Enjoy inspired contemporary Australian and European cuisine, crafted with the freshest locally-sourced produce.

Lunch can be a casual Prix Fixe affair, with dinner featuring the signature touches of Fresh Catering’s Executive Chef, Keith Higginson, whose pedigree includes Bistro Moncur and the Boathouse at Blackwattle Bay.

Special highlights include Market Fish with Skordalia, Zucchini Flower Frito and Salsa Crudo. And see whether you can resist our Bombe Alaska, served with the best Queensland strawberries, and rhubarb.

Casual bar

The Governors Table boasts a wine list showcasing the best handcrafted varieties from across Australia, spanning small boutique vintners and established international award-winners from our own backyard.

Curated by renowned sommelier Samantha Payne, the wine list has something for all palates, reflecting Australia’s impressive variety and its status as an agricultural innovator. If cocktails are in order, we have an exciting list of signature creations, while for beer lovers there’s a selection of well-crafted brews on tap.


The site of the nation’s first Government House, The Governors Table preserves a cherished jewel in the crown of Australia’s colonial past.

The Governors Table mixes heavy timber, stone and glass to create an atmosphere that resonates confidence and creativity, making it perfect for dinners, including pre- or -post-theatre affair.

Nestled within Sydney’s landmark Museum of Sydney, and a stone’s throw from Sydney Opera House, the restaurant delivers a first-class dining experience with impeccable service. Menus have been created by some of the world’s leading chefs, sharing their most inspired creations crafted with the freshest, locally-sourced produce.

A mouth-watering selection of locally-made wines and craft beers has been curated to harmonise perfectly with the world-class menu.

The combination of location and heritage make The Governors Table a perfect location for that business lunch, dinner or other function, or a cultural landmark for pre or post-theatre goers looking for a little artistic flair to match their thespian, orchestral or operatic evenings.

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Whether it’s a corporate lunch or dinner, The Governors Table captures the essence of Australia’s colonial past, mixing it with modern Australian and European cuisine created by leading Australian chefs.

Guests have four beautifully-built rooms to choose from, depending on the occasion. The venue is equipped to service groups of up to 250 people, with premium catering and dedicated event managers, and audiovisual experts on hand to provide guidance and assistance.


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Contact us

Phone Number: 9241 1788
Contact email: reservations@thegovernorstable.com.au

Opening hours
LUNCH: Mon to Fri from 11.30am-3.00pm
BRUNCH: Sat to Sun from 9.00am-2.30pm
DINNER: Tues to Sat from 5.00pm-9.30pm (Bar open until late)

Festive Season Opening Hours
Coffee Cart only (Restaurant Closed)
− coffee/tea/pastries/sandwiches
From 22nd December 2017 – 2nd January 2018 (Inclusive)
Both Coffee Cart & Restaurant are Closed on Christmas Day

Address: Cnr Phillip & Bridge Streets, Sydney 2000