Embark on a culinary journey through the vibrant streets of Singapore with our guide to the 15 best Korean restaurants. From the sizzle of barbecue grills to the rich flavors of traditional stews, these dining establishments promise an immersive experience, bringing the best of Korean cuisine to the heart of the Lion City. Discover the perfect blend of authenticity and innovation as you explore these gastronomic gems.
Nami Korean Grill House by Hanjip
Credit: Nami Korean Grill House by Hanjip
Nami Korean Grill House by Hanjip delivers a broad assortment of aged Australian Wagyu, USDA Prime Beef, and Kurobuta Berkshire Pork options ensuing our sister restaurant, Hanjip Korean Grill House. Discover and relish the unique flavor of real Korean barbecue in the city of Lions. At Nami Korean Grill House, we uphold the genuine customs of offering only the best to our visitors by carefully selecting all of our meats. Enjoy our specialties, the Nami Platter, Ginseng Chicken Soup, Spicy Handmade Tofu Stew, Seafood Pancake, and Soy Marinated Crab, together with a carefully chosen assortment of traditional Korean drinks, like as Soju and Makgeolli, while you take in the chic, sophisticated ambiance and sizzling charcoal-grilled meats.
예약 YeYak Korean Restaurant
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Compared to Singapore’s Korean restaurant scene, Yeyak혈약 Korean Restaurant provides a completely different experience. We use traditional Korean recipes to make our delicacies. We invite you to taste our rustic, home-style cuisine at our quaint restaurant.
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We suggest visiting a Korean-owned restaurant and BBQ joint if you’re ever in the Jalan Besar neighborhood!
One of the specialty dishes is marinated pork rib, which goes well with other must-tries like Ox Tripe and Nak Gop Sae for a satisfyingly protein-rich lunch. Banchan, or side dishes, come in a variety of forms and are always changing.
Omma Korean Charcoal BBQ
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OMMA, which means “mother” in Korean, is a brand-new restaurant concept that offers premium Korean barbecue in a chic and modern setting. It’s a visual escape from the busy city, a trip into rural Seoul where time appears to stand still. It depicts the scene of ajumma getting together in their quaint homes for a roast feast made with wood from various mountains.
Address: 126 Telok Ayer St, Singapore 068595
Tel: +65 8861 0376
90 Minutes - Korean Tteokbokki Hotpot Buffet
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We finally located a store unit at Rendezvous Hotel after a protracted search for one that matches our concept. We assigned our interior designers the challenge of reproducing it, drawing inspiration from the streets of Seoul. We had always dreamed of owning a welcoming and comfortable restaurant. Together with a Tteokbokki hotpot to satisfy everyone’s appetite, we really hope that everyone enjoys their meal and spreads the good news to their loved ones.
Address: 9 Bras Basah Rd, #01-01, Singapore 189559
Tel: +65 6957 7778
Hanjip Korean Grill House
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HANJIP Korean Grill House, which opened in 2020, aims to be Singapore’s most genuine traditional Korean barbecue restaurant. Our restaurant is one of the largest Korean barbecue joints, spanning more than 5,000 square feet. Situated at the center of Clarke Quay, HANJIP is proud of its extensive assortment of USDA Prime Beef, Australia Wagyu, and Kurobuta Berkshire Pork. Our flagship cuts, USDA Prime Beef and Australia Wagyu, are carefully aged to retain their succulent suppleness while gaining more flavor and texture. Our flawless menu is complemented by outstanding service. In any of our seven carefully chosen private dining rooms, start your adventure into unmatched K-BBQ bliss.
Seoul Yummy - NEX
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2008 saw the founding of Seoul Yummy by Frank and Laura. Frank discovered the F&B profession to be his true calling. In addition, he observed a growing K-Pop movement and recognized it as a promising prospect. Laura is familiar with the components and cooking methods that go into creating the ideal Korean cuisine because she is Korean.
Kimchi Dining | Korean Restaurant Singapore
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It’s important to note that Korean cuisine has become more popular throughout the world in part because of its focus on using fresh, healthful ingredients and well-balanced flavors. Kimchi Dining is a distinctive and flavorful Korean dining experience that will delight anyone wishing to try something different and interesting! Our Korean noodle dishes are just one example of how we take pride in delivering the best of Korea to your table. Made with real, 100% buckwheat brown rice noodles that are imported straight from Korea, they offer a taste of history that is unmatched.
