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Uya Venue hot100

429 Wishlisted

~$35/pax

Uya 四代目菊川 aims to offer affordable and authentic Japanese traditional unagi cuisine to the masses in Singapore. Our eels are carefully selected to ensure the ideal quality (colour, plumbness and tenderness) to match our own tare (sauce). The tare used in Uya 四代目菊川 is made using a sauce base that has been a family secret for over 4 generations and was specially brought over from Japan to Singapore.
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501 Orchard Road
#02-15/16 Wheelock Place
Singapore 238880

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Friday:
12:00pm - 02:30pm
06:00pm - 10:00pm

Saturday:
12:00pm - 02:30pm
06:00pm - 10:00pm

Sunday:
12:00pm - 02:30pm
06:00pm - 09:30pm

Monday:
12:00pm - 02:30pm
06:00pm - 09:30pm

Tuesday:
12:00pm - 02:30pm
06:00pm - 09:30pm

Wednesday:
12:00pm - 02:30pm
06:00pm - 09:30pm

Thursday:
12:00pm - 02:30pm
06:00pm - 09:30pm

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The menu hasn’t changed much since the restaurant opened (only minor additions), but the place has become better known and justifiably popular in spite of the high prices, so do book in advance or be prepared to queue. The unagi here are crunchier, smokier, and more flavourful than those served at non-specialist restaurants. One must try the Hitsumabushi, which they recommend to eat three ways - on its own, with wasabi and other condiments, or with a broth; each is delicious in a different way. They use all parts of the eel: ‘Crispy bone’ is scrumptious, grilled liver is interesting, liver ponzu is less good than ankimo (monkfish liver) as it is less fatty. Efficient and polite service.

The menu hasn’t changed much since the restaurant opened (only minor additions), but the place has become better known and justifiably popular in spite of the high prices, so do book in advance or be prepared to queue. The unagi here are crunchier, smokier, and more flavourful than those served at non-specialist restaurants. One must try the Hitsumabushi, which they recommend to eat three ways - on its own, with wasabi and other condiments, or with a broth; each is delicious in a different way. They use all parts of the eel: ‘Crispy bone’ is scrumptious, grilled liver is interesting, liver ponzu is less good than ankimo (monkfish liver) as it is less fatty. Efficient and polite service.

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There are no live killings of fresh eels here and no fresh grated wasabi but the unagi is still high quality goodness. Compared to its competitor, the #unagi is less soft but more crisp and has a nice char aroma. It’s difficult to argue which is better and some prefer uya but I personally prefer the softer tender man man version.
📍@uya_sg, #02-15/16, Wheelock Place, 501 Orchard Road
#cafehoppingorchard

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