Having lunch buffets in hotels in Singapore is such a nice thing to do on weekends especially if you are a foodie. Most hotels do lunch buffets, so there is really a great variety to choose from, in terms of the type of food and the prices. Having a lunch buffet as a treat for yourself or your family need not break the bank.

We at GET.com have done our research to bring you this list of the 7 Cheapest Hotel Lunch Buffets on Weekends that you can indulge in without feeling a wee bit guilty! Of course, there are always credit card promotions going on that will lighten your bill even more. Use our awesome GETdeals™ app to search for the best buffet deals around.

7 Cheapest Hotel Lunch Buffets In Singapore

Carousel @ Royal Plaza On Scott
MELT - The World Cafe @ Mandarin Oriental Singapore
Todai @ Marina Bay Sands
RISE @ Marina Bay Sands
StraitsKitchen @ Grand Hyatt Singapore
Lime @ PARKROYAL On Pickering
Prego @ Fairmont Singapore

1. Carousel @ Royal Plaza On Scotts

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Carousel's buffet is one that is almost too popular to earn a spot in this article. It gets insanely crowded and noisy, but who cares when you're there to stuff yourself silly with its wide selection of sweet and tender seafood, three dazzling counters worth of sinful desserts, exotic cheeses, Mediterranean and Middle-Eastern dishes.

For the uninitiated, besides the amazing selection of unique foods available, local delights highlighting our Singaporean culture are at your disposal, too!

It is also worthy to note that Carousel's an award-winning, halal-certified restaurant so our Muslim friends can dine with peace of mind.

Be sure to load up on your carbs at Carousel as their pasta selection is really impressive - cooked al dente and drenched in full-bodied, well-balanced sauces!

Adult - $60.00++
Child - $38.00++ (4-11 years old)

25 Scotts Road
Royal Plaza on Scotts
Singapore 228220

Contact: 6589 7799

Opening hours:
12:00pm - 2:00pm (Lunch)
6:30pm - 10:30pm (Dinner)

2. MELT - The World Cafe @ Mandarin Oriental Singapore

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Melt - The World Cafe is located at Mandarin Oriental Singapore, a hotel with five-star credentials sitting in the CBD area.

Why on earth would they offer a buffet spread that won't break the bank? Nobody knows but I'm pretty sure this is when we thank our lucky stars.

It offers an international buffet that does exceedingly well with their fresh and fat sashimi, freshly churned naan and tandoori meats and fancy desserts that include made-on-the-spot Belgian waffles with your choice of homemade ice-creams with flavours ranging from classic ones like chocolate & vanilla to opulent ones like pistachio.

Their lunch buffet features no pork and lard, by the way! For those who thrive on lots of meat including perfectly charred meats, go for their dinner buffets instead. Of course, dinner buffets would cost you more.

Lunch $68++ (Monday - Saturday)

5 Raffles Avenue
Mandarin Oriental Singapore
Singapore 039797

Contact: 6885 3500

Opening hours:
6:30am - 10:30am (Breakfast)
2:00pm - 2:30pm (Lunch)
6:30pm - 9:30pm (Dinner)

3. Todai @ Marina Bay Sands

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Nestled among the slew of restaurants in glitzy Marina Bay Sands sits Todai, an upscale but casual buffet restaurant that serves up anything and everything from cuisines hailing from all over the world.

You'll also find lots of succulent meats and a decadent dessert spread at their buffet.

Todai is a great place for seafood lovers given how much they focus on dishing up fresh seafood - it is basically the reason why diners often make a beeline for their sashimi, sushi rolls and makis.

Of course, snow crab legs, green mussels and cocktail shrimps are some of their signature dishes!

Adult - $64 ++ (Weekend lunch, public holidays)
Child - $26 ++ (Below height 130cm)

2 Bayfront Avenue
The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands
#B2-01 (Canal level)
Singapore 018972

Contact: 6688 7771

Opening hours:
Monday-Friday Lunch: 11:30am - 3:00pm / Dinner: 5:30pm - 10:00pm
Saturday Lunch: 11:30am - 3:00pm / Dinner: 5:30pm - 10:00pm
Sunday Lunch: 11:30am - 4:00pm / Dinner 5:00pm - 10:00pm

4. RISE @ Marina Bay Sands

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RISE is another buffet option that you'll find at swanky Marina Bay Sands. What makes RISE a better deal than Todai, you may wonder?

