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!

Tickets on sale!

New Year's Eve

Tickets on sale now for the hottest NYE party in Sydney. Glow into the New Year at House Canteen, party starts at 5pm, tickets include roaming canapes, live music from Sydney's best performers and roving entertainment all night long. Don't delay - BOOK NOW

Dining Options

Pre & Post Theatre

Discover the perfect spot for your pre-theatre cravings or late-night indulgence - House Canteen! Click the link below to explore our exciting offerings and events!

Selected Dates in January

School Holidays

School holidays are back and so is entertainment at House Canteen. Join us on selected dates in January for magic on the harbour!

Previously, at House Canteen

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! 

July 2023

School Holidays

During the July school holidays, House Canteen was a hub of enchantment! Our favourite Sydney magicians wowed customers with their dazzling show by the harbour. Laughter, wonder, and applause filled the air as the magic unfolded before delighted eyes. A truly unforgettable experience!

26 May - 17 June

Vivid Sydney

Just over three weeks of non-stop fun, lights, and good vibes were experienced during Vivid Sydney. We had a truly unforgettable experience at House Canteen! Our space was transformed by mesmerising LED glass blown light installations by the talented Carla O'Brien, providing the perfect backdrop for an evening of wonder and excitement.

April 2023

School Holidays

Looking for something fun and exciting to do with your family during the school holidays? Look no further than House Canteen! Our Japanese-inspired bento boxes are sure to satisfy your cravings, and our live entertainment will keep the kids entertained for hours.

In April we had building blocks and Lego sets for children of all ages, so they could let their imaginations run wild while you enjoyed your meal. Plus, our skilled balloon twisters created intricate designs that left your kids amazed and delighted.

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.