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Dining at New South Wales Parliament

Dining at New South Wales Parliament

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Covid Safe Venue
The Parliament of New South Wales is committed to monitoring the current situation relating to COVID-19, and taking real-time actions to ensure the health and safety of all Members, staff and guests. During this challenging time, please support us in remaining vigilant to ensure the health and safety for everyone. Read more.

Strangers' Restaurant | Monday to Friday | 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm

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The Strangers’ Restaurant overlooking the beautiful Domain, provides a rare opportunity for the public to experience fine dining at Parliament House. The very talented and passionate culinary team have curated an exceptional menu that immerses you on a flavoursome journey to discover the wonderful regions and local delicacies of regional New South Wales. The matching wines on the menu are designed to showcase a wide variety of award winning and unique wineries from across state. Strangers’ Restaurant proudly supports local farmers who practice ethical and sustainable farming methods. Find out more

Bookings for the restaurant are essential, to make a reservation please click here.

To view testimonials, please click here.

To purchase a Restaurant Gift Voucher, please click here.

For information on accessibility access​ at NSW Parliament House, please click here.

Limited seating for 2022

Three Course Lunch | Monday to Thursday | 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm

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Enjoy a delicious three course lunch in the beautiful Strangers’ Restaurant. Executive Chef, Vanessa Harcourt has designed menu that showcases the wonderful flavours of local produce from across the state. Optional matching wines are also available. The menu rotates throughout the year to accommodate the seasonal change of local produce. Menus are usually available by the start of the month. Find out more
Bookings are essential, to make a reservation please click here.

High Tea | Every Friday | 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm

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High Tea is held every Friday in the Stranger’s Restaurant and provides a rare opportunity for the public to experience a Traditional High Tea served on the Parliamentary Crested Wedgwood plates. Executive Chef, Vanessa and Pastry Chef, Mike have designed an amazing selection of sweet and savoury delights that showcase the wonderful delicacies of New South Wales. Enjoy a delicious handmade and freshly baked High Tea overlooking the beautiful Domain. Find out more

Public Cafe | Monday to Friday | 9:30 am to 4:00 pm

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The Public Cafe located just off the Parliament’s central Fountain Court is an ideal place to enjoy a coffee or light meal whilst exploring the wonders of Parliament House. The range of items include handmade delicacies such as cakes, pastries, gourmet sandwiches, ham & cheese croissants and scones with cream &  jam. Hot items are available between 11:30 am to 2:15 pm. Find out more

Gift Shop | Monday to Friday | 9:30 am to 4:00 pm

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The Parliament Gift Shop is located within the Public Cafe and includes a range of products sourced from local NSW farmers, designers and artist.
Items include a selection of handcrafted organic soy candles, 100% raw honey, organic skincare products, Parliamentary history books, stationery items, rural printed greeting cards and books, indigenous designed scarves, coffee mugs and pillows and a selection wine, gin, whisky, beer and rum.

Online Gift Shop
Most items sold online are available for delivery. Find out more 


Located within the historic precinct of Sydney, this heritage listed building is rich in history and full of hidden surprises. There are seven unique event spaces within Parliament House that are available to hire, including a stunning auditorium, a large dining room with garden views and a majestic library which dates back to 1905. Visitors have the rare opportunity to experience key moments in the history of Australian politics whilst exploring the magnificent collection of historic artefacts, priceless art and precious antiques. Read more


Parliamentary Catering Events Team
6 Macquarie Street, Sydney NSW 2000
Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Ph: 02 9230 2111

NSW Parliament wish to acknowledge the Traditional Owners the Gadigal People of the Eora Nation.