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Goryon San, Surry Hills, AU-NSW

Goryon San

4.6
4.6
297 Reviews
$41 to $100
Japanese

We are a neighbourhood restaurant in Surry Hills, Sydney. The brand "Goryon San" is from Japan. We serve Japanese yakitori, Ramen, Sake and also beer, wine.

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Booked 18 times today
Experiences are available.

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Japanese, Yakitori, Izakaya

  • Hours of Operation

    Dinner
    Tue–Sat 5:30 pm–10:00 pm

  • Phone number

    0414 992 228

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

  • Catering

    Goryon San is a Japanese Izakaya Style restaurant. We serve Ramen and Japanese Rice Bowl for lunch,Yakitori and Grill for dinner.

  • Area

    Surry Hills

  • Parking Details

    Street Parking

  • Public Transit

    Central station

  • Additional

    Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Delivery, Non-Smoking, Takeaway, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Experiences

  • OMAKASE (KU-SHI) $89p.p. Menu

    $89.00 per person

    Multiple dates available
    Chef's Degustation $89p.p. Menu

Menu

View menu on restaurant's website

What 297 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.5Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4.3Value

NoiseEnergetic

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  • Sydney

    Japanese

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  1. B

    Bevalina

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    I've enjoyed many meals and experiences at Gorysan since they opened, and I would still rate it highly to anyone. Very authentic Japanese, never disappointing.

  2. KH

    KamH

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 28 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Staff are very attentive to the customers, food is fresh and nice

  3. SH

    SteveH

    London

    16 reviews

    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on 21 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Really exciting experience for me - wasn't completely sure what was going to turn up bur felt confident it would be good and it was!

  4. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 21 April 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience4

    Food is amazing. But waiting time a bit long. Overall pretty good.

  5. DN

    DerekN

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 20 April 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5

    Nice food and nice vibe. I would go there again for sure.

  6. Z

    Zach

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 19 April 2022

    overall3food4service2ambience3

    Great food. Service not that great. Lobster not worth the price.

  7. R

    Renae

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 April 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5

    The staff were really helpful in catering to my dietary needs. The food was fresh and delicious. Thank you so much for a lovely evening.

  8. RC

    RuiruiChan

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 12 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    Special food, Excellent Service! I will recommend to my friend or come together again.

  9. MW

    MikeW

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 5 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    All good as always. I noticed that you lowered down the music, which is very comfortable.

  10. F

    Felix

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 26 March 2022

    overall3food3service3ambience3

    サービスはあまり良くありません。 テーブル席を予約します。 しかし、私たちはバー側に割り当てられました。 この要求を上げた後、スタッフはテーブル席に移動することに同意します。 食べ物は良いです。 博多キャベツは塩辛いのは1つだけ

  11. DL

    DanielL

    Sydney

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 12 March 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Always an excellent meal, great quality ingredients and friendly staff.

  12. TW

    TomW

    Sydney

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 11 March 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Very pleasant birthday night of my husband! We enjoyed both food and the services! Will definitely visit again! Thanks to Natsu,Tom and the crew!

  13. GR

    GReat

    Sydney

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 5 March 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great food and service. Helped up navigate the menu perfectly. Great selection of drinks

  14. DC

    DanielleC

    Sydney

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 5 March 2022

    overall3food4service2ambience5

    Nice yakitori but it was difficult to get service/attention as a table of two. Perhaps better for groups

  15. CB

    CamBo

    Victoria

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 4 March 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Really great food and ambiance. We are always looking for an authentic Japanese food experience in Sydney, and Goryon San totally fits the bill. Will recommend to all our Japanophile friends. Premium Malts on tap, too. Magic! SUGOI!! 🎌

  16. B

    Bond

    Sydney

    42 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    42 reviews

    Dined on 3 March 2022

    overall3food4service3ambience3

    Our first visit since the freedom day. Compared to all previous visits the grilled skewers are still good but a few of my favorite items are now missing on the menu e.g. Sukiyaki wrapped in Wagyu Beef. Pricing increased but portion is getting smaller - Hakata “TAKI-AWASE” used to be $30 it’s now $49 but portion is less. Also service is not as attentive as before. A bit disappointing.

  17. R

    Russell

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 February 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    My wife and I enjoyed everything about the evening including the ease of booking, the service the food and ambience. Our only comment was not about the restaurant but the patrons who seemed more interested in their phone than the food or the person they were with. Great place for casual relaxed dining and excellent staff.

  18. J

    Julianne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 19 February 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Really enjoy the environment and food, especially the skewers.

  19. C

    Chip

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 18 February 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5

    Really noisy because they accept group booking. Last night we just want to celebrate my birthday. Service it’s ok But need to wait a little bit longer than waiters come to service you.

  20. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 February 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    Great food, good atmosphere and friendly staff

  21. BF

    BruceF

    Sydney

    2 reviews

    1.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 12 February 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience1

    Food way overpriced, cabbage leaves? Frankfurt’s? Chicken thighs? C’mon! Service so so slow or didn’t come at all!! Our second time and second disappointment! Almost $300 for two!

