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The Best All-You-Can-Eat Buffets In Singapore

By Gracie Stewart

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Singapore is a melting pot of cultures and with that comes a diverse range of cuisines. Whether you fancy Italian, Indian, Japanese or Mexican, the Lion City has certainly got you covered. But why settle for one when you can enjoy endless servings of dishes from around the globe all on one plate?

From bottomless brunches to dinners that don’t stop, here are the best all-you-can-eat buffets in Singapore right now.

RISE at Marina Bay Sands

10 Bayfront Avenue, Lobby Hotel Tower 1

RISE buffet offering at Marina Bay Sands
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RISE is Marina Bay Sands’ signature buffet restaurant located in the heart of the iconic hotel’s lobby (Tower 1). Showcasing a spread themed around ‘The World At Your Table’, the all-day restaurant offers a tranquil indoor and outdoor dining sanctuary for you to feast on over 100 delicacies representing a variety of cuisines from around the globe.

Kickstart the day with a hearty breakfast, including Indian delights such as dosa and prata at the live station, and brighten the morning with a glass of Mimosa with seasonal fruits.

For lunch and dinner, sail through Southeast Asia and savour popular delights like green curry with chicken, before experiencing the unique charm of Vietnam’s floating markets with authentic family recipes of Vietnamese pho and rice paper rolls. Embrace a medley of aromatic rempah (spice paste) dishes from Malaysia, before coming home to Singapore to feast on familiar wok-fried signatures like Singapore chilli crab and time-honoured Peranakan dishes.

Over at the Chef’s Corner, the season’s best produce takes centre stage through rotational live carvings, from prized cuts of the New Zealand Saltmarsh lamb and Australian Stanbroke beef ribeye, to responsibly sourced ingredients from farmers locally and in the region, such as the GG French poulet.

LUCE at InterContinental Singapore

80 Middle Road, Level 1

LUCE buffet brunch
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Every Sunday, LUCE hosts a lavish international buffet brunch, anchored by authentic Italian fare, ample pours of Bauget-Jouette Champagne, and a live DJ.

Beginning at the raw section, you can indulge in a plethora of seafood on ice, including seasonal live oysters, Boston lobster, snow crab, black mussels, Australian yabby, tiger prawns and sea whelk, before feasting on premium sashimi and sushi. A full spread of LUCE’s Roman-style pizzas will be on offer, with eight selections to choose from including the La Margherita Classica and La Parmigiana. Meanwhile, La Tartufata and La Mortadella highlight ingredients from the Northern Emilia-Romagna region.

From the same region, the Girelle di Pasta al Forno Emiliana, which is a baked pasta dish stuffed with ricotta and mascarpone cheese, green asparagus, and brown butter sauce is a real standout. Other pasta choices include the Gnocchi Sorrentina which showcases pillowy potato dumplings covered in a vibrant Pomodoro sauce and topped with creamy mozzarella, while the Spaghetti di Gragnano alla Bolognese sees perfectly al dente spaghetti coated in a deep, savoury beef sauce.

The Champagne Sunday Buffet Brunch is available every Sunday from 12pm to 3pm and is priced at $118++ (includes free-flow soft drinks, juices, coffee and tea), $158++ (includes free-flow Prosecco, Peroni Beer and soft drinks) or $178++ (includes free-flow Champagne or Italian Franciacorta, Aperol Spritz and selected cocktails and wines) per adult.

Edge at Pan Pacific Singapore

7 Raffles Boulevard, Level 3

Flavours Of The Lion City: A Culinary Expedition Through Singapore
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From 9 July until 9 August, celebrate Singapore's National Day month at Edge, Pan Pacific Singapore's award-winning buffet restaurant, where Executive Chef Andy Oh and his culinary team present Flavours of the Lion City: A Culinary Expedition Through Singapore.

This special buffet theme pays homage to the melting pot of cultures that define Singapore, with signature Singaporean gems, such as Peppery Teochew Bak Kut Teh, Braised Soya Duck and Peanut with Yam Rice, and Bak Chor Mee. Other heritage classics include Singapore Laksa with Baby Lobster, Braised Kurobuta Pork Belly with Lotus Bun, Teochew Steamed Local-farmed Golden Pomfret, Nyonya Chap Chye, Kueh Pie Tee, Popiah, and more.

You can also indulge in a diverse array of culinary creations and live action stations highlighting the multi-cultural influences, including Singaporean, Chinese, Malay, Indian, Japanese, Thai, and Western specialities, as well as an abundant selection of fresh seafood offerings.

The Flavours of the Lion City: A Culinary Expedition Through Singapore at Edge is available for dinner from 6pm – 10pm from 9 July until 9 August 2024, and is priced at $128++ per adult and $64 per child (6 – 12 years old). Prices include complimentary coffee, tea, the tarik, iced limau, and soya chin chow. The buffet will also be available for lunch from 12pm – 3pm on Singapore’s National Day on 9 August 2024.

The Kitchen Table at W Singapore – Sentosa Cove

21 Ocean Way, Sentosa Island

W Singapore – Sentosa Cove
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Within the lush coastal setting of SentosaW Singapore – Sentosa Cove plays host to an extravagant brunch fiesta every Sunday. Book a spot at The Kitchen Table for an indulgent buffet with live music and poolside views. Fancy taking a dip? Your buffet brunch package comes with pool access as well.

