Spend a day out at The State of Fun with these all-you-can-eat foodie finds.
Fans of Thai-style ’suki’ steamboat, savour the rich flavours of the broth and try house specials fish glue, house special shrimp/pork balls, dumplings and stuffed beancurd skin during the affordable lunch buffet ($27++, daily 11.15am-3.45pm). Add fluffy white rice, chicken eggs and a sprinkling of spring onions into your soup when you’re almost done to concoct the special COCA porridge. Dinner buffet and a la carte menu also available. #01-215/216 Resorts World Sentosa, 26 Sentosa Gateway. Tel: 6659 2133
Great for tots–there’s a scaled-to-height buffet section and a dedicated BabyZone. From 10 Sep, visit with junior for Spanish Night ($52++, Thu 6-10pm) for a rich array of soups, tapas, hot dishes and desserts. Delish options include gazpacho with condiments, octopus Gallega, seafood fideua and saffron mousse and apricot. Don’t forget to visit the Spanish cold cuts and ham carving station complemented by olives and Manchego cheese. Level 3 Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa Singapore, 101 Siloso Road, Sentosa. Tel: 6371 1966
Fara’s Restaurant [HALAL]
Don’t forget about this Melaka lok lok steamboat buffet ($29.90++, Sat-Sun & PH 6-10pm) in a jom balik kampung setting within this time-honoured resort. Dip and cook your sticks of food in different soup bases: laksa, satay, tom yum and chicken. Pro tip: visit on Saturdays to catch the fireworks from Resorts World Sentosa at 8.30pm. Reservations required. 30 Imbiah Walk (Costa Sands Sentosa).
Island Cuisine [NO PORK, NO LARD]
Spend an idyllic afternoon in air-conditioned comfort by the sea, after your journey through the Underwater World. Choose to arrive for lunch (12-2.15pm) or dinner (5.30-7.30pm; both sessions $24++) and eat your fill of Singaporean faves like Hainanese chicken rice, curry chicken, siew mai and green bean soup. There’s also a tummy warming porridge station with flavourful condiments to choose from. 80 Siloso Road. Tel: 6238 1755
Check out the Sunday brunch ($38++, inclusive of one glass of juice or soft drink; 11.30am-2.30pm) for traditional South American dishes: pick a main course (half Peruvian roasted chicken, prawn burrito etc) and browse the free-flow salads, soups and desserts while your dish is cooked to order. Make a beeline for the churros with chocolate sauce. #01-231/232 The Forum, Resorts World Sentosa, 26 Sentosa Gateway. Tel: 6795 4720
Port of Lost Wonder [KID-FRIENDLY]
Every first Saturday of the month (5 Sep this round; $39 nett adults, $15 nett children 5-12 years old; 6.30-9.30pm), POLW holds its BBQ Under the Stars event. The kid’s club on Palawan Beach is decked out with a pirate ship and various play areas. Let your young ’un lead you around the feast (cherry tomatoes with French beans, soups, roasted potatoes, spaghetti aglio olio, wrapped sambal dory, mini beef burger, bread and butter pudding and more) under Sentosa’s expansive night sky. Palawan Beach (near Beach Car Park). Tel: 1800 736 8672. Tickets: store.sentosa.com.sg
Have breakfast ($28++, daily 7-10.30am) surrounded by greenery at this welcoming space. The international spread features live stations for eggs, waffles, noodles, while daily highlights include rice dishes, dim sum, breads/pastries and fresh fruits for a healthy start. You might also catch a glimpse of the colourful peacocks who wander the resort. Amara Sanctuary Resort Sentosa, 1 Larkhill Road, Sentosa Island. Tel: 6825 3866
Spend a Tropicana Night ($68++; Fri-Sat 6.30-10.30pm) at the colourful and fun Starz Restaurant. The marine harvest is brimming with Alaska King crabs, snow crabs and half shell scallops. Sup on the Nyonya green papaya pork ribs soup and for that spicy kick, try “The Heat Wave” for tandoori chicken and sayur lodeh, before rounding off your meal with a cheese platter and tropical desserts. Lobby Level Hard Rock Hotel Singapore, Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway. Tel: 6577 6688
Relax by the sea with the snazziest dishes from W Singapore – Sentosa Cove’s two outlets. Sunday Remix (12.30-4pm, from $118++) is chock-a-block with wood-fired pizzas, salads, meats from the parilla grill, marine delights, dim sum, a raw bar and more. Tag on an additional $50++ to the buffet for the luxe Bubbly Remix: free-flow house white, red and bubbly, as well as access to the 1,300sqm WET pool. 21 Ocean Way. Tel: 6808 7268
Universal Studios Singapore
Have a jolly good breakfast chock-full of fuzzy vibes with Elmo, Cookie Monster and their Sesame Street friends (till 26 Dec; $113 nett, includes Universal Studios Singapore one-day admission worth $74; Sat 9-11am). Order from the Egg Sensation live station then feast on breads, a cold cut platter and salad, and enjoy hot entrees like nasi lemak and spaghetti with tomato cream sauce. Be sure to try the signature Sesame Street waffle. Loui’s NY Pizza Parlor, New York, within Universal Studios Singapore, Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway. Tel: 6577 8899