From creative Japanese tidbits you won’t find in your usual supermarket to the freshest seafood imported directly from Japan, these gourmet Japanese supermarkets have got them all.
This Japanese restaurant and marketplace serves up a good dose of authenticity in terms of food and produce available, all flown in from Japan. Bonus: It’s the only marketplace that sells Halal Japanese goodies and snacks.
#04-10 JCube, 2 Jurong East Central 1, Singapore 609731
NEXT: Emporium Shokuhin →
This megamart spans approximately 34,000 square ft (that’s almost two-thirds of a soccer field!) and has an extensive range of sections, including 8 different dining concepts. What’s even more impressive? The integrated emporium even features a live seafood market and beef dry-aging facility.
#01-18 Marina Square, 6 Raffles Boulevard, Singapore 039594
NEXT: Kuriya →
At Kuriya, fresh seafood is flown in thrice weekly from Japan; alongside this, you’ll find ready-made sushi platters, snacks, and drinks. Chat up the fish specialists at any one of Kuriya’s eight marketplaces in Singapore and gain some cooking tips and tricks!
NEXT: Meidi-Ya →
Don’t be surprised if you hear Japanese housewives out on shopping trips together – Liang Court is, after all, a mini Japan-town of sorts. So, if you’re looking for an all-rounder supermarket to do your weekly grocery trips, this is it: ready-made susih platters and bento boxes for fast meals, exotic Japanese fruits, spice mixes, and more.
#B1-50 Liang Court Shopping Centre, 177 River Valley Rd, Singapore 179030
NEXT: Sakuraya Fish Mart →
A quick trip to Sakuraya fish Mart can get you frozen ingredients, Japanese rice, alcohol, Japanese tidbits, ice-cream, and beverages. And, of course, its value-for-money seafood such as salmon and tuna.
#B1-84D Parkway Parade, 80 Marine Parade Rd, Singapore 449269
NEXT: J-Mart →
The retail outlet of the Japan Prestige Sake Association, J-Mart is the best place to get authentic Japanese alcohol, with premium batches of sake at affordable prices. Also find other staples and rare Japanese snacks here.
#B1-28 The Star Vista, 1 Vista Exchange Green, Singapore 138617
NEXT: Yamakawa Super →
Yamakawa brings in Japanese confectionaries and beverages that you won’t find in local supermarkets. If you’re feeling adventurous, the supermarket sells wasabi-flavoured soda, pudding-flavoured biscuits, and other unique snacks to try out.
#B1-28B Clarke Quay Central, 6 Eu Tong Sen St, Singapore 059817
NEXT: Isuramuya →
By Pinky Chng, adapted from The Singapore Women’s Weekly, October 2017
Like this? Read other takeway stories here,