Japanese dining concepts such as Teppanyaki and Shabu Shabu are plentiful in Singapore, but Robatayaki choices are quite limited. Robatayaki, which literally translates to fire-side cooking, was traditionally practiced by Japanese Fishermen when they reach the shore. Their fresh catch was placed on an oar and cooked over coals. Kurama, a newly opened restaurant at Millennia Walk, provides diners with an authentic robata experience in an intimate 15-seater setting.
Robatayaki has evolved from focusing on seafood, to a wide variety of ingredients such as meat and vegetables. Kurama’s menu showcases a plethora of quality ingredients, imported from all around the world. Expect Australian scallops, Alaskan King Crabs, New Zealand Lamb, as well as Japanese Beef and Vegetables.
It’s easy to spot Yoi Sake Bar & Kurama Robatayaki while walking along the stretch of restaurants along Nihon Food Street. The bar, situated at the front, has a metal fence façade and is decorated with colourful carp streamers. Here, you’ll be spoilt for choice-Yoi stocks more than 50 types of sake! Continue reading