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Settle in for the Night

City Recital Hall is surrounded by an array of excellent restaurants and bars for pre- and post-show dining. We also offer a selection of light meals options and snacks at our bars.

As we are a fully licensed venue, we do not allow outside food or drink in the venue. 


You can take drinks from our bars into the Hall, unless advised otherwise. Glassware is not allowed in the auditorium.


Enjoy a Night in the Laneways


Bar Topa

An intimate spot to gather with friends, stop by our tapas and pintxos bar for an aperitivo on the way to dinner or the theatre.

4 Palings Lane
General enquiries: 02 9114 7368

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Much like in the kitchen, the 250 bottle-heavy wine list at Ragazzi highlights both classic and contemporary Italian winemaking, while paying full respect to the growing use of native Italian varietals here in Australia.

3 Angel Place 
Bookings: 02 8964 3062



INDU is a celebration of village culture, flavours and local hospitality. A place where eastern mysticism meets western curiosity.

350 George Street (entry via Angel Place)
Bookings: 02 9223 0158




Mercado pays homage to Moorish, Spanish dinning with understated detail that is warm and grand.

4 Ash Street
Bookings: 02 9221 6444


China Lane

Tucked in Angel Place beneath the ‘forgotten songs’ birdcage installation, China Lane serves modern Asian cuisine focusing on fresh, seasonal produce with traditional flavours and contemporary techniques.

2 Angel Place
Bookings: 02 9231 3939



An elegant bistro serving classic French fare tucked in Ash Street laneway, just around the corner from City Recital Hall.

2 Ash Street
Bookings: 02 9240 3000


Long Chim Sydney

The real Thai food of modern Bangkok by Chef David Thompson, with a bar serving signature Thai cocktails. 

Corner of Pitt Street and Angel Place with (entrance on Pitt Street)
Bookings: 02 9223 7999


Ash St. Cellar

A modern European-style bistro intimately tucked away behind ivy with classic café chairs and Parisian ‘plein aire’ seating creating an ideal hideaway from the hustle and bustle of the CBD.

1 Ash Street
Bookings: 02 9240 3000

Bar Totti's

Bar Totti's

The perfect place to stop by for a wine and a bite to eat. There are plenty of house-made antipasti to choose from, including sardines, scallop crudo, marinated peppers and burrata, as well as Totti’s signature bread, wood-fired to order.

330 George Street
General enquiries: 02 9114 7379

Bar Leo

Restaurant Leo

Restaurant leo is a refined example of Italian dining. Created by Federico Zanellato and Karl Firla of LuMi and Oscillate Wildly. leo is about tradition with a current interpretation.

1 Angel Place
Bookings: 02 9235 3383

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Little Felix

Tucked alongside Felix Restaurant, a French-style cocktail bar with a moody interior and bartenders who know exactly how you like your drink. Drink champagne and wine poured from magnum bottles, and cocktails inspired by early 20th century Parisian hotels as you catch up over cheese, charcuterie and truffle tartines.

2a Ash Street
Enquiries: 02 9114 7372 or


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Enjoy South-East Asian street food and tasty cocktails in an all-new venue made for late night fun.
Inspired by Justin, Dan Hong and Oliver Hua’s travels through Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan & Vietnam, MuMu brings together the playfulness of South-East Asian street food with a wicked cocktail offering and big, late-night vibes.

330C George Street
Enquiries: 02 9114 7393