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Theatre Bars

Meet before the show

The Sydney Opera House remains closed under the current NSW Public Health Order. We appreciate your ongoing support and understanding.


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 60 minutes pre-show for Joan Sutherland Theatre performances (until the return of Opera Australia when it will be 90 minutes), and two hours pre-show for Western Foyer venue performances. 

Refreshments will be available for purchase from our theatre bars, and should be consumed while seated in designated foyer spaces to maintain physical distancing. Drinks purchased at our theatre bars can also be taken into venues for most performances. Unless advised otherwise, theatre bars will not be open during intervals.

When we return...

Bring and wear a mask. Patrons aged 12 and over attending performances and tours are required to wear a face mask at all times while inside our foyers and theatres, including during the performance. Please bring your own mask. You can briefly lower your mask to eat and drink, but please wear it at all other times.


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