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6 A La Carte Buffets To Enjoy in Singapore

Geralyne Ong

Geralyne Ong

Last updated 05 June, 2023

Heading out for a cheat meal this weekend? Check out one of these lip-smacking a la carte buffets in Singapore 2023 that are also pocket-friendly!

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Like most self-professed foodies in Singapore, the one thing that made everything feel better during the pandemic is the fact that you could get your favourite food delivered from your preferred restaurant, cafe or hawker.

Great as that was and still is, sometimes all you really want is to dine out and have the option of unlimited servings of sashimi, grilled beef or sizzling pork belly. 

International buffets may be back on the menu, but they are usually more expensive than a la carte buffets, due to the location and menu spread.

So, whatever your food cravings may be, satisfy them at one of these 6 a la carte buffet restaurants the next time you head out with your family or friends. 

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6 Ala Carte Buffet Restaurants in Singapore 2023

Restaurant & Cuisine Type
Contact details
Opening hours
Price (per adult)
Mitsuba (Japanese)
+65 6227 0388
6 Eu Tong Sen Street #03-88, The Central, Singapore 059817
Mondays to Sundays
11:30am to 2:30pm (last order at 1:50pm)
6:00pm to 10:00pm (last order at 9:20pm)
Standard: S$56.90++
Premium: S$99.90++ (includes unlimited servings of house beer and sake)
+65 6733 2272 or +65 6386 7337
81 Clemenceau Avenue #03-15/16, UE Square, Singapore 239917
East Coast Road #02-08, Katong Square, Singapore 423371
Lunch, Mondays to Saturdays and eve of public holidays
12pm to 2.30pm (last order at 2.15pm)

Lunch, Sundays and public holidays
12.15pm to 2.45pm (last order at 2.30pm)

Dinner, Mondays to Sundays, eve of public holidays and public holidays
6:15pm to 10:15pm (last order at 9:45pm)
+65 8557 3866
36 Beach Road #01- 01, Singapore 189766
Tuesdays to Sundays
11.30am to 2.30pm
5pm to 930pm
There are no Steak Buffets on Friday Night.
+65 6334 9332
30 Victoria Street, #01-32, CHIJMES, Singapore 187996
Mondays to Sundays
6pm to 11pm (last order at 10.30pm)
Sunday to Thursday: S$69++

Fridays and Saturdays:
(Singapore, Japanese & Chinese)
+65 6262 6996 (Jurong)
+65 6834 4888
(Orchard Central)
+65 6909 8933 (PLQ Mall)
+65 6226 1727
35 Kreta Ayer Road, Singapore 089000
Mondays to Thursdays
11:30am to 3pm
5pm to 5am

Fridays to Sundays
11:30am to 5am
S$34.90 ++


Source: Mitsuba

Thick cuts of fresh sashimi, sizzling sticks of yakimono, comforting seafood miso soup and jiggly chawanmushi topped with ikura are just some of the dishes you will find on Mitsuba’s extensive a la carte Japanese buffet menu.

Conveniently located at Clarke Quay Central and reasonably priced from S$56.90, reservations for a meal here are strongly recommended. Meanwhile, kids' pricing starts from S$27.90 (below 1.4m tall) or for free (in baby chair). 

Three buffet menus are available — regular, premium, and ala-carte buffet. The non-buffet simply ala-carte menu option is available as well.

Guests residing at the same table must order from the same menu type. No takeaways or 'da baos' are allowed, with S$10 per 100 grams charged for food wastage. (So light eaters, beware!)

You can make your lunch or dinner buffet reservation here.

For simply ala-carte menu buffet prices, click here.

Buffet Price Tiers

  • Standard: S$56.90 ++ (adult)
  • Standard: S$27.90 ++ (child below 1.4m) | Free for babies/infants
  • Premium: S$99.90 ++ (includes unlimited servings of house beer and sake)
  • Premium: S$49.90++ | Free for babies/infants

The minimum spend required for lunch and dinner buffets at Mitsuba are S$20 and S$40, respectively.


