Get your feast on at these five shabu-shabu buffets offering unusual soup bases and premium ingredients.
Momiji Japanese Buffet
Nestled in City Square Mall is Momiji, which serves an extensive Japanese buffet (lunch—Mon to Fri, $25.80++, Sat-Sun and PHs, $40.80++. Dinner—Mon to Thu, $40.80++, Fri-Sun and PHs, $42.80++) of beloved Japanese dishes such as tempura, sushi and more. Don’t want to share but don’t know what you want? Go for their mini, personal pot of shabu-shabu which includes a variety of pork, premium beef, vegetables. #05-04/06 City Square Mall, 180 Kitchener Road. Tel: 6509 1193
Shabuya features Japanese hotpot with an amazing waterfront view at VivoCity. On weekends, they offer a premium shabu-shabu buffet with an assortment of vegetables, freshly cut sashimi, Wagyu beef, US black Angus, Kurobuta pork and seafood with free-flow drinks. #01-102/103 VivoCity, 1 Harbourfront Walk. Tel: 6377 0070
What’s special about Shabu Sai is their monthly soup special, keeping their soup choices interesting. This value-for-money shabu-shabu buffet (Mon-Thu, lunch—$14.99++, dinner—$22.99++. Fri-Sun and PHs, lunch—$19.99++, dinner—$24.99++) includes sliced U.S. beef, South American pork and Brazilian chicken, with a choice of two soups out of a selection of seven (sukiyaki, seaweed soup, curry dashi, etc.). #05-14/15 Causeway Point, 1 Woodlands Square. Tel: 6462 1557
With eight outlets across Singapore, Suki-ya is known for their quick service and affordably priced shabu shabu buffet (Mon-Thu: lunch—$18.90++ adult, dinner—$24.90++). You can enjoy unlimited slices of meats and indulge in their vegetable bar filled with enoki mushrooms, sliced bamboo shoots, beancurd skin and more. Top up $1++ for an assortment of free-flow drinks and ice cream to round out your dinner. suki-ya.com.sg
Shaburi and Kintan Buffet
Can’t decide between shabu-shabu or BBQ? Shaburi and Kintan Buffet offers both (Kintan—lunch: $22.80, dinner: $27.80. Shabu-shabu—lunch: $19.80, dinner: 26.80). Enjoy quality cuts of chicken, beef and pork that are served straight to your table. Dining in a group? No more disagreement over your choice of soup as every customer gets a personal pot. #03-11/12 Jem, 50 Jurong Gateway Road. Tel: 6262 4329