Category Archives: Japanese Restaurants

Gudetama Cafe Review – Suntec City Singapore

Around a year since it opened in Suntec City shopping centre, the queues have finally disappeared at the Gudetama Cafe and reservations can also be made via Chope or HungryGoWhere to ensure that you get a table. I went there last Saturday for a lunch reservation at 12.30pm surprised to see that the restaurant was… Read More »

Nabe Seizan Restaurant Review – Japan Food Town Wisma Atria Singapore

Owned by Japanese chef Haruhiko Yamamoto who also owns two Michelin star kaiseki (traditional multi-course Japanese meal) restaurant Seizan in Tokyo, Nabe Seizan is Chef Yamamoto’s first venture overseas specialising in nabe or Japanese hotpots. When Nabe Seizan first opened in Japan Food Town in Wisma Atria shopping centre last year, the menu consisted of… Read More »

Magosaburo Japanese Restaurant Review – Ion Orchard Singapore

Magosaburo is a high-end Japanese restaurant in Ion shopping centre on Orchard Road that specialises in Japanese wagyu beef. Prices for dinner are on average around $200-$300 per person but they have a very affordable daily lunch menu with prices starting at just $12.80. I went there on a Monday during lunchtime having a reserved a… Read More »

Ikkousha Hakata Ramen Restaurant Review – Tanjong Pagar Singapore

Ikkousha Hakata Ramen, a Japanese ramen chain from the Hakata ward in Fukuoka in Japan famed for it’s rich tonkotsu (pork bone broth) ramen, is one of the most popular ramen restaurants in Singapore with two branches, one in Tanjong Pagar Plaza and the other in Chijmes near City Hall. It had been a couple of years since I last visited Ikkousha but as I… Read More »

Akane Japanese Restaurant Review – Japanese Association Singapore

Akane is a Japanese restaurant situated in the Japanese Association in Singapore and I have to say that the food is possibly some of the best Japanese food that I’ve tried so far in Singapore but the only thing is that this restaurant is not open to the general public and you have to either be… Read More »

Tensho Japanese Speciality Tendon Restaurant Review – Centrepoint Orchard Road Singapore

With the sudden popularity of tendon restaurants in Singapore and several openings of tendon restaurants over the past year or so, Tensho is the latest new tendon restaurant in Centrepoint shopping centre just opposite Somerset MRT that opened in autumn last year. I was excited to try this place as it’s just down the road… Read More »

Yokowa Japanese Restaurant Review – Tanjong Pagar Singapore

Yokowa is a new Japanese fine dining restaurant in the Tanjong Pagar area that specialises in Kaiseki style food. Kaiseki  is a very traditional Japanese multi-course meal that focuses on using fresh seasonal ingredients which are carefully prepared to enhance the natural flavours and are then beautifully presented. Their menu consists of lunch bento sets ($18 –… Read More »

Tempura Kohaku Restaurant Review – Suntec City Singapore

Tempura Kohaku which opened in July this year is a restaurant that specialises in Japanese Edomae (Edo-era type) tendon (tempura on rice). Edomae tempura is fried in a mixture of sesame oil and vegetable oil rather than just vegetable oil to make the tempura tastier and more fragrant. The menu at Tempura Kohaku is simple, you can choose… Read More »

Sun With Moon Japanese Dining & Café Review – Wheelock Place Orchard Road Singapore

Sun with Moon is a Japanese restaurant and café that brings up feelings of nostalgia of my time living in Japan before I moved to Singapore. The interior alone reminds me of casual style restaurants in Japan where you can share an assortment of different types of Japanese food over drinks with friends. Sun with… Read More »

Ginza Tendon Itsuki Restaurant Review – Tanjong Pagar Singapore

Upon entering Ginza Tendon Itsuki, you’re greeted with a delicious aroma of sesame oil which fills the restaurant and whets your appetite for what’s to come. Ginza Tendon Itsuki, a collaboration between Ramen Keisuke and Ginza Itsuki Sushi Japanese restaurants, specialises solely on tendon (tempura on rice) with just two food items on their menu – Special… Read More »