverage list, sip on a cocktail and snack on the delicious and convenient food options, whilst taking in some of the best views of Sydney Harbour.

Our foyers will be open 90 minutes pre-show for Joan Sutherland Theatre performances and two hours pre-show for Western Foyer venue performances. 

Drinks and refreshments purchased at our theatre bars must be consumed in the designated foyer spaces and cannot be taken into venues. Unless advised otherwise, theatre bars will not be open during intervals.

Face masks are strongly recommended for all patrons while inside our theatres and foyers, including during the performance. Please bring your own mask.

Opening hours

The Joan Sutherland Theatre foyer will open 90 minutes prior to the start of a performance. 

The Western Foyer theatre bars will open two hours before all performances.

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Theatre bars are a place to enjoy substantial canapés with your favourite beverage to begin your evening.

Reservations

Reservations are not required.

Location

Theatre Bars are located in the Joan Sutherland Theatre and Western Foyers.

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Menu

Click here to view the theatre bar menu for Joan Sutherland Theatre.

View our theatre bar menu for Western Foyers here.

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