We had a family celebration at Melba buffet, located inside the Langham hotel with a lovely riverside view. We decided to come during a weekday lunchtime, which was the cheapest and least busy time to go. I'm still not a huge fan of buffets because of the excess, waste and greed it brings out in people - I'd personally prefer a smaller but better quality meal at a nicer restaurant. Going to buffets on every now and then is OK though, and it was a special occasion. Despite hearing that...

I've heard so much about Lentil As Anything, and I don't live too far away so I'm not sure why I haven't come earlier. There isn't any rule on when to deposit the pay-as-you-feel payment; some people paid before they'd eaten. With the payment system there's a huge reliance on honesty and fairness and I would hope the majority of people would pay appropriately though, unfortunately, I'm sure there are a few who do not. Remember it's going towards a good cause! It's quite a big space with both seating...

Mistral is a restaurant located within the Sofitel at Ponte 16. Normally the lunch buffet is 168MOP, but this January and February it has been reduced to 98MOP, or about 14AUD after including the 10% service charge. I don't particularly like the concept of buffets with the overeating, greed, waste and lack of enjoyment of the food typically involved, however, the deal was too good to refuse. Appetisers included: terrines, cured fish and meats, sushi, salads in little dishes (prawn and apple, crab, octopus and orange and capsicum, potato,...