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Ah Meng Restaurant [Kid-friendly]
Have Jungle Breakfast with Wildlife starring the zoo’s iconic orangutans (adults $33+, kids $23+; daily 9-10.30am) who’ll amble in from 9.30-10am. Interact with the cheeky primates, playful tamarins and docile snakes while enjoying the spread which includes a baker’s basket (breads, pastries, French toast), roti prata, dim sum, ginger chicken, chicken porridge and freshly scrambled eggs. Singapore Zoo admission charges apply (from $28 without tram).
Ah Meng Restaurant (Terrace), Singapore Zoo, 80 Mandai Road. Tel: 6269 3411
Replenish your tired throats while practising for the next round of Project SuperStar auditions. During the K Dinner Buffet (daily 6-10pm; $28++, Sun-Thu; $36++, Fri-Sat; doesn’t include surcharges and tidbits, rooms subject to availability), fill up on Chinese, Western and Japanese cuisine, green salads, desserts and free-flow soft drinks. Also check out the live “teppanyaki” station, only available at this outlet.
#08-01 Cathay Cineleisure Orchard, 8 Grange Road. Tel: 6756 3113
Rock out to bands on certain evenings ($29.90++, Mon-Thu 6-10pm; $32.90++, Fri-Sun 12pm-10.30pm) whiledigging into charcoal grilled meat, sashimi, dons andmore. Check in after 7pm at this 100-minute buffet forthe sweet sounds of Skye Sirena (Thu), Regine & Ernest(Fri), and Mavis & Edmund (Sat). From January, receive aone-for-one beer promotion card.
#04-06 Bugis+, 201 Victoria Street. Tel: 6634 3313
Ulu Ulu Safari Restaurant
Before or after a romp through the Night Safari, fill up your tummies at the kampong-style buffet restaurant. If you’re early, have the Asian buffet ($42 nett, daily 6-8.30pm); and save the Indian buffet ($29 nett, daily 9-10.30pm) for a post-animal encounter treat. Look out also for local dishes like chicken rice and chilli crab as you relax indoors or dine al fresco.
Entrance Plaza, Night Safari, 80 Mandai Lake Road. Tel: 6269 3411
Xi Long Hotpot & Family KTV
In a matchup of two seemingly-unrelated activities, Xi Long Hotpot & Family KTV offers a steamboat buffet ($30 nett, U.P. $55 nett; Mon-Thu 11.30am-11pm, Fri-Sun 11.30am-1am) paired with three hours of KTV and free-flow drinks. Choose from soup bases Sichuan mala, tom yum, chicken or beef bone; then toss in scallop, pork, pig skin, liver, and vegetables to sweeten the boiling broth. Private rooms available.
#01-03, 27 West Coast Highway. Tel: 6778 9545