Contemporary Japanese restaurant, SENS, cooks up a storm inside a grocer

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    SENS Sashimi Moriawase Mix - 7 kinds

    SENS, a contemporary Japanese restaurant, is a 42-seater restaurant located within Taste gourmet grocer. If you have not heard of Taste, it is a brand new gourmet grocer that recently opened up at Raffles Holland Village. For those who loves Japanese cuisine, the chefs at SENS whips up a wide range of contemporary Japanese favourites like sashimi, sushi, teppanyaki, tempura and yakitori dishes that will be able to satisfy you cravings.

    Not only that, SENS’ unique location within Taste grocer also means that you can enjoy a bespoke meal experience. All you need to do is to shop for the ingredients at Taste and let the chefs at SENS know how you want it prepared. A fee of $8 for every 100 grams of ingredients applies. The restaurant at Raffles Holland Village basement also boasts one of the largest selections of Japanese craft beers, sake and wines sourced from breweries across Japan.

    SENS Interior
    Judging from the weekday crowd, SENS is certainly popular
    Sashimi moriawase mix with 7 varieties
    Sashimi moriawase mix with 7 varieties

    Helmed by Chef Kent Seah, who has over 22 years of experience in Japanese cuisines, Chef Kent has been hands on from the sourcing fresh food and quality ingredients to the plating design for the over 100 dishes and items served at the restaurant. Take for example their Sashimi Moriawase Mix that starts from $48.80 for 5 varieties; the sashimi are air flown from Japan and plated on a black slate atop a wooden box to showcase the glistening freshness of the seafood. The choice of sashimi include botan ebi (giant sweet shrimp), tako (octopus sashimi) and mekajiki (sword fish belly).

    A5 wagyu blow-torched to perfection
    A5 wagyu blow-torched to perfection
    Wagyu Tataki at SENS
    Wagyu Tataki

    Other highlights of SENS include the Kurobuta Rosu Katsu (S$17.50), a generous piece of crispy black pork loin tonkatsu that is juicy and succulent, the Beef Kaku Ni (S$16.80), a flavourful beef brisket dish that is marinated and stewed till fork tender. Beef lovers will certainly be delighted that SENS serves the prized “Japanese Black” cattle, 100% purebred Japanese Wagyu from Miyazaki Prefecture. The Wagyu Tataki ($68.80) is lightly seared with a blow torch before being sliced and served with a citrusy Yuzu Ponzu sauce. Every piece of this premium ingredient simply melts in your mouth.

    Kurobuta Rosu Katsu
    Kurobuta Rosu Katsu
    Sirloin beef teppan at SENS
    Sirloin beef teppan
    Yakitori platter at SENS
    Yakitori platter

    SENS has a really extensive menu. From yakitori and teppan to maki and noodles, we are certain that you will find something you like.


    Address: 118 Holland Avenue Raffles Holland Village #B1-12/13 Singapore 278997
    Opening Hours: 11.00am – 11.00pm