Must-Eats At The Opera Bar and Opera Kitchen

A trip to Sydney wouldn’t be complete without a Sydney Opera House experience. The Opera Bar and Opera Kitchen are known to be two of the most iconic restaurants in Sydney, offering stellar views of the harbour. Patrons flock to these two whether for light breakfast or a nightcap. If you happen to be in Sydney, check out these must-eats from these two!


Opera Kitchen

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From aperitivo hours to long lunches, you’ll have a wonderful time at the Opera Kitchen. This kitchen proudly serves a community of cuisine, from pastries in the early morning up to pasta for lunch. You’ll find yourself slurping a hot bowl of ramen as they offer some Japanese selections. It’s a dining experience you can’t miss in Sydney, so if you’re in the area, try our favorites: 



Salumi plate

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Made with Italian cured meats, pickles, and grissini, this plateful of goodness is one you should try at the Opera Kitchen. This charcuterie is packed with different Italian flavors phenomenal as starters. Pair the platter with a glass of Italian wine for a satisfying meal. 



Gnocchi Pomodoro

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Creamy and tasty, this Gnocchi Pomodoro is a bestseller on their menu. This delectable pomodoro dish is topped with basil and oozing with stracciatella. It’s a perfect pasta dish for your main course in the Opera Kitchen. 



Pork Ramen

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Some dishes in Opera Kitchen are made with Japanese influence as if you’re in Tokyo’s best ramen spots. Dig into this hearty bowl of ramen made with savory broth topped with braised pork, bamboo shoots, black fungi, and soy egg. This rich and flavorful ramen dish is best eaten during Sydney’s winter months. 

Address: Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point, Sydney NSW 2000
Operating Hours: Monday to Wednesday: 10 am – 9 pm
Thursday to Saturday: 10am – late
Sunday: 10 am – 9 pm



Opera Bar

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What better way to see these views than admiring this over cocktail and seafood specialties? Come in from 10 pm onwards and savor Opera Bar’s snacks and cheese selection to satisfy your hunger. 



Riverine rump

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Experience fine dining made even better with Sydney’s iconic view. Get the Riverine rump served with creamy mashed potato, broccolini, and jus. It’s best paired with red wine, for a romantic dinner date.




Parmesan crumbled chicken

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Slice open the parmy and you’ll find juicy and meaty chicken waiting for you to devour. This lunch favorite served with cherry tomato is your best choice when you’re craving your good ‘ol chicken dish. 



Sydney Rock oysters

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Guests keep coming back for Opera Bar’s fresh oysters, one of the best seafood produce to try in Australia.  A dozen oysters are placed on top of a bed of ice best eaten by the harbourside. Order a bottle of cold beer and have a great seafood feast to cap off the night in Sydney.


You can also join a Sydney tour with an Opera Bar or Opera Kitchen meal for a satisfying experience, or dine in right after your Sydney Opera House architectural tour.  Just never leave Sydney without trying these two restaurants! See more of the best Australia must-eats and must-visits in KKDay!


Address: Sydney Opera House, Lower Concourse Level, Sydney, New South Wales 2000


Operating Hours: Monday to Thursday: 11.30 am to 11 pm

Friday: 11:30 am to 12:30 am

Saturday: 11 am to 12.30 am

Sunday: 11 am to 11 pm