The best places for gyudon in Singapore

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The best places for gyudon in Singapore
The best places for gyudon in Singapore
24 Jun 2019

The best places for gyudon in Singapore

Warm, delicious and comforting rice bowls laden with tender, luscious slices of beef - what's not to like? When it comes to gyudon, or beef bowls, there is no lack of options in Singapore. Whether you prefer them with pink seared beef or thinly-sliced simmered Wagyu, here are the best picks for gyudon - topped with a glorious onsen egg, of course.

The Burning Oak
The Burning Oak
24 Jun 2019

The Burning Oak

Despite being a humble stall at Bedok Marketplace, The Burning Oak actually serves up gourmet style beef bowls using premium Wagyu beef. Their Wagyu Rump Cap bento set ($13) is luxury at an affordable price. You can also find other such creations like the Wagyu Rump and Iberico Pork bowl and Slow Cooked Pork Cheeks covered in honey star anise sauce. All lunch sets come with a bowl of miso soup and are served from 12 pm – 1.30 pm.

Address: 348 Bedok Road, Bedok Marketplace, #02-16, Singapore 469560

Opening hours: Tuesdays to Thursdays, 12 pm to 1.30pm and 6 pm to 9.30pm; Fridays to Saturdays, 12 pm to 1.30pm and 6 pm to 10 pm; Sundays 6 pm to 9pm. Closed on Mondays.

Photo: Facebook/The Burning Oak

Sandaime Bunji
Sandaime Bunji
24 Jun 2019

Sandaime Bunji

Sandaime Bunju is an Izakaya-style eatery run by Japanese owners. Among their selection of dainty dishes is the Wagyu Round Roast Mountain set, where slices of tender Wagyu beef are piled high on a bed of rice and served with oxtail soup, tofu, and salad. Apart from this, they also have plenty of dishes for beef lovers, like the Wagyu sirloin steak, Gyutan steak, and Wagyu Kalvi skewers.

Address: 9 Raffles Boulevard, Millenia Walk,  #01-14/15, Singapore 039596

Opening Hours: Mondays to Fridays, 11.30am to 3 pm and 5 pm to 11 pm; Saturdays, 11.30am to 11 pm; Sundays, 11.30am to 9 pm.

Photo: Facebook/Sandaime Bunji

Waa Cow!
Waa Cow!
24 Jun 2019

Waa Cow!

Waa Cow’s best selling point is its affordable Wagyu beef bowls. And one of its bestsellers is the Mentaiko beef bowl ($21.90), where tender and thick slices of sous vide Wagyu beef are topped with creamy torched Mentaiko sauce. We recommend that you mix it all up with the onsen tamago (soft boiled egg) so you get a taste of heaven with every bite. Fans of beef will also love their Ultimate Beef Sushi Platter ($36.80) with eight pieces of aburi Wagyu nigiri in different flavours and textures.

Address: Two locations at NUS University Town and Marina One. 

Opening hours: Mondays to Saturdays, 11.30am -7.30pm (NUS); Mondays to Fridays: 11.30am – 2.30pm, 5.30pm – 9.30pm (Marina One)

Photo: Facebook/Waa Cow

Koji Sushi Bar
Koji Sushi Bar
24 Jun 2019

Koji Sushi Bar

Koji Sushi Bar might be known for its fresh sashimi and Omakase, they offer a lot more than that. This Japanese restaurant is also home to fuss-free donburi or rice bowls and one of their best is the Wagyu Sukiyaki ($28) which comes topped with juicy Wagyu beef simmered in broth to give a succulent finish.

Address: 3 Pickering Street, #01-42, Singapore 048660

Opening hours: Mondays to Saturdays, 11.30am -3.00pm; 6pm -10pm. Closed on Sundays.

Photo: Facebook/Koji Sushi Bar

Maru
Maru
24 Jun 2019

Maru

The gyudon at Maru are nothing short of luxurious. Their signature Truffle Beef Cube Don ($25) features beef cooked in a truffle red wine sauce, onsen egg and shimeji mushrooms over flavourful garlic fried rice, while the Wagyu Don ($38), served with seared Wagyu beef layered over rice and slathered with white truffle oil and yakiniku sauce, is a sight to behold.

Address: Icon Village, 12 Gopeng Street, #01-05 to #01-11, Singapore 078877

Opening hours: Mondays to Saturdays, 11.30am-3pm; 6pm-10.30pm. Closed on Sundays.

Photo: Facebook/Maru

Kogane Yama
Kogane Yama
24 Jun 2019

Kogane Yama

Kogane Yama is your friendly neighbourhood donburi shop offering a wide variety of rice bowls for under $15. Beef lovers will want to order their stir-fried Wagyu beef don ($13.90) which comes with an onsen egg and crispy fried garlic chips that lend a boost of flavour to the bowl.

Address: 200 Victoria Street, Bugis Junction, #02-50, Singapore 188021

Opening hours: Daily, 11 am -10 pm

Photo: Facebook/Kogane Yama

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