The breakfast buffet service ended at 9am, so we were forced to have an earlier breakfast. There was a lot of food, but not a lot of standouts. They had okra with a peanut sauce (originally I thought it had chopped natto on it because the paste looked sticky), a perfectly poached (and cold) egg, watery porridge, weak miso, almond agar agar jelly, natural yoghurt along with a bowl of marmalade to be added on top, salads, cold vermicelli and black fungus, corn soup, grilled fish, huge blocks...

The food wasn’t that great at this dinner buffet and the restaurant area was a bit dingy-looking. Among the selections were: sashimi, thin steak, barbequed fish on a stick, yam/tofu/square squishy thing on a stick with ground bean paste, salad, black pork ramen, soba, beef/carrot stew, fish/daikon stew, battered prawns, chilli and sesame seed lotus root, mayonnaise chicken, tofu with pork, grilled fish, vermicelli/wombok/shrimp/quail egg soup, soy milk soup, stew with long, flat wheat strips (sort of like the Malaysian ‘peasant’ noodle, mee hoon kueh, but not) and...