Designed and poised to be one of best resorts in Australia, The Star Casino in Sydney is most certainly a top range entertainment, gaming, dining and unwinding destination. Owned and operated by the renowned Australian developers The Star Entertainment Group, this mega resort opened its doors in 1997 and is reputedly the second largest casino in Australia after the iconic Crown Melbourne Casino. It’s perched on the edge of Sydney’s CBD and Sydney Harbor and is just minutes from Sidney’s most iconic attractions such as the Opera House and the Sidney Harbor Bridge.
Whether you are in Sydney for business, pleasure or luxury, The Star Casino will be the ultimate destination for your lodging preferences. Located in one of Sidney’s premium entertainment areas, this facility provides luxurious accommodations in two distinct hotel towers; The Astral Hotel Tower and the Darling Hotel Tower.
The Astral Hotel Tower was the first one to be erected on this property and features 480 individually decorated rooms that include standard guest rooms, suites, penthouses, royal suites and a superior king room. Whether you’re looking for a place to call home when holidaying or a place for a weekend getaway, this facility offers the top cream of the crop. All the rooms at Astral have undergone significant upgrades which have given them a more contemporary look.
On the other hand, The Darling Hotel Tower at The Star Casino is the epitome of luxury, extravagance, and comfort. Constructed in 2013 during The Star’s $870 million redevelopments, this tower brings unmatched opulence and elegance to Australia. It boasts a 5-star rating from Forbes comes with 171 suites which feature modest hotel amenities including a bathtub, oversized bathrooms, coffee and tea makers as well as giant flat-screen TVs, and a king-size bed tucked in 100% pure Egyptian sheets in the high-end My Jewel Suite.
Gourmet connoisseurs will enjoy every moment of their life when at this resort. The Star inculcates a vast array of fine dining restaurants as well as several casual dining options. Dishes at this premiere resort are prepared by renowned Chefs who include David Chang of Momofuku Seiobo which is all about the creative experience; Chef Chase Kojima of Sokyo restaurant which serves an intuitive fusion of East and West dishes; and Stefano Manfredi of Balla restaurant which serves classic Osteria Milanese blended with zest of urban revival.
There are numerous entertainment options to get you out of the gaming tables at this resort. Guest can select the type of entertainment to attend to including performances at Marquee, Bella Apertivi, Cherry and Rock Lilly as well as the Sokya Lounge. For uninterrupted sports action, visit the 24/7 sports bar.
Casino games enthusiast will have a blast at The Star’s 104,000-square foot gaming space which offers slots, table games, and 34-table poker rooms. For a more relaxed and fun atmosphere, The Star Casino features a state-of-the-art Spa & Wellness Center, various pools and the award-winning Event Center which boast of having hosted several domestic and international conferences, exhibition, gala dinners and award functions.
As expected, The Star Casino offers everything you could think of to set the stage for an entertaining and enthralling experience. This resort features two casino gaming floors which measure a combined 104,000 square feet worth of gaming area. This gaming floor offers 1490 gaming machines which include slots machines, video poker, bingo and rapid roulette machines. Some of the slots offered at this casino range from all-time favorites to the latest blockbusters and progressives.
The Star’s gaming floor also boasts 140 gaming tables offering a vast array of dice and card games including Blackjack, Baccarat, Mississippi Stud, Sic Bo, Craps and more. Nestled in between the 24/7 Sports Bar and Star Poker room is The Stadium, an interactive gaming area with 15 x 3.5-meter mega screen and favorite games such as Roulette, Baccarat, and Sic Bo with all bets starting at $1.
There is also a more relaxed and comfortable area on this casino known as the Vintage. This venue is exclusive to members who have a silver rating and above and comes with a lounge, monthly house wine, and beer, as well as complimentary soft drinks, coffee, and tea.
Within the casino floor also sits The Star Casino Poker room which features professionally dealt cash games and a collection of tournaments including The World Series of Poker. This Poker Room also offers Monday Night Turbo Tournaments on Texas Hold’em and weekly Wednesday tournaments. Cash games here include Pot Limit Omaha, and No Limit Hold’em.
Nestled comfortably on Level G of The Darling Hotel Tower, Sokyo is where the Sidney ambiance meets the buzz of Tokyo. Helmed by Chef Chase Kojima, this eatery immerses guests into a flavorful world where traditional authentic recipes unite with an innovative take on contemporary flavor. Relax on its comfortable chairs as you enjoy the chill-out sounds of the resident DJ as you savor exceptionally prepared Japanese-inclined dishes. Sokyo is also popular for its Kaiseki-style sharing menu which features mouthwatering Japanese dishes which are tuned with a contemporary twist, an extensive sake list, delicious desserts and savory vegetarian specialties.
On Level G of Harbourside at Star Casino sits the acclaimed Balla restaurant which wows its diners with an excellent wine selection sourced from different parts of the country and a variety of tradition Italian dishes influenced by a slightly modern twist. Offering breathtaking views of the harbor, this joint offers its visitors with a la carte and vegetarian menus featuring homemade bread and pasta, as well as multiple courses. Headed by Chef Stefano Manfredi, Balla is a modern interpretation of traditional Italian dining on masterpieces prepared on a wood-fired grill. It opens for lunch and dinner and boasts of receiving an Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator in 2014 and 2015.
