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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 good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“tempura” (50 reviews)
“sushi” (60 reviews)
“omakase” (9 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Level G, The Darling, The Star | 80 Pyrmont Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2009, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Had breakfast as part of the hotel deal. The menu is a little different, being Japanese-based, but the food was excellent and the service was fast and pleasant.

Thank dominics132
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is most definitely on the top of my list of best Japanese Restaurants. The buffet breakfasts are a must, not only a full selection of buffet food but also a hot breakfast menu delivered to your table. Be aware however.... it is so popular...More

Thank Bernice D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for lunch with my kids. Out of all the dishes we ordered, 3 were not available. Tried the kingfish miso ceviche which was a bit dry and lacked of freshness. Then, we had the maguro tataki which was seated tuna with aioli, pickled...More

Thank Sue C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited Sokyo Lounge many times in the past and despite its sharp prices, always left the place satisfied. However, last time was different! Service was not great, waitress was not attentive and in fact was very robotic. Also the cocktail (Hipster) we tried...More

Thank Bahram B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Many many thanks to our waiter, who seemed to be European! We could not catch his name, unfortunately.. He was very friendly, courteous and attentive, giving us recommendations that were great! We enjoyed most dishes the tempura the most! The sushi roll was slightly disappointing...More

Thank Sarah H
Management response:Responded 4 days ago

Hi Sarah H, We appreciate you feedback and glad to hear that your overall experience finished on a positive note. In regards to the dishes that were to your disappointment, we will definitely review this with our chef's so that we may keep up to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Celebrated my birthday with family recently at Sokyo. Simply a fantastic experience with the food being superb. The expression of one of my daughters as she sampled the wagyu beef dish was one I will not forget. Service was always available but never imposing.

Thank Kim A
Management response:Responded 4 days ago

Hi Kim A, Thank you for your fantastic review. We are happy to hear that it was a positive experience for you and your family. We hope to have you fine with us again soon! Thank you and kind regards, Sokyo management

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went here with my husband but as this restaurant is situated in the Star, there were plenty of families with kids there and the waiyers were very patient with them - I saw them bring out some chopstick assist devices for a young girl...More

Thank Sparrowgal
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first visit to Sokyo was a year ago and we had planned to visit it again on our next visit. We came back in July this year and this time it was truffle season. The combinations of flavour and textures in the creations did...More

Thank WBC2010
Management response:Responded 4 days ago

Hi WBS2010, Thank you for your positive feedback! We are glad to hear that enjoyed your visit and we definitely look forward to see you again! Thank you and kind regards, Sokyo management

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a very delicious dinner in this wonderful restaurant this evening! The Japanese food were well presented and tasty like authentic Japanese food we had few months ago in Japan. The service is excellent even though the restaurant was fully booked. This is a fine...More

Thank hueylaw
Management response:Responded 4 days ago

Hi Hueylaw, Thank you for your awesome review. We are glad to hear that you had a great experience and hope to see you again in the near future. Thank you and kind regards, Sokyo management

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Japanese at its finest rise & shine in the heart of The Star and the luxurious Darling Hotel in Pyrmont where else can you have a continental buffet brekki beautiful coffee or a la carte so healthy, sumo or traditional Choushoku maybe matcha green tea...More

Thank Markoelizabeth
Management response:Responded 4 days ago

Hi Markoelizabeth, We thank you for your review. We are glad to hear you had a pleasant experience and hope to see you again soon! Kindest regards, Sokyo management

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
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
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  • This restaurant is at The Darling
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.
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