20 best hotpot restaurants in Singapore with all-you-can-eat buffets, unique soup bases & more

by Christabel Tan

It’s raining, it’s pouring, and hotpot is the only thing on my mind.

Slurping up bowl after bowl of rich and flavourful broth, alongside an assortment of meats, seafood, vegetables and whichever ingredients your heart desires — it’s no wonder we crave hotpot all year round.

Whether you’ve got a hankering for an affordable all-you-can-eat buffet below S$30 or an exquisite feast fit for royalty (when special occasions come around), here are some of the best hotpot restaurants in Singapore for those days when you’re not feeling Haidilao or Beauty in The Pot.

1. Qi Xiang Hotpot

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By now, fans of the popular Qi Xiang Chicken Pot ought to have heard of its sister outlet, Qi Xiang Hotpot, a late-night hotpot concept in Jurong. Aside from the impressive selection of over 80 ingredients and the signature beer-infused dark soy chicken broth, there’s another reason why it is one of the most unique hotpot restaurants in Singapore — you can find both local delights and breakfast staples.

Hotpot with a side of Oyster Omelette, XO Carrot Cake, or even Chicken & Waffles? Sign me up.

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???? 48 Boon Lay Way Singapore, Singapore 609961
???? 11am–3am, 4pm–11pm (Mon to Thu), 11am–3pm (Fri & Sat), 11am–11pm (Sun)

2. Shang Pin Hotpot

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One of the more trendy hotpot restaurants in Singapore that have been making its way around TikTok and RED is Shang Pin Hotpot, an authentic Sichuan Chinese joint with two outlets in City Hall and Marine Parade. Lap up bowl after bowl of heartwarming Golden Chicken Soup broth alongside a wide variety of ingredients like Premium Snow BeefBlack Pork SlicesFresh Tripe, and Sea Urchin Balls.

End your meal with an array of enticing dessert offerings, including IG-worthy milk tea “hotpots”, bubble tea, and Korean-inspired bingsu.

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???? 6 Raffles Blvd, #02-102/102A Marina Square, Singapore 039594
???? 11am–10pm (Daily)

???? 80 Marine Parade, #01-10, Parkway Parade, Singapore 449269
???? 11am–10.30pm (Daily)

3. Xiao Long Kan Hotpot 小龙坎老火锅

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Originating from Chengdu, Sichuan, well-known hotpot chain Xiao Long Kan Hotpot is your go-to for a meal that’ll make you feel as though you’re Ancient Chinese royalty.

Bask in the opulent Romance of the Three Kingdoms-esque decor and go straight for the 3 Flavours Hotpot, comprising Butter Spicy Soup, Tomato, and Mushroom. If you’re the type who must have beef with your hotpot, the signature Supreme Beef Tripe, Hot and Spicy Beef, and Supreme Thousand-Layered Beef Omasum will more than suffice.

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4. Spicy Bangkok Hotpot

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I’m always down for individual Chinese hotpots and Thai cuisine — Thai hotpot restaurant Spicy Bangkok Hotpot combines the best of both worlds with its affordable sets priced from just S$13.90.

There is a wide variety of soup bases to choose from, including the signature Tom Yum Goong and Sour Papaya with Golden Soup, with free-flow vegetables and unlimited refills for both rice and soup.

On an even smaller budget? Those who head down from 11am–5pm on Mondays to Thursdays can enjoy 20% off all set meals!

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???? 1 Park Road, #01-78C People’s Park Complex, Singapore 059108
???? 10.30am–10.30pm (Daily)

5. Uncle Fong Hot Pot Restaurant

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Popular Hong Kong hotpot chain Uncle Fong Hot Pot Restaurant is widely touted as having the most authentic Chongqing-style soup bases in Singapore.

Its Signature Soup Base served in an innovative nine-grid pot comprises five main ingredients: Chongqing Shizhuhong Chilli, Sichuan Hanyuan Pepper, Refined Beef Tallow, Sichuan Pixian Bean Paste and Yunnan Yellow Ginger, yielding a fiery and oily broth with a spice level akin to that of da la.

