Are you ready for the BEST buffets in Melbourne, VIC?
A bottomless dessert bar, a never-ending supply of chicken wings, and an everlasting stream of seafood; these are merely a few things that an all you can eat buffet can bring to the table. And fortunately for Melbourne patrons, there’s no shortage of buffet restaurants in the area.
The whole family is gifted with limitless options when it comes to deciding on where you’d like to dine. And the best part? Not all of them cost an arm and a leg. Sure, you’ll have to pay a fair price when it comes to luxurious all you can eat buffets, although many taverns and restaurants orchestrate weekly promotions and children’s prices, making the family-buffet experience all the more realistic.
Dining out at a buffet as an occasional treat can be a wonderful experience for your family and be kept within the healthy nutritional requirements. Ranging from all you can eat Japanese to all you can eat chicken wings, here are a handful of buffets scattered around Melbourne that are worth your time.
This article will give you all the information that you need, for your buffet in Melbourne.
1. Magic Charters Melbourne | Docklands
Cruise under the Bolte Bridge, through the Port of Melbourne, under the Westgate Bridge and down to Williamstown while enjoying an appetizing dinner buffet. This offer includes both food and drinks. Get your discount meal by following the link here
Address: 880 Bourke Street, Harbour Lights Landing, Docklands VIC 3008
For more information, check out the Magic Charters Melbourne website.
2. Crossways | Melbourne CBD
If you’re looking for all you can eat vegetarian, Crossways has you covered. Each night offers a new, delicious dish. For example, Monday night comes with satay vegetables, basmati rice, and papadums for lunch, or chickpeas, vegetables, pumpkin sauce, and apple crumble for dinner. Head to the venue’s website for a full list of the weekly menu. These main meals are also vegan-friendly and wheat-free.
Address: 1/123 Swanston St, Melbourne VIC 3000
Click here to view their website for more information.
3. San Antone, Crown Casino | Southbank
Head over to the Crown’s San Antone restaurant for all you can eat wings. For two hours, you can enjoy 10 smoked chicken wings with ranch dipping sauce and fries. You can also choose between other sauces, such as Louisiana hot, house mild BBQ, and house hot BBQ. Alternatively, make your way over on Sunday for the seafood buffet.
Address: Crown Casino, Level 1, 50 Whiteman St, Southbank VIC 3006
Follow the link here to view their website for more information.
4. Gaijin | South Yarra
If you’re in the market for all you can eat sushi, make your way down to Gaijin from Monday to Thursday. There are two dining options available for the promotion – either all you can eat sushi (without sashimi) or bottomless sushi with sashimi. This offer is not available on public holidays. Charges apply for leftover dishes.
Address: 135 Commercial Rd, South Yarra VIC 3141
Check out the official Gaijin website for more information on their all you can eat sushi.
5. Melba Restaurant | Southbank
The Melba Restaurant offers a generous buffet range that the whole family can enjoy. Every night offers a new range of mouthwatering meals and tasty desserts, making no visit the same. Check out the venue’s website for their nightly menu to begin planning your visit. Children under 3 years of age can enjoy the buffet for free. Children from 4 to 12 years eat for half the adult price.
Address: 3/1 Southgate Ave, Southbank VIC 3006
Visit the Melba Restaurant website by following this link.
6. Takumi | Melbourne CBD – Permanently Closed
Takumi offers an extensive range of all you can eat Japanese to taste. The venue offers unique dishes such as ox tongue, ribeye cap, tender beef and pork, oyster blades, eye fillets, prawns, scallops, squid, and much more. We recommend their salmon! The meals also come with salad, vegetables, and miso soup. This offer is available from Sunday to Thursday.
Address: 32 Bourke St, Melbourne VIC 3000
Take a look at the Takumi website for more information.
7. Collins Kitchen, Hyatt | Melbourne CBD
The Hyatt’s ‘Collins Kitchen’ provides a delicious buffet breakfast that simply can’t be overlooked. Breakfast is open from 6 am on weekdays and 6:30 am on weekends. A prior booking is recommended.
Address: 123 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000
If this sounds good to you, check out their website for more information. Click here!
8. The Conservatory | Southbank
Head over to the Crown’s ‘Conservatory’ for either breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea or dinner to enjoy their spectacular buffet. With a range of international dishes on offer, there’s sure to be a little something for everyone. Bookings aren’t necessary for breakfast, although reservations are essential for lunch, afternoon tea, and dinner. Parking is included in this cost. Prices increase on weekends.
Address: 8, Level 1 Crown Towers, Whiteman St, Southbank VIC 3006
Take a look at The Conservatory website for their full menu as well as opening hours.
9. Shinbashi Yakiniku Japanese Restaurant | Carlton
Shinbashi Yakiniku offers an unforgettable buffet experience from Monday to Wednesday every week. The offer is valid from 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm and has a 90-minute time limit. Enjoy beef, pork, chicken, lamb, and seafood dishes, along with salad and vegetables.
Address: 294 Lygon St, Carlton VIC 3053
Follow the link here to their website.
10. Okami Restaurant | Greensborough
Head over to the Okami Restaurant for all you can eat Japanese. The venue offers over 30 traditional dishes. Enjoy popular dishes such as all you can eat sushi and sashimi, teriyaki chicken skewers, cooked tuna salad, and much more. We personally recommend the chicken karaage! Conditions apply – this offer is available when a minimum of 2 people are dining.
