2953 Verified Diner Reviews

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Total Score

7.9
2953 reviews
Recommended
(8.0)
Food
(7.8)
Service
(8.6)
Value for money
(7.5)
Atmosphere
(8.1)

dined on Sat, 19 Oct 2019

(10)
Service as always impeccable.Staff are very engaging and friendly.Food and unlimited sparkling never fail.Thank you Cafe Oprea.Keep up the good work!! See you next month :)

dined on Wed, 9 Oct 2019

(9)
the seafood selection was not as wide and varied as usual and why is the roast meat ALWAYS SO RARE

dined on Wed, 2 Oct 2019

(9)
The buffet at Cafe Opera is consistently good. A range to cover most tastes, with fresh prawns and oysters being a highlight. The dessert section is a pleasure for the eyes and the taste buds.

dined on Wed, 2 Oct 2019

(10)
I love going to Cafe Opera - nice food, great atmosphere and service. Good value with special price atm is a bonus.

dined on Sat, 28 Sep 2019

(10)
We try to visit Cafe Opera every month as food is really good and so is the customer service.Thank you Cafe Opera.Keep up the good work!!
Dear Alice, We are thrilled to hear that you love your visits to Cafe Opera! Thank you for the wonderful feedback and we have shared this on with our kitchen and service teams. We look forward to welcoming you for the next monthly occasion. Thank you
Cafe Opera responded on Mon, 30 Sep 2019

dined on Sun, 22 Sep 2019

(9)
This is my third visit and I can honestly say this is the best seafood buffet in sydney!! Well stocked and very fresh!
Dear Natalie, Thank you for your lovely review of Cafe Opera's Deluxe lunch buffet. We pride ourselves on being the leading seafood buffet in Sydney and we are delighted to hear that the experience lived up to these expectations on your third visit. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon! Thank you again
Cafe Opera responded on Mon, 23 Sep 2019
Kearin Clarke

dined on Thu, 19 Sep 2019

(6)
Cafe Opera the food was pretty good a bit slow when Seafood was getting low to replace trays. Also they should advertise on their site that a Credit Card charge of 1.5 on all cards except Amex a 3.0 charge.
Dear Kearin, Thank you for taking the time to share your valued feedback on your Cafe Opera experience. We have passed on your notes regarding dish replenishment to our kitchen team, and have made updates to our site to accurately reflect any credit card surcharges. We look forward to welcoming you back to experience Cafe Opera's true hospitality again. Thank you
Cafe Opera team responded on Mon, 23 Sep 2019

dined on Sat, 14 Sep 2019

(8)
Foods are great. Staffs are very friendly and helpful.
Dear Carrie, We are happy to hear you had a delightful time at Cafe Opera and our service was to your satisfaction. Thank you for sharing your thoughtful review and recommendation of the restaurant. Kind regards
Cafe Opera responded on Mon, 23 Sep 2019

dined on Wed, 11 Sep 2019

(4)
Seafood looks not very fresh
Hi Sam, Thank you for your review of Cafe Opera. We are sorry to hear you felt the seafood was not fresh; our team look to replenish the buffet regularly to ensure maximum quality of our dishes. We are glad that the service you experienced met expectations and hope to restore your faith in our food on your next visit to Cafe Opera. Thank you again
Cafe Opera responded on Thu, 19 Sep 2019
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Specials

DELUXE LAND TO SEA BUFFET - $149 for Two +8 GUESTS

DELUXE LAND TO SEA BUFFET LUNCH Saturday & Sunday, 12:00pm – 2:30pm DINNER Saturday , 5:30pm – 10:00pm Saturday & Sunday Deluxe Lunch buffet includes unlimited sparkling wine or soft drinks Kids eat free until the end of the year under 10 *Please note: Free kids in only limited to one child per adult only, additional kid (up to 10 years old) is $26, Kids over 10 same prices as adult For groups of 8 or more guests, we request that you provide a credit card on file as a guarantee. If you fail to show up or cancel without at least 24 hours’ notice, you may be charged a no-show fee. This reservation is guaranteed to the value of $50. Please note that shellfish may vary on your day of dining, as the season's optimal produce is sourced daily from the Sydney Fish Markets.
Min. people
8
When
26 Sep 2019 - 30 Nov 2019
Sat 5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
When
26 Sep 2019 - 30 Nov 2019
Sun, Sat 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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MELBOURNE CUP DELUXE LAND TO SEA BUFFET(Pre paid)

