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Sunset on Sydney Harbour and the dining terrace of the custom-built Opera on Sydney Harbour site.

Dining & Drinks at Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour

There's a range of places to eat and drink at Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour, with options to suit every appetite and budget.

The site opens at 5pm. Plan to arrive early and savour a drink and something delicious while you watch the sun set over the harbour.

Five different restaurant and bar areas on site serve a range of foods to suit every appetite and budget, featuring the flavours and finesse of French cuisine.

Platinum Club

Qantas Garden Bar

Northern Terrace

Southern Terrace

Northern Cantina

Sparkling & Oyster Bars


Qantas Garden Bar

Small bites, Catalan street food, and drinks beside the sea for $8–$14

Qantas Garden Bar: a casual garden bar just metres from the harbour's edge.

 

Before the performance

Catalan Pizza with Spicy Chorizo Sausage & Manchego Cheese  $12 
Catalan Pizza with Wild Mushrooms, Sofrito, Walnuts & Goat’s Cheese V $12
Catalan Pizza with Tuna, Green Olives & Onion Marmalade DF $12

Marinated Olives with Lemon, Chilli & Wild Thyme V, GF $8
Salted Almond Mix with Smoked Paprika V, GF $10
Pulled Smoked Pork Boccadillo with Walnuts & Celery $10

Chocolate Pistachio Brownie V,GF $8
Polenta Citrus Cake V, DF, GF $8
Valencia Melting Moments with Salted Caramel Buttercream V $10                      

At interval

Churros with Chocolate Sauce (4 pcs) $14 


Northern Terrace

Enjoy the delicious drama of paella cooked right in front of you over open flame. The Northern Terrace offers small bites and salads as well as vegetarian, seafood and chicken paella options. Dine with some of the best views on site as a backdrop for $8–$26.

The Northern Terrace: a casual dining area at the custom-built Opera on Sydney Harbour site
Before the performance

Valencian Paella
Local fish, mussels, shrimp, calamari, chorizo, beans, garlic, artichoke, smoked paprika & saffron GF $26 
Served with Crusty Bread, Andalusian Cabbage Salad V, GF, DF & Lemon Wedge                                                                                                                                                             

From the Catalan Kitchen
Roasted Vegetable Spanish Frittata with Traditional Sofrito & Chickpeas V, GF $22
Catalan Roasted Chicken Asado, with olives, beans, potato & Smoked Almonds GF $26
Served with Crusty Bread, Andalusian Cabbage Salad V, GF, DF & Lemon Wedge

Salads
Spanish Vegetable Escabeche Salad with Almond Picada Crumbs V, GF, DF $15
Madrid Beef Salad with Chimichurri Dressing & Green Olives GF, DF $18
Barcelona Style Albacore Tuna Salad with Manzanilla Olives & Anchovy Dressing GF, DF $20

Small bites
Marinated Olives with Lemon, Chilli & Wild Thyme V, GF, DF $8
Salted Almond Mix with Smoked Paprika V, GF, DF $10
Pulled Smoked Pork Boccadillo with Walnuts & Celery $10
Trio of Spanish Dips Served with Crusty Bread V $14
Traditional Spanish Tortilla with Smoked Eggplant Relish & Olive Salsa Fresca V, GF, DF $12
Catalan Charcuterie Platter with Crusty Bread & Alioli DF $16
Selection of Cheeses, with Quince, Almond Fruit Bread, Crackers, Lavoche V $18

Desserts
Chocolate Pistachio Brownie GF, V $8
Polenta Citrus Cake V, DF, GF $8
Valencia Melting Moments with Salted Caramel Buttercream V $10
Layered Trifle of Catalan Crème, Olive Oil Sponge & Sherry Soaked Raisins $10
Traditional Rice Pudding with Dulce de Leche &  Roast Pear GF $10

At interval

Churros with Chocolate Sauce (4pcs) $14


Southern Terrace

Relax over drinks and a wide selection of tapas plates (small dishes of Spanish favourites designed to share) for $8–20. Three dishes start at a set price of $16.

