Top 10 Pre-Theatre Restaurants in Sydney

Bennelong Restaurant
Bennelong Restaurant

Bennelong Restaurant

Sydney’s best Pre-Theatre Restaurants

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):

  1. BENNELONG
    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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. MERCADO
    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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. INDU
    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)
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

Note:  We regularly review our Top 10 Series to ensure we serve you current content.

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Image courtesy of Bennelong.