Buffet Dining period Price Remarks
All-You-Can-Eat ala carte buffet + Free flow sake/beer Daily lunch & dinner buffet S$76.90++ per pax -
4th adult dines free
(with min. 3 paying adults)
Daily lunch buffet only S$170.70++ total Includes weekends, PHs and PH eves
Min. 3 paying adults
Ladies' Night (15% off buffet prices) Monday night buffet only S$44.12++ per pax Excludes PHs and PH eves
NS Men Night (15% off buffet prices) Tuesday night buffet only S$44.12++ per pax Excludes PHs and PH eves
Raw oysters Lunch & dinner buffet 1/2 doz: S$18
1 doz: S$33
Add-on to buffet
Subject to availability
50% off second bottle of sake Lunch & dinner buffet 50% off lower-priced sake bottle Applicable to any buffet
Subject to availability
Asahi 1-for-1 beer pints Lunch & dinner buffet S$12 Add-on to buffet
Subject to availability
Asahi beer bucket Lunch & dinner buffet S$40 5 bottles x Asahi Super "Dry"
Subject to availability
2-Bottle Soju promo Lunch & dinner buffet S$25 2 bottles (any flavour)
Subject to availability

Address: #03-08 The Central, 6 Eu Tong Sen Street, Singapore 059817
Dining hours 
Lunch: Daily from 11.30am to 2.30pm (Last order at 1.50pm)
Dinner: Daily from 6pm to 10pm (Last order at 9.20pm)

Tel: +65 6227 0388

*Last order will apply regardless when diners are seated.
**No same-day reservations past 11am. 

Shin Minori

Source: Shin Minori

You can find Shin Minori at UE Square and Katong Square, one of the oldest Japanese a la carte buffets in Singapore (they just turned 15!).

Their buffet menu features over 160 dishes that include sashimi, sushi of all types, teppanyaki, yakimono, tempura, ramen and more. With so many food options, this is definitely the place to go if you’ve picky eaters in your group or can’t quite decide where to bring the family.  

Omizu Ala-Carte Buffet Price

  • Adult: S$62.90 ++
  • Child (5 to 10 years old): S$49.90 ++
  • Child (below 5 years): Free
    *Max. one non-paying child for every paying adult.

For a premium buffet experience, top up S$15 for free flow Sakoshi Bay Oysters or unlimited Asahi Beer or S$30 for both.

Omizu with Free Flow Oysters Ala-Carte Buffet Price

  • Adult: S$79.90 ++

T&Cs found here.

Kanpai Ala-Carte Buffet Price
70 minutes of free-flow alcohol (sake, Asahi beer, red or white wines, etc.)

  • Adult: S$79.90 ++
    *Extended dining hours charged at S$19.90.

T&Cs found here.

Dining hours

Daily (except Sun): 12pm to 2.30pm (Last order at 2.15pm) | 6.15pm to 10.15pm (Last order at 9.45pm)
Sunday, PH, Eve of PH: 12.15pm to 2.45pm (Last order at 2.30pm) | 6.15pm to 10.15pm (Last order at 9.45pm)

Tel: +65 6733 2272 or +65 6386 7337

Armoury Steak House

Source: Armoury Steak House

Located slightly off the main Raffles City and Suntec City shopping stretch is where you will find The Armoury Craft Beer Bar. If you decide to dine here, come ready to eat because their buffet menu is extensive.

For S$33++ or S$55++ (with free-flow beer), you’ll get 90 minutes to gorge on unlimited servings of striploin and ribeye steak cuts, bbq pork ribs, baked dory, chicken thigh, mantou, nacho chips, chicken drumlets, chicken satay and a whole lot more. 

If you're craving the ultimate grade of meat slabs, you can top up S$50 for the AUS Wagyu Ribeye cut or S$65 for the USDA Prime Ribeye cut.

While steak buffet lunch is available daily, steak buffet lunch & dinner is only available on Tuesdays, weekends, and public holidays.

90-min Steak Buffet

  • Adult: S$33 ++
  • Adult (Free-flow beer): S$55 ++
  • Child (6 to 12 years old): S$25 ++
  • Steak upgrade: AUS Wagyu Ribeye (+S$50), USDA Prime Ribeye (+S$65)

Check out their full menu here.

Note: Food wastage is charged at S$3 per 100g, so eat responsibly and only take what you can finish. No takeaway is allowed either.

