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Opera Bar

Sydney Opera House, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
61 2 9247 1666
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Ranked #109 of 5,183 restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Bar
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Baltimore, Maryland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

The Opera Bar is a must do both as a tourist and a local in Sydney. Whilst enjoying a cocktail, you will most certainly become mesmorised by the beauty of this iconic feature of the cityscape.

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

Had a wonderful dinner at the Opera Bar, we had chilli salt squid as a shared plate and my partner then had lamb rump, quinoa tabouleh, olives, it was cooked perfectly. My beer battered flathead fillets, chips, tartare was moist and succulent. The price with a bottle of wine was under $120 much cheaper that the other venues along the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Can't fault this place. Best vibe with lots of people with the best views, in the summer its ace to sit out with champagne right by the water and ideal for those who want to grab a drink before or after the opera. Met lots of great people here as the aussies are so friendly!

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Sydney, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

I have wanted to go to Opera Bar for years and never got around to going, finally went last night & wish I had gone sooner. Firstly the view: can't get any better in Sydney. The opera house behind you & the harbour bridge to the left. It creates a great atmosphere! Food although a little pricey for a bar... More

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welling
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

This bar has funk and style given it is just some wheel about tables under a walkway. Great atmosphere with some superb jazz band sounds on this Saturday afternoon. The presence of the security staff is oddly reassuring although at no point were they troubled by anything more than an unaware tourist lighting up in the non smoking outdoor section.... More

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Dallas, Texas, United States
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155 reviews 155 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

I expected the great view and was not disappointed on an afternoon visit. After a long walk in the Botanical gardens its nice to have a pleasant place to sit down and enjoy the view across the Harbor and to people watch as there was a steady stream of people moving by. We had some wine which was very good.... More

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Perth, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

OK, before I start I am really hacked off, I was dreaming of coming to this bar for years and what a massive disappointment. Sorry to sound like Karl Pilkington from Idiot Abroad but I have to be honest, I will refer to my photos in my review. Opera Bar, probably one of the greatest locations in the entire world... More

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Sydney
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53 reviews 53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

Had a few drinks here before dinner. Great location and awesome view of The Harbour Bridge, the rocks and Opera House. Plenty of places to sit and enjoy the atmosphere. Worth a visit, great place for a drink.

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Sydney, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Had a few drinks here before heading to dinner at Aria. This is a great place to enjoy and relax whilst enjoying great views of the harbour and the bridge.

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sydney
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Fabulous location for Sydney locals or travellers, food is fresh, service good, bit pricey as you are also paying for the location and view. Kids menu is good value though.

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