Besides shopping, eating out is one of Singapore’s ‘National Pastimes’. It seems that our appetite just demands for more food all the time. What better way to satisfy this big appetite of ours than to binge at a great eat-all-you-can buffet? No wonder buffets are so popular among Singaporeans.
The restaurants know that—thus the variety of hearty buffets for the many different ethnicities and varieties. This week, we give you the definitive guide to the 5 best all-you-can-eat bonanzas! Just don’t blame us if you bust your waistline!
Best Seafood Buffet
3/F The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore
7 Raffles Avenue
Greenhouse serves up what we think is the best selection of fresh seafood in town every night of the week. Dive into a fabulous oceanic spread of freshly shucked oysters, crabs, scallops, sashimi and slipper lobsters at the Greenhouse Restaurant, Ritz Carlton! Besides showcasing an impressive selection of seafood delicacies, Greenhouse serves up a mouthwatering selection of Asian and Singapore’s iconic dishes such as the black pepper and chili crab. Greenhouse also wins the hearts of their customers with their flawless service.
Best International Buffet
25 Scotts Road
Well known for its international seafood buffet in Singapore, Carousel boasts an array of international cuisines served at seven open counter spreads around the restaurant. The food ranges from must-haves like sushi, sashimi and chilled seafood to Mediterranean dishes, dim sum and chicken rice, just to name a few from the long list. The salad bar and dessert counter is also a crowd pleaser. What differentiates them from others is that the food here is halal, and it’s a big hit with gourmet mak ciks (aunties).
Best Japanese buffet
309/311 Tanjong Katong Road
For sashimi lovers who can’t get enough of their raw fish, this one’s for you. Set right in the heart of bustling Tanjong Katong Road, Minoriya serves more than 90 dishes at its value-for-money ala carte buffet spread. The ala carte menu is said to be the longest in town and offers a number of authentic Japanese dishes with special emphasis on sashimi, sushi, grilled items and teppanyaki.
Best Dessert Buffet
Sands SkyPark, Level 57
Marina Bay Sands
Spend your evening indulging your sweeter side at The Club at the top of Marina Bay Sands. Located on the 57th storey of the IR, you can enjoy both the sinful Chocolate Bar spread as well as a panoramic view of Singapore. The best part is that it’s opened 7 days a week from 8pm till midnight. Experience this all-you-can-enjoy chocolate buffet, which features 57 scrumptious chocolate themed desserts, including their unique “rosemary-milk chocolate cappuccino”. Tempt your chocolate cravings at this full-blown chocolate wonderland.
Best Dim Sum Buffet
St Regis (level 1U)
29 Tanglin Road
Dim sum lovers, look no further than award-winning Chinese Restaurant, Yan Ting’s popular weekend dim sum brunch. Here, you get to savour traditional delicacies and an extensive dim sum selection, presented with a stunning modern aesthetic designed to thrill both the eye and the palate. The quality of the dim sum, ambiance of the restaurant and the service of the staff at Yan Ting is almost impossible to beat.