Enjoy a variety of food and drink options both at the Hall and in the surrounding laneways.
SETTLE IN FOR THE NIGHT
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, limited drinks and refreshments from a small menu will be available at the venue.
Please note, drinks are allowed in the auditorium at the discretion of each hirer. Please see front of house or bar staff for any information on the night. If drinks are allowed in the auditorium they will need to be decanted first and bar staff can also assist with this.
ENJOY A NIGHT IN THE LANEWAYS
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 or merivale.com.au/ashstcellar
Bar Cupola is open for pre-concert dinners on selected evenings that coincide with performances at City Recital Hall and is open for dinner two hours prior to concerts. The connecting doors from Level 1 of City Recital Hall are open one hour prior to performances. Gallery Level, Angel Place Office Tower, 123 Pitt Street Bookings essential: 02 9221 3377 or barcupola.com.au
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 or merivale.com/venues/bartopa
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 merivale.com/venues/little-felix
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. Concertgoers can enjoy a $45 pre-theatre banquet designed to share with a minimum of 2 persons (whole table only). 2 Angel Place Bookings: 02 9231 3939 or chinalane.com.au
An elegant bistro serving classic French fare tucked in Ash Street laneway, just around the corner from City Recital Hall. Felix will wine and dine you with either a $55 two course or $65 three course prix fixe menu available between 5:30pm and 6:30pm every day. 2 Ash Street Bookings: 02 9240 3000 or merivale.com.au/felix
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 indudining.com.au
The real Thai food of modern Bangkok by Chef David Thompson, with a bar serving signature Thai cocktails. Long Chim offers a pre and post theatre menu that is available from 5pm until late. Corner of Pitt Street and Angel Place with (entrance on Pitt Street) Bookings: 02 9223 7999 or longchimsydney.com
Mercado pays homage to Moorish, Spanish dinning with understated detail that is warm and grand. Mercardo offer a $55 per person pre-theatre menu for two plus people featuring all of the the resturant's favourites. 4 Ash Street Bookings: 02 9221 6444 or mercadorestaurant.com.au
Chef Scott McComas-Williams crafts the pasta on our short and fast-changing pasta menu by hand, using primo produce. 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.