Category Archives: Japanese Restaurants

Ootoya Japanese Restaurant Review – Orchard Central

Ootoya is where you can find traditional Japanese food and it is the restaurant of choice for Japanese expats living here that want a taste of their mother’s home-cooked food. With branches around the world, there are currently three in Singapore, all serving wholesome and nutritionally balanced meals. I was invited the other day to… Read More »

Hokkaido Marche’s Maruki & Ajisai Noodles Review – Orchard Central

Hokkaido is the place to go in Japan if you want delicious fresh seafood, quality beef and some of the nation’s best produce. I’ve had many a good Kaisen-don and Miso Ramen during my travels there and there’s also an abundance of other local specialties including soup curry, nabe, potato snacks, ice cream, beer and… Read More »

Tengawa Hokkaido White Curry Restaurant Review – Millenia Walk

Have you ever had Japanese white curry?? In all the years that I lived in Tokyo and travelled to Hokkaido which is where Japanese white curry originates from, I had never actually come across it before. Maybe I had just overlooked it in favour of the typical brown Japanese curry but last weekend I was… Read More »

Hokkaido Ramen Santouka Restaurant Review – Cuppage Terrace Singapore

I love all types of ramen but I especially like the renowned miso ramen from Hokkaido so it’s no surprise that I’ve visited Santouka on numerous occasions, both here in Singapore and in Japan. For Santouka’s 11th and 8th anniversary in Singapore, for their branches in The Central and Cuppage Terrace respectively, they have launched… Read More »

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 »