From the voracious to the vegetarian, these all-you-can-eat feasts are for any fatherly appetites.
Top image: Edge, Pan Pacific Singapore
The restaurant is a whirl of charming waiters serving rotisserie fare and a hearty crowd savouring succulent meats freshly sliced right onto their platters. The buffet ($34++, Sat-Sun, eve of & PH 11am-3pm; $49++, Tue-Sun 6-10pm) includes garlic beef tenderloin with bacon, pork belly, honey ham, grilled fish fillet, and the irresistible honey pineapple. Complement the 14 meaty offerings with original sides such as farofa, a smoky sprinkle incorporating toasted semolina, and an array of hot and cold appetisers, including feijoada, the Brazilian national dish.
#01-16 The Grandstand, 200 Turf Club Road. Tel: 6466 9418
Catalunya Singapore [Kid-friendly]
Olé! Do the foodie flamenco with the family’s leading man as Catalunya’s Spanish brunch ($98++, top up $48++ for free-flow alcohol; 12.30-4pm) is now available on both Saturdays and Sundays. Feast on over 40 traditional dishes and enjoy more a la minute options from the menu. There will be singing (hello, resident DJ) and dancing too as you tuck into Segovian suckling pig, seafood paella and tortillas.
The Fullerton Pavilion, 82 Collyer Quay. Tel: 6534 0886
The early dad catches the… hotdog buffet (Mon-Thu 5.30-6.30pm) with any tipple order. Step one: head to the sidewalk cafe’s main bar counter. Step two: orderan alcoholic beverage (from $15.50++ for 0.3 pint of draft beer). Step three: enjoy your drink entitlement of free-flow gourmet hotdogs while stocks last. Best thing? This advance celebration helps you beat the weekend crowd.
Level 1 Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel, 320 Orchard Road. Tel: 6831 4605
Daddy will love this meaty showcase of Asian and Pacific cuisine ($128++, inclusive of unlimited house wines and beers; 19-21 Jun, 6.30-10.30pm). It’s Wagyu in many iterations: tripe satay, Nyonya-style rendang, wok-fried with hor fun and XO sauce and on a pizza. Truffle fans will also find their place here: there’s mini Wagyu beef tartlets and braised Wagyu cheek ravioli with beef jus—both perfumed with the prized ingredient.
Level 3 Pan Pacific Singapore, 7 Raffles Boulevard. Tel: 6826 8240
Fern Tree Café
Mmm, zinc-rich oysters to boost dad’s virility, fresh sushi and mugs of ice-cold beer. You’ll have all three during the Father’s Day buffet dinner (21 Jun; $68.80++, 6-10pm) at this city-fringe hotel. If pa’s not a fan of any, opt for the more affordable lunch buffet option (21 Jun: $38++, 12-2.30pm).
Lobby Level Hotel Miramar Singapore, 401 Havelock Road. Tel: 6631 3021
If your father’s liver is still hale and hearty, take him out for unceasing fine wines at Gravity Bar ($60++, Mon-Sat 6-9pm). Bond over the full-bodied fruity notes of Villa Maria Cellar Selection Pinot Noir, and the citrus-apple notes of Oyster Bay Sparkling Cuvee Brut.
Carlton Hotel Singapore, 76 Bras Basah Rd. Tel: 6311 8839
This restaurant uses only the day’s freshest ingredients. You’ll find a selection of dim sum with their mushroom hotpot buffet (11am-3pm, Mon-Thu $22.80++, Fri-Sun, eve of & PH $24.80++; 6-10pm, Mon-Thu $24.80++, Fri-Sun, eve of & PH $26.80++, min. two to dine). Choose from clear vegetable soup, spicy and sour tom yum, or a weekly special soup (additional $2/pax) like a
cooling papaya yam which also improves digestion. On weekends, opt for the high-tea dim sum buffet ($14.80++, Sat-Sun & PH 3-5pm, min. two persons). For Father’s Day they’ll be serving special set menus (from $168++/4 pax, 12-21 Jun) or a la carte only.
#03-09/10 Velocity@Novena Square, 238 Thomson Road. Tel: 6538 2992
With an idyllic view of the marina, the yachts and free-spirited sea at Sentosa Cove, Saint Pierre is the ideal location for some daddy pampering. Tuck into their Sunday brunch semi-buffet ($88++; 21 Jun 11.30am-2.30pm) which features all-you-can-eat starters like slow-braised pork ribs, glazed bacon and a classic fish pie. For your main, choose the hay-roasted dry aged beef rib eye with wild mushroom, cognac, green peppercorn sauce; and end with a platter of French farm cheeses, homemade flat bread and pear-balsamic jam.
#01-15 Quayside Isle, 31 Ocean Way. Tel: 6438 0887
Treat dad to a weekday Moghul spread and feast like a maharaja (12-2.30pm; Mon-Fri, excl. PH $50++ for two people). On Sunday ($36++, 12-2.30pm), there’ll be sizzling kebabs from the tandoor, curries and breads, there is freshly-made chaat, as well as a vegetarian tawa station and a dessert corner at this North Indian restaurant.
#03-21B Raffles City Shopping Centre (Level 3 Fairmont Singapore), 252 North Bridge Road. Tel: 6235 8840
Si Chuan Dou Hua (Kitchener)
Reminisce the old times with this nostalgic dim sum buffet (ongoing, $38++ per person, Mon-Fri 11.30am-2pm, Sat-Sun 11.30am-1pm/1.30-3pm). Tuck into bygone treats such as the traditional Hakka dumpling with white turnip, and steamed rice with salted fish and chicken. There are also staples like noodles, desserts and signature roast meats.
PARKROYAL on Kitchener Road, 181 Kitchener Rd. Tel: 6428 3170