Malaysia Local Delights Lok Lok Buffet

Malaysia Local Delights (Lok Lok Buffet)
224 Tanjong Katong Road

Lok Lok Buffet In Singapore

(Ratings: On a scale of 1 to 10, with 1 = Worst and 10 = Best)
Overall: 6
Ambience & Setting: 6
Food & Beverage: 6
Service: 8
Value for Money: 7
Spent about SGD $27 per person.


Located in the Tanjong Katong area of Singapore, Malaysia Local Delights has been around for awhile, and I visited them a few years back when they only sold their signature yellow skin Kampung Chicken Rice. These days, Malaysia Local Delights has also started offering a Lok Lok Buffet, and most diners that visit now go for this option.

Ambience at Malaysia Local Delights (Lok Lok Buffet) is typical of a coffeeshop, brightly lit with plastic tables and chairs. Fortunately, it's rather clean, and the pleasant outdoor seating lends to the overall ambience. Indoors is slightly more stuffy though, and the smell of bubbling hot pots lingers in the air.

Service at Malaysia Local Delights (Lok Lok Buffet) is very good. The 3 freezers of food are kept constantly restocked, and if you order from the ala-carte menu, food is also prepared and served quickly. The lady boss is helpful and friendly, making conversation with diners and coming around to check on how your meal is going.

Food at Malaysia Local Delights (Lok Lok Buffet) is passable, somewhat average. While I love the freshness of the vegetables and seafood, their meat is frozen, not fresh, and this results in poorer taste and texture. Their fried items are pretty good though, especially their chicken wings! Prices here are nett, at SGD $26.80 per person for free flow of food, including drinks.


Choose any 2 of the 8 types of Soup Base for cooking the Lok Lok / Food Skewers. At SGD $26.80 nett per person, the free flow buffet is value for money.

Malaysia Local Delights Lok Lok Buffet Signage

Malaysia Local Delights Lok Lok Buffet Prices & Soup Types

For Soup Base, we selected the Chicken Soup & Tom Yum Soup, and chose to get the Satay Sauce on the side. The lady boss tells us that all spice levels are toned down, to suit those who don't like spicy food. For those who like their spicy food really hot, the lady boss says that customers can request to increase the spicy level of the soup base after ordering. Their signature here is their Satay Sauce, which is thick and savoury with a slight sweetness, with a whole lot of crushed peanuts within.

Soup Base - Chicken & Tom Yum

Satay Sauce

There are over 50 different items offered for the Lok Lok Buffet here. Each individual food skewer has a rather small portion, so it's possible to sample first, then go back for those you like, without getting too full.

The selection of meat (beef, pork, chicken) use frozen meat, which lacks in taste and has a tougher texture. Go for the various sausages instead if you want meat. The vegetables and seafood, especially the prawns, are fresh, and very good. The ready to eat fried food is also pretty good, I like the chicken wings and the nonya rolls.

Lok Lok Buffet

Selection Of Items 01 - Sliced Beef, Beef Ball, Vegetable Ball, Pork Ball, Prawn Ball, Sliced Pork, Fish Dumpling, Sliced Chicken, Thai Fish Cake, Taiwan Sausage, Chicken Ball, Sliced Pork Belly

Selection Of Items 02 - Angry Bird, Baby Corn, Hot Dog Chicken Sausage, Shiitake Mushroom, Winter Melon, Sliced Abalone, Button Mushroom, Oyster Mushroom, Orka / Ladies Fingers, Straw Mushroom, Quail Egg

Selection Of Items 03 - Baby Penguin, Crab Stick Ball, Chicken Ham, Squid Sotong Ball, Cuttlefish, Fish Roll, Crab Stick, Black Pepper Chicken Sausage, Corn, Fish Tofu, Black Fungus, Fish Ball

Selection Of Items 04 - Fried Tofu, Fish Cake, Luncheon Meat, White Bread, Nonya Ball, Potato Cubes, Nonya Roll, Otah Roll, Fried Bean Skin

Selection Of Items 05 - Honeydew Melon, Red Apple, Pineapple, Watermelon

Selection Of Items 06 - Fried Chicken Winglets

Selection Of Items 07 - Fish Cracker, Prawn Cracker