Where to eat & drink during the Vivid Festival 2016

Vivid Sydney 2016

Well, it’s that time of year again when the Winter weather starts to set in and the Vivid Festival lights up our skies and makes it just that little bit more bearable to embrace the cooler season.

But all that walking is sure to make you hungry (and thirsty!), so we’ve come up with our top picks on where to eat and drink during Vivid this year.  Whether you’re looking to enjoy a meal in style, or for food on the move, we’ve got you covered.

  • Opera Bar
    Naturally the Opera Bar provides the perfect backdrop to soak up the colour and atmosphere of the Vivid Festival.  The Opera Bar will be serving up colourful cocktails and oyster shots alongside a GIF photo booth during the festival.
  • Bennelong
    Bennelong’s enviable location inside the Opera House and ‘Australiana’ flavours makes it a top spot to take in the Vivid lights in style.
  • Western Foyers
    The Western Foyers at The Opera House will be transformed into a pop up bar serving cuisine by Chef Lauren Murdoch including winter warmers such as hot dogs, jaffles and soups.
  • Fort Denison
    For something a little fancy, Dinner Delights at Fort Dennison will be running over 4 weekends serving an al a carte dinner menu.  Tickets are $112.50 each.
    Click here for more information and to buy tickets
  • MCA Cafe
    The MCA Cafe and Sculpture Terrace is always one of the hottest spots to enjoy the Vivid Festival.
  • The Theatre Bar at the End of the Wharf
    The Theatre Bar at the End of the Wharf provides spectacular views to enjoy the lights of Vivid from Walsh Bay.
  • Glenmore Hotel
    The rooftop at The Glenmore Hotel, with its sweeping views of Sydney harbour, provides the ultimate location to enjoy a birds-eye view of the festival.
  • Carriageworks
    Carriageworks will be hosting 2 fab foodie events during Vivid.  A free Night Market featuring over 50 stalls from some of Sydney’s best chefs on 4 and 18 June.  Plus Sydney Table, is a series of exclusive dinners with some of our most talented Sydney Chefs, artists and musicians.
    Click here for more information
  • Food Trucks
    For food on the move, Sydney’s Food Trucks will be popping up all over town during the festival.
    Check the location of Sydney’s Food Trucks here

When: 27 May – 18 June 2016
Where:  Various venues around Sydney
Website:  Vivid Sydney

Image credit: Vivid Sydney, photo credit – James Horan/Destination NSW.