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From 1st of June Sokyo will be closed at certain times until further notice, returning to normal operating hours soon. We apologise for any inconvenience. Our opening hours are as follow:
Breakfast: From 24 June, breakfast will be served daily from 7.00am to 10.00am.
Lunch: closed, coming back soon. Please visit Black by ezard for lunch on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Dinner: Open 7 Days from 5.30pm

Certificate of Excellence 2015

Sokyo is very proud to be the recipient of TripAdvisor's 2015 Certificate of Excellence. We want to thank our patrons for submitting reviews and feedback as we commit to providing amazing dining experiences consistently.

Australia Top 100 Restaurants 2015
Sokyo is proud to made the inaugural Australia's Top 100 Restaurants list by The Australian Financial Review, voted by the country's top chefs and restaurants.

Current Specials

Check out Sokyo's current offers and special menus.
  • ​1 - 31 July

    The Cloudy Bay Pinot and Duck Trail

    The Cloudy Bay Pinot and Duck Trail celebrates one of the all-time great wine and food matches – and Sokyo is taking part! All through July we’ll be offering our delicious Binchoutan smoked duck with Jerusalem artichoke, compressed Kaki, faro and hazelnut furikake with 100ml of Cloudy Bay Pinot Noir. $38 per person.
  • ​1 - 31 July

    Sokyo's Truffle Menu

    Elusive, exotic and unique - Truffles are among the most coveted delicacies in the world. Indulge in the heavenly taste of these rare delights at Sokyo with a special Truffle menu.
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  • Breakfast At Sokyo

    Wake up to Sydney's only Japanese influenced breakfast. Chase Kojima and his team are excited to bring you a fusion menu that features your breakfast favourites with a Sokyo twist.

    Breakfast is available every day from 7.00am to 10.00am (from 24 June).
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  • Private Dining at Sokyo

    Sokyo has a stunning private dining room available for functions and events. Click below for more information on holding your event at The Star.​​
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    Pre-Show Dining

    Coming to the Event Centre or Sydney Lyric Theatre? Why not enjoy a delicious pre-show dinner at Sokyo. Check out Sokyo's pre-show dining offer below (available for evening sessions only).​​​
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  • Free Benefits & More!

    Become an Absolute Rewards member and enjoy up to 30% off our selected Signature Restaurants and Hotels. With 30% off for Black members, 20% off for Pearl and 10% off for Red+ members. Click below for more details. And remember it's free to sign up!
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  • Offer ends 30 September 2015.

    Parking Discount

    Lunch: Spend $100* or more between 12pm and 3pm and receive one $10 car park voucher per bill.

    Dinner: Spend $300* or more and receive one $10 car park voucher per bill.

    Group Booking (10 guests or more): Spend $1,200* or more and receive three $10 car park vouchers per booking.

    Offer is available on all days at BLACK by ezard, Balla, Sokyo and The Century. Validate your parking ticket when settling the bill to receive your offer.

    *Subject to availability. Not available in conjunction with any other offer. No split bills. Available till 30 September 2015. For lunch service, guests must exit the car park before 3pm for the offer to be valid.

Sounds of Sokyo

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.

His premier arrival to the Australian dining scene will have you dining on a list of firsts. Be seated to the chilled out sounds of the resident DJ, enjoying dishes such as Binchotan Grilled Castricum Lamb Chops, Maple Miso, or Tuna Sashimi with Plum Wine Jelly.

Your server will help to create a personalized "Sokyo Menu" for you and your guests, and of course, the house Sake Sommelier will be on hand for the perfect Sake companion to the entire experience. Not to be missed, Sokyo is one of our star attractions.

Sokyo is part of The Star's Signature Dining Restaurants
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Book your table at Sokyo now! If you’re looking for the best Sydney restaurants, consider The Star for a great dining experience.

Awards for Sokyo

Certificate of Excellence
Tripadvisor 2015

One Chef's Hat
SMH Good Food Guide 2014 & 2015
Two Glasses
Gourmet Traveller Wine List of the Year Awards 2014
Award of Excellence
Wine Spectator Restaurant Wine List Awards 2012
Sokyo at The Star

Modern Japanese with a Twist

Served in the traditional Kaiseki style, or multi-course Japanese dinner, the hot and cold dishes are designed to share. A blend of bold and complex flavours sets this menu apart, with diners able to order straight off the menu, or take advantage of a personalised dining experience.

"Every single creation that makes it on the menu is a delightful surprise."


*Menu subject to availability.

Please be advised that any group reservation for 8 persons or more will incur a service charge fee of $10 per person when dining at Sokyo.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


Chase Kojima 

Chase has come a long way from his culinary career start as an 11 year old boy in his father's traditional Japanese restaurant. Born and raised in San Francisco, California, Chase has a contemporary and edgy take on Japanese food, which is a reflection of his American upbringing and the cooking traditions he learned from his father. 

At only 29, he's headed up kitchens all over the world for the iconic Nobu restaurant group. After four years in Vegas, he circled the Nobu globe working in Dubai, London and LA before finishing at Nobu Bahamas as Executive Chef.

Chase is primed to explore the finest of Sydney culinary delights in his menu. In fact, he spent his first four months in Sydney discovering the local fishmongers and produce suppliers. Every single creation that makes it on the menu is carefully curated.


Jean-Baptiste Robert

General Manager

Jean-Baptiste's move into the hospitality industry was in no small part due to his parents' running of a hotel in his native Brittany on France's north coast. After studying industrial mechanics and working briefing as a blacksmith, Jean-Baptiste did a hotel apprenticeship in Brittany before moving to Paris.

There, he worked for the legendary chef Joël Robuchon, who has earned more Michelin Guide stars than any chef in the world (27). Starting off polishing silverware, Jean-Baptiste worked his way up to front waiter at the 2-star La Table de Joël Robuchon. When that restaurant closed, he worked at Robuchon's other Paris establishment, L'Atelier, for a year.

Looking for a sea change, Jean-Baptiste moved to Australia on a working holiday visa to learn English but ended up staying longer than expected when he met his future wife, Rebecca. He continued his foray here, starting work four years ago in the former Star City restaurant, Astral, under Sean Connolly, and moving to Sokyo upon its opening in October 2011.


Book a table at Sokyo 


Level G, The Darling
The Star
80 Pyrmont Street
Pyrmont NSW 2009


Sokyo Restaurant (from 1 June):
Daily 7.00am – 10.00am.
Closed, coming back soon. Please visit Black by ezard for lunch on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Open 7 Days from 5.30pm

Sokyo will return to normal opening hours soon.

Sokyo Bar & Lounge:
Sun-Wed 4:00pm-11:00pm
Thu & Sat 4:00pm-12:00am
Fri 12:00pm-12:00am


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