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Special Occasion Dining, Romantic

MICHELIN Guide's Point of View

The chef here is from Hokkaido and serves only the finest fish flown in from Japan four times a week with sushi rice dressed in a secret blend of vineg...
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Two MICHELIN Stars: Excellent cooking, worth a detour!
Comfortable restaurant
About
Stillness... Serenity... Harmony いらっしゃいませ Irashaimase (welcome) to Shoukouwa — your oasis of calm in the city centre, where you will savour authentic, world-class fine-dining edomae sushi experience, direct from Ginza in Tokyo. Edomae sushi tradition dates back to the illustrious Edo era in Japan. Nowadays, edomae sushi chefs take pride in serving only the best seasonal seafood and produce, presenting diners with the purest flavours of the food with minimal cooking and manipulation. At Shoukouwa, the fresh fish, seafood and produce are flown daily to Singapore from Tokyo’s famed Tsukiji Market. The art of fine sushi is one that is contemplative and considered – like a Zen expression. The perfect
PRICE RANGE
US$165 - US$338
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian
FEATURES
Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Seating, Parking Available
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Reviewed 24 August 2020

When Shoukouwa re-opened after Circuit Breaker, they switched to fewer seats but 3 seatings per night instead of 2. The service is excellent but food is served faster than before. Their supply has also been affected so there seems to be fewer varieties of fish...from Japan. One major draw is the willingness of the restaurant to let you select a full sized sake bottle but only buy half or even a quarter of it.More

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Date of visit: August 2020
Helpful?1  
ShoukouwaSG, General Manager at Shoukouwa, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2020

Dear Mr Yen, once again thank you for coming to Shoukouwa and offering us constructive feedbacks which we will share with our team. Our head chef strive his utmost to deliver his best to offer the best possible dining experience to all diners, including your...More

Reviewed 5 March 2020

If there is a sushi restaurant which you must try in Singapore, look no further than Shoukouwa. You will experience the traditional Japanese level of service, exquisite and delectable sushi cuisine coupled with top-notch friendly team who takes care of all your needs. We are...delighted to have this opportunity to have the dinner omakase set, Hana, last night and it was indeed an perspective changing experience. Lots of avid food critics share about genuinely good Japanese food only in Japan ... after a visit to Shoukouwa ... you know this is definitely not true. A place not to be missed for travellers, food critics and anybody celebrating a special occasion. We cannot wait to be back ... See you soon.More

Date of visit: March 2020
Helpful?2  
ShoukouwaSG, General Manager at Shoukouwa, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2020

4 March 2020 Dear davidtH5817FK, Thank you so much for your great review ! We are glad that you enjoyed the food and we will definitely shared your comments to the team. At Shoukouwa, we try to keep the Omakase tradition of allowing our master...More

Reviewed 3 February 2020

Amazing experience, wonderful food prepared with skill and obvious knowledge of super fresh ingredients, well measured friendly and helpful service, really something to remember.More

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Date of visit: February 2020
Helpful?1  
ShoukouwaSG, General Manager at Shoukouwa, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2020

3 February 2020 Dear jfm1126, Thank you very much for your visit to Shoukouwa. We are very glad that you have enjoyed your dining experience with us. We do hope to see you back on another occasion. Do stay safe and well during this time....More

Reviewed 13 January 2020

Sushi that melts in your mouth. That is what i remember from my meal. Just delicious. Very friendly chefs and serving staff. Small cosy place. A bit expensive but thats what you pay for the high quality seafood that gets flown in each day. Frankly...thats better than some high priced places where you leave wondering what warrants the high prices. All in all excellant and memorable sushi in Singapore where this kind of highest quality raw seafood in the hot tropics is unusual.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Helpful?1  
ShoukouwaSG, General Manager at Shoukouwa, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2020

12 January 2020 Dear AI C, Thank you for joining us at Shoukouwa and taking the time to leave us an encouraging note. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the food as we try to source the best seafood ingredients possible from Toyosu...More

