21 best buffet restaurants in Singapore – there’s one that serves 60 Sichuan dishes!

If you’re a foodie, buffets are heaven. You get the freedom to take what you like and pile up food on your plate without anyone judging. How else do you get to eat to your heart’s content, enjoy a huge selection of dishes, while only paying a standard price for it?

We know you’re always on the lookout for the best buffet restaurants in Singapore. We’ve found these 21 buffet restaurants that offer an amazing spread and have received raving reviews for their fare. Apart from the usual international buffet restaurants where you get to taste delicacies from all around the world, we’ve also included options such as a Sichuan buffet with 60 ma la dishes and a Western grill buffet with unlimited portions of meat! Here’s the ultimate list of buffet restaurants to add to your to-try list.

Western

1. Triple Three (Mandarin Orchard)

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While the international buffet at Triple Three offers the usual pasta and grilled meat stations, the highlight of this buffet is their Japanese menu. Expect a good variety of sashimi including salmon, swordfish and yellowtail, super crispy tempura and a Teppanyaki live cooking station.

Check out their daily special menu: free flow Asahi draught beer on Mondays, four styles of foie gras Tuesdays, Kumamoto Wagyu Beef on Wednesdays, all kinds of shelled seafood on Thursdays, and freshly imported lobsters on Fridays and Saturdays (psst, look out for their signature Lobster Mentaiyaki!)

Opening Hours: (Lunch) 12pm – 2.30pm from Mon to Sat, 12pm – 3pm on Sun  | (Dinner) 6.30pm – 10pm
Price: SGD78++ (Mon – Sat, Lunch) | SGD 118++ (Sun, Lunch) | SGD88++ (Sun – Wed, Dinner) | SGD108++ (Thu – Sat, Dinner)
Address: 333 Orchard Road, Mandarin Orchard Level 5, Singapore 238867

2. The Line (Shangri-La)

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The Line offers a huge selection for every cuisine you crave – from the mandatory seafood station with oysters, lobsters, mussels and prawns to the Japanese station that serves fresh cuts of sashimi and glazed maki rolls.

Try interesting dishes like the like Tauhu Bakar salad with rojak sauce at the Salad bar or make your own cheese platters from a selection of Camembert, Chevre, Taleggio, Tommes de Savioe and more.

Their dessert bar is an exciting one, featuring ice cream Teppanyaki, crepes, souffles, truffle lollipops, cakes and a one-metre tall chocolate fountain. We’re guessing it’s paradise for anyone with a sweet tooth.

Opening Hours: (Lunch) 12pm – 2.30pm | (Dinner) 6pm – 10pm
Price: SGD65 (Mon – Fri, Lunch) | from SGD80 (Dinner)
Address: 22 Orange Grove Rd, Shangri-La, Lower Lobby, Tower Wing, Singapore 258350

3. The Kitchen Table (W Singapore)

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It’s quality over quantity here. The Kitchen Table at W Singapore is not that elaborate international buffet with over 10 cooking stations, but has six high quality stations that can definitely satisfy your taste buds.

The Lobster Tail Tandoori is a must-try; the meaty lobster flesh is grilled to a smoky taste where you can top with your favourite Indian spice for a flavourful treat. You’ll be happy that it’s a buffet, because it means you can go for seconds – or thirds – if you can’t get enough of it. The best part about buffets?

You’ve heard of chocolate fondue, what about a chili crab sauce fondue? Snack on the local favourite fried mantou and stick them into the thick and rich chilli crab sauce. We bet you’ll be going back for more.

Opening Hours: (Lunch) 12pm – 3pm | (Dinner) 6pm – 10pm
Price: SGD78++ (Mon – Sat, Lunch) | SGD88++ (Mon – Thur, Dinner) | SGD98++ (Fri and Sat, Dinner)
Address: 21 Ocean Way Sentosa, W Singapore, Singapore 098374

4. Carousel (Royal Plaza)

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If you’re looking for a Halal-friendly buffet restaurant, the Carousel at Royal Plaza is certainly among the most popular ones. Patrons return for their generous seafood station that serves a wide range of fresh seafood ranging from salmon, mussels, white calms, scallops, tiger prawns, lobster and Alaskan king crab legs that are only served on weekends.

