63 Verified Diner Reviews

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dined on Sat, 12 Oct 2019

Came here for pre-theatre. The food and the atmosphere is lovely. Service is great too. Main challenge is time! We had a two course meal from 5:30pm and we were late to the 7pm Opera :( (and we were the first in the resto). They should start at 5pm or have a much speedier service during these hours so customers can enjoy even the 3 course meal without having to rush.

dined on Sat, 21 Sep 2019

Parking is expensive & best only for small cars. Nevertheless, you won’t regret your visit.

dined on Sat, 7 Sep 2019

Hated seeing the fee for payment with Visa card on the bill

dined on Wed, 28 Aug 2019

Lovely comfy chairs Cosy But food was nothing special Especially the deserts were very lacklustre A bit like something bought at a supermarket Need a good patissier urgently!

dined on Sat, 10 Aug 2019

Service VERY slow and inattentive. Two hours for three courses, and we had to wolf down desert to get to a show at the Opera House. Four or five times we had to remind waiters about things that had been forgotten. Entrees good. One main was tasty, but barely warm - probably left on the counter for ten minutes before serving. Minds not on the job. Won't be going back.

dined on Sat, 10 Aug 2019

The location is great with a pleasant ambiance in a historic character buiding. The menu was interesting with limited gluten free options. The service was slow and there was a lack of communication between staff, with staff doubling up on taking orders. A great venue, but service not at its best.

dined on Sat, 27 Jul 2019

We booked “The Governor’s Room” for a a birthday. We had a wonderful “Christmas-in-July” menu of three courses. The turkey was beautifully tender and the Christmas pudding and brandy custard absolutely divine! We had personal service from lovely staff who joined our fun and we had an absolute ball. Great night!

dined on Sat, 27 Jul 2019

Xmas in July was lovely

dined on Wed, 10 Jul 2019

Nice relax to dinning in the hotel so we don’t need to go out in the cold night. Friendly staffs

dined on Sat, 29 Jun 2019

The pretheatre menu was a bit disappointing with having over cooked salmon and chicken mains.
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About The Dining Room

Tucked away off the main drag of Macquarie Street are two hidden gems that are definitely worth a visit. If you are looking for a bite to eat before heading to the Opera House (or anywhere in the CBD) the Dining Room and Bar are perfect for all occasions. In The Dining Room, hand cut chandeliers, high backed chairs, attentive service and a creative menu mean you are treated to luxury. Behind the majestic sandstone entrance is The Bar. Imagine polished wooden floors, decadent Persian rugs, walls adorned with fine art, gilt mirrors and a stunning piano to complete the scene. Menu highlights include roast venison and roasted Tasmanian salmon.

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