What's On


Looking for something fun to do? Check out our What's On page for the latest events and activities at House Canteen. From school holiday extravaganza’s, puppet shows and light shows, there’s something the whole family can enjoy - and the solo traveller too!

Dining Options

Pre & Post Theatre

Discover the perfect spot for your pre-theatre cravings or late-night indulgence - House Canteen! 

Family Sundays

Introducing Family Sundays!
Our in-house children's entertainer Renee will be providing three hours of fun while you sit back, relax and enjoy a cocktail by the water. 

Melbourne Cup 2024

Only a few months til we celebrate the race that stops the nation. 
Melbourne Cup 2024 will be on sale soon! 

Previously, at House Canteen

April 2024

Kids School Holidays

House Canteen is the perfect spot to enjoy a casual and kid-friendly breakfast, lunch, or dinner while taking in the show-stopping views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. 


Over the April school holidays, parents ditched the packed lunch boxes and let the kids delve into our kids' bento boxes that came with a free Little Nippers activity pack! Kids imaginations ran wild with our free entertainment from DARE magician and artistic face painting by Bewitched Faces on selected dates in April.



Fri 9 and Sat 10 Feb 2024

Lunar New Year


On Friday 9 and Saturday 10 February 2024, we welcomed lunar year with luck and happiness! 


We celebrated the year of the dragon at House Canteen with food and drinks specials, and traditional lion dance performances. It was a wonderful way to discover and enjoy the rich traditions of the Lunar New Year and celebrate on Sydney's Harbour that the whole family could enjoy. 

November 2023

Melbourne Cup

Race day ready! Ticketed event including welcome drink, roaming canapes, big screen TVs and not forgetting the iconic views. 

October 2023

Gold Party

From Friday 20 - Sunday 22 October we rolled out the Gold carpet on the lower concourse to celebrate 50 years of Sydney Opera House. Join by roving entertainers and a specially curated gold themed menu including cocktails! 

20 - 22 Jan 2023

Lunar New Year

The Lunar New Year weekend was a spectacular celebration! Guests were treated to delectable food specials, including succulent pork belly and refreshing cocktails. The traditional Dragon Dance under the sails of the Opera House was a highlight of the event, with its stunning performance captivating the audience. The festive atmosphere was infectious, with visitors embracing the cultural spirit of the Lunar New Year. It was an unforgettable weekend filled with delicious food, exciting performances, and a joyful sense of community. If you missed it, be sure to mark your calendars for next year's festivities!

NYE Party 2022

Tokyo Nights

The vibrant world of Tokyo Nights transported guests to the bustling streets of Tokyo this New Year's Eve! The party was filled with sensory delights, from roving performers to live DJs, and Tokyo-inspired food and cocktails. The electrifying energy of the city was palpable as guests danced, dined, and celebrated the arrival of the new year - all under the iconic Harbour Bridge. It was an unforgettable night of fun and festivities that guests will always remember. Book now for 2023 NYE on the harbour.