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10 Best Buffets In Singapore Worth The Splurge

Nothing gets Singaporeans going like a good buffet. From a glorious seafood feast at Tunglok Seafood to extravagant Sunday brunches at Edge, these are our favourite buffet spots for stuffing yourselves silly!

In light of the current situation, you'll no longer be able to grab your own food on your own. Instead, most restaurants have adopted an a la carte buffet where you can order as much as you want and the food is served to your table.

Colony
Photo by Burppler Jaden Loh

For Impressing The Family
Calling all seafood lovers! Plan your next buffet indulgence to Colony for an ocean-fresh buffet spread (from $64) that would have you staggering home. From king crab legs to half-shell scallops and poached prawns, the extravagant seafood selection just begs that you to dig in. Expect refined dishes that are full on flavour — depending on which buffet you choose, think laksa with a lobster ball, foie gras, herb-crusted roasted pork belly, Peking duck, burrata and lobster rolls. There are several live stations to check out and plenty to eat, and Burppler Jaden Loh says "their desserts are exquisite and tasty too!"

Edge (Pan Pacific Singapore)
Photo by Burppler Clara Bean

For an Extravagant Three-Hour Brunch
Plan your next foodie outing to the Edge's Theatrical Sunday Champagne Brunch ($128, additional $60 for unlimited Veuve Clicquot Brut Yellow Label or Rosé champagne). Bring your appetite and a partner who can eat, for the three-hour affair promises to have you rolling out of your seats. The extravagant international selection is spread out across stunning displays and live stations, including three cocktail bars.

They've pulled out all the stops with dishes like Grilled Shoyu Beef Tenderloin, Pan Seared Foie Gras with Passion Fruit Apple Chutney, and fresh seafood on ice. The dessert selection is also something to behold — sweet-toothed fiends will feel like kids in a giant candy store.

Basilico
Photo by Burppler Felicia Sim

For the Best Italian Buffet in Town
This Italian restaurant on the second floor of Regent Hotel ought to be the next place to bring your date — the space is cosy enough to keep a conversation going, service is impeccable and the buffet spread is as extensive as it gets. From $83, guests can dig into a Weekend Brunch (Brunch di Fine Settimana) that features signature dishes with influence from the different mountains and seas of Italy, giving you good reason to visit and re-visit. Be sure to leave some space for the divine house-made gelatos — the sweetest ending to your very satisfying meal. Burppler Victoria Hii says "Overall, good value and selection for a buffet. Especially even more so if you love cheese!"

The Line
Photo by Burppler Darrick Leow

For A Splurge-Worthy Seafood Brunch
At The Line at Shangri-La Hotel Singapore, diners can now remain seated and make your orders via a digital menu. Their extensive spread of high-quality dishes (there are tens of cheeses alone) is enough to justify the price tag (from $58 for lunch, $68 for dinner), whether it's freshly shucked oysters, lightly-torched aburi salmon sushi, or well-marinated satay. Save space for desserts like the divine molten chocolate cake made with eight varieties of chocolate and unlimited servings of frozen yoghurt.

Shin Minori
Photo by Burppler Thiam Peng Tan

For Endless Sashimi and Japanese Favourites
Shin Minori is one of the oldest Japanese a la carte buffets, so you know you're in for a treat. With outlets at UE Square and Katong Square, their buffet menu ($53.90) showcases over 200 dishes that include sashimi, all types of sushi, ramen, teppanyaki, yakimono, tempura and beyond. With these many food options, you and your family will surely be spoilt for choice. Burppler Fatty Bombom says she loves "how the servings are small and bite-size, perfect for people who like to just try a lot of things."

 

Tunglok Seafood

For A Good Seafood Dinner
If you are looking for a value-for-money restaurant to bring your family or friends for a good seafood lunch or dinner, Tung Lok Seafood is the place to go. A mix of Japanese and Chinese cuisine, choose from over 30 dishes that include salmon sashimi, assorted sushi, assorted dim sum, fish maw soup, chilli prawns and more. For those who aren’t so keen on seafood or looking for variety, there are also beef, chicken and pork options on the menu. Burppler Jenyi Ling says "the salmon sashimi and drunken prawns, among other items, made the buffet quite worth it."

 

Don Dae Bak
Photo by Burppler Nichol Leong

For Your Korean Food Needs
Put on your stretchy pants and treat yourself to Don Dae Bak’s a la carte buffet ($29.90) that offers unlimited servings of beef, chicken and pork, fresh vegetables, Korean appetisers and fluffy steamed egg. Dishes here are all freshly prepared (or inspected) by the ajumma (a respectful Korean word for a married, or a middle-aged woman) herself, so rest assured that your Korean food cravings will be well taken care of. There is a time limit of 90 minutes for this Korean BBQ buffet, so come hungry and ready to eat!

Beach Road Kitchen
Photo by Burppler Russell Leong

Beach Road Kitchen is a rising star in the world of hotel buffets, with a relatively new Sunday Champagne Brunch that starts from $108. Relish in their new Chefs-On-Show dining format, where roving live stations prepare food at your table, featuring dishes such as 64-Degree Egg Benedict with Truffle, a Cold Seafood Platter with poached prawns, Alaskan King Crabs, Poached Lobster, as well as Salted-baked Barramundi, Roasted Striploin, and Chilli Crab with Mantou. As Burppler Jaden Loh puts it, this is "a buffet dinner to reward yourself."

Rise (Marina Bay Sands)
Photo by Burppler MichelleLIN T

For Fun Themed Buffets
Think the international spreads at buffets are overdone? Rise may restore your faith in all-you-can-eat meals again with their themed dinners. Rise themes its buffet dinner (from $58 per person) from Mondays to Saturdays — visit on Tuesdays for seafood, Wednesdays for Southeast Asian, Thursdays for a smoky barbecue, Friday for crabs galore, Saturday for good old Singaporean fare, and so on. Burppler Keropok Man visited on a Thursday and enjoyed watching his meats and veggies cooked over charcoal just outside the restaurant, and he also praised the mahi-mahi, skirt steak T-bone lamb.

Chilli Padi Nonya Café
Photo by Burppler Eatbook Singapore

For Peranakan Feasts
This café is part of the established Chilli Padi family of Peranakan restaurants and is best known for its ‘All You Can Eat’ Peranakan buffet, which boasts a very impressive selection of Nonya delights. From $22.80 for lunch and $26.80 for dinner, you can dig into quintessential Peranakan delicacies like the DIY Kueh Pai Ti, Otah Mantou, and Ayam Buak Keluak. Also available is the crowd-favourite Bakwan Kepiting, a wholesome pork and crab meatball soup. Burppler Judy Choong's favourite were the "rich and tasty mee siam, peppery pig stomach soup, rojak, and all the colourful kueh kuehs."