Joan Sutherland Theatre Northern Foyer

Seeing opera at the Sydney Opera House? Try visiting Maxim’s de Paris Bar first

If there’s one thing you should do in Sydney, it’s this. You need to not only visit the illustrious Sydney Opera House to watch a world class performance by Opera Australia, but you also need to pay a visit to the northern foyer’s Maxim’s de Paris Bar for some pre-show lubrication.

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Maxims de Paris Bar Sydney Opera House Golden gnocchi greens shaved parmesean

Where else in Sydney can you sit in such a prime location that serves up quality fine French fare alongside a striking view of one of the world’s most famous harbours? Exactly.

Good for a Sydney trip, ideal for the Sydney local and 100% worthwhile for the Sydney tourist, the restaurant in the northern foyer of the Joan Sutherland Theatre – the main stage in the Opera House – is a go-to between 4 January and 29 March 2018.

The venue opens 90 minutes before performance start time and is quite limited in space, so it’s one of those pre-plan things you need to commit to.

The Bar works with a set menu at $69 per person, offering sumptuous dishes like…

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Maxims de Paris Bar Sydney Opera House Petits fours

On arrival

Maxim’s Kir Royale (Moët Royale $15 supplement) and sourdough, Pepe Saya butter.

First course

Smoked salmon, creme fraiche, chives, potato blinis, or holy goats cheese, witlof, green lentils & beetroot vinegar (V).

Second course

Chicken, mushroom, ‘Pomme Maxim’, or gnocchi Parisenne (V) with mixed greens.

Third course

Petits fours: Gold opera gateau, framboise macaroon, Champagne truffle with an espresso or herbal tea selection.

See more and make your own booking either at the time of booking a ticket, or call 02 9318 8200.

Maxims de Paris Bar Sydney Opera House Holy Goats cheese, witlof, green lentils beetroot vinegar

Joan Sutherland Theatre Northern Foyer

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