At the dessert station, choose from over 10 types of sweet treats, ranging from cakes, tarts, mousse to puddings. Apart from the usual chocolate fondue, try the special rose and matcha fondue along with 12 condiments to pair with.

Opening Hours: (Lunch) 12pm – 2pm | (Dinner) 6.30pm – 9.30pm
Price: from SGD58++ (Lunch) | from SGD80++ (Dinner)
Address: 25 Scotts Road, Royal Plaza, Singapore 228220

5. Lime Restaurant (PARKROYAL on Pickering)

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After you’ve had your fill of fresh seafood at the buffet spread at Lime, head over to the Peranakan station that serves exquisite Nyonya dishes. This international buffet at Lime Restaurant is best known for its Peranakan kitchen that not only serves the classic local delicacies like laksa and satay but also popular Nyonya dishes that Singaporeans love.

Have fun stacking up your own kueh pie tee with their in-house chili that’s so addictive you’ll be caught refilling your plates with them. Taste the wonderful flavour of the ayam buah keluak and sambal assam fish that goes perfectly with rice.

Spot colourful nonya kueh served on Peranakan plates at the dessert station and try the durian pengat with gula melaka for a sweet local taste. If you want something more Western, there are also delectable cakes and chocolates.

Opening Hours: (Lunch) 12pm – 2:30pm | (Dinner) 6.30pm – 10.30pm
Price: SGD45++ (Weekday Lunch) | SGD48++ (Weekend Lunch) | SGD58++ (Mon – Thur, Dinner) | SGD62++ (Fri – Sun, Dinner)
Address: 3 Upper Pickering St, PARKROYAL on Pickering, Singapore 058289

6. Colony (The Ritz-Carlton)

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The moment you step into The Ritz-Carlton, you’ll surely notice the open space dining place located at the lobby. What’s charming about having a buffet here is enjoying the vintage furnishings and classy ambience. After all, if you’re going to dine for hours, atmosphere and comfort are important!

The usual fresh seafood, sashimi stations and grilled meat aside, remember to grab a few types of cheeses and pair them with your favourite cold cuts.

There is also a juice bar at the buffet where you can choose the fruits you like to concoct your very own drink.

Opening Hours: (Lunch) 12pm – 2:30pm | (Dinner) 6.30pm – 10.30pm
Price: SGD58 (Mon – Sat, Lunch) | SGD78 (Sun – Thurs, Dinner) | SGD88 (Fri – Sat, Dinner)
Address: 7 Raffles Avenue, The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore, Singapore 039799

7. Vienna International Seafood

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Vienna International Seafood is best known for its family-friendly setting and wide selection of fresh seafood at an affordable price.

The selection of food stations here is pretty standard, with seafood, meat, sushi and dessert stations. While it might get a little too crowded at peak hours, if you’re down for the wide selection of food and cakes, this is where you can settle all your cravings at one go.

Canadian Oysters are what the crowd flock here for, so be prepared to queue for them before and to get them before they run out.

Opening Hours: (Lunch) 11.30am – 3pm | (Dinner) 5.30pm – 10pm
Price: SGD39.80++ (Mon – Fri, Lunch) | SGD41.80++ (Sat, Sun, Lunch) | SGD49.80++ (Mon – Thur, Dinner) | SGD51.80++ (Fri – Sun, Dinner)
Address: 101 Thomson Rd, # B1-01, United Square, Singapore 307591

8. [email protected] (Hotel Jen)

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You probably wouldn’t have thought that a hotel restaurant in the heart of Orchard actually offers buffet dining at an affordable price. Dine in a spacious and stylish space located on the 10th storey of Orchardgateway, with a stunning view of the Somerset area.

Make your own salad at one of the stations, and grab as much fresh seafood as you like. Or if you love Japanese food, there’s an array of sushi and sashimi for you to pick from. On Fridays and Saturdays, indulge in unlimited servings of fresh lobster cooked in different ways.