  22. R

    Ryan

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 12 February 2022

    overall3food4service2ambience3

    Food was good and tasty, however service was terrible. Impossible to get staff attention to order, drinks take a very very long time and you have to follow up. Matching saké flights would arrive after you’ve finished the food they were meant to be paired with. Has potential to be great.

  23. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 12 February 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5

    Not too bad. Service can be better

  24. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Manchester

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on 9 February 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Very good experience lovely staff the sake is great and food taste has never changed

  25. t

    thatsjessfood

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 31 December 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Amazing food. Every dish was exceptional. There really is care taken to every dish from the freshness of the seafood to the quality of the meats. Would revisit the next time we are back in Sydney.

  26. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 25 December 2021

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    Quite good

  27. N

    Nico

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 December 2021

    overall2food3service3ambience3

    The table and the atmosphere not good. Like a street food shop not worth to come again. The food just a little and the flavor just at the average level. The children inside too much noise and the table is too big for 3 people. The server always forgot our food and drink. We booked but can’t sit the place where we want, but the people who walked in can sit the place we want! That’s really ridiculous! Expensive but not worst at all. Never come again!

  28. L

    Lingyun

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 December 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Quiet place with excellent customer service. Ordered $129 set, Food are amazing specially the toothfish. It's valuable to get the dine in at here.

  29. F

    Foodlover

    Exclusive

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 15 December 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    I am Japanese and this place makes me homesick. The food, presentation, service everything is great.

  30. C

    Cordelia

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 December 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Highly recommend. Environment is great, the food is absolutely amazing and taste is really nice. I definitely will come and visit again.

  31. B

    Bobonkent

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 December 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    I was so impressed by both food and services. The signature dish was outstanding.

  32. FC

    FranC

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 11 December 2021

    overall3food3service3ambience3

    Average. Won’t recommend to friends. Maybe because of during COVID time only set menu available. The dishes are not surprise me. Regarding to the service, it was good in general but I will appreciate if they could wipe the table before served the dessert, it was a kind of messy

  33. AK

    AllisonK

    Sydney

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 10 December 2021

    overall5food5service4ambience4

    Delicious and beautifully presented food and the best cocktails in Sydney. Had a fabulous time for a end of year office dinner, highly recommend.

  34. JT

    JessTM

    Tokyo

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 26 November 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Having lived in Japan before, our expectations for Japanese food in Australia (or most places outside Japan) are rarely met but Goryon San checked all the boxes and reminded us so much of our time there. Service was excellent, food was impeccable and I really enjoyed the sake flight. We brought our 1yo and the staff were great with him. Would 100% recommend to anyone and would love to go back again! Thank you, Goryon San!

  35. D

    Dessy

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 26 November 2021

    overall2food2service2ambience4

    Quality in the food has notably gone down since last year. The food is now mediocre - timing of the grilling of the food and seasoning is not on point - so you no longer get that wow factor which what Goryon San was famous for. Portions have also reduced and it felt like the staff were rushing us. Probably a sign of recouperation of susatained COVID losses or commercialization reducing the overall experience of the restaurant.

  36. Y

    Yaoyao

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 20 November 2021

    overall3food4service2ambience3

    1. I had booked a set menu for five skewers but only severed by four ; We got the fifth one after kindly reminder. 2. Once the service staff severed our soup rice they cleaned the table and took my unfinished lobster tail and wagyu beef. I told him I still want that but unfortunately the plate was cleaned. I got one more pork belly to compensate which makes me feel a bit better. 3. The service staff over-charged me a wrong amount on my credit card and he had to have his colleague to assist refunding it back to my account. I had to wait almost 10 minutes until everything to be sorted out. I’m not quite understanding if any particular reasons for such things happened in a night…

  37. MF

    MamiF

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 16 November 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Delicious food with good service. Definitely go back again

  38. T

    Tammy

    Sydney

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 30 October 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great food and service. We had the $89 set menu on a Saturday night and while there were many dishes they were timed well. was so stuffed by the end of the night but each dish was delicious. There were only 3 waitstaff for the whole floor but they handled the dinner room expertly and we never had to wait long for the next course and never had to chase the food. Would 100% recommend trying if you like Japanese food.

  39. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Sydney

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 October 2021

    overall2food1service5ambience5

    All the meat products and the Marin and Cod were amazing as per usual however the remainder of the seafood on the $129 tasting menu was over cooked and rubbery :(

  40. LC

    LexiC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 16 October 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    special preparation for my vegan friend. highly recommended!

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitising

    • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
    • Contact tracing information collected

FAQs

Goryon San offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at 0414 992 228.

Goryon San is rated 4.6 stars by 297 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

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Booked 18 times today
Experiences are available.
Google Map for Goryon San

47 Reservoir St Surry Hills, AU-NSW 2010

Additional information

  • Area

    Surry Hills

  • Hours of Operation

    Dinner
    Tue–Sat 5:30 pm–10:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Japanese, Yakitori, Izakaya

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking Details

    Street Parking

  • Public Transit

    Central station

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Additional

    Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Delivery, Non-Smoking, Takeaway, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    0414 992 228

  • Catering

    Goryon San is a Japanese Izakaya Style restaurant. We serve Ramen and Japanese Rice Bowl for lunch,Yakitori and Grill for dinner.

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