Reviewed 23 December 2019

We had the premium Hana Omakase - the starters and cooked dishes were excellent but the sushi dishes didn't impress at all considering that Shoukouwa has 2 Michelin stars. Overall it was still a good meal but at such premium prices we had expected Shoukouwa...to be excellent on ALL accounts with the WOW factor but it didn't meet up..More

Review collected in partnership with www.chope.co
Date of visit: December 2019
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ShoukouwaSG, General Manager at Shoukouwa, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2020

23 December 2019 Dear Vincent C, Thank you coming to Shoukouwa and taking time to leave us a note. Your feedback was invaluable. We are glad to hear you enjoyed the starters and cooked dishes and we will definitely share your thoughts with the chefs...More

Reviewed 1 December 2019

This restaurant is a must for any fan of Japanese cuisine. Michelin starred restaurants can sometimes be a let down - not this one. With the freshest ingredients, food is prepared meticulously to ensure that it lives up to the hype and reputation.More

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Date of visit: November 2019
Helpful?2  
ShoukouwaSG, General Manager at Shoukouwa, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2020

1 December 2019 Dear dannychew73, We thank you for your visit at Shoukouwa , and were glad you enjoyed our food . At Shoukouwa, we strive to get the choicest and freshest seafood flown from Tokyo's Toyosu Fish Market, where our chef take you through...More

Reviewed 27 October 2019

Good experience throughout 2 hours, ingredients consider very fresh but the key is the chef skill to craft each menu was excellent. Sushi is among the best I’ve dine on my omakase courses. Service staff also very nice.More

Review collected in partnership with www.chope.co
Date of visit: October 2019
Helpful?1  
ShoukouwaSG, General Manager at Shoukouwa, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2020

27 October 2019 Dear metatjan, We thank you for your kind words in leaving us such encouraging note to the chefs and the service team. The team at Shoukouwa values all diners dining experience like no other, and we are glad to meet your expectations...More

Reviewed 29 September 2019 via mobile

Our experience here was absolutely top notch. The staff were friendly and fun, the setting (a small room with 2 other couples) was simple, stylish and encouraged conversation with our hilarious table mates, and the sake list is excellent. But of course the most impressive...thing is the food. We had the longer of the two tasting menus and each dish was more delicate and perfect than the last. I can’t recommend a trip here more highly, their two stars are well deserved.More

Date of visit: September 2019
Helpful?3  
ShoukouwaSG, Manager at Shoukouwa, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2019

Dear Schlicks, Thank you for the compliments. We are very happy that you enjoyed yourself and hope to see you again soon. best regards, The Shoukouwa team

Reviewed 21 July 2019

The service was good and the food was delicious. I highly recommend this restaurant at least once in your life.

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Date of visit: July 2019
Helpful?2  
ShoukouwaSG, Manager at Shoukouwa, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2019

Dear Alanler, Thank you for dining with us and your kind words. We hope to see you again soon. Best regards, The Shoukouwa team

Reviewed 21 July 2019 via mobile

This was our favorite restaurant in Singapore so far. The quality was excellent as they fly in fish daily from Japan. Chefs were amazing. Staff were meticulous with service and friendly. We wanted to eat here again before we left but they were closed due...to it being a public holiday in Japan, the fish market was closed and they could not fly over fresh fish. Definitely will be on our list again for our next visit!More

Date of visit: July 2019
Helpful?1  
ShoukouwaSG, Manager at Shoukouwa, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2019

Dear VL, Thank you for making us your favourite restaurant! We hope you will be able to return soon. Best regards, The Shoukouwa team

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conscienciouseater
17 November 2019|
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Response from DP_StL | Reviewed this property |
Not when we were there. It is only 8 seats and all face the sushi chef.
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22 May 2018|
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Response from Cownsheep | Reviewed this property |
I would say business attire, smart casual to cocktail. It's a pretty nice restaurant and very small, so look good.
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