Take a quick trip to Japan by visiting Marina Bay Sands’ latest Japanese restaurant, WAKUDA SG

If you’re a fan of all things Japanese and aren’t flying over to Japan any time soon, WAKUDA is where you should head down to.

Opening on 17 April 2022, Marina Bay Sands’ latest Japanese restaurant, WAKUDA, is a dining concept by culinary maestro Tetsuya Wakuda and 50 Eggs Hospitality Group. The new restaurant will be located in the heart of Marina Bay Sands’ Hotel Lobby.

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Credit – WAKUDA & Marina Bay Sands

The new restaurant also sees a truly exceptional design by award-winning architecture and design firm, Rockwell Group, as they embrace Chef Tetsuya’s culinary philosophy and modern take on Japanese classics. 

Headlined by the celebrity chef and his long-time stalwarts, Executive Chef Sufian Zian and Chef de Cuisine Suzuki Masaya, WAKUDA will be Chef Tetsuya’s second restaurant at the integrated resort after his two Michelin-starred Waku Ghin.

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Credit – WAKUDA & Marina Bay Sands

At WAKUDA, Kumiki— a time-honoured wood joinery craft that traces back to the Asuka period (538-710 AD)— is used throughout. Be prepared to awe at the custom ceiling installation in the Main Dining Room, where floor-to-ceiling windows draw the eye to picturesque views of a lush, outdoor garden framed by a dome-shaped Kumiki screen and marked by a Japanese maple tree sitting above tranquil waters.

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Credit – WAKUDA & Marina Bay Sands

WAKUDA also has a private Omakase Room, where darker tones of natural wood exude elegance over the Chef’s Table where diners are treated to a multi-sensory feast of craftsmanship. Intimate plush banquette seats are framed by embossed metal privacy screens, set against oxidised nickel wall panels featuring iridescent cherry blossom motifs.

“WAKUDA represents an evolution of my culinary work to date. It is a fresh canvas where I can dream up new possibilities to enable diners to journey across time and seasons,” said Chef Tetsuya Wakuda. “From the sourcing of exclusive produce, down to every design element and fine craftsmanship, the level of precision and detail in the cuisine style and presentation is truly remarkable. We envision WAKUDA to be a vibrant and fun dining experience amidst the bustling Marina Bay Sands, and I cannot wait to unveil it to our guests.”

WAKUDA will open for reservations from 18 April 2022; stay tuned for more updates via its website and Instagram page.

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10 Bayfront Avenue, Hotel Tower Two, Lobby , Singapore 018956

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10 Bayfront Avenue, Hotel Tower Two, Lobby , Singapore 018956

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