Those looking to stray away from the usual hotpot fare can tuck into a variety of innards including Pig ThroatBeef Tripe, and Coral Mussels (the intestines of red sea cucumbers), alongside other unconventional ingredients.

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????1 Kim Seng Promenade, #B1-108/109, Singapore 237994
???? 11.30am–10pm (Daily)

6. Black Knight Hotpot 黑武士火鍋

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Going all out for a special occasion? Treat yourself to an exquisite spread at a fan-favourite hotpot joint from Taipei, Black Knight Hotpot.

Warm your stomach with the restaurant’s deep, rich, and “famously flavourful” broth simmered for 16 hours — go for the Fish Maw Chicken Pot and the famous Spicy Pot, a drinkable Taiwanese-style mala broth.

Coupled with live seafood, premium meats like Japanese Wagyu and Okinawa Black Pork Belly, and even hot dishes like Taiwan Braised Beef Noodles and Fried Frog Leg w/ Pepper & Salt, you’re definitely in for a nourishing feast!

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????9 Raffles Blvd, #02-02/05, Milennia Walk, Singapore 039596
???? 12pm–3pm, 5.30pm–10pm (Sun to Thu), 12pm–3pm, 5.30pm–11pm (Fri & Sun)

7. FuFu Pot

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One of the more casual solo-friendly hotpot restaurants in Singapore offering one-set individual pots is FuFu Pot in Dhoby Ghaut.

There are 10 creative soup bases to choose from, including the likes of Korean Army Stew, Thai-inspired White Curry, and even Stinky Tofu, the first in Singapore. Each set comes with a curated selection of ingredients (think shimeiji mushrooms, sweet potato vermicelli, and pork balls) that best complement the broth.

Drop by on weekdays for affordable DIY Lunch Sets from S$14 if you want to indulge in a midday hotpot treat without breaking the bank!

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????68 Orchard Rd, #06-07 Plaza Singapura, Singapore 238839
???? 11.30am–3pm, 5pm–11pm (Daily)

8. Coucou Hotpot

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Dubbed the “celebrity hotpot restaurant”, Coucou Hotpot specialises in two staples Singaporeans can never get enough of — Taiwanese-style hotpot and bubble tea.

You can enjoy up to three broths at one go and choose from signature flavours like Taiwan Style Spicy Soup (a Sichuan version is available), Coconut Chicken Soup, and Bovine Bone with Tomato.

True to its Taiwanese roots, no meal at Coucou is complete without a huge mug (or two) of freshly-brewed Classic Milk Tea, Wax Gourd Tea with Da Hong Pao, and many other thirst-quenching options.

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9. Wu Wang Guo

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If late-night hotpot is your idea of a good time, here’s a restaurant in Chinatown that’s probably the next best alternative to Beauty in The Pot — Wu Wang Guo.

Although you can find both traditional classics and locally-inspired soup bases like Golden Fish Maw with Pig Stomach and Nourishing Drunken Chicken Soup, the intensely flavourful and nourishing WWG Collagen Beauty Soup is a standout. Ingredients-wise, there are over 100 different types of meats, seafood, vegetables, and miscellaneous dishes to choose from, alongside signatures like Black Ebiko Prawn Paste, Sake Drunken Prawn, and Seaweed Beancurd Skin (a must-order).

The best part? If you visit after 9.30pm, you can enjoy a 25% discount off all food items — the restaurant opens till 3am daily, anyway!

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????133 New Bridge Rd, #03-09/10/11/12/13/14, Chinatown Point, Singapore 059413
???? 11.30am–3pm, 5pm–3am (Mon to Sat), Closed on Sun

10. Hippot 潮爷火锅

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If hotpot cravings tend to strike late at night, hitting up the perpetually buzzy Liang Seah Street is your best bet. One of the more popular options along the stretch of Chinese eateries is Hippot, a hotpot buffet concept with over 100 ingredients and 11 soup bases for diners to choose from.

Prices for the economical Buffet A start from S$26.80 on weekdays (Mon–Thu), which comprises the usual meats, seafood, vegetables, and carbs for hotpot purists.

