Mon - Sat: 11:30 - 15:00
Mon - Sat: 18:00 - 22:00
A popular restaurant with a full slate of Japanese food on the menu, this is a good place for bento sets and other hearty meals.
Went there for their set lunches. There were reasonably priced and value for money as its portion are relatively huge. The place is rather cosy and gives one a homey feel. It can get pretty crowded especially during lunch hour due to the office hour crowd. However, come evening time, it would be the best time to make a visit to the restaurant. Do give it a try if you are around the area.
Full Review: http://dairycream.blogspot.jp/2014/10/botan-japanese-restaurant-homely-affair.html
I thought I would find Botan Shrimp on the menu but I didn't. Hah...but this Japanese restaurant serves up pretty delicious dishes that taste very close to those you find in Japanese homes. On the dinner menu, you'll find a list of Dinner Sets, ala carte sashimi, Yakitori, porridge, soba, sushi, tofu, tempura, etc.
The Gyunikyu Jagaimo is a flavourful simple beef stew with the caramelized sweetness of onions and carrots. Soft, creamy yet not spammed with too much mayonnaise. The Tamago yaki takes semblance after dashi-maki, served warm and significantly less sweeter. I felt short-changed on the Stir-fry Beef with Leeks as the greens were in shortage and the dish was too oily. And I'm sure most Japanese housewives would raise opposition towards this.
Though being cruelly severed into slices, the Unagi Kabayaki ($15) remained a crowd pleaser with its fatty tissues that gave a full, tantalizing mouthfeel. If you love potato salad, then you should try the version here at $8 as it is probably the best I've come accords in Singapore. Not to forget the light low-calorie supper food Tofu Mentaiko; anything hardly goes wrong if you throw in some mentaiko and this is no exception :)
I wouldn't have know this place, if not, my friend kept on telling us about it. That we should go to this place to have dinner, not so crowded, nice ambience and for dinner set menu value-for-money.
When we were at there, we took turn to decide what to order for the set. As there were quite a number of choices. Easy for me to choose, rather, I won't order for rice set. So I ended up with soba. With my fave and fresh sashimi, what a nice dinner we had.