Yamakita comprise primarily of a Japanese fusion of Tempura and Tapas bar that is located at the heart of Robertson Quay. Their esteemed menu is made by their skilled Japanese chefs, and are based on seasonal ingredients, to serve clients with a variety of Tapas menu items and à la carte Tempuras that tingle their palates along with an entire array of outstanding sakes.
With over 47 different Sake bottle choices, clients are not limited only to a few but many varieties of Nihonshu hailing from various Japanese provinces that provides excellence and those awarded with an honorary Sake mentions.
We are truly amazed by Owner's Kitagawa-san amazing concoctions and innovative ideas to merge the twinning concept of Tempura and Tapas and weave into an intuitive concept with Award winning Sakes, as a new concept for the Singapore gastro segment.
We sampled some of the top sakes including these few.. First off.. FRUITY TYPE : UGONOTSUKI GINPU EIGETSU JUNMAI DAIGINJO
兩後の月 吟風咏月 純米大吟釀 It has a gorgeous taste with a scent reminiscent of melon; Goes well with green fruits, vegetables and desserts using fruits; I found 6 fruity flavours in its offering simply one of my faves. The Brewer is from Aihara Shuzo, Hiroshima Secondly we had the LIGHT & SMOOTH TYPE : NISEKO TOKUBETSU JUNMAI 二世古 特別純米 吟風 Made of special pure rice sake made by polishing Hokkaido sake brewing suitable rice "Ginpu" to 60% of the rice polishing ratio, using an Association No. 6 yeast, and preparing it with traditional techniques. The aroma is modest, DRY type that does not get tired of drinking the umami of rice and moderate acidity. The Brewer hails from Niseko Shuzo, Hokkaido
Thirdly, we tried the .. MATURED TYPE: AKABU F GINJO 赤武F吟釀 Attached notes or dryness with a well-balanced and sharp sake quality while having a ginjo fragrance, moderate sweetness of rice, and a good texture, and this sake comes from the Brewer at Akabu Shuzo, Iwate Lastly we sampled the FULL BODIED TYPE : HANEYA TSUBASA JUNMAI DAIGINJO 羽根屋翼 純米大吟釀 With a distinctive Apple-based scent wrapped with a sense of transparent fragrance & umami, this is a Gold prize winner of KURA MASTER 2020 and we simply love it! The Brewer is from Tomikiku Shuzo, Toyama.
For the pairing dinner with tempura and sake, we sampled and tasted these dishes 1) KITA SALAD (FRUITY TYPE) 2) EBI HOTATE IKA (SQUID) ASPARAGUS TEMPURA (LIGHT & SMOOTH) ANAGO SHUTAKE TEMPURA (MATURED TYPE) 4) WAGYU PREMIUM KARUBI KUSHI (FULL BODIED TYPE) 5) ANAGO TEMPURA
The result was heavenly, and the pairing was exquisite; our media rating for their innovation, style, structure and pairing is quoted at 8.5/10
60 Robertson Quay, #01-05/06, Singapore 238252
Open: 6pm - 11pm (Everyday)
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Tel: +65 6235 4203 (3.30pm onwards)
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