MELBOURNE CUP - DELUXE LAND TO SEA BUFFET (PrePaid event) Tuesday 5th November 2019 12:00pm – 03:30pm $115 per adult $59 per child (aged 5-12 years) $59 per child (aged 5-12 years) Deluxe Lunch buffet includes unlimited sparkling wine or soft drinks This is a prepaid event. Please email restaurantreservations.sydney@ihg.com or call 02 9240 1396 for inquiries. If you fail to show up or cancel without at least 24 hours notice, you may be charged a no-show fee. This reservation is guaranteed to the value of $50 per person. Please note that shellfish may vary on your day of dining, as the season's optimal produce is sourced daily from the Sydney Fish Markets.
When
05 Nov 2019
Tue 12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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Signature Buffet - Two for $99

Two for $99 Special | Cafe Opera Signature Seafood Buffet Guests are invited to enjoy weekday lunch or dinner for two for $99. Kids eat free until the end of the year under 10 Please note: Free kids in only limited to one child per adult only, additional kid (up to 10 years old) is $26, Kids over 10 same prices as adult Enjoy an enticing international buffet, boasting a culinary repertoire which spans international cuisines and the best of modern Australian fare. Explore a bounty of oysters, prawns, mussels and more from our seafood station, before relishing in premium succulent Southern Highlands roasts of crispy skin pork belly and whole Tasmanian salmon. Delight in a delicious spread of artisanal antipasto, sensational salads, and Asian dishes, before finishing with decadent desserts at the incredible dessert parlour. At Cafe Opera, we warmly invite you to enjoy the shared experience of a long, leisurely meal with good food and great company.
Min. people
2
Max. people
7
When
29 Sep 2019 - 30 Nov 2019
Sun 5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
When
28 Aug 2019 - 30 Nov 2019
Wed, Thu 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
When
28 Aug 2019 - 30 Nov 2019
Fri 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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Signature Buffet - Two for $99 - 8+ Guests

Two for $99 Special | Cafe Opera Signature Seafood Buffet Guests are invited to enjoy weekday lunch or dinner for two for $99. Kids eat free until the end of the year under 10 *Please note: Free kids in only limited to one child per adult only, additional kid (up to 10 years old) is $26, Kids over 10 same prices as adult Enjoy an enticing international buffet, boasting a culinary repertoire which spans international cuisines and the best of modern Australian fare. Explore a bounty of oysters, prawns, mussels and more from our seafood station, before relishing in premium succulent Southern Highlands roasts of crispy skin pork belly and whole Tasmanian salmon. Delight in a delicious spread of artisanal antipasto, sensational salads, and Asian dishes, before finishing with decadent desserts at the incredible dessert parlour. At Cafe Opera, we warmly invite you to enjoy the shared experience of a long, leisurely meal with good food and great company. For groups of 8 or more guests, we request that you provide a credit card on file as a guarantee. If you fail to show up or cancel without at least 24 hours’ notice, you may be charged a no-show fee. This reservation is guaranteed to the value of $50.
Min. people
8
When
29 Sep 2019 - 30 Nov 2019
Sun 5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
When
28 Aug 2019 - 30 Nov 2019
Wed, Thu 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
When
28 Aug 2019 - 30 Nov 2019
Fri 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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Signature Buffet