Though the menu isn’t anything extraordinary, [email protected] is the place to go to eat to your heart’s content without bursting your budget.

Opening Hours: (Dinner) 6:30pm – 10pm
Price: SGD48++ (Sun – Thurs) | SGD78++ (Fri – Sat,)
Address: 277 Orchard Road, #10-01, Hotel Jen Orchardgateway, Singapore 238858

9. Melt Café (Mandarin Oriental)

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Melt Café at Mandarin Oriental offers a posh dining experience with an outdoor dining space, set amidst lush greenery and indoor seating area with stylish and elegant interior décor. The alfresco area comes with an outdoor barbecue grill station that features mouth-watering wagyu cuts that you certainly won’t want to miss.

Enjoy roasted meats cooked in different styles – whole-roasted lamb saddle with spinach and mushroom, slow-roasted herb-crusted beef strip loin, and miso-flavoured kurobuta pork. There are also Chinese-style roasted meats such as roasted crackling five-spiced pork belly and herbal roasted duck.

Opening hours: (Lunch) 12pm – 2.30pm | (Dinner) 6.30pm – 9.30pm
Price: SGD57++ (Mon – Fri, Lunch)| SGD61++ (Sat, Lunch) | SGD78++ (Sun – Thurs, Dinner) | SGD88++ (Fri, Sat, Dinner)
Address: 5 Raffles Avenue, Mandarin Oriental, Singapore 039797

10. Alley On 25 (Andaz Singapore)

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Seafood-lovers, this one’s for you. The Oysters and Ribs dinner buffet, available on Fridays, is the one that’s worth every penny. The menu includes free flow seafood and an array of grilled meats.

Go as many rounds as you like for oysters, tiger prawns, and smoked salmon. For meats, you’ll get to taste sticky pork ribs, Australian Angus beef short ribs, peri peri chicken, spicy chicken, and veal and pork sausage.

For the perfect TGIF experience, top up SGD40++ for free-flowing wines, draught beer, and prosecco.

Opening Hours: 6pm – 10pm (Fridays and Saturdays for the buffet)
Price: SGD49++
Address: 5 Fraser Street, Level 25, Andaz Singapore, Singapore 189354

11. The Carvery (Park Hotel Alexandra)

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Meat-lovers will be delighted by the buffet at The Carvery. The first thing you’ll notice when you step into the restaurant is the three-metre long meat carving station that has an impressive and comprehensive display of three to four top-quality cuts of beef, lamb, pork and chicken. Choose your preferred cuts and get them roasted right behind the carving station, all carefully prepared for diners. Pair your meat with a variety of condiments and sauces including a range of speciality fine salts, house-made butters (available during dinner), and a myriad of sauces.

Besides roast meats, seafood, pasta, pizzas, and salads are also available at other stations in the restaurant.

Opening hours: (Lunch) 12pm – 3pm | (Dinner) 6pm – 10pm
Price: SGD42++ (Daily, Lunch) | SGD58++ (Mon – Thur, Dinner) | SGD62++ (Fri – Sun, Dinner)
Address: 323 Alexandra Road, Level 7, Park Hotel Alexandra, Singapore 159972

12. Carnivore (CHIJMES)

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You can probably already guess from its name; expect to devour on unlimited portions of meat, carved, grilled and served onto your plate piping hot. Choose how you’d like your meat to be cooked and the seasoning you prefer. Dine al fresco, while you enjoy authentic Brazilian churrasco meats under the stars, in a beautiful outdoor area set with large white canopies.

If you start to feel a little tired from the huge portions of meat, order some grilled caramelised pineapple to cleanse your palate – before going back to indulge in more juicy slices of meat, of course.

Opening hours: (Dinner) 6pm – 11pm, daily
Price: SGD52++
Address: 30 Victoria Street, #01-30, CHIJMES, Singapore 187996

Asian

 

13. Si Chuan Dou Hua

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Singaporeans have been crazy over Sichuan flavours (ma la xiang guo, anyone?), here’s Sichuan buffet that features 60 a la carte dishes that you can eat to your heart’s content.

