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3 Halal Buffet Spreads To Check Out This Ramadan

Thai curries, roasted whole lamb, fresh seafood and much, much more. Go hungry. (A version of this story first appeared in Issue 1390, June 8, 2017.)


1. Blue Jasmine

Tuck into an iftar (meal eaten by Muslims after sunset during Ramadan) feast with your loved ones at this brand new 100-seat halal Thai casual restaurant within Park Hotel Farrer Park. It is offering a Ramadan Buffet ($38 per pax daily; see above pic) with a spread including spicy curries like the Roast Duck Red Curry served with pineapple, Stir-Fried Minced Lamb With Yellow Curry Sauce, and other dishes such as the Stir-Fried Beef With Long Beans and Basil Pesto. End your meal with some Mango Sticky Rice or a refreshing bowl of Sweet Sago with Chendol, Jack Fruit and Gula Melaka.

Available till June 24; 6.30pm-10.30pm daily. Level 5, Park Hotel Farrer Park, 10 Farrer Park Station Rd, S217564. Tel: 6824-8851. www.parkhotelgroup.com


2. Saltwater Cafe

Local and international cuisines rule at the Saltwater Chill & Grill Buffet (from $45 per pax). There’s Briyani, Laksa and Mee Siam, plus fresh seafood such as New Zealand Mussels and Snow Crab Leg. For meat lovers, there’s also a live barbecue station offering free-flow chargrilled chicken, beef ribs and king prawns. Desserts include local treats like Red Bean Soup, or the more angmoh Bread and Butter Pudding. Each diner will receive a complimentary basket of dates and a drink like bandung or fruit juice. If you’re planning to visit over the weekend, don’t miss out on the premium selection of grilled meats such as the Australian Tomahawk Steaks and Whole Lamb Leg, which are only available from Friday to Sunday (the buffet is priced higher from $48 on weekends).

Available till June 24; 6.30pm-10.30pm daily. Level 1, Village Hotel Changi, 1 Netheravon Rd, S508502. Tel: 6379-7018. www.villagehotelchangi.com.sg


3. Hilton Singapore’s Pop-Up Ramadan Buffet Restaurant


This halal-certified Pop-Up Ramadan Buffet Restaurant (from $58 per pax) on the hotel’s 24th floor offers a sweeping view of the city skyline. It’s available just for the Ramadan period this year. Load up on free-flow nosh from six live stations where chefs whip up goodies such as Roasted Whole Baby Lamb, Beef Rendang and Penang Assam Laksa. Or go for Moroccan options like a spicy and garlicky Chermoula Baked Sea Bass, Chinese dishes such as Pandan Chicken, and Western fare including Pan-Fried Salmon with Tomato Salsa. If you still have tummy space, load up on sweet treats such as Bubur Cha Cha and a Bandung Chocolate Fountain.

Available till June 24; 6.30pm-10.30pm daily. Level 24, Hilton Singapore, 581 Orchard Rd, S238883. Tel: 6737-2233. www.hilton.com

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