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.

Long Chim

Corner of Pitt Street and Angel Place (3-minute walk, 240m)

Inspired by the markets and street food of Thailand, Long Chim brings the flavours of modern Bangkok to the heart of Sydney's CBD.

Meaning “come and taste” in Thai, Long Chim dishes up curries, stir fries, noodles, desserts, snacks, salads and more, all faithfully recreated using recipes researched and fine-tuned by Thai food authority, David Thompson.

Open Monday to Saturday.


The Place at The Fullerton Hotel

1 Martin Place (2-minute walk, 120m)

The Pre-Theatre Dinner plate for $45pp 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.

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

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Level 7, 25 Martin Place (2-minute walk)

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.


Cabana Bar

Level 8, 25 Martin Place (2-minute walk)

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.

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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105 Pitt Street (5-minute walk, 350m)

Guacamole smashed tableside and Australia’s finest and largest selection of tequila and mezcal, Mejico has been supplying Sydney with tacos and tequila since 2013. Their market-fresh ethos sets them apart from the rest and with a location in the heart of the CBD, Mejico is the perfect spot for every celebration.

Mejico's $55pp pre-theatre menu features table-smashed guacamole, tuna tostada, corn ribs, wagyu skirt taco, achiote chicken, patatas bravas, and churros.

Pre-theatre bookings between 4pm-6pm from Tuesday to Saturday.

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Botswana Butchery

Levels 8-10, 25 Martin Place (3-minute walk)

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. Want something more substantial? Check out their pre-theatre menu from $80pp.

Open 7 days a week.


The Restaurant Pendolino

Shop 100 in The Strand Arcade (4-minute walk, 230m)

Located in the historic Strand Arcade and only a three minute stroll away, experience The Restaurant Pendolino’s "Presto" offering. Enjoy a delicious two-course dinner featuring their signature tasting plate and your choice of pasta or risotto—Corzetti, Ravioli Di Magro, Tagliatelle Senesi, or Risotto Verde Con Gamberi.

Available Tuesday to Saturday for $85pp with seating at 5.30pm.



Level 7, 25 Martin Place (2-minute walk)

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 a choice of Bruschetta, Burrata & Grissini, or Arancini for an entrée, a choice of Spaghetti alla Puttanesca, Linguine N’duj, or Ragu Orecchiette for a main, or tiramisu 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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350 Angel Place (5-minute walk, 400m)

INDU provides a feast for the senses, borrowing flavours and inspiration from Sri Lanka and putting their own unique twist on them. They believe that the best form of hospitality is that found in the home, and it’s their aim to bring village culture to their guests. 

Their $55pp pre-theatre set menu features devilled chickpeas and cashew, string hoppers, albacore tuna cutlet, mushroom dosa, sticky devilled chicken, beetroot and lime raita, amma's daal, basmati rice, and pappadum.

Pre-theatre bookings between 4pm-6pm from Tuesday to Saturday.

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Arches On Market

68 Market St (4-minute walk, 350m)

Located within Swissôtel Sydney, Arches Bar is a luxury oasis serving signature cocktails, an extensive wine list and mouth watering plates every day of the week. With sweeping city views, old world charm and an in house pianist, dine on a light snack or dinner, meeting under the marble Arches.

Open 7 days a week from midday to late with a bar menu available starting from $18 - $35 and featuring an extensive wine list and cocktail menu.


Kid Kyoto

17-19 Bridge Street (8-minute walk, 600m)

Sydney's rebellious Japanese izakaya, Kid Kyoto offers a modern dining experience with a killer beverage selection, hidden in plain sight on Bridge Lane, Sydney CBD. Expect the unexpected as Rhys Watson-Lamb draws inspiration from small laneway bars of Tokyo and the incredible Kaiseki restaurants of Kyoto & puts his twist on it with Australian native ingredients & great local produce.

Their $59pp pre-theatre menu features watermelon rind kimchi, ocean trout sashimi ponzu, watermelon sashimi, corn ribs, pork hocks, "chahan" fried rice, and baby cos.

Pre-theatre bookings between 4pm-6pm from Tuesday to Saturday.

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The Bar at The Fullerton Hotel

1 Martin Place (2-minute walk, 120m)

The Bar, located in The Fullerton Hotel, is a tranquil setting which offers an ideal spot for a quiet respite from the energy of the city with an extensive menu on offer to suit all tastebuds.

Open 8am to 10pm Monday to Friday, 10am to 10pm Saturday, and 10am to 9pm Sunday. 

Bookings are required for their Signature Afternoon High Tea, otherwise walk-ins are welcome at any time.

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Bopp & Tone

60 Carrington Street (6-minute walk, 450m)

60 Carrington Street is home to Bopp & Tone, a short six minute stroll from Theatre Royal Sydney. The venue reflects a nostalgic and optimistic post World War II era. Embodying every day opulence and grandeur, the style is lived-in luxury, with a welcoming and relaxed atmosphere. Their menu centres around honest and generous share food, with Mediterranean influences and is predominantly cooked on the in-house wood grill or charcoal oven.

Enjoy pre-theatre dining in their restaurant or bar with à la carte dining available and if you're after a pre or post theatre beverage, their bar is open for walk-ins with happy hour from 4pm to 6pm.

Open Monday to Saturday from midday to late. Walk-ins welcome, but bookings recommended.

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Ten Stories

68 Market St (4-minute walk, 350m)

Located within Swissôtel Sydney, Ten Stories offers a dining sanctuary high above the city streets with sweeping views of Sydney. Located just a block from Theatre Royal Sydney, dine on modern Australian cuisine with a seasonally updated menu. Offering an extensive wine list and cocktail menu, it’s the perfect location to start your night.

Pre-theatre dining is available 7 days a week from 5pm to 6.30pm with 2 courses at $58pp and 3 courses at $68pp.


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.

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.