Anticipation fills the air as the Queensland Performing Arts Centre prepares to host the much-awaited Ring Cycle this December, brought to you by Opera Australia.
We look forward to seeing at the Ring Cycle this December and are excited to announce our dining options.
Our dining packages have been designed to enhance your experience and are timed to compliment the extended intervals which will help ensure a seamless return to your seat.Although our signature dining experience at the Lyrebird restaurant is almost fully booked, you can still find availability at Bistro by QPAC. Indulge and experience the flavours of the gods and heroes at Bistro by QPAC, with a specially crafted Asian‑inspired menu.
And for those who prefer to enjoy at their own pace, consider pre‑purchasing ‘Opernsnack’ salads and sandwiches or a ‘Vorspeisenteller’ antipasto platter and cheese plate + beverage. Ring Cycle experience by booking your QPAC Eat and Drink package today. Pre-booking your dining in advance is essential to avoid disappointment.Elevate your
View the Ring Cycle performance and interval schedule here to align your dining experiences.
Lyrebird – Limited Availability
Please note that our long interval bookings are currently sold-out.
Indulge in our signature dining experience at the Lyrebird restaurant, which will undergo daily transformations. Featuring the finest locally sourced produce, showcasing a Italian set menu – the best of the Lyrebird.
Purchase your dining package at the Lyrebird. Please note that our seating availability is in high demand and strictly limited.
Bistro by QPAC
Further choices include your option to dine like the gods and heroes of Wagner's epic tale at Bistro by QPAC with our Asian-inspired menu specially crafted for this Ring Cycle event. Nestled just steps away from the Brisbane River in the salmon-hued, open-air Cascade Court, you will find yourself in the heart of the Ring Cycle drama and excitement.
Purchase your meal at the Bistro for longer interval breaks below. Seating is unallocated. Please note that bookings are not available for preshow in the Bistro – walk-ins only.
Curious about the adventure that awaits you?
Salads, Sandwiches, Antipasto Platters & Cheese Plate
For those who wish to enjoy at their own pace, we offer the option to purchase 'Opernsnack' salads and sandwiches or a 'Vorspeisenteller' antipasto platter and cheese plate + beverage*. Please be aware that your collection point for orders, will be at the Lyric Theatre Interval Drinks Portal on level two.
*This beverage includes your selection of either a glass of house wine, local beer or soft drink.
Fish Lane Arts Precinct has worked closely with Opera Australia to curate select dining experiences especially for the Ring Cycle audiences offering dining options for intervals, pre and post performances. Culinary excellence can be expected at Fish Lane Arts Precinct just a short 5-minute walk from QPAC. Simply click on the venues listed below and book directly with these Fish Lane restaurants, be sure to quote “QPAC – The Ring Cycle” at the time of your booking to secure a table. Spaces are limited and offers subject to change.
View a suggested Fish Lane itinerary here.
South Bank – is a must-do lifestyle precinct for all ages, where you will find dozens of eateries dotted throughout the precinct. Simply take a stroll along the river-front Promenade or through South Bank’s iconic Arbour – curling steel columns clad in vibrant magenta bougainvillea flowers and you’ll be met with everything from cafes, cheap eats to bars and restaurants. Visit the link below for all the locations you can visit while attending the Ring Cycle this December before, in between or after a performance.