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Sepia

#260 of 4,238 Restaurants in Sydney
#288 of 4,659 Places to Eat in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
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201 Sussex Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
02 9283 1990
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12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 164
    Excellent
  • 72
    Very good
  • 45
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 21
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent 9-Course Lunch

I had lunch at Sepia on a Saturday, hence only the 9-course lunch menu was available which was what I wanted. It was a blind tasting menu hence you don't know what you're being served. The menu was provided only at the end of the meal for keepsake. The food had some Asian influence with some... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 11, 2015
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Singapore, Singapore
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English first
Auckland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

On Friday I lunched at Quay, on Saturday it was Sepia's turn. For me, based on food and service, Sepia won hands down. Sure, the view is nothing to write home about, but I went for the food, and it was sublime. I had the 9 course degustation, but ended up have 12 courses (plus 12 wines) because they realised... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed our dining experience at Sepia recently - finally we're impressed with a high-end restaurant in Sydney! The service, menu, ambience and overall flow of our degustation menu (one of which was a divine vegetarian menu), were all perfectly executed with ease by the professional and friendly staff. I was surprised to discover the delightful sommelier was still... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

Amazing staff and service , especially the lady who was in charge of explaining about the wine. They even made our dessert special by writing - Happy Anniversary . Amazing food!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Only dropped in for a drink, and bite at the bar but a table freed up I sat down for the 5 course. And with Australia's best list of half-bottles, it was easy to match my own. Sushi (warm) covered in shaved Tasmanian truffle was one of the highlights. Molecular elements, but so much quality and recognisable - if you... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

I had lunch at Sepia on a Saturday, hence only the 9-course lunch menu was available which was what I wanted. It was a blind tasting menu hence you don't know what you're being served. The menu was provided only at the end of the meal for keepsake. The food had some Asian influence with some dishes requiring the use... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Poor Customer service, not overly fabulous food and were charged extra for items on a degustation menu ? Don't bother with Sepia except to prove that it is a 0 hat restaurant. Go to Quay,

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Of all the fine dining restaurants I've had the pleasure of visiting in Sydney or London this is by far the worst. I took my partner here for his birthday after their promotion in the top 50, and I very much wish I had taken him back to Quay instead. The reception as we arrived was fine but as soon... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Amazing stunning dinner. The food was delicious. Beautiful combination of foods and tastes. Best restaurant we have been to in Sydney

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Fabulous ambiance, attentive service and creative and innovative food. Certainly a Foodie's paradise and a special occasion dinner venue. Highly recommend this one to all who appreciate the time,effort and energy that foes into creating, preparing and delivering exceptional food and wine.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We had dinner on a weekday to celebrate my husband's citizenship and everything from start to finish was exquisite. We were the first table to arrive, staff were lovely and welcoming and it just kept getting better as the night progressed. We had the 9 course menu, one being vegetarian, and ordered wines by the half bottle as we went.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 201 Sussex Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: 02 9283 1990

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Australian
Open Hours
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?