Opera Bar FAQs

Do I need to book a table?

There is no need to book a table at Opera Bar, please see our host and they will find you a table. We do offer bookings, however, if your preferred booking time is not available online,  we encourage you to drop by.  Click here to make a reservation.

How long can I book a table for?

Our tables operate on a three hour sitting time. 

What is your Covid-safe policy?

Please click here to read about Opera Bar's Covid-safe policy.

Do I have to be seated the entire time?

Due to government restrictions, we require everyone to be seated, guests are unable to co-mingle between tables and to ensure social distancing between patrons and tables as well.

Public Transport

We are a short walk from Circular Quay which offers ferry, bus and train access.

Can I bring pets?

Animals aren’t permitted at the Sydney Opera House and its restaurants, however assistance animals accompanying patrons with a disability and our working Seagull Patrol Dogs are welcome on site.

Can I bring a cake?

You are welcome to bring celebratory cakes which we will cut and serve.

A charge of $25 per cake will apply.

Is there a dress code?

Our dress code is smart casual.

Who do I speak to about lost property?

Please email mail@operabar.com.au

What is your cancellation policy?

Cancellations made within 24 hours of the reservation date will incur a $50 per person charge to the credit card on file. We would prefer not to charge so please contact us with any changes.

Can I book for a large group?

At the moment, with government restrictions, we are booking up to 10 guests for 1 booking.

Can I choose where I sit when I book?

All booking requests and seating requests will be considered however not guaranteed.

Do you have parking?

Off street parking is available at Wilson Car Park located in the Opera House. There is currently a special offer for $10 parking on evenings and weekends when you book ahead and use the code OPERABAR.

Details and pricing available HERE.

Is there an accessibility entrance?

Yes: Site is accessible and there are two accessible toilets available on the Lower Concourse. 

What is your family/children policy.

Children are welcome whilst in the direct company of their parent.

What days are you closed.

Christmas Day - December 25.

Good Friday.

What is your ID policy?

We only accept photo identification in accordance with the NSW Department of Industry. Digital copies of identification are not accepted (ie photo of passport on phone).