Nights at the Museum bar at No 1 William

Enjoy a seasonal menu of contemporary dishes and superb panoramic views across Hyde Park to Sydney Harbour at Australian Museum's rooftop restaurant, No. 1 William.

Image: Anna Kučera
© Australian Museum

Lunch: Monday – Sunday, 11.30am – 2.30pm

Dinner: Thursday, Friday & Saturday, 5.30 – 8.30pm* (during January)

*Bar menu available until 9.15 and doors close 10pm sharp.

A relaxed rooftop dining destination, No. 1 William is the perfect spot to soak up the long summer evenings whilst enjoying breathtaking 180-degree views across Hyde Park, Sydney Harbour and St Mary’s Cathedral. Only 2 minutes walk to Sydney Festival’s newest outdoor venue, Speakers Corner at St Mary’s Cathedral.

Located on Level 4 of the Australian Museum, the venue boasts floor to ceiling glass doors opening up onto an outdoor terrace where diners can enjoy a drink, a bite to eat and some of the best views in the city. Featuring a fresh seasonal menu of contemporary Australian dishes designed by head chef Liz Mason (Nomad and Song Kitchen), No. 1 William uses Australian produce and features an enticing wine list.


The Sydney Festival summer specials:

  • Lunch specials: $45 for 2 courses or $55 for 3 courses
  • Dinner special: $30 for main with a glass of house wine

*Dietary options available.



View looking at Sydney city
8E207A7EFFAF4E58 982622EC4D9F03A8 The spectacular view from No 1 William St Cafe on Level 4 of the museum takes in a vista from Woollomooloo to the Sydney CBD looking over the Botanical Gardens, Port Jackson Harbour, the Domain and Art Gallery of NSW to Sydney Tower. Banner for food and dining Image: Abram Powell
© Australian Museum

In partnership with Sydney Festival


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