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 5.30pm. 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, inspired by the flavours of Europe.

HSBC Platinum Club
QBE Garden Bar
Northern Terrace
Southern Terrace
Northern Cantina
Satellite Bar
Drinks


QBE Garden Bar

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

Savoury

Charcuterie board selection of prosciutto di parma, sopressa & mortadella, served with pickled vegetables & focaccia DF, GF available $18.50

Vegetarian Mediterranean mezze board: trio of hummus, caponata, pesto served with crusty bread V, DF, GF available $16.50

Cheese board: truffle pecorino, Asiago, pecorino primo sale - served with quince paste & crackers V, GF available $18.50

Shiitake mushroom arancini (only available pre-performance): with vegan aioli, rocket V, VGN, DF $16

Marinated mixed olives V, VGN, DF, GF $6.50

Mixed salted nuts V, VGN $6.50

Gelato cups

Vanilla bean V, GF $7

Death by chocolate V, GF $7

Lemon sorbet VGN, GF, DF $7

Sweets

Orange polenta cake V, GF $8

Flourless chocolate brownie V, VGN, GF, DF $8

Cold beverages

Iced Tea $7.50

Yuzu iced tea – black tea, yuzu & lemon
Peach & guava iced tea – green tea, soda spritz, peach & guava puree

Iced Coffee $7.50

Espresso coffee, choice of milk & a scoop of ice cream

Hot beverages

Espresso Coffee

Regular $3.80
Large $4.50
Milks: Soy milk, almond milk, oat milk, lactose free $0.50

Teas

English breakfast, French earl grey, peppermint, jasmine green $3.50
Add honey & lemon $0.50


Northern Terrace

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

Before the performance

From the kitchen

Red wine Cowra beef bourguignon with grelot onions, carrots, swiss brown mushrooms & potato gratin GF $30

Crispy skin Tasmanian Atlantic salmon with lemon, beurre blanc & potato gratin GF $28

Aligot: purée potato with cheese melted throughout served with a bread roll V, GF bread available $18

Goat cheese & leek quiche V, GF available $15

French fries V, VGN, GF, DF $8

From the fridge

Mixed olives with provencal herbs V, VGN, GF, DF $8

Mixed nuts V, VGN, GF, DF $10

Charcuterie selection served with a bread roll & pickles GF, DF bread available $16

Cheese selection served with a bread roll & lavosh V, GF bread available $20

Niçoise salad tuna, Kipfler potatoes, Kalamata olives, soft boiled egg, tomatoes & green beans V, GF, DF $20

Desserts

Canelé: French rum & vanilla flavoured pastry with custard centre & caramelised crust V $8

Macarons: set of three (raspberry, salted caramel, lemon meringue) V, GF $12

Tarte tatin: warm caramelised apple tart V $10

Chocolate fondant served warm V $12

Interval

Goats cheese & leek quiche V, GF available $15

French fries V, VGN, GF, DF $8

Tarte tatin served warm V $10


Southern Terrace

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

Pizza Bar

Only available pre-performance

Margherita: tomato base, fior di latte mozzarella, extra virgin olive oil & Vito’s basil V $18

Funghi: fior di latte mozzarella, assorted mushrooms & truffle oil V $22

Diavola: tomato base, fior di latte, Italian sausage, hot salami & Spanish onion $22

Puntino: prosciutto crudo, mixed seasonal mushrooms with porcini mushrooms & shaved parmesan $22

Gluten free base: $6 additional
Vegan cheese: $6 additional

Small bites

Antipasti: selection of handcrafted salumi & buffalo mozzarella with pickled vegetables served with sourdough, tarali & grissini $20

Cheese board: gourmet cheese selection with fruit chutney, fruit bread, tarali & grissini V  $20

From the fridge

Italian Club Sandwich: double smoked ham, sopressa salami, herb mayo, basil, tomato, provolone & lettuce $14

Vegan Rainbow Wrap: hummus, cucumber, carrot, pickled red onion, spinach, mint, red & white cabbage  V, VGN, GF, DF $14

Autumn Salad: baby cavolo nero, beetroot, red radish, celery, heirloom carrots & pomegranate vinaigrette V, VGN, GF, DF $10

Radicchio Orange & Fennel Salad with blood orange vinaigrette V, VGN, GF, DF  $10