Address: 73 Grimshaw St, Greensborough VIC 308
Take a look at the Okami Restaurant website for more information.
11. Little Collins St Kitchen | Melbourne CBD
Dig into some of Melbourne’s finest seafood at the Little Collins St Kitchen. The whole family can enjoy crabs, prawns, smoked salmon, salads, desserts, and much more. The buffet is open from 6 pm to 10:30 pm from Tuesday to Saturday, and from 12 pm to 3 pm on Sundays.
Address: 1/27 Little Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000
If this sounds good to you, check out the Little Collins St Kitchen website.
12. Tokyo Japanese Restaurant | Melbourne CBD
The Tokyo Japanese Restaurant offers an all you can eat Japanese buffet. Located in Melbourne CBD, the venue offers a variety of dishes to choose from, including noodles, fried rice, chicken, salad, green tea ice cream, and plenty more to choose from. Alternatively, instead of the buffet, the Tokyo Japanese Restaurant also offers bento boxes.
Address: 1/315 Elizabeth St, Melbourne VIC 3000
13. The Westin, Marriot | Melbourne CBD
The Westin hotel offers a lavish breakfast buffet for you to start the day right. Visitors can choose between the buffet breakfast, continental breakfast, or the full American breakfast.
Address: 205 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000
Click here to visit their website for more information.
14. New Quay Buffet | Docklands
The New Quay Buffet is an experience that the whole family can enjoy. Including international dishes, seafood, all you can eat sushi, roasted meats, stir-fries, the venue is sure to have a little something for everyone. Personally, we simply adore their dessert options too! The New Quay Buffet is open for lunch and dinner.
Address: 4/6 New Quay Promenade, Docklands VIC 3008
Visit the New Quay website for more information on their delicious buffet.
15. Novotel | Melbourne CBD
Available every day, Melbourne’s Novotel Hotel offers a breakfast buffet to kickstart your day. The buffet includes a variety of classic breakfast options to choose from. Breakfast is open from 6 am on weekdays and 6:30 am on weekends and public holidays.
Address: 270 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000
Follow the link here to check out their website for more information on their breakfast buffet.
16. Rydges | Melbourne CBD
The ‘Rise Breakfast Buffet’ provides visitors with an abundance to choose from. Incorporating both healthy and fast options, the hotel offers a variety of dishes such as eggs, bacon, sausages, mushrooms, spinach, tomatoes, baked beans, pancakes, potatoes and much more.
Address: 186 Exhibition St, Melbourne VIC 3000
Click here to view the Rydges website for more information on their appetizing breakfast buffet.
17. Hotel Grand Chancellor | Melbourne CBD
The Hotel Grand Chancellor’s Footlights Restaurant offers a breakfast buffet to start your day the right way. The menu includes classic breakfast dishes accompanied by healthy options and fresh pastries. The venue starts serving breakfast from 6:30 am from Monday to Friday, and 7 am on the weekends.
Address: 131 Lonsdale St, Melbourne VIC 3000
Check out the Hotel Grand Chancellor website to find out more about their breakfast buffet.
18. Sirocco Restaurant | Melbourne CBD
If you’re staying at Melbourne’s Holiday Inn, be sure to remember the venue offers a full buffet breakfast to guests every day at their Sirocco Restaurant. Enjoy fresh eggs, coffee, and much more. The Sirocco Restaurant starts serving breakfast from 6:30 am, Monday to Sunday.
Address: 575 Flinders Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000
Check out the Sirocco Restaurant website for more information.
19. The Cliveden Bar | East Melbourne
The Cliveden Bar provides visitors with an extensive buffet breakfast to enjoy every day of the week. Dig into a variety of breakfast favourites that are sure to keep everyone happy. Breakfast is open from 6:30 am on weekdays and 7 am on the weekend. Alternatively, the dinner buffet is available from Sunday to Thursday after 6 pm. Remember to stop by from Friday to Saturday after 6 pm for the seafood buffet.
Address: 192 Wellington Parade, East Melbourne VIC 3002
If this sounds good to you, click here to check out their website for more information.
20. DoubleTree | Hilton
Including a full breakfast buffet, the DoubleTree’s Platform 270 has a little something for everyone. The menu includes a vast variety of classic breakfast options that are sure to leave the whole family full and energised.
Address: 270 Flinders St, Melbourne VIC 3000
Take a look at the DoubleTree website to find out more information.
21. Fargo And Co | Richmond
Head over to Fargo and Co every Saturday and Sunday for their bottomless brunch. To accompany your meal, enjoy live music and their full menu from 11 am until 2 pm.
Address: 216 Swan St, Richmond VIC 3121
Follow the link here to their website.
22. David’s | Prahran
David’s is well known and acclaimed in Melbourne for it’s all you can eat Yum Cha. Available every Saturday and Sunday, enjoy the flavours of ‘Shanghaiese’ cuisines through over 30 dishes. This includes sweet eggplant, tea smoked eye fillets, Szechuan style chicken, and heaps more. Booking is recommended.
Address: 4 Cecil Pl, Prahran VIC 3181
Click here to view their website.
Make your way over to GingerBoy every week for ‘Bottomless Sundays’. Enjoy all you can eat dumplings, including flavours such as cabbage and onion, spiced eggplant, steamed prawn, steamed pork, along with crispy pork belly. To top it off, the venue also offers bottomless drinks. Conditions apply – the package is only available for a 2-hour duration.
Address: 27-29 Crossley St, Melbourne VIC 3000
Visit the GingerBoy website for more information.
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