Opera Bar is reopening this week and testing the socially-distant waters.
Having closed earlier in the year, the Matt Moran co-owned Opera Bar has been sitting patiently in the shadow of the Opera House waiting for the day it can reopen and welcome back locals and tourists.
Well, in good news for Sydney’s hospitality scene, that day is arriving this week. Actually, it’s today.
Although many tourists will be having to wait it out a little longer before they are back sipping on cocktails with views of our world-famous harbour, locals are going to be able to bag a table without the usual push-and-shove. At least, to begin with. Sooner rather later, everybody is going to be flocking back to Opera Bar.
To welcome us back, Opera Bar is putting on a show. Live music will grace ears four nights a week (from Thursday to Sunday) beginning with The Revel Trio on Thursday night at 6pm.
But the real drawcards, which are whetting everyone’s appetites, is the return of the Brunch Club presented by Grey Goose and the new Temaki & Saké Pop-Up.
Running every evening and on weekends too, the Temaki & Saké Pop-Up will see the Raw Bar transformed into a fun Japanese izakaya bar serving up bite-sized snacks perfect to accompany your Asahi. Alongside the temaki (salty, sweet, crunchy-yet-soft combination of sushi rice, seafood and veggies, all wrapped in crispy seaweed), you’ll find sashimi and a selection of cocktails to further entice your stay.
And with spring in our step, the Opera Bar’s weekend Brunch Club is treating patrons to not one but two Grey Goose cocktails as well as Kingfish ceviche and Prawn baos. There’ll be other tasty treats too and for just $59 each, you and your gang will be able to soak up the best of Sydney. Make sure you get your seat at the table by booking in quick.
With capacity at Opera Bar capped at 300 people, your chances of getting a seat with a phenomenal view have just increased.
(Featured image: @gavin_craig)