When it comes to indulging in traditional Japanese cuisine, nothing can truly beat the teppanyaki which often includes stunning performances of theatrical movement and jaw-dropping stunts. Indeed, it is much more than just mealtime. Aside from the tantalising sizzling sound and scent of smoky flavour, teppanyaki offers an incredible experience that will evoke all of your senses. If you’re a true foodie at heart, you will surely have heard about Teppan-Ya. With its status as one of the best teppanyaki restaurants in Singapore, Teppan-Ya is known for its exceptional backdrop which overlooks Singapore’s skyline. If you’re thinking of spending some quality time with your loved ones, the Teppan-Ya is a perfect place to surprise them. Ahead, we have gathered all the essential reviews of Teppan-Ya, from its list of menu, setting to location.
Conveniently located at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Teppan-Ya is nestled amongst the prominent landmarks including Marina Bay and F1 circuit. Managed by Wasabi Bistro, Teppan-Ya offers an unforgettable gastronomic experience with breathtaking views and impeccable service. At Teppan-Ya, you can find an array of Japanese dishes that are crafted using the finest ingredients. With tons of amazing reviews on their service, everyone needs to visit the Teppan-Ya at least once in their lifetime.
Teppan-Ya serves an incredibly diverse menu of authentic Japanese cuisine, such as grilled teppanyaki meats, sashimi, handcrafted sushi, and scrumptious tempura. Additionally, they also offer several options of meal course and set which is a perfect option for those who want to indulge in a plethora of dishes. If you’re unfamiliar with the Teppan-Ya menu, fret not as we have provided extensive info on the list of dishes that you can try out.
For those who want to relish their taste buds with teppanyaki, we highly recommend you to order the teppan kaiseki course. It comes with salad, sashimi, signature appetisers, dobin mushi and fried rice. Amongst the available options are chicken ($128), USDA prime striploin beef ($158), USDA prime tenderloin beef ($168), USDA prime beef & French foie-gras ($178), Japanese prime Wagyu beef & seafood ($238), harvest of the sea ($158), seafood pot ($158), USDA prime beef & seafood ($188), prime lobster & seafood ($218) and prime lobster & USDA prime beef ($218).
On the other hand, if you prefer to personalise it based on your own likings, you can opt for the teppan A la carte menu which includes a mixture of fresh vegetables and meats like Japanese wagyu beef grade A5 200g ($198), USDA prime tenderloin beef 200g ($68), USDA prime striploin beef 200g ($64), French foie-gras ($42) and chicken 200g ($34). Whereas for seafood lovers, you can also select lobster, king prawn ($32), oyster ($32), salmon ($30), cod fish ($34), scallop ($32) and cuttlefish ($28).
What’s more, Teppan-Ya also offers affordable teppan lunch sets which are served with salad, chawan mushi, rice and miso soup. You can select from a variety of choices of chicken ($48), USDA prime striploin beef ($65), USDA prime tenderloin beef ($68), assorted seafood ($68) and Japanese prime wagyu beef ($118).
However, if you truly want to indulge in its delectable menu, we suggest you try one or two of its signature dishes. Personally, we are head over heels with the Kumi’s No.1 Special ($13.50) which features crab meat, avocado and white fish baked white a special sauce. The 3 kind of signature appetiser plate ($34) is ideal if you want to try several different types of dish like Kumi’s No.1 Special, ahi fillet and baked oyster. Other signature dishes that are worth mentioning are papaya motoyaki ($32) baked oyster ($26), ahi poke ($34), ahi fillet ($38), tuna carpaccio ($38) and Norwegian salmon ceviche ($38).
If you wish to simply skip the teppanyaki, you can opt for the deluxe set selection which features a mixture of traditional Japanese dishes like sashimi, sushi and bento. These sets include sashimi selection set ($68), vegetarian bento ($64), sushi bento ($68), cod fish bento ($68), Japanese premium wagyu beef bento ($88), Norwegian salmon teriyaki set ($64), grilled yellowtail cheek set ($64), chicken teriyaki set ($64) and una-jyu set ($68).
Apart from the appetiser, sushi rolls, sashimi, noodles and tempura, the dessert at Teppan-Ya is equally remarkable as well. Besides, a dessert is a perfect way to end any mealtime. If you’re into ice cream like us, you will be glad to know that they offer yuzu sherbet ($10), green tea ice cream ($10) and black sesame ice cream ($10). If you want to spice things up, you can opt to add adzuki red beans for both green tea ice cream and black sesame ice cream. Conversely, those who prefer a healthier version of dessert can order the mixed fruits ($14).
The interior of the Teppan-Ya features a combination of warm and earth tones, delivering a sense of elegance. Visitors can also marvel at the unique Japanese arts and artefacts decorated at the restaurant. If you want to indulge in their astounding cuisine while overlooking the skyline, we recommend that you book in advance as there’s only a limited number of seats available at the counter. On top of that, make sure to dine in before dusk so that you can admire the sunset view.
If you’re celebrating someone special, you can make a reservation at Teppan-Ya. The restaurant is also available for private and corporate events in which you can even opt for the private teppanyaki room that can cater for eight people.
|Address||Mandarin Oriental Hotel 5 Raffles Avenue Singapore 039797|
|Opening hours||Open daily: lunch 12 pm — 2:30 pm. Dinner 6 pm – 10 pm|
|Contact details||+65 6885 3595|