Let the iftar feasting begin! Here’s our list of the best halal Ramadan buffets to buka puasa, plus where to order Hari Raya kueh and goodies!
A whole day of fasting deserves a satisfying meal and we can’t wait to tuck into some buffets this Ramadan for iftar (the evening meal). Ramadan falls on 23 March to 21 April 2023 this year, so whether you’re looking for a spot to buka puasa (break your fast) with the fam or want to do a celebratory company dinner this Ramadan, look no further! Check out these 2023 Ramadan buffets available in Singapore!
Here’s our list of fab Ramadan buffets, plus the top bakeries to order Hari Raya goodies from! Think kuih tart, biskut suji, cornflakes madu, tapak kuda, kek lapis* and more…
*Pineapple tarts, suji cookies, honey cornflakes, ‘horseshoe’ nutella rolls, lapis cake
Permata Singapore is renowned for its authentic blend of Indonesian and Malay cuisine, so for the 2023 Ramadan buffet you can expect each dish to be prepared using only the freshest and finest ingredients! Try the Permata Iftar 2023 buffet menu (kids under 8 years old dine free with every accompanying adult!) which features signature and iconic heritage dishes. For the younger crowd who may prefer a casual spot to break their fast with friends in the Kampong Glam area, Gedung Kuning’s alfresco is now open for the new Bumi Café! This new spot offers delightful Asian tapas throughout the Ramadan season. During the holy month of Ramadan, it’s important to come together with loved ones and reflect on the spirit of togetherness. To help spread happiness during this time, sharing a meal with others can foster a sense of community and promote goodwill, which is why Permata Singapore is also sharing 100 bento boxes daily with underprivileged families in Singapore. Read more about the initiative here!
Permata Singapore is offering a 1-for-1 Ramadan Buffet promotion with the promo code IFTAR2023!
When: 23 March 2023 – 30 April 2023
How much: $88++ per person / $48++ per child (children under 8 years old dine free with every accompanying adult)
Where: Gedung Kuning, 73 Sultan Gate, Singapore 198497
Atrium Restaurant at Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium
Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium’s Halal-certified Atrium Restaurant is serving up a BBQ feast for their Ramadan buffet. The main highlight is the Whole Spice Roast Baby Lamb (available Friday to Sunday for dinner only) which comes with pita bread, sambal belacan, spicy kicap manis, yoghurt dip and tomato salsa with jalapeno. On other nights, you can find Lamb Chops and Rib Eye, Lamb Leg or Turkey Breast from the carving station! Then there’s the BBQ feast – on rotation, expect three to four of the items from this list every night: otah-otah, Marinated Grilled Chicken Drumstick, Honey Chicken Wings, Roast Chicken, Sirloin Steak, Sambal Squid, Grilled Fish and Corn on Cob. Need to fulfil your cravings for Malay cuisine? Atrium Restaurant’s Ramadan buffet will also feature Gado-Gado, Ayam Pongteh, Ayam Masak Merah, Beef Rendang, Udang lemak Nenas, Mutton Rendang, Sayur Lodeh, Ikan Assam Pedas and more on rotation. Other Ramadan buffet menu items (over 40 dishes!) include the popular Slow-baked Whole Norwegian Salmon that comes with an array of highly raved chili sauces and Signature Laksa.
Enjoy 50% off adult buffet prices!
When: 22 March – 1 May 2023
Sunday – Thursday: $55++ per Adult (U.P. $110), $30++ per child (6-12 years old)
Friday – Saturday: $64++ per Adult (U.P. $128), $30++ per child (6-12 years old)
Where: Atrium Restaurant at Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium, 317 Outram Road, Singapore 169075
Window on the Park at Holiday Inn Singapore Orchard City Centre
Looking for a Ramadan buffet in Orchard? Halal-certified Window on the Park at Holiday Inn Singapore Orchard City Centre is perfect for an evening feast after a day of fasting! The stunning buffet selections aim to evoke nostalgic memories of families coming together for Iftar. Delicious starters include Malay Traditional Ulam Salad, along with authentic traditional Malay cuisine like Ayam Bakar Sambal Kicap (coal-grilled chicken with chilli paste and spicy soya sauce) and the mouthwatering home-style favourites like Soto Ayam Soup and rendang with a twist – Lamb Chop Rendang Kerisik Sauce. There will also be Mediterranean dishes from Turkish Lamb Stew with Ocra and its sweet bread-and-cream dessert, to Um Ali, topped with roasted almonds. Other Asian dishes include Korean Kim Chi Fried Rice, Singapore Chilli Crab and Black Pepper Crab. Remember to leave some space for desserts and sample the hot Pengat Pisang with Sago and enjoy the colourful variety of Malay Kueh. A prayer room is available in the vicinity, making this an ideal location for your Iftar dining option. There are complimentary dates for every table, free-flow iced Bandung, and the option of lemon tea which goes well with a starting portion of dates and fresh fruits before indulging in this multi-sensory dining experience.