Well, RISE's weekend lunch buffet costs slightly less than Todai's and children below the age of 5 get to eat free-of-charge.

This is the place to visit if both variety and value are especially important to you.

The generous spread of international cuisine and the fancy selection of desserts and pastries speak for themselves.

Everyday favourites include their sushi and sashimi bar, live tandoori station, and sweet treats.

You'll be happy to know that RISE's lively ambience coupled with a spacious interior with floor-ceiling windows and modern art will heighten your dining experience.

Adult - $52 ++
Child - $24 ++
*Children under the age of 5 can eat at zero charge

10 Bayfront Avenue
Marina Bay Sands Hotel
Tower 1, Hotel Lobby
Singapore 018972

Contact: 6688 5525

Opening hours:
6:30am – 11:00am, 12:00pm – 2:30pm, 6:30pm – 10:30pm daily

Daily lunch buffet hours: 12:00pm–2:30pm

5. StraitsKitchen @ Grand Hyatt Singapore

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You have to visit StraitsKitchen if you're a die hard fan of Singaporean cuisine and you literally have an insatiable appetite for local favourites like laksa, satay, hainanese chicken rice and beef rendang.

But of course, you can't miss out on desserts such as goreng pisang and homemade durian ice-cream, can you?

StraitsKitchen's halal-certified kitchens serve great food at great value. I especially like the fact it's local-centric hence it makes of a perfect dining spot for Singaporeans to celebrate our diverse cultures and heritage.

Adult - $52:00 ++ (inclusive of free flow juices, coffee and tea)
Child - $28.00 ++ (7-12 years old, inclusive of free flow juices)

10 Scotts Road
Grand Hyatt Singapore
Lobby Level
Singapore 228211

Contact: 6738 1234

Buffet lunch hours:
12:30pm-3:00pm (Weekend and Public holidays)

6. Lime @ PARKROYAL On Pickering

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Lime is a multi-award-winning contemporary restaurant with an inviting, grand ambience.

Besides the wide repertoire of local, Southeast Asian and international culinary delights their chefs whip up, their three open kitchens provide diners with that additional fascinating touch where their in-house chefs deftly transform a myriad of fresh ingredients into signature creations.

Some of their signature dishes that are widely loved by diners include Penang Char Kway Teow, Hand Pulled Pizza, Australian Organic Beef Tenderloin and Key Lime Pie.

You'll be in for a treat at Lime for the lavish buffet spread here nothing is pretentious nor exorbitantly priced.

Adult - $52 ++ (Saturday lunch)
Child - $26 ++ (6-12 years old; Saturday lunch)

3 Upper Pickering Street
PARKROYAL On Pickering
Street Level
Singapore 058289

Contact: 6809 8899

Opening hours:
Sunday-Thursday: 6:30am - 12:00am
Friday, Saturday and eve of public holiday: 6:30am - 2:00am

Lunch buffet hours: 12:00pm - 2:30pm

7. Prego @ Fairmont Singapore

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Prego is an Italian restaurant that seeks to provide its diners with an authentic Italian family-style dining experience, all the way from its service to the decor.

Those who are keen in going for a wholly Italian buffet spread can consider dining at Prego as it offers a semi-buffet lunch option.

Take your pick from the hearty assortment of antipasti, pastas, pizzas, fresh seafood and desserts.

Honestly, it is rather rare to find a semi-buffet lunch with such variety! Anyway, what's not to love about cured meats and creamy risotto?

Adult - $68 ++
Child - $34 ++

80 Bras Basah Road
Level 1
Fairmont Singapore
Singapore 189560

Contact: 6431 6156

Sunday Lunch Semi-Buffet hours: 12:30pm - 3:00pm

Your Dining Experience Could Be Even Better Than It Already Is

If you'd like to discover more delicious buffets, make sure to check out our guide (for the frugal) to the 10 cheapest weekend lunch buffets in Singapore. And for those of you who feel like splurging, here are the 10 most expensive weekend lunch buffets in Singapore.

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