Best buffets in Singapore
With the return of self-service buffet lines, many restaurants have gotten back into the swing of things, offering the full scope of their feasts for the first time in ages. If you’re looking to make your grand return to buffets, but aren’t sure which place has the right spread for the occasion, then this is the list for you!
We’ll introduce you to 12 of the best buffets in Singapore, with a mix of hotel buffets and unorthodox picks. These are separated into three price points, so you can find the ideal buffet for your budget.
1. TungLok Seafood
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While seafood buffets are usually the domain of lavish hotel restaurants, the affordably priced spread at TungLok Seafood is a great option if you’re not looking to break the bank.
Their a la carte Seafood Lunch Buffet starts from $43.80++, and offers delicacies including salmon sashimi, jellyfish with pomelo sauce, and deep-fried sea bass with soya sauce. There’s also free-flow dim sum and some mouthwatering Chilli Crab, limited to one serving per table.
The seafood buffets are only available at the Orchard Central and Paya Lebar Quarter Mall outlets.
Check out our TungLok Seafood review.
2. Kintamani Indonesian Restaurant
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Kintamani Indonesian Restaurant is known for their authentic and wide-ranging Indonesian fare, which makes their $33.80++ buffet lunch look like an absolute steal.
You’ll get to feast on dishes such as Rendang Daging Sapi and Sayur Lodeh, all of which feature the rich aromas and flavours of the Southeast Asian country. Be sure to get the Peha Kaki Kambing (roasted lamb leg) as well—this signature dish is said to be irresistibly succulent.
Address: 405 Havelock Road, Level 3, Furama RiverFront, Singapore 169633
Opening hours: Daily 12pm to 2:30pm, 6pm to 10:30pm
Tel: 6739 6463
Kintamani Indonesian Restaurant is a halal-certified eatery.
3. Crystal Cafe
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One of the more unique picks on this list, Crystal Cafe’s Taiwan Porridge Buffet (from $18.80++) is perfect for those looking for a diverse range of dishes to go along with their gruel.
The braised items are all superb: whether it be pig trotters or pork belly, their robust braising and savouriness make them perfect porridge companions. There’s also a decent selection of fresh seafood dishes, including dory fish and prawns.
Address: 131 Killiney Road, Orchard Grand Court, Singapore 239571
Opening hours: Daily: 7.00am to 9.30pm
Tel: 6830 2020
Crystal Cafe is not a halal-certified eatery.
4. A.K Zai Lok Lok
If a dozen or so lok lok skewers is not enough for you, then head on down to a lok lok buffet such as A.K Zai Lok Lok. For $19.90++ per person, you get to binge on 40 types of lok lok, which can either be enjoyed fried or boiled. An additional $10 is required to boil your skewers in one of the following soup bases: tom yum, curry, mala, laksa, and pork broth.
Address: 259 Outram Road, Singapore 169056
Opening hours: Daily 5pm to 1am
A.K Zai Lok Lok is not a halal-certified eatery.
Edge has one of the largest international buffet lineups in Singapore, featuring a plethora of dishes that span from Western cuisine to our local fare. A Weekday Lunch ($62++) buffet will let you enjoy all the luxurious seafood on offer, along with house-made pasta, Indian curry fish, and many more.
And if you’re feeling rich, you can add on $90 for unlimited champagne and alcoholic beverages or $48 for unlimited alcoholic beverages.
Check out our Edge review.
Address: 7 Raffles Boulevard, Level 3, Pan Pacific Singapore, Singapore 039595
Opening hours: Daily 12pm to 2:30pm, 6pm to 10pm
Tel: 6826 8240
Edge is not a halal-certified eatery.
While the previous entry will leave you feeling like Mr. Worldwide, StraitsKitchen firmly grounds you in the food culture of Singapore. More specifically, you’ll be taken on a gastronomic journey through Chinese, Indian, Malay, and Peranakan cuisine, making it a truly local feast.
For $62++, the Lunch Buffet gives you an unlimited supply of dishes such as satay, laksa, tandoori chicken, and Chinese-style roasted duck.
Address: 10 Scotts Road, Grand Hyatt, Singapore 228211
Opening hours: Daily 7:30am to 9:30pm
Tel: 6732 1234
StraitsKitchen is a halal-certified eatery.
