Menu > Pre-theatre Dinner Menu

Bar Cupola is open for pre-theatre dinners for selected performances at the City Recital Hall from 5pm to 6pm, including Saturdays. We open until 7pm on Tuesdays for Australian Chamber Orchestra performances only. Bookings are essential.

Mains

Twice cooked duck

with sautéed witlof, poached pear, hazelnuts and a jus reduction (g/f)

Quinoa salad

with roasted cauliflower, zucchini, savoy cabbage, caramelised onion, pepitas, currants, pomegranate, mint and coriander (g/f and paleo)+ with extra panfried prawns, garlic, parsley and lemon

Crispy skin Tasmanian salmon

with baked eggplant, whipped mascarpone, goat's cheese, red pepper, onion relish and balsamic syrup+ g/f on request

Pumpkin gnocchi

with roasted Japanese pumpkin, pine nuts, crispy sage in a burnt butter sauce with grated parmesan

Coriander corn cakes

with tomato avocado salsa and minted yogurt+ with extra smoked salmon

Beer battered fish and chips

with ocean caught hake, side salad and tartare sauce

Poached chicken salad

with poached pears, avocado, heirloom tomatoes and honey walnuts

Spicy Malaysian beef cheek curry

with rice and roti chanai (paratha)

"Hainan" rice with poached chicken breast

with 3-sauce accompaniment, cucumber and a petite soup+ g/f on request



Sides

Slightly toasted turkish bread

with dukkah and extra virgin olive oil

Shoestring fries

Mixed green salad



Dessert

Lemon curd tart

in a shortcrust pastry served with fresh strawberries

Flourless chocolate oscar torte

with clotted cream (g/f)





Dinner schedules

Our pre-theatre dinner schedules are mostly Monday to Friday, with occasional Saturday nights.

We are only open for sessions with the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, Australian Chamber Orchestra, Pinchgut Opera, Musica Viva (Monday performances only) and selected Sydney Symphony performances, subject to meeting minimum numbers.

To view a list of pre-theatre dinner dates, please check our booking form

With all other performances, we open on demand with a minimum of 30 people booked in before we can commit to open.

We do not open on public holidays or Sundays. We are generally closed for dinners during the Christmas/New Year break from 25 December to 31 January.

For more information on the Recital Hall and performances, please visit www.cityrecitalhall.com

Access

With wheelchair friendly access from the street and a commercial parking station within the building, Bar Cupola is indeed a very convenient option for theatre patrons of the Recital Hall.

We open 2 hours prior to concert start time and access will be from 123 Pitt Street or for those parking in the building, please take the Tower Lifts up to Level UG.

We have direct access into Level 1 of the Recital Hall and the connecting doors will be open 1 hour prior to concert start time.