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Opera on the steps of Sydney Opera House

Dining and drinks on the Forecourt of Sydney Opera House

There are five pop-up bar and restaurant areas on the Forecourt of Sydney Opera House, exclusively for Sydney Opera House — The Opera

Groups of people sit at bar tables while a crowd mingles in the background.

The Premier's Bar

As the scrumptious smell of something delicious thrown on the barbie fills The Premier’s Bar, step back in time to Sunday dinner at Mum’s place, when life was simple and finding makeshift wickets for the backyard cricket game was the evening’s only worry.

Backyard BBQ

Hand Cut Chips with Smoky Parmesan Salt GF, V $8
Farmer’s Market Heirloom Vegetable Pastie V $12
Cape Byron Steak Sandwich, Sesame-Ginger Eggplant & Onion Rings $16
BBQ Shrimps with Coconut Chimichurri GF, DF $18

Grab & Go

Dusty Nuts DF, V $7
Cintra Estate Organic Olives GF, DF, V $8
Rose Petal Lamington V $8
Gourmet Ice Cream GF, V $8


The Queen's Bar

A stylish little hole-in-the-wall, serving up thirst-quenching delights fit for a queen.

A beverage-only bar, with snacks available.

Grab & Go

Dusty Nuts DF, V $7
Cintra Estate Organic Olives GF, DF, V $8


The Engineer's Bar & The Maestro's Bar

Jolly good spots for jolly good chaps.  While away the hours on the Eastern Forecourt, enjoying berries from the sunshine coast and shrimp from Jervis Bay; delicious locally sourced produce for a menu full of local favourites.

The Engineer's Bar: Hot Dishes

Southern Highland Braised Lamb & Rosemary Pie $15
Mac 'n Four-Cheese Bake with Pickled Vegetable Salad V $16
Aussie Pizza: Bacon, Cheese & Fried Egg with Barbecue Sauce $17

The Maestro's Bar: Hot Dishes

Hand Cut Chips with Smoky Parmesan Salt GF, V $8
Southern Highland Braised Lamb & Rosemary Pie $15
Mac 'n Four-Cheese Bake with Pickled Vegetable Salad V $16
Corner Shop Classic Beef Burger $17
Aussie Pizza: Bacon, Cheese & Fried Egg with Barbecue Sauce $17
Sydneysider Fish & Chips with Citrus Slaw DF $19

Grab & Go

Dusty Nuts DF, V $7
Cintra Estate Organic Olives GF, DF, V $8
Triple Decker Sandwich Selection $12
Pumpkin, Broccoli & Feta Tart on Rocket Walnut Salad V $14
Pulled Pork Soft Bun with Smoked Apple & Fennel Slaw $15
Roast Bannockburn Chicken Salad GF $16
Maffra Cheese Selection with New Season’s Grapes, Lavoche & Walnuts V $16
Northern Rivers Cold Cuts & Olives Plate GF $18
Smoked Tasmanian Salmon Salad with Horseradish Remoulade DF $18
Jervis Bay Shrimp Cocktail GF, DF $22

Desserts

Macadamia Ginger ANZAC Biscuit V $6
Rose Petal Lamington V $8
Lemon Meringue Pie V $8
Gourmet Ice Cream GF, V $8
Tim Tam Caramel Cheesecake V $10
Passionfruit Curd Pavlova, Eumundi Berries GF, V $10


The Architect's VIP Bar

Ponder the wonders of the Sydney Opera House, an architect's dream, from the comforts of the venue's VIP space. Come take a seat, and enjoy a pre-performance or interval cocktail with Cintra Estate Australian-grown olives. Feeling like something more? You can order off The Maestro's Bar menu too.

Hot Dishes

Hand Cut Chips with Smoky Parmesan Salt GF, V $8
Southern Highland Braised Lamb & Rosemary Pie $15
Mac ‘n 4 Cheese Bake with Pickled Vegetable Salad V $16
Corner Shop Classic Beef Burger $17
Aussie Pizza: Bacon, Cheese & Fried Egg with Barbecue Sauce $17
Sydneysider Fish & Chips with Citrus Slaw DF $19

Grab & Go

Dusty Nuts DF, V $7
Cintra Estate Organic Olives GF, DF, V $8
Rose Petal Lamington V $8
Gourmet Ice Cream GF, V $8


Sparkling Wine Bars

Grab & Go

Dusty Nuts DF, V $7
Cintra Estate Organic Olives GF, DF, V $8

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.

Food & Drink Locations

A map of the Sydney Opera House Forecourt with information about where the dining spots are

Download a helpful map of the venue  (pdf)


Sparkling & Wine

Tyrrell's Pinot Noir Chardonnay Brut $14/$60
A generous fruit-driven sparkling with added complexity from time on lees and clean finish.

Lost Block Pinot Gris $10/$45
A subtle medley of stone citrus fruits with notable pear aromas & a soft, spicy, acid finish.

Tyrrell's Hunter Valley Chardonnay $12/$50
A rich, fresh Chardonnay showing lifted citrus & subtle oak.

Lost Block Cabernet Sauvignon $10/$45
Medium bodied Cabernet with dark fruit flavours & savoury black pepper finish.

Tyrrell's Hunter Valley Shiraz $12/$50
The nose displays youthful, bright red fruits. The palate is abundant with red fruits and a wonderful integration with soft savoury tannins.


cOCKTAILS

Four Pillars (Opera) House Spritz $16
Four Pillars Rare Dry Gin, Aperol, Tasmanian Mountain Pepper Syrup, Pink Grapefruit

Four Pillars Gin & Tonic $13
Four Pillars Rare Dry Gin, Tonic

Campos Espresso Martini $15 (available from the Premier's, Engineer's and Maestro's Bar)
Mr Black Coffee Liqueur, Vodka, Campos Cold Brew Coffee, Sugar Syrup


Beer & Cider

Peroni Red $10

Hahn Premium Light $8

Monteith's Apple Cider $8


Non-Alcoholic

Hepburn Sparkling Water 500ml $5

Hepburn Spring Water 500ml $5

Hepburn Pink Grapefruit, Blood Orange, or Lemon 300ml $5


Light and refreshing, in true spritz style, but without the wine...

SEE THE RECIPE FOR FOUR PILLARS' OPERA (HOUSE) SPRITZ