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Best credit card buffet promotions in 2021

Enjoy the latest one-for-one buffet credit card promotions at hotels and restaurants across Singapore.

Eating out at a hotel buffet may be a perfect indulgence for a date night or a family gathering, but they can be very expensive. Fortunately, many providers in Singapore offer attractive credit card buffet promotions at some top hotels and restaurants. Let’s take a look.

HSBC Revolution Credit Card

HSBC Revolution Credit Card

Receive up to S$2000 cashback. .

Offer ends 30 April 2021

Eligibility criteria, terms and conditions, fees and charges apply.

HSBC Revolution Credit Card

  • Principal Annual Fee: S$0 annual fee for entire membership - S$0 thereafter.
  • Cashback Rate: 0%
  • Annual Interest Rate: 25.9%
  • Minimum Income (Singaporean & PR): S$30,000
  • Minimum Income (Non-Singaporean): S$40,000
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Best credit cards with one-for-one dining and buffet promotions

Discover the latest buffet, one-for-one and 50% off dining deals in the following range of credit cards:

Name Product Reward Cashback Offer Annual Fee Min Income - Singaporean and PR
HSBC Revolution Credit Card
Earn up to 10X Reward points or 4 miles per S$1 spent on qualifying purchases.
Receive up to S$200 cashback. T&Cs apply. Ends 30 April 2021.
S$0 annual fee
S$30,000
New cardholders will be awarded with up to S$200 cashback. S$50 cashback for one qualifying transaction and S$120 cashback upon S$500 minimum spend. Receive an additional S$30 cashback when you apply online with MyInfo via SingPass. Existing HSBC credit cardholders are eligible to receive S$30 cashback. T&Cs apply. Ends 30 April 2021.
UOB Yolo Card
Enjoy a wide variety of discounts and cashback rebates on dining, entertainment, online shopping and travel.
Up to 8% cashback on some weekend dining, travel, and entertainment and 3% cashback on online fashion, weekday dining, travel and more.
S$0 annual fee for the first 1 year and S$192.60 thereafter
S$30,000
Receive an iPhone 12 with 5G (first 20 successful applications) or up to S$50 cash credit (for subsequent 100 successful) when you apply for a new credit card and spend at least S$1,500 within 30 days from card approval date. Plus get up to S$76 cash credit when you apply for UOB One Account. T&C apply. Ends 7 April 2021.
HSBC Visa Platinum Credit Card
Earn 1 Reward point for every $1 on all spend.
Up to 5% cash rebates on groceries, dining and fuel with minimum monthly spend of at least S$600.
S$0 annual fee for the first 2 years and S$192.60 thereafter
S$30,000
New cardholders will be awarded with up to S$200 cashback. S$50 cashback for one qualifying transaction and S$120 cashback upon S$500 minimum spend. Receive an additional S$30 cashback when you apply online with MyInfo via SingPass. Existing HSBC credit cardholders are eligible to receive S$30 cashback. T&Cs apply. Ends 30 April 2021.
UOB PRVI Miles American Express Card
Earn 1.4 miles for every S$1 spent locally with no minimum spend or cap.
Get S$50 cash credit when you apply. T&Cs apply.
S$0 annual fee for the first 1 year and S$256.80 thereafter
S$30,000
Enjoy up to 20,000 bonus miles if you charge S$50,000 to your card in a year. Apply today and enjoy free transfers to Changi Airport.
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Citibank 1-for-1 buffet promotions

Enjoy a few different types of one-for-one buffet promos with Citibank. At the time of writing, this included a chargrilled feast at Cocobolo Poolside Bar and Grill in the Park Hotel Clarke Quay, for patrons who pre-book for a Friday or Saturday meal from 6.30pm until 10.30pm. This offer is also available to Maybank, HSBC and UOB cardholders.

RestaurantPromotionExpiry date
Atrium at Holiday Inn Singaporeone-for-one lunch and dinner buffet31 Dec 2021
Cocobolo Poolside Bar and Grill at Park Hotel Clarke Quayone-for-one BBQ Buffet (Fridays and Saturdays)30 June 2021
Cocobolo Poolside Bar + Grill, Park Hotel Clarke Quay1-for-1 Main Course (Sunday to Thursday)30 June 2021

Find more deals linked to Citibank credit cards.

Buffet dining promotions for DBS/POSB

DBS is the largest bank in Singapore and, since POSB bank operates as part of DBS bank, cardholders from either bank can usually enjoy the same credit/debit card deals. Here are the ongoing dining deals you can get with your DBS/POSB cards in Singapore:

RestaurantPromotionExpiry date
Chapter 551-for-1 selected course30 Sep 2021
Pietro Ristorante Italiano1-for-1 selected main course30 Sep 2021

Some DBS/POSB cardholders can also unlock a bunch of other 1-for-1s and 50% off exclusive deals on dining if they make a reservation via the booking service Chope.