7. The Three Peacocks
An outdoor barbecue is a great activity for bonding with your friends and family, but it is also an excellent way to stuff yourself full of nicely charred grub. At The Three Peacocks, a Weekday Buffet ($50.90++) lets you barbecue all the meats, seafood and vegetables you want in a cosy alfresco setting. Recently, they’ve also added a charcoal hotpot option, which is available for $15++ per pot.
Check out our Three Peacocks review.
Address: 8 Port Road, Labrador Park, Singapore 117540
Opening hours: Daily 5pm to 10:30pm
Three Peacocks is not a halal-certified eatery.
International hotel buffet Peppermint continues to be one of the standout buffets in the country. You can expect premium farm-to-table fare, priced from $65++. Their roast and grill dishes, including the Roasted Milk Fed Veal Leg Char Siew and the Crispy Halibut with Roasted Cereal, are particularly outstanding dishes in a place full of high-quality food.
Check out our Peppermint review.
Address: 6 Raffles Boulevard, PARKROYAL COLLECTION Marina Bay, Singapore 039594
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 7am to 11am, 12pm to 2:30pm, 6:30pm to 10pm, Sat-Sun 7am to 11am, 12pm to 3pm, 6:30pm to 10pm
Tel: 6845 1111
Peppermint is a halal-certified eatery.
9. Offshore Bar & Grill
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Imagine indulging in all the seafood you could possibly want while taking in the sights, sounds and smells of the sea. That’s exactly the experience you’ll get at Offshore Bar & Grill.
Prices start from $69++ per person, which entitles you to a whole seabass and various seasonal seafoods for you to barbecue. An additional $59++ would take your bill way above our current price category, but it would give you a whole lobster and mud crab, both of which are 500g.
Address: 50 Tanah Merah Ferry Road, #01-02, Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal, Singapore 498833
Opening hours: Daily 12pm to 4pm, 5pm to 10:30pm
Tel: 9437 8922
Offshore Bar & Grill is not a halal-certified eatery.
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When it comes to Italian fare, you can’t go wrong with the hotel buffet at Basilico. Their Weekend Brunch (from $112++) gets you mouthwatering dishes such as Wagyu Beef Lasagna, Truffle Risotto, and Pan-seared Foie Gras. Upgrade your brunch for free-flow alcohol—for $162++, you can drink all the Prosecco, red and white wines, and draft beers that you want.
The Weekend Brunch is available on Saturdays and Sundays, 12pm to 3:30pm.
Address: 1 Cuscaden Road, Level 2, Regent Singapore, Singapore 249715
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 12pm to 3pm, 6:30pm to 10:30pm, Sat-Sun 12pm to 3:30pm, 6:30pm to 10:30pm
Tel: 6725 3232
Basilico is not a halal-certified eatery.
For a swanky seafood buffet, try Colony’s Seafood Dinner ($102++). Oysters, Boston lobsters, and grilled skate fish are some of the first-rate seafood dishes you’ll get to enjoy here, together with non-seafood picks such as Butter Chicken Biryani and even bak chor mee. Plus, you’ll get to dine in the elegant interiors of this Ritz-Carlton restaurant.
The Seafood Dinner is available on Fridays and Saturdays, 6:30pm to 10:30pm (last order at 10pm).
Check out our Colony review.
Address: 7 Raffles Avenue, The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore, Singapore 039799
Opening hours: Mon-Sat 12pm to 2:30pm, 3:30pm to 5:30pm, 6:30pm to 10:30pm, Sun 12pm to 3:30pm, 6:30pm to 10:30pm
Tel: 6434 5288
Colony is not a halal-certified eatery.
12. Beach Road Kitchen
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Located in JW Marriott Singapore South Beach, Beach Road Kitchen’s Champagne Brunch Buffet ($108++) entitles you to a free flow of terrific food and champagne. The very best of international and local cuisine feature here, ranging anywhere from Truffle Ravioli to Chilli Crab.
The buffet also has a chefs-on-show concept, which lets you see the chefs craft these delectable dishes at live-action stations.
The Champagne Brunch Buffet is only available on Sundays.
Address: 30 Beach Road, Singapore 189763
Opening hours: Fri 6pm to 10pm, Sat 12pm to 2:30pm, 6pm to 10pm, Sun 12pm to 3pm, 6pm to 10pm
Tel: 6818 1913
Beach Road Kitchen is not a halal-certified eatery.
Unique buffets to try In Singapore
Regardless of your budget, you’re likely to find a buffet on this list that you will enjoy. For buffets with quirkier themes, read our unique buffets list. If you’re looking for an exciting new KBBQ place to check out, try Eonni Korean BBQ.