Taste of Korea 찐 (JJIN)
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Our well-chosen culinary crew specializes in a wide range of Korean delicacies and has a wealth of experience from a variety of backgrounds. From classic Korean Gukbap to Chinese-Korean Jjajangmyeon, we want to provide you the most delectable and genuine selection of Korean cuisine. In order to give you with the best meats and cuts for a genuine Korean barbecue experience, our Korean meat specialist carefully preserves our meat in a temperature-controlled atmosphere. We also take pride in offering our four house-made sauces, which go well with the meat.
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Sin Manbok is a Korean restaurant in Tanjong Pagar that prides itself on offering good value BBQ with prices lower than other Korean BBQ places. The restaurant boasts a new style of Korean BBQ, providing customers with a unique and enjoyable dining experience. Whether you’re a BBQ enthusiast or someone looking to explore Korean cuisine, Sin Manbok aims to deliver delicious food at affordable prices in a welcoming atmosphere.
Address: 81 Tg Pagar Rd, Singapore 088502
Tel: +65 6221 7030
Ju Shin Jung Alexandra
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JUSHINJUNG is Singapore’s first Korean charcoal-grilled restaurant. Prior to the late 2000s Korean restaurant boom in Singapore, JUSHINJUNG established its first West Coast location and progressively extended its reach to the East Coast and central regions. JUSHINJUNG has been making every effort to teach the local population about the then-exotic Korean barbecue cuisine, to revive the nostalgic flavors for the Korean community in Singapore, and to offer high-quality service and a wide variety of Korean cuisine, from traditional to fusion dishes.
Address: 991B Alexandra Rd, #02-08/09 10/11, Singapore 119970
Tel: +65 6464 0872
HANKANG POCHA 한강포차
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HANKANG POCHA, also known as Hangang Pocha, prides itself on being the most affordable Korean Pocha in town. Offering a variety of delectable options such as Fried Chicken, Korean BBQ, Bulgogi, and Traditional Korean Cuisine, the restaurant ensures a delightful culinary experience. Specializing in Soju & Beer Chicken, patrons can enjoy a perfect blend of flavors at budget-friendly prices. HANKANG POCHA invites guests to indulge in a unique and pocket-friendly Korean dining adventure.
Address: 50 Tg Pagar Rd, Singapore 088471
Tel: +65 6022 1860
Bulgogi Syo (Woodleigh Mall)
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Gogi stands for the best meats, Bul for fire, the center of cooking, and Syo for the show element of fire, which is essential to a wonderful meal. Fire and Meat combine in perfect harmony in Bulgogi Syo, which is presented with a hint of feeling!
Hansang Korean Family Restaurant
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Hansang Korean Family Restaurant stands out for its authentic and delicious Korean cuisine, offering a diverse menu with options ranging from cold noodles, sweet fried pork, stews to black sauce noodles. Guests appreciate the fast service, making it convenient for families, even those with kids. The generous portions and delicious flavors, especially highlighted by the pork belly BBQ set, leave patrons satisfied. With friendly and helpful staff, Hansang Korean Family Restaurant is highly recommended for a delightful Korean dining experience. The restaurant provides a welcoming environment for both regulars and newcomers.
Address: 10 Sinaran Dr, #03-33 Square 2, Singapore 307506
Tel: +65 6397 6752
Seorae Korean Charcoal BBQ (Plaza Singapura)
Credit: Seorae Korean Charcoal BBQ (Plaza Singapura)
The first Korean restaurant in Singapore to provide the traditional Korean galmaegisal is Seorae Korean Charcoal BBQ (quality pork skirt meat). Once believed to be limited to Korean aristocracy, this rare sirloin extension—which measures just 250 grams between a full-grown pig’s belly and ribs—is now a staple on the platter of every local Korean enthusiast. The galmaegisal assumes the flavors of wagyu beef after being marinated in a delectable mixture of Korean spices and expertly grilled. It offers a juicy and soft bite.