The best steamboat buffets to try in Singapore

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Just because Chinese New Year is over doesn't mean you can't celebrate eating together!

Eating out with friends should be affordable, fun, and filling. Steamboat ticks all of those boxes. And if you’re looking for the best steamboat buffet in Singapore, here are 11 restaurants you have to try.

11 restaurants you must visit for the best steamboat buffet in Singapore

1. Beauty in the Pot

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Address: Vivocity (#03-08A), 1 Harbourfront Walk, Singapore 098585

The biggest restaurant in the Beauty in the Pot franchise recently opened in December 2018.

Seating 400 people, the interior design is reminiscent of an ocean liner. And this steamboat buffet in Singapore stands out for the focus on bringing in healthy eating. The Signature Beauty Collagen Broth contains conpoy, chicken, chicken feet, pork bone and pig’s trotters. The broth is rich in collagen and will do wonders for your skin (apparently!)

2. Imperial Treasure 

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Address: Imperial Treasure Steamboat Restaurant, ION Orchard, #04-12A, 2 Orchard Turn, Singapore 238801, +65 6636 9339

This is steamboat in luxurious style. You can choose between six different soup bases such as satay-flavoured stock, or the famous Imperial Drunken Chicken soup.

Noodles are handmade and freshly prepared, while the service is second to none. If budget isn’t an issue, definitely check out steamboat buffet in Singapore.

3. Mister Wu

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Address: Mister Wu, 3 Pickering Street, Nankin Row, #01-44/45, Singapore 048660

Mister Wu’s steamboat restaurant is famous for its modern approach towards lamian. Popular among the busy workforce in the CBD, patrons tuck into the delicious hot pot. And in addition to the succulent base, premium ingredients like Hokkaido wagyu beef slices and jumbo scallops can be cooked inside the soup.

4. Magic of Chongqing Hot Pot

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Address: 19 Tanglin Road #04-06/07, Tanglin Shopping Centre, Singapore 247909

Famous for their carefully prepared “Old Faithful Chicken Stock”, you can also enjoy unique ingredients such as beef tongue and abalone at this steamboat buffet in Singapore

5. Haidilao

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Address: 313 @ Somerset, 313 Orchard Road #04-23/24, Singapore 238895

This steamboat buffet in Singapore prides itself not only on great food, but also on making sure patrons are never bored! Free manicures, popcorn and even teddy bears to accompany solo diners are ready to make sure customers feel welcomed throughout their meal from start to finish.

6. Coca Restaurant

Address: #04-23, Ngee Ann City, 391 Orchard Road, Singapore 238872

This Thai steamboat buffet in Singapore gives patrons a different take on spicy soup broth. It’s affordable as well, so customers won’t feel like they’re breaking the bank.

They also have special items that are different from the usual, such as green spinach wanton noodles.

7. Black Knight Hotpot

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Address: Black Knight Hotpot, 2 Bayfront Avenue, #B1-01B The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, 018972

The outlet in Marina Bay Sands is the first of the Taiwanese brand in Singapore.

Served in beautifully vibrant cloisonne pots, you can choose from six different soup bases.

8. Jpot

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Address: Tampines 1, 10 Tampines Central 1 #03-16, Singapore 529536

For a family-friendly steamboat buffet in Singapore, Jpot is a good place for groups to gather over well-marinated broth and marbled meat that melts in your mouth.

9. Mushroom Pot

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Address: 2 Stadium Walk, Singapore 397691

Looking for a unique soup base, try Mushroom Pot! Over 20 types of wild mushrooms, seafood and meat make the healthy variant of classic steamboat fare.

10. San Laksa Steamboat Restaurant

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Address: 404 Telok Blangah Road, Singapore 098840

If you’re looking for a unique steamboat soup base, then visit San Laksa! Creamy and thick laksa mixes up the steamboat experience to good effect.

11. Captain K

Address: 112 Middle Road #01-00 Midland House Singapore 188970

The first Korean Seafood Tower in Singapore also introduced a steamboat option alongside Korean cuisine. The Mala broth is appetising and wickedly spicy with the Szechuan peppercorn and dried chillies.

Written by

Vinnie Wong