10 Japanese Fine Dining Restaurants With Up To 20% Off, Including Omakase And Michelin-Starred Dinner
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10 Japanese Fine Dining Restaurants With Up To 20% Off, Including Omakase And Michelin-Starred Dinners

29th October 2021

Japanese restaurant deals with UOB Cards


Japan is one of the top travel destinations for Singaporeans, but sadly, due to COVID-19, we haven’t been able to travel to the Land of the Rising Sun for a long while. If you want to satisfy your Japan wanderlust but can’t book an air ticket, splurge your travel dollars at any of these fine dining Japanese restaurants on home turf instead with the following Gourmet Japan offers.

This eighth edition of Gourmet Japan that is presented by UOB Cards, celebrates Japanese Epicurean Artistry with a strong line-up of gastronomic offerings and exclusive gourmet experiences across Singapore’s best Japanese restaurants.

UOB Cardmembers get up to 15% off on the likes of omakase menus to Japanese barbeque, as well as discounted access of up to 20% for one-of-a-kind dinners with famed restaurants. This includes collaborations between Odette, Shinji by Kanesaka, and Yamazaki, YOSHI and Hakushu Whiskies, and many more.


1. Tenkaichi Japanese BBQ Restaurant


Tenkaichi Japanese BBQ Restaurant
Image credit: Tenkaichi Japanese BBQ Restaurant 

Tenkaichi Japanese BBQ Restaurant is renowned for their wagyu yakiniku buffet, but they also have plenty of a la carte dishes worth trying if you don’t have the time for an all-you-can-eat meal. Grill yourself some Australian Wagyu Shabu Shabu (U.P. $19.90++), or enjoy a 3 Kinds Sashimi Platter (U.P. $22.90++) if you prefer seafood. Their maki rolls are a speciality, so try their Lightly Seared Wagyu Beef Roll (U.P. $18.90++) for thin strips of wagyu circling Japanese rice, tamago, and avocado,

UOB Cardmembers get 10% off the a la carte menu here, while UOB Reserve and UOB Visa Infinite Metal Cards get 15% off, till 30 November.

See the deal here.

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2. Magosaburou


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Image credit: Magosaburou 

Magosaburou is where you want to go if you’re craving wagyu yakiniku in town. The Ngee Ann City-based restaurant has a whole array of premium Japanese wagyu cuts available for your grilling pleasure. As a UOB Cardmember, you can get 10% off your a la carte orders, including wagyu beef. Enjoy the melt-in-your-mouth marbling from Karubi beef, priced according to cuts, or feast on lean, but equally flavourful Akami wagyu parts. Limited premium cuts such as Zabuton (U.P $52++), or chuck flap, and Kobe Rib Eye ($188++) are also available. If you’re a UOB Reserve or UOB Visa Infinite Metal Cardmember, you get 15% off instead, till 30 November.

See the deal here.

Address: 391 Orchard Road, #05 – 31, Singapore 238872
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 11am to 3pm, 5:30pm to 9pm, Sat-Sun 11am to 4pm, 5:30pm to 9:30pm
Tel: 6634 1411
Website


3. Kyoaji Dining


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Image credit: Kyoaji Dining

Helmed by a chef with over 30 years of experience is Japanese restaurant Kyoaji Dining. While omakase is their forte, the restaurant also has a decadent selection of ala carte fare, of which UOB Cardmembers can get 10% off, while UOB Reserve and Visa Infinite Metal Cardmembers get 15% off.

If you love ocean-fresh sashimi, order their Sashimi Moriawase Nami ($45++) platter, starring an assortment of raw fish, including salmon and tuna. Their Negitoro Don ($25++) is an indulgent dish to have for as a main, featuring minced fatty tuna belly that melts in your mouth. Sushi, maki rolls, tempura, and grilled dishes are available on the menu too.

See the deal here.

Address: 111 Somerset Road, #02-05/06, Singapore 238164
Opening hours: Daily 11:30am to 3pm, 5:30pm to 10:30pm
Tel: 6694 4068
Website


4. Yamagawa Japanese Restaurant


Yamagawa Japanese Restaurant
Image credit: Yamagawa Japanese Restaurant

Yamagawa Japanese Restaurant has been around since 1993, serving up a classic variety of Japanese dishes to their loyal customers. Get 15% off their a la carte dishes if you’re a UOB Reserve or UOB Visa Infinite Metal Cardmember, or 10% off if you’re a UOB Cardmember. Order their Uni Chazuke ($20++), where lobes of premium uni meet Japanese rice doused in tea, or treat yourself to a teppanyaki feast, with the likes of Wagyu Beef Sirloin ($98++), and Seafood Yaki Udon ($15++) cooked to order. Other menu options include freshly rolled sushi, sashimi, and small bites.

See the deal here.

Address: 7500A Beach Road, #01-305, The Plaza, Singapore 199591
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 11:30am to 2:30pm, 6pm to 10pm, Sat-Sun 12pm to 3pm, 6pm to 10pm
Tel: 6299 1175
Website


5. Teppan Kappou Kenji


Teppan Kappou Kenji
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Teppanyaki restaurant Teppan Kappou Kenji places a lot of importance on the ingredients they use across the menu, sourcing directly from Japan. Their head chef also has experience working in several illustrious culinary establishments throughout Japan, lending his expertise to this outpost. UOB Cardmembers get 10% off a la carte dishes here, while UOB Reserve or UOB Visa Infinite Metal Cardmembers get 15% off. Highlights include their Gyu Katsu ($22++), a take on pork katsu cutlet but with steak instead, their Stewed Wagyu Hamburg ($15++), served in a claypot dish, as well as their Seafood Roll with Ikura ($20++), a rainbow of maki rolls wrapped with premium sashimi.

