Comforting eats and Ramadan buffets galore

The holy month of fasting is now upon us, and with that comes the age-old problem of where to buka puasa (break fast) in Singapore. Below, we list six of the best places to feast and fulfill your various cravings as soon as the sun sets.

The Dim Sum Place

Let The Dim Sum Place satisfy your cravings for halal dim sum this Ramadan. Classic bite-sized delights like har gow, siew mai, lava salted egg custard bun and more await; this year’s new menu even features Braised Duck Web & Wing, Mala Fish Hotpot and Beancurd Skin Roll in Superior Sauce. Major yum.

Hilton Singapore


Hilton Singapore’s popular halal-certified Iftar buffet pop-up is back. A Ramadan favourite, the rooftop restaurant offers a buffet spread teeming with comforting starters, mouth-watering mains and tantalising desserts. Simply start off with the traditional Bubur Lambuk Daging (lightly-spiced rice porridge with beef), popiah and gado gado before moving onto spicy eats like the Rendang, Sambal Chilli Lala with Petai and Ayam Masak Merah. As for dessert, you can’t go wrong with the dessert platter that boasts ondeh ondeh, kueh lapis and even the signature Hilton cheesecake.

Hjh Maimunah

No one does comfort food quite like this famed nasi padang store. So when you’ve got a hankering for hearty, generous feasts that won’t break the bank, simply head over to any one of Hjh Maimunah’s restaurants including the Joo Chiat branch. There, find your all-time favourites and even a new Ramadan exclusive set menu; the Peace Set offers fritters, Ayam Bakar Sunda, Begedel and more for exactly four. Drinks included.

Kintamani Indonesian Restaurant


Easily enjoy the best of halal Indonesian cuisine at Furama Singapore’s Kintamani Indonesian Restaurant. Established since 1985, the charming eatery is best known for its generous buffet feasts offered at some of the most reasonable rates around. The ongoing Iftar at Kinta Ramadan Buffet runs from now till May 16, with all tables entitled to a complimentary serving of Ikan Bakar Dabu Dabu (Grilled Golden Pomfret with Kintamani Sauce) and Ketam Sambal (Chilli Crab) during lunch and dinner respectively. Just make your reservations here.

Noosh Noodle Bar & Grill

One of our personal favourites, Noosh Noodle Bar & Grill readily combines traditional and modern cuisine to offer satiating noodle dishes. Open from 6pm-3am daily this Ramadan, go ahead and indulge in Chef Mel Dean’s must-try delights such as the Masala Lamb Rack, Roast Potato & Mango Salsa as well as the Kari Kapowww Spaghetti. The usual options are still on the menu in case you were wondering, and you can expect the piquant Szechuan Beef Ribs Noodle to hit the spot.

(working title) Burger Bar


There’s no better place to savour juicy gourmet burgers than (working title) Burger Bar. Here, a wide variety of flavours are guaranteed to fill you up—from the Baconator which boasts beef patty and beef bacon to the Holy Crab that features a crab and prawn croquette patty. Those are especially great with some Truffle Tater Tots and Ribena Wings too.