Eat your greens at these salad bar buffets
If you love your greens but can’t bear to shell out money for overpriced salad bowls that barely fill you up, these salad bar buffets will definitely hit the spot. Plus, almost half the joints on this list serve more than just fresh greens and vegetables, with yummy sides and desserts, such as Mediterranean pita bread and coffee jelly, gracing the spread!
1. Pita Tree Mediterranean Kitchen and Bar
Besides healthy kebabs, grills, and stews that line Pita Tree’s a la carte menu, the restaurant also offers a lunch buffet ($17) with all-you-can-eat salads, dips, pita bread, vegetables, meat stews, soda, as well as the soup and dessert of the day. This bistro does not charge for service or GST too, perfect for those looking for a wallet-friendly and healthy meal at Boat Quay.
Read our review of Pita Tree here.
Address: 14 Lorong Telok, Boat Quay, Singapore 049027
Opening hours: Mon-Thur 11:30am to 10pm, Fri 11:30am to 12am, Sat 3pm to 12am
2. Earle Swensen
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The theme of Earle Swensen’s all-you-can-eat Salad Bar ($16.50++) changes regularly to keep things fresh and exciting for salad-lovers. The salad buffet bar here offers salads, crisp mixed greens, along with fruits and a variety of garnishes and salad dressings. If you think you won’t be filled with greens alone, you will be glad to know that you can get the best of both worlds by ordering a main course, as every order of main gets you complimentary access to the salad bar!
Address: 78 Airport Boulevard, #03-219, Jewel Changi Airport, Singapore 819663
Opening hours: Daily 10am to 10:30pm
Tel: 6245 8955
3. Keisuke Charcoal Grill
One of the many restaurants under the Keisuke chain, Keisuke Charcoal Grill specialises in sumiyaki (charcoal-grilled) items focused on Japan’s traditional fish dishes. A sure-win option is their Charcoal Grilled Salmon Belly Set ($16.90++) that melts in your mouth with a creamy texture.
All set comes with Japanese sticky rice, miso soup, an onsen egg, and access to their free-flow salad bar boasting over 25 different selections of salads, Japanese side dishes, and even cooked dishes! We recommend piling your plates high with their soba noodles and Japanese-style coleslaw as you wait for your fish to be served. There’s also free-flowing coffee jelly dessert at the salad bar counter!
Check out our full review of Charcoal-Grill & Salad Bar Keisuke!
Address: 60 Paya Lebar Road, #B1-16, Paya Lebar Square Singapore 409051
Opening hours: Daily 11:30am to 2:30pm, 5:30pm to 10pm
4. Javier’s Rotisserie and Salad
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Javier’s is a casual eatery specialising in value-for-money Western meals with a focus on healthier and more wholesome cooking. While the menu here is small, it doesn’t miss out on the usual rotisserie suspects such as Poached Salmon ($19.90+), Chicken Leg Confit ($15.90+), and Slow Roasted Chicken ($16.90+ for quarter, $22.90+ for half). Their prices are inclusive of a free-flow salad bar, where you can go crazy on Javier’s house-made salads, hot and cold side dishes, soup, fruits, beverages, and more.
Address: 3 Temasek Boulevard, #B1-128/129, Singapore 038983
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 11:30am to 3pm, 5pm to 10pm, Sat, Sun & PH 11:30am to 10pm
Tel: 6252 7371
5. Astons Steak and Salad
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Astons Steak and Salad brings back memories of the now-defunct Ponderosa Steakhouse and Sizzlers—both famed for their salad bar—with its salad station. On its own, the Supreme Salad Buffet is a tad expensive at $19.90. This is why we recommend you getting it with a main course, as you will only need to fork out an additional $11.90 to enjoy never-ending refills of soups, bread, cheeses, salads, and hot and cold side dishes. The side dishes are impressive, featuring onion rings, garlic potatoes, and even chicken drumettes!
Address: 176 Orchard Road, #03-28/28A, The CentrePoint, Singapore 238843
Opening hours: Daily 11:30am to 10pm
6. Mariner’s Corner Restaurant
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Open since 1984, Mariner’s Corner Restaurant is an old-school Hainanese Western restaurant located in the Maritime House oozes nostalgia, from the checkered tablecloths to the wooden furnishings decorating the place. The Weekday Set Lunch menu comprises hearty dishes such as Hainanese Oxtail Stew ($16++) and Braised New Zealand Lamb Shank ($18.50++), both of which are crowd-favourite dishes.
The lunch set is very value for money, as it not only comes with a soup of the day, garlic bread, dessert, coffee or tea, but unlimited greens from the salad bar! Defo’ enough food to quell the hungriest of tummies!
Address: 120 Cantonment Road, #01-02, Maritime House, Singapore 089760
Opening hours: Daily 11:30am to 3pm, 6pm to 10pm
7. Pete’s Place Plant-Based Buffet
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Pete’s Place is one of Singapore’s oldest restaurant serving authentic Italian dishes since 1973. The brick walls, checkered tablecloths, and rustic furniture reminiscent of old-school Italian trattorias will certainly bring you back in time. They have upgraded their soup and salad buffet into a Plant-Based Buffet ($32++), offering a wide selection of vegetarian dishes including pizza, pasta, and desserts!
Start up with their sweet and hearty pumpkin soup, before feasting on mushroom pizza and tomato pasta. The desserts are also worth checking out, with orange polenta cake, chocolate pudding, and tiramisu gracing the spread.
Address: 10 Scotts Road, Basement Level, Grand Hyatt Singapore, Singapore 228211
Buffet hours: Mon-Sat 12pm to 2:30pm
Stoked about salads
All buffets are great, whether it’s a meat feast or a salad bar spread. If you love salad as much as you love variety, go crazy on greens at these salad bar buffets!