The Best All-You-Can-Eat Buffets In Sydney
- All Ages
By: Phoebe Ackland, ellaslist
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!
1. Cafe Opera, InterContinental Sydney
This decadent buffet in the CBD is a haven for seafood lovers. Fresh fish from the Sydney Fish Market and delicious meats from the Southern Highlands are sourced daily. What could be more indulgent to your tummy or your eyes than over-the-top dessert displays next to platters of oysters and mussels? Other menu items include macarons, tiger prawns, smoked salmon, pork belly, Belgian waffles, chorizo omelettes and oh so much more. They offer breakfast, lunch and dinner buffets as well as a weekend cocktail lunch buffet (prices for children and adults range from $25-$89). Visit their website.
2. Churrasco, Coogee
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. Currently (May 2017) there is an all-you-can-eat offer for $20 per child aged 6-12 years and $35-$39 per adult. Visit their website.
3.Pizza Autentico, Surry Hills
An Italian feast! For just $20 per person, take a seat at the communal concrete slab and be served a range of over 30 pizzas and 10 pastas for an hour and a half of a complete gorging and cultural experience. Highlights include their 4-cheese gnocchi, and authentic, crispy, thin crusts. Visit their website.
4. 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, a range of soups, hot dishes, salad bar, desserts, tea and coffee and much more. Visit their website.
5. Madame Shanghai, Darlinghurst
This newly opened Asian-fusion restaurant makes you feel as if you've stepped into 1930s Shanghai. Much of the menu is made to share, and cooked Chinese BBQ style, or 'shaokao'. They do a delicious all-you-can-eat yum cha special 12pm-3pm Thursday and Friday, and from 11am-3pm on Saturdays and Sundays. Yum cha menu items include dumplings filled with BBQ pork & pumpkin and scallop & snow peas, as well as spring rolls, calamari, and some seriously unique sides and sauces. Visit their website.
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 dumplings as you like for just $24 per person, as well as the family-friendly Sea Treasure on Willoughby Road that now offer an all-you-can-eat special.
6. Sokyo, Pyrmont
On the ground level of The Star, you'll find an all you can eat Japanese-inspired breakfast. Breakfast runs daily from 7am-10.30am and there are three options available; a la carte ($22.50), continental buffet ($28), or both ($38). Menu items include fresh juices and smoothies, the Sokyo Seafood Bowl with Glacier 51 toothfish, salmon, octopus, flying fish roe, cucumber, beni shoga, Hokkaido yumepirika rice and onsen tamago, eggs benedict with streaky bacon, poached egg, edamame, brioche, miso hollandaise, ponzu pearls, and matcha green tea lamingtons with toasted Coconut, Adzuki Red Bean Paste, Yuzu Curd, Compressed Watermelon. Visit their website.
7. Harvest Buffet at The Star
"Gaze, Graze, Repeat". The family favourite Harvest Buffet at The Star is a feast for the senses- there are 5 food stations with cuisine from all over the world, including the child favourite dessert station with 3 large chocolate fountains! 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. Visit their website.
8. Star Buffet, Bankstown
This large, casual dining space offers over 100 delicious dishes daily, and they rotate regularly to keep diners enticed. They have seafood and roasts, a sushi train, roast duck, BBQ pork, tempting desserts and plenty more. It's a family-friendly, welcoming space, with 11 venues across NSW. Visit their website.
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