12 Best Buffets in Singapore for Every Budget, Including Hotel Buffets and Self-Serve Lok Lok
Best buffets in Singapore
With the return of self-service buffet lines, many restaurants have picked up the slack, offering the full breadth of their feasts for the first time in ages. If you’re looking to make your big comeback to buffets, but aren’t sure which place has the right spread for the occasion, then this list is for you!
We will introduce you to 12 of best buffets in singapore, with a mix of hotel buffets and unorthodox choices. These are separated into three price points, so you can find the ideal buffet for your budget.
Note that we’ve left out the Japanese, Korean BBQ, and Dim Sum buffets, as we’ve covered them extensively before.
1. TungLok Seafood
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While seafood buffets are typically the domain of lavish hotel restaurants, the affordable range at TungLok Seafood is a great option if you’re not looking to break the bank.
Their à la carte Seafood buffet lunch starts from $43.80++and offers specialties such as salmon sashimi, jellyfish with pomelo sauceand fried sea bass in soy sauce. There are also free flow dim sum and appetizing chilli crablimited to one serving per table.
Seafood buffets are only available at orchard center and Paya Lebar Quarter Mall electrical outlets.
Check out our TungLok Seafood review.
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2. Kintamani Indonesian Restaurant
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Indonesian Restaurant Kintamani is known for its authentic and varied Indonesian cuisine, which makes its $33.80++ buffet lunch looks like an absolute steal.
You can enjoy dishes such as Rendang Daging Sapi and Sayur Lodeh, which feature all the rich aromas and flavors of the Southeast Asian country. Make sure you get the Peha Khaki Kambing (roasted leg of lamb) too – this signature dish is renowned for being irresistibly succulent.
Address: 405 Havelock Road, Level 3, Furama RiverFront, Singapore 169633
Opening hours: Every day from 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., from 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Tel: 6739 6463
The Indonesian restaurant Kintamani is a halal certified restaurant.
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3. Crystal Cafe
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One of the more unique picks on this list, Crystal Coffeeit is Taiwan Porridge Buffet (from $18.80++) is perfect for those looking for a varied range of dishes to accompany their porridge.
The braised pieces are all superb: whether it’s pig’s trotters or pork belly, their robust braising and flavor make them perfect porridge companions. There is also a good selection of fresh seafood dishes, including dory and prawns.
Address: 131 Killiney Road, Orchard Grand Court, Singapore 239571
Opening hours: Every day: 7:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Tel: 6830 2020
Crystal Cafe is not a halal certified restaurant.
4. AK Zai Lok Lok
If a dozen lok lok skewers aren’t enough for you, head to a lok lok buffet such as AK Zai Lok Lok. For $19.90++ per person, you can gorge on 40 types of lok lok, which can be enjoyed fried or boiled. An additional $10 is required to boil your skewers in any of the following soup bases: tom yum, curry, mala, laksa, and pork stock.
Address: 259 Outram Road, Singapore 169056
Opening hours: Every day from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m.
AK Zai Lok Lok is not a halal certified restaurant.
This Lok Lok Place in Outram Road has a $19.90++ buffet, open until 1am daily
Edge has one of the largest international buffets in Singapore, with a plethora of dishes ranging from western cuisine to our local dishes. A Lunch on weekdays ($62++) buffet will allow you to enjoy all the luxurious seafood on offer, as well as homemade pasta, Indian fish curryand much more.
And if you’re feeling rich, you can add $90 for unlimited champagne and liquor or $48 for unlimited liquor.
Check out our Edge review.
Address: 7 Raffles Boulevard, Level 3, Pan Pacific Singapore, Singapore 039595
Opening hours: Every day from 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Tel: 6826 8240
Edge is not a halal certified restaurant.
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6. Straits Cuisine
While the previous entry will make you feel like Mr. Worldwide, DetroitKitchen firmly anchors you in the culinary culture of Singapore. Specifically, you’ll be taken on a foodie journey through Chinese, Indian, Malay, and Peranakan cuisine, making it a true local feast.
For $62++the Buffet gives you an unlimited supply of dishes such as satay, laksa, tandoori chickenand Chinese roast duck.
Address: 10 Scotts Road, Grand Hyatt, Singapore 228211
Opening hours: Every day from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Tel: 6732 1234
StraitsKitchen is a halal certified restaurant.
