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Melt ~ The World Cafe at Mandarin Oriental, Singapore

5 Raffles Avenue | Marina Square, Singapore 039797, Singapore (Downtown Core)
+65 6338 0066
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Ranked #55 of 7,193 Restaurants in Singapore
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $60
Cuisines: International
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Downtown Core
Description: With creativity and imagination we have transformed the dining experience. Chefs in show kitchens present a multi-cultural cooking theatre. At any time of the day select from cuisine ranging giant baskets of fruits bring bursts of colour; the wine bar itself is a vivid backlit pink. The space is transitionary, designed for changing moods from muted to energetic up to the fresh and airy garden views. You could dine here every night of the week and the only similarity in experience would be the excellent quality of the food.
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Brisbane, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

The Sunday brunch at Melt in the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Singapore, is pricey but worth the splurge. Fantastic international buffet with free flowing French champagne, South American wines, beer and cocktails. We particularly appreciated the outstanding service of Hooi Nat Meng, who was so attentive, and able to provide expert advice on all aspects of the food and beverages. She... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Celebrated my baby first birthday w family(11 adults 2 child) on 17th August lunch buffet.. Total enjoyment of quality food and service.. Special thanks to waitress Wai Meng who was friendly n helpful.. Took pic n prepared it for us before we left the place.. Price on the high side but highly recommended..

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Always a good time. The wait staff is top notch, not a single bad egg, ever. Amazing seafood and the craft beer selection rotates very often. They nailed the atmosphere and the kitchen is completely visible. Serious quality here.

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Des Moines, Iowa, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We came to the weekday Melt international buffet for my birthday in August 2014, and my three friends and I were all extremely impressed with the service we received. We were the first ones to show up, and they were happy to show us through all the selections available. We were helped primarily by Santosh Kumar, the resident Indian chef,... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Brought my bestie here for her birthday celebration. While cracking my brain for buffet, melt the world came into my first choice. And here, we came! Food spread again did not disappoint my guests and I. Oysters are replaced fast enough and fresh. Staff never failed to remind us to watch our steps while walking towards our seats. Clearing of... More

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

They genuinely have chefs from every corner of the world cooking up whatever you ask for at breakfast and dinner. The world's finest buffet

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Melbourne
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53 reviews 53 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Big buffet. Superb range of food, including vegetarian. Great sushi. Good coffee. Huge desert bar - too many choices.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We always have gathering in buffet hotel restaurant every 6 months and this is one of our best. We went there during my pregnancy, I cant eat raw food but the choice was spreadable. Very satisfied. As today, the price during lunch hour is about $100 per person. Please call them to make appointment.

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Melbourne
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We recently stayed at the Mandarin Oriental, and for four days had Breakfast at Melt. The selection of food in that restaurant is so extensive, you could go for weeks and not have the same thing twice. There are two rooms, with about four different stations with different foods, both Asian and European. The staff were super friendly and on... More

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Wollongong, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Breakfast,lunch or dinner the buffets here are just amazing.The food is so diverse and always plenty to choose from. the kids just love the waffle and pancake bar at breakfast and orders are always plentiful. From the egg chef, to the juice bar it lacks nothing and if it does the staff are always helpful in getting that rectified as... More

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