Helmed by chef Kenji Okumura, Teppan Kappou Kenji is a modern Japanese diner where diners can indulge in a multi-course menu in Kappou-style with premium and exclusive ingredients sourced directly from Japan.
Using only the freshest and finest ingredients of the season, Chef Kenji Okumura’s creatively intriguing menu includes his signature teppanyaki dishes. Apart from exquisitely prepared sushi, sashimi, sukiyaki, hotpot, the highlight is the Omakase dining experience which not only dips below the usual offering bracket but can be personalized. Instead of being entirely “up to the chef”, Chef Kenji Okumura offers a customized “Omakase” experience to cater to his guests’ taste preferences.
Despite the exceptional quality of ingredients, Teppan Kappou Kenji has made every attempt to keep dining affordable with Omakase. While the modest, kappou-style cuisine is offered in three fixed menus for dinner; Hana, Kiri, Aoi, the Omakase set lunch treat starts from a digestible price bracket.
If premium Wagyu beef is what you’re hankering for, get yours here grilled to perfection. The unique ala carte menu offers a wide selection of premium Wagyu, including the premium A5 and A4 Miyazaki beef along with the best Japanese seafood delicacies like abalone, king crab and live spiny lobster and oyster from Mie Prefecture.
Trained in the art of Kaiseki by master chefs in Japan, Chef Okumura’s menu pays homage to the artistic tradition where each dish is crafted to breathtaking perfection. Now, with Teppan Kappou (counter seating) Kenji, he hopes to introduce a new Japanese gourmet experience – one that is steeped in the sophisticated nuances of this fine Japanese multi-course meal but presented in a relaxed and intimate atmosphere. Chef Okumura says the concept of the restaurant will allow him “to showcase his versatility in using premium seasonal ingredients prepared to the diner’s preference and presented through an interactive dining experience.”
As seasonality and quality of ingredients are equally important in Japanese cuisine, Chef Kenji Okumura takes pride in ingredients he specially sources during his regular trips to Japan. On top of the rich selection of live spiny lobster and oysters from the Mie prefecture, there’s unagi from Shimanto River, Kochi Perfecture and other fresh produce all imported directly from Japan specially for the Omakase menu.
Besides His Majesty the Emperor of Japan, famous personalities like Mikhail Gorbachev of Russia and Wen Jiabao of China have enjoyed his Omakase menu. Other than Chef Okamura’s exquisitely curated Omakase-style menu, diners can also enjoy comforting Japanese hot pots. Among the many varieties are sukiyaki and shabu-shabu that would pair perfectly with light Japanese beer and a fine selection of sake and Japanese whisky.
The intimate space located conveniently on Tanjong Pagar Road seats up to 45 guests, with a relaxing private dining space and 12 counter seats making it ideal for business lunches, social gatherings, celebrations and entertaining.
At quietly elegant Teppan Kappou, guests can opt for the chef’s table, or enjoy social or corporate dining in the private dining room which comfortably seats 6-8 people.
For Kappou fans, there is nothing more delightful than watching the chef at work – all grace and finesse in traditional Kappou style – while anticipating the dish to come. At Teppan Kappou Kenji, enjoy a modern and revolutionary take on Japan’s most revered dining traditions.