Buffet dining promotions for UOB

UOB used to have an extensive variety of 1-for-1 buffet promotions. The following dining promotions are available in Singapore when using your UOB card:

RestaurantPromotionExpiry date
Cocobolo Poolside Bar and Grill at Park Hotel Clarke Quayone-for-one BBQ Buffet (Fridays and Saturdays)30 June 2021
Cocobolo Poolside Bar + Grill, Park Hotel Clarke Quayone-for-one Main Course (Sunday to Thursday)30 June 2021

Buffet dining promotions for OCBC

Like UOB, OCBC bank has a lot of experience in offering buffet deals. Currently, here’s a dining deal for lunch or dinner you can get with your OCBC card:

RestaurantPromotionExpiry date
Atrium Restaurant, Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium1-for-1 Lunch and Dinner Buffet31 Dec 2021

Buffet dining promotions for HSBC

On top of the dining promotions listed on their website, HSBC main credit cardholders can also enrol into the HSBC x The Entertainer programme for free, which offers Buy One Get One Free and 25% off on the total bill promotions across Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Bali, London and UAE.

Here are the 1-for-1 buffet promotions you can indulge in with your HSBC cards in Singapore:

RestaurantPromotionExpiry date
Sofitel Singapore City Centre – 18641-for-1 High Tea stand worth $88++
Cocobolo Poolside Bar and Grill at Park Hotel Clarke Quayone-for-one BBQ Buffet (Fridays and Saturdays)30 June 2021
Cocobolo Poolside Bar + Grill, Park Hotel Clarke Quayone-for-one Main Course (Sunday to Thursday)30 June 2021
Shin Minori Japanese Restaurantone-for-one buffet lunch1 January 2022

Buffet dining promotions for Maybank

Are you a Maybank cardholder? If so, you may take advantage of the following dining treats with your Maybank cards in Singapore:

RestaurantPromotionExpiry date
Cocobolo Poolside Bar + Grill, Park Hotel Clarke Quayone-for-one BBQ Buffet (Friday and Saturday)30 June 2021
Cocobolo Poolside Bar + Grill, Park Hotel Clarke Quayone-for-one Main Course (Sunday to Thursday)30 June 2021

Those who hold a Maybank Mastercard, Visa or American Express Card may also take advantage of daily dining offers as they spend across Singapore.

Buffet dining promotions for American Express

Unlike the other credit card providers, American Express only offer a variety of decent dining benefits through its Love Dining privileges. To gain access to Amex’s exclusive dining programme, you need to sign up for the Amex Platinum Card, which charges a hefty annual fee. In order to get the highest tier discount of 50%, you need to dine with only one other person. Otherwise, your discount only ranges from 15% to 35%.

RestaurantPromotion
Atrium, Holiday Inn50% off for 2 persons, 35% for 3 persons, 25% for 4 persons, 20% for 5-20 persons, 15% for 1 person
The Kitchen Table, W Singapore50% off for 2 persons, 35% for 3 persons, 25% for 4 persons, 20% for 5-20 persons, 15% for 1 person
Ellenborough Market Cafe, Swissotel Merchant Court50% off for 2 persons, 33% for 3 persons, 25% for 4 persons, 20% for 5-20 persons, 10% for 1 person
Cafe Swiss, Swissotel Merchant Court50% off for 2 persons, 33% for 3 persons, 25% for 4 persons, 20% for 5-20 persons, 10% for 1 person
Element, Amara Singapore50% off for 2 persons, 35% for 3 persons, 25% for 4 persons, 20% for 5-20 persons, 15% for 1 person
Marriott Cafe, Marriott Tang Plaza50% off for 2 persons, 35% for 3 persons, 25% for 4 persons, 20% for 5-20 persons, 15% for 1 person
Escape, One Farrer Hotel50% off for 2 persons, 35% for 3 persons, 25% for 4 persons, 20% for 5-20 persons, 15% for 1 person
Oscar’s, Conrad Centennial50% off for 2 persons, 35% for 3 persons, 25% for 4 persons, 20% for 5-20 persons, 15% for 1 person
Asian Market Cafe, Fairmont50% off for 2 persons, 33% for 3 persons, 25% for 4 persons, 20% for 5-20 persons, 10% for 1 person

How do buffet dining promotions work?

The offers usually vary from bank to bank or card to card, so you should check ahead with your bank if the promotion is available and if any terms and conditions apply. Some examples of terms and conditions include:

  • Validity period. Some offers are only valid on specific days of the week, or at a specific time of the day. Some promotions might also exclude public holidays or eve of public holiday.
  • Reservations. Some restaurants impose limited seatings per day for the promotion, so you may be required to book your buffet in advance.
  • Restricted items. Certain offers may not include the full menu, so be sure to check beforehand.

Frequently asked questions

How can I redeem my buffet dining promotions?

Most participating restaurants will apply the discounted rate on your bill as long as you pay with the credit card offering the dining deal. However, certain promotions may come with various terms and conditions such as advanced bookings and specific redemption days. So to avoid any disappointments, make sure to check with the restaurant beforehand.

Is there a minimum spent required?

For dining deals that offer a percentage off your total bill, you’re usually required to meet hit a certain minimum spend or order a specific item on the menu (e.g. one à la carte main course).

Can I use redeem other discount coupons alongside the buffet dining deal?

No, buffet dining promotions are generally not valid with other rewards promotions, discounts, member privileges or vouchers.

What else should I be aware of when it comes to buffet dining promotions?

Due to the impact of Covid-19, social distancing measures remain in place in Singapore. It may be best to contact the restaurant or hotel directly to find out the latest regulations before you book. You may find, for example, that group bookings for one-for-one promotions are limited in size. Also, keep in mind that these deals and promotions are subject to change without prior notice.

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