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Astro new restaurant in Barangaroo Sydney

Astro Feast

Nestled at the heart of Sydney’s bustling waterfront, The Streets of Barangaroo, Astro emerges as a vibrant gem, inviting diners into a world where the culinary traditions of Tokyo’s izakayas and Seoul’s barbecues blend seamlessly. This modern Asian BBQ restaurant, situated in the space once occupied by SOOT, captures the essence of joy and communal dining that owner David Bae fondly remembers from his childhood days watching Astro Boy. Astro, a creation by the innovative minds behind the successful Matkim, and part of Kolture Group, draws inspiration from the nostalgia of anime while introducing a fresh twist on izakaya-style dining. From lunchtime donburi bowls adorned with onsen tamago to evening delights of yakiniku and izakaya-inspired dishes, executive chef Jacob Lee skillfully shifts from fine dining to create an ambiance that’s both semi-casual and intricately flavourful. Signature dishes, including Sydney Rock Oysters, Ora King Salmon, and a truffle bulgogi sando, perfectly complement the creative dessert offerings like jeju mandarin and plum sorbet. The beverage menu, boasting an array of fun cocktails and highballs alongside traditional soju and sake, ensures every palate is catered to. Astro’s décor, combining Japanese Nordic aesthetics with neon lights and vintage red accents, sets the stage for an unforgettable dining experience, all set against the backdrop of catchy 80s ‘City Pop’ tunes. It’s more than a restaurant; it’s a destination where the fast-paced hustle of daily life gives way to moments of joy, shared meals, and laughter. Positioned within Sydney’s prime dining precinct, Astro offers a unique blend of culture, cuisine, and… Read More