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Buffet restaurants in London

When you’re after a tasty and filling meal where you can eat exactly what you like, heading to a buffet is often a great decision. Choose whatever catches your eye, eat as much of it as you want to, and go home feeling satisfied. There are plenty of buffet restaurants in London offering tasty cuisines like Brazilian, Indian, or Chinese food, sushi, or a global mash-up of international flavours. We’ll help you decide where to go with our guide to buffet restaurants in London.

In this guide
  1. The best buffet restaurants in London
    1. Alara Health Store – Health-conscious vegan buffet
    2. Golden Buffet – Welcoming Chinese buffet
    3. Sakonis – Eclectic Indian cuisine
    4. Sushi Eatery – Chinatown sushi spot
    5. Preto – Vibrant Brazilian rodizio
    6. Bombay Brasserie – Stylish Indian eatery
    7. Babur – Award-winning Indian restaurant
    8. Ai Sushi – Cosy spot for sushi
    9. Brazil Grill – Traditional Brazilian dining
    10. Enish – Uncover pan-African flavours
    11. Rodizio Rico – Vibrant all-you-can-eat experience
    12. Chutneys – Relaxed and flavourful dining
    13. Fogo de Chão – Brazilian steakhouse and buffet
    14. Indian Veg – Affordable all-you-can-eat
    15. Grab & Go – Healthy buffet lunches
    16. Aroma Buffet W12 – Pan-Asian favourites
    17. Jimmy's O2 – Family-friendly international buffet
    18. Memsaab – Quiet South Asian restaurant
    19. Noodles City – Humble Chinese spot
    20. JRC Global Buffet – Explore international flavours
    21. Parkside Kosher Restaurant – Generous breakfast buffet
    22. Charro de Rio – Stylish Brazilian restaurant
    23. Jumak39 – Intimate Korean BBQ
    24. Royal Nawaab – Award-winning contemporary buffet
    25. Sushi Café – Homey Japanese eatery
    26. Laziza Hut – Colours and flavours from Pakistan
    27. Picanha Steakhouse – Interactive Brazilian dining
    28. Max Orient – Restaurant guarded by a dragon
    29. El Vaquero – Fun and indulgent

The best buffet restaurants in London

The best buffets and all-you-can-eat restaurants in London

Alara Health Store

Health-conscious vegan buffet

Close to Russell Square station, Alara Health Store retails a range of health foods and supplements but also houses a vegan café. Cakes and other treats are on the menu, as well as the daily-changing buffet of healthy hot and cold dishes like colourful salads, chilli, and gluten-free pasta.

Golden Buffet

Welcoming Chinese buffet

If you're a big fan of Chinese food, check out Golden Buffet in Tottenham. This welcoming family business runs an all-you-can-eat buffet of popular Chinese classics. Takeaways are available too. This place gets recognition for the warm and friendly service as well as the tasty and affordable food on offer.

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Sakonis

Eclectic Indian cuisine

A trip to Sakonis means stylish surroundings, sophisticated food, and welcoming service. The menu of Indian dishes showcases diverse influences, and there are lots of choices - including whether you want the à la carte menu or the unlimited buffet. The buffet includes a range of different items, including a salad bar, chaat, and Indo-Chinese food.

Sushi Eatery

Chinatown sushi spot

In Sushi Eatery's smart, wood-panelled surroundings, you can enjoy an unlimited buffet of Japanese food. Expect sushi, tempura, gyoza, and similar small dishes, all made from locally sourced ingredients. As well as tempting food, there's welcoming service too. An à la carte menu is also on offer, including sushi, donburi, and ramen.

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Vibrant Brazilian rodizio

Experience an all-you-can-eat rodizio meal at Preto. This place is bright and colourful, specialising in freshly grilled meat that trained staff carve at your table. There's also a buffet of different side dishes and salads. Best of all, you can eat as much as you like of both meat and sides.

