A dining experience at Orchid Live Seafood is akin to teleporting yourselves back into time. While the old-school seafood restaurant is tucked away in a remote corner of Sembawang, its inaccessibility has not deterred its loyal customers from patronising it.
Award-winning Orchid Live Seafood has received many public figures over the years and that list includes Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.
Orchid Live Seafood’s superbly fresh dishes are seriously worth travelling for, and can we say just how much we love the kampong-style experience?! The restaurant is also home to a huge collection of South African craft beers.
From now until 31 December 2016, quote ‘ladyironchef’ to enjoy 40% off craft beers with any purchase of items on the menu (valid only on weekdays). Meanwhile, here’s what you can expect from Orchird Live Seafood—also the creator of the famous Lobster Porridge.
Singaporeans love buffet – this is no secret, and it is in almost every Singaporean’s DNA to pig out. We are all connoisseurs in our own rights, and we have a penchant for great food, yes?
Seafood buffets are often the most popular, but more recently, we see a spike in the number of crabs and/or lobster buffets by hotels and restaurants in Singapore. Of course, these specialised line-ups got the nation all excited, and it created a whole new arena of expectations; we are now even more pampered with buffet spreads than before.
To get you started, here is a summary of all the current spreads you can look forward to if you are looking for a Crab and/or Lobster Buffet in Singapore. We are sure there will be more to come!
We have yet another crab buffet to share!
Following last year’s roaring success, Penang St. Buffet is reintroducing their value-for-money Crab Madness Buffet, with 10 different crab flavours from just S$19.90++ per child and S$59.90++ per adult. Kids under 1m dine for free.
All Singaporeans have had their fair share of classic chilli crabs, black pepper crabs and salted egg crabs. But have you ever had tom yam crabs, pumpkin crabs or stuffed chicken in crabs?!
Indulging in a few premium crabs can already cost up to hundreds of dollars when you dine out, but you only have to pay a minimal flat rate for endless crab servings here at Penang St. Buffet.
And because it is Penang St Buffet, you get unlimited helpings of Penang classic dishes included in the buffet line-up too! The Crab Madness Buffet starts from 15 July 2016 to 02 October 2016.
Crabs have always been a big weakness of many and the idea of a crab buffet is always exciting. Plaza Brasserie at PARKROYAL on Beach Road’s acclaimed annual crab feast is back again for the 5th year running from 06 May to 26 June 2016, and you should be familiar with this extravaganza by now.
They are the pioneers for crab buffets, and this year, Executive Chef Jackson Goh and Executive Sous Chef Ken Ang have introduced two exotic flavours to add to the exciting favourites – Spanish Style and Mediterranean. These new variations will add to the existing list of flavours, of which includes all-time favourites such as Singapore Chilli Crab, Cereal Crab, Salted Egg Yolk Crab, Black Pepper Crab, White Pepper Crab, and Crab with Honey Rock Sugar.
Besides the many styles of crabs, the buffet line-up will also comprise a huge number of crab-centric dishes and appetisers, on top of the other popular dishes from Plaza Brasserie’s regular buffet.
We had our go, and we are more than affirmed that the annual Ultimate Crab Feast at Plaza Brasserie at PARKROYAL on Beach Road is not to be missed.
Remember Penang St. Buffet’s awesome Crab Madness Buffet in 2015? This year, they have upped the ante in this new expansion and instalment – East Vs. West Crab Buffet. 2016′s spread will see a total of 12 crab flavours, including one special crab bisque, all made with flavours inspired by both the Western and Eastern culture.
After the success of last year’s buffet, Penang St. Buffet at Causeway Point has even more options this year to excite – think Green Curry Crab, Balinese Crab, Carbonara Crab and even Parmesan Baked Crab! Our stomachs are already growling.
This halal crab-centric buffet will begin on 01 March 2016 and end on 08 My 2016, the weekend of Mother’s Day. We had first hand dips on the buffet, and here is what you can expect at the East Vs. West Crab Buffet. If you are crab-obsessed too, the only thing you have to do for yourself is to head down to Penang St. Buffet for this crabby feast!