You’ll enjoying digging into an array of seafood including fresh oysters, melt-in-your-mouth sashimi, grilled prawn, and scallops. And don’t miss out on tender grilled wagyu, T-bone lamb, and roasted duck. For local delights, try the freshly made laksa and Singapore chili crab with mantou. By the pool, there’s also a tandoor oven with a selection of aromatic dishes like butter chicken and tandoori prawns.

To really get things going, you can add one of their free flow booze packages to your meal. For a spicy kick, Bloody Hell is the restaurant’s take on a Bloody Mary with spiced Bacardi rum and hot cholula sauce.

Basilico at Conrad Singapore Orchard

1 Cuscaden Road, Level 2

Basilico at Conrad Singapore Orchard
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Big on soul, bold in taste, Basilico is Conrad Singapore Orchard’s all-day dining destination that pays a delicious homage to the ever-changing landscape of Italy's culinary riches with an abundant buffet, Signature Cheese Room (with over 50 artisanal cheeses), specialty pizzas, pastas, and a carpaccio bar.

Although the buffet is available for lunch and weekend brunch, evenings at Basilico transform into a feastful celebration of Italy from coast to coast. The sumptuous buffet includes a variety of lush antipasti, large-format mains, charcuterie, and cheeses, and a Thursday special of unlimited prime steaks.

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La Brasserie at The Fullerton Bay Hotel Singapore

80 Collyer Quay

La Brasserie champagne brunch
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Starring the freshest produce, succulent roasts and French bistro classics, the delicious all-you-can-eat spread from La Brasserie at The Fullerton Bay Hotel Singapore promises a treat for the senses.

You'll be welcomed with a classic cocktail, presented from a beverage trolley. For free-flowing indulgence, the add-on alcohol package (from $218 per person) offers a choice of Ruinart Blanc de Blancs Brut NV or Veuve Clicquot champagne, and the fun continues all afternoon, with shots and digestifs served to the table.

As for the food, two new live stations have recently joined the line-up, offering everything you could want from the land and sea. Throughout the meal, you will also get to enjoy pass-around snacks, featuring ‘Chef’s Specials of the Day’ like mini lobster rolls with sea urchin mayonnaise. At the carving station, you can order premium cuts such as New Zealand grass-fed lamb rack, malt roasted Iberico pork belly, and roasted USDA grain-fed prime rib.

In addition to classics like Madagascar Vanilla Crème Brûlée and oozing Fondant au Chocolat, dessert lovers can watch the pastry chef deftly prepare the signature Berries Forest at a live station for a sweet finale.

Crossroads Buffet at Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel

320 Orchard Road

Crossroads Seafood Buffet
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Strategically located at the heart of Orchard Road, Crossroads Buffet offers a lavish international buffet spread brimming with an array of fresh seafood, premium meat carvings, Asian delight, decadent desserts, and more.

Their Ultimate Seafood Feast, which is available for lunch on Monday to Saturday and dinner on Sunday to Wednesday, presents the ultimate seafood buffet feast to captivate the hearts of all crustacean lovers.

Bring your big appetite and savour over 80 dishes of fresh seafood and premium meats. Kick-start the dining experience at the Fisherman’s Pot Station, where you can select everything from snow crab legs, poached live prawns and baby lobster to be boiled up. You can also choose from a range of sauces and sides like smoked sausage, broccoli and corn on the cob to add to the pot. From there, move to the meat carving and grill station for roast beef striploin, roast pork loin and prawn skewers.

Sky22 at Courtyard by Marriott Singapore Novena

99 Irrawaddy Road, Level 22

Sky22 chicken dish
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Nestled in the heart of Novena is Sky22, a contemporary dining enclave at Courtyard by Marriott Singapore Novena, the first Courtyard branded hotel in Singapore.

Helmed by Executive Chef John Chye, you can indulge in a cooked-to-order main course bookended with a free-flow salad bar, soups, artisanal breads, and sweet treats (cakes, puddings, ice cream, and fruit).

Highlights from the semi-buffet lunch include their melt-in-your-mouth miso-braised wagyu beef cheek and signature laksa lemak which is renowned for its thick gravy and generous spice. For a crispy treat, opt for the fish and chips starring beer-battered locally farmed black grouper. Other main courses are on rotation, showcasing flavours from across East Asia, Southeast Asia, and Europe.

As an added bonus, you will enjoy panoramic views of the CBD skyline thanks to floor-to-ceiling windows and its 22nd floor location.

Oscar’s at Conrad Centennial Singapore

2 Temasek Boulevard

Oscar’s
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At Oscar's you can indulge in a global culinary journey with their vibrant lunch, dinner, and brunch offerings while enjoying the skill and showmanship of the chefs in a semi-open kitchen. Showcasing a vibrant selection of international cuisine with a focus on local specialties, the menu emphasises traditional recipes, quality ingredients, and depth of flavour.

The international lunch buffet features local and seasonal regional cuisine, available Monday to Saturday from $68++ per person. For dinner, savour a seafood ice bar, live carving stations, and more, priced from $86++ to $96++ per person. On Sundays, treat yourself to a champagne brunch with fresh seafood, roasted prime rib, and delectable desserts for $108++ per person. Optional alcoholic beverage packages are available for an additional $45++ per person for two hours.

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