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    72 Wilton Road, Westminster
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    73 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho
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    80 Upper Street, Islington
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Bombay Brasserie

Stylish Indian eatery

Stylish restaurant Bombay Brasserie transports diners to Mumbai with its authentic and cosmopolitan Indian food, served in an inspiring setting. This place usually serves an à la carte menu of diverse dishes, but when the weekend comes around, there's a tempting brunch buffet of meat and vegetarian food, including desserts.

Babur

Award-winning Indian restaurant

Stylish South London restaurant Babur dishes up award-winning Indian cuisine. This is a smart and modern setting offering a range of menus brimming with authentic flavours. Every Sunday, there's a luxurious buffet featuring various classic Indian dishes, with what's available changing regularly so you always get a fresh experience.

Ai Sushi

Cosy spot for sushi

Cosy North London restaurant Ai Sushi opened in 2006 and has been serving Japanese food ever since. There's an à la carte menu of sushi, donburi, ramen, and tempura, but many diners come for the unlimited sushi buffet. Simply mark each round on paper for staff as you explore the whole menu.

Brazil Grill

Traditional Brazilian dining

Discover a traditional Brazilian rodizio meal at Brazil Grill. This authentic restaurant serves 15 types of barbecued meat, including chicken wrapped in bacon. Have as much as you like, along with unlimited access to the buffet of hot and cold side dishes. This low-key spot is a place for major indulgence.

Enish

Uncover pan-African flavours

Enish Africa celebrates the diversity of pan-African cooking. It’s a vibrant contemporary space with a lively party atmosphere. From Friday to Sunday there’s a buffet of eclectic African dishes to appeal to every taste and you can enjoy as much as you want. There’s a big choice of drinks, including signature cocktails.

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Rodizio Rico

Vibrant all-you-can-eat experience

Visit Rodizio Rico for a vibrant dining experience where you can eat as much as you like. A huge choice of meats are carved right at the table, paired with unlimited selections from the buffet of gourmet salads, street food, hot dishes, and breads. Complete the meal with wine or classic cocktails.

Chutneys

Relaxed and flavourful dining

Chutneys gives its guests warm service and homemade Gujarati recipes. This humble place has a simple interior and a laid-back feel. Every lunchtime, there's an extensive vegetarian buffet of classic curries, salads, vegetable dishes, and rice, providing a filling and great value meal. An à la carte menu is served in the evenings.

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Brazilian steakhouse and buffet

Visit Fogo de Chão to experience a traditional Brazilian steakhouse. This place specialises in all-you-can-eat rodizio dining, with more than 20 varieties of grilled meat on the menu. Plus, there's an unlimited buffet of vegetarian stews, salads, and seasonal side dishes. You'll also discover a broad choice of different wines.

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Indian Veg

Affordable all-you-can-eat

For satisfying food at affordable prices, check out the all-you-can-eat buffet at Indian Veg. This quirky and colourful Islington restaurant serves a completely vegetarian buffet of salads, curries, chutneys, bread, and snacks. More than 30 dishes are on the menu, with the selection changing frequently so you can keep trying new things.

Grab & Go

Healthy buffet lunches

When you want a healthy and satisfying lunch, check out Grab & Go. This self-service salad buffet is a popular choice with office workers, dishing up fresh salads, vegetables, hummus, bread, and hot items like falafel and chicken wings. At this informal spot, pricing is based on the size of container you choose.

Aroma Buffet W12

Pan-Asian favourites

Visit Aroma Buffet W12 to try all your favourite pan-Asian dishes at the same time. At this casual restaurant, you can help yourself with the all-you-can-eat fresh food buffet, including calamari, egg fried rice, noodles, curries, and sushi. This modern eatery also has a wide range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.

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Jimmy's O2

Family-friendly international buffet

For a casual meal that'll please a crowd, check out Jimmy's O2. This vast and bustling restaurant has an all-you-can-eat international buffet with varied cuisines available. There are live cooking stations where dishes like steak or noodles are prepared in front of you. This place is popular for events of all types.

