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.
Twice cooked duck
with sautéed witlof, poached pear, hazelnuts and a jus reduction (g/f)
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
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
Slightly toasted turkish bread
with dukkah and extra virgin olive oil
Mixed green salad
Lemon curd tart
in a shortcrust pastry served with fresh strawberries
Flourless chocolate oscar torte
with clotted cream (g/f)
We no longer accept online bookings for pre-theatre dinners.
Please make the booking directly with the restaurant by telephone.
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.
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
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.