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#95 of 4,471 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
Central Business District
Japanese, Australian
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Darling Park 201 Sussex St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
02 9283 1990
Tue - Thu 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I can feel the chefs put a lot of effort on every every small element and want to make a master of piece of them.Enjoy every dishes!A bit expensive but worth the experience!

Thank Celinelove
Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This resturant has delivered in a strong way in my expectations for a savory and delightful meal. I have dined here twice now in my travels and in both cases the food was top notch. Wine choices and pairings are excellent and following the sommelier recommendations will put the exclamation point on the food and your palette. The negatives are... More 

Thank avidtraveler154
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great food, great service - a very fine dining experience and highly recommended for that special, or not so special, occasion.

Thank SydneyFoodie10
Sydney, Australia
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85 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate dinner at Sepia. We had booked months in advance (which is required) and were very excited when the evening finally arrived. You know, although the food was good - it didn't blow us away. We do eat at fine dining restaurants often and I think there are others in Sydney that are better. Several of the courses were... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had dinner with my girlfriend here recently and it honestly was one of the best meals I have had. It is expensive but the service was top notch and the waiters were very friendly and helpful, they also regularly topped up the wine with the matched pairings even though they didn't have to. Well worth a visit

Thank Matt_Windy85
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143 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very unique dining experience, excellent combination of pan-australian-asian food in texture, presentation, and taste. Excellent and interesting wine pairing with some very interesting and delicious choices (wine from the Canary Islands for example!). Great, discreet, minimal service. Absolutely delicious food (bone marrow and sea urchin "sushi" was out of this world). Well worth the visit!

Thank Magnus F
Mequon, WI
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411 reviews
266 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I are devoted, unabashed foodies always seeking out our next great place/dining experience. Sydney has many wonderful restaurants and a vibrant food scene. Sepia is clearly amongst the top. The tasting menu is an opportunity to be dazzled by amazing food that is presented lovingly by the staff. Our primary server was Matthew and he was simply... More 

Thank BosoxKen
Perth, Australia
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

Came here for my partner's birthday dinner and we were both thoroughly impressed. Started off with oysters and G&Ts and then onto the degustation with matched wines. The meals were all amazingly flavoured and textured! One of the desserts (the aniseed one) was a little odd but interesting none the less and we were lucky enough to receive an extra... More 

Thank SmallTownGirl87
Brisbane, Australia
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66 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

The scene is set from the very first moment when the wait staff open the door for you before you've even reached for the handle, and continues throughout the entire dining experience until they once again open the doors to let you back out into the real world. My husband and I visited for the Friday lunch degustation and loved... More 

Thank Natalie B
Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

I expect delicately prepared dishes with exquisite taste at every degustation meal. I had a degustation lunch at Sepia, on one of the two days in a week that Sepia was open. Food was gooood as the food should be. No bad or even average dish: every one of the seven dishes were either good or excellent. Compliments to the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Australian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Darling Park 201 Sussex St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Central Business District
  • Neighborhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: 02 9283 1990

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Staying in Central Business District

Neighborhood Profile
Central Business District
The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise buildings and after-work drink places, high-end shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle, reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens or picnic lunch at High Park. No matter your interest, be sure to check the full calendar of events hosted by the city, from the Sydney Festival in January to October’s Good Food Month at Hyde Park.
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