Families, get hold of these irresistible dining promotions where kids eat free and senior citizens enjoy up to 50% off!
Days Hotel Singapore at ZhongShan Park, 1 Jalan Rajah. Tel: 6808 6847
Bring a Mediterranean-Asian twist to your feast (Mon-Fri 12-2.30pm; adults $29++, kids $14.50++ and Sat-Sun 12-3pm; adults $39++, kids $19.50++). A live carving station featuring u.S. Angus prime rib-eye with their homemade signature sauces and D.I.Y gelato station keep things lively for kids (children age 4 and below dine free with paying adults) and adults alike. Seniors (50 years and above) enjoy 50% off on Mon-Fri lunch buffet, prior reservations required (till 31 dec 2016).
BUFFET TOWN (RAFFLES CITY)
#B1-44E Raffles City, 252 North Bridge Road. Tel: 6837 3793
Over 300 buffet items live up to the restaurant’s name (11.30am-3pm Mon-Fri $24.80++, Sat-Sun $31.80++ and 6-10pm Mon-Thu $36.80++, Fri-Sun $41.80++). A seating capacity of 500 accommodates a ’town’-like size crowd, drawing them in especially with their seafood spread of chilled prawns and mussels, oysters and fresh sashimi at pocket-friendly prices too. They even have a mini playground within its premises. Senior citizens (60 years and above) enjoy special privileges of $25 nett for lunch (Mon-Fri 12.30-3pm).
Grand Mercure Singapore, Roxy, 50 east Coast Road. Tel: 6340 5665
The restaurant is decked with memorabilia from the past, from old school snacks and their tins, takeaway containers, to old childhood games lining the interior. Seniors will love the all-time favourite Singapore laksa and the famous durian paste, especially at a promotional rate (lunch: senior citizens $39.80 nett, adults $53.80++; dinner: senior citizens $42.80 nett, adults $57.80++).
#03-334 Suntec City North Wing, 3 Temasek Boulevard. Tel: 6341 9200
Kuishin Bo is known for their array of (11.30-3pm; Mon-Fri $36.90++, Sat-Sun $38.90++ and 5.30-10pm; Mon-Thu $54.90++, Fri-Sun $58.90++) snow crabs, sashimi and cheese lobsters (only for dinner). Live food demonstrations are held once in a while with customer participation too. Keep an ear out for the “dong dong dong Kushin Bo” chime where special items are given out at the front of house. Senior citizens (55 years old and above) enjoy 10% discount off the usual rate.
SAKURA INTERNATIONAL BUFFET
600 Ponggol Seventeenth Avenue. Tel: 6385 8197 and multiple outlets
The halal certified spread includes all your usual Japanese suspects of assorted sushi and sashimi, making it an international buffet with a little of everything. grab the Boston lobster and Argentine prawn Hokkien mee (or other dinner specials), signature Portuguese bird nest egg tart, and the chocolate lava cake. 6-10pm; Mon-Thu adults $39.80nett, senior citizens (60 years old and above) $35.80nett, Fri-Sun adults $42.80nett, senior citizens (60 years old and above) $38.80nett.
#05-18/19/20 The Clementi Mall, 3155 Commonwealth Avenue West. Tel: 6659 2339
Indulge in Korean-style BBQ buffet with a selection of marinated meats like lamb bulgogi for the grill, fresh ingredients for your hotpot and cooked food while you wait for your meal to get started. For those young at heart (60 years old and above) looking for wallet-friendly fare, Seoul garden caters for you (Mon-Thu 11.30am-4pm, $15.99++ inclusive of free flow drinks). Children below 1m in height dine free with every paying adult on Sunday.
Enjoy the flavours of Singapore weekday buffet (MonFri 12.00pm – 2.30pm; adults $35.50++, child $16.50++), where seniors (55 years old and above) have a special rate ($25.50++). Savour unlimited servings of Peranakan dishes like buah kepiting, ayam buah keluak and loh kai yik. Other notable dishes include the herbal chicken and daily variants of crab flavours.
TIFFANY CAFE AND RESTAURANT
Furama City Centre, 60 eu Tong Sen Street. Tel: 6531 5366
Singapore pioneers (60 years old and above) pay just $25 nett every Mon and Tue to tuck into an array of international and Malay dishes (12-2.30pm: senior citizen $25 nett, adults $53.80++, child $28.80++; 6-10.30pm: senior citizen $30nett, adults $65.80++, child $28.80++). The butter prawns, sambal crayfish and durian crumble are the must-tries.
