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“Loved it all!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Sokyo

Sokyo
Level G, The Darling, The Star | 80 Pyrmont Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2009, Australia
+61 2 9657 9161
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Ranked #58 of 5,421 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Japanese
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Private Dining
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 Thursday through Saturday.
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Loved it all!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

We told our waitress to pick the dishes for us and we got some absolute cracker dishes! Beautiful fresh food and it was great fun watching the chefs do their magic! Was lovely to have a chat to them as well. Thanks for a great experience!

Visited September 2013
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Sydney, Australia
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Always Exceeds Expectations”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

I have taken many friends and family to this restaurant and EVERYONE loves it! From the amazing and fresh fish to the well cooked meat and moorish desserts, you can never go wrong. Some of my must haves whenever i visit are; Spicy Tuna on Crispy Rice, Mixed Leaf Salad, Kingfish Sashimi, Wagyu Beef, Lamb Skewers, Seared Salmon, Green Tea & Strawberry Milkshake Crepes, Peanut Butter Chocolate Fondant, Jam Doughnuts and a delicious wine. The flavours that Chef Chase Kujima uses in his dishes keeps everyone coming back for more. I just can't get enough. The menu can be slightly confusing but the staff are able to explain how it works. Please treat yourself to a very special night and always leave room for dessert!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Great service meets delicious food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

What a fantastic night! I can't give Sokyo anything but rave reviews on everything from service to food and atmosphere. My friend and I came here on a Wednesday night for dinner and after being seated and introduced to our host Greta we were taken into the very funky dining room. Our waiter Felipe was fantastic and gave us so many great recommendations of what to order- those are often the best meals when you leave it all up to a very intune waiter-and wow did he deliver! Highlights were tuna nigiri on crispy rice and cod miso, but really everything was sensational. A highlight came at the end with a tasting plate of desserts with the most amazing sesame plate called goma st- possibly the best thing I've ever eaten. Thank you so much to Greta, felipe and Gill whose personal approach to service in combination with the delicious food made for such a special night! I hope to return many times over!

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Sydney, Australia
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“Great night out!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

Went for some drink and snacks at Sokyo's Bar.
It was absolutely AMAZING!
HIghly recommended eitherfor a birthday
function or just few drinks after work!
My friends and I had the finest cocktails ever
and bar staff were ever present and friendly!

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Sydney, Australia
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9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Good modern Japanese restaurant. Great desserts!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

Came here last month after a food-lover friend recommended to try several times.

Upon entering, i was confused by the music and the decor inside, it looked more like a bar to me. Once we were taken to our table in the main dining area, then I saw the open kitchen which looked abit more Japanese then the rest of the room.

The menu is good with lots of variety on sushi/sashimi. We had the sashimi platter which was very classic but fresh and well selected, but other sashimi on the menu comes with its own sauce which my friend said is quite creative.

The miso cod was also a highly-recommended course but it was abit too sweet, the pork belly skewer was nice but nothing too amazing.

The best part was their desserts. If you can definitely try a few of them, very very nicely executed!

And yes the price is on the high side, but desserts are well worth it.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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