1. Sevens Kappo
Boasting “Ginza-style Omakase” with a modern Japanese private dining setting, Sevens Kappo is a cosy and elegant restaurant where you can experience the warmth of omotenashi and premium Japanese produce.
Sevens offers a couple of affordable omakase options for lunch: Hikari ($58) and Ten ($88), as well as Sakura ($78) for dinner. Look forward to items like Bara Chirashi Don, Wagyu Shabu Ontama, Claypot Rice, Kushiage, sashimi and more. For the full menu, see here.
Address: 58 Seng Poh Rd, #01-15, Singapore 160058
Opening Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 12pm-3pm & 6pm-10.30pm
This Japanese restaurant is helmed by a chef with over 25 years of experience in Japanese haute cuisine, and he shows off his culinary prowess through fresh seasonal ingredients that are mainly flown in from Japan.
MARUKYU serves omakase courses for both lunch and dinner, and their Lunch Omakase Hana ($68) comes with 6 courses of seasonal appetisers, sashimi, a simmered dish, a grilled dish, noodle and dessert. Some items served for omakase include oyster, grilled unagi, inaniwa udon and more. For the full menu, see here.
Address: 116 Telok Ayer St, Singapore 068585
Opening Hours: Monday-Saturday, 11.30am-2.30pm & 6pm-10pm
3. BOTAN Japanese Restaurant
BOTAN is a cosy and welcoming traditional Japanese restaurant that focuses on using premium ingredients air-flown from Japan. Their most affordable omakase has 8 courses and is priced from $78. Look forward to a series of appetisers, premium sashimi and sushi, mains, tempura, soup and dessert.
Highlights from the omakase course include premium sashimi like Otoro and Nama Hotate, along with Ikura Chawanmushi, Pitan Tofu, Puffer Fish, Prawn and Vegetable tempura and more. Aside from omakase, BOTAN is also known for their affordable bento sets from $42. For the full menu, see here.
BOTAN Japanese Restaurant
Address: 37 Pekin St, #01-01 Far East Square, Singapore 048767
Opening Hours: Monday-Friday, 11.30am-2.15pm & 5.45pm-10pm; Saturday-Sunday, 11.30am-2pm & 5.45pm-9.30pm
NOKA by Tippling Club, best known for their contemporary, artful and inventive cuisine, is a hidden spot perched atop Funan’s rooftop, overlooking the garden. NOKA has a new lunch omakase with 6 courses for $80 with premium ingredients highlighting Japan’s seasonal best.
Look forward to an artful menu featuring premium ingredients like Scallop Tacos, Hirame, Amaebi, Gindara Saikyo Miso, Unagi Rice Cracker, as well as Japanese Seasonal Fruit for dessert. For the full menu, see here.
Address: Funan, #07-38, 109, North Bridge Rd, Singapore 179097 (Lift Lobby A only)
Opening Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 11.30am-2.30pm & 6pm-10pm
With a strong emphasis on authentic, good quality and delicious yet affordable Japanese cuisine, Torio takes pride in preparing its omakase with only the freshest of ingredients, plus providing unforgettable service to all its customers.
Their Nagomi ($80) omakase has 8 courses in total, with 3 kinds of appetizers, cold and hot entrée, sashimi, seafood, sushi, soup and dessert. The menu is subject to change, but past ingredients served include the likes of Monkfish Liver, Amberjack with Truffle, Chopped Otoro and more. For the full menu, see here.
Address: 50 Tiong Bahru Rd, #01-01 Link Hotel, Singapore 168733
Opening Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 11.45am-2.30pm & 6pm-10pm
6. Unkai Sushi
Boasting an intimate space located within Orchard Rendevous Hotel, Unkai Sushi is where you can taste and experience the four seasons of Japan right in the heart of town. Unkai’s Tsuki ($88) omakase menu comes with 4 courses, consisting of an appetiser, 10 sushi, 1 handroll, soup and dessert.
Enjoy seasonal ingredients that are specially air-flown from Japan, and the course even includes premium ingredients like Chutoto, Ootoro, Akami, Amberjack belly and more. For more omakase options and the full menu, see here.
Address: 1 Tanglin Rd, #01-10, Singapore 247905
Opening Hours: 11.30am-2.30pm & 6pm-10pm daily
7. JIDAI Restaurant
This stylish restaurant combines traditional Japanese flavours with progressive French techniques for a unique and modern dining experience in a trendy and hip ambience. JIDAI’s 8-course omakase is priced at $88 and has a selection of sashimi, appetisers, donnable, soup, mains, pre dessert and dessert.
Highlights from the omakase course include Chile Uni with Uni Miso Emulsion, Sea Bream sashimi, Scallop Tartare, Tuna Kutsuo, Smoked Unagi, XL Hokkaido Oyster, Atlantic Cod, Sake Kyoho Grape and more. For the full menu, see here.
Address: 9 Circular Road Singapore, Singapore 049365
Opening Hours: Monday, 5pm-10.30pm; Tuesday-Saturday, 12pm-3pm & 5pm-10.30pm
8. ISHI Singapore
Located within Intercontinental Singapore Robertson Quay, ISHI is a Japanese fine dining restaurant combining the finest seasonal catch from Japan with traditional techniques. The space provides an intimate and experiential dining experience with a fully open kitchen concept and private counters.
For omakase, go for their ulala ($90) course with 5 courses: a starter, 7 pieces of sushi, ikura rice bowl, miso soup and dessert. Look forward to premium ingredients like Botan Ebi, Toki Shirazu, Chutoro, Hotate and more. For the full menu, see here.
Address: 1 Nanson Rd, #02-06, Singapore 238909
Opening Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 12pm-2.30pm & 6.30pm-10.30pm
GOHO is a unique contemporary Kaiseki and cocktail bar concept that champions the 5 keu culinary techniques of Japanese cooking: Cutting, Simmering, Grilling, Steaming and Deep-frying. They’re currently serving a Winter Menu from now till 5th April 2023, with a Sakura ($98) omakase course consisting of 9 courses and 11 dishes in total.
What’s special about the omakase at GOHO is that unlike other omakase, you get to choose which dishes you want from the menu and “build-your-own” omakase journey. For the Sakura menu, you can enjoy items like Ikura Chawanmushi, Sabazushi, seasonal sashimi, Duck Tsukune, Miso Butter Engawa, Ebi “Katsu” Curry Donabe and more. For the full menu, see here.
Address: 53A Duxton Rd (Entrance via RAPPU), Singapore 089517
Opening Hours: Wednesday-Thursday, 6pm-12am; Friday-Saturday, 12pm-2pm & 6pm-12am; Sunday, 6pm-10.30pm
10. NAGAI Hokkaido Cuisine
Nagai is a famous restaurant from Hokkaido that has opened its very first international outlet in Singapore within Eat at Seven at Suntec City. The restaurant specialises in only the freshest seasonal produce specifically flown in from Japan to give you the most authentic taste of Sapporo.
Nagai’s omakase courses start from $98 for 6 courses, including an appetiser, 3 kinds of sashimi, grilled item, hotpot, main and dessert. Look forward to enjoying premium ingredients like uni, crab, abalone, akami, botan ebi, kazunoko, hirame and other Hokkaido specialties. For the full menu, see here.
NAGAI Hokkaido Cuisine
Address: 3 Temasek Boulevard, Tower 1, #03-314 Suntec City, Singapore 038983
Opening Hours: 11.30am-3pm & 5.30pm-10pm daily