Dear food lover, are you wondering if it’s possible to find halal buffets in Singapore? Of course! But make sure you bring your stretchy pants too. We’ve compiled an awesome list of 8 halal buffets under SGD100 worth visiting when you’re in Singapore that offers mouthwatering food freshly prepared for you!
If you feel like a small bite instead, we recommend these 10 halal restaurants and simple eateries that have celebrities and sultans among their customers.
1. Carousel Buffet Restaurant
Known among locals and visitors alike for its extensive and varieties of cuisine, Carousel halal buffet restaurant has everything from Asian to Japanese to Mediterranean to Indian. And you can drop by anytime as they serve breakfast, lunch, high tea and dinner buffet. Basically, it’s a halal buffet heaven, conveniently located in the heart of Orchard. Carousel was voted the Best Buffet Restaurant in Singapore by AsiaOne People’s Choice Awards for 7th consecutive year – it won’t disappoint you!
Breakfast: 06.30am – 10.00am
Lunch: 12.00pm – 02.00pm
High-Tea: 03.30pm – 05.30pm
Dinner: 06.30pm – 09.30pm
Breakfast: SGD37.66 nett (weekdays) and SGD37.66 nett (weekends)
Lunch: SGD65.91 nett (weekdays) and SGD76.51 nett (weekends)
High-Tea: SGD49.43 nett (weekdays) and SGD56.50 nett (weekends)
Dinner: SGD89.45 nett (weekdays) and SGD97.69 nett (weekends)
Address: Royal Plaza on Scotts, 25 Scotts Road, Singapore 228220
Phone and Reservations: +(65) 6589 7799 and website
2. Asian Market Café
Specializing in pan-Asian cuisine, this cafe proudly showcases the diversity of cultures within the region. Their must-try food on the buffet list are the laksa, a popular spicy noodle soup either based on rich and spicy curry coconut milk or based on sour asam (tamarind) famous in Malaysia and Singapore, satay, skewered meat served with the peanut sauce, grilled stingray and a refreshing cup of teh-tarik, milk tea. Although Asian Market Cafe is a five-star hotel restaurant, it has a casual and welcoming atmosphere.
Lunch on Monday – Friday: 12.00pm – 02.30pm
Dinner: 6.00pm – 10.00pm daily
Address: Level 2, Fairmont Singapore Hotel, 80 Bras Basah Road, Singapore 179103
Phone and Reservations: (+65) 6339 7777 and website
A gem of the Mandarin Hotel, Aquamarine celebrates the diversity of food from around the world. The specialities of Aquamarine halal buffet are the snow crab legs placed in the endless array of fresh seafood and the famous Singaporean chilli crab, earning them a title of the best seafood buffet in Singapore. Locals and brave foreigners will appreciate their pengat durian, a dessert cooked from the king of fruits that resembles a porridge and is best eaten with glutinous rice or pancakes. What we also like here is that the chefs display their skills in a glass-enclosed show kitchen so you can actually see how the food is prepared.
Lunch: 12.00pm – 2.30pm (till 3.00pm on weekends and public holidays)
Dinner: 6.30pm – 10.00pm
Dinner: Sunday – Thursday: SGD70, Friday, Weekend and Public Holidays: SGD80
Address: Level 4, Marina Mandarin Singapore, 6 Raffles Boulevard Marina Square, Singapore 039594
Phone and Reservations: +65 6845 1111; [email protected]
Located at the Grand Hyatt Singapore, StraitsKitchen has a contemporary marketplace ambience and an extensive menu. There are 6 food counters that feature local cuisine and highlight the best of Singapore’s four local races: Chinese, Indian, Malay and Peranakan. Don’t miss their signature dish – Chili and Pepper Crab! The best part is the chefs would be cooking right in front of you, ensuring that the food is fresh. So if you’re eager to taste Singapore’s local delicacies after shopping in Orchard, you know where to go!
