6 In-House Hotel Restaurants With the Freshest Seafood Buffets
After a long week of hustling at work, you deserve an all-you-can-eat buffet where you can indulge your tummy in excellent seafood selections. What better way to treat yourself than dining on Japanese sushi, Maine lobster dipped in garlic butter, and Singapore’s incomparable chilli and black pepper crab?
Skip the hawker centre every once in a while and enjoy a succulent lunch or dinner at these mouth-watering seafood spreads in some of Singapore’s best hotels. COVID-19 health regulations have obliged hotels to make some modifications to their buffet services. Many of them may opt to serve your seafood meals and refreshments at your table to keep everyone safe and comfortable.
Check out these six hotel buffets with outstanding seafood selections that are worth every cent of the per-head charge:
1. Marina Bay Sands: RISE
Save your Tuesdays for seafood galore at RISE, where lavish international buffet offerings are served at your table.
The restaurant sources its sustainable ingredients from local farmers and from those within the region.
Among RISE’s sumptuous buffet offerings are heaps of fresh sushi, sashimi, and crustaceans. If you’re craving something classic, get the hot dishes such as Lobster Thermidor, then sample the juicy oysters and the Whole Poached Buttery Salmon.
2. Pan Pacific Singapore: Edge
A “theatrical dining experience that features the authentic tastes of Singapore” is what Edge promises for those who are up to discover the dining indulgences at Pan Pacific Singapore.
Pick your favourite dishes from their extensive buffet lines, and let the chefs plate them for you.
There are classics among the array of cooked and cold seafood cuisines: fish head curry, salted egg crab, and Maine lobster.
Keep your eyes peeled for their latest offerings also, which include Baked Dijon and Tarragon Salmon Fillet, Poached Herbal River Prawns, and the Nyonya Laksa with Crawfish.
3. Mandarin Oriental Singapore: Melt Café
Melt Café lets you “dine around the world without leaving Singapore” with its extensive buffet presentations made of abundant international dishes.
The buffet’s highlight, however, is undeniably its seafood spread. You will get nothing less than high-quality salmon on their acclaimed sushi and sashimi offerings, which are served in generous portions and available on Fridays and Saturdays.
For regular lunch and dinner buffets, they have Oysters & Premium Seafood and Signature Lobster Laksa. Melt Café makes sure that you will get your fill of seafood regularly here at Mandarin Oriental.
4. Shangri-La Singapore: The Line
The Line is one of the oldest and most established buffet restaurants in Singapore and has become one of the top restaurants for birthday celebrations and family gatherings. Through the years, it continues to draw in diners to its seafood feasts.
The restaurant spans 1,350 square metres, and has indoor and al fresco dining options. Their Marine Harvest buffet every Thursday will leave you spoiled with all the seafood options laid before you: a massive spread of scallops, crabs, lobsters, giant oysters, and a whole lot more.
Top this all off with their wide selection of dainty desserts; the Durian Coconut cake is something you shouldn’t miss.
5. The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore: Colony
The buffets at Colony are served by seven different culinary stations preparing various dishes, from Chinese to European styles. You get to savour your choice of meals at an elegant colonial dining room inspired by the voyages of the British to the East Indies.
The seafood lover’s favourite is The Ice Bar, a dedicated station for fresh and cooked seafood dishes.
Enjoy heaps of seafood salads, sashimi, and raw oysters to your heart’s content. Old-timers of this buffet especially recommend the black mussels, poached prawns, and king crab legs.
6. W Singapore – Sentosa Cove: the kitchen table
What makes the kitchen table’s seafood buffets different from the others is how carefully curated their menu is. The usual buffet will offer five different types of oysters at one go. Still, W Singapore – Sentosa Cove’s in-house restaurant focuses meticulously on a smaller selection, ensuring the highest quality of their food.
the kitchen table is also particular about sustainability, sourcing only from the choicest local produce.
What’s more, you get to experience the hotel’s culinary delights while enjoying the stunning sunset hues of the residential enclave Sentosa Cove on a refreshing terrace setup.