55 George Street Rooftop at Rydges Sydney Harbour(3 Reviews) ·
55, George Street, The Rocks, New South Wales, 2000, Australia
The Location of 55 George Street Rooftop at Rydges Sydney Harbour
Set on the top floor of Rydges Sydney Harbour in The Rocks, 55 George Street is a gorgeous rooftop event space overlooking the famous harbour and its many iconic landmarks like Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House. The rooftop sits atop a four-star luxury hotel with 176 plush suites.
Rydges Sydney Harbour is located conveniently to Sydney Airport (20-40 minute drive) Circular Quay (10 minute walk), and Central Station (14 minute drive).
The Atmosphere of 55 George Street Rooftop at Rydges Sydney Harbour
A spectacular rooftop setting with a large pool and covered gazebo overlooking the harbour, 55 George Street Rooftop hosts events of many styles, ranging from poolside cocktail parties to modern wedding receptions. The aesthetic is modern and approachable, and truly, all about the incredible views.
An Overview of Events at 55 George Street Rooftop at Rydges Sydney Harbour
55 George Street Rooftop events usually take place beside the pool. Here, you can party in a cocktail-style setting with lounge areas setup or indulge in a multi-course meal with long tables for dining. Either way, your guests will enjoy spectacular views.Request A Viewing
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55 George Rooftop
130sqm / 1,399sqft
Set atop Rydges Sydney Harbour luxury hotel, this wide-open events terrace caters to functions of all types, whether a small social get together or a large party or wedding. The atmosphere is fun and relaxed, with plenty of options for your event menus and agenda.
From extravagant Australian barbecues to casual cocktail party canapés, the menus at 55 George Street Rooftop range according to the occasion. The hotel’s Playfair Terrace Restaurant creates customised menus that’ll work well for your event’s style.
At 55 George Street Rooftop, traditional Aussie fare is enhanced with Mediterranean and Asian influences, allowing a modern, fresh approach to the menu. As for drinks, start your event with a round of spritzers and let the local wines flow from there.
Highlights of the Culinary Experience at 55 George Street Rooftop:
- Multi-course alternate drop menus
- Farm-to-plate menus created with the freshest seasonal produce
- Impressive wine selection
Sample Menu Plated Lunch/Dinner
- Slow poached ocean trout, soft kipfler potatoes, green beans,
mascarpone and herb consommé (GF)
- Goats cheese mousse, roasted baby beetroots, green peas gel,
locally grown baby vegetables and herbs (GF)
- Sous vide duck breast, carrot puree, orange glaze & freeze-dried
- Stuffed lamb kibbeh, green chickpeas hummus, pita chips and baby herbs
- Pan seared potato gnocchi, sautéed forest mushrooms, semi dried tomatoes, pumpkin puree & aged parmesan (VEG)
- Australian red Wagyu short ribs beef Bourguignon, mashed potatoes
& poached baby vegetables (GF)
- Cape Grim beef sirloin, carrot Vichy, potato gratin & natural jus (GF)
- Grilled Australian Barramundi, sweet potato rosti, broccolini & sauce
- Classic chicken cordon bleu, grilled king brown mushroom, green peas
puree & red wine jus
- Herb crusted chicken breast, blanched baby carrots, young almond puree
& chicken jus
- Kafr lime panna cotta, locally grown melon & berry salsa
- Green tea & mandarin tiramisu with fresh & dried berries
- Warm French apple tart with vanilla bean ice cream
- Salted caramel & chocolate domes, hazelnut praline & berry sorbet
- Lemon curd & lavender cheesecake with whipped ricotta
Menu Cost Per HeadFrom 75Download Packages
I hosted a customer event on the rooftop […] and I couldn't fault it!. The team were great, everything from the food, service, event space was fabulous. […] the event team on the day couldn't do enough for us. Highly recommend this space for an event and would use it again. Thanks team!
Vicky Quinian ·
Great roof top venue, good food and service. Outstanding view across the harbour.
Jo Jenkman ·
Great location, in the heart of The Rocks and the old streets of Sydney harbour. […] Stunning foyer […] Friendly staff. Fantastic outlook .
Jenny Wong Kain ·
Frequently Asked Questions
It depends largely on the format of the event or function you’re planning. For seating dinners or lunches, pricing is around $75 or $85 per guests. Pricing ranges depending on the formality, date, and dining plans for your specific event.
Yep! This gorgeous rooftop space overlooks Sydney Harbour and sets a laidback scene for any Aussie Christmas party, whether it’s for a corporate group or a bunch of friends.
Yes, and they’re absolutely gorgeous events. At 55 George, you and your guests will be treated to exclusive use of a relaxed rooftop wedding overlooking the dazzling harbour. Nosh on canapes and gaze at sunset just after saying your waterfront wedding vows.
One of our favourite picks is 55 George Street Rooftop, which is part of the Rydges Sydney Harbour hotel. This wide-open space features sweeping views of the waterfront, a large swimming pool, and plenty of space for your event or wedding guests to socialise with cocktails in-hand.
Rydges Sydney Harbour is home to one of our favourite Sydney rooftop event spaces: 55 George Street Rooftop. The views from the top include The Rocks, Sydney Harbour, Sydney CBD, and various local landmarks.
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