The Southern Terrace: a casual dining area at the custom-built Opera on Sydney Harbour site
Before the performance

Vegetarian tapas plate $16
Wild Mushroom, Artichoke & Green Olive Rice Croquettas V (3 pieces)
Patatas Bravas with Paprika Roasted Cauliflower V, GF, DF
Manchego & Corn Empanadas with Spiced Tomato Chutney V (2 pieces)   

Meat tapas plate $18
Barbecued Chorizo Sausage with Fava Beans & Eggplant GF
Slow Cooked Pork Belly & Chickpeas in Smoky Tomato Sauce GF
Chicken Wings with Sherry Vinegar Caramel GF

Seafood tapas plate $20
Tuna & Olive Empanadas with Smoked Paprika Relish DF         
Crispy Fried Calamari with Citrus Aioli DF
Stewed Seafood in Sofrito Sauce with Gremolata Crumbs DF

Small bites
Marinated Olives with Lemon, Chilli & Wild Thyme V, GF, DF $8
Salted Almond Mix with Smoked Paprika V, GF, DF $10
Pulled Smoked Pork Boccadillo with Walnuts & Celery $10
Trio of Spanish Dips Served with Crusty Bread $14
Catalan Charcuterie Platter with Crusty Bread & Alioli $16
Selection of Cheeses, with Quince, Almond Fruit Bread, Crackers & Lavoche$18

Dessert
Chocolate Pistachio Brownie V, GF $8
Polenta Citrus Cake V, DF, GF $8
Valencia Melting Moments with Salted Caramel Buttercream V $10
Layered Trifle of Catalan Crème, Olive Oil Sponge & Sherry Soaked Raisins $10
Traditional Rice Pudding with Dulce de Leche & Roast Pear $10

At interval

Churros with Chocolate Sauce (4 pcs) $14 


Northern Cantina

Cafe-style dining on the waterfront, serving share plates, substantial mains and desserts for $8–$26.

The Northern Cantina: a dining space positioned right on the harbour's edge

 

Before the performance

Share plates
Traditional Spanish Tortilla with Smoked Eggplant Relish & Olive Salsa Fresca V, GF, DF $12
Patatas Bravas with Paprika Roasted Cauliflower V, GF, DF $12
Gaucho Style Chicken Wings with Chimichurri GF, DF (4 pieces) $15
Manchego & Corn Empanadas with Spiced Tomato Chutney V (3 pieces) $15
Slow Cooked Pork Belly & Chickpeas in Sofrito Sauce $15
Sliced Jamon with Crusty Bread & Pickles $15
Crispy Fried Calamari with Romesco Sauce DF $16
Crispy Saffron Shrimp Paella Fritters with Smoked Paprika Aioli (4 pieces) $16

Main course
Basque Grilled Vegetable Tarta with Goat’s Cheese, Manzanilla Olives & Pimenton V, DF $22
Andalusian Chicken with Pilaf Rice, Raisins, Saffron & Almond Picado GF, DF $24
Madrid Style Lamb Shank Asado with Potatoes, Garlic & Rioja GF, DF $26

Dessert
Chocolate Pistachio Brownie GF, V $8
Polenta Citrus Cake V, DF, GF $8
Valencia Melting Moments with Salted Caramel Buttercream V $10
Layered Trifle of Catalan Crème, Olive Oil Sponge & Sherry Soaked Raisins $10
Selection of Cheeses, with Quince, Almond Fruit Bread, Crackers, Lavoche $18

At interval

Churros with Chocolate Sauce (4 pcs) $14


Sparkling & Oyster Bars

Sweet and savoury delicacies, including oysters and sparkling wine are available from satellite carts throughout the venue for $8–$18

Two waiters pour sparkling wine from a pop-up small bar at Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour

Marinated Olives with Lemon, Chilli & Wild Thyme V, GF, DF $8
Chocolate Pistachio Brownie GF, V $8
Pulled Smoked Pork Bocadillo with Walnuts & Celery $10
Valencia Melting Moments with Salted Caramel Buttercream V $10
Salted Almond Mix with Smoked Paprika V, GF, DF $12
Pambula Rock Oysters with Pedro Ximenez Sherry Vinegar Dressing GF, DF (3 pieces) $14
Selection of Cheeses, with Quince, Almond Fruit Bread, Crackers, Lavoche $18 


Abbreviations:

V Vegetarian
GF Gluten Free
DF Dairy Free

Fresh Catering use practices to minimise contamination of allergy-friendly menu items. However, Fresh 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.

Carmen on Sydney Harbour


Platinum Club menus

The Platinum Club overlooks Sydney Harbour

The Platinum Club at Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour is an exclusive undercover restaurant and bar with spectacular views overlooking Sydney Harbour. Reservations are essential.

Pre-performance Dinner $245 (from 5.30pm)

Pre-performance Boqueria Buffet $130 (from 6pm)

Interval Dessert Plate $60

Interval Drink $25