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Opera Bar

Sydney Opera House, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
61 2 9247 1666
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Ranked #105 of 5,175 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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Dallas, Texas, United States
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140 reviews 140 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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 NEW

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 NEW 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 NEW

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
12 helpful votes 12 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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London, England, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I love this place! Great views of the Harbour, Bridge & Opera House, the cocktails are always yummy and always smell so fragrant! It is a bit pricey, but it's justifiable, especially when you're only visiting every now and again. They've always got live music, and there's always a good crowd and great ambience. Love bringing friends from out of... More

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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187 reviews 187 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

if you are going to sit at the foot of Sydney Opera House, with a perfect view of the harbour and bridge, the prices will be higher than average! If you accept that before you place your order, you may well enjoy the food and drink. I stopped here on my own while on business, had a very tasty snack,... More

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Galway, Ireland
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43 reviews 43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Live music and lovely atmosphere - Really nice heaters in winter and obviously the main selling point - that view! Just great & not ridiculously priced - (for Sydney) $9 for a glass of bubbly 8$ beer - definitely worth having a drink

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Cairns, Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Great location in the evening for a drink. Really relaxed atmosphere with a great view of the Sydney harbour bridge. We ate there and the food was good, not great. More of a drinks location than a restaurant.

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Sydney
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

My partner and I had lunch one Saturday afternoon at Opera Bar. Despite being busy, given it's below one of Sydney's biggest tourist attractions, service was incredibly fast and well-managed. My partner had a spicy lamb quesadilla while I had wedges with sweet chilli sauce and sour cream. My wedges were delicious and the serving size was very generous. My... More

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