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Sokyo

Level G, The Darling, The Star | 80 Pyrmont Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2009, Australia
+61 2 9657 9161
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“tempura” (62 reviews)
“sushi” (67 reviews)
“kingfish” (33 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Contemporary, Fusion, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Level G, The Darling, The Star | 80 Pyrmont Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2009, Australia
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1 - 10 of 671 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

This was a very disappointing venue and food experience for (Christmas) dinner. The restaurant was noisy, service staff were chaotic and inattentive and the food was anything but extraordinary; food presentation and taste was lack-lustre that did not warrant the quite high prices charged -...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TonyEpicurean
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had lunch here before a show over the weekend and it was perfect. The food was beautiful. We shared a number of dishes and ordered a couple of times. Everything came out in good time and the service was great.More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank BreeMorris
SokyoManagement, Manager at Sokyo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Good evening BreeMorris, Thank you for taking your time to write a review about Sokyo lunch! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the food and the service for a pre-theatre meal. We are continuously improving service standards and we take all feedbacks into...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Couldn’t fault the food or service last night celebrating my friend’s birthday. All dishes were outstanding on both presentation and taste. They were interesting and unique eg the octopus salad and the lamb chop robata. Service friendly and helpful, including the birthday dessert brought out...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Kassper22
SokyoManagement, Manager at Sokyo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good afternoon Kassper, Thank you for taking your time to leave a review about your experience at Sokyo! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed the food and the service on your friend's birthday! Sokyo combines traditional craftsmanship and contemporary flavours. We look...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is situated in the Darling hotel’s lobby right in the Casino. They have an amazing cocktail bar and the food and service are exceptional.More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Frank D
SokyoManagement, Manager at Sokyo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good afternoon Frank, Thank you for taking your time to leave a review about Sokyo! We are happy to hear that the cocktail, food and the service were exceptional. We are continuously improving standards of service through feedbacks that we receive from the guests. We...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A rare opportunity to enjoy a good Japanese breakfast outside of Japan. No idea why more places don't do this!More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Missi0nary
SokyoManagement, Manager at Sokyo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good afternoon, Thank you for taking your time to leave a review about Sokyo Breakfast! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed our breakfast! We are continuously improving our standards of service. Please visit us next time to try our dinner too. We look...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had high expectations coming in due to the hype of this popular one star dining establishment. Overall the food was delicious, beautifully presented, but with very small portions and very expensive prices. Tourists may have experienced comparable places overseas for less. An occasion place...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank g0travelling
SokyoManagement, Manager at Sokyo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good evening, Thank you for taking your time to leave detailed feedback about your dining experience at Sokyo. We are very much appreciated your thoughts and feedbacks about environment, service, food and the drinks. Please contact sokyo@star.com.au to investigate further about food poisoning incident. Kind...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very busy restaurant and so we had to book a table well in advance. Great selection of sushi and well presented. Table service was a little slow the night we were there. Overall lighting was poor.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank wazza53
SokyoManagement, Manager at Sokyo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good afternoon Wazza, Thank you for taking your time to leave a review about your experience at Sokyo! We apologies if the lighting was not good enough on the night. Sokyo features slick black polished wood, dark modern tones and fish scale textures with signature...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lucky enough to be invited to a fabulous dinner at Sokyo. Started with amazing cocktails at the bar - I loved watching the bar staff create them. We all went to a private room. The food was outstanding. It was a banquet that just kept...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank 277kerrieg
SokyoManagement, Manager at Sokyo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good afternoon, Thank you for taking your time to leave a review about Sokyo! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed our private room with food and the service. The team will be very happy to hear about your feedback. We are continually improving...More

Reviewed 16 December 2018

really loved this restaurant and bar. Expensive but worth it. Service was amazing food was out of this world something really different. So much effort put in to make it an amazing night for anyone dining there.More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Sandy B
SokyoManagement, Manager at Sokyo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good afternoon Roki, Thank you for taking your time to leave a review about your dinning experience at Sokyo! We are glad to hear that you loved the restaurant and bar. We are continually improving service standards. Please visit us next time to try Sokyo...More

Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

It’s been a long time since I’ve been to a restaurant in Sydney where the waitresses are so attentive that when you look up to find them they are there to help, despite being full. They were so helpful and friendly. But wow the food...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank priscillas987
SokyoManagement, Manager at Sokyo, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2018

Good afternoon Priscilla, Thank you for taking your time to write a review about Sokyo. We are very happy to hear that the service was attentive and food was excellent. Thank you for your recommendations and these dishes are the most popular food at Sokyo!...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 57 - USD 179
Meals
Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Validated Parking, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 11:30 am
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 am
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 am
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 am
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 am
Friday
7:00 am - 10:30 am
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:30 am
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Level G, The Darling, The Star | 80 Pyrmont Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2009, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9657 9161
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at The Darling
Description
Sokyo. Where the buzz of Tokyo meets a Sydney beat. Allow yourself to be lost in the world of Chef Chase Kojima and his impeccable union of traditional craftsmanship with an innovative take on contemporary flavour. Now open 7 days a week for breakfast and dinner, and lunch Friday and Saturday.
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