Get the Broadsheet Table at Rekōdo
This Japanese restaurant and vinyl bar is always bustling – now it’s giving you access to members-only tables.
If you’ve ever been to Japan, you may have visited a jazz kissaten, or listening bar. Traditionally, these are places to drink whisky, smoke, and above all, listen to records. Matt Moran’s Japanese-inspired restaurant and vinyl bar Rekōdo is the closest thing you’ll find to that experience in Sydney.
Rekōdo serves playful dishes by head chef Tara Chua. Work your way through snacks like DIY handrolls and kingfish nori tartlets, or go all-out with the “leave it to the chef” omakase options.
The space itself is draped in Japanese curtains and natural linens, with an altar-like stage in the centre where local DJs spin vinyl-only sets.
Our top picks from the menu are the wagyu tataki with ponzy and onsen yolk and the show-stopping snapper karaage served with sweet and sour sauce. Make sure to order a sake at the bar (there’s more than 20 different types on offer tableside or in cocktail form).
Every day of the week, Rekōdo is giving us access to tables that have been made available for the first time through Broadsheet Access.
Get a table for two or four on Sunday, Tuesday and Wednesday at 7pm, or Thursday to Saturday at 6.30pm.
You can book 30 days in advance (and a minimum of two days prior) of your desired booking date.