Eating & Drinking

Food and Beverage information

  • Buy healthy and delicious food at the museum’s café or takeaway kiosk or bring your own picnic lunch to eat on the museum’s harbour-side terrace.


    A couple enjoys lunch at YOTS Cafe.

    Yots Café

    Yots Café offers relaxed, open-air café dining and spectacular views of Darling Harbour. Enjoy lunch, sunset drinks or a simple snack. Dine in or takeaway.

    Discounts available for groups of 10 and over. Kids menu, high chairs and bottle warming available. 

    Open 9.30 am to 5 pm (during January until 6pm). For bookings and enquiries, call +61 2 9298 3672.

    Located behind the main entrance, facing Darling Harbour.

    Kids $10.00 Meal Deal

    Junior grilled fish or mini cheese burger served with a complimentary side of fries or salad and a small fresh fruit milkshake.
    Museum members receive 10% discount 


    Coffee Kiosk

    The Coffee Kiosk

    The Kiosk offers a variety of toasted sandwiches and turkish breads, fresh cooked muffins and cookies and healthy snacks as well as barista-made coffee and other beverages. Tables available or takeaway.

    Open every day from 8 am to 3 pm.

    Located outside on the right hand side of the main entrance.

    Bring a Picnic Lunch

    If you want to bring your own lunch, there are picnic tables on the museum’s Waterfront Boardwalk which has lovely water views over Darling Harbour. Right outside the museum, Pyrmont Bay Park (in front of Wharf 7) is another great spot. A Growers’ Market is held there the first Saturday of every month (except January) from 7am – 11am. Snack on artisan breads, fresh fruit and vegetables, gourmet meats, cheeses and baked foods.


    Members Lounge

    Members and their guests holders can enjoy free refreshments served in the private Members Lounge.

    • Located next to the USA Gallery on the ground floor
    • Open daily 10.00 am - 4.30 pm
    • Complimentary tea, coffee and cordial for the kids
    • Maritime publications to browse and a kids play space
    • Enjoy a warm welcome from our friendly volunteers

    Becoming a Member is a fantastic way to stay connected to everything that’s happening at the museum, meet like-minded people, support us, and save money.


    Venue Hire

    You can hire one of the museum’s magnificent venues (including a ship's deck or harbour-side marquee) for weddings, business events, product launches and social occasions. Full catering and event services are available. See Venue Hire.