Lunch – Monday – Friday: 12.00pm – 2.30pm, Weekend and Public Holidays: 12.30pm – 3.00pm
Dinner: 6.30pm – 10.30pm
Address: Grand Hyatt Singapore, 10 Scotts Road, Singapore 228211
Phone and Reservations: +65 6738 1234; [email protected]
5. Sakura International Buffet Restaurant
What we love about this restaurant is that even with more than 150 varieties of Japanese, Western and Asian dishes, it’s the most affordable buffet in Singapore. And with six outlets they are less likely to be fully booked, unlike other halal buffet restaurants in Singapore. Their must-tries are the Boston Lobster and Argentine Prawn Hokkien Mee and Hiroshima Oyster Omelette; for a sweet finish, go for Belgian Chocolate Haagen Dazs with chocolate lava cake. Needless to say but come with an empty stomach!
Lunch: Monday – Friday: 12.00pm – 3.00pm, Weekend and Public Holidays: 11.30pm – 3.30pm
Dinner: Monday – Thursday: 6.00pm – 10.00pm, Friday, Weekend and Public Holidays: 5.30pm – 10.00pm
Lunch: Monday – Friday: SGD22.00++, Weekend and Public Holidays: SGD33.90++
Dinner: Monday – Thursday: SGD33.90++, Friday, Weekend and Public Holidays: SGD38.00++
Address: 31 Riverside Road, Singapore 739087
Phone and Reservations: +65 6368 8197; http://www.sakuraintbuffet.com.sg/
6. 21 on Rajah
Nestled in the suburban area of Balestier, 21 on Rajah offers a modern mix of Asian and Mediterranean dishes. There are two types of buffets here: a local Rijsttafel Weekday Lunch Buffet and a fusion Mediterranean-Asian Dinner Buffet. For the lunch buffet, they serve finger-licking dishes such as Barbecued Chicken, Sambal Squid Rings, Ikan Gulai (spicy fish red curry) and Sayur Lodeh (mixed vegetable curry), to name a few. As for dinner, you can enjoy the seafood bar, pasta station, and also Hispanic favourites like paella, tortillas, and churros. P.S. Chefs at 21 on Rajah don’t let the menu get stale so keep on the lookout for their special buffets!
Lunch: 12.00pm – 2.30pm (3.00pm on weekends and public holidays)
Dinner: 6.00pm – 10.00pm daily
Address: Days Hotel Singapore at Zhongshan Park, 1 Jalan Rajah, Singapore 329133
7. Katong Kitchen
Have you ever make your own ‘rojak’ – a traditional fruit, vegetable salad that comes with a special sauce and sometimes with a small portion of meats? Well, at Katong Kitchen you can! The rojak station allows guests to mix their own interpretation of the dish. Katong Kitchen is famous among the locals and foreigners for their genuine quality Nyonya cuisine; they also have a variety of Asian, Macanese, local Chinese and even Western delights. Tip: drop by for the Saturday brunch buffet!
6.30 am – 10.00pm
Lunch: Monday – Saturday: SGD38.00++, Sunday and Public Holidays: SGD48.00++
Dinner: Monday – Friday: SGD48.00++, Weekend and Public Holidays: SGD58.00++
Address: Level 4 of Village Hotel Katong, 25 Marine Parade, Singapore 449536
P.S. Village Hotel Katong is also Muslim-friendly: it was rated ‘Silver’ by Salam Standard. Check which Muslim amenities they provide.
8. Penang Street Buffet
If you’ve been to Penang, I’m so sure you’ll know why it’s referred to as the food heaven by both locals and tourists. Now you don’t have to travel all the way to Malaysia to taste Penang delicious street food as you can simply book a table and enjoy them right here in Singapore! In fact, Penang Street Buffet goes beyond regular Penang specialities with a selection of amazing seafood that includes lobster, freshly shucked live oysters, scallops, green mussels and fresh sashimi. Plus, it’s all halal. Bon appetit!
Dinner: 4.45pm to 7.00pm (Session 1) and 7.30pm to 10.00pm (Session 2)
Monday -Thursday: SGD59.90++, Friday, Weekend and Public Holidays: SGD63.90++
Address: Causeway Point 05-12/13, 1 Woodlands Square, Singapore 738099 (more locations available)
Phone and Reservations: +65 6894 7872; [email protected]
Checked our halal buffets in Singapore? So whats’ next?
And for you, what’s the best halal buffet in Singapore? Let us know by sharing your stories! If you’re not from Singapore and wondering how you can visit the best Muslim-friendly spots in less than 48 hours, check out our 48 hours halal guide in Singapore. And if need to book a Muslim-friendly packages to Singapore, visit our website for more info.