The best Korean BBQ hotspots in Singapore

You will probably smell like BBQ, but it's worth it.

The best Korean BBQ hotspots in Singapore
The best Korean BBQ hotspots in Singapore
23 Apr 2019

The best Korean BBQ hotspots in Singapore

If there's one thing we love more than Thai BBQ aka mookata, it's Korean BBQ. And being a veritable melting pot of cultures and cuisines, the Lion City has its fair share of great Korean restaurants to enjoy all that chargrilled goodness. Here are some of our favourites.  

Daessiksin
Daessiksin
23 Apr 2019

Daessiksin

A Korean restaurant under the Ministry of Food brand, Daessiksin's Korean buffet is truly a meat-lover's dream come true. Get your fill from the spread of 10 to 12 marinated meats including pork, beef short ribs, and pork collar, as well as cooked dishes and unlimited flow of drinks.

Address: Various locations including Bugis+, AMK Hub, Causeway Point, Serangoon NEX, Waterway Point, and Orchard Gateway, 

Price: Weekday Lunch: $14.90++ (adult)/ $8.90++ (child); Dinner: $24.90++/$18.90++; Weekend and PH (all day): $24.90++/ $18.90++

Opening hours: Orchard Gateway – Mon -Thurs: 11:30am-3:30pm, 5:30-10pm; Fri: 11:30am-3:30pm, 5:30-10:30pm; Sat: 11:30am-10:30pm; Sun: 11:30am-10pm

Don Dae Bak
Don Dae Bak
22 Apr 2019

Don Dae Bak

Don Dae Bak prides itself for offering a charcoal barbecue experience rather than the usual gas barbecue grills in most restaurants. And since they only have one outlet, it is packed during the buffet hours. Everything from the side dishes, drinks and of course, the assortment of meats, are all free flow.

Address: 35 Kreta Ayer Road, Singapore 089000

Price: Mon – Thurs: $25.90++; Fri – Sun: $27.90++

Opening hours: Mon – Thurs: 11:30am-3:00pm, 5:00pm-5:00am; Fri – Sun: 11:30am-5:00am

I'm Kim Junior
I'm Kim Junior
22 Apr 2019

I'm Kim Junior

What sets I’m Kim Junior, which is opened by serial-entrepreneur Elim Chew, apart from the other buffet restaurants is in addition to its marinated meats and seafood, it also offers an array of ingredients for customers to zhng and customise the galbi to their liking.

Address: 2 Orchard Link, *SCAPE, #03-01, Singapore 237978

Price: Weekday Lunch: $14.90++ (adult), Weekend and PH Lunch: $24.9++; Weekday Dinner (Mon – Thurs): $24.90++; Fri – Sun and PH: $25.90++

Opening hours: Daily: 11:30am-3:30pm, 5:30pm-10:30pm

K.Cook Korean BBQ Buffet
K.Cook Korean BBQ Buffet
22 Apr 2019

K.Cook Korean BBQ Buffet

K.Cook Korean BBQ is known for its value-for-money buffet. While its meat selection does not feature special cuts, it is enough to satisfy your BBQ meat craving. The buffet spread also includes your favourite Korean side dishes that pair well with grilled meat.

Address: 181 Orchard Road, Orchard Central, #07-01, Singapore 238896

Price: Lunch: $14.90++ (adult); Dinner: $24.90++

Opening hours: Daily: 11:30am – 3.00pm, 4.00pm – 10.00pm

Hyang To Gol Korean Restaurant
Hyang To Gol Korean Restaurant
23 Apr 2019

Hyang To Gol Korean Restaurant

If you’re looking to have Korean BBQ in a fine dining setting, Hyang To Gol Restaurant in Amara Hotel is the place to go. The stars are the flavour-packed grilled meats, as well as other Korean delicacies and staples. Despite the luxurious setting, prices are still affordable for the quality they have to offer.  

Address: 165 Tanjong Pagar Road, Amara Hotel, Level 2, Singapore 088539

Price: $60-80 per person

Opening hours: Daily: 11:30am-3:00pm, 6:00pm-11:00pm

Photo: Eat Dreamlove via burpple

Super Star K
Super Star K
23 Apr 2019

Super Star K

Unlike the other eateries on this list, no-fuss Korean BBQ restaurant Super Star K only features an ala-carte menu. Expect the usual suspects like black pepper pork neck, seasoned chicken and bulgogi. If you are not a fan of grilling your own meat, you can get the staff to cook it for you.