Memsaab

Quiet South Asian restaurant

Sample Indian and Bangladeshi dishes in a quiet and serene setting at Memsaab in Islington. This modern restaurant has a Sunday buffet where you can try out a broad selection of traditional dishes. The menu is diverse, featuring curries at every spice level, plus options like samosas or chilli paneer.

Noodles City

Humble Chinese spot

Noodles City has a colourful red exterior and a tempting menu of classic Chinese dishes. Food is available to eat in or take away. If you dine in, you can go for the all-you-can-eat buffet of the place's most popular dishes like spare ribs, chow mein, and fried rice.

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Explore international flavours

Go to JRC Global Buffet, and you can experience diverse cuisines from around the world in one place. This family-friendly place is ideal for feeding a large group - help yourself to as much food as you want, including pizza, sushi, salads, BBQ, and curries. There are culinary influences from Brazil, Italy, and Japan.

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Parkside Kosher Restaurant

Generous breakfast buffet

Throughout the day, Parkside Kosher Restaurant serves an à la carte kosher menu with choices like pizza, pasta, and fish and chips. However, each morning, you can indulge in the luxurious breakfast buffet here. You'll find a huge choice of hot and cold dishes like shakshuka, cereals, salads, and different breads.

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Charro de Rio

Stylish Brazilian restaurant

Charro de Rio is a stylish rodizio restaurant. The interior pairs weathered walls with a striking modern design, plus a large skylight. Enjoy a never-ending buffet of side dishes plus a vast range of meats carved at your table. The food is unlimited here, and there are wine and cocktails to complete a meal.

Jumak39

Intimate Korean BBQ

Jumak39 brings two venues into one, with a casual upstairs dining room and an intimate basement space. In the downstairs area, you'll find neon signs and an all-you-can-eat buffet of sushi and Korean BBQ to grill yourself, including meats and sides. This is a cool and contemporary place for a buffet meal.

Royal Nawaab

Award-winning contemporary buffet

Try a buffet of Indian and Pakistani cuisine at the award-winning restaurant Royal Nawaab. Take your pick from the unlimited selection of authentic and halal-friendly dishes packed with flavour. The options include lamb kofta, fish masala, and chicken tikka. If you're planning an event, this place also has two banqueting suites.

Sushi Café

Homey Japanese eatery

In Battersea, there's Sushi Café, a casual and homey spot to enjoy favourite Japanese dishes. The à la carte menu includes sushi and noodles, or you can take on the all-you-can-eat buffet. It includes over 50 choices like fresh sushi and sashimi, tempura, katsu, and rice and noodles.

Laziza Hut

Colours and flavours from Pakistan

Colourful eatery Laziza Hut brings Londoners a taste of Pakistan. In the bold purple dining room, you can either choose from the main menu or indulge in the tempting all-you-can-eat buffet. Expect dishes like kebabs, chicken wings, curries, and vegetable dishes. A function hall and catering services are also available.

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Interactive Brazilian dining

In the relaxed setting of Picanha Steakhouse, diners can enjoy a Brazilian rodizio meal. Several meal sizes are available, including the unlimited option, which means a limitless supply of side dishes from the buffet plus unlimited meat carved at the table. Up to ten different cuts of meat are on offer.

Max Orient

Restaurant guarded by a dragon

Max Orient is a familiar sight in Camden, thanks to the imposing dragon on its facade. This unpretentious venue offers an all-you-can-eat buffet of Chinese favourites. The broad choice of dishes means there's something for everyone, with classic recipes like spring rolls, sweet and sour chicken, and chow mein.

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Fun and indulgent

North London is home to El Vaquero, a fun and friendly spot specialising in rodizio dining. Guests here get unlimited prime cuts of meat and sausages or can choose grilled fish or a vegetarian meal. That's paired with limitless hot and cold side dishes and salads for an indulgent South American meal. This modern eatery does catering and takeaways and can accommodate big groups.

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