The Northern foyer of the Sydney Opera House has magnificent views of Sydney Harbour

Joan Sutherland Lounge Bar

Northern Foyer, Sydney Opera House

5 January – 1 April 2017

Head up the stairs at the Joan Sutherland Theatre into the pop-bar in the Northern Foyer, an exclusive space for ticket-holders looking over the magnificent Sydney Harbour. The bar serves a pre-performance menu.


Small Plates

Homemade soup with milk roll and butter $11

Tomato & Buffalo Mozzarella salad with Balsamic reduction $13

Atlantic salmon pastrami, mustard lemon, dill and toasted sourdough $16

Chicken and leek pie with creamed corn & mixed leaf salad $13

Spinach and feta quiche $13

Boards for 2

Ploughman's board
Smoked ham, sopressa salami, black wax cheddar, pickles and bread $29
+ add two glasses of house wine or sparkling $38

Selection of Australian cheeses
Blue, brie, cheddar, fig jam and crackers $29
+ add two glasses of house wine or sparkling $38

Something Sweet

Yoghurt cheesecake with blueberry gel, nut crumble $11
+ add a coffee or tea $13

Chocolate brownie, double cream (gluten free option available on request) $11
+ add a coffee or tea $13

Barista coffee or tea without dessert $4

Published menu is subject to change without notice. We suggest allowing 45 minutes to enjoy your meal. 


The Joan Sutherland Theatre Northern Foyer at Sydney Opera House opens 90 minutes before evening performances. It is not open before matinee performances.

The bar will be closed on Tuesday 21 February. 

Items from this menu are available pre-performance.

A family raise a glass at a table in the Northern Foyer bar at Sydney Opera House

Homemade soup with crusty bread and butter

A couple enjoy a meal in the Northern Foyer bar, the Sydney Harbour bridge is behind them.