If you are a seafood fanatic and are especially mad about crabs, here is a piece of fantastic news for you. We have another crab buffet in the house! With over 12 different crab-cooking styles and a myriad of crab-inspired dishes, Penang St Buffet’s upcoming crab feast will drive you crazy! Featuring signature dishes like Salted Egg Yolk Crab, ‘Tau Chiu’ Crab, Penang Chilli Crab, Nonya Kapitan, Curry Crab and other crab dishes such as Special Crab Beehoon, and Crab Bisque – are you salivating yet?
From 31st July to 31st August 2015, Penang St Buffet at Causeway Point will be holding their inaugural halal Crab Madness Buffet – eat all you can crabs? Yes, count us in! And our Muslim friends are not left out!
It is definitely a crab extravaganza that you should not miss out on! Other than its gastronomical spread of crabs in different flavours, diners can also indulge in an array of cold seafood such as Fresh Oysters, Scallops, Salmon Sashimi, Mussels, Lobsters, Prawns all presented gorgeously on their ice bar.
Without further ado, let us give you a preview of the goodness you can expect at Penang St Buffets Crab Madness Buffet.
Plaza Brasserie at PARKROYAL On Beach Road is bringing back The Ultimate Crab Feast Buffet from 8 June to 23 August 2015!
Do we hear screams and cries of excitement already? As Singaporeans, we can never get enough of crabs, can we? This annual crab buffet is totally a dream come true for all of us crab lovers.
Last year, it was such a sell-out that reservations were filled up quicker than you can spell ‘crabs’. We know many of you were disappointed, we really do. This year, the buffet will run for more than two months, and there will be lunch seatings on Sundays too.
Now, time to welcome the idea of free-flow of crabs cooked in 8 tantalizing ways, and be prepared for a taste of heaven at Plaza Brasserie at PARKROYAL On Beach Road with The Ultimate Crab Feast Buffet. Here are some of the cooking styles you can expect:
Crayfish cooked in eight different styles and crabs prepared in four different methods… Welcome to Plaza Brasserie’s Crazy For Crayfish and Crab Buffet – a teaser to its hugely popular annual Ultimate Crab Feast Buffet (which is happening later this June).
Known for its Best of Asia Buffet, Plaza Brasserie at PARKROYAL on Beach Road is introducing the Crazy For Crayfish and Crab Buffet for the very first time this year. In addition to its four signature crabs – chilli, black pepper, salted egg and curry – the restaurant is featuring crayfish cooked in eight different sauces. Sounds unreal, yes we know. You know this is one buffet you cannot skip.
Wok-fried Crayfish with Salted Egg, Crayfish with Chilli Crab Sauce, Rendang Crayfish, Thai Basil Crayfish, Honey Rock Sugar Crayfish, White Pepper Crayfish, Black Bean Sauce Crayfish and Hot Bean Sauce Crayfish. Good Lord, just take our money!
The Crazy For Crayfish and Crab Buffet is available at Plaza Brasserie from 3 to 26 April 2015. Be sure to ring up and make your reservation, because they are known to always be booked out real fast. The Ultimate Crab Feast Buffet last year was fully booked by the first week, and we wouldn’t expect anything less for this buffet. Crayfish and crab buffet? This is the best of both worlds!
[ Giveaway ] We are also giving away 3 pairs of weekday buffet dining vouchers for the Crazy For Crayfish and Crab Buffet. Leave a comment below, and share this post on your Facebook timeline to win. More details on the giveaway at the end of this post.
Dancing Crab (www.dancingcrab.com.sg) at The Grandstand is the latest project by the TungLok Group. The whole concept is that you eat directly from the table with your bare hands – of course, you can use utensils or eat from the plates, but we won’t encourage that because it takes the fun away.
It goes without saying that eating at Dancing Crab is a messy affair. Waiters line the tables with a plastic sheet, then bring you your seafood combo and other yummies, and pour them all on the table for you to pig out ala communal style.
What makes Dancing Crab a place we can return to again and again is its varied menu of seafood dishes featuring imports from all over the world. There will always be something to look forward to, whether you are a fan of crabs or you are craving fish. And the best part is its super affordable price tags that we have no complaints about. Yes, not all seafood places charge exorbitantly, and Dancing Crab is one of them. Now, it is legit to eat prawns, lobster rolls, crab cakes and mussels every week!
