Discover The Different Sides Of Sydney's Opera House

Aug 11, 2014 by     No Comments    Posted under: Blog


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Transformers 3, Sydney Opera House Austr from Interior_Photos

The Sydney Opera House has been existing since 1973 as an impressive architectural work of the 20th century. It is where a fusion of creativity and innovation clash as is expressed through its magnificent structural design. Located at the tip of a peninsula in Sydney Harbour, this building had been through various influences on architecture. It composes of three groups of overlapping vaulted shells which are the roofs of two main performance halls and a restaurant.

Surrounded by terrace areas that function as pedestrian concourses, this establishment, primary used for the purposes of orchestra and many performances of the arts, also has other parts to it that will entertain and satisfy every tourist that comes by. Apart from that, because of the genius architecture of the building, the Opera House was included as a part of the National Heritage List last 2005 under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 and likewise on the State Heritage Register of New South Wales during 2003 under the Heritage Act 1977. Here are some of the other parts of the building where you will get to dine or party the night away.

Opera Bars

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Two Champagnes Please from NickiMM

The Opera Bar is one of the highlights in the Opera House. Spending time here is most definitely the best you could ever get anywhere around the city. Whether you would like to enjoy a cocktail or two by the water’s edge, eat at the gorgeous far and enjoy the magnificent views of Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House, you will definitely be amazed and feel like you’re on top of the world.

It attends to all the needs of its visitors with a hint of class, sophistication and style. Whether you’re up for dinner or want some fancy drink, the Opera Bar is the ideal place to be. You would also be serenaded by daily live music while enjoying your time here.

The Opera Bar is located on the Lower Concourse of the Sydney Opera House and is open seven days a week from mid eleven in the morning yet on nine in the morning during the weekends.

The House Eatery by George

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Lunch at Kitchen By Mike from sachman75

If you want to grab a meal before witnessing a theatre show at the Sydney Opera House or just want to eat to your heart’s desire on a three-course dinner, The House Eatery by George is just the perfect place for you. It is the newest pop-up restaurant, café and bar that would give you magnificent views of the harbor while you enjoy your meal.

Their dishes are inspired with local flare and are served fresh. Their dishes also conform to the seasons and extend throughout the all-day dining menu. The menu is divided into plates for sweetness, substance, sharing or side and you can eat them any way you like.

The House Eatery by George is located under the Colonnade at the Western Broadwalk. It is open seven days a week from eleven in the morning.

Biztro Mozart

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Vivid – Opera House from lamww

The Biztro Mozart offer quality meals at bistro prices. It has been a favorite among the locals and have gained regulars over the years. It has an appetizing dinner menu that offers plenty of variety. It is the perfect venue to chill out before experiencing a little opera. It is located at the first level next to the Box Office and is open two hours prior to Joan Southerland Theatre or concert Hall performances. However, it is close on Sundays and public holidays and does not take bookings.

Theatre Bars

Known as Sydney’s best kept secrets, the Theatre Bars is the place for people to meet and mingle with their friends before the shows. You can enjoy a glass of wine, bubbles or cocktails here and likewise have a breathtaking view of the Sydney harbor. You may also avail of pre-orders on your interval drinks upon arrival or simply purchase a pre-paid drink voucher to present at the bar to avoid queues.

Sydney Opera House Shop

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314/365 from anokarina

The Sydney Opera House Shop is where you can purchase merchandise including gifts and souvenirs, and all other performance related products and innovative design items sourced from around the globe. It is where you can take a part of your memorable experience at the Sydney Opera House and bring it home with you to reminisce on your great times while visiting this magnificent city. It is located at the Box office foyer and is open daily from nine in the morning until six in the evening.

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