From a delicious Teochew porridge spot to a Thai seafood grill, all-you-can-eat prata and a Korean BBQ, this handy list is perfect for your next late-night hunger attack and post-drinking nosh.
It’s a known fact: Singaporeans love eating and we will eat at any time of the day. So it’s no surprise our city is filled with plenty of supper haunts; from 24-hour hawker centres to restaurants that open till the wee hours of the night. But if you’re really hungry and need to quell that late-night hunger pangs, we suggest hitting up these free-flowing supper buffets that’s both cheap and delicious? After all, they are only under $50.
This famous porridge supper buffet ($12.80, Mon-Thu; $14.80, Fri-Sun) never fails to attract a swarm of hungry folks from 10.30am-12.30mn. Choose from a banquet of home-styled dishes including braised chicken feet and duck, chilli crab, steamed prawns, and beef rendang to go along your porridge. Besides porridge, there’s also rice and fried bee hoon. Quality Hotel Marlow, 201 Balestier Road. Tel: 6233 6363
ZHONG HUA STEAMBOAT BUFFET
Step in front of this restaurant and the fragrant smell of soup immediately lures you in. Open well into the wee hours, this small but modern restaurant’s steamboat buffet ($22++, Mon-Thu 10am-5am; $23++, Fri-Sun 10am-5am) offers fried dumplings and free flow drinks alongside a variety of fish balls, seafood balls and seafood items, as well as many sauces. That fragrant smell? It’s their superior stocks-Sichuan mala, laksa, tom yam and satay. #01-01, 95 Beach Road. Tel: 6337 1655
2D1N SOJU BANG
Buzzy nights out don’t get any better than this. Have supper like how the Koreans do and knock back soju over a barbecue grill ($25.90 nett, Mon-Thu 5pm-11pm and Fri-Sun 5pm-12mn). Meats are of high quality and include beef ribeye, short ribs, pork collar and pork belly. Queues form even before the restaurant opens, so be sure to head there an hour before your intended time to secure a seat. 44/46 Tanjong Pagar Road. Tel: 6220 7119
AL JASRA RESTAURANT
It’s undeniable that prata is Singapore’s most common supper nosh; we could have it every night! Go on a carb-fuelled supper and load up on 15 different types of prata ($9.90 nett, daily 12pm-12am) at this unique coffee shop buffet. Be sure to try their more interesting flavours like pepper, pineapple and ikan bilis when you’re there. 459 Changi Road. Tel: 8369 5664
AROY JING JING
Grilled over an open flame barbecue is an indulgent Thai seafood spread ($29.90, Tue-Thu 6pm-12mn; $32.90, Fri-Sat 6pm-1am and Sun 6pm-12mn) filled with fresh scallops, flower crab, slipper lobster, clams and mussels. Feeling guilty for feasting so late? Just walk off the calories after and take a leisurely stroll along beautiful ORTO Park where the restaurant is located. #01-05 ORTO, 81 Lorong Chencharu. Tel: 6257 2328