If you love seafood, and don’t mind getting your hands dirty, Dancing Crab is the place to dine at with your family or a group of friends. Here are 10 reasons why Dancing Crab is a heaven for seafood lovers.
[ Giveaway ] We are also giving away S$400 Dancing Crab dining vouchers. Leave a comment below, and share this post on your Facebook timeline to win. More details on the giveaway at the end of this post.
Black pepper crab. Salted egg yolk crab. Curry crab. Chilli crab. Marmite crab. Crab kut teh. Wait, are we done with the list? Not quite, apparently. And you know what this means? It is time to party with crabs!
The annual crab feast at PARKROYAL on Beach Road is here again from 13 June till 27 July 2014, and it just gets better each year.
With 27 crab dishes including 14 whole crabs prepared in different styles, on top of everyone’s favourite seafood station, chefs preparing their speciality dishes ala minute, and a Best of Asia buffet spread – Plaza Brasserie presents its highly anticipated The Ultimate Crab Feast buffet dinner (adult S$65++. child S$39++). Yes, we can already feel your excitement!
We don’t know many people who would say no to free-flow of quality crabs, but we know this is one dinner you must not miss. Here are the highlights from The Ultimate Crab Feast by Plaza Brasserie at PARKROYAL on Beach Road.
“Where can you find the cheapest crabs in Singapore?”
Irvin’s Seafood Cze Char at River Valley road is probably the place to go. Most of the crabs on the menu – like black pepper crab, chilli crab, butter crab – are available for just $19.9. There’s a catch of course. The crabs are much smaller, around 500g each.
Personally, I thought that it was a good tactic to attract customers. But taste-wise, the crabs that we had were nothing special. Irvin’s Seafood is only worth a try if you a) are on a budget b) want to try a variety of crabs.
The new Sentosa Boardwalk is a great way to travel to Sentosa on foot. Featuring tropical landscapes, the garden-themed boardwalk has a stunning view of the bay as you take a leisure stroll from VivoCity Shopping Mall’s waterfront promenade, made easy by two-way canopy-covered travellators.
From 9th to 26th Jun 2011, Sentosa Boardwalk has a Crab and Durian Buffet for $38++/pax. I think that this is a value-for-money buffet, especially so if you like crabs and durian.
Keng Eng Kee Seafood restaurant at Alexandra Village used to be my family’s favourite Cze Char place. It has been a while since our last visit here so we decided to drop by for dinner last week.
Reading Food Blogs and watching food shows are among my favorite pastimes. Food blogs with delicious photos and intriguing words have the ability to suck me in for hours, while food shows are somewhat more direct – they make me hungry instantly. I’m sure many of you are currently hooked to Sizzling Woks, the popular food show on the best zhi char eating places in Singapore.
I’m not surprised because I get many requests to blog more about cheap and good Zhi Char in Singapore all the time. Today, I will like to share about one of the Zhi Char restaurants in Singapore that my family always go to: B.K Fortune Seafood Steamboat restaurant. They are located just a few steps away from Bar Bar Black Sheep along Bukit Timah road (towards King Albert Park direction after Sixth Avenue).
* The Palm Beach Seafood Giveaway is now closed. The winners are Daniel (29), Chloe (18), HahazZ (57), Vivian (37). Thank you for participating, better luck next time! *
“My all time favorite is chili crab with deep-fried mantou, what’s yours?” I asked on twitter.
Everyone replied enthusiastically, the popular choices are pepper crab, chili crab, crab bee hoon, salted egg yoke crab and butter crab. Even though I just had chili crab and double baked cheese crab at Palm Beach Seafood recently, I find myself craving for the thick, sweet-and-spicy gravy of the chili crab, with deep fried mantou of course.
While we are at the topic of crab, I realize people like to debate on which restaurant has the best crab in Singapore. Like what I always say: whichever place you like – has the best crab!
The most amazing thing about having a food blog, is knowing the other food bloggers. Besides the food blogs in Singapore, I got to meet up with the KL food bloggers during my trip up north last year, and when I went for a holiday in Australia during December, the good Sydney food bloggers hosted and brought me around for the best food in Sydney.
When Howard & Linda (eatshow&tell) told me that they were stopping-over in Singapore for a few hours before flying to Hong Kong, I knew that I had to bring them to have our famous Chili Crab.