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“Seafood Buffet” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Cafe Opera

Cafe Opera
117 Macquarie St | Intercontinental Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9240 1396
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Ranked #147 of 4,204 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $33 - $69
Cuisines: Seafood, European, Asian fusion, South American
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Good for: Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Private Dining, Reservations
Description: Ever since Tamas Pamer, Executive Chef, can remember, he has loved nothing more than visiting local food markets with the smell of freshly made bread and the beautiful array of colours from recently picked fruit and vegetables. It is these markets which Tamas visits on a regular basis that provide the inspiration for the market fresh and locally sourced dining experience of Cafe Opera. Guests can sample the unique and interactive buffet which showcases local suppliers and growers. Situated within the breathtaking Treasury Building of 1851, Cafe Opera offers a beautiful setting for any dining occasion.Patrons can choose to be seated within the restaurant with its beautifully grand windows with views of the city or dine alfresco in the dining court of InterContinental Sydney's historic sandstone arcades.
Sydney, Australia
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“Seafood Buffet”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

Had the Seafood Buffet lunch on the Sunday which included the meal and unlimited sparkling wine for $77 pp which was good value if you did drink otherwise suggest you go on another day as it would be cheaper. Staff friendly, a little bit slow in topping up the drinks. Plenty of crab, prawns and oysters and also a hot selection of other foods. As usual with buffets you eat too much.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
“Beautiful day”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

I really enjoyed our time at the Opera Bar. It was a very busy Sunday as usual. I had the best Pimm's cocktail and some fabulous nibblies, then lunch. We can't wait to go again

Visited April 2013
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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“Yuuu uuu uuummyyyy!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

Popped in for a bite whilst on our day trip to Sydney. Amazing food, very helpful and friendly staff. Gorgeous views of the habour bridge and opera house. Great place to catch some sun and have a respite fro all that shopping! Even have a place for us stinky smokers to go and its not at the back of some grotty building! actually out in the sun so you can smoke and gaze in aw at the fab sights. Will deffo visit again on my return to Sydney!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Sparkling View !”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

i love having a glass of champagne here , the best views of the harbour ! A wonderful place to enjoy yourself or take visitors.

Visited January 2013
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“What a location!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

The Opera Bar is at the side of the Opera House and on the harbour side. Frequented by the young and beautiful (and a lot of tourists) but good value.

Visited April 2013
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