7. The Three Peacocks
An outdoor barbecue is a great activity for bonding with friends and family, but it’s also a great way to gorge yourself on some well-charred food. To The Three Peacocksa Weekday Buffet ($50.90++) allows you to grill all the meats, seafood and vegetables you want in a comfortable outdoor setting. Recently they also added a charcoal hotpot option available for $15++ per pot.
Check out our Three Peacocks review.
Address: 8 Port Road, Labrador Park, Singapore 117540
Opening hours: Every day from 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Three Peacocks is not a halal certified restaurant.
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International hotel buffet Pepper mint continues to be one of the most notable buffets in the country. You can expect premium farm-to-table rates, starting at $65++. Their roast and grilled dishes, including Roasted Milk-Fed Veal Leg Char Siew and the Crispy halibut with roasted cerealsare particularly noteworthy dishes in a place full of high-quality food.
Discover our opinion on peppermint.
Address: 6 Raffles Boulevard, PARKROYAL COLLECTION Marina Bay, Singapore 039594
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 7am-11am, 12pm-2.30pm, 6.30pm-10pm, Sat-Sun 7am-11am, 12pm-3pm, 6.30pm-10pm
Tel: 6845 1111
Peppermint is a halal certified restaurant.
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9. Bar & Grill at sea
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Imagine indulging in all the seafood you could want while enjoying the sights, sounds and smells of the sea. This is exactly the experience you will have. Bar & Grill at sea.
Prices start from $69++ per person, which entitles you to an entire sea bass and various seasonal seafood to barbecue yourself. An additional amount of $59++ would take your bill well above our current price category, but that would give you a whole lobster and a mud crab, both of which weigh 500g.
Address: 50 Tanah Merah Ferry Road, #01-02, Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal, Singapore 498833
Opening hours: Every day from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., from 5 p.m. to 10.30 p.m.
Tel: 9437 8922
Offshore Bar & Grill is not a halal certified restaurant.
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When it comes to Italian food, you can’t go wrong with the hotel’s buffet at Basilica. Their Weekend brunch (from $112++) offers you appetizing dishes such as Wagyu Beef Lasagna, Truffle Risottoand Pan-fried foie gras. Enhance your brunch with free-flow alcohol, for $162++you can drink all the Prosecco, red and white wines and draft beers you want.
The Weekend Brunch is available on Saturdays and Sundays from 12 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Address: 1 Cuscaden Road, Level 2, Regent Singapore, Singapore 249715
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 12 p.m. to 3 p.m., 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., Sat-Sun 12 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Tel: 6725 3232
Basilico is not a halal certified restaurant.
For a classy seafood buffet, try Colonyit is Seafood dinner ($102++). Oysters, Boston lobsters, and grilled stingrays are some of the top seafood dishes you can enjoy here, along with non-seafood dishes such as Butter Chicken Biryani and even bak chor me. Plus, you can dine in the elegant interiors of this Ritz-Carlton restaurant.
The Seafood Dinner is available on Fridays and Saturdays, from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. (last order at 10 p.m.).
Check out our Colony review.
Address: 7 Raffles Avenue, The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore, Singapore 039799
Opening hours: Monday to Saturday 12pm to 2.30pm, 3.30pm to 5.30pm, 6.30pm to 10.30pm, Sunday 12pm to 3.30pm, 6.30pm to 10.30pm
Tel: 6434 5288
Colony is not a halal certified restaurant.
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12. Beach Road Kitchen
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Situated in JW Marriott Singapore South Beach, Beach Road Kitchenit is Champagne Brunch Buffet ($108++) entitles you to a free stream of great food and champagne. The best of international and local cuisine is present here, ranging from Truffle Ravioli for chilli crab.
The buffet also features a featured chefs concept, which allows you to see the chefs preparing these delicious dishes in live action stations.
The Champagne Brunch Buffet is only available on Sundays.
Address: 30 Beach Road, Singapore 189763
Opening hours: Fri 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Sat 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Sun 12 p.m. to 3 p.m., 6 p.m.
Tel: 6818 1913
Beach Road Kitchen is not a halal certified restaurant.
Unique Buffets to Try in Singapore
Whatever your budget, you’ll likely find a buffet on this list that you’ll enjoy. For buffets with more original themes, read our list of unique buffets. If you are looking for an exciting new KBBQ place, try Eonni Korean BBQ.
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