Pre-Concert Dining

Looking to satisfy your taste buds pre-concert? Check out these great restaurants:
SydneyAdelaide | Melbourne | Brisbane | Canberra

SYDNEY

    •    Uccello
Set in beautiful surroundings, David Lovett took over the jewel of ivy in January this year. A true Italophile, David has spent a length of time traversing the regions of Italy and now applies this experience to his authentic Italian menu at Uccello. By selecting only the freshest produce and preparing it with a less-is-more approach, David allows the ingredients to speak for themselves and his dishes to sing.
Special Offer: $45pp for 2 courses (3 courses $55)
Available before 7pm, Mon-Fri. Bookings essential 9240 3000 – mention this offer when booking.
Level 4, Ivy. 320 George St, Sydney : http://merivale.com.au/uccello 

    •    Felix
Nestled in Sydney's Ash Street laneway, this elegant bistro’s classic French fare is perfectly matched by an extensive wine list. Felix is affectionately designed as a romantic homage to the quintessential French brasserie. Diners are charmed by its many authentic touches; like walls featuring real Parisian subway tiles, imported French chandeliers, a beautiful pewter bar and food delivered by waiters in traditional long-aprons.
Special Offer: $45pp for 2 courses (3 courses $55)
Available before 6.30pm, every day. Bookings essential 9240 3000 – mention this offer when booking.
Ground Floor, Ash St, Sydney : http://merivale.com.au/felix 

    •    Intermezzo
Italian fine dining. Winner of Best Italian restaurant, Restaurant and Catering Association 2010. Special offer 2 courses + glass of wine for $59. Reservations call 02 9229 7788. Please quote this offer when booking.
 
    •    Prime
Sydney’s most awarded steak restaurant. Winner of Best Steak restaurant, Restaurant and Catering Association 1999-2009. Special offer 2 courses + glass of wine for $59. Reservations call 02 9229 7777. Please quote this offer when booking.
 
    •    Postales Restaurante

Spanish restaurant & tapas. Winner of Best Spanish restaurant, Restaurant and Catering Association 2010.

Special offers:
1 tapas with wine for $19
2 tapas + glass of wine for $30
1 main + glass of wine for $33
2 courses + glass of wine for $43

Reservations call 02 9229 7744. Please quote this offer when booking.
 
    •    Bar Cupola
Bar Cupola, Angel Place is open for delicious pre-concert dining. Voted Best Casual Restaurant and Best Café in SMH Sydney Magazine’s Readers’ Poll. You can access  Bar Cupola from Angel Place Office Tower at 123 Pitt Street. To book a table please call (02) 9221 3377 or email barcupola@ozemail.com.au. Download the dinner menu here.

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ADELAIDE

    •    Adelaide Town Hall PreConcert Dining
Located on the 1st Floor of the Adelaide Town Hall, the bistro dining area offers a quality seasonal menu; delicious, convenient & affordable. The bistro is open 2 hours prior to the start of the performance and advance reservations are available. Ph: (08) 8203 7962

    •    The Straits Café
Enjoy fine pre-concert dining only a short walk from the Adelaide Town Hall. The Straits Café at the Rendezvous Grand Hotel, 55 Waymouth St, Adelaide is offering to Musica Viva subscribers a 15% discount on food and wine. The Straits Cafe showcases modern Australian cuisine featuring market-fresh local produce. Its extensive wine list has been hand-selected to match the menu and includes a wide selection of South Australian wines. Restaurant open for dinner from 6.00pm. Bookings are essential – phone 8115 8888.

    •    La Trattoria
Iconic Adelaide restaurant La Trattoria in King William Street is extending a special offer to Musica Viva subscribers to enjoy before or after the performance: 10% off total dinner and drink bill
This special offer is available to Musica Viva subscribers on concert night from 5pm until late (the kitchen closes at midnight)(subject to availability). Bookings are recommended – phone 8212 3327 and present your Musica Viva “Viva Card” on arrival. www.latrattoria.com.au

    •    Àuge Ristorante/Spuntini Bar
22 Grote Street, Adelaide
The award-winning Àuge Ristorante/Spuntini Bar in Gouger Street is extending two special offers to Musica Viva subscribers to enjoy dinner before the performance.
•    2 course sharing menu in the dining room for $49 per person
•    Antipasto plate to share and a bowl of pasta in the Spuntini bar area
     for $29 per person

Àuge’s sharing menu is based on a traditional Italian custom, allowing for all to indulge in a variety of classic and authentic Italian dishes. It is an ideal option for two people, small gatherings or for larger groups.

These special offers are available to Musica Viva subscribers on concert night from 5.30pm (subject to availability). Bookings are essential – phone 8410 9332 and present your Musica Viva “Viva Card” on arrival. Visit online www.auge.com.au

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MELBOURNE

    •    Script
Craig Little, head chef,  invites you to join us in sampling our refreshed menu offering the best of  fare with exciting new choices for pre theatre and supper.
140 Southbank Boulevard, Southbank Tel. 03 8688 0880.
Visit online www.scriptbar.com.au

    •    The Langham Hotel in Southbank is offering a 20% discount on their pre-performance buffet, for each of the two Tokyo String Quartet concerts.

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BRISBANE

    •    Stone Restaurant (In the Mantra Hotel)
Located in the popular arts precinct of South Bank, Stone Restaurant and Bar offers an original menu boasting a mix of contemporary main meals and seasonal specials with a unique flair for share plates and tapas to be enjoyed in a relaxed, modern setting. Stone Restaurant and Bar has also recently undergone a rejuvenation resulting in a fabulous open bar area with an ambiance and fresh vibe reflective of the South Bank location.
161 Grey Street South Bank, Queensland 4101  Tel (07) 3305 2518  http://www.stonerestaurant.com.au/
 
Pre-Concert Menu
Stone’s Pre-Concert Dinner menu includes a selection of their best entrees, mains and desserts. There is also the choice of two courses or three courses. To view the menu visit http://www.stonerestaurant.com.au/Menu.aspx
 
    •    The Lyrebird Restaurant
Located on the ground floor of QPAC, the Lyrebird is QPAC’s à la carte restaurant, offering fine dining in a comfortable setting. Enjoy a relaxing start to your evening with the quality food and excellent service of the Lyrebird. You can request a reservation online or call (07) 3840 7598 to make your reservation. To ensure a relaxed meal, we recommend you select a reservation time as early as possible prior to the start of your performance. To ensure a relaxed meal, we recommend you arrive at the restaurant two hours prior to the start of your performance. Non-theatre guests are also welcome.
 
Ground Floor
QPAC, South Bank
3840 7598
http://www.qpac.com.au/restaurants_bars/lyrebird_restaurant/
 
Pre-Concert Menu
The menu changes regularly to take advantage of seasonal produce. Click here to peruse the Lyrebird Restaurant menu [PDF 26.0KB] before your visit.

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CANBERRA

    •    Chairman & Yip Restaurant
The Chairman and Yip offers  an East meets West fusion cuisine. We occupy two levels in an inner city location. We are in close proximity to all the major hotels. Our menus are designed to cater for large group functions as well as small gatherings. ACT Subscribers to Musica Viva receive  a 20% discount off the table bill by showing your Vivacard.

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