Make your reservation here.

36 #01- 01 Beach Road, Singapore 189766
Buffet timings
Lunch: Daily from 11.30am to 2.30pm
Dinner: Tues, Sat, Sun from 5pm to 9.30pm 

Tel: +65 8557 3866 (WhatsApp message only)

Carnivore Brazilian Churrascaria

Source: Carnivore Brazilian Churrascaria

Get ready to eat your weight in grilled meat at Carnivore Brazilian Churrascaria, which offers 15 different types of grilled beef, lamb, pork, chicken and fish.

The ala-carte buffet here works a little differently from the rest on this list as there is no menu to order from. Instead, waiters come around to your table with large skewers of flame-grilled meats and slice them directly on your plate.

To cleanse your palate after all that meat, the buffet includes a selection of hot and cold salads, rice, beef goulash, bread and fresh fruits.

You can also check out their happy hour menu for house pour spirits (S$10++ per shot), wines (S$8++ per glass), cocktails (from S$12 per glass), and other refreshingly intoxicating concoctions.

They even have a one-for-one beer promo starting at S$13++. from Monday to Thursdays between 5pm and 8pm, so remember to jio your colleagues!

Do note that buffet durations are restricted to 90 minutes per seating only.

Make your reservation here.

Standard Buffet (90-min)

  • Adult: S$69++ (Sun to Thurs) | S$79++ (Fri & Sat)
  • Child (0.9m to 1.3m tall): S$20++
  • Child (Below 0.9m): Free

1. 15% off Adult Dinner Buffet Price (Mondays only)

Source: Carnivore

Starting from 9 January 2023, chase the Monday blues away with 15% off Steak Dinner Buffet Price for adult diners only! Effectively, you'll be scarfing down S$69++ worth of free-flow steak cuts for only S$58.65++!

S$10 off for unlimited, good-quality meat? That's definitely a steal!

Reservations are recommended.


2. Father's Day Dinner Buffet Special 2023

Date: 17 (Sat) & 18 (Sun) June

Carnivore-Fathers-Day-2023-WebSource: Carnivore

Show your dad you care by bringing the whole family to an indulgent buffet at Carnivore! Stocked with all the 15 best cuts of meats and a wide array of hot and cold dishes to choose from, he'll be spoilt for choice. She'll even get to try out their exclusive chimichurri beef rump cap (picanha).

Dinner Buffet
Date: 17 & 18 May, Saturday & Sunday
Dining period: 6pm - 8pm | 8pm - 10.30pm
Price: S$79++ per adult | S$25++ per child (0.9m - 1.3m tall)

Tel: +65 6334 9332
Reservations are recommended.

3. SAFRA Member Privileges Buffet Discount

Date: Until 30 December 2023

SAFRA members and credit cardholders enjoy 10% off on buffet dine-in prices. Simply flash your SAFRA membership card and you're good to go.

Promotion is not valid on eve of public holidays, public holidays and special days (e.g. Mother's or Father’s Day).

4. Happy Hour Promo

Source: Carnivore

Date: Every Monday to Thursday (5pm to 8pm) & Weekends (11am to 2.30pm)

Let loose and drink your worries away with Carnivore's happy hour promo every Monday to Thursday, from 5pm to 8pm and weekend brunch, from 11am to 2.30pm. Their generous roster of liquor available include the following:

  • Macallan (12 years): S$220 nett per bottle / S$13 ++ per shot
  • House Red or White Wine: S$8 ++ per glass
  • Housepour Spirits: S$10 ++ per shot
  • Cocktails: Tennessee Smash (S$14 ++ per glass) or Tropic Heat (S$12 ++ per glass)

5. 15% off for Flight Crew


Source: Carnivore

Date: Every day

Remove yourself from high pressure situations with a 15% discount on adult dinner buffet at Carnivore when you flash a valid crew pass!

Address: 30 Victoria Street, #01-32, CHIJMES, Singapore 187996
Opening hours: Daily from 6pm to 11pm (Last order at 10.30pm)
Tel: +65 6334 9332

Tung Lok Seafood

Source: Tung Lok Seafood

If you are looking for a value-for-money restaurant to bring your family or friends to for a good seafood lunch or dinner, Tung Lok Seafood is the place to go.

