Strangers’ Restaurant

Lamb backstrap served with butter poached asparagus & leek with parsley, raisins, sour cherries, pine nuts (GF) – Strangers’ Restaurant

NSW Parliament House is currently closed.

In anticipation of reopening, Strangers’ Restaurant is now accepting pre-booking from Monday 7th September 2020 on-wards.

Please note pre-bookings are accepted under the proviso that the current situation around Covid 19 may impact the reservation, including social distancing rules or closure with short notice.

During this challenging time, please support us in remaining vigilant to ensure the health and safety for everyone.

Strangers’ Restaurant is open for lunch on Monday to Friday from 12 pm to 3 pm on days when the Parliament is not sitting. To view the Parliament sitting days, please visit the NSW Parliament Sitting Day Calendar.

To purchase Restaurant Gift Vouchers, please click here.

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

Dining at NSW Parliament

NSW Parliament Catering is led by celebrated Executive Chef, Vanessa Harcourt. Supported by her talented culinary team, Vanessa embraces the opportunity to prepare fresh gourmet creations and quality dishes that showcase a wide variety of seasonal produce sourced from throughout regional New South Wales.

High Tea at NSW Parliament

High Tea is held every Friday in the Strangers’ Restaurant from 12 pm to 3 pm. A selection of freshly brewed teas & coffee and handmade sweet & savoury delights are served on the traditional Parliamentary Crested Wedgwood plates.

Exclusive packages at NSW Parliament

Private dining options and exclusive packages are available on request for small to large groups. To find out more, please contact our professional Events Team.

Discover the flavours of New South Wales

NSW Parliament recognises the importance of sourcing ethical and sustainably produced foods. Every effort is made to source local New South Wales produce from suppliers who conduct sustainable farming practices. Origins of produce include pork from Byron Bay, lamb from Armidale, venison from Mandagery Creek, poultry from Minchinbury, diary from the Riverina region and fresh fruit and vegetables from Windsor, Freemans Reach, Horsley Park, Gunnedah and Kemps Creek.

Discover the Wines of New South Wales

NSW Parliament provides a vast range of wines which showcase the rich diversity from across the state. New South Wales is home to 14 incredible wine regions from Australia’s oldest wine region, the famous Hunter Valley, to the cool climate regions of Orange, Mudgee and the Southern Highlands. For more information on NSW wine regions, please visit Wine Regions in NSW.

Example of the wine menu at Strangers’ Restaurant

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