ALL THE JAPANESE RESTAURANTS ON SENTOSA
Sentosa is serving up some delicious sushi, sashimi, ramen and more Oishi! Eats
Although cuisine from all parts of the world is available on Sentosa, Japanese food seems to be a firm favourite. There are excellent restaurants serving omakase meals, our quick and casual cafes with light bites from the land of the rising sun. We round up all of them in this handy guide.
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Some of the finest Japanese fare is available at celebrity chef Hal Yamashita's Syun. The 50-seater eatery is intimate and refined, and menus feature the finest seafood, meat and produce from the land of the rising sun. Signature dishes include the Grilled Cod with Saikyo Miso and the insta-famous Sea Urchin Rolled by Wagyu Beef for its contrast of briny, rich and buttery flavours. To pair with your meal, the restaurant serves an exclusively brewed brand of sake, and rare Japanese whiskies.
The 'go-to' place on the island for Japanese teppanyaki, cocktail mixology and flambé desserts, Teppan is where you go if you want a meal with theatrics. Food is also of top quality, as they use only the finest Wagyu beef, in their teppan-grilled hamburgers or striploin. Opt for three or five-course meals, or a la carte options.
TEPPAN by Chef Yonemura is temporarily closed until further notice.
Celebrity chef and ramen-specialist Keisuke Takada’s outlet at Resorts World is the 21st outlet under his brand name. Here, expect to sample all his signature ramen varieties from the signature Tonkotsu Ramen and Tokyo Shoyu Ramen to the French-inspired lobster bisque, Lobster Ramen. To cater to all diners’ preferences, the outlet even serves varieties of gyoza, omurice and more.
The newly minted Mess Hall at Sentosa has a fine, multi-concept Japanese restaurant by renowned celebrity chef Hide Yamamoto. It's partly a casual dining eatery complete with teppanyaki and robatayaki counters, where signature dishes include a signature dishes include Truffle Chawanmushi topped with fresh Uni and Young Chicken with Truffle Butter Rice. Get a couple of takeaway bento for a picnic on the beach. There is also Masa By Hide Yamamoto, where more refined omakase meals are served. Ingredients are top quality and all sourced from Japan.
Valid till 30 Sep 2020
Not a Japanese restaurant per se, but a cafe that serves exceptional imported Hokkaido BIEI Jersey milk from Brown Jersey Cows. It's not just the coffee-based drinks that use this rich, decadent milk, even desserts such as the cream puffs, and souffle pancakes use cream made with Hokkaido Milk. There are also tonkatsu sandos (sandwiches), as well as Japanese-style pasta and rice bowls to feast on.
Helmed by head chef Kondo Mayasuki, this is Sentosa's best-kept secret when it comes to Japanese food. Away from the heaving crowds, Sushi Kondo is within the Sentosa Golf Club - a quiet sushi-ya that us usually packed with regulars. Expert excellent omakase meals at affordable prices ($98 onwards) for lunch and dinner that features freshly air-flown seafood and produce. Visit during lunch, and you can sample donburi or gozen sets for $20 onwards.
For a quick, ‘grab-and-go’ slice of Japan, make your way to Little Hokkaido in Resorts World Sentosa. This is a mini food-court with a cluster of stalls from the land of the rising sun. Delicious, creamy, soft-serve ice-cream from Ohara Farms, or Japanese cheesecake from Snaffles --- both of these brands use premium Hokkaido milk and dairy products. There is also blended coffee from Watanabe Coffee and Sapporo Beer and bar bites from Little Sapporo.
By Priyanka C. Agarwal
Priyanka C. Agarwal is a writer, communicator and content creator with several years experience in print and digital media. She writes about food, travel, parenting and other adventures. Her work has appeared in the print and online pages of Silver Kris magazine, Time Out Singapore, Her World magazine, The Michelin Guide, The Peak and HungryGoWhere.com, among several others. She is a mother to two tiny gourmands and an experimental home cook who hopes one day, to author her own cookbook.