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Bennelong serves to celebrate the Sydney Opera House and its extraordinary architecture by offering a culturally significant and inspiring menu showcasing a most magnificent production of Australian food and wine.

With Executive Chef Peter Gilmore and Head Chef Rob Cockerill at the helm, Bennelong showcases the flavour, diversity and quality of Australian produce.

The award-winning restaurant takes advantage of its multi-level layout by presenting different dining options including; The Restaurant, The Counter, and the Bennelong Bar. All offer a different way to enjoy the Bennelong experience.

Bennelong is built on a site enriched with history of communal eating and telling stories. We invite you to create your own story in one of the most recognisable buildings in the world.



Australian produce and wine take center stage at Bennelong. The Bennelong menu has been inspired by conversations with the most passionate and dedicated farmers, fishermen, breeders and providores nationwide.

You will find Chef Gilmore’s unique take on Australian cuisine with a three-course à la carte menu on the lower restaurant level and a two-course menu option served on the middle tier at The Counter on bar-style seating. Bennelong Bar, located on the upper level, offers an ideal place for guests to meet before or after a show whether it’s over a drink, a quick bite or late night snack.



Bennelong is a truly unique event venue; a pinnacle of Sydney’s premier dining experiences. Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Royal Botanic Gardens provide a spectacular backdrop for an impressive event center stage Sydney Harbour.

The different levels within the World Heritage listed Bennelong provide the opportunity to offer guests a number of different function spaces. With The City Circle, The Opera Circle and The Table available for exclusive or semi-private use, Bennelong is arguably one of the most impressive Sydney event venues available today.


Event Spaces At Bennelong

The Opera Circle

Situated on the top tier of Bennelong, the Opera Circle dining room features panoramic views across the water to the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

1-28 Guests Sydney

The City Circle

With views over Circular Quay and the Royal Botanic Gardens, the City Circle space offers Sydney’s most spectacular dining room for larger events.

29-100 Guests Sydney

The Table

A solid brass table provides the foundation of an impressive and intimate dining space in the heart of the restaurant – the perfect semi-private space to enjoy dining beneath the sails.

1-10 Guests Sydney