Unbeatable all-you-can-eat buffets in Joburg

Joburg is stepping up its buffet game. Be prepared to eat as much as you can, from chowing on crocodile meat to dining like you’re in the Middle Ages.

Carnivore Restaurant (Muldersdrift)

For a mouth-watering experience of game meats like zebra, kudu, impala and crocodile, you can head to this indulgent carnivorous restaurant in Muldersdrift. If you’re feeling a little less adventurous, you could also opt for chicken, beef or pork. All the meats are grilled in a fire pit in full view of the patrons before being served at the tables on a sword. They serve a soup of the day and honey breads as starters, while desserts include malva pudding, cheesecake, fruit salad, chocolate mousse and ice cream with chocolate syrup. The feasts are available every day of the week for R295 per person (R160 for children under the age of 12). Bookings are essential.

Chief’s Boma Restaurant (Fourways)

Chief’s Boma in Fourways offers a variety of over 120 African-inspired dishes. Take a flavour trip with North African stews, spicy Durban curries, koeksisters and milk tart. They also have a shisa nyama, which serves perfectly grilled game meats. It’s open for daily lunch and dinner, with lunch from 12pm to 14.30pm weekly and 12pm to 3pm on weekends. Dinner service is from 6pm to 10pm. There’s also a lunch a buffet on Sundays. Dinner Mondays to Thursdays costs R285 per person, while dinner Fridays to Sundays costs R265 per person, and the Sunday lunch service costs R265 per person. Bookings are essential.

Greensleeves (Krugersdorp) ?

Greensleeves offers a quintessential medieval feast so you can savour meals in the style that the elite enjoyed centuries ago. Look forward to the famous Friars Sunday carvery buffet on the last Sunday of every month, with live music for R250 per person (R125 for children 10 and under). Highlights from the feast include pottage and manchet bread, roast sirloin beef stuffed with spinach and feta, roast porchetta pork shoulder with caramelised guavas, and traditional roast potatoes. Dessert options include homemade apple crumble, carrot cake and a variety of Italian ice creams.

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Kong Sing Chinese Restaurant & Sushi Bar (Bedfordview)

Kong Sing is a Chinese restaurant and sushi bar in Bedfordview, where you can tuck into a mouth-watering selection of dim sum and sushi any day of the week for R198 per person.

March Restaurant at African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel (Melrose Arch) ?

The breakfast buffet here is not to be missed. The full continental breakfast includes cold meats, cheeses, cured and smoked fish, pastries, juices, fresh fruit and a cereal selection. Ordering off the a la carte menu is included, with hot items like eggs Benedict featuring. Adults pay R255 and children under the age of 12 pay half price. The breakfast buffet is available Mondays to Fridays from 6.30am to 10.30am, Saturdays from 6.30am to 11am and Sundays from 6.30am to 1pm.

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The eggs Benedict, which can be ordered off the a la carte menu at the breakfast buffet. Photo supplied.

Rejoice Sushi Bar (Bryanston)

This is a neighbourhood favourite serving up a fresh and tasty buffet of soups, spring rolls, sushi and dumplings every day of the week from 10.30am to 10pm, for R159 per person.

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Shahi Khana (Norwood)

If you’re in the mood for authentic Indian food then Shani Khana will fill your belly with a value-for-money curry buffet. For starters, you can dig into over 12 different vegetarian dishes, fried chicken and fish. For mains they offer two chicken, one lamb and five vegetarian curries that range in spice intensity. Dessert comprises a choice between fruit salad, traditional Indian soji, vermicelli, rice pudding and ice cream. All this is available for R90 per person and the buffet runs on Tuesday and Saturday nights from 6.30pm to 9.30pm. It’s run on a first-come-first-served basis and a booking is required if you’re a party of more than two.

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