Eating out with kids can be tricky as it can be hard to find options that they’re guaranteed to enjoy without resorting to the safe, typical kids’ menu options like fish fingers and chips. Buffets are the perfect solution to this! Kids get to try lots of different dishes, without the pressure of having to finish a whole meal that their parents have paid for. Plus adults get to make the most of the all-you-can-eat dining experience!
Here in Brisbane, we have so many great buffet options to choose from, for breakfasts, lunches or dinners, from a huge array of culinary styles and international cuisines. Here are some of the most popular options for you to try:
Modern and International Cuisine Buffets
Motion Bar & Grill, Brisbane Marriott Hotel, 515 Queen Street, Brisbane
This hotel offers a seafood dinner buffet on Friday and Saturday nights, with a slightly cheaper early seating.
For more information, follow this link.
The Brasserie on the River, Stamford Hotel, Corner of Margaret & Edward Streets, Brisbane
Overlooking the river, this hotel offers a breakfast buffet every day, buffet lunch Monday to Sunday and buffet dinner Friday to Saturday. A la carte is also available, as well as high teas and chocolate high teas.
See here for more details.
The Eatery, Four Points by Sheraton Brisbane, 99 Mary Street, Brisbane
The ‘Food Adventure Buffet’ features treats from the streets around the world and is offered every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night.
Further details here.
Thyme 2, Sofitel, 249 Turbot Street, Brisbane
With an open plan kitchen for a unique dining experience, it serves dishes reflecting international dining trends. They offer a variety of breakfast buffet options, a buffet lunch and a buffet dinner, as well as full a la carte menus.
More information can be found here.
Buffets offered by Clubs, Taverns and RSLs
Raceview Hotel, 99 Raceview St, Raceview
Fresh local and international food choices from making your own taco’s, chef’s selection of curry, dumplings, suckling roast meats, soups, homemade desserts and real ice-cream. The buffet offers an experience in modern Australian dining in a stylish setting and is open for lunch and dinner, Monday – Friday. See here for more info.
Warner Tavern, 2 Everest Street, Warner
Every Sunday night, Warner Tavern put on a hot roast, vegetables, soup and dessert buffet. At $19.90 for adults and $9.90 for kids this makes for great way to get more of your Sunday roast favourites. Check out their website or call for more details.
Hotel Richards, 132 Government Road, Richlands
Fresh, local and international foods are available ranging from your favourite Asian dishes to Mediterranean and Pacific Island options. Constantly changing, the buffet is open to enjoy every day for lunch or dinner. See here for more info.
Greenbank RSL, 54 Anzac Ave, Hillcrest
A range of buffet options, including lunch, deluxe lunch on Sundays, dinner and deluxe seafood dinner on Friday and Saturday nights. Kids are priced according to age and members and seniors get discounted rates. See here for more info.
Kedron-Wavell Services Club, 21 Kittyhawk Drive, Chermside
A buffet restaurant open Wednesday to Sunday, with Sunday lunch and dinner being a Sunday roast dinner. More details here.
The Broncos Leagues Club, 98 Fulcher Road, Red Hill
Their buffets include ‘Friday Night Feast’, ‘Seafood Smorgasbord’ on Saturday nights and ‘Sunday Traditional Buffet’ on Sunday lunchtimes. The first Sunday of the month is a ‘Bubbly and Prawns Buffet’. Kids aged 0 to 5 are free. See here for further details.
Redbank Plains Tavern, 339 Redbank Plains Rd Redbank Plains
‘The Feast’ is an all-you-can-eat lunch or dinner buffet with lots of options for adults, kids and seniors to enjoy. Follow this link for more information.
Springwood Hotel, Corner Springwood & Rochedale Roads, Springwood
‘The Feast’ is an all-you-can-eat buffet lunch and dinner every day, as well as an ‘Endless Brekky’ every Sunday morning. Further details here.
The Glen Hotel & Suites, 24 Gaskell St, Eight Mile Plains
All-you-can-eat breakfast is available every Sunday morning. More information can be found here.
