2012 The Peak, G Restaurant Awards 2012: Restaurant Of The Year
  The Peak, G Restaurant Awards 2012: Best Celebrity Restaurant (Asian)
2011 Singapore Tatler: Singapore’s Best Restaurants 2011
  The Peak: G Restaurant Awards 2011: Best New Restaurant (Asian)
Media Reviews  
May The Straits Times: Shinji Is Top Restaurant
June The San Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurants: Shinji by Kanesaka
May The Edge, Singapore: Flawless Fish
December Prestige: Perfect Balanced Strokes
September The Business Times: The Sushi Showdown
  Epicure: Morsels of Perfection
August The Sunday Times: Raw Pleasures
July The Business Times: Sushi, The Tokyo Way
  The Straits Times: Famed Sushi Bar Opens
  Asia Tatler, Luxe Dining: Shinji by Kanesaka Sushi Master Shinji Kanesaka Opens Shop In Singapore