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Momofuku Seiobo
Modern Australian
  • The Star,
    80 Pyrmont St,
    Pyrmont,
    Sydney, NSW
  • seiobo.momofuku.com/
  • Lunch Sat noon-2pm;

    Dinner Mon-Sat 6pm-10pm

     

Momofuku Seiobo
-33.868109,151.195318

The food of Barbados figures minimally in the history of Australian fine-dining. Or at least it did till Paul Carmichael took the reins at Seiobo and looked to his heritage for a bold new direction. The glassed-in fridges now hold pineapples, pork and pumpkins; the Mud plates often come lined with banana leaf. But while Carmichael's sunny ease seems a world away from the intensity of Momofuku's earlier days, the attention to detail and focus in the kitchen haven't wavered. Koji butter and fronds of young coconut coax real magic from marron grilled with exquisite care, just as jerk-spiced crisp chicken skin adds interest to a bundle of chicken flecked with citrus. Wine and service are mannered but not unpleasantly so. Things you may have found irksome about Seiobo - the volume of the music, the focus on bar seating, the online quality of the reservations, the casino of its setting - remain, but they are transcended anew by a fresh vision.


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At a glance

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

  • Feature:
  • Licensed
    Bar
    Vegetarian
    Wheelchair Access
    Impressive Wine List
  • Cards:
  • American Express
    Diners Club
    Eftpos
    MasterCard
    Visa
  • Bookings:
  • Bookings essential
  • Chef:
  • Paul Carmichael

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