Japanese restaurants deals
This travel ban has definitely got many of us missing Japan’s cold weather, and its simple yet delicious food, too. Get a wide variety of Japanese food such as juicy Wagyu, fresh sashimi, crispy tempura and more, with this list of 10 Japanese restaurants deals to check out in Singapore with your Citi Card.
If you’re a Citi Cardmember, relish in a wide variety of discounts at over 1000 spots in Singapore featured under Citi Gourmet Pleasures. To enjoy all these promotions, do note that payment needs to be made with your Citi Card.
1. Tajimaya Yakiniku
For a BBQ night with a view, try out Tajimaya Yakiniku located at Great World and VivoCity, which gives you an entire view of Sentosa’s beautiful boardwalk.
Their Tasting Platter ($99.80++) will definitely appeal to those who like variety, as it comes with nine cuts of meat ranging from A5 Saga Striploin to Kurobuta Pork Belly. Completing the meal are side dishes including Garlic Fried Rice, House Salad, Tempura, Miso Soup, and Chawanmushi. For those looking to share, they have the same set for two, priced at $198.80++.
Apart from the yakiniku option, they also have the Sashimi Moriawase ($48.90++), which is a sashimi platter that includes eight different types of seafood—this means there’ll surely be something for everyone.
From now until 30 September 2021, Citi Cardmembers can enjoy a 20% discount with a minimum spend of $120. Don’t worry if you missed the deadline, as they have another promotion running from 1 October to 30 November 2021, offering Citi Cardmembers 10% off the Premium Wagyu Buffet ($54.90++) if you also spend $120!
These attractive Japanese restaurants deals are available all day from Monday to Thursday.
2. Keyaki, Pan Pacific Singapore
Take a trip back to Japan as you soak in the cultural atmosphere here at Keyaki. Hidden amidst a Japanese rooftop garden on the fourth floor of Pan Pacific Singapore, Keyaki serves a plethora of Japanese dishes ranging from sashimi, to somen, and even Wagyu beef.
For a Japanese version of claypot rice, try the Sakura Shrimp Clay Pot Rice ($100+), which features aromatic rice, covered by a mountain of fresh and crispy sakura shrimps.
They also have an exquisitely decorated platter of Assorted Sashimi ($230++), including fresh lobster, creamy uni, fatty tuna slices and more.
Meat lovers will adore the Smoked Wagyu Beef ($95++) that features two well-seared Wagyu beef cubes, topped with fresh uni for an extra touch of creaminess. Served in a golden ball-like bowl, this unique dish is definitely IG-worthy.
Citi Cardmembers can take 15% off these items until 31 December 2021, giving you ample time to visit the restaurant.
With eight dining outlets islandwide, IPPUDO is a popular global ramen chain that originated in Japan. Choose from their wide variety of ramen flavours, including the global signature classic Shiromaru Motoaji (from $14.86++) made with their signature tonkotsu broth, or the Akamaru Shinaji (from $15.85++) featuring the addition of uniquely blended miso paste.
There are also Singapore exclusives, such as the Bonito Tonkotsu (from $17.85++) served in specially blended fish and pork broth, or Spicy Black (from $18.95++) if you like your ramen with a spicy kick instead.
From now until 31 December 2021, Citi Cardmembers are entitled to a 12% off discount with a minimum spend of $80.
4. Mitsu Sushi Bar
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Located in bustling Chinatown, Mitsu Sushi Bar specialises in a variety of fresh seafood imported from Kyushu and Hokkaido.
If you like a little bit of everything, go straight for the Takumi Sashimi ($38++). For those who are not big on raw food, they have grilled options such as their Tebasaki ($8++), which features crispy chicken wings, and also a noteworthy Wagyu steak ($26++).
From now until 31 October 2021, Citi Cardmembers can score 15% off all items on their la carte food menu from Monday to Friday, during lunch and dinner.
5. Osaka Ohsho
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Another place that’s a must-try on our list of Japanese restaurant deals is Osaka Ohsho, made famous for their juicy Japanese gyozas.
Go straight for their signature Original Gyoza priced at $3.90++ for six pieces, or $7.80++ for 12 pieces. If rice is your daily staple, there is a crowd-favourite Pork Chop Fried Rice (from $11.90++) or the Osaka Ohsho Fried Rice (from $9.90++) for you to try. Noodle fans will be stoked to know that a variety of ramen is available too. Do note that menus and prices vary across different outlets!
All Citi Cardmembers can get a $5 return voucher with no minimum spending at any of their outlets.
