Ramadan is here. For the budget conscious family, this list of best Ramadan buffets below RM49 is a heaven-send. ShopBack has got your back with a complete guide of splurge-worthy yet splurge-less buffet across Malaysia. After all, a whole day of fasting deserves a good hearty Ramadan buffet to replenish your reserves for the next day.

Even the non-Muslim community would find the delicious array of Ramadan buffets at such delicious prices really attractive. It sure beats the heat at Ramadan bazaars and there is no need to brave the traffic jams during the ‘buka puasa’ rush. Simply park, relax and enjoy the Ramadan buffet at these venues.


  1. Hotel Seri Malaysia

With hotels located in 21 major cities nationwide, Hotel Seri Malaysia takes the cake as one of the most accessible and affordable Ramadan buffets in town. From Alor Setar to Penang and Melaka to Johor Bahru, there is certainly a Hotel Seri Malaysia near you.

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The Ramadan buffet menu is sure to delight as every hotel takes pride in serving up their signature dishes to impress all guests. Culinary choices range from ‘kambing golek’, ‘gulai daging kawah’, ‘kebab kerabu’, ‘nasi arab kabsa’, ‘nasi lemuni’, ‘paru sambal’, ‘ikan bakar’ and a wide assortment of desserts and ‘kuih-muih’ to tempt every palate.

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Aptly named ‘Jom Iftar’, the Ramadan buffet welcomes guests to experience the sunset meal after fasting within comfortable and relaxed settings. It’s the perfect place for breaking fast with family and friends without breaking the bank. Ramadan buffet vouchers are available for purchase now at early bird prices so you can enjoy better savings for the whole fasting month.

Price: RM45 (Adult), RM25 (Child)

Early bird promo: RM35 (Adult) from now till 16 May 2018

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/rangkaianhotelserimalaysia/

  1. Hotel Sentral Group Hotels & Resorts

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Another popular choice for Ramadan buffet at reasonable rates is at Hotel Sentral Hotels conveniently located at 10 different cities across the nation. From Kuala Lumpur, Pudu, Kuantan, Johor Bahru, Georgetown, Penang to Melaka, Hotel Sentral is the ideal venue to return to tradition with their delightful Ramadan buffet titled ‘Ramadhan  Kembali’.

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Signature dishes on the menu include traditional kampung-style selections such as ‘nasi beriani’, ‘gulai kari’, satay, ‘Assam pedas’, ‘kerabu ayam’, assorted Nyonya and Malay ‘kuih’ and much more. The cosy ambience at the terrace view cafe provides guests a much welcome relief from the day’s hustle and bustle. It’s an excellent way to enjoy a relaxing Ramadan buffet with loved ones.

Early bird vouchers for the Ramadan buffet are available for purchase from now till 16 May 2018.

Price: RM44.90 nett (Adult), RM26.90 nett ( Child & Senior Citizen)

Early bird promo: RM39.90 nett (Adult), RM22.90 nett (Child & Senior Citizen)

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/HotelSentralJohorBahru/

  1. VIP Hotel, Segamat

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Should you be traveling back to your kampung in Johor during the weekends, the Ramadan buffet that’s not to be missed is the ‘Klasik Ramadhan’ at VIP Hotel, Segamat. Among the most affordable in bustling Segamat town, this Ramadan buffet offers classic culinary creations on their buffet menu in classy settings of a business hotel.

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The restaurant offers a modern twist to Ramadan buffet dining with comfy settings overlooking the outdoor pool and lush gardens. Experience a delightful menu consisting of ‘kambing panggang’, ‘ayam percik’, satay, ‘ketupat’, ‘gulai kari’, delectable desserts and many more. Their selections are enough to whet any appetite.

Price: RM48 nett (Adult), RM33 nett (Child & Senior Citizen)

Address: Batu 1, Jalan Buloh Kasap, 85000 Segamat, Johor

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/vipsegamat/

  1. RC Hotel Melaka

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When in Melaka, the call for prayer is usually followed by the call for everyone to enjoy the Ramadan buffets in the heritage city. Among the most competitively priced buffets is the Cita Rasa Malaysia Ramadan buffet at RC Hotel, Melaka. Heed the call for traditional Malay cuisine and Peranakan inspirations for a heartwarming buka puasa.

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Located in downtown Melaka, this Ramadan buffet offers an excellent choice of Ramadan dishes from ‘lemang’ with ‘ayam masak merah’, satay, ketupat, local desserts and traditional dates known as ‘buah karma’ as starters.

The waterfront hotel is an old building set in art deco style with the Lobby Garden offering indoor and outdoor patio seating facing the Melaka river. It’s perfectly placed location makes their Ramadan buffet a memorable occasion for guests.

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The Ramadan buffet promotion is also so budget-friendly. For every 10 persons dining, 1 person dines free. This means more money in your pocket when you dine in a big group of 10 or more persons.

Price: RM48 nett (Adult), RM28 nett (Child & Senior Citizens)

Address: No. 36, Jalan Kampung Pantai, Kampung Pantai, 75200 Melaka

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/rchotelmelaka/

  1. MITC Summit Hotel, Melaka

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Known to be the preferred venue for meetings, incentives, trades and conventions, MITC Summit Hotel in Melaka inspires the finest of kampung-style dining with their Ramadan buffet named Nostalgia Citarasa Desa with over 100 dishes on the menu to satisfy your cravings.