All diners get to enjoy a double-boiled Fish Maw Soup with Spiky Sea Cucumber or thick soup with shredded abalone that’s limited to one serving per person. Choose from appetisers like sliced pork or beef in Sichuan chilli oil, Sichuan fish dishes with the spicy sauces or prawns with cashew nuts or minced garlic and chilli.

Though it’s a Sichuan restaurant, you’ll also get to savour the classic Beijing dish, Peking duck at the buffet. This is limited to one serving per table only

Cleanse your palate after digging into the flavourful Sichuan dishes with Chinese desserts like double-boiled pear and white fungus with osmanthus or home-made fine beancurd with wolfberries to finish your meal with a light taste.

Minimum of four adults is required to dine here.

Opening Hours: (Lunch) 11:30am – 2:30pm | (Dinner) 6:30pm – 9:30pm
Price: SGD58 for the 60-dish buffet
Address: Si Chuan Dou Hua operates across four outlets in Singapore.

14. Mitzo

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Probably one of the best quality yumcha locations in town, this dim sum buffet restaurant is exclusively available for weekend brunch.

Mitzo offers several items in the buffet spread, but you should certainly try their signature char siew. Everyone also gets to pick one bamboo clam dish, one live lobster dish, and an abalone dish each – these high quality ingredients make it worth the money you’ve spent.

For your lobster, choose from Deep-Fried Lobster coated with Truffle Peanut Sauce, Baked Lobster with Creamy Lemon and Cheese, and Spicy Chilli Lobster Served with Bun. The Spicy Chili option has a sweet and tangy flavour and is said to be popular among patrons who enjoy the chilli crab.

If you’re looking to feed your Instagram too, you’ll be happy to know that their dishes are beautifully presented. Their Har Gow (shrimp dumpling), for instance, is naturally coloured with purple radish to give its translucent skin a touch of colour. You’ll sure want to snap a photo of this one!

Opening Hours: 11.30am – 2.30pm (for weekend brunch buffet)
Price: SGD68++
Address: 270 Orchard Rd, Level 4 Grand Park, Singapore 238857

15. Irodori Japanese Restaurant (River View Hotel)

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Hungry for a scrumptious meal of Japanese food? Check out Irodori Japanese Restaurant, which serves more than 100 items at its buffet, including sashimi, makimono (rolled sushi), yakimono (grilled dishes), nigiri sushi (finger press), temaki (hand roll), ippinmono (appetisers), agemono (deep-fried dishes), and teppanyaki.

We’ve seen mixed reviews (some say their grilled items are too salty) but one thing that’s consistent among reviewers – the sashimi here is so good it’s definitely worth a visit.

Opening Hours: (Lunch) 11:30am – 2:30pm | (Dinner) 6pm – 10:30pm
Price: SGD36.80++
Address: 382 Havelock Road, #03-01, Riverview Hotel, Singapore 169629

16. Straits Café (Rendezvous Hotel)

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If you enjoy Malaysian and Singaporean cuisine, this buffet at Straits Café is going to be an exciting one for you. Indulge in popular items including KL Prawn Noodles, Klang Chic Kut Teh, Ipoh Chicken Rice made using quality ingredients. Don’t miss the Seafood Sambal Live Station, from Fridays to Sundays, where chefs cook up a wide selection of fresh seafood and greens upon order.

Also, have fun making your own popiah and kueh pie tee where you get to be as generous with the stuffing as you like.

Time: (Lunch) 12pm – 2.30pm | (Dinner) 6.30pm – 10pm
Price: SGD42++ (Mon – Fri, Lunch) | SGD50++ (Mon – Thur, Dinner) | SGD48++ (Sat, Sun, Lunch) | SGD58++ (Fri – Sun, Dinner)
Address: 9 Bras Basah Road, Rendezvous Hotel, Level 1, Singapore 189559

17. Kintamani

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Have you ever tried a buffet that highlights Indonesian cuisine? Here’s one that’s bursting with flavours that you should certainly try.

A few of the highlights include Indonesian Fish Crackers and Tapioca Chips served with Belachan as appetisers and satay that you can dip in their in-house peanut sauce that’s very popular with patrons.

