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9 Places To Order Sake In Singapore To Satisfy Your Sake Cravings

Sake, otherwise known as nihonshu, is a type of wine made from Japanese rice. It comes in many different flavours and can range from dry to sweet. Depending on the type of sake, it can also be served warm or chilled.

Whether you’re newly stepping into this world of sake or an experienced connoisseur, we’ve put together a list of 9 places where you can order sake in Singapore with same-day, next-day and standard delivery options included!

Really in need of your sake fix but afraid to burn a hole in your wallet? We have included some exclusive promo codes so you can enjoy a drink affordably! Keep a lookout throughout the article 🙂

Same-day Delivery

If you need a last-minute gift or drink to go with your Japanese-themed party, here are some vendors that offer same-day sake deliveries!

1. Sake Inn

Flatlay of sake bottle from Sake Inn

Google rating: 4.6 (41 reviews)

  Self-collection available
 Same-day and express delivery available

Promo code: Quote “SCOOP10” for $10 off minimum order of $70!
(Valid till 31 Dec 2021. Not valid for gift cards, bundles, sake kanpai boxes, sake instruments and other promotions.)


Since their establishment in 2009, Sake Inn has constantly provided their customers with premium Japanese alcoholic beverages including sake, beer and shochu. In fact, many of their sakes have won awards at the annual International Wine Challenge!

To allow customers to enjoy a unique drinking experience, Sake Inn offers specially curated bundles with different themes such as love, harmony and bliss. They also seek to educate visitors about sake through their blog, where they touch on all things related to sake and brewing. They even have a series of recipes on Japanese food and beverages such as mochi and dashi stock!

Contact details
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +65 8778 1806

Delivery
Delivery days: Monday – Friday

 Same day deliveryExpress deliveryStandard delivery
Lead time-1 - 2 working days3 - 5 working days
Delivery fee$30
(Order by 4pm)
$20$10
(Free for orders above $100)

Self-collection
Address: Gordon Warehouse Building, 9 Kaki Bukit Road 2 #01-07, Singapore 417842
Opening hours: 11am – 1pm, 2pm – 5pm (Monday – Friday)

2. Sakechan

3 bottles of sake

 Same-day and next-day delivery available

Sakechan is an online platform based in Singapore that specialises in importing quality sake from Japan. They also carry spirits, shochu as well as non-alcoholic drinks for those who simply want to enjoy a refreshing drink in the middle of the day.

For sake lovers who fancy a surprise, Sakechan also has a subscription box option available, where their in-house sommelier will send 2 bottles of sake to your doorstep every month.

Contact details
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +65 8800 2976

Delivery
Delivery days: Monday – Sunday

 1-hour deliveryNext-day delivery
Delivery fee$25
(Free delivery above $250; Order by 10pm)
$20
(Free delivery above $150; Order by 3pm)
Delivery timings10am - 10pm1pm - 8pm

Self-collection
Address: 81 Clemenceau Avenue, UE Square #01-12, Singapore 239917
Opening hours: 12pm – 10pm

3. Isetan

Sake bottle and sake cups

  Self-collection available
 Same-day delivery available

Isetan might not have been a brand that you were expecting to see on this list. Yet, given that it’s one of the leading department stores in Japan, it’s no surprise that they carry a wide array of delicious, authentic sake options!

If you’re a sake drinker who’s just starting out, it’d be a good idea to browse Isetan’s range of 300ml bottles to find your favourite before committing to a 720ml or 1.8L bottle.

Contact details
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +65 6733 1111

Delivery
Delivery fee: $15 (Free for orders above $99)
Delivery days: Monday – Saturday

 1st slot2nd slot3rd slot4th slot
Delivery timings10.30am - 1pm1pm - 4pm4pm - 7pm7pm - 9pm
(Not available on Saturdays)
Lead timeOrder by 11am the day before deliveryOrder by 11am on the day of deliveryOrder by 11am on the day of deliveryOrder by 11am on the day of delivery

Self-collection
Address: 350 Orchard Road, Shaw House, Singapore 238868
Opening hours: 10am – 9pm (Monday – Sunday)

Next-day Delivery

If you need sake delivered the day after placing your order, these are some vendors that offer next-day delivery.

4. The Art of Sake

Bottles of sake in one row

Google rating: 5.0 (150 reviews)

  Self-collection available
 Next-day delivery available

Inter Rice Asia is the company behind The Art of Sake and their focus is on distributing premium sake in Singapore. Their products are mainly imported from boutique breweries located in the Niigata Prefecture as well as other locations in Nagano, Akita and more.

For those of you who are craving some good food to go along with your sake, The Art of Sake has partnered with some F&B outlets across Singapore to bring sumptuous food to your home!

Contact details
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +65 6296 0073

Delivery
Delivery fee: $8 (Free for orders above $250)
Delivery days: Monday – Friday
Delivery timings: 1pm – 7pm

Self-collection
Address: Block 16 Kallang Place #03-19/20, Singapore 339156
Opening hours: 11am – 4.30pm (Monday – Friday, excluding public holidays)

5. Sake.sg

Bottle of sake with floral decor piece in the background

 Next-day delivery available

As a true purveyor of sake, Sake.sg is obsessed with high quality, premium sakes. Hence, they only import products from renowned and established breweries in Japan.

