1.The Gyu Bar
Specialising in premium Wa-Oh Japanese beef from Kumamoto, The Gyu Bar is a contemporary Yakiniku dining concept reminiscent of old world elegance and set within a 35-seater space. Complete with a variety of quality sourced meats and seafood, organic rice and condiments from specialist farmers and award winning suppliers, this restaurant has now reopened for in-person dining.
The Gyu Bar
Average Price: $180
Address: 30 Stevens Road, #01-08, Singapore 257840 (near the entrance of Mercure Hotel)
Operating Hours: 12pm-3pm, and 6pm-10pm, daily
2. Gyu Kaku
Conceptualised with an aim to bring all guests an authentic ‘Yakiniku’ experience, Gyu Kaku prides itself in serving a variety of premium ‘Japanese Wagyu’ and many other quality food items at reasonable prices. Their menu includes $3-$7.80 mouth-watering appetisers, $5.80-$7.80 fresh salads, $6.80-$23.80 tantalising seafood items, $3-$12.80 rice bowls, $2.80-$5.80 desserts, beverages, and even a 90-minute All You Can Eat 3-course buffet comprising of $86.80 per pax Japanese Wagyu beef, and $66.80 per pax Australian Wagyu Beef!
Gyu Kaku @ CHIJMES
Average Price: $66.80 – $86.80 per person
Address: 30 Victoria Street #01-01/02, Singapore 187996
Operating Hours: 12pm-11pm, daily
Gyu Kaku @ UE Square
Address: 81A Clemenceau Avenue #01-18/19 UE Square
Operating Hours: 12pm-11pm, daily
Gyu Kaku @ Novena Square
Address: 238 Thomson Road #02-46, Novena Square
Operating Hours: 11:30am-10pm, daily
Head by managing director Suguru Ishida, who once ate at more than 150 yakiniku joints a year in Japan for 15 years in a row, Yakinikuquest presents guests with an exciting Omakase Yakiniku experience anchored with the finest selection of premium Wagyu beef. Indulge in a variety of omakase sets including the $98 Wagyu Foodie Omakase which comprises of a starter, Japanese salad, wagyu sashimi, 6 cuts of grilled beef, beef curry rice or cold noodles, and dessert, or the $168 Wagyu Fanatic Omakase which features 2 starters of your choosing, Japanese salad, wagyu and uni sashimi, signature “beef noodle”-niku somen- grill beef in 8 supreme cuts, wagyu chazuke, and a dessert of your choosing.
Average Price: $98-$168 per person
Address: 48 Boat Quay, Singapore 049837
Operating Hours: (Mon-Sat) 5:30pm-10:30pm
4. Yen Yakiniku
Best known for their diverse selection of premium Japanese wagyu cuts, alongside other occasional U. S. and Australian imports, Yen Yakiniku offers a less-greasy and more balanced choice of A4 beef. Inspired by the successful Da Wan Yakiniku in Taiwan, Yen Yakiniku grills each dish a la minute upon order and live in front of each guest. Customers are also invited to inspect the quality of each raw meat before the grilling commences. One meal at Yen Yakiniku is expected to cost anywhere between $100 to $150.
Average Price: $100-$150
Address: 15 Ann Siang Rd, Singapore 069695
Operating Hours: 6pm-11pm, daily
5. Yakiniku Haijoen
Promising the finest selection of premium A5 Wagyu beef directly imported from Kyushu Kagosima, Yakiniku Haijoen maintains strict quality control and is proud to convey the deliciousness of its menu through constant improvement. Established in 1970, Yakiniku Haijoen is revered for its innovative menu and close resemblance to the offerings available in Tokyo’s metropolitan area. Customers can expect to savour a variety of wagyu beef skirt steaks, short ribs and other spectacular cuts.
Average Price: $39.90-$55.00 per person
Address: 100 Tras St, #03 – 11, Singapore 079027
Operating Hours: (Mon-Fri): 11am-3pm, 6pm-10pm, (Sat-Sun): 11am-3pm, 5:30pm-10pm
6. Yakiniku Yazawa
With an array of premium meat selections imported directly from Japan, this Robertson Quay mainstay features a variety of choice cuts such as the misuji, chateaubriand and ribeye, alongside other offerings in the form of the $20 Wagyu Tartare which showcases premium wagyu served cold with an egg yolk, which is well marinated, and fragrant with a refreshing sesame scent, and the $18 Chicken Cold Reimen which features smooth glass noodles, raw sprouts, and a delicious Japanese-style boiled egg.
Average Price: $150 per person
Address: 11 Unity St, #01-01 Robertson Walk, 237995
Operating Hours: 6pm-10:30pm, daily
7. Yakiniku Like
First gracing Singapore’s shores in early 2020, this popularised Japanese quick-service yakiniku chain is revered for its affordable and diverse wallet-friendly menu, with no GST or no service charges. With prices starting from as low as $7.80 for a 100g pork-and-chicken set with rice, miso soup and kimchi, Yakiniku Like is best known for its unique solo dining concept, and individual electric smokeless grills. Striving to deliver all orders in under three minutes, this restaurant offers a variety of top-quality meats, including beef imported from Australia and the US.
Steak Price: 19.80 Nett for 120g
Beef Short Plate Price: $8.80 Nett for 100g
Address: #B1-28 Paya Lebar Quarter, 10 Paya Lebar Rd, S409057
Operating Hours: 11am-9pm, daily
8. Syohachi Yakiniku
Running buffets till as late as 1am, Syohachi Yakiniku is situated in the heart of Singapore’s central business district area, and promises a variety of premium free-flow meats. Their most popular 2-hour A5 Wagyu Ala Carte Buffet costs an estimated $70 per person, whilst other wallet-friendly alternatives include the 90-minute Yakiniku Ala Carte Lunch Buffet worth $30 per person. Available from Mondays to Thursdays, between 11:30am to 3pm, the 90-minute Yakiniku Ala Carte Lunch Buffet features six slices of premium beef, and six pieces of seafood to start, which include offerings such as the A5 Wagyu, Japanese Ox Tongue, Short Ribs, Tiger Prawns with Salt, Mussels with Herbs Butter Sauce, and Japanese Oysters with Herbs Butter Sauce, amongst a multitude of others.
Average Price: $30-$70 per person
Address: 5 Wallich Street, #01-13, Guoco Tower, Singapore 078883
Opening hours: 11:30am to 3pm, 5pm to 1am, daily
Magosaburo is best known for serving a multitude of handpicked and finest Wagyu from Japan. Throughout the customized selections of their expert team of Chefs, guests can expect to experience exquisite Japanese dining and enjoy their choice of beef in BBQ, Sukiyaki, or Shabu-Shabu.
Average Price: $228-$428 per set
Address: 91, #05 – 31 Orchard Rd, 238872
Operating Hours: 11am-3pm, 5:30pm-9:30pm, daily
10. Niku Katsumata
This grilled meat restaurant originating from Ebisu in Tokyo, offers meat-lovers the delicious, unadulterated flavours of lean Japanese beef through methods of cooking over crystal. Situated along Duxton Road where luxury stores and Japanese restaurants all stand in a row, Niku Katsumata combines traditional Japanese and modern European decorating styles to create a space fit for any special occasion with family, your partner or just for entertainment.
Average Price: $25-$38
Address: 47 Duxton Rd, Singapore 089511
Operating Hours: (Tues-Sun): 5:30pm-11pm