Need a reason to feast with your friends and family? Or crave for something warm in this very unpredictable weather? Why not enjoy a hot, steaming pot of steamboat? Better yet, an all-you-can-eat steamboat buffet! Steamboat is a great hit among food-lovers and best enjoyed with a group of people—friends, family or even colleagues. Steamboat buffets are great because you get to cook your own food and eat as much as you want. Not only that, besides the famous hotpot restaurant Haidilao, there are plenty of other steamboat places that are just as good, eat-all-you-can and do not require a long queue.
Here are some of the best steamboat buffets to check out here in KL!
1. ASAP Steamboat and Grill (Halal)
If you’re looking for a halal eat-all-you-can steamboat and grill buffet, ASAP Steamboat and Grill could be an option for you. ASAP offers a wide variety of seafood such as shrimps, cockles, clams, fishballs, crabs, and mussels. Not only that, there is an array of raw marinated meat you can choose from such as beef, chicken, fish and lamb. Diners can also choose their preferred type of soup base from Chicken Soup, Tom Yam Soup and Curry Laksa Soup. If you’re looking for a rather budget-friendly buffet with a nice ambience, ASAP is the place for you.
Operating hours : 6:00pm to 12:00am (daily)
Address : 94, Jalan Tempinis, Kampung Tengah A, 47100 Puchong, Selangor
2. The Garden BBQ Steamboat Buffet (Pork-free)
The Garden BBQ Steamboat Buffet is located in busy Sri Petaling. At The Garden, you can cook your food in three ways. You could cook them by boiling them in soup, grill them on a platform surrounding the pot and with a charcoal barbeque brazier. This feature makes The Garden unique compared to the other steamboat buffets. Besides that, this particular steamboat buffet is easy on your wallet as you can dine-in for under RM50.
Operation Hours : 5pm to 12am (daily)
Address : 1, Jalan Radin Bagus 7, Sri Petaling, Kuala Lumpur 57000
3. Fei Fan Hotpot (Non-halal)
Another budget-friendly option, Fei Fan Hotpot is known for its affordable buffet spread which costs under RM50 for an adult. Not only that, its steamboat menu is also quite different from other steamboat places. For example, there are four choices to choose from for your soup base. There are pork bone soup, pepper pig’s stomach soup, tomato soup and spicy mala soup. Their specialty meatballs are also homemade, perfect with their springy udon noodles.
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Operation Hours : 11am to 11pm (daily)
Address : Lot G-10, Courtyard Mall, Jalan SS 15/4G, SS 15, 47500, Subang Jaya, Selangor.
Lot 1F-09, 163 Retail Park, Jalan Kiara, Mont Kiara, 50480 Kuala Lumpur.
4. Kuro Japanese Steamboat (Non-halal)
If you’re looking to give Japanese steamboat buffet a try, Kuro Japanese Steamboat is worth your visit. A unique feature of Kuro is that it specializes in Japanese Wagyu Beef and Australia Wagyu Beef. Sounds amazing for a meat-lover! Not just that, but their broths are also homemade. You can find their signature broth which is the Kuro Broth and Spicy Kuro Broth. This steamboat buffet is also budget-friendly with a price range of RM50 per person. With a little extra charges, you can also get free-flow of Haagen Dazs ice cream.
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Operation Hours : 11:30am-3:30pm, 6pm-11pm (daily)
Address : F-G-03, Plaza Arkadia, No.3, Jalan Intisari Perdana, Desa Parkcity, 52200 Kuala Lumpur
5. Pak John Steamboat and BBQ
Unlike the other steamboat buffets, Pak John’s all-you-can-eat steamboat buffet is located in a classy yet homely environment. Although the price to dine in this premise is much cheaper than other steamboat places, you can still enjoy an urban style steamboat cuisine with your friends and family. In Pak John Steamboat and BBQ, cooked food such as fried rice and pasta are also available. Not only that, children below 5 years old eat for free!
Operation Hours : 10am to 10pm (daily)
Address : GE-11, Ground Floor, IOI City Mall, Lebuh IRC, IOI Resort, 62502 Putrajaya
It looks like we have come to the end of the list! Bearing in mind, there are more steamboat buffet places to explore. However, we hope these recommendations backed up with good reviews can help ease your decision whenever you crave for steamboat.
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