SIGNATURE LAND TO SEA BUFFET LUNCH Wednesday – Friday, 12:00pm – 2:30pm DINNER Wednesday & Thursday, 5:30pm – 10:00pm $69 per adult $49 per child (aged 5-12 years) Children aged 4 and under dine complimentary Signature dining members can enjoy 15% discount off total bill For groups of 8 or more guests, we request that you provide a credit card on file as a guarantee. If you fail to show up or cancel without at least 24 hours’ notice, you may be charged a no-show fee. This reservation is guaranteed to the value of $50. *Please note that shellfish may vary on your day of dining, as the season's optimal produce is sourced daily from the Sydney Fish Markets.
Max. people
7
When
02 Dec 2019 - 14 Dec 2019
Wed, Thu, Fri 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
When
02 Dec 2019 - 15 Dec 2019
Wed, Thu 5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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DELUXE LAND TO SEA BUFFET

DELUXE LAND TO SEA BUFFET LUNCH Saturday & Sunday, 12:00pm – 2:30pm DINNER Friday - Sunday, 5:30pm – 07:30, 08:00-10:00 Saturday & Sunday Deluxe LUNCH buffet includes unlimited sparkling wine or soft drinks $99 per adult $59 per child (aged 5-12 years) Children aged 4 and under dine complimentary Enjoy 15% off food until 30th of November 2019. Signature dining members can enjoy 15% discount off total bill For groups of 8 or more guests, we request that you provide a credit card on file as a guarantee. If you fail to show up or cancel without at least 24 hours’ notice, you may be charged a no-show fee. This reservation is guaranteed to the value of $50. Please note that shellfish may vary on your day of dining, as the season's optimal produce is sourced daily from the Sydney Fish Markets.
Max. people
7
When
01 Dec 2019 - 29 Dec 2019
Sun, Fri, Sat 5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
When
01 Dec 2019 - 29 Dec 2019
Sun, Sat 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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Signature Buffet +8 Guest

SIGNATURE LAND TO SEA BUFFET LUNCH Wednesday – Friday, 12:00pm – 2:30pm DINNER Wednesday & Thursday, 5:30pm – 10:00pm $69 per adult $49 per child (aged 5-12 years) Children aged 4 and under dine complimentary Signature dining members can enjoy 15% discount off total bill For groups of 8 or more guests, we request that you provide a credit card on file as a guarantee. If you fail to show up or cancel without at least 24 hours’ notice, you may be charged a no-show fee. This reservation is guaranteed to the value of $50. *Please note that shellfish may vary on your day of dining, as the season's optimal produce is sourced daily from the Sydney Fish Markets.
Min. people
8
When
02 Dec 2019 - 15 Dec 2019
Wed, Thu 5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
When
02 Dec 2019 - 14 Dec 2019
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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DELUXE LAND TO SEA BUFFET + 8 GUEST

DELUXE LAND TO SEA BUFFET + 8GUEST LUNCH Saturday & Sunday, 12:00pm – 2:30pm DINNER Friday - Sunday, 5:30pm – 07:30, 08:00-10:00 Saturday & Sunday Deluxe LUNCH buffet includes unlimited sparkling wine or soft drinks $99 per adult $59 per child (aged 5-12 years) Children aged 4 and under dine complimentary Enjoy 15% off food until 30th of November 2019. Signature dining members can enjoy 15% discount off total bill For groups of 8 or more guests, we request that you provide a credit card on file as a guarantee. If you fail to show up or cancel without at least 24 hours’ notice, you may be charged a no-show fee. This reservation is guaranteed to the value of $50. Please note that shellfish may vary on your day of dining, as the season's optimal produce is sourced daily from the Sydney Fish Markets.
Min. people
7
When
01 Dec 2019 - 29 Dec 2019
Sun, Fri, Sat 5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
When
01 Dec 2019 - 29 Dec 2019
Sun, Sat 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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ENJOY PRE-CHRISTMAS DELUX BUFFET OFFER