Otherwise, opt for the more premium Buffet B (from S$43.80 for Mon–Thu) to enjoy the likes of Snowflake Beef, Black Pork, Tiger Prawns, and Scallops, alongside barbequed skewers, braised dishes, and even flavoured milk tea — all free-flow, of course.

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????33 Liang Seah St, #01-01/02, 02-02, Singapore 189054
???? 11.30am–1am (Mon to Thu), 11.30am–2am (Fri to Sun)

11. Upin Hot Pot

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One of the closer and more budget-friendly alternatives to Haidilao is Upin Hotpot, a mid-tier chain restaurant with three conveniently located outlets that open till 12am daily.

They offer some of the most flavourful soup bases in town, including the signature Tomato Soup that can easily rival bigger, more established restaurants.

Big eaters who want to get the most bang for their buck can visit the Orchard Gateway outlet for its all-you-can-eat hotpot buffet — prices start from S$22.80++ for adults on weekdays during lunch.

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12. Happy Lamb Hotpot

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Hailing from Baotou, Inner Mongolia, Happy Lamb Hotpot is a dream come true for those who enjoy lamb over all other types of meat. The international hotpot chain specialises in “Good Soup without Dipping Sauce” AKA a rich and flavourful hotpot broth that does not require the use of dipping sauces.

Tuck into exquisitely plated cuts of fresh, tender, and non-gamey Scottish and Mongolian lamb, alongside a selection of skewers, dumplings, and even Mongolian yogurt for dessert.

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????9 Scotts Rd, #02-10 Pacific Plaza, Singapore 228210
???? 11.30am–10pm (Daily)

13. Qi Li Xiang Hot Pot Restaurant 七里香火锅

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Eager to have hotpot during the wee hours of the night? Look no further than Qi Li Xiang Hot Pot Restaurant, an under-the-radar spot for homestyle hotpot in Tanjong Pagar that opens till 6am daily.

Qi Li Xiang brings out the “Xiang” (fragrance) in its name with its specially curated selection of aromatic broths, which include crowd-pleasing Sichuan Spicy Soup and Coconut Chicken Broth. Don’t forget to try some of the signature braised dishes like Pork Liver, Chicken Feet, and Beancurd Skin, and end off on a sweet note with complimentary ice cream.

You can even book a karaoke room for a singing sesh with your friends and family, or head up to the bar on level two for a post-meal round of drinks — truly the best of both worlds!

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????49 Tg Pagar Rd, Singapore 088470
???? 12pm–3pm, 4pm–6am (Daily)

14. San Laksa Steamboat

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As its name suggests, San Laksa is one of the few old-school hotpot restaurants in Singapore that specialises in rich, creamy and extremely slurp-worthy laksa broth.

Stick to the refillable Signature Laksa Soup Base (S$15), or go for the more value-for-money Two Soup Base Combo (S$15) — the palate-cleansing Herbal Chicken Soup is your best. Although the menu isn’t as extensive as what’s offered at most of the other spots on this list, the selection of meats, seafood, and vegetables is more than serviceable.

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????147 Kitchener Rd, Singapore 208524
???? 11am–2.30pm, 4.30pm–11pm (Daily)

15. La Jiang Shan Hotpot

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One of the more established hotpot restaurants in Singapore offering an all-you-can-eat buffet spread of meats, seafood, and appetisers is La Jiang Shan Hotpot.

Highlights include the free-flow xiao long bao and dinner-exclusive specials like mala grilled fish, flower crab, and slipper lobsters. Everyone gets their own personal BBQ and hotpot, so you and your dining partners don’t have to squabble over which soup base to order.

The buffet is priced differently depending on when you’re dining –– weekday lunch buffets are from S$18.80 (adult), while weekday dinner buffets and weekend buffets are from S$28.80 (adult). Do note that there’s a time limit of 90 minutes too, so make sure to enjoy your time here fully!

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???? 35 Selegie Rd, #01-06 Parklane Shopping Mall, Singapore 188307
???? 11am – 6am (Tue to Sun), 11am – 11pm (Mon)

16. Yi Zi Wei

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There may be plenty of hotpot restaurants in Singapore serving 2-in-1 buffets, but Chinese and Korean-inspired restaurant Yi Zi Wei is one of a kind, thanks to their indulgent and impressive 6-in-1 buffet priced at just S$29.90 that includes a wide variety of offerings. Think barbecue, hotpot, mala tangmala xiang guo, fried skewers, and lok lok.

