When it comes to communal dining, probably nothing beats a good ol’ buffet. It’s a fuss free dining option that has everything from steak to seafood, Asian to Western that’ll cater to most, if not all, dietary preferences. Join us as we showcase some of the top spots for buffets that include 1-for-1 promotions for UOB Cardmembers, courtesy of our friends over at UOB Dining Advisor.
Located on the 32nd floor of The Westin Singapore, Seasonal Tastes is truly a restaurant with a view, and we don’t just mean Singapore’s skyline. With an open kitchen concept, diners are greeted with a live view of the inner workings behind the scenes as they go for plate after plate of Seasonal Tastes’ generous selection of classic international dishes, beverages, and local favourites. The best part of it all? Seasonal Tastes is open for breakfast all the way to dinner, and diners will be able to watch both the sunrise and sunset.
UOB Promotion: 1-for-1 dinner buffet from 6pm to 10pm. Valid till 31 October 2019.
Seasonal Tastes is located at The Westin Singapore, Level 32, Tower 2 Asia Square, 12 Marina View, Singapore 018961, p. +65 6922 6968. Open daily 6.30am – 10pm. Click here for more details.
UOB Promotion: 1-for-1 lunch buffet. Valid till 30 April 2020.
Triple Three is located at Mandarin Orchard Singapore, Level 5, 333 Orchard Road, Singapore 238867, p. + 65 6831 6271. Open Mon-Sat 6.30am – 10am, 12pm – 2.30pm, 6.30pm – 10pm, Sun 6.30am – 10am, 12pm – 3pm, 6.30pm – 10pm. Click here for more details.
Element is a multi-cuisine buffet concept by Amara Singapore that offers a wide variety of international fare a stroll away from Tanjong Pagar MRT station, making it great for office-centric lunches given its proximity to the Central Business District. On top of its buffet spread and the free flow coffee and tea, Element has a bar that allows diners to get their tipple on (separate charges apply); perfect for celebrations and closing of business deals.
UOB Promotion: 1-for-1 weekday lunch buffet (Mon-Fri). Valid till 31 December 2019, limited to a maximum of 30 diners a day, and a maximum of 10 diners per reservation. Valid from Mon-Fri, 12pm to 2.30pm. Advance reservation is required, not valid for walk-ins.
Located in Singapore’s prime shopping district, Marriott Café at Tang Plaza is a great place to fuel up before going on a shopping spree. Charge up with an array of local delights such as the Singapore Chilli Crab and Chicken Rice or feast on their premium international meat dishes like Roast Beef. Marriott Café also offers a wide selection of vegetables, condiments, dressings, and toppings so diners can create a wide variety of salads for a healthy and green lunch. It’s also a great place to dine alone because unlike other 1-for-1 promotions, UOB Cardmembers get 50% off the buffet price (U.P. $59++).
UOB Promotion: 50% off lunch buffet. Valid till 30 September 2019.
Marriott Cafe is located at Marriott Tang Plaza, 320 Orchard Road, Singapore 238865, p. +65 6831 4605. Open daily 6am – 11am, 12pm – 2.30pm, 3pm – 5.30pm, 6.30pm – 10pm. Click here for more details.
Cocobolo Poolside Bar + Grill
If you and your friends are fans of casual alfresco dining, then Cocobolo is the place for you. Catch a glimpse of the sunset while you dine poolside and be enveloped by a canopy of stars as Cocobolo fires up the main attraction of the buffet: its BBQ grill. The waft of enticing grilled meats, chitter-chatter of diners, and the sounds of splashing in the pool at Cocobolo makes for an interesting dining experience akin to a summer pool party, all day, everyday.
UOB Promotion: 1-for-1 BBQ buffet (Fri-Sat), 1-for-1 Main Course (Sun-Thu). Valid till 31 December 2019, for a maximum of 16 diners per bill. Quote ‘UOB-Cocobolo’ upon reservation.
Cocobolo Poolside Bar + Grill is located at Park Hotel Clarke Quay, Level 2, 1 Unity Street, Singapore 237983, p. +65 6593 8855. Open Sun-Thu 11am – 9pm, Fri-Sat 11am – 10.30pm. Click here for more details.
