CRYSTAL JADE STEAMBOAT KITCHEN
Affordable, comfortable, reliable. An all-you-can-eat steamboat with free flow drinks and soft ice cream, signature Cantonese a la carte dishes and dim sum for both lunch and dinner. A wholesome spread of more than 35 ingredients and six different soup bases include sliced meats, mussels, mushrooms, vegetables, pork bone and curry soup. While waiting for your meat to boil, chow on cooked items like deep fried chicken skin and mushroom stems from the buffet line. Dinner: Mon-Sat 11am-9:45pm, $20.90++ (adults), $17.90++ (children); Sun 10:30am-9:45pm, $26.90++ (adults), $23.90++ (children).
#02-32 Plaza Singapura, 68 Orchard Road. Tel: 6336 2833
MAGIC OF CHONGQING HOTPOT
They take pride in their broths which include famous Ma La Tang and Old Faithful Chicken Stock; these are boiled for hours for that lovely natural creaminess. Look out for unique ingredients such as taro strings and luxurious abalone. With bright red lanterns and faux stucco walls, experience the feel of Sichuan dining while fresh meatballs simmer in delicious
broths. Lunch: 12noon-3pm; Dinner: Mon-Fri 6-10:30pm ($37.90++).
#04-06/07 Tanglin Shopping Centre, 19 Tanglin Road. Tel: 6734 8135
Easties would relate to this as one of the best go-to places for shabu-shabu. Indulge in popular tasty broths such as sukiyaki and touyu miso, coupled with unlimited cuts of quality beef, chicken and pork. As a simmering hotpot is best shared with your loved ones, come in groups of four or more to enjoy 25% off from 6pm onwards (Mon-Thu only). Dinner: Mon-Thu $24.90++ (100mins), Sat-Sun, eve of PH & PH $26.90++ (80mins).
#B1-02 Tampines Mall, 4 Tampines Central 5. Tel: 6789 6166
At $32++ for a supper buffet (Mon-Thu 9pm-12am, Fri 9pm-2am) and $34++ (Sat 9pm-2am, Sun 9pm-12am), get ready to stuff yourself silly with fresh and top quality meats. Be sure to try their signature tangy tomato and spicy mala soups. The main highlight: for $3, concoct your own dipping sauce from a mind-boggling range of condiments. Psst, the fragrant sesame sauce’s their signature dip.
#01-25/25A Liang Court, 177 River Valley Road. Tel: 6836 6839
TIANFU HONG KONG STYLE STEAMBOAT
What’s unique at Tianfu is their satay flavoured broth. Unlike the conventional sweet peanut satay dip, this exudes a saltier flavour. The steamboat options includes Tianfu U.S. beef, Four Treasures, geo-duck sashimi, homemade shrimp dumplings and fish paste noodles. Mon-Thu $20.80++ (adult), $10.40++ (child); Fri-Sun, eve of PH & PH $23.80++ (adult), $11.90++ (child).
Daily 5pm-2am, Sat-Sun 11.30am-2.30pm. 214 Tanjong Katong Road. Tel: 6345 9272