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Momofuku Seiobo
Modern Australian
  • The Star,
    80 Pyrmont St,
    Sydney, NSW
  • Lunch Sat noon-2pm

    Dinner Mon-Sat 6.30pm-10pm

Momofuku Seiobo

The location might seem, at best, inspired by a Ginza viaduct, and the kitchen team has a focus that seems almost Japanese, but with a rockin' soundtrack, there's no hushed air of kaiseki reverence, and the menu lobs from American inspiration to Australian product and back again. Seiobo might be part of the larger, New York-based Momofuku group, but, from the service to the food to the wine, it's its own restaurant, and a singular one at that. Staff strike a neat balance between approachable and professional, just as the chefs hit that sweet-spot between restraint and generosity again and again. Tiny tender seared abalone come with a dollop of Jerusalem artichoke and sunflower seeds, while a fine fried slice of tripe is the surprisingly elegant garnish for pucks of daikon in a (vego) XO sauce. Wine rides the same curve of confident experimentation; you're in the lab, true, but you're no guinea pig. Exhilarating stuff.


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At a glance

  • Food:
  • Three Stars
  • Wine:
  • Three glasses
  • Price:
  • Tasting menu $185

  • Feature:
  • Licensed
    Wheelchair Access
  • Cards:
  • American Express
    Diners Club
  • Bookings:
  • Bookings essential
  • Chef:
  • Ben Greeno & David Chang



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