The Point Brisbane Hotel, 21 Lambert St, Kangaroo Point
A full buffet breakfast with freshly squeezed juice, all the usual favourites and a range of healthy choice options. Click here for more information.
The Walnut Restaurant and Lounge Bar, Royal on the Park Hotel, 152 Alice Street, Brisbane
Choose between the continental breakfast or the hot buffet breakfast. Here is more information.
Navala Churrascaria, Riverside Centre, 123 Eagle Street, Brisbane
This is an authentic Brazilian BBQ with Latin American flair. Think unlimited sides and prime cuts of meat cooked using the tradition and ancient cooking technique. There is also a vegetarian menu and a la carte lunch menu available. More details here.
Golden Palace Chinese Restaurant, 624, Upper Level, Ann Street, Fortitude Valley
This huge Chinese restaurant offers an all-you-can-eat option, although you order the food from the menu so it is cooked to order rather than pre-prepared. See here for further information.
Lawnton Chinese Restaurant, 3/12 Ebert Parade, Lawnton
A reasonably priced all-you-can-eat lunch and dinner Chinese buffet. See their Facebook page here.
Nataraja Indian Restaurant, 8-9/152 Musgrave Rd, Red Hill
Every Friday and Saturday evening they offer an all-you-can-eat buffet of speciality Indian dishes. Follow this link for more information.
Southern Spice, 2000 Logan Road, Upper Mount Gravatt
Every Sunday there is a lunch buffet with a range of meat and vegetable curries and sides. More details here.
Nikuya, Shop 8 & 8M 100 McLachlan St Fortitude Valley
A Japanese Yakiniku BBQ buffet with appetisers, meats, vegetables and side dishes. Available for Tuesday to Sunday dinners and Saturday and Sunday lunch. See here for further details.
Nonbei Sake Bar & BBQ, 4/624 Ann St, Fortitude Valley
Meats, seafood and seasonal vegetables can be enjoyed at this authentic Japanese buffet, with a la carte menu also available. More information here.
Shabuhouse, Level 1, 70 Mary Street, Brisbane
A Japanese buffet for dinner every day and lunch on Saturdays only. Click this link for more information.
Shinbashi Yakiniku, Unit 3, 2900 Logan Road, Underwood
Offers an all-you-can-eat (in 90 minutes) menu of Japanese BBQ cuisine. Here is more info.
Hanwoori, Level 1, 70 Mary Street, Brisbane
This is a Korean BBQ restaurant with both a lunch and dinner buffet menu. Lots to choose from, with meats, a salad bar and hot food bar areas. Click here for further details.
Korilla BBQ (previously Chingu), 1/43 Queen Street, Brisbane
Offers an all-you-can-eat BBQ menu (minimum 2 people) from Friday to Sunday. See here for more information.
Maru Korean BBQ, 157 Elizabeth Street, Brisbane
Rather than a standard buffet, this is a Korean BBQ where you prepare the food at your table on your own traditional grill, with a variety of sides, sauces and vegetables. More details can be found here.
Seoul Bistro, 152 Turton Street, Sunnybank
This is a Korean restaurant with a very specific unlimited buffet, mainly featuring fried chicken wings. Visit their website here.
Sizzling Mongolian BBQ Restaurant, 2/144 Indooroopilly Road, Taringa
This is an authentic, all-you-can-eat Mongolian BBQ, with entrees and desserts also available. This is really affordable and there are even different prices for different ages of kids! See here for more information.
Fire & Spice, 3/200 Old Cleveland Rd, Coorparoo
Sunday dinner buffets are available at this Sri Lankan restaurant. You can find their website here.
Govinda’s Vegetarian Restaurant, 82 Vulture Street, West End; 358 George Street, Brisbane; 226 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley
Serving a pure vegetarian menu of freshly cooked dishes, the ‘Feast Meal’ is offering all you can eat and drink at a low cost. See here for further information.
If you know of an awesome buffet restaurant in Brisbane that is not on this list, let us know! Or if anything has changed or a place has moved or closed, please let us know in the comments below. Happy eating!