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Himawari Japanese Restaurant (Orchid Country Club)

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Himawari’s renowned Japanese ala-carte buffet with over 80 different dishes which includes shabu shabu has gain awards and recommendations from local media such as The Straits Times, Wine & Dine as well as with Japanese publication, Shin Nichi Ho. Take your pick of fresh Sashimis, Sushis, Makis and main courses. Already a crowd pleaser with its Japanese fan base, Himawari is fast gaining popularity among discerning Singaporeans who has high expectations of Japanese Cuisine.

Daily: 11:30 - 15:00

Daily: 18:00 - 22:00

$48 based on 6 submissions
David O

Nice Jap food surrounded by greens!

Located in Orchid Country Club, amidst a sea of green, Himawari offers a peaceful and serene ambience for some nice Jap food. Was there with the family, all 9 of us, on a Sunday for lunch. Place was about half filled and peaceful. Food was pretty ok but the quiet serenity and family makes it a great meal experience.

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13 Jul 2014 • 6 reviews • 0 follower

Nice Jap food surrounded by greens!

Located in Orchid Country Club, amidst a sea of green, Himawari offers a peaceful and serene ambience for some nice Jap food. Was there with the family, all 9 of us, on a Sunday for lunch. Place was about half filled and peaceful. Food was pretty ok but the quiet serenity and family makes it a great meal experience.
07 Jun 2014 • 1 review • 0 follower

Expensive & slow svc over wkend

I have eaten at many other Japanese buffets in sg and this is one that will be in an absolute mad rush on the weekends. help yourself in clearing the dishes and be sure to hound them on your orders,else they will be served to someone else by mistake.
22 Mar 2014 • 36 reviews • 0 follower

Overall decent buffet, but lacking in service

To its credit, the Sashimi platter that came made up for what we suffered in the service aspect. The portions were generous, as can be seen from here, all thickly sliced and succulent. The fish was fresh and at the ice-cold temperature I like my sashimi to be.

For more, visit http://herpenandfork.blogspot.sg/2014/03/review-buffet-at-himawari-occ.html
16 Dec 2013 • 100 reviews • 8 followers

Sashimi Lover fall in!

The restaurant is cosy and overlooking the golf driving range.

The first items we have ordered is none other than sashimi. Though not the top grade, it's value for money as it is free flow and thick pieces. The beef shabu shabu, it's very decent as well.

The value is maximised as we have a gruopon deal, which include free flow of drinks when this is chargeable if not cos of groupon.

Teriyaki sause is a tad too salty, but the salt grilled whole saba is awesome!

If you can wallop a huge load of sashimi and beef, yes u should come here!

15 Jun 2013 • 281 reviews • 21 followers

Himawari Japanese Restaurant – Buffeting with the Golfers

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  Himawari @ OCC is a second branch of this popular restaurant renowned for their Japanese ala-carte buffet with over 80 different dishes which include shabu shabu and sukiyaki. This review is compilation of a few visits from the Little Devil and myself.   Located in the second level of OCC Driving Range, this place can easily be seen once you enter the OCC compound. Parking are plenty for those driving, and there is a regular shuttle bus from Yishun MRT station to OCC for the non drivers.   So far we find the buffet option is more value for money, considering our huge appetite we will end up spending the same amount for ala-carte. For Japanese buffet, we normally start with their sashimi and salad. For sashimi, you can choose from salmon, sweet prawn, sea bream, yellow tail, tuna, swordfish, octopus and squid. It is all fresh, thick slices and very generous serving. The California salad that we tried so far has been refreshing with a slight tangy dressing which is good to open up your appetite.   Next in line is their shabu shabu or sukiyaki. The beef that they serve here has an excellent marble. With a short cooking time, you will enjoy juicy tender beef sensation in your mouth. For a non-beef eater, you can stick with chicken. For the finishing touches to accompany the soup, you can choose udon or rice to go with this meal.   For the cooked dishes, the notable mention is the grilled gindara (cod fish) teriyaki. It is tender, moist and not fishy. The other cook dishes such as agemono, tempura or other hot/simmer dishes are average. This is expected when it comes to buffet.   I always like to leave the carbo section for last, so leave some tummy space for the sushi and temaki. We noticed the sushi rice is nicely cooked and seasoned well rice vinegar. There are so many variety to choose from, it will be quite though for you to decide. Skipped the maki though, I am not sure why, but I feel the maki here is just so so.    Service is good, but expect it to drop when the restaurant become crowded. For dinner, the crowd start coming in after 7.30pm. The first round of food order normally it come quite fast. For the next rounds, the food will come at a slower rate and don't be surprise if you have to be constantly reminding the waiters on your orders.   The décor of the restaurant is simple and Zen. If you are facing the driving range, the view of golfers hitting the balls and practising their swings is a common sight. I just hope the golfers can still concentrate hitting the balls instead of drooling over our sashimi.   Overall, Himawari Japanese Restaurant @ OCC offer a good dining option in the Yishun area for the public or OCC members. They serve good Japanese food with lots of variety starting from appetizers to desserts. . Although the price can be slightly on the high side, they are very generous in their servings. Cheers!!