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Santaro@Hinoki Japanese Dining

Santaro@Hinoki Japanese Dining

9 Reviews
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About Santaro@Hinoki Japanese Dining

When’s the last time you ate gourmet Japanese food? If you can’t remember, or you’ve just been settling for any old run-of-the-mill sushi joint, then it’s about time you treat yourself to an extraordinary Japanese meal at Santaro @ Hinoki. Situated on Cross Street at China Square Central, this happening eatery is right in the heart of Singapore’s central business district, making it the ideal spot for an after-work dinner or business lunch. Promotion: 10% discount for all Citibank card holders


Santaro@Hinoki Japanese Dining
22 Cross Street
Singapore 048421

Menu Highlights



Pickles Tsukemono


Dried Baby Sardine Tatami Iwashi


Deepfried Sakura Prawns Sakura Ebi Kakiage



Yasai Inaniwa Udon

Thin Wheat Flour Udon with Vegetables

Gyuniku Udon

Beef Wheat Flour Noodles

Tempura Gozen Bento

Tempura Moriawase, Grilled Fish, Chawanmushi, Otoshi, Soup, Dessert

Toro Don

Tuna Belly with Sushi Rice

Mini Kaiseki (Choice of Gindara/Wagyu Beef/Tempura)

Appetizers, soup, sashimi, grilled gindara mentaiko yaki, vegetable tempura, eel rice, dessert

Set Menu

Mini Kaiseki Lunch Course

Comes with appetizer, sashimi, grilled dish, stewed dish, special eel rice, dessert of the day

More about Santaro@Hinoki Japanese Dining, Singapore

Santaro Li, a Master Chef of Japanese cooking and one of the top chefs in all of Singapore, opened his first restaurant in 1997 and has been something of a legend ever since. At his restaurant Santaro @ Hinoki, he continues to make legendary dishes that wow diners every time. Artfully combining ingredients to create the most exquisite offerings is the goal of this Japanese eatery at China Square Central, and with friendly service to top it all off, Santaro @ Hinoki is a fantastic place to sample the top-quality Japanese cuisine.

Although the sushi at this gourmet Japanese eatery shines for its freshness and quality, the warm menu items are also phenomenal. The sea bass cheeks fried in truffle oil is one dish you simply can’t miss out on. With a perfectly crispy exterior and a delicately moist interior, it is unparalleled in its flavour. Other creative dishes like the Japanese Pumpkin under Snow have foodies raving for weeks on end after their meal. For a sweet conclusion, Santaro @ Hinoki serves up several flavours of homemade ice cream like grape kyoho and black sesame goma. With its location on Cross Street at China Square Central, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t treat yourself at this extraordinary Japanese restaurant.

9 Santaro@Hinoki Japanese Dining Reviews

9 Reviews
Value for money:Good value
Noise levels:Pleasant
Waiting time:Exceptionally good
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QianQian F.a year ago · 8 reviews

My nth time visiting the place. Brought my parents along this time. Ordered a Hinoki Maki, A bara Chirashi Set and A Mixed Fried Set. Hinoki Maki and Chirashi don is all along good and tasty. first time trying the Fried Set but it was so so. My Parents enjoyed it and will definitely visit again

QianQian F.a year ago · 8 reviews

The sashimi is fresh and come in thick slices. The executive set meals comes in generous portions. Price is reasonable. Staff are friendly and there is free flow of green tea. i have visited this place numerous times and will continue to patronise them.

Yee How L.a year ago · 5 reviews

Service was prompt, ambience was good, food is absolutely marvellous.

WaiFun W.a year ago · 1 review

I had the Citibank 1 for 1 7-course Omakase dinner last night. Food was very good with different varieties - century egg tofu appetiser, fresh thickly sliced sashimi, beef cubes on hot stone with seared scallop and seafood chawanmushi, fish broth, grilled eel, rice soup and dessert. Very good value at S$138 for 2 persons.

Zi Xin N.a year ago · 1 review

Had the Citibank 1-for-1 dinner. It was a good 7 course meal. Added on the salmon belly and the total bill was $190 for two pax. Worth the money. The restaurant was not full on a Saturday night and I like it very much as it wasn't cramp at all.

Patrik H.a year ago · 2 reviews

Delicious sashimi and sushi as well as noodles and other food, definitely worth a try. Friendly service. Could improve the general ambiance a bit and it would be top score...

Keng Chong L.a year ago · 1 review

Nice food and good service. Portion of food is huge and price is decent considering the fact that sushi is fresh. Free flow of nice warm tea

Winnie S.a year ago · 6 reviews

Service was excellent, kudos to the staff. However, their food could really only be described as 'average', though with generous portions and complimentary hot green tea.

坂井 真.a year ago · 2 reviews

Asked for no shellfish. First appetiser that was brought out was clam...