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I have been immeasurably excited for The Carvery’s Great Meat Feast since it first started years ago, but it was only this year that I managed to find a willing wingman to attack this buffet with me.

At $78++ a person for Monday-Thursday dinner, we savored cuts from a Tajima Wagyu chuck roll, Tajima Wagyu tri-tip, a bone-in rib of Beef City Black (yes, the WHOLE rib), an Ana Paula Black Angus ribeye, and a bit of rotisserie chicken. Of course, the rest of the normal buffet is also available to you, and I would definitely recommend the wonderful western section with its respectable lineup of delectable delights, the stellar seafood selection which was fantastically fresh, and the divine dessert display. Oh, special mention must go out to the splendid Yorkshire puddings at the meat carvery. They were airy, light and modestly buttery, a true joy to devour.

But let’s get to the meat of the matter, shall we? My favorite bovine of the night was arguably the Ana Paula Black Angus ribeye. Grilled on a salt block to a perfect rare with a stunning brown crust on the outside, it had the perfect fat to meat ratio, and the beef was like butter. It was so tender, so juicy and so smooth every bite was an immeasurable delight.

Coming in at a close second would be the Beef City Black tomahawk rib with its butteriness and tremendous tenderness. Cooking the whole rib on the bone paid off handsomely, as all the flavor trapped within the massive rib bone was unleashed into the succulent beef wrapped around the bone. It was sparingly seasoned, as with all the other cuts of beef. The Carvery has a self service seasoning & condiments station so you can customize and season your meat to your hearts content.

The wagyu tri-tip was narrowly edged out to third with its juiciness and succulence despite it being a lean cut of beef, while the wagyu chuck roll was definitely the letdown of the quartet. It had been cooked to rare in some parts, but the inner parts were still a touch raw, and there was a fair bit of undercooked fat running throughout. I got a piece that was full of gristle, and as a result, the chuck roll was the only cut that didn’t get a second visit from me.

The quality is of the meats is undisputedly top shelf stuff, and on weekends for an extra $10 per head, The Carvery puts out a cut of Yukimuro Snow Aged Wagyu Beef. While the weekday buffet is already excellent, I’d advise waiting till the weekends and splashing out that extra $10 to savor even more meaty goodness.