Cafe Opera & the Cortile

Style, history and location make these restaurants two of Sydney’s best.

Cafe Opera and the Cortile are located within one of Sydney’s most recognised hotels, InterContinental Sydney. Set in breathtaking 19th Century architecture, they both undoubtedly form the perfect venues for any occasion.

With an enviable location near the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour and CBD, Cafe Opera and the Cortile provide the perfect meeting place for a casual meeting, somewhere to refuel before more sightseeing or a place to entertain.

Cafe Opera and the Cortile serve up traditional and contemporary dishes with a focus on using seasonal and local produce.  Our chefs are relentless in their efforts to source the freshest ingredients.


Our Philosophy

Seasonally and locally sourced produce to deliver the freshest ingredients, encourage sustainability and provide guests with a unique and memorable dining experience.

Let’s Do Bento

Easter Sunday Buffet 

A Taste of… The Dairy

If you’re looking for the perfect spot for a business lunch, head to the Cortile or Café Opera and enjoy a market-fresh bento box. Celebrate Easter Sunday with the family at Cafe Opera. Enjoy a grand buffet with live cooking stations whilst the little ones enjoy an Easter Egg hunt led by the Easter Bunny. A Taste Of…The Dairy is the first in a series of innovative dinner menus being served in Cafe Opera. Treat your tastebuds to the best of the best in Australian cheese and dairy.