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“Opera House Bar Restaurant - very good food, service not so great”
Review of Opera Bar

Opera Bar
Ranked #157 of 6,665 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: International
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Central Business District
Description: Situated right by the waters edge, Opera Bar is often described as the best beer garden in the world. Be swept away by the panoramic views of the Sydney Opera House, Harbour Bridge, CBD and beautiful Harbour. Whether it’s breakfast, a lazy lunch, a pre show dinner date or simply a cocktail; Opera Bar is truly perfect for any occasion. Curated by the renowned Chef Matt Moran, our menu offers a wide range of options, appealing to all palates. Enjoy breakfast 7 days a week; watch as chefs shuck fresh oysters at our Raw Bar; indulge in locally sourced cheeses and meats sliced to order in our Meat & Cheese Room; or simply choose a meal off our All Day Menu. The kitchen is open from 8am until midnight on weekdays, and 9am until midnight on weekends, so you can satisfy your cravings at any time. Opera Bar also has live entertainment daily. See our line up here. Inspired by fresh seasonal produce, Opera Bar’s cocktail list is updated quarterly to ensure that your taste buds are constantly tantalized. Why not try our signature cocktail Sydney Sling: west winds sabre gin, pomegranate, fresh lime, mint, bitters, soda. Our wine list boasts grapes from all over the world, and if beer is your preference, you can’t go past our very own Opera Bar Organic Pale Ale.
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a meal at the Opera Bar as part of a prepaid tour package. It is a little noisy and a little crowded, but that is to be expected at the Opera House. Service was curt. We were directed to order at the bar. Our meal was brought to our table, but we were told we had to go to the bar to get a carafe of water. However, the meal was excellent. We all had the Angus steak which was outstanding, flavorful and tender. If I were planning to eat out in Sydney, I would not choose to go there, but as part of the tour package it was very nice.

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

The Opera Bar is on the lower level of the Sydney Opera House. It faces Circular Quay and Harbour Bridge. You order your food and drink at the bar and it is delivered to your table when ready. Be sure to try the fish and chips It is a great location to people watch.

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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Fabulous place from which to admire Sydney's famous Opera House and Harbour Bridge. Good menu with range of options - watch out for ravenous seagulls though - we saw them snatch food from other diners' plates!

Thank balbussa
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

Perfect to catch up for drinks and snacks. For such a popular spot it can be difficult to find a table, but it is worth a wait. Menu has a good variety depending if you looking for a lunch, snacks or just late glass of wine with a cheese platter.

Thank Janka T
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

Had a family reunion this week so our party of 9 decided to meet at the opera bar. Who knew that the oper bar and opera kitchen are two businesses and you can’t take your drink from one to the other?
The over zealous security guard had no hesitation in insisting our party of 9 were separated due to half turning up and ordering at opera kitchen, the other half of the party turning up and ordering from opera bar
Thank you opera bar/kitchen for ruining a family reunion !!!!

Thank Deb B
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