They also serve ala carte dishes like a variety of Korean-style pancakes including Kimchi Pancake and Seafood Pancake, as well as delectable must-haves like Spicy Rice CakeJapchae, and Bibimbap. The best part? You can feast to your heart’s content practically all night long, given that Yi Zi Wei closes at 4am every day (except Friday).

???? 1 Lor 13 Geylang, #01-01, Singapore 388639
???? 11am–4am (Mon to Thu, Sat & Sun), 11am–12am (Fri)

17. Jianghu Hotpot

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Yet another spot for individual hotpots in a communal setting is Jianghu Hotpot in Somerset and Yishun, but with the added bonus of a fun conveyer belt service system.

Go for the affordable 2-in-1 hotpot and BBQ buffet (from S$27.80 for Mon–Fri at lunchtime), which comes with the option of free-flow Grilled Fish for an additional S$3.80. However, the extensive selection of fusion ingredients, which include the likes of Mala Scallops, Korean Sauce Pork Belly, and Deep-Fried Glutinous Rice Ball with Brown Sugar, should be more than enough to keep you occupied for 90 minutes.

????277 Orchard Road, Gateway, #01-12/13/14/K1 Orchard, 238858
???? 11am–10.30pm (Daily)

????Northpoint City, 02-126/127, South Wing, 768019
???? 11am–10pm (Daily)

18. Yunnan Ah Ma Shi Hotpot

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Another popular hotpot joint that offers an all-you-can-eat buffet along Liang Seah Street is Yunnan Ah Ma Shi Hotpot, a Yunnan speciality restaurant that opens till 2am.

There are two different buffet sets to choose from— despite being the more affordable option, Set A (from S$25.80++ for Mon to Thu) boasts an array of over 50 ingredients, including the likes of Fine BeefSliced Pork Belly, and Fresh Prawns.

For a more premium option, Set B (from S$42.80++ for Mon to Thu) features an impressive line-up of meats, seafood, and other ingredients of the more “exotic” variety, from Spanish Black Pork and Premium Wagyu Beef to the speciality Wild Mushroom Platter and Live Mud Crab.

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???? 26 Liang Seah St, Singapore 189047
???? 11.30am–2am (Daily)

19. Hao Lai Wu 好来屋火

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You may have seen the aesthetic oriental-style interiors of Hao Lai Wu all over TikTok, and for good reason. The family-style restaurant with two outlets in Chinatown and Bencoolen dishes up traditional hotpot and smokeless BBQ in the form of an all-you-can-eat buffet priced from just S$26.80 (Mon–Thu).

With over 90 dishes to choose from, ranging from seafood to premium marinated meats, you’re definitely in for a (late-night) feast that’s both easy on the eye and on the stomach.

???? 37 Smith St, Singapore 058950
???? 11am–1am (Daily)

????175 Bencoolen St, #01-57 Burlington Square, Singapore 189649
???? 11am–3am (Daily)

20. Gonghe Seafood Hotpot (共和海鲜火锅)

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Tucked away in the Golden Cafe coffeeshop in Aljunied is Gonghe Seafood Hotpot, an eatery best known for its all-you-can-eat seafood buffet at an incredibly affordable price of S$28 nett (for adults).

From unlimited seafood like crabs, mussels, crawfish, clams, scallops, and prawns, to meats like beef, mutton, and pork, the extensive selection of ingredients may leave you spoilt for choice.

As for the base, you can choose between Thai-style mookata or traditional Chinese hotpot — the latter comes with options like tom yum, chicken broth, and Sichuan mala.

???? Blk 115 Aljunied Ave 2, Singapore 380115
???? 11am–12am (Mon to Fri & Sun), 11am–12.30am (Sat)

There you have it — a list of hotpot restaurants in Singapore for you to check out the next time those cravings inevitably arise. Where will you be heading first?

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