Note: Hilltop Japanese restaurant has stopped its operation.
Hill Top Japanese Restaurant has been around for many years and it has always been known as one of the famous teppanyaki restaurants in Singapore.
Stepping inside the restaurant, located on a hill above Jurong Birdpark, we were surprised by the crowd for such an inaccessible place. It was a Friday night, and the humble, dimly-lit restaurant was full. The crowd was a good mix of couples and families – we see how much Singaporeans love teppanyaki.
We were seated at a corner station, where we had an unobstructed view of the chef working his skills and sizzling all the fresh food right before the patrons.
The ala carte menu was a rather simple and straight – forward ones, and I must say that the prices shocked us a little. The restaurant does not have any set menus, unlike a typical teppanyaki restaurant. For ala carte portions, prices range from $18 for pork loin/chicken, to $30 for a black pepper steak.
We ordered Hill Top NZ Steak ($30), Kurobuta Pork Belly ($23), Beancurd ($4) and California Maki ($8) to share. The food was prepared and served with high standard; they were not downright fantastic, but tantalizing enough to make the meal a happy one.
Complimentary desserts such as Mango Pudding, Sago Honeydew and Almond Beancurd will ensure that you end on a sweet note.
Hill Top Japanese Restaurant
2 Jurong Hill
Jurong Bird Park
Tel: +65 6266 3522
Daily: 11.30am – 11.30pm
For more recommendations, read my post on Best Japanese Restaurants in Singapore