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TANOKE is born of our love for complementing great food with fine sake. We believe that a good pairing truly elevates the dining experience and inspires moments of enjoyment and pleasure. We'd like to call it the Joy of Food & Sake.


Our restaurant's contemporary yet welcoming ambience, with lush teal walls and warm metal and wood accents, invites you to indulge in the gastronomic pleasures of modern Japanese cuisine and sake pairing.

Our team is committed to providing exceptional service, guiding you through our menu, and helping you select the perfect dishes and sake pairings to suit your palate. We use only the finest ingredients to create fresh and innovative Japanese cuisine, while our sommeliers are experts in sake pairing, ensuring a culinary journey like no other.

Whether you're dining with friends, family, or colleagues, TANOKE is the perfect place to relax and indulge in the Joy of Food & Sake.


Chef Rio's philosophy is simple - "Cook from the heart, enjoy the process, and your guests will feel it." His culinary journey began in his parents' humble economic bee hoon stall at the hawker centre, leading him to the kitchens of Fat Cow and Kinki Restaurant & Bar. Now, as the head chef at Kabuke and TANOKE, Chef Rio combines traditional Japanese techniques with modern flavours to create a fresh repertoire of contemporary Japanese cuisine.

With a deep respect and appreciation for Japanese cuisine, Chef Rio was a finalist at Japan's World Washoku Challenge in 2015 and 2016. At Kabuke and TANOKE, he pushes the boundaries of traditional washoku by designing a menu that's adventurous, playful, and packed with umami - the ultimate marriage between food and sake.

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Our menu features dishes cooked in the Edo period’s culinary tradition of the Shichirin Binchotan grill with modern sensibilities and paired with premium artisanal sake curated specially to pair with each dish.

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Explore what's on offer at TANOKE - from mouth-watering happy hour specials to exclusive offers that will tantalize your taste buds. Click below to find out more and start your culinary journey with us today!

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Located in a hidden space along Purvis Street, our 40-seater restaurant features two floors, including the main hall and mezzanine, making it an ideal space for intimate solemnization, corporate events, social celebrations, and more.

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