We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Bennelong Restaurant Sydney

Bennelong Point | Sydney Opera House, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9240 8000
Website
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pavlova” (76 reviews)
“suckling pig” (60 reviews)
“cherry jam” (24 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours
CUISINES
European, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
LOCATION
Bennelong Point | Sydney Opera House, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (1,156)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 1,104 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious bar lunch on a sunny Sydney day - it’s obvious that true professionals cook in and operate this magnificent venue. The setting is breathtaking but the food is hardly second best. The yabbby dish with buckwheat pikelets is a standout as was the chocolate...More

Thank J2069CBdonnap
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was amazing. Even though its really expensive, it's a good place to go to celebrate something special and it honestly tasted so good. It was good service, good views if you're lucky enough to get a window seat. We had the pork belly...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank valerie x
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Opting for their pre-theatre menu, we looked forward to our visit to Bennelong. In summary, a very poor paced service with some good and some poor dishes. The location and view is however stunning. A brief summary of timings: 1815 - arrived 1825 - placed...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank nick164
Adriana B, Guest Relations Manager at Bennelong Restaurant Sydney, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Nick, We are very sorry to hear about your dining experience. Bennelong General Manager Trish Rogers would very much like to get in touch with you personally to discuss further, and offer some resolve. Would you kindly send your contact details directly to trish@bennelong.com.au...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great service, great food, great view. You cannot beat eating in the Sydney Opera House! A stunning unforgettable evening. Order the lamb, you will not be disappointed.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank AnnC523
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fabulous location, food amazing and staff delivered excellent service. We were there for Saturday lunchtime.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Journey724067
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

Was just in the area and tried our luck on this place. Staff and service were really good. Pricing was in line with what you’d except. Nice location and views. Meals were small but nice. Overall a nice evening.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank TopPaddock
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

The place is gorgeous. The service excellent. The dishes we ate we’re outstanding. It is a pricey restaurant but is worth it.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank gabrieln185
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

Great attentive service, able to cater to special dietary requirements of my fellow diners The cocktails were delicious and colourful Mains do require sides but after 3 course you’re not left feeling hungry, the chefs selections of flavour hit the spot!! We’ll be back again...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank saram728
Reviewed 7 November 2018

I can be a picky person, especially if I'm paying top dollar to eat somewhere. But I thoroughly enjoyed my dinner here. We booked in advance so had no trouble when we arrived and they even gave us a window seat with excellent views. The...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank cazbeckett
Reviewed 7 November 2018

This was a bit of a bucket list thing. I couldn't get into Quay, so the birthday dinner at Bennelong was the next best option in that area. It's always special to go to the Opera House, and looking back to the water and bridge...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Mark J
Nearby
Central Business District
The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with
energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise
buildings and after-work drink places, high-end
shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners
frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a
dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit
the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle,
reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens
...More
Nearby HotelsSee all 190 hotels in Sydney
Pullman Quay Grand Sydney Harbour
1,635 reviews
.39 km away
Sir Stamford at Circular Quay Hotel Sydney
3,841 reviews
.52 km away
Park Hyatt Sydney
2,925 reviews
.52 km away
Holiday Inn Old Sydney
2,768 reviews
.54 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Sydney Cove Oyster Bar
1,338 reviews
.28 km away
Aria Restaurant
2,505 reviews
.19 km away
Quay Restaurant
1,862 reviews
.41 km away
Nearby Attractions
Sydney Harbour
20,094 reviews
.20 km away
Sydney Opera House
20,814 reviews
.09 km away
Get On A Boat
33 reviews
.42 km away
Opera Australia
896 reviews
.08 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Annie P
5 December 2018|
Answer
Response from Kbecjeans | Reviewed this property |
We ate at the Cultured and Cured section. But we were not.
0
Votes
andyc909
6 December 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from PedalsMoving | Reviewed this property |
You won't see the crackers depending on table, and worse even if you do you will not even hear them which is part of the fun,,,,,,, our waiter didn't hear the band crowded house last weekend right outside the window. Boring... More
0
Votes
Sharonfnp
20 June 2016|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from Adriana G | Reviewed this property |
Well dressed, no casual wear.
0
Votes
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bennelong Point | Sydney Opera House, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9240 8000
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing