From 26 May to 17 June, Sydney will light up for Vivid Sydney with stunning installations, events, food offerings, and more all available during this period. Please note there will be an increase in traffic and visitors, reduced parking availability, and some road closures which may affect your route to the CBD. We highly recommend allowing for additional time to travel to your pre-theatre restaurant. For information on road closures, please click here.

Theatre Royal Sydney is located between the hustle and bustle of Martin Place and Pitt Street Mall. Surrounded by numerous dining options to suit all tastes, visitors to the venue will be spoilt for choice when it comes to enjoying a pre-theatre meal. Our Bars offer light snacks, such as confectionery, gelato, and an excellent array of beverages perfect to enjoy before the performance.

Pricing and menus may differ from below and are subject to change without notice.

White + Wongs

Level 8, 25 Martin Place

White + Wong's 'east meets west' cuisine takes classic street foods from China, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Malaysia and Thailand - the noodles, soups, curries and delicious dumplings - and created an eclectic menu to pick and choose from to suit.

Flavoursome Massaman and red curry pastes made from scratch. Oysters, and sashimi with freshly ground wasabi root. If it's tasty, White + Wong's are steaming it, frying it and serving it up fresh and fast.

Enjoy a banquet style pre-theatre menu to share with a schooner of beer or glass of house wine for $55pp (minimum two people).

Open 7 days a week.

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Cabana Bar

Level 8, 25 Martin Place

Looking for a place to grab a quick pre or post-show bite? 

Brought to you from the team behind Sydney's gem Verandah Precinct, Cabana Bar is the perfect place to kick back and enjoy while dining on great pub classics and delicious good-quality food.

Boasting widespread views of the cityscape with experienced first class service, Cabana Bar is the perfect place to Drink Cheeky, Eat Well and Holiday Often!

Open Monday to Saturday, bookings available and walk-ins welcome. Late night menu available 9pm to 11pm from Thursday to Saturday.

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Level 7, 25 Martin Place

Designed to share, AALIA's pre-theatre menu offers two courses and a complimentary drink for $70pp with additional sides and desserts available.

AALIA’s culinary team led by Executive Chef Paul Farag have spent years exploring dishes and techniques from lesser-known regions and coastlines of the Middle East and North Africa. They discovered forgotten ingredients from millennia ago and uncovered recipes from within the pages of 10th century Arabic cookbooks.

Open Monday to Saturday.

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Rooftop On Botswana Butchery

Level 10, 25 Martin Place

Welcome to Rooftop on Botswana Butchery, where the views are as enticing as the cocktails and the menu is designed for indulging.

Set amongst the spectacular CBD skyline, this stylish bar is the ultimate destination for after work drinks, late evening tipples and everything in between.

The menu is designed for more casual dining and includes snacks and nibbles, light and main meals and a large selection of charcuterie, cheese, and freshly shucked oysters.

Enjoy a pre-theatre Burger & Bubbles offer for $30pp. More information here.

Open 7 days a week.

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The Place at The Fullerton Hotel

1 Martin Pl, Sydney

Treat yourself to a sampling of The Place menu, conveniently served on one platter for $45pp. The Pre-Theatre Dinner plate includes a choice of main course of Pan Seared Salmon, Angus Beef Striploin MB2+, Slow Cooked Grilled Lamb Rump, Free Range Lemon and Sage Chicken, or Chickpea and Potato Curry, with it accompanied by chef's daily selection of cold entrée, side dish and dessert.

Delight in Modern Australian cuisine and enjoy a taste of multicultural Southeast Asian signature dishes at The Place, while enjoying natural light streaming in from an impressive atrium that overlooks the General Post Office heritage building.

The Pre-Theatre Dinner menu is available Monday to Saturday 6pm to 9pm. A daily lunch special is also available Monday to Saturday from 12pm to 3pm for $32. Bookings and walk-ins welcome.

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Level 7, 25 Martin Place

L'uva's pre-theatre pasta vino menu offers 2 courses + glass of wine for $65 or 3 courses + glass of wine for $80 with Bruschetta, Burrata & Grissini, or Arancini for an entrée, a choice of Spaghetti alla Puttanesca, Linguine N’duj, or Ragu Tagliatelle for a main, or lemon custard sponge or affogato for a dessert.

Be seated at L'uva Pasta & Wine Bar's marble bar and enjoy an Italian inspired cocktail or craft beer, enjoy a long lunch or dinner, or meet friends at the outdoor tables overlooking 25 Martin Place’s piazza and water feature for after-work drinks and antipasti… the experience is yours for the choosing.