Grand Hyatt Singapore, 10 Scotts Road. Tel: 6732 1234
With a soothing two-storey cascading waterfall in the backdrop, afternoon teas (Mon-Fri $43++ with free flow coffee, tea and two selected juices or $75++ with free flow Perrier-Jouet Champagne, and Sat-Sun $53++ with free flow coffee, tea and two selected juices or $85++ inclusive of Perrier-Jouet champagne) get a touch more relaxing. Served in two seatings: 12-2.30pm and 3-5pm, are specialities like homemade sustainable crab cakes with remoulade sauce, curry puffs and macaroons stacked on a two-tier glass stand. Kids under the age of seven get to dine free too. Kids 7 to 12 years old ($30++).
Take a break away from parent duty when you dine at One-Ninety on Sundays (11.45am-3pm, $72++ for food selection only, $128++ with free flow Bortolomiol Prosecco or Javier de las Muelas’ Singapore sangria, $180++ with free-flow Veuve Clicquot Brut NV). A supervised kids’ Playland will be set up in the ballroom complete with the kids’ own buffet spread (free for children under the age of 5, $36 for children 5-11 years old). Look out for the butcher’s trolley where the chef presents the specials of the day.
Carlton City Hotel Singapore, 1 gopeng Street. Tel: 6632 8922
Plate’s “Let’s eat lah!” buffet (6.30-10pm $58+ with free flow soda and juices, or $86+ with free flow house pour wines and beers) every Friday gives us something to look forward to. To seal the deal, children below the age of six gets to dine free, and those between the ages of 7 to 12 years old dine at 50% off. Expect your hawker favourites, barbecued meats and truly Asian desserts like ice kachang and muah chee to make an appearance.
Lobby, Hard Rock Hotel Singapore, Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa gateway. Tel: 6577 6688
A world of buffet indulgence (12-2.30pm Mon-Fri $32++, 6-10pm Sun-Thu $58++ and Fri-Sat $68++) is made more attractive when you can take advantage of dining promotions. Two kids (aged 4-12) get to dine free with every 2 paying adults (valid till 31 March). Bonus points go to the entertaining live stations and the al fresco area overlooking the Rock Pool.
SUNDAY GARDEN PARTY AT BARNACLES BY THE SEA
Shangri-la’s Rasa Sentosa Resort and Spa Singapore, 101 Siloso Road Sentosa. Tel: 6371 1966
The hotel’s swimming pool comes with children’s waterslides and splash pad access besides the scrumptious buffet (every Sun 12-3pm, $138++ inclusive of pool access). One child (aged 11 and below) can dine free with every paying adult (additional $28 for each child). Be delighted with their grilled specialties, freshly shucked oysters and assorted cheese platter to while away the afternoon away, while your kids cool off in the pool.
Shangri-La Hotel Singapore, 22 Orange grove Road. Tel: 6213 4275
Taking a staycation with your kids this March? Children under the age of 5 of registered hotel guests get to dine free (maximum two free diners) at The Line with its extensive line-up of international cuisine when accompanied by a paying adult. Non-registered guests under the age of 11 will receive a 50% discount instead. Feast your hearts out among the 16 theatre kitchens.
AH MENG RESTAURANT (TERRACE)
Singapore Zoo, 80 Mandai Lake Road. Tel: 9672 1185
Start the day with an animal encounter as you enjoy your Jungle Breakfast with Wildlife (9-10.30am daily; adult $35, child $25, not inclusive zoo entrance) feasting on a myriad of local and western-style dishes and balance the meal with a refreshing platter of fruits. The only place in the world where you can have breakfast with orang utans.
KISEKI JAPANESE BUFFET
#08-01/02/03 Orchard Central, 181 Orchard Road. Tel: 6736 1216
It’s a vibrant scene at this Japanese themed buffet (11.30am-3pm: Mon-Fri $19.80++, Sat-Sun $27.80++; 6-10pm: Mon-Thu $31.80++, Fri-Sun $34.80++) with teppanyaki, robatayaki, yakitori and nabemono. There’s also a pasta and pizza selection. Students get 10% off their total bill for dinner every Sun-Thu.
#04-06 Bugis+, 201 Victoria Street. Tel: 6634 3313
The hip and industrial space is home to a live charcoal grill experience (12-3pm: Mon-Fri $15.90++, Sat-Sun $18.90++; 5.30-11pm Fri-Sun $32.90++). A buffet island serves up hot cooked food such as fried chicken, edamame, chawanmushi, and garlic fried rice. But the main star is the meats, made up of a selection of three beef and pork parts, three types of seafood, bacon and chicken. don’t forget your sauces such as spicy miso, ponzu and sweet miso. Students pay $13.90 for lunch buffets Mon-Fri.