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Nobuya Singapore


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#2,099 of 10,596 Restaurants in Singapore

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Japanese, Asian
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I know some people don’t like this izakaya’s style, still I love this place. You should know that everyone need to order some alcohol at least once, or else you can not be accepted to enjoy their nice food with Low prices. Especially in the...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank daicycle
Reviewed February 9, 2019 via mobile

Great authentic Japanese experience in Singapore. Fantastic sake list. Delicious food. Super casual and relaxed.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank SaigonStevo
Reviewed January 17, 2019

Went with Japanese friend who frequents this place because of the food and ambience (despite it's at fortune center) feel like authentic izakaya, of course with the tight space as well. Ordered many foods with a lot of sake which apparently no fuss from the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank yosuaisk
Reviewed November 17, 2018 via mobile

Recommended by a friend (first time), thought i could wait while sitting down, boss came over to ask if i’m drinking so i thought maybe they didn’t want alcohol in their restaurant so i just said no. he pointed to the sign and before i...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ClifftonC3
Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

As quirky as anyone can expect, the rules are set by the boss and you better take heed. Made it quite clear that non drinkers are not welcomed. However if you happen to like the booze this place is as authentic as any Izakaya you...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Excellent selection of delicious Japanese food in a Izakaya where the beer and sake are a must order.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Thomas S
Reviewed August 19, 2018

One of the best izakayas that you can find outside of Japan. Cramp, dim lighting, noisy & always crowded. Great atmosphere. Service is friendly & fast. Decent pricing especially the beers. Good menu selection. Wise to reserve & there is a must drink policy. The...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank poopshooter
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

It’s a simple casual no pretence in your face eatery You get seats if you book in advance You need to order drinks No fancy 5 star fan fare Loved the fact the food came in small bites Service was fast - crew were honest...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank beachbummer75
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

You’re either going to love this place or hate it. Firstly it’s quite noisy, a little cramped and not exactly as cheap as you’d expect it to be because of the surroundings. The absolutely must drink policy is also a little bizarre especially when forced...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 222jits
Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

*****WARNING: STAY AWAY FROM THESE EVIL PEOPLE FROM A JAPANESE RESTAURANT NOBUYA***** My friday night with my girlfriends was totally ruined by this unbelievably #shocking and #horrifying experience at a Japanese restaurant #Nobuya. This place was recommended by a #Japanese #friend for its authentic food...More

Date of visit: May 2018
3  Thank parusiakim
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