8 Local Food Buffets In Singapore That Offer The Best Of Singapore’s Food

Straitskitchen Local Food Buffet

Singapore’s local food is so diverse and multi-cultural that you will never get sick of eating it. And what if we told you there are several buffet spreads that focus on local food?

Imagine free-flow roti prata, Chinese roast meats and delicious beef rendang!

You will find yourself going for a second, maybe third serving of that fragrant chicken rice. And free-flow chilli crab for you? Well, here are 8 Local Food Buffets in Singapore You Need To Try.

Clifford Pier

Clifford Pier Afternoon Tea


WHY YOU SHOULD COME HERE: Besides the fact that Clifford Pier’s interior is absolutely stunning with sleek furniture and natural light streaming in, their Heritage Afternoon Tea Buffet features an array of 8 savoury and 8 sweet items that reflect Singapore’s culinary past and present.

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Afternoon Tea /  S$45 (Daily)

The Fullerton Bay Hotel
80 Collyer Quay
Tel: +65 6597 5266
Mon to Thu: 11.30am – 12 midnight
Fri: 11.30am – 1am
Nearest Station: Raffles Place


Colony Local Food


WHY YOU SHOULD COME HERE: Everything about the local food spread at Colony is quintessentially Singaporean and we love it. Get the chef to slice some premium char siew for you and pair it with a plate of fragrant chicken rice. Then, finish off your meal with some tandoori meats and lip-smackingly good lobster laksa.

Lunch / S$58 (Daily) Dinner: S$78 (Daily)

The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore
7 Raffles Avenue
Singapore 039799
Daily: 6.30am – 10.30pm
Nearest Station: Promenade

J65 Hotel Jen Singapore Buffet

J65 Roast Meats

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WHY YOU SHOULD COME HERE: J65′s buffet is extremely value-for-money and you get to enjoy fresh seafood on ice while getting the chef to whip up a scrumptious plate of Fried Oyster Egg (you must have it with the accompanying chilli) and grill satay for you. There’s also a DIY rojak station!

Dinner / S$55 (Sun to Thu), S$60 (Fri & Sat)

Hotel Jen Tanglin Singapore
Lobby Level, 1A Cuscaden Road
Singapore 249176
Reservations: +65 6831 4374 / [email protected]
Daily: 6.30am – 10pm
Nearest Station: Orchard

Marriott Cafe

Singapore Marriott Cafe


WHY YOU SHOULD COME HERE: Get your tummies ready for a huge spread of local goodies at Marriott Cafe. The high tea buffet spread includes XO carrot cake, bak kut teh, chicken rice, char kway teow and many more local delights.

High Tea / S$42 (Mon to Fri), S$45 (Sat & Sun)

Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel
320 Orchard Road
Singapore 238865
Tel: +65 6831 4605
Daily: 6am – 10pm
Nearest Station: Orchard

Plaza Brasserie Buffet

Plaza Brasserie prata


WHY YOU SHOULD COME HERE: In this buffet, you not only get a great range of local cuisine but also food from all over Asia. Think an aromatic bowl of prawn laksa, many local-style cooked dishes such as salted egg yolk prawns and rendang. There is also a prata station where you can enjoy free-flow prata!

PRICE: Dinner / S$53 (Mon – Thu), S$58 (Fri – Sun)

PARKROYAL on Beach Road
7500 Beach Road, Level One
Singapore 199591
Tel: +65 6505 5710
Daily: 6am – 12am
Nearest Station: Nicoll Highway

Spice Brasserie

PARKROYAL Kitchener Slipper Lobster


WHY YOU SHOULD COME HERE: Apart from its iconic Union of Crabs and Lobsters dinner buffet, Spice Brasserie at PARKROYAL on Kitchener Road also offers the Singapore Nostalgic Lunch and Dinner buffet, featuring an extensive range of local and Asian cuisines, the popular Teochew Porridge corner, and a tantalising variety of appetisers and desserts.

PRICE: Lunch / S$33 (Daily), Dinner / S$36 (Mon to Wed)

Straits Cafe


WHY YOU SHOULD COME HERE: To start, literally every single item featured in their buffet spread is delicious and perfectly encapsulates the essence of Malaysian and Singaporean street fare. Whether it’s their kueh pie tee, KL-style prawn noodles or even their Nonya laksa, we guarantee you that you will be filled with delight with each bite you take. We particularly love their à la minute-cooked sambal seafood from the live station and be sure to save space for their wide selection of durian-based desserts.

Lunch / S$42++ (Mon to Fri), S$48 (Sat & Sun)
Dinner / S$50++ (Mon to Thu) S$58++ (Fri to Sun)

9 Bras Basah Road, Level 1,
Singapore 189559
Tel: +65 6708 7745
Daily: 6.30am – 10pm
Nearest Station: Bras Basah / Dhoby Ghaut

StraitsKitchen Buffet

StraitsKitchen Chicken Rice


WHY YOU SHOULD COME HERE: StraitsKitchen is a Halal-certified buffet restaurant and they are easily the best buffet restaurant in Singapore for a comprehensive local food spread. From grilled satay and black pepper crabs, fried carrot cake to chicken rice, prata and laksa, the choices are almost endless. The range of local-style dessert is also huge; think nyonya kueh, goreng pisang and muah chee!

PRICE: Dinner / S$73 nett (Daily)

10 Scotts Road, Lobby Level
Grand Hyatt Singapore
Singapore 228211
Tel: +65 6732 1234
Daily: 6am – 10pm
Nearest Station: Orchard

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