Published On 26 June 2015
The Star is set to keep visitors entertained this July with a range of offers. Take in all of the action of State of Origin Game III at 24/7 Sports Bar and The Star Event Centre, take a trip to the theatre as Matilda The Musical makes its Australian Premiere at the Sydney Lyric Theatre, or test your poker skills at the annual Sydney Championships poker tournament. There’s also a range of special dining offers available as signature restaurants Sokyo, Balla and BLACK by ezard celebrate ‘Truffle Month’ at The Star.
State of Origin Game III | 8 July
The Star is proud to be the official home of the NSW VB Blues. Australia's greatest rivalry will continue on 8 July with State of Origin Game III. If you can’t make it to the game in Brisbane, taking in the atmosphere from 24/7 Sports Bar is the next best thing. With over 50 LCD TVs and five mega screens including the newest 34 square metre LED screen, you won’t miss a minute of the action at 24/7 Sports Bar. If a stadium atmosphere is what you’re after, join crowds at The Star Event Centre and watch the game on a 10m by 5.5m screen, the highest resolution indoor screen in Sydney. There’s player appearances, giveaways, food & drink special plus loads more.
Matilda the Musical | 28 July - 8 November
The Royal Shakespeare Company’s production inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl, Matilda The Musical, will make its Australian Premiere at Sydney Lyric Theatre this July. Written by Dennis Kelly and original songs by Tim Minchin, Matilda The Musical is the story of an extraordinary little girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny. Tickets on sale now via Ticket Master - www.ticketmaster.com.au
Truffle Month | 1 July - 31 July
The Star’s signature restaurants will be celebrating ‘Truffle Month’ this July. Experience the exquisite flavours of truffles at BLACK by ezard, Balla and Sokyo. Each has created a unique truffle menu showcasing this rare delicacy in impeccable style.
Balla Truffle Month Menu
- 3 course set menu for $95 or individually priced
- Entrée - Wild mushroom risotto with black truffle and Reggiano - $35
- Main - Veal wrapped in prosciutto with sautéed mushrooms and black truffle - $48
- Dolce - Black truffle semifreddo with poached quince and almond praline - $17
Sokyo Truffle Month Menu
- Blue fin Tuna belly, white sea urchin, black truffle, crispy nori - $15 per pc
- Shio Koji Glacier 51 ‘toothfish’, black truffle, fennel salad - $50
- David Blackmore wagyu flap meat steak with uni butter, horseradish cream, brocolini, pumpkin furikake, black truffle - $65
- Black truffle Mont Blanc, chestnut, chocolate, black truffle ice cream - $19
BLACK by ezard Truffle Month Menu
- 3 course set menu for $125 or individually priced
- Jerusalem artichoke soup, exotic mushrooms, shaved truffle - $38
- Fillet grass fed beef, white polenta, sweetbread, truffle jus - $54
- Pears Charred, honey comb, truffle ice cream - $35
Sydney Championships poker tournament | 28 July - 10 August
The Star is proud to play host to the annual Sydney Championships poker tournament. For your chance to take home a share of $500,000 in prize money and compete with some of Sydney’s best, register online or visit The Star’s new Poker Room. For further information, tournament dates or to register online, visit www.starpoker.net.au *Tournament conditions apply.
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About The Star
The Star is Sydney’s only world-class casino and entertainment destination. The Star offers award-winning chefs and restaurants, luxury hotel accommodation and serviced apartments, a 14-room day spa, an international designer retail collection as well a world-class casino and international nightclub Marquee. The $100 million Star Event Centre is a state-of-the art multi-use venue and has hosted more than 250 events since opening in January 2013, including The AACTA Awards, The ARIA Awards, The Premiere of World War Z, charity events for the Starlight Foundation and Thomas Kelly Foundation and international talent such as Ricky Martin, Seal, Coldplay and Alicia Keys.
For more information or enquiries, visit www.star.com.au or call 1800 700 700.