Hoongy ! •
05 Jan 2015 • 1943 reviews • 259 followers
Replacing Kuriya at Orchard Central is Sumiya, a charcoal grill izakaya concept.
At a recent visit, I started with the Sashimi Platter ($68). Whilst the menu said five kinds of sashimi, there were at least seven premium kinds (salmon belly, chutoro, swordfish, sweet prawn, scallop, yellowtail, sea urchin), including an abalone that was thrown in when the wait staff found out I liked it. Very good value if you ask me.
From the grill I tried the Awabi Isoyaki ($18.80), an abalone slightly grilled.
I also had the Chicken Karaage ($8.80), large chunky and tender pieces of chicken.
I then tried the Bamboo Unagi and Ikura ($16.80), which was a small set of rice with well grilled eel topped with fresh salmon roe.
I also tried the Wagyu Beef Curry ($24.80). The curry seemed to be made in house as it did not have the usual thick instant paste and was quite watery.
I washed it all down with the Snowcrab soup ($7.80).
Overall, was quite impressed with the food. Service was also very efficient and friendly.