Enjoy an Unforgettable Peranakan Buffet Experience at PARKROYAL COLLECTION Marina Bay’s Peppermint in Collaboration with One-MICHELIN-Starred Auntie Gaik Lean’s Old School Eatery from Penang

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Indulge in the delicious and authentic Peranakan dishes during Ramadan at Peppermint’s all-you-can-eat buffet. For the first time, the restaurant has teamed up with Auntie Gaik Lean’s Old School Eatery, a one-MICHELIN-starred restaurant from Penang, Malaysia, to offer a mouth-watering dining experience.

Peppermint’s Chef de Cuisine Leon Yee is proud to collaborate with Chef Owner Beh Gaik Lean of Auntie Gaik Lean’s Old School Eatery to present a range of heritage Peranakan dishes, as they are traditionally prepared and enjoyed in Penang from now till 30 April 2023.

First Time in Singapore: Discover Signature Peranakan Dishes from One MICHELIN-Starred Auntie Gaik Lean’s Old School Eatery

Auntie Gaik Lean’s Old School Eatery was one the four restaurants awarded with one MICHELIN Star in the inaugural edition of the MICHELIN Guide Kuala Lumpur and Penang. The chef owner, affectionately known as Auntie Gaik Lean by her fans and loyal diners is a fourth-generation Nyonya who began her culinary journey at the tender age of 12, learning from her mother’s rigorous tutelage.

Having devoted many years to refining and preserving Nyonya cooking methods and recipes, Auntie Gaik Lean is proud to offer Singapore a taste of her culinary legacy. Among the dishes presented are her signature Brinjal Sambal (eggplant stir-fried in shrimp belachan sambal), Egg Belanda (sweet and sour egg in tamarind sauce) and Kerabu Kacang Botol (four-angled bean salad). She also cooks up Fish Curry Tumis (hot and sour fish curry) and fragrant Assam Prawns (prawns stir-fried in tamarind paste) that are perfect to go with Nasi Ulam (steamed herbed rice with ulam). 

Bolder flavours are served in meat dishes like Curry Kapitan (Captain’s chicken curry in coconut milk with potatoes) and Beef Rendang (spiced beef in caramelised coconut curry). Dessert sweetens the whole affair with Pulut Hitam with Fresh Santan (black glutinuous rice porridge with coconut milk) and Ubi Kayu with Gula Melaka (poached sweet potato in Gula Melaka treacle).

Chef Leon Yee’s Age-Old Recipes Returns by Popular Demand

Auntie Gaik Lean’s dishes perfectly complement Chef Leon’s variety of age-old Peranakan recipes, handed down from his great grandmother, which feature all-time favourites like Ayam Buah Keluak (Chicken with fermented pangium edule seeds), Itek Sio (Braised duck leg with tamarind and coriander), Sustainable Crispy Barramundi, served with Udang Kering (Sustainably sourced barramundi, cooked with dried shrimp chilli paste), Black Angus Beef Oxtail Pongteh (Angus beef oxtail, stewed with fermented soy bean paste), the  popular Wok Fried Seafood Dry Laksa, and the signature Blue Pea Rice Lemak, served with Spicy Coconut Floss, and more!

Desserts include traditional favourites, such as Pulut Hitam Cake (Black glutinous rice, served with coconut milk), Pandan Kaya Cake with house-made Kaya, as well as Bubor Cha Cha, Chendol Cake, Ondeh Ondeh Swiss Roll, served with Gula Melaka, and more.

Hurry, bring your family and friends to enjoy this delightful selection of heritage Peranakan dishes, available at Peppermint’s all-you-can-eat buffet!

In celebration of Peppermint’s Peranakan buffet spread,  Peppermint welcome guests aged 55 years and above* to dine with them for $55 nett during lunch from 13 March until 21 April. Children below the age of 12* dine for free with every one paying adult guest on weekends for lunch from 18 March until 21 April.

*Terms and Conditions apply.

Ramadan Specials for Iftar

During the holy season of Ramadan, diners can enjoy complimentary refreshments, Iced Bandung and Pandan Iced Tea, specially concocted to kick-start Iftar.

The Flavours of Peranakan all-you-can-eat-buffet at Peppermint is priced at:

Weekday Lunch (Mondays to Fridays excluding public holidays, 12:00pm to 2:30pm)

SGD68++ per adult and SGD34++ per child (6 to 12 years old)

Weekday Dinner (Mondays to Thursdays excluding eve of public holidays and public holidays, 6:30pm to 10:00pm)

SGD98++ per adult and SGD49++ per child (6 to 12 years old)

Weekend Lunch (Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays, 12:00pm to 3:00pm)

SGD78++ per adult and SGD39++ per child (6 to 12 years old)

Weekend Dinner (Fridays to Sundays, eve of public holidays and public holidays, 6:30pm to 10:00pm)

SGD108++ per adult and SGD54++ per child (6 to 12 years old)



Level four

6 Raffles Boulevard, Singapore 039594

Opening Hours


  • 12:00pm to 2:30pm (Mondays to Fridays)
  • 12:00pm to 3:00pm (Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays)


  • 30pm to 11:00pm (Daily)


Tel: 6845 1111

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://bit.ly/Peppermint-sg

Nearest MRT:  Esplanade Station (CC3)


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