6. Mikuni, Fairmont Singapore
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With live teppanyaki and sushi stations amidst a luxurious interior, Mikuni in Fairmont Singapore offers an interesting array of Japanese food.
Start off your meal at this fine dining restaurant with their Truffle Kampachi ($35++) appetizer, featuring fresh amberjack and topped with fragrant black truffle soy. Move on to the Tokujou Sashimi ($198) for seven types of seasonal sashimi, or the Mikuni Lobster Maki ($45) that comes with lobster, caviar, truffle sauce, and crunchy tempura flakes.
This is one of the Japanese restaurant deals Citi Cardmembers can enjoy with a 20% off discount from now until 30 December 2021.
7. Menya Musashi
Here at Menya Musashi, choose between the White, Black, or Red soup base for your ramen. Interesting options include the Smoky Chilli Minced Chicken Ramen ($12.90), Chicken Cutlet Ramen ($15.90), or the Yakibuta Ramen ($19.90). A mainstream option would be the classic Cha Shu Ramen ($14.90), which comes with four pieces of round and fatty pork slices.
For sides to share, opt for the Bokuto Gyoza ($5.90) or the house-made Cha Shu Maki ($5.90) that will surely satisfy all meat lovers.
Citi Cardmembers can receive a $5 return voucher, with a minimum spend of $50.
8. Ichiban Sushi
For those who want an affordable fix of Japanese food, Ichiban Sushi is the spot for you. Mentaiko lovers should try their Salmon Mentai Roll ($13.90++), featuring seared salmon topped with a layer of spicy cod roe mayo. One of their new menu items includes the Yuzu Orange Tori Karaage ($8.50++). This crispy fried chicken is coated in a zesty yuzu orange sauce and finished with strings of yuzu peels for a sweet-sour twang.
A dish that screams variety would be the Unagi Bento Gozen ($28.90++), which comes with charred BBQ eel, grilled mackerel, assorted tempura, salmon sashimi, chicken teriyaki, rice, miso soup, and fruit.
From now until 31 October 2021, Citi Cardmembers can receive a return voucher worth $5, with a minimum spend of just $30.
9. Douraku Sushi
Hidden within TungLok Seafood at d’Arena is Douraku Sushi, which boasts a spacious and luxurious interior. For a mix of both cooked and raw sushi options, go straight for the Nigiri Sushi Platter ($29++), which includes a total of nine different sushi pieces.
Seafood enthusiasts will adore their Kaisen Don ($32++), which comes with premium cuts of sashimi, ikura, and uni, layered on top of a bed of sushi rice.
Fans of Peking duck should try their unique Douraku Roast Duck Maki ($20++). Wrapped in a thin egg crepe roll is aromatic roasted duck meat, fresh cucumber, sushi rice, and a house-made sauce, mimicking the traditional Peking duck dish.
Here at Douraku Sushi, Citi Cardmembers can get a $6 discount for every $60 spent, with the maximum discount capped at $60. This promotion is available for both dine-in or takeaway, and will run until 31 December 2021.
10. USHIO Sumiyaki and Bar
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Unwind at USHIO Sumiyaki & Sake Bar, where you can pair delicious Japanese staples as well as bar bites, with a refreshing side of alcohol.
Go for the Truffle Karubi Sumiyaki Donburi ($28++) for tender charcoal-grilled Angus beef, along with an onsen egg for you to mix in with fragrant Japanese rice. Another recommended item is the Lobster Sumiyaki Donburi ($36++). This rice bowl is topped with butter-poached lobster, slathered with unique lobster butter.
Interesting bar bites here include the Tori Skin Crisps ($12++) and Genmaicha Cured Salmon Flatbread ($23++). To go with these bites are some sake cocktails such as Bajiru Smash ($19++) and Lemon Tea Sake ($19++), but head for the Classic Mojito ($21++) if you’re not feeling too adventurous.
Citi Cardmembers get $6 off with every $60 spent, with the discount capped at $60. This promotion is valid for both dine-in and takeaway, from now until 31 December 2021.
Citi Gourmet Pleasures Japanese restaurants deals
For those who crave Japanese food due to restricted travel to the land of sushi and ramen, you can get your cravings satisfied at these restaurants at a fraction of the original price. Pick from the array of Japanese restaurants deals to enjoy premium Wagyu beef, fresh sashimi, large bentos and many more!
If you’re a Citi Cardmember, relish in the wide variety of deals at over 1000 spots featured under Citibank Gourmet Pleasures. To enjoy all these tempting promotions, do note that payment needs to be made with your Citi Card.
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