Nothing really beats bingeing out on a hearty buffet for iftar.
After all, Ramadan 2020 was spent apart in the age of Covid-19. Granted, eight per table when dining may seem like a reduction compared to celebrations in the past, but we’re still grateful we have the choice to head out to dine.
If you haven’t decided on where to head to for iftar during this period, these delicious spreads might just convince you otherwise. Read on for the best Ramadan buffets in town to break fast at this year.
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Peppermint is indulging diners with its Halal-certified Iftar buffet this Ramadan season, complete with lip-smacking dishes made with freshly harvested ingredients from the hotel’s very own urban farm. Highlights of the buffet include the Black Angus Beef Sliders, Braised Lamb Shank “Tulang” Casserole and Baby Rock Lobster Indonesia Kalio. Be sure to grab a serving or two of the Goreng Pisang and Coconut Ice Cream to round up your meal.
Looking for a different iftar experience? Atrium Restaurant is churning out a Ramadan buffet fit for those missing Korea in a pandemic-ridden world. Here, diners can dig into favourites like the Beef Rendang, Gado-gado, Ayam Masak Merah and Assam Fish, while feasting on Korean dishes like Beef Bulgogi, Pajeon and Squid cooked in Tteokbokki Sauce — all halal-certified of course.
If there’s any halal buffet we love falling back on, it’ll have to be StraitsKitchen. The restaurant, located in the lobby of Grand Hyatt, serves up renditions of Singapore’s most popular local ethnic dishes. These include plates such as the paneer tikka, beef rendang, chilli crab, Hainanese chicken rice and kueh lapis. Do note that only cakes from Halal certified bakeries will be allowed here for celebrations.
Hilton Singapore is hosting a pop-up iftar buffet this Ramadan, armed with a bevy of dishes — 30, to be exact — that’s sure to leave you stuffed for the night. Besides some mouthwatering starters, you’ll be spoilt for choice with plates of Sambal Chili Lala with Petai, Ayam Masak Merah, Spicy Chicken Liver, Morrocan Spicy Chermoula Baked Seabass, Egg Shakshuka and more. The best part? A carving trolley that rolls around with Australian beef sirloin, served with roasted potatoes and grilled vegetables.
If you’d ask us, we’d choose to dine at Kintamani Indonesian Restaurant, famed for their hearty, authentic Indonesian dishes that come at a great price point. Here, guests can order unlimited servings of the Peha Kaki Kambing (Roasted Lamb Leg with Kintamani Special Sauce) and other dishes like the crowd favourite Rendang Daging Sapi, a tender plate of beef that’s been simmered in thick coconut milk. A serving (or two, depending on the number of guests at the table) of the Ketam Lada Hitam will also be complimentary to diners at the table during dinner service.