If you have long gone to Brown Butter but are continue to craving for a lot more Japanese-influenced places, this Japanese cafe in the vicinity of Promenade MRT station features a minor slice of Kyoto to its diners.
Positioned on the 4th ground of the Pan Pacific resort, Keyaki could just relieve a little bit of your wanderlust with its outside Japanese koi backyard.
If you’re hunting for a much more personal setting with an elevated ambience, the Yard Pavilion boasts a seating potential of 40 for any eating event.
The Shoji-motivated screens and moon gate that open up to lush greenery and a koi pond generate this out-of-Singapore illusion with no in fact stepping outside the borders.
Though the Singapore Flyer may disrupt the standard Japanese architecture, its visual appearance at the again embraces the classic East Asian gardening method of shakkei.
Commonly translated as “borrowed scenery”, shakkei consists of the artwork of incorporating distant views into the garden composition to create a feeling of depth and viewpoint.
The generous utilization of rocks, stones, toros (stone lanterns), and sand in the zen back garden additional elevates its Japanese vibes.
A spokesperson for Pan Pacific told us that the backyard garden is open up to hotel attendees and diners at the restaurant — which means you will probably have to dine in if you want to feature the site on your Instagram feed.
Sushi, Sashimi, and Teppanyaki
If you’d like to dine there, observe that rates are not precisely… casual.
Keyaki offers a few menus: Lunch, Evening meal, and Weekend Brunch.
Unique to the lunch menu, the Keyaki Bento (S$70) involves an appetiser, grilled dish, simmered dish, deep-fried dish, sashimi, chawanmushi, rice, miso soup, pickles, and a dessert.
The Multi-Class Teppanyaki (S$155 to S$200) and Kaiseki (S$150 or S$200) are the highlights of the evening meal menu.
Offered on Saturdays, Sundays, and community holiday seasons from 11:30am to 2:30pm, kaiseki-fashion okonomi weekend brunches commence at S$75 for a 7-system food.
Keyaki Japanese Cafe
Handle: Level 4, 7 Raffles Boulevard, Marina Sq. Singapore 039595
Opening several hours:
Lunch: 11:30am to 2:30pm, everyday
Supper: 6pm to 10pm, each day
Leading images by Pan Pacific Singapore.