Additionally, Sake.sg offers a subscription box service that includes an educational kit with information on the drink’s tasting notes as well as the recommended temperature and glassware for consuming the drink. This allows customers to enjoy their sake in its best form!

Contact details
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +65 6748 7820
Whatsapp: +65 9116 3580

Delivery
Delivery fee: $10 (Free for orders above $100)
Delivery days: Monday – Friday

6. Sake Mama

A row of sake bottles

 Next-day and standard delivery available

Sake Mama is a unique vendor on the list as they specialise in artisanal sakes and craft beers. These craft brews are produced by microbreweries in Japan and carefully imported to preserve their quality and taste.

The sakes carried by Sake Mama come in a range of sizes with bottles as small as 180ml and ones as large as 1.8L!

Contact details
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +65 9698 8890

Delivery
Delivery fee: $8 (Free for orders above $80)
Delivery days: Monday – Saturday, excluding public holidays

 Next-day deliveryStandard delivery
Lead timeOrder by 7pm the day before delivery3 working days

Standard Delivery

If you already have a stash of sake at home and are just looking to top up your collection, take a look at these vendors that offer standard delivery (delivered within 5 days of your order)!

7. Orihara

2 bottles of sake with their boxes

  Self-collection available

You may be familiar with Orihara, the popular sake store located at Robertson Walk. Instead of heading down to the physical outlet, you can easily shop their range of sakes online with their e-commerce site.

Being an experienced sake purveyor, Orihara carries an assortment of sakes including premium labels and seasonal ones. Additionally, they carry a number of umeshu and shochu brands on their online store!

Contact details
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +65 9863 9921

Delivery
Lead time: 2 working days
Delivery fee: $5 – $8, depending on the location (Free for orders above $200 or orders for 3 or more bottles of sake)
Delivery days: Monday – Saturday
Delivery timings: 2pm – 8pm

Self-collection
Address:
315 Outram Road #14-05, Singapore 169074
Opening hours: 1pm – 6pm (Monday – Friday)

8. Sake Maru

2 bottles of sake with a light in the background

Sake Maru is another brand bringing artisanal sake to sake lovers in Singapore. In fact, they’re the first to provide a subscription service for artisanal brews!

1 of their 4 sake sommeliers, Tadashi, Tai, Mochi or Allen, will select seasonal sakes to go into your subscription box. Inside the box, you’ll find materials to guide you along your sake journey, including a special drinking glass. Once you subscribe to their subscription service, you’ll get to receive a unique snow-ageing sake*!

*The snow-ageing sake can only be received after 1 year as it requires 1 year to mature.

Contact details
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +65 6513 2789

Delivery
Lead time: 2 working days
Delivery fee: Free shipping
Delivery days: Monday – Saturday
Delivery timings: 12pm – 5pm, 5pm – 8pm (Not available on Saturdays)

9. Tawaraya

2 bottles of sake with their packaging

Although Tawaraya is a brand known for their premium, freshly polished Japanese rice, they also carry a wide assortment of sake including organic and limited edition brews.

Since sake is made from rice, you can be sure to get only the best kinds of sake from these Japanese rice experts!

Contact details
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +65 9061 6524

Delivery
Lead time: 2 working days
Delivery fee: $5 (Free for orders above $50)
Delivery days: Monday – Saturday, excluding public holidays
Delivery timings: 9am – 2pm, 2pm – 6pm, 6pm – 9pm (Not available on Saturdays)

FAQs About Sake

What is sake?

Sake is a type of Japanese rice wine that has been fermented and filtered. Its alcohol content typically ranges between 15-16% ABV and goes very well with Japanese dishes.

How does sake taste?

The taste of sake can range from dry to sweet, with some offering a nice, fruity flavour. In terms of acidity, sake typically tastes more acidic than beer but less than wine.

What are the types of sake?

The 4 main types of sake are Ginjo, Daiginjo, Honjozo and Junmai.
Ginjo: Fragrant sake with a rice polishing ratio* of at least 40%.
Daiginjo: Fragrant sake with a rice polishing ratio of at least 50%.
Honjozo: Light-tasting sake with a rice polishing ratio of at least 70%. A little alcohol is added to enhance the flavour of the sake.
Junmai: Rich-tasting sake with a rice polishing ratio of at least 70%. No alcohol is added to the sake.

*This refers to the ratio of rice that’s left after the husk has been polished.

Getting Your Sake Fix

Stocking up on your sake collection is now made easy with online sake stores. We hope that this list gives you a wide range of stores to choose from when it comes to satisfying your sake cravings!

If you’d like to be featured on this list, drop us an email at [email protected]!

Article by:
Emilia
Contributors:
Bubble tea and sleeping are two of Emilia's favourite things. She also enjoys cooking and loves to experiment with new recipes for different cuisines.

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