HEAT Buffet at EDSA Shangrila Hotel

We were invited for lunch at HEAT in EDSA Shangri-la Hotel a few days ago. This isn’t my first time at HEAT. My friends like it there so we’ve been going to the HEAT buffet in the last several years.

Heat Buffet Edsa Shangrila HotelI was quite surprised by the set-up that greeted me. HEAT buffet was decked out in a Farmer’s Market theme. I was told that HEAT changes its theme every quarter so this will be the look up until March.

Heat Buffet Edsa Shangrila HotelThe HEAT buffet dining area is very spacious and can accommodate a lot of guests all at the same time.

Heat Buffet Edsa Shangrila HotelOne of the new additions I noticed was this giant wooden boat at the Japanese area.

Heat Buffet Edsa Shangrila Hotel
All the sushi and sashimi are laid out on the boat. I really enjoyed the fresh salmon and tuna sashimi. The quality of the raw fish here is just unbeatable.

Heat Buffet Edsa Shangrila HotelThere’s a modest selection of breads. I skipped this because I wanted roti, naan, and papadams from the Indian section.

Heat Buffet Edsa Shangrila HotelCold cuts and DIY salad too. I loved the selection of dressings.

Heat Buffet Edsa Shangrila HotelThere’s a corner full of cheeses and this beauty caught my eye — Sage Derby Cheese. So… green cheese does exist! It’s my first time to see and try for myself. Tasted just like regular cheese, haha.

Heat Buffet Edsa Shangrila HotelHere’s the good old noodle station — they have a new addition, my favorite Tom Yum!

Heat Buffet Edsa Shangrila HotelTrue to the Farmer’s Market theme, there were weighing scales hanging about the buffet area. If you don’t want to DIY your salad you can choose from a lot of pre-made ones at the salad station.

Heat Buffet Edsa Shangrila HotelI can never resist Potato Salad. 🙂

Heat Buffet Edsa Shangrila HotelOMG, lobsters! Unlimited lobsters. These are actually cooked and ready to eat but you can have lobsters cooked in butter and garlic by the dimsum station.

Heat Buffet Edsa Shangrila HotelReally big mussels lined up for your eating pleasure.

Heat Buffet Edsa Shangrila HotelThere’s a Filipino station where you can get Kare-Kare, Lechon Kawali, and other Pinoy dishes.

Heat Buffet Edsa Shangrila HotelTempura is available at the Asian section.

Heat Buffet Edsa Shangrila HotelThere’s Chili Crab too, love it!

Heat Buffet Edsa Shangrila HotelThe Prawns Thermidor was soooo good. I’m allergic but I had a piece. Cheesy, creamy, and just divine.

Heat Buffet Edsa Shangrila HotelThis is the dimsum station.

Heat Buffet Edsa Shangrila HotelYou can have lobsters cooked in butter and garlic by the dimsum station. I did, hehe! You know I completely forgot to go for heavy duty meat dishes like Roast Beef. I ate mostly seafood.

Heat Buffet Edsa Shangrila HotelThe dessert I enjoyed the most was the Ginataang Halo-Halo. The best part is the chewy sticky rice balls (galapong). They normally have my favorite Puto Bumbong but not that day because their machine broke down.

Heat Buffet Edsa Shangrila HotelThey had gluten-free desserts too — specifically Flourless Cake and Creme Brulee.

Heat Buffet Edsa Shangrila HotelThere was an ice cream teppanyaki station as well as a crepe station.

Heat Buffet Edsa Shangrila HotelFrench Macarons!

Heat Buffet Edsa Shangrila HotelSuman too.

Heat Buffet Edsa Shangrila HotelTaho! When it comes to buffet desserts I find myself veering away from those little colorful cakes I used to like. These days I find them too sweet most of the time.

Heat Buffet Edsa Shangrila HotelHEAT has an Iced Tea Buffet you can avail of for an additional P200 net per head. Post-meal coffee and/or tea comes with the buffet for free.

The HEAT buffet admittedly has a smaller selection compared to say Spiral but I’m happy to say that everything is top notch in terms of quality. From the raw fish to the big meaty lobsters to the crunchy lechon kawali, I’m quite impressed! Hubby and I had a really lovely lunch break, just what we needed from a super stressful morning in the office.

HEAT buffet rates are as follows:

  • Breakfast P1,540 (Mon to Sun)
  • Lunch P1,800 (Mon to Sat) / P2,500 (Sun)
  • Dinner P2,100 (Sun to Thurs) / P2,300 (Fri Seafood Night and Sat BBQ Night)

HEAT
G/F EDSA Shangri-la Hotel
1 Garden Way, Ortigas Center, Mandaluyong City
633-8888

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