Marinated olives in citrus & bay leaf V, VGN, GF, DF $9

Nuts with Amalfi sea salt & herbs V, VGN, GF, DF $10

Desserts and coffee

Assorted cannoli box of three V $15

Peanut butter & jam brownieV $6

Little Marionette coffee and hot drinks $5
Single origin long black
Short black
Latte
Picolo
Tea: English breakfast, earl grey, peppermint, green tea
Hot chocolate

Soy milk $0.50


Northern Cantina

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

Mains

Only available pre-performance

Sir Reuben burger: 100% beef with formaggio, bread & butter cucumbers (pickles), salsa special, on a potato bun, served with side of crisps  $18

Beef cheeks: slow-cooked in port & herbs with carrots & potato GF, DF $28

Chicken cacciatore: slow-cooked chicken in white wine, infused with herbs & garlic, with carrots & potato GF, DF $25

Mediterranean vegetable stack: chargrilled vegetables drizzled with napolitana sauce, served warm with rocket salad, balsamic vinegar dressing V, VGN, GF, DF $22

Beef lasagne: handcrafted pasta layered with beef ragù, béchamel & mozzarella $24

Small plates & antipasti

Funghi ragù: mixed exotic mushrooms sautéed with fresh thyme & garlic, served on sourdough V, VGN, DF $16

Antipasti: selection of handcrafted salumi & buffalo mozzarella with pickled vegetables served with sourdough, tarali & grissini $20

Cheese board: gourmet cheese selection with fruit chutney, fruit bread, tarali & grissini V  $20

From the fridge

Italian Club Sandwich: double smoked ham, sopressa salami, herb mayo, basil, tomato, provolone & lettuce $14

Vegan Rainbow Wrap: hummus, cucumber, carrot, pickled red onion, spinach, mint, red & white cabbage  V, VGN, GF, DF $14

Autumn Salad: baby cavolo nero, beetroot, red radish, celery, heirloom carrots & pomegranate vinaigrette V, VGN, GF, DF $10

Radicchio Orange & Fennel Salad with blood orange vinaigrette V, VGN, GF, DF  $10

Marinated olives in citrus & bay leaf V, VGN, GF, DF $9

Nuts with Amalfi sea salt & herbs V, VGN, GF, DF $10

Desserts and coffee

Assorted cannoli box of three V $15

Peanut butter & jam brownieV $6

Little Marionette coffee and hot drinks $5
Single origin long black
Short black
Latte
Picolo
Tea: English breakfast, earl grey, peppermint, green tea
Hot chocolate

Soy milk $0.50


Satellite bar

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

Handpicked Wines

Sparkling Regional Selections Organic Prosecco, NV — Glass $16, Bottle $65

White Versions Chardonnay, 2018 — Glass $11, Bottle $54

Red Versions Shiraz, 2017 — Glass $11, Bottle $54

Beer & cider

Frenchies Pale Ale $10

Non-alcoholic

Mt Franklin Still Water $4.50

Mt Franklin Sparkling Water $5


Drinks

A selection of these beverages is available at every bar.

Handpicked Wines

Sparkling
Regional Selections Organic Prosecco — Glass $16, Bottle $65

White
Versions Chardonnay, 2018 — Glass $11, Bottle $54
Regional Selections Organic Pinot Grigio, 2019 — Glass $15, Bottle $63

Rosé
Rosé, 2019 — Glass $16, Bottle $65

Red
Versions Shiraz, 2017 — Glass $11, Bottle $54
Regional Selections Shiraz, NSW 2018 — Glass $15, Bottle $63
Regional Selections Pinot Noir, 2018 — Glass $16, Bottle $65

Beer & Cider

Frenchies Draught Lager, NSW $10
Frenchies Pale Ale, NSW $10
Hahn Premium Light, NSW $8
James Squire Orchard Crush Apple Cider, NSW $10

Gin

Whitley Neill Original Dry Gin & Fever-Tree Premium Tonic — Glass $12, Carafe $40

Non-alcoholic

Fever-Tree Lime & Yuzu Soda $5.50
Fever-Tree Lemonade $5.50
Coca-Cola | Coca-Cola No Sugar $4.50
Mt Franklin Still Water $4.50
Mt Franklin Sparkling Water $5

Food & Drink Locations

Download a helpful map of the Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour site

There are five purpose-built restaurants and bars at Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour. Access to the HSBC Platinum Club must be booked in advance. There is also a range of casual dining options.


Abbreviations:

V Vegetarian
VGN Vegan
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.