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Sydneysiders: Check out these 3 lockdown date night dining experiences

Stuck in lockdown and bored of eating the same thing? Why not treat yo'self to a tasty night in, thanks to one of the many Sydney hotels getting creative and serving guests at home.

Stuck in lockdown and bored of eating the same thing? Why not treat yo’self to a tasty night in, thanks to one of the many Sydney hotels getting creative and serving guests at home.

Accor hotels across Sydney have stepped up their takeaway and at-home dining menus to help Sydneysiders to eat better while in lockdown.

From quick and nutritious takeaway menus to gourmet DIY meal kits and virtual wine and dine experiences, an assortment of new offerings are now available.


Here are three delicious exciting new options to get your tastebuds tingling:

1. Harbour Rocks Hotel Sydney – MGallery virtual wine and dine experience

Sydney Food

Harbour Rocks Hotel Sydney – MGallery has launched a series of virtual wine and dine experiences.

Each virtual dinner includes a four-course meal from the hotel’s Tayim restaurant (delivered to your door), complete with an interactive demonstration by Executive Chef Leron Ben Avraham, along with up to four bottles wines from either DeBeaurepaire Wines, Vins du Liban or Chateau Tanunda, which have been thoughtfully matched with Chef Leron’s notable contemporary Mediterranean cuisine.

The dinners are priced at $245 per couple ($220 for Accor Plus members), including delivery of up to 50km from Sydney CBD.

Events are being held every Friday evening during September. On 10 September, the hotel will host a special three-course Tayim x Bacar x Hyde Hacienda x Young Henry’s Brewery collaboration.

Click here for more information.

2. Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour launches ‘Atelier at Home, by Sofitel’

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Sydney’s most contemporary French bistro and gourmet dining experience, Atelier by Sofitel, can now be enjoyed in the comfort of your home.

Created for home cooks, Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour’s new ‘Atelier at Home, by Sofitel’ menu features an assortment of cook at home French dishes, all beautifully pre-prepared with easy-to-follow instructions, ready for customers to become ‘Le Monstre sacré dans votre cuisine’.

Choose from dishes such as Marseille Rock Fish Soup served with garlic croutons and homemade aioli, and Braised Lamb Shank polenta cake with broccolini, artichoke and olive, as well as desserts such as a traditional style Pot De Crème Tatin with diced apple caramel, and Provencal Frozen Nougat with red berry compote.

Available to order with 24 hours’ notice, seven days a week, and for collection from Atelier by Sofitel.

Click here for more information.

3. Pullman Sydney Olympic Park introduces Bacar Restaurant & Bar dinner boxes

Sydney Food

You might not be able to dine in at Pullman Sydney Olympic Park’s Bacar Restaurant & Bar, but you can still enjoy the best of the menu.

The popular restaurant has launched a new takeaway menu featuring a selection of pre-prepared takeaway dinner boxes, available seven days a week.

Sydneysiders can now nourish the whole family with a delicious family dinner box (for four) for $120, including a bottle of wine.

There’s a premium seafood box featuring Yamba tiger prawns, Balmain bugs, baby octopus; a lamb shoulder roast box featuring a 12-hour slow-roasted lamb shoulder, root vegetables, salad and bread rolls; and a roast chicken and black truffle box with a whole roast chicken with black truffle, roast vegetables with truffle honey, green vegetables, kale slaw, truffle jus, bread rolls and Yorkshire pudding.

Cheese, charcuterie and fruit boxes and dessert boxes are also available.

All boxes must be ordered by 6pm the day prior and prepaid online.

Click here for more information.

Bon Appétit.