Here are delicious and affordable iftar buffets to buka puasa (break fast) in Singapore. Ramadan 2016 has officially started, but there’s still plenty of time to plan iftar sessions with your family and friends. When it comes to halal food, Singaporeans are spoilt for choice, with a dizzying variety of traditional and modern restaurants to choose from. If you want to break fast somewhere other than at home or your favourite restaurants, here are Ramadan dining deals to consider, and the credit cards you can use to save even more.
1. Iftar Seafood Buffet at Atrium Restaurant, Holiday Inn
If you like seafood, you’ll love the halal iftar buffet at Atrium Restaurant. Indulge in a mouthwatering selection of fresh oysters, Goan fish curry, salted egg crayfish, and Atrium’s special roasted lamb leg, plus free-flowing lemon tea and iced bandung to wash your meal down. Enjoy a special one-on-one deal if you book now! American Express Platinum cardmembers can use their Palate Dining Privileges to get the following discounts on the buffet: 50% off for 2 persons dining, 35% off for 3 persons dining, 25% off for 4 persons dining, and 20% off for 5 – 20 persons dining. Note that these discounts are not available on Father’s Day, public holidays, and eve of public holidays. Promotion Details: From 6 June 2016 – 6 July 2016. Sun-Thur: S$78++ / Fri-Sat: $$88++
2. Kintamani Indonesian Restaurant, Furama RiverFront
Head to the Kintamani at Furama RiverFront to break fast with their delicious Indonesian buffet. With specialty dishes like kebab ayam (grilled chicken shawarma), roti jala kari ayam (roti with chicken curry), paha kambing bakar (grilled lamb leg), and ketam sambal (chili crab), you may never want for food for days. UOB cardmembers enjoy a 1-for-1 buffet lunch and dinner at Kintamani until 31 Jan 2017. We recommend the UOB YOLO Card, as you get an 8% rebate if you dine on weekends and 3% rebate if you dine on weekdays. ANZ cardmembers also get a 1-for-1 buffet deal until 31 Jan 2017, plus 15% off the total bill. If you’re trying to rack up air miles, use the ANZ Travel Visa, which gives you 1.4 miles for every S$1 spent in Singapore. So if four adults dine during iftar and you use your card to pay, you get around 261 miles! Promotion Details: From 6 June 2016 – 6 July 2016. Buffet Lunch: $50++ (Adult), $16++ (Child)* / Buffet Dinner: $55++ (Adult), $20++ (Child)* / *Child is from 5-11 years old. Not applicable for 1-for-1 credit card promotion.
3. Ramadan Buffet at breez bistro.bar, Grand Mercury Roxy
At the 4th level of the Grand Mercury Roxy is breez bistro.bar, which has a lovely al fresco dining option and a Halal-certified kitchen. Dine on a selection of appetising treats like udang masak lemak nenas (curry prawns with pineapple), ayam lemak cili api (chicken in a rich and spicy coconut stew), and assam pedas ikan pari (stingray in spicy tamarind). Don’t forget to stop by the new carving station and fill up your plate with bumbu bali lamb (Bali-style roasted lamb), ikan bakar (seabass fillet with the Chef’s special sambal sauce), among others! Promotion Details: From 6 June 2016 to 5 Juy 2016. Available from 7.00 pm to 10.30 pm daily. $38.00 per Adult, $19.00 per Child, $32.00 nett per Pioneer.
4. Iftar Dinner Buffet at StraitsKitchen, Grand Hyatt Singapore
If you want to savour something other than Singaporean favourites, head to StraitsKitchen at the Grand Hyatt Singapore to sample flavours of Asia. Their iftar dinner buffet features a delicious spread of dishes from India, Indonesia, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, and Lebanon, all carefully prepared in their Halal-certified kitchens. Club at the Hyatt members enjoy their usual 50% discount on this Ramadan special. Promotion Details: From 6 June 2016 – 6 July 2016. Lunch buffet – Mon to Fri: 12:00 pm to 2:30 pm; Sat, Sun and Public Holidays: 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm. SGD 52++ (for adults) including selected free-flowing juices, tea and coffee. SGD28++ (for children ages 7-12) including selected free-flowing juices, tea and coffee. Iftar dinner buffet – Monday to Sunday – 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm. SGD 78++ (for adults including selected free-flowing juices, tea and coffee, SGD42++ (for children ages 7-12) including selected free-flowing juices, tea and coffee.
5. Ramadan Iftar with Celebrity Chefs at The Landmark
Feast on a sumptuous spread of over 35 Western, Meditteranean, Asian and Indian dishes at The Landmark, Village Hotel Bugis. Each dish is cooked to perfection by celebrity chefs Bob and Amri Azim, while a selection of live seafood ensures you get the freshest catch. Unlike most restaurants, The Landmark has a prayer room where you can do your Maghrib prayers, which makes buka puasa truly meaningful. Promotion Details: 6.30 to 10.30pm daily (until July 27). First Session (6pm to 8pm): $35++ an adult, $15++ a child (Monday to Thursday), $45++ an adult, $20++ a child (Friday to Sunday). Second Session (8.30pm to 10.30pm): $25++ an adult, $15++ a child (Monday to Thursday), $35++ an adult, $20++ a child (Friday to Sunday).