Enjoy 10% off buffet prices for reservations made between 17 – 23 March (for dine-in during 22 March – 21 April)! Limited to 30 reservations per day.
When: 22 March – 22 April 2023
Monday – Thursday: $73++ per person
Friday – Sunday: $83++ per person
Lunch buffet also available.
Where: Window on the Park at Holiday Inn Singapore Orchard City Centre, 11 Cavenagh Road, Singapore 229616
21 on Rajah at Days Hotel
21 on Rajah is a stalwart in the halal hotel buffet scene, and their Ramadan buffet will feature everything from a salad bar to a rojak live station, Malay and Middle Eastern fare, sushi, and bubur lambuk (a Ramadan must-have!).
When: 22 March to 21 April 2023
How much: From $62++/adult, $31++/child (5 – 12 years old)
Where: 1 Jalan Rajah, Days Hotel, Singapore 329133
Asian Market Café at Fairmont Singapore
Asian Market Café’s Ramadan buffet features an international line-up, with seafood on ice, a variety of salads (including Thai Beef Salad and Ayam Panggang Salad), DIY gado-gado and noodle stations, a live station for ‘new age roti john’, roasted meats, satay, traditional Singaporean dishes and Malay desserts.
When: 1 March to 30 April 2023
How much: From $90++/adult, $45++/child
Where: Asian Market Café at Fairmont Singapore, 80 Bras Basah Road, Singapore 189560
Kintamani Indonesian Restaurant at Furama RiverFront
Tuck into authentic Indonesian cuisine this Ramadan at Kintamani, with menu highlights including Kerang Masak Tauco (mussels with fermented beans) and Udang Bijirin (cereal prawns), alongside all-time favourites of Rendang Daging Sapi (beef simmered in spices and coconut), Ayam Geprek (crispy fried chicken with homemade sambal), Paru Sambal Kentang (fried beef lungs with spicy potatoes), Sayur Lodeh (vegetables in rich coconut gravy) and more. Each table of diners will receive a complimentary serving of Chilli Crab during dinner. A prayer room is available outside the restaurant.
When: 23 March to 21 April 2023
How much: $42++/adult. 30% off for Senior Citizens (aged 60 and above) and 40% off for kids (aged 6 to 12)
Where: Kintamani Indonesian Restaurant at Furama RiverFront, 405 Havelock Road, Level 3, Singapore 169633
Ginger at PARKROYAL on Beach Road
The stunning tropical interiors of Ginger restaurant are probably enough to entice you – think pastel pink and green hues, huge tropical foliage arrangements, and ‘satay’ ceiling fans – but the food is what will really keep you coming back. The halal-certified all-day dining restaurant has collaborated with celebrated Malaysian chef, Chef Wan to present the best of Malaysia’s Palace Cuisine: Ayam Percik Kelantan, Rendang Udang Galah Perak, Kuzi Kambing Johor and Laksa Johor. Chef Wan’s dishes will be served alongside Ginger’s Ramadan Festive Lunch and Dinner Buffet, featuring a myriad of cuisine from diverse ethnicities and food cultures with a focus on traditional Malay flavours.
When: 5 March to 23 April 2023
How much: From $55++ per pax
Where: Ginger at PARKROYAL on Beach Road, 7500 Beach Road, Singapore 199591
Carousel at Royal Plaza on Scotts
Carousel at Royal Plaza on Scotts is one of the go-to halal buffets in Singapore, especially for Ramadan! This year they’re doing a Heritage Flavours menu featuring Singaporean, Indonesian, Malaysian, Japanese, Korean, Indian and Mediterranean cuisine so you’ll be sure to find something that tickles your fancy. Notable menu items include Lobster Mee Soto, fresh sashimi, Kajimoto Bay and other premium seafood like Alaskan King Crab Legs.
When: 21 March to 22 April 2023
How much: From $88++/adult, $48++/child (4 – 11 years old)
Where: Carousel at Royal Plaza on Scotts, 25 Scotts Road, Singapore 228220
J65 at Hotel JEN Singapore Tanglin
J65 at Hotel JEN Singapore Tanglin is known for celebrating Singapore’s unique melting pot of cultures with a hotel buffet that boasts Singaporean specialities and international flavours. Their Ramadan buffet is a mixture of indoor live stations, alfresco stations, premium seafood like Boston Lobster and King Crab, Japanese food, and a wide array of local desserts.
