The Merchant Mealhouse on Cockatoo Island

Drink and dine at The Merchant Mealhouse on Cockatoo Island: an undercover restaurant and bar inside the heritage listed Naval Store.

Before your performance of Carmen on Cockatoo Island, waltz past the food and bar queues and immerse yourself in the industrial charm of The Merchant Mealhouse. Relax in this exclusive indoor venue before the performance and during interval with a selection of pizzas, quick bites, desserts, and beverages.

Pre-performance Dinner Package




Dinner is served from 5:30pm. Additional food and beverage from the full menu can be purchased on site.

Merchant Mealhouse access + Drink Voucher




  • Exclusive access to The Merchant Mealhouse before the performance and during interval.
  • One beverage of your choice (excluding hot beverages).

Additional food and beverage from the full menu can be purchased on site.

Drinks Menu


Tempus Two Copper Series1020

Tempus Two Copper Series

Tempus Two

Tempus Two


Valencia Spritz

Gin & Tonic

Sangria Carafe to Share

Beer & Cider

Newtowner (Abv 4.8%)
Young Henrys. Newtown, NSW

Lager, ‘Natural Lager’ (Abv 4.2%)
Young Henrys. Newtown, NSW

Cloudy Cider (Abv 4.6%)
Young Henrys. Newtown, NSW

Non-Alcoholic XPA (Abv 0%)
Heaps Normal, Canberra, NSW

Soft Drinks

Coca-cola, Coke No Sugar, Sprite

Still Water (400ml)
Mount Franklin

Sparkling Water (450ml)
Mount Franklin

Hot Beverages

Cappuccino, Hot Chocolate, Tea

How to book

Simply add the 'Pre-performance Dinner Package' or a 'Drink Voucher' for you and each of your guests to your cart after selecting your tickets to Carmen on Cockatoo Island.

If you already have tickets to Carmen on Cockatoo Island, simply sign in to your account and go to 'upcoming performances'.


V Vegetarian
GF Gluten Free
DF Dairy Free

Puntino Catering use practices to minimise contamination of allergy-friendly menu items. However, Puntino kitchens are not entirely gluten or nut free. Traces of gluten or nuts may be present in food labelled gluten or nut free which could affect some people who have severe allergies.

Published menu is subject to change without notice.

Food & Drink Locations

A map of the site of Carmen on Cockatoo Island

Download a helpful map of the Cockatoo Island site

There will also be a range of casual dining options on the Eastern Apron of Cockatoo Island.