See the deal here.

Address: 99 Tanjong Pagar Road, #01-01, Singapore 088520
Opening hours: Daily 11:30am to 2:30pm, 6pm to 10pm
Tel: 9152 3118
Website


6. Mitsu Sushi Bar


mitsuImage credit: Mitsu Sushi Bar

For delicious Japanese sushi made with fresh fish and no frills, visit Mitsu Sushi Bar. Start off your meal with their sushi platters, such as their Aburi Sushi ($32++) medley, or their Shichimi Ebi Tempura ($26++) maki roll, stuffed with prawn tempura dashed with chilli powder. Move on to the likes of their Kaisen Don ($38++), of sliced sashimi and sushi rice, or get their Sanshoku Don ($58++), a premium take on chirashi with sea urchin, ikura, and chopped fatty tuna.

UOB Cardmembers can enjoy 10% off the a la carte menu at this restaurant, while UOB Reserve and UOB Visa Infinite Metal Cards get 15% off, till 30 November.

See the deal here.

Address: 21 Duxton Road, Singapore 089487
Opening hours: Mon-Sat 12pm to 3pm, 6pm to 10:30pm
Tel: 6221 0888
Website


7. Takeshi-San


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New to the Japanese restaurant scene this year is Takeshi-San in Holland Village. Get their sushi stairways, also known as the Sushi Kaidan Sets, for an IG-worthy serve of handmade sushi, spanning six pieces of regular Nigiri ($18++) to Aburi Mentai ($26++). Also try their fusion dishes, such as their Wagyu Beef Pasta ($38++), or Incredible Hulk Roll ($20++), with ebi tempura, eel, and crabmeat salad as filling. UOB Cardmembers get 10% off a la carte dishes at Takeshi-San, while UOB Reserve and UOB Visa Infinite Metal Cardmembers get 15% off till 30 November.

See the deal here.

Address: 38 Lorong Mambong, Singapore 277694
Opening hours: Daily 11:30am to 3pm, 5:30pm to 10pm
Tel: 8875 1515
Website


8. IKO Restaurant & Bar


IKOImage credit: IKO Restaurant & Bar

Get 10% off the a la carte food offerings with a UOB Card at IKO Restaurant & Bar, a robatayaki and contemporary Japanese restaurant. Must-tries include their contemporary take on Zosui, a Japanese rice and broth dish served in a claypot, as well as their unique array of fusion pasta dishes. For those who can’t get enough of uni, their Uni Pasta ($42++) should be an easy pick, as al dente pasta meets an umami sauce made from a sea urchin reduction. If you’re a UOB Reserve or UOB Visa Infinite Metal Cardmember, then your discount gets bumped up to 15% off a la carte fare at IKO.

See the deal here.

Address: 65 Neil Road, Singapore 088897
Opening hours: Mon-Sat 12pm to 2:30pm, 6pm to 10:30pm
Tel: 8866 5218
Website


9. Igokochi Dining Bar


Igokochi Dining Bar
Image credit: Igokochi Dining Bar

Westies, here’s a deal for you: UOB Cardmembers get 10% off both a la carte menu items and the omakase lunch menu at Igokochi Dining Bar. Located in West Coast’s NEWest, this cosy neighbourhood restaurant has a $98++ Hanabi omakase menu for lunch, featuring six courses, of which includes nine assorted, handcrafted sushi. Sushi and sashimi can be ordered a la carte as well, priced from. These are available in one or two pieces, and span a variety of fresh fish, including tuna, salmon belly, and sweet eel.

See the deal here.

Address: 1 West Coast Drive, #01-98/99, Singapore 128020
Opening hours: Mon-Sat 11am to 11pm
Tel: 6963 9430
Website


10. An Exclusive Evening with Yamazaki and the Cusine of Odette and Shinji by Kanesaka


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Image credit: Odette

Treat yourself to a night of bacchanalian feasting with the one-time-only collaboration between Yamazaki Whisky, Odette, and Shinji by Kanesaka on 2 December 2021. Headlined by Chef Julien Royer of the three Michelin-starred, Asia’s Best Restaurant Odette, as well as the team of Japanese chefs from one-starred Shinji by Kanesaka, the evening will star an eight-course meal that celebrates the flavours of Japan and only the best seasonal ingredients, from oysters to Hokkaido king crab.

The awe-inspiring dishes by the chefs will be matched by a list of fine Yamazaki whiskies, from their Distiller’s Reserve, to their 12-, 18-, and 25-Years Old expressions. Rounding off the tasting array is their ultra-rare Yamazaki 55 Years Old, which currently holds the record as the most expensive bottle of Japanese whiskey ever sold. All guests will be entitled to a 15ml dram of this legendary whisky.

Prices start from $6,150.40++ for UOB Reserve and UOB Visa Infinite Metal Cardmembers, or $6,534.80++ for all other UOB Cardholders. This is a steep discount from the usual fee, which is $7,688++.

See the deal here.

Address: 1 St Andrew’s Road, #01-04, National Gallery, Singapore 178957
Event hours: 7pm sharp


Gourmet Japan exclusive deals with UOB Cards


Treat yourself to a delicious feast at over 20 participating Gourmet Japan restaurants, including the ones mentioned here, and enjoy savings when you dine-in and pay with your UOB Card.

Do note that the promotion is not valid with other discounts, vouchers, promotions, privileges, and/or offers. We recommend that you reserve beforehand at your establishment of choice too. Note that the deals are not available on blackout dates such as public holidays, the eve of public holidays, and private events. Other terms and conditions apply.

Find out more about UOB Dining Advisor!

Featured image adapted from IKO Restaurant & Bar
This post is brought to you by UOB Cards.

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