When: 23 March to 20 April 2023 (Available on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday)
How much: From $98++/adult, $49++/child (6 – 11 years old)
Where: J65 at Hotel JEN Singapore Tanglin, 1A Cuscaden Rd, Singapore 249716
Deli Hub: Singapore’s largest Nasi Ambeng for Ramadan
Raya Fiesta this Ramadan period and enjoy Deli Hub’s, latest halal home delivery offering, Singapore’s largest ever Nasi Ambeng! Available in two sizes, Small for 3-4 pax at $128, and Giant for up to 15 pax at $488 this feast arrives on a giant platter over 70cm wide in diameter, (and yes, you can keep the massive serving the plate afterwards for future feasts!). You’ll be treated to a mountain of lovingly curated food featuring the best Malay and Javanese delicacies from fragrant Blue Pea Rice, to Begedils, punchy Udang Sambal (Prawn), fragrant Sambal Long Bean & Tempeh, refreshing Achar, Sambal Eggs, perfectly grilled Chicken Satays, crispy Anchovies, Peanuts, and Keropok, tender Beef Rendang, succulent Fried Chicken Wings, and topped off with aromatic Sambal Chilli.
When: 20 March – 30 April 2023
How much: Small for 3-4 pax at $128 (available for delivery with a minimum order of 2 sets)/ Giant for 15 pax at $488.
Early bird promotion – order the Giant Nasi Ambeng by 10 April at a discounted price of $438!
All Things Delicious
You’ll find a wide range of Hari Raya goodies and treats from All Things Delicious this year, including the classic pineapple tarts, sugee cookies, chocolate chip cookies and coconut gula melaka cookies, along with chocolate chip brookies, ondeh-ondeh cake, marble cake, and a number of pudding/crumble trays.
Kuih Raya Singapore by Cik Fah’s
Love traditional Malay cookies and tarts? Cik Fah’s Assorted Goodies Bundles are the most value for money in their kueh line-up, with the option to mix and match kueh such as Sunflower Pineapple Tarts, Nutella Tarts, Dahlia Cookies, Mini Makmur, Almond Brittle, Nyonya Kapet, Chocolate Butter Rainbow Cookies, Prune Lapis, Rainbow Lapis and more at a discounted bundle price.
Want to gift someone a Hari Raya hamper and flowers? Noel Gifts is well known for their flowers and gifting options for all seasons (they’ve been in business since 1975!) and this Hari Raya, they hope to bring people closer through flowers and gifts. It’s a fab way to let loved ones or business associates know you’re thinking of them this festive season, with a wide range of options from fresh flowers to handmade flower arrangements and hampers filled with Hari Raya goodies or halal treats. Plus we love how convenient it is to place an order on the Noel Gifts website and letting them take care of the rest! Prices start from just $60.
Bisou Bake Shop Singapore
Bisou Bake Shop is famous for its super easy baking kits – we love doing these with the kids! For Hari Raya they’ve prepared a Pineapple White Chocolate Baking Kit, which is a modern take on the classic pineapple tarts. This easy bake is a chewy white chocolate chunk cookie with a pineapple tart jam centre. Yum! In the Hari Raya Baking kit you’ll find all the dry ingredients you’ll need to bake a delicious batch of Pineapple White Chocolate Cookies (just add eggs and butter!), which will yield approximately 12 cookies so you can have fun making them and enjoy eating them as a family. They keep for up to 6 months in the pantry so you can always stock up at home whenever a cookie craving hits! These kits also make great gifts for relatives and friends. Available for orders on the website soon, so keep your eyes peeled!
While they’re famous for their elaborate halal-certified birthday cakes and cupcakes, Butter Studio knows how to whip up some delicious festive cookies too. For Hari Raya, Butter Studio’s range of exclusive handcrafted cookies include Pandan Pineapple Cheese Tarts, Salted Egg cornflake cookies and Sea Salt Red Velvet cookies.
Preorder in stores at Takashimaya B2, Tampines Mall B1, Bugis Junction Level 1, 147 Jalan Besar or online at order.thebutterstudio.com
Swee Heng Bakery
Who doesn’t love Swee Heng’s super soft breads? They also make yummy Hari Raya goodies, which can be found easily in any of their over 30 outlets islandwide! In past years the Hari Raya goodies were even made available for ordering through online portals such as Redmart on Lazada, so keep your eyes peeled!
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Check back as we add more yummy Ramadan offers throughout the month!
Looking for even more inspo? Check out our guide to The Best Halal Dining in Singapore!