Buffets are most common in starred hotels especially during lunch hours as it provides a fast meal for hotel guests and business executives who are having a quick working lunch. Also, there is a lot of variety in terms of cuisines so it does take care of the food choices of most people including non-vegetarians, vegetarians, vegans and Jains.
Ahmedabad is a business centre so here people go for working lunches where they can discuss their business in an informal setting with a nice ambience. That is where the buffet lunch becomes the best option for many executives and businessmen. Lunch buffets are also the preferred options for kitty parties.
Most four and five-star hotels have vegetarian and non-vegetarian buffets for lunch and some also have it for dinner to cater to their clientele and these buffets have a huge spread with literally over a hundred different food items.
We give you the best buffet meals available in Ahmedabad in starred hotels
List of top star hotel restaurants serving non-vegetarian buffets in Ahmedabad
Citrus Cafe, Lemon Tree Premier - The Atrium, Ahmedabad
This restaurant is open 24 hours, all days of the week. It is part of Lemon Tree Premier Hotel. It serves snacks, lunch, dinner and any other meal you want to have. It is located in the Khanpur area. This hotel has a good lunch buffet which is popular for business meetings and office parties. This is a multi-cuisine restaurant serving North Indian, Italian, Mexican, Chinese, Asian, European, American and Continental cuisines.
Price for 2: Rs 1200
The Great Kabab Factory, Radisson Blu, Ahmedabad
This restaurant is open only in the evenings so it has unlimited meals for dinner only. It is a speciality restaurant serving Mughlai and North Indian cuisine. It has one of the best kebabs, meat grills and lovely Biryanis on its unlimited meal. They have melt-in-mouth Galauti Kebabs, Sheekh Kebabs and Tikkas.
Price for 2: Rs 2000
MoMo Café, Courtyard By Marriott, Ahmedabad
This is the coffee shop of Courtyard by Marriot, located on the ground floor adjacent to the hotel lobby. The lunch buffet here is an elaborate affair with lots of prepared dishes, dozens of salads and desserts and live counters cooking up dishes right before your eyes. It is a great place to go to for lunch.
Price for 2: Rs 1300
Essence, Crowne Plaza, Ahmedabad
Essence Restaurant is part of Hotel Crowne Plaza. It is a multi-cuisine non-vegetarian eatery. Here you can get a very nice buffet lunch catering to all sections of people. This is a large restaurant so one can mostly find a place during lunchtime even though it has a lot of footfalls for their lunch buffet.
Price for 2: Rs 2200
Zodiac, Fortune Landmark, Ahmedabad
Located on Ashram Road which is also the business centre of the city, Zodiac prides itself for its awesome lunch buffet. This is a restaurant which serves multi-cuisine lunch buffets that are elaborate and hugely popular. Here the long-time executive chef Suresh Khanna ensures that top quality food is served daily. The buffet spread is huge here.
Price for 2: Rs 1800
A published author working on her second book, Sonal worked for many years as a journalist in The Indian Express, The Asian Age and DNA Newspaper where she regularly reviewed restaurants and wrote about food. She worked in Nairobi as a general manager of a group of restaurants in another era. She loves experimenting with food but is also known for her Biryanis and Kababs and even her baking skills. She likes travelling to little known places and if she finds quaint eateries it just makes the trip more fun. Currently based in Ahmedabad, she is happy with the growing awareness of gourmet food in the city.