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Shinji by Kanesaka

1 Beach Road | #02-20 Raffles Hotel, Singapore 189673 , Singapore (Downtown Core)
+65 6338 6131
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Ranked #4 of 7,223 Restaurants in Singapore
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $60 - $360
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
Neighborhood: Downtown Core
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Singapore, Singapore
Top Contributor
186 reviews 186 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

How do you fault perfect sushi? If you can pay the price, Shinji is worth it. Lunch is slightly more affordable than dinner but you do get your money's worth at dinner. Service was impeccable too. And yes, the birthday surprise was cool and I like that the sushi chefs have a good sense of humor. He joked that the... More

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Berlin, Germany
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Had a wonderful relaxing Thursday evening lapping up simple yet delicious sushi. The best I've had in Singapore. Ishizawa-San brought out the best in every piece and every bite. He is serious about his craft and relaxed with his guests. Service and attention to detail is excellent as always. There was a celebration that day and the 3 chefs donned... More

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Makati, Philippines
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335 reviews 335 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Sashimi was one of the freshest I've had in the world. The sushi master chef was a wonder to watch as he yielded his knifing skills, prepared the sushi rice and added just the right amount of wasabi. A tad expensive but you definitely get what you pay for.

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Florence, Italy
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

THis was my first experience at a Japanese restaurant of this quality. Course after course of outstanding Sushi; Downing sake shots with the chef; incredible knife artistry by the chef; fish that melts in your mouth. I cannot say enough about this restaurant. It was unforgettable.

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Munich, Germany
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Went to shinji last week and the food was just out of this world. The sashimi and uni were really fresh and service was impeccable. Price is of course higher than most Japanese restaurants but at least we are paying for really high quality stuff.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Wonderful place that you wont be disappointed if you love eating sushi and sashimi. Please note that the food is more traditional sushi so it is not the same as what you eat in a normal Japanese restaurant. It is not cheap, but if you appreciate quality food then this is one place you should go. They have 2 branches... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Be prepared for exorbitant prices for some of the best sushi in Singapore, but definitely worth the high price for this unique sushi experience.

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Singapore, Singapore
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We were seated at the sushi bar, only 8 seats in total with two chefs. Everything is made fresh in front of you, really enjoyed the experience. Kind of "you make it and we eat it!" The Urchin is real fresh, very tasty indeed, the chef made something with the Urchin, I will call it Urchin "fried rice", but not... More

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Was too excited when I got Shinji's reservation, been hearing really good reviews about this restaurant. I learned it the hard way. Shinji is a rip off. For $250, without tax (almost $300 with service charge and tax) we got the lowest quality of fish, maybe it was not my lucky day?? Or they thought "Indonesians will pay anyways, they... More

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Having eaten in many Japanese restaurants in several countries (all outside of Japan) I have to say this is the best. Not only is the quality of the sashimi and sushi next level but it's a real dining expereince. Professional sushi chefs expertly prepare each course in front of you and serve it immediately. Every detail is perfect from the... More

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Additional Information about Shinji by Kanesaka

Address: 1 Beach Road | #02-20 Raffles Hotel, Singapore 189673 , Singapore
Phone Number: +65 6338 6131
Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore>  > Downtown Core
Average Prices: USD 60 - 360
Cuisine: Sushi, Japanese

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