AquaMarine celebrates the diversity of food from around the world, with a sumptuous selection of Halal-certified Asian and international cuisine. A plethora of seafood, from prawns to fresh sashimi greets you as you enter this sophisticated buffet destination nestled within Marina Mandarin Singapore. A wide variety of dessert options await too, so don’t forget to leave some room for them!
UOB Promotion: 1-for-1 lunch buffet. Valid till 31 October 2019 for adults only. Quote “UOB lunch 1-for-1” upon reservation.
AquaMarine is located at Marina Mandarin Singapore, Level 4, 6 Raffles Boulevard Marina Square, Singapore 039594, p. +65 6845 1111. Open Mon-Fri 6.30am – 10.30am, 12pm – 2.30pm, 6.30pm – 10pm, Sat-Sun & PH 6.30am – 10.30am, 12pm – 3pm, 6.30pm – 10pm. Click here for more information.
The Dining Room
The backdrop of a cascading waterfall, rock pools and lush landscaped gardens set the stage for an exquisite buffet with international, Asian and local favourites on the menu. The Dining Room serves considerably lesser compared to other buffet places, but they make up for it by focusing on the quality of the favourites that diners prefer. The Laksa, Roast Beef and Fresh Seafood are the must-tries at this luxuriant restaurant.
UOB Promotion: 1-for-1 weekday dinner buffet (excluding Wednesday). Valid till 31 October 2019 for the first 50 cardmembers per day.
The Dining Room is located at Sheraton Towers Singapore, 39 Scotts Road, Singapore 228230, p. +65 6839 5621. Open daily 6am – 10.30am, 12pm – 2.30pm, 7pm – 10pm. Click here for more information.
Feast on an endless supply of your local favourites like the Bak Kut Teh Mee Sua, Oyster Omelette and Yong Tau Foo all day in a cool, air-conditioned setting along Kitchener Road. Helmed by Executive Chef Robert Chan and his culinary team, Spice Brasserie’s local food fare buffet serves up a range of comfort food that pays tribute to Singapore’s multi-cultural heritage. For dessert, immerse yourself in nostalgia as you take a bite out of their Nyonya kuehs, Pulut Hitam, and Tau Suan with Fried Fritters, or try your hand at making some Muah Chee at the DIY station.
UOB Promotion: 1-for-1 weekday lunch buffet (Mon-Fri), 1-for-1 weekday dinner buffet (Mon-Thu). Valid till 6 October 2019. Reservations required.
Spice Brasserie is located at PARKROYAL on Kitchener Road, 181 Kitchener Road, Singapore 208533, p. +65 6428 3160. Open daily 12pm – 2.30pm, 6pm – 10pm. Menu is on a rotational basis. Click here for buffet pricing and more information.
Escape Restaurant & Lounge
The thing that sets Escape Restaurant & Lounge apart from the rest is that it’s open 24 hours daily, so if you have late night cravings, an a la carte menu is available. Besides an assortment of local and international dishes in a pleasant dining environment, the lounge area allows guests to relax over a cup of coffee or alcoholic beverage of their choice, and it’s separated from the main dining hall by a bar. Do not be fooled by what seems to be a limited variety; they’ve used multi-tiered arrangements and other space saving techniques to efficiently display its spread. Additionally, more items are available through its table service.
UOB Promotion: 1-for-1 lunch and dinner buffet (Mon-Thu). Valid till 21 November 2019.
Escape Restaurant & Lounge is located at One Farrer Hotel, 1 Farrer Park Station Road, Singapore 217562, p. +65 6705 7828. Open 24 hours daily. Click here for more details.
the kitchen table
Set in the tropical paradise of Sentosa, the kitchen table offers a whimsical eat-venture that adds a dash of fun to convivial dining. The theme of the buffet menu changes from time to time to ensure a good rotation of dishes and keep diners coming back for more. the kitchen table also features six live cooking stations serving up piping hot platters guaranteed to make your mouth water.
UOB Promotion: 1-for-1 dinner buffet (Mon-Thu), 1-for-1 lunch buffet (Mon-Sat). Valid till 31 January 2020 for a maximum of 8 diners per table. Reservations to be made at least 24 hours prior.
the kitchen table is located at W Singapore – Sentosa Cove, 21 Ocean Way, Sentosa, Singapore 098374, p. +65 6808 7268. Open Mon-Thu 6.30am – 10pm, Fri-Sun 6.30am – 10.30pm. Get more details here.
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Top image: The Dining Room