Savour the best of both worlds at Mizuki – a beautiful blend of sushi & tempura course menu

Nestled in a quiet spot in the middle of Ngee Ann City’s 5th floor is Mizuki, a Japanese restaurant that has been known among its regulars for its smart concept: 2 counters— 1 for sushi and the other for tempura. Now for the first time since its opening in 2017, Mizuki has launched a combined sushi and tempura course menu, regardless of where you sit.

This got us excited and we headed down for a taste of this exquisite menu.

restaurant - exterior
restaurant - exterior

At Mizuki, your dishes will be crafted by a sushi master from Osaka and veteran tempura master as they ply their craft with the freshest seafood catches from Japan.

Mizuki - chef
Mizuki - chef

Customers can select between 3 different Japanese dining experiences available at different price points, S$198, S$268 or S$388. Each dinner begins with appetiser-style dishes, sashimi, cooked seasonal dish, a series of individual tempura pieces, nigiri sushi, before ending with a kakiage soba or don and finally, dessert.

Restaurant - sashimi
Restaurant - sashimi

We tried the S$268 menu, and fell in love not only with the taste, but also the visual splendour of the dishes. The sashimi course consisted of beautifully-plated evergreen favourites like bluefin ootoro, and rarer seasonal fish such as Kuromutsu (Japanese bluefish) and Ainame (fat greenling).

Mizuki - tempura
Mizuki - tempura

Next was the highly-awaited tempura course. We were served 5 pieces of tempura, each fried freshly on cue. The highlight of the course was the seaweed tempura which was topped with a glorious serving of fresh and creamy Hokkaido bafun uni and caviar and Kuruma ebi (Japanese tiger prawn) served in 2 parts: crispy fried prawns legs alongside its sweet and juicy body.

Mizuki - crab
Mizuki - crab

We were greeted with a winter-time delicacy for the 4th course, Seiko kani, a steamed and deshelled Hokkaido female snow crab with roe. This was absolutely delicious! My dining partner and I wanted more.

Restaurant - nigiri
Restaurant - nigiri

The nigiri course consisted of 4 types of sushi including toro (bluefin tuna), nodoguro (sea perch), shiromi (sea bream) and uni (sea urchin).

Mizuki - dishes
Mizuki - dishes

For the next course, we were given the option between Kakiage Don and Kakiage Soba. You can also upgrade to a Mini Negitoro Uni Don for a supplement of S$40. For dessert, diners can look forward to a selection of fresh fruits from Japan.

Chope Reservations
Chope Reservations

Ready for the best of both worlds? Head over to Mizuki and enjoy the delicious flavours of Japan today.

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