A mix of Japanese, Chinese and Singapore cuisine (including seafood), choose from over 30 dishes that include salmon sashimi, assorted sushi, assorted dim sum, fish maw soup, chilli prawns and more. For those who aren’t so keen on seafood or looking for variety, there are also beef, chicken and pork options on the menu. 

Featuring both deluxe and standard lunch and dinner buffet menus, there's definitely a generous spread for all buffet-goers. However, do note that their buffet menus differ across their three branches: D'Arena (Jurong), Orchard Central and Paya Lebar Quarter (PLQ) Mall. There are also two seating sessions per buffet period.

You can make a reservation here.

Menu D'Arena (Jurong) Orchard Central Paya Lebar Quarter (PLQ) Mall
- Min. 2 pax
- Child (Below 12 years old)
Ala-carte Deluxe Lunch Buffet (Min. 2 pax) Adult: S$39.80++
Child: S$29.80++
Adult: S$59.80++
Child: S$43.80++
Adult: S$59.80++
Child: S$43.80++
Ala-carte Deluxe Dinner Buffet Adult: S$59.80++
Child: S$43.80++
Adult: S$59.80++
Child: S$43.80++
Adult: S$59.80++
Child: S$43.80++
Ala-carte Seafood Lunch Buffet - Adult: S$43.80++
Child: S$33.80++
Adult: S$43.80++
Child: S$33.80++
Ala-carte Seafood Dinner Buffet - - Adult: S$43.80++
Child: S$33.80++
Ala-carte Lunch Buffet - - Adult: S$33.80++
Child: S$23.80++
Ala-carte Dinner Buffet Adult: S$42.80++
Child: S$32.80++
Adult: S$43.80++
Child: S$33.80++
Ala-carte Dim Sum Lunch Buffet - Adult: S$33.80++
Child: S$23.80++
Note: Check the respective buffet menus for their specific dining hours.


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D'Arena (Jurong)

Address: d'Arena, 511 Upper Jurong Road, Singapore 638366
Mon to Sat: 11.30am to 3pm (Lunch) | 5.30pm to 10pm (Dinner)
Sun & PH: 10am to 3pm (Lunch) | 5.30pm to 10pm (Dinner)
Tel: +65 6262 6996

Orchard Central
Address: Orchard Central #11-05, 181 Orchard Road, Singapore 238896
Mon to Sat: 11.30am to 3pm (Lunch) | 6pm to 10.30pm (Dinner)
Sun & PH: 10.30am to 3pm (Lunch) | 6pm to 10.30pm (Dinner)
Tel: +65 6834 4888

PLQ Mall
Address: Paya Lebar Quarter, #03-09/10, 10 Paya Lebar Road, Singapore 409057
Mon to Sat: 11.30am to 3pm (Lunch) | 6pm to 10.30pm (Dinner)
Sun & PH: 10am to 3pm (Lunch) | 6pm to 10.30pm (Dinner)
Tel: +65 6909 8933

*All last orders are 30 minutes before end of dining period.

Don Dae Bak

Source: Don Dae Bak

Put on your stretchy pants and treat yourself to Don Dae Bak’s ala-carte buffet that offers unlimited servings of beef, chicken and pork, fresh vegetables, Korean appetisers and fluffy steamed egg.

Some of their signature dishes include boneless prime rib, beef brisket, marinated and herb wine pork belly, kimchi pancake, hot-stone bibimbap, ginseng chicken soup and many more.

Dishes here are all freshly prepared (or inspected) by the ahjumma (a respectful Korean word for a married, or a middle-aged woman) herself, so rest assured that your Korean food needs will be well taken care of. 

However, what sets them apart from other KBBQ restaurants would be their 100% traditional Korean charcoal grill used to cook your chicken, pork and beef to perfection.

Price: S$34.90 ++ (Adult) | S$19.90++ (Child)
Tel: +65 6226 1727

*Dining period is limited to 90 minutes for this Korean BBQ buffet

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A lover of gin and all things Nigella Lawson, Geralyne’s constantly trying to adult like a pro. She spends most of her leisure time serving fur-babies and doing as many mountain climbers as she possibly can.


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