ENJOY PRE-CHRISTMAS DELUX BUFFET OFFER From now 16th DEC to 23th DEC 2019, guests are invited to enjoy DELUX lunch or dinner for only $89 Enjoy an enticing international buffet, boasting a culinary repertoire which spans international cuisines and the best of modern Australian fare. Explore a bounty of oysters, prawns, mussels and more from our seafood station, before relishing in premium succulent Southern Highlands roasts of crispy skin pork belly and whole Tasmanian salmon. Delight in a delicious spread of artisanal antipasto, sensational salads, and Asian dishes, before finishing with decadent desserts at the incredible dessert parlour. At Cafe Opera, we warmly invite you to enjoy the shared experience of a long, leisurely meal with good food and great company
Max. people
7
When
16 Dec 2019 - 23 Dec 2019
Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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ENJOY PRE-CHRISTMAS DELUX BUFFET OFFER + 8 GUEST

ENJOY PRE-CHRISTMAS DELUX BUFFET OFFER From now 16th DEC to 23th DEC 2019, guests are invited to enjoy DELUX lunch or dinner for only $89 Enjoy an enticing international buffet, boasting a culinary repertoire which spans international cuisines and the best of modern Australian fare. Explore a bounty of oysters, prawns, mussels and more from our seafood station, before relishing in premium succulent Southern Highlands roasts of crispy skin pork belly and whole Tasmanian salmon. Delight in a delicious spread of artisanal antipasto, sensational salads, and Asian dishes, before finishing with decadent desserts at the incredible dessert parlour. At Cafe Opera, we warmly invite you to enjoy the shared experience of a long, leisurely meal with good food and great company
Min. people
8
When
16 Dec 2019 - 23 Dec 2019
Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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CHRISTMAS EVE DELUXE LUNCH BUFFET

Deluxe Seafood Lunch Buffet 12pm to 2:30pm; $89 per adult $59 per Child (5 – 12 years), ** No Guarantee Specific Seating Area . Whether it’s for two or for the whole family Cafe Opera will ensure that your Christmas Eve is a memorable one. Our market fresh buffet has been decked out with all the trimmings to include a turkey carving station, deluxe seafood selection and a range of home made Christmas specialties.Including a glass of Sparkling wine /Beer or Soft drinks per person We request that you provide your credit card details as a guarantee. If you fail to show up or cancel without at least 48 hours notice, you may be charged a no-show fee. This reservation is guaranteed to the value of $200
When
24 Dec 2019
Tue 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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CHRISTMAS EVE DELUXE BUFFET DINNER (PRE-PAY)

Deluxe Seafood Dinner Buffet 5:30pm to 7:30 8:00 to 10:00pm; $159 per adult $109 per young adult $89 per child (5 – 12 years), Includes a Standard Beverage Package Please note that this is a prepaid event. Whether it’s for two or for the whole family Cafe Opera will ensure that your Christmas Eve is a memorable one. Our market fresh buffet has been decked out with all the trimmings to include a turkey carving station, deluxe seafood selection and a range of home made Christmas specialties.Including a glass of Sparkling wine /Beer or Soft drinks per person We request that you provide your credit card details as a guarantee. If you fail to show up or cancel without at least 48 hours notice, you may be charged a no-show fee. This reservation is guaranteed to the value of $200
When
24 Dec 2019
Tue 5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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Christmas Deluxe Lunch buffet (PRE-PAY)

Deluxe Seafood Lunch Buffet from 12pm - 2pm or 2.30pm - 4.30pm (seating is restricted to 2 hours) $290 per adult, includes standard beverage package $175 per young adult (13 – 17 years), includes soft drinks & juices $90 per child (5 – 12 years) , includes soft drinks & juices Please note that this is a prepaid event. Enjoy our Christmas themed buffet with all the trimmings including turkey and ham carving stations, market fresh crab, oysters, prawns and mussels and a selection of other dishes to ensure there is something for every palate. We request that you provide your credit card details as a guarantee. If you fail to show up or cancel without at least 48 hours notice, you may be charged a no-show fee. This reservation is guaranteed to the value of $200
When
25 Dec 2019
Wed 12:00 PM - 4:30 PM
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Xmas Day Seafood Lunch Buffet in Treasury PRE-PAY

