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Nara Japanese Restaurant

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Goldhill Shopping Centre, Singapore, Singapore
+65 6256 6588
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Hobart, Australia
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Just finished our meal in this "hole in the wall" restaurant. My wife and I had the Aki Bento which was as good as any we had on our trips to Japan. Great service, excellent sake menu and mid-range prices. From the Novena MRT take the United Square underpass and when you come up a the other side take the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

This is a relaxing, well run, neighbourhood restaurant. The food is very fresh and the service is polite and helpful. The sashimi is excellent and the new chef is great. Definitely worth giving this one a try!

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Thank Melanie B
Tampa Bay area
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Tiny, mid-price neighborhood restaurant. We were semi-regulars when we lived in the area (2006-2008) and popped in for a visit while transiting through Singapore. It still has excellent sushi, sushi maki, bento meals, tempura shrimp and vegetables with udon or soba noodles. Welcoming yet unobtrusive service. We spent $60 Singapore dollars for dinner for two (green tea included, no other... More 

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Thank Travel_mundial
Singapore, Singapore
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112 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Had a business lunch with four people. The space is slightly tight if you need to talk serious business, but for networking it is great. It was well visited which is always a good sign. We had a selection of sushi and it was really good. Some traditional nigiri and some adventurous maki rolls. The rice was perfect and the... More 

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Thank Micmey70
Singapore, Singapore
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103 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2016

On 11 Jan 16, I and my siblings had a wonderful lunch at Nara Japanese Restaurant@Goldhill Centre (not to be confused with Nara Thai Restaurant originating from Bangkok: aside from the type of cuisine being served, the former refers to the historic city which was also the first capital of ancient Japan - as in ‘Nara Deer Park’ or ‘Nara... More 

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1 Thank SimonSim123
Singapore, Singapore
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259 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2015

Nara Japanese Restaurant in Goldhill provide good quality food . Service staff are well trained . The negative being , it's small and cramped .

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1 Thank PToh55
Singapore, Singapore
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

I been to this restaurant for my wife birthday, the food was good, the chef was polite and nice. When we enter all the service staff greeted us with a smile! The food was awesome! Portion was just nice for two of us! They hv promotion once awhile. It's a must try restaurant! Will.be back for more!

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1 Thank Zacharie W
Singapore, Singapore
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2015

This place has a nice ambience, great food and good service, ask the staff in advance when the fresh food arrives in the week. Ms Mei Lee offers good service and always remembers what our favourite dishes are.

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3 Thank bcolumba
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 March 2015

Food was OK. Told service staff to let customers know of S$5 charge for raw veg platter served without asking. Service was ok.

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1 Thank Hui S
Singapore, Singapore
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2015

We will never set foot here again. Four of us ate here last night. The food is so-so. The cook lacks imagination so there appears to be miso or tau chionh in everything! The sashimi was mediocre and poorly cut. The oil used to fry tempura was clearly stale. They messed up our orders resulting in a very extended meal.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Goldhill Shopping Centre, Singapore, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore
  • Phone Number: +65 6256 6588

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?