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Settle down in serene surroundings of a stylish hotel with artistically decorated interiors that will impress corporate guests as well as your family at the most affordable prices. Eat and be merry with their 10+1 promotion where 1 person dines free with every 10 reservations made.

Price: RM48 nett (Adult), RM28 (Senior Citizen) & RM20 nett (Child)

Address: Jalan PKAK 1 & PKAK 2, Pusat Komersial Ayer Keroh,  75450 Melaka

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mitcsummithotelmelakaofficial/

  1. Gold Coast Malacca International Resort

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Touted to be the destination in Melaka for ultimate entertainment, relaxation and resort lifestyle, the Ramadan offerings at Gold Coast Malacca International Resort are equally spectacular and supremely affordable.

For Ramadan buffet dining amidst rest and relaxation for the whole family, you can’t go wrong with their Ramadan buffet aptly called ‘Santai Ramadan’. Offering a dazzling array of Ramadan all-time favourites to satiate the senses, guests can choose from their signature meat dishes to go with rice, grilled fish, soups, skewered meats, roast chicken, salads, puddings and sweet treats.

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Making dining even sweeter is their 10+1 promo where guests only pay for 10 diners and the plus one dines free. Sharing is caring and the hotel has committed to donating RM1 to the local orphanage for every dine-in guest during the Ramadan buffet.

Price: RM39 nett (Adult), RM29 nett (Child & Senior Citizens)

Address: Lot 44, Jalan Wakaf Utama, 75450 Melaka

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/gcrmalacca/

  1. Cafe D’Istana Jalamas, Istana Budaya, Kuala Lumpur

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Taking Ramadan dining in the capital city to a theatrical venue is Cafe D’Istana Jalamas, Istana Budaya, Kuala Lumpur. If you have been to Istana Budaya, you would know that this stately, beautiful building is the main venue for all theatrical performances in the city. Home to international operas, classical concerts, musical and dance performances, the fine cafe within has served many international artistes and celebrities.

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Having your Ramadan buffet in KL city? This regal cafe is your best bet with a delightful menu of over 80 Ramadan dishes served in impressive settings for memorable time. From the kurma platter at the start to the scrumptious main courses to perfectly crafted sweet endings, one will spoilt for choice. Being a popular venue in the city, guests are encouraged to make reservations early.

Price: RM42.90 nett (Adult), RM30 nett (Child)

Address: Istana Budaya, 50694 Kuala Lumpur

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/istanajalamasqc/

  1. De Palma Eco Resort, Selangor

Lighthouse atop Melawati Hill
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Set in the lovely town of Kuala Selangor, De Palma Eco Resort is a relaxing vacation resort just minutes away from Melawati Hill with a lighthouse on top and colonial buildings early. Just as lovely is their Ramadan buffet served in tranquil settings with natural landscapes all around to greet you.

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The Ramadan buffet menu is delish with specially created Asian and Malaysian favourites such as roast lamb, grilled chicken, skewered meats, a variety of salads, rojak, traditional kuih, jellies, cupcakes and mouth-watering pastries to pique your interest in all things Ramadan.

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Price: RM49.90 nett (Adult), RM25 nett (Child)

Address: Jalan Tanjung Keramat, 45000 Kuala Selangor, Selangor

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/depalmahotels/

  1. Bukit Merah Laketown Resort, Perak

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Further to the west coast of Malaysia is the charming cultural state of Perak where Ramadan buffets continue to amaze people with their  authenticity and affordability. One of the most interesting places is Bukit Merah Laketown Resort fronting one of Malaysia’s largest freshwater lakes and surrounded by lush green landscapes.

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What better way to break fast next to nature than with their ‘Serambi Ramadhan’ presenting a wide selection of tantalizing treats that are only available during Ramadan. Offerings include ‘kambing golek’ and ‘nasi mendi’, local favourites from Perak, grilled fish, BBQ seafood and many more.

The early bird promotion is on till 16 May 2018 and their 10+1 promotion will surely give you extra savings. Better yet is their 30% discount for bookings made worth RM150 and above. There is also a lucky draw every Tuesday and Thursday where guests stand to win attractive prizes.

Price: RM48 nett (Adult), RM35 nett (Child, Senior Citizen & Disabled)

Early bird promo: RM35 nett (Adult), RM25 nett (Child, Senior Citizen & Disabled)

Address: Jalan Bukit Merah, 34400, Semanggol, Perak

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BMLaketownResort/

  1. Ritz Garden Hotel, Perak

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Located in the city of Manjung and centrally sited between Sitiawan and Lumut, the Ritz Garden Hotel, Perak is easily accessible for travellers and tourists passing through the city. What locals love about this hotel is its cosy comfort and culinary delights at truly affordable prices.

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Likewise their Ramadan buffet named ‘Sajian Aneka Rasa’ has an exciting menu of local favourites to bring guests on a gastronomical journey of different flavours and tastes. Served in the warm ambience of the Ritz Recipe coffeehouse, it’s the ideal place to break fast with family and friends. Ramadan vouchers are available at early bird prices for extra savings.

Price: RM49 nett (Adult), RM25 nett (Child & Senior Citizens)

Early bird promo: RM38 nett (Adult), RM18 nett (Child & Senior Citizens)

Address: Lot 5260 & 5261, Jalan Lumut, Seri Manjung, 32040 Lumut, Perak

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Ritz-Garden-Hotel-Manjung-Seri-Manjung-Perak-172569422901474/


Ramadan Buffet Revelry

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