With a minimalistic décor and breathtaking views of the attractive Sidney Harbor, Black Bar & Grill serves its diners with the finest steakhouse specialties inspired by the contemporary Australian dining and seasonal products from this region. Visit Black Bar & Grill and enjoy a novelty of appealing culinary delights prepared with customer satisfaction in mind. Featuring traditional authentic Australian cuisine, Black Bar & Grill serves a variety of oven cooked food including the famous prime rib and Wagyu beef as well as delicious grilled seafood specialties. This venue also features a separate full bar with comfortable seating and a natural calm ambiance where guests can sip creative cocktails or order delicious snacks served here.
Being the first David Chang’s restaurant beyond the borders of New York, Momofuku Seiobo is an elegant, upscale dining spot which attributes its profound world-wide recognition to their innovative and unique approach to food and service. Headed by renowned Chef David Chang, this eatery creates authentic dishes from fresh and quality products and ingredients sourced from local sustainable and responsible farmers. David Chang has on several occasions been dubbed as a chef without borders due to his intuitive sense that challenges even the usual with spontaneous dining ethos that helps to bolster and invoke a more contemporary dining experience. This iconic restaurant is situated on Level G on the Edward St Entrance.
The Century is an Asian-inspired restaurant that serves the finest Cantonese cuisine alongside various seafood selections served by Golden Century Restaurant in Chinatown. With an impressive interior concept completed by pairing Onions in the Hong Kong style, this joint takes diners on a culinary journey through Asia serving them with Cantonese, Hong Kong, and Chinese Cuisines. It also playfully inculcates the symbolism of Chinese dining culture with a refreshing and more modern twist, creating a real contemporary experience.
The antidote is a casual dining joint that provides guests with on-the-go café services including tea and coffee brewing techniques from different parts of the world. This venue serves delicious meals and fresh snacks for breakfast and lunch to keep guests going. Visit here and savor a broad range of drinks from espresso concoctions to tea and coffee created through techniques such as Pour Over, Cold Drip, Siphon, and Chemex. The Antidote Café is nestled on Level G of The Darling Tower at Star Casino Sydney.
With five food serving stations, Harvest Buffet serves its diners with a broad range of excellent international cuisines. From dim sum and stone fried pizza to naan bread and traditional roasts. Their beautiful dessert station features a self-service ice cream machine, three chocolate fountains, and a variety of cakes, toppings, and pasta. On weekends, menu shifts to spectacular seafood buffet inculcating crabs, oysters, sushi, clams Mussels, prawns, and fish. This joint is also known for preparing seasonal delights which feature fresh ingredients and products and is located on Level 1 of Astral Residences at The Sky City casino.
With a funky and dynamic Asian street food-style concept, Fat Noodle features a vibrant mix of Vietnamese dishes sprinkled with Thai, Chinese, and Malay influences thereby creating a menu with an impressive variety of Asian street-inspired dishes. The highlight of this elegant dining joint is Chef Nguyen’s 20-hour beef broth with brisket, sliced Angus sirloin, fresh Thai basil, bean sprouts, and rice noodles.
Step into Fuel at 24/7 Sports Bar for a quick meal or fill up your plate with pub classics such as nachos, buffalo wings and a delicious selection of burgers as you enjoy live sports action.
Serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and in-between meal snacks, Food Quarter offers a diverse range of dishes and beverages for guests looking for casual dining options. Some of the top signature serving at this premium joint include Western specialties such as risotto, pizza, salads, pies, sandwiches; Asian BBQ with traditional Cantonese roasts, curries, and wok-tossed rice/noodles; and delicious desserts with tart, muffins, cakes, croissant and more.
Guests are welcomed to Mai Vang Lounge on the main gaming floor to sample and savor the real taste of Vietnam accompanied by live music and breathtaking views of the fascinating Sidney City. This venue integrates Vietnamese cultural elements with an authentic menu serving some of the top Vietnamese specialties.
Located on The Star Letters, Harbourside, Pirrama Road, Pizzaperta is an open-air Italian pizzeria bar offering the emerging trend of serving street food with Italian-inspired cocktails and exceptional wine collection.
In addition to the various excellent restaurants and casual dining venues, The Star Casino Café Court features other grab-and-go eateries which include: Gojima, Flying Fish and Chips, Adriano Zumbo Patissier, DGrill, Pulse Express, Din Tai Fung, Ribs and Burgers, Messina Gelato.
Recognized as an industry leader in events and conventions, The Star Event Center sits comfortably on the rooftop of The Star Sydney offering panoramic views of Sidney’s skyline and the harbor. Complete with robust audiovisual, lighting, sound and production system, this facility offers the best convention space for meetings, gala dinners and other types of events. It also features an open welcome area and a breakout space for in between meeting breaks.
Situated on Level 2 of The Darling Tower at The Star Casino, The Daring Spa is one of the most lavish and luxurious spas in Sydney and the larger Australia. With a Moroccan Hamman chamber, 11 treatment rooms, Jacuzzi, two private couples’ suites, steam room and a state-of-the-art fitness center that inculcates a Kinesis wall, this facility is the ultimate relaxation, rejuvenation and invigorating destination.