Seven of the Best 'All You Can Eat' Buffets in Brisbane
The great thing about all you can eat buffets in Brisbane is that there's no waiting time for the meals! Whether you're wrangling kids with ants in their pants or you're about to pass out from hunger, all-you-can-eat buffets can do no wrong in the eyes of hungry Brisbane families!
Treat the whole family to a meal with no end at these Brisbane buffets. PS. you might want to skip lunch in preparation!
Seven of the Best Buffets in Brisbane
Shabuhouse is a fusion Japanese buffet restaurant that brings together the freshest sushi, Japanese Shabu-shabu hotpot, and delicious hot food. They serve up authentic Japanese cuisine and a variety of classic dishes to satisfy everyone's tastebuds at this Brisbane buffet. Buffet-goers get their own individual Shabu-shabu hotpot - to cook meat or seafood with vegetables - so everyone can enjoy their creation however they like it! There is also a huge selection of sushi on offer plus some staple buffet favourites like spring rolls and french fries.
Where: Level 1, 70 Mary Street, Brisbane
When: Lunch - Saturday Only - 12pm – 3pm; Dinner - Friday - Sunday 5:00pm-10:00pm
Cost: Lunch - Adults: $29.90, 8yr – 11yr: $21.00, 4yr – 7yr: $16.00; Dinner - Adults: $39.90, 8yr – 11yr: $25.00, 4yr – 7yr: $17.00
2. Sofitel Brisbane Thyme 2
If you're in the mood for a buffet breakfast in Brisbane, the delightful Thyme 2 restaurant at Sofitel Brisbane Central offers a unique all-day breakfast buffet experience. The buffet breakfast menu includes all of the favourites you'd expect including fresh croissants, fruit, a chef's omelette station, and handmade granola - yum! The award-winning Thyme 2 restaurant also serves lunch and dinner to exquisite taste.
Where: 249 Turbot Street, Brisbane
When: Breakfast: Monday to Friday 6:30 - 10am; Saturday & Sunday 6:30 – 10:30am; Lunch: Monday to Sunday 12 – 2:30pm; Dinner: Monday to Thursday 6-10pm; Friday & Saturday 5:30pm – 10:30pm; Sunday from 5:30pm.
Cost: Breakfast - Adults from $39; Kids from $19. Lunch - Adults from $69; Kids from $35. Dinner - Adults from $82; Kids from $41. 0-4 yrs FREE.
Ariala is a buffet-style restaurant that offers such an extensive array of food it really does have something for everyone. Enjoy all you can eat from their Western, Mediterranean and Asian style dishes, including fresh seafood from the bay, roasts, salads, steak and stir-fries. The menu is ever-changing and caters to seasonal flavours. The dessert bar will keep the kids begging to go back, with homemade cakes, lollies, a chocolate fountain, marshmallows and enough sugar to keep them high for days. They don’t do split bills, so work out money transfers beforehand to save the hassle!
Where: 246 Anzac Avenue, Kippa-Ring
When: Dinner from 5pm - late, 6 days a week (closed Mondays).
Cost: Dinner - Adults $38.50. Kids $3.50 - $19.50. Baby’s FREE.
4. Navala Churrascaria
The Navala Churrascaria Brazilian eatery offers up the unlimited degustation concept with a smorgasbord of traditionally prepared meat. Pork, beef, chicken and so much more, it’s all deliciously spiced, grilled to perfection and served in abundance on the gorgeous Brisbane River. Kids and adults alike will be caught up in the atmosphere of South American colour and vibrancy. There are also vegetarian and gluten-free options available.
Where: Riverside Centre, 123 Eagle St, Brisbane CBD
When: Monday to Friday - lunch 12 – 3:30pm; dinner 5:30 - late; Saturday & Sunday - lunch 12:00 – 3:30; dinner: 5pm - late.
Cost: Adults $55. Kids 0 - 4yrs FREE. Kids aged 4 - 12 pay twice their age (e.g. if your child is 6 years of age, you will only pay $12).
5. Kai Kai Chicken
A heart surgeon’s worst nightmare is absolutely everyone else’s idea of heaven. The uber-popular Kai Kai Chicken delivers its signature Korean Fried Chicken Buffet, with fried goodness in spades.
Where: 1/225 Hawken Drive, Saint Lucia
When: Monday to Thursday 5:30 - 10:30pm; Friday 5:30 – 10:30pm; Saturday 11:30am – 10:30pm; Sunday 11:30am – 9:30pm.
Cost: From $19.90 per person.
6. The Walnut Restaurant & Lounge Bar
Who said buffets in Brisbane only had to be later in the day? If you're hankering after an awesome breakfast buffet in the heart of the CBD, the Walnut Restaurant & Lounge Bar's signature breakfast buffet delivers the tasty goods. Chow down on eggs any way you like with a side of pastries, cereals, fruits, breakfast meats, yoghurts, fruit juices and even pancakes.
Where: 152 Alice Street, Brisbane
When: Seven days a week from 6 am to 10 am
Cost: Continental Buffet is $27.50 per person; Full Buffet is $35 per person.
7. Broncos Leagues Club
The Broncos Leagues Club all you can eat experience is open on the last Saturday of every month for top value, top quality buffet dining. With familiar favourites and changing seasonal dishes, including locally sourced premium seafood, the Saturday Buffet has various seating options including an enclosed terrace overlooking the park or fun family-sized booths. You don't have to be footy fans to enjoy it here! The buffet offers a huge range of different cuisines, and kids will drool over the coveted dessert bar, filled with fresh, sugary goodness.
Please note: The Broncos Leagues Club buffet is currently unavailable, however, the restaurant is open.
Where: 98 Fulcher Road, Red Hill
When: Last Saturday of every month 5:30 – 8:30 pm.
Cost: Members $65; Non-members $70. Kids 6-12yrs $25. 0 – 5yrs FREE with a paying adult.
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