from 12:30pm to 2.30pm. Seating time is restricted to 2 hours. $240 per adult, includes standard beverage package (upgrade to premium beverage package for $29 per adult) $160 per young adult (13 – 17 years), includes soft drinks & juices. $85 per child (5 – 12 years) includes soft drinks & juices. Please note that this is a prepaid event.
When
25 Dec 2019
Wed 12:30 PM - 2:30 AM
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Christmas Deluxe Dinner buffet (PRE-PAY)

Deluxe Seafood Lunch Buffet from 5:30pm-7:30pm , or 8:00pm to 10:00pm (seating is strictly restricted to 2 hours) $195per adult, includes standard beverage package $105 per young adult (13 – 17 years), $70 per child (5 – 12 years) Enjoy our Christmas themed buffet with all the trimmings including turkey and ham carving stations, market fresh crab, oysters, prawns and mussels and a selection of other dishes to ensure there is something for every palate. We request that you provide your credit card details as a guarantee. If you fail to show up or cancel without at least 48 hours notice, you may be charged a no-show fee. This reservation is guaranteed to the value of $200
When
25 Dec 2019
Wed 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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Boxing Day Deluxe Seafood Lunch Buffet (Pre-Paid)

The team at Cafe Opera creates an inspired, interactive buffet including seasonal seafood -, crabs, Balmain bugs, oysters, sushi, mussels and more. As well as a live cooking stations showcasing the roast of the day, a host of mains, garden-fresh salads as well as, and most importantly, a theatrical dessert display. Enjoy our Boxing Day Deluxe Seafood Lunch Buffet $99 per adult & $59 per child, Standard Drinks Package (2hours) $29 per person,Upgrade to Premium for $49 available for purchase
When
26 Dec 2019
Thu 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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NY Deluxe Seafood Dinner Buffet (PRE-PAY)

Monday 31st December ( Strictly 2 seating times) $159 per adult, includes 1 glass of Champagne /Soft Drink $59 per child (5 – 12 years) • from 5:30pm to 7:30pm • from 8pm to 10pm Seating time is restricted to 2 hours Please note that this is a prepaid event.
When
31 Dec 2019
Tue 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
When
31 Dec 2019
Tue 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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DELUXE LAND TO SEA BUFFET - $149 for Two

DELUXE LAND TO SEA BUFFET LUNCH Saturday & Sunday, 12:00pm – 2:30pm DINNER Saturday, 5:30pm – 10:00pm Saturday & Sunday Deluxe Lunch buffet includes unlimited sparkling wine or soft drinks Kids eat free until the end of the year under 10 Please note: Free kids in only limited to one child per adult only , additional kid (up to 10 years old ) is $26 , Kids over 10 same price as adult For groups of 8 or more guests, we request that you provide a credit card on file as a guarantee. If you fail to show up or cancel without at least 24 hours’ notice, you may be charged a no-show fee. This reservation is guaranteed to the value of $50. Please note that shellfish may vary on your day of dining, as the season's optimal produce is sourced daily from the Sydney Fish Markets.
Min. people
2
Max. people
7
When
27 Sep 2019 - 30 Nov 2019
Sat 5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
When
30 Sep 2019 - 30 Nov 2019
Sun, Sat 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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About Cafe Opera

Catch of the day Housed within the impressive InterContinental in Sydney’s CBD is Cafe Opera Bar, a charming and relaxed hotel restaurant that delivers the freshest seafood catch. Take your pick and choose to dine al fresco or take advantage of the stunning city views that are provided through the grand dining room windows. There’s incredible fresh seafood, a stunning array of fresh fruit and veg and delicious desserts. Come on Sunday and take part in decadent Sunday lunch which offers the additional lure of complimentary sparkling wine and live jazz. Best dish: buffet!

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