Don’t miss the grilled lamb station – you’ll get to choose to savour perfectly cooked lamb with either mushroom sauce and chilli sauce.

For desserts, go for rice pudding with palm sugar, traditional cakes, and of course, lots and lots of kueh.

Opening Hours: (Lunch) 12pm – 2:30pm | (Dinner) 6pm – 10:30pm
Price: SGD65++
Address: 9405 Havelock Road, Furama Riverfront Singapore, Level 3, Singapore 169633

18. Princess Terrace Café (Copthorne King’s Hotel)

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This buffet restaurant has been serving Penang cuisine since the early 1970s, so we’re gonna trust them for the most authentic taste of Straits delicacies.

Make your own Penang-style rojak or popiah with the deliciously seasoned ingredients at the counter and indulge in perennial favourites like Penang Laksa, Prawn Noodle, Popiah, Satay, Curry Chicken, Kueh Pie Tee, Fried Kway Teow and Duck Thigh Mee Sua.

Opening Hours: (Lunch) 12pm – 2.30pm | (Dinner) 6.30pm – 10pm
Price: SGD51.80++ (Mon – Thur, Lunch) | SGD55.80++ (Mon – Thur, Dinner) | SGD53.80++ (Fri – Sun, Lunch) | SGD58.80++ (Fri – Sun, Dinner)
Address: 403 Havelock Road, Copthorne Kings Hotel, Singapore 169632

19. Kiseki Japanese Buffet Restaurant

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Another popular buffet restaurant that food aficionados flock to, Kiseki offers a wide selection of Japanese-style fresh seafood: Blue swimmer crab, crayfish, vongole soaked in cold sake, spicy bamboo clam, and more.

Refill your plates with the tasty assorted maki and sushi rolls or grilled skewers dipped in teriyaki sauce.

If you’re visiting for dinner, check out the Western grill station that serves garlic ribeye stick, marinated teriyaki chicken, pork collar, and grilled prawns.

For the price and wide selection of food, we’d say this is a great value-for-money place to feast on seafood.

Opening Hours: (Lunch) 11.30am – 3pm | (Dinner) 6pm – 10pm
Price: SGD22.80++ (Mon – Fri, Lunch) | SGD29.80++ (Sat, Sun, PH, Lunch) | SGD33.80++ (Mon – Thur, Dinner) | SGD39.80++ (Fri – Sun, Dinner)
Address: 181 Orchard Road, 03 Orchard Central, 08-01/02, Singapore 238896

20. Ikoi Japanese Restaurant (Hotel Miramar)

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If you’re a sashimi lover, here’s the place to be. This buffet restaurant located in Hotel Miramar, serves premium and fresh sashimi like salmon, yellowtail, swordfish, octopus and more, a la carte.

Order grilled dishes like crab sticks, bacon mai and mackerel or choose among the huge selection of deep fried dishes to go along with your beer.

This restaurant can get very crowded at peak hours, so we’d recommend making a reservation in advance if you don’t want to wait.

Opening Hours: (Lunch) 11.30am – 2.30pm | (Dinner) 6pm – 11pm
Price: SGD38++
Address: 401 Havelock Road, Hotel Miramar, Singapore 169631

21. Dookki

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This Korean buffet chain is where you get to make your own Tteokbokki with tteok (rice cake) of all shapes and sizes. Add on sausages, meatballs and ramyun if you’re all down for the calories.

And if you’re craving for those fish cakes served on skewers with hot soup, get free flow of this popular street snack at Dookki – but just a reminder to pace yourself with these delicious snacks, you’ll want to leave some space in your stomach for the fried rice that completes the meal. That’s because after you’re done with your tteokbokki feast, you’ll be given rice that’s fried with the remaining sauce and ingredients.

Opening Hours: 11am – 10pm
Price: SGD18.80++
Address: 3 Temasek Boulevard, #B1-107 (East Wing), Suntec City, Singapore 038984 | 3155 Commonwealth Avenue West, #B1-30/31, Clementi Mall, Singapore 129588