Open Monday to Saturday.

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Level 8, 25 Martin Place

Kazan's pre-theatre menu offers two courses for $60pp with a miso soup to start and two choices selected from Nasu Dengaku, Tori Muneniku, Tai Sakemushi, Vegetable Tempura & Robata Cauliflower, Yamazaki 12 Chocolate Fondant or Strawberry Cheesecake.

Kazan is a modern Japanese restaurant that has been designed with a ‘Noh stage’ as the inspiration. The menu is a modern interpretation of classical Japanese cuisine with nuances from other places to enhance traditional recipes and well known classics. The kitchen is led by Shinya Nakano, who was Head Chef of Nobu Melbourne, and led the sushi section at Kisume. Shinya stood behind the chopping board (Itamae) with 5th generation sushi masters in the Kyoto institution ‘Izuu’ before he landed in Australia.

Open Monday to Saturday.

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Jimmy Chews at The St James

114 Castlereagh Street

With its offering of delicious Asian cuisine, Jimmy Chews at The St James is the perfect place to pop in before or after a show.

Casual dining is available for Lunch 7 days a week, and Dinner Wednesday to Saturday. Convenience is key with the recently renovated venue just 100m from St James Station and 250m from Theatre Royal Sydney.

Bookings available. Walk-ins welcome. Good times guaranteed. For $29pp pre-show dining menu, click here.

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The Fullerton Hotel Signature Afternoon Tea

1 Martin Pl, Sydney

Admire The Fullerton Hotel Sydney’s heritage ambience from within the beautiful sunlight-filled atrium. Delight in two tiers of delectable sweet and savoury treats, including Raspberry and Lychee Crêpe Cake, Plain and Raising Scones, Black Sesame and Coconut Choux Bun, Mango and Vanilla Swiss Roll, Pineapple and Lime Tart, Matcha and Passion Fruit Dome, Salmon Rillette with Lemon Togarashi, Porcini Mushroom Custard and Pork Floss, Abrolhos Islands Scallops with Ginger Flakes and Soy Gel, Sweet Chilli Lime Chicken Salad Buns and Truffled Free Range Egg Slice.

Open 7 days a week from 12pm to 6pm. Reservations are required 24 hours in advance.

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161 King St, Sydney

Fabbrica Pasta Shop's Royal Set menu is designed for diners looking for a pronto pasta feast before heading to a performance. The $55pp menu is available Tuesday to Friday evening and Saturday lunch and includes arancini, burrata, and mortadella to start, a choice of handmade pasta, salad and dessert to finish.

ABOUT FABBRICA: Fabbrica Pasta Shop is a boundary-pushing retail space in the CBD selling handmade pasta by the gram, house-baked sourdough, a range of sauces, cheeses, cured meats, minimal-intervention Italian wine and other considered items essential to the ritual of making pasta. Fabbrica's intimate courtyard is a drop-in spot for sandwiches filled with the best seasonal produce and baked pasta during the day and a destination for bowls of pasta, bottles of wine and amari at night.

Open Monday to Saturday.

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Babylon Rooftop

Level 7, Westfield Sydney

Babylon Rooftop's $60pp pre-theatre menu features house made bread, hummus, babaganosh, fattoush, and baked rice pilav with a choice of either pan roasted Aquna Murray cod with matbucha, falafel and sorrel, OR shish tawook featuring wood grilled chicken, Kisir, tomato, and garlic labna.

You have embarked on a journey through the Middle East the moment you walk through Babylon’s doors. The venue has been built upon the greatest expression of Middle Eastern hospitality, food. Their kitchen boasts an authentic team who have created a menu rich with dishes inspired by childhood memories growing up in Turkey and traditional Levantine food.

Pre-theatre menu available until 7pm and for a min. two people. Walk ins are welcome, but bookings recommended. Open 7 days a week from midday to late.


25 Martin Place Food Court

Level 6, 25 Martin Place

25 Martin Place's iconic and much-loved food court continues to offer an array of fresh and convenient options for the busy CBD worker or tourist on the go. Exceptional cafes will brew the finest coffee and offer selection of casual bites.

Enjoy a delicious coffee or baked goods at Bar Fino, which is located next to our Box Office, or peruse the many options available, including Bun Me, Cali Press, Deli Ziosa, Eat Istanbul, Iku Wholefoods, Nudefish, Pasta Pantry, Schnitz, Soul Origin, Stacked, Stir Crazy Thai, Sushi Hon, Top Juice, and Zilia.

Only open Monday to Friday, 7AM-3PM.

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Pricing and menus may differ from above and are subject to change without notice.