Who doesn’t love a night out at the Theatre? With iconic venues such as The Opera House, The State Theatre and the Sydney Theatre Company (to name but a few) going to the Theatre doesn’t get much better than in Sydney. But for a night to truly remember, we suggest you start your night off on the right foot with a glass of wine and a delicious dish at one of our favourite Pre-Theatre Restaurants.
Check out our list of our Top 10 Pre-Theatre Restaurants (in no particular order):
Located inside The Sydney Opera House, Bennelong is the ultimate pre-theatre dining destination with sweeping harbour views.
Restaurant – 2 or 3 course menu at 5.30 or 6pm | 7 days
Bar – Cured and Cultured menu | 7 days
Read our review of Bennelong
Sydney Opera House Bennelong Point, Sydney
- THE BRIDGE ROOM
The Bridge Room serves exquisite cuisine in relaxed surroundings. Fine dining but not a white table cloth in sight.
2, 3, 4 or 6 course menus from 6pm | Tues – Sat
Read our review of The Bridge Room
44 Bridge Street, Sydney
- THE THEATRE BAR AT THE END OF THE WHARF
The Theatre Bar at the end of the Wharf offers stunning harbour views and casual pre-theatre dining options.
Share plate style menu from 3pm | Mon – Sat
Read our review of The Theatre Bar at the end of the Wharf
Pier 4, 5 Hickson Road, Walsh Bay
Chef Nathan Sasi’s (ex Nomad) slick CBD Spanish restaurant offering a share style menu.
Set menu before 6pm | 7 days
Read our review of Mercado
4 Ash Street, Sydney
- GOWINGS BAR & GRILL
This quirky restaurant is located inside the QT Sydney hotel. Perfect for shows at The State Theatre (next door).
A la carte menu from 6pm | 7 days
Read our review of Gowings Bar & Grill
QT Sydney, 49 Market Street Sydney
- Q DINING
Waterfront dining located inside the Pullman Quay Grand Hotel at Circular Quay serving a Modern Australian menu.
2 or 3 course menu from 5.30pm | Mon – Sat
Read our review of Q dining
Mezzanine level, Pullman Quay Grand Sydney Harbour, 61 Macquarie Street, East Circular Quay
Modern Indian cuisine featuring dishes from Sri-Lanka and South India. A world away from Western style heavy curries!
A la carte menu from 5 pm | Mon – Sat
Read our review of INDU
350 George Street, Sydney (entry via Angel Place)
- PEI MODERN
Mark Best’s Sydney restaurant located inside The Four Seasons Hotel, serving innovative dishes.
A la carte menu from 5.30pm | Mon – Sat
Read our review of Pei Modern
Four Seasons Hotel, 199 George Street, Sydney
- GLASS BRASSERIE
Luke Mangan’s glitzy restaurant located inside the Hilton, Sydney and serving an extensive Modern Australian menu.
1 course menu + wine from 6pm | 7 days
Read our review of Glass Brasserie
Hilton Sydney, Level 2, 488 George Street, Sydney
- THE GANTRY RESTAURANT
Signature Modern Australian restaurant located waterfront inside the Pier One Sydney Hotel.
2 or 3 course menus from 6pm | 7 days
The Gantry menu
11 Hickson Road, Walsh Bay
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