previously, at Aria

melbourne cup

On Tuesday 2 November guests celebrated the race that stops the nation harbourside. With a spectacular view, an impressive wine list and a memorable spring menu, it was a winning day for all. Guests did it in style and sipped on Ruinart champagne, accompanied by executive chef Tom Gorringe's specially designed lunch menu.

aria after dark | sydney solstice

Over four nights in June 2021 during Sydney Solstice, Aria hosted a series of drink and snack events showcasing NSW's vibrant wine and food scene. Each evening was hosted by a NSW winemaker and wines were complemented with snacks that highlighted some of the state's most exciting produce. 

autumn cocktail recipe

Learn how to make our delicious Umeshu Highball cocktail at home. 

Enjoy creating our Umeshu Highball at home - full of umami flavours, tangy plum and bursting finger lime. 

mother's day 2021

Mother's Day 2021 saw Aria hosting a magical lunch or dinner overlooking beautiful Sydney Harbour and the Opera House. Guests enjoyed Executive Chef Joel Bickford's bespoke menu for the occasion, with complimentary chocolates for every mother to take home. Sign up to our newsletter to be the first to hear about next year.

chinese new year 2021

From 17 to 25 February 2021,  we celebrated Chinese New Year at Aria, offering guests a special bespoke Chinese-inspired degustation to celebrate the Lunar New Year.

valentine's day 2021

Valentine's Day at Aria Sydney is always memorable. This year, guests enjoyed a decadent special tasting menu, curated by Executive Chef Joel Bickford, while taking in the incredible views of Sydney Harbour. Sign up to see what's on at Aria for Valentine's Day 2022.

ruinart summer wine bar 2021

This summer, Aria partnered with Ruinart and Belvedere, bringing the Aria Wharf Room to life. Guests enjoyed the flavours of Ruinart Champagne, Belvedere martinis and exceptional snacks designed by Executive Chef Joel Bickford whilst enjoying the floor to ceiling views of glistening Sydney Harbour. 


new year's eve 2020

New Year's Eve is the most magical occasion of the year in Sydney and we celebrated with our guests amongst all the action. After a whirlwind of a year during 2020, guests celebrated welcoming in 2021 in style. Sign-up to Aria News to be the first to hear about New Year's Eve 2021.

aria x lumi dining

On Monday 7 December 2020, we welcomed head chef of LuMi, Federico Zanellato to host a one-off collaborative dinner with Aria's executive chef Joel Bickford. Guests enjoyed an eight-course menu, plus optional beverage pairings. 


maybe aria 2020

As part of Good Food Month October 2020, we invited guests to our exciting collaboration with award-winning Australian bar, Maybe Sammy. Every Wednesday evening in October, guests enjoyed snacks from Aria and cocktails from the Maybe Sammy team. Sign up below to be the first to hear what's on in the upcoming months.

bushfire relief 2020

We are devastated by the heavy and widespread impact of the bushfires that tore through our country in 2019/2020. Matt Moran and the Solomon family restaurants supported the Bushfire Crisis by introducing a Bushfire Relief Dish or Drink on each of their menus. This ran from January through until February 200, with 100% of the proceeds from our Resurgence Spritzes sold at Aria donated directly towards the Rural Fire Service. Our Resurgence Spritz featured Australian brands that were affected by the fires.

For more information please visit the link below. 

aria's 20th anniversary

Matt Moran and the Aria team celebrated our 20th birthday in late 2019. To mark the significant milestone and of the Sydney community who have played a part in shaping Aria, we recently celebrated with a birthday tasting menu and a celebration dinner in October, plus a very special New Year's Eve party.

krug x music experience 2019

In collaboration with Krug Champagne and Bang & Olufsen this September, guests recently enjoyed a tasting experience like no other. Guests experienced what happens when the art of music meets the art of Krug, exploring the perfect balance between sight, sound, smell, touch and taste.

aria x amaru dinner 2019

This July, Executive Chef Joel Bickford invited Clinton McIver, owner and chef of Amaru, into the Aria kitchen for one night only to cook a bespoke collaborative dinner that showcased the Australian produce that is at the heart of both restaurants.