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

Joan Sutherland Lounge Bar

Northern Foyer, Sydney Opera House

16 June – 13 August 2016

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 crusty bread & butter $11

Beef Bourguignon pie with mixed leaf lettuce $13

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

Butternut pumpkin 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

Cherry and almond Tart $11
+ add a coffee or tea $13

Published menu is subject to change without notice.


The Joan Sutherland Theatre Northern Foyer at Sydney Opera House opens 90 minutes before evening performances and 60 minutes before matinees.

The bar will not make food to order during intervals. Pre-order at the bar before the performance begins to enjoy food during interval.

The bar will be closed on the following dates:

  • Thursday 16 June

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.