The Best All-You-Can-Eat Buffets In Sydney
- All Ages
Do your kids never stop eating? Have you got hollow legs yourself? You need all-you-can-eat: where you can tuck in and let loose without judgement! There are quite a few family-friendly, buffet-style restaurants in Sydney where over-indulgence is on the menu, and we've picked some of our favourites. Wear loose clothes, and enjoy!
Harvest Buffet at The Star
"Gaze, Graze, Repeat". The family favourite Harvest Buffet at The Star is a feast for the senses - there are five food stations with cuisine from all over the world, including the child favourite dessert station with three large chocolate fountains (see below)! You'll find delicacies such as prawns, oysters, marinated clams, spanner crab, various soups and salads, roasts with all the trimmings like roast chicken with Yorkshire pudding, butter chicken and naan bread, prawn mei Goreng, pizzas, a selection of cheeses, and so much more. Read our recent review here.
Cafe Opera, InterContinental Sydney
This decadent Land and Sea Lunch and Dinner Buffet in the CBD relaunched in May 2019 and it's next level feasting! The buffet is now available Wednesday to Sunday each week for both lunch and dinner sittings. You can graze on a feast of fresh oysters, prawns, mussels, and sushi, before sampling succulent premium roasts sourced from the Southern Highlands, mouth-watering hot dishes, salads, artisanal antipasto, international and Asian cuisines, and a curated selection just for children. Cafe Opera’s drool-worthy dessert bar is also not to be missed, comprising tiers of cakes, tarts, lollies ice creams, and a luxurious chocolate fountain.
$69 per adult / $49 per child (aged 11-15 years) / Children aged 10 and under dine complimentary.
Did we mention there's a daily Breakfast Buffet here too? For $42/adult and $25/child, from 6.30am for the early risers, through to 10.30am.
Sydney Tower Buffet
Now this is a banquet with a view! High up in the sky you can have your cake and eat it with uninterrupted revolving views of the city. This buffet is super family-friendly too, with sweet treats and an activity pack to keep the kids entertained. Oh and on Mondays and Tuesdays, kids eat free! PLUS they'll eat free Monday to Thursday during NSW school holidays, for lunch and dinner. Dine on 55 gourmet dishes prepared daily across a range of international cuisines, plus fresh seafood, salads, hot dishes and desserts. Adults from $60 and this includes your lift ticket. Find out more here.
Kitchens On Kent
This stunning buffet experience at the Langham Sydney opened in mid 2019 and brings a fine dining flavour to all-you-can-eat. Think rustic pizzas made in the beech oven, whole cooked meats such as suckling pig, a Tandoor oven serving up traditional Indian dishes and Sydney’s only robata grill offering a selection of game meats cooked over smoky charcoals. Kids will love meeting the chefs at the Japanese sushi & sashimi station, raw bar, dumplings, and wok and noodle station. There's also a fresh pasta kitchen, a carvery and a charcuterie table filled with a selection of local and international cheese and meats. Plus vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options and the loved-by-all dessert station complete with macaroon towers, a milk, dark and white chocolate fountain, hot and cold desserts, soufflés made-to-order along and gelato station! Opening offer: all kids under 12 years dine complimentary until 30th November 2019. Visit their website.
Brazilian BBQ at Coogee, Woolloomooloo and Caringbah. Cooked on an open flame, this popular and unique eatery will bring you over barbequed and smoked meats, veggies, salads, and antipasto until your heart's content for $43/adult (or $35/adult if you're vegetarian), $25 for the breakfast buffet, and $20/child aged 6-12. Plus on Mondays, kids (under 12) eat free! Visit their website.
Pizza Autentico, Surry Hills
Head here between 6 and 9pm any night of the week and take a seat at the communal concrete slab for an all-you-can-eat Italian feast - authentic pizza and pasta galore for just $25/head! There's something for everyone here with over 30 types of authentic thin crust pizza slices and up to 10 types of mind blowing pasta. Highlights include their four-cheese gnocchi, and the Potatoes + Parmesan pizza. Find out even more all you can eat pizza joints here!
Bungarribee Buffet, Blacktown
A local favourite. In the Blacktown Worker's Club, you'll find a range of international cuisine including Australian, Asian, and European in a super family-friendly and casual environment. Pricing is super reasonable: FREE for under 3s, between $7.90-16.90 for kids aged 3-12 years, between $15.90 and $26 for visitors and members eat at a discounted rate. Prepare for a carvery, all the seafood, a range of soups, hot dishes, salad bar, desserts, tea and coffee and much more. Visit their website.
Spring Street Social, Bondi Junction
This new(ish) one, Spring Street Social is bringing the all you can eat dumplings on Tuesday to Saturday for $30 per person. Vegetarian and sometimes vegan options too. Plus live jazz!
If the sound of that tantalised your taste buds, you'd also probably like the Wednesday special at Daniel San Manly where you can get as many wings as you like for just $19 per person, plus chips on the house.
Bon Appetit Selera Malaysia
Probably the cheapest buffet in town! This all-you-can-eat Malaysian joint on Enmore Road is only $11.90pp. It's available every night of the week for dinner, and between Tuesday and Sunday for lunch. It's tiny so elbow your way in here for beef rendang, sweet and sour fish plus lots of vegetarian and vegan options, too, including eggplant masala and vegan tom yum soup. Find out more here.
Govindas Cinema, Darlinghurst
A Sydney institution! It's been around for over 40 years and is still going strong. Before you see a movie, go for the vegetarian buffet. Enjoy a range of vegan and vegetarian dishes with particular standouts like coriander channa dahl and crispy deep fried cauliflower pakoras topped with chilli chutney. Govindas is open Wednesday to Sunday from 5.30pm and you can eat to your full satisfaction for $24.80 (Children aged 3 to12 $13.90).
The Colonial Indian Buffet, Darlinghurst
Want to feast like a king? Be ready for the monthly All You Can Eat Sydney Buffet hosted by The Colonial British Indian Restaurant on Crown Street. Curries, naan, samosas, roti, salads - all your favourites are in the buffet. Adults are $28 and kids are just $16 - lunch time seatings only.
Star Buffet, Bankstown
Offering 100+ dishes daily, the Star Buffet rotates its selection regularly to keep diners enticed. They have seafood and roasts, dumplings, a sushi train, roast duck, BBQ pork, tempting desserts and plenty more. It's a family-friendly, welcoming space, so take the kids and go nuts!
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