Address: 75 and 99 Tanjong Pagar Road, 45 Circular Road

Price: $40-50 per person

Opening hours: Daily: 12:00pm-2pm, 5:00pm-11:00pm

Wang Dae Bak Restaurant
Wang Dae Bak Restaurant
23 Apr 2019

Wang Dae Bak Restaurant

Wang Dae Bak sticks to tradition with its charcoal fire grills. Perhaps this is the reason why it is considered one of the best Korean BBQ restaurants in Singapore. Among the must-try dishes are the marinated meats, Kimchi pancake and the Kimchi Jjigae, an anchovy base stew with pork and tofu.

Address: 22 Cross Street and 98 Amoy Street

Price: $40-50 per person

Opening hours: Mon-Sat: 10:30am-2:00pm, 5:30pm-10:30pm

Kim’s Family Food
Kim’s Family Food
23 Apr 2019

Kim’s Family Food

Authentic home-cooked dishes are what Kim’s Family Food Korean Restaurant is all about and the restaurant has an extensive menu for you to choose from. If you are feeling carnivorous, zoom in on their mouth-watering meat platters which you can grill to your satisfaction. Not to be missed are the Korean rice wine and the wide array of Korean side dishes.

Address: 17 Lorong Kilat, #01-06 Kilat Court, Singapore

Price: $30-40 per person

Opening hours: Daily, 12pm – 2:30pm; 5pm – 10pm

Photo: XYING LEE via burpple, Facebook/kimsfamilyfood

Eight Korean BBQ
Eight Korean BBQ
23 Apr 2019

Eight Korean BBQ

Eight Korean BBQ is known for its 8 Colours Set, which consists of kurobuta pork belly seasoned with eight different marinades like garlic, wine, curry and miso among others. The set, which comes with free appetisers, is good for four hungry diners.

Address: 6 Eu Tong Sen Street, The Central, #02-79/90, Singapore 059817

Price: $30-40 per person

Opening hours: Mon – Friday: 11:30am-2:30pm, 5:30pm – 10:30pm; Sat – Sun: 11:30am-10:30pm

Nanta BBQ
Nanta BBQ
23 Apr 2019

Nanta BBQ

For a traditional Korean experience with a modern twist, try Nanta Korean BBQ, which is opened by the same folks behind K.Cook. One must-try is the Cheese Dung-galbi – spicy pork ribs served on a hot plate with sizzling mozzarella cheese. It's messy, but oh so delish.

Address: 175 Thomson Road #01-175 / #01-177 Goldhill Centre

Price: $30-40 per person

Opening hours: Daily: 11:30am-3:00pm, 5:30pm-11:00pm

Gaia Korean Grill + Bar
Gaia Korean Grill + Bar
23 Apr 2019

Gaia Korean Grill + Bar

Gaia Korean Grill + Bar is the brainchild of former culinary instructor and cookbook author, Chef Chun Nam Won, who was inspired to open a restaurant that serves healthy, home-style Korean food after she was diagnosed with cancer. If you like marinated meats, we recommend their Combination Platter of pork belly, chicken, and short rib meat.

Address: 17E Lorong Liput, Holland Village, Singapore 277731

Price: $35-50 per person

Opening hours: Mon – Fri: 11:30am-2:00pm, 5:30pm-12:00am; Sat – Sun: 11:30am – 12am

Chang Korean BBQ
Chang Korean BBQ
23 Apr 2019

Chang Korean BBQ

Chang Korean BBQ is the place to go if you want a high-end dining experience. You can enjoy premium cuts such as wagyu ribeye and kurobuta belly cooked to perfection by the staff at your table. Weekends can be packed so it is best to reserve a seat for your group.

Address: 71 Loewen Road, #01-01, Singapore 248847

Price: $50-60 per person

Opening hours: Daily: 12:00pm-3:00pm, 6:00pm – 10:00pm

Seorae Singapore Charcoal Korean BBQ
Seorae Singapore Charcoal Korean BBQ
23 Apr 2019

Seorae Singapore Charcoal Korean BBQ

Seorae is one of the first Korean restaurants in Singapore to offer galmaegisa, pork skirt meat that was traditionally reserved for Korean royalty. Marinated in a delicious blend of Korean spices, the meat is rich with flavour, with the perfect combination of tenderness and juiciness.

Address: 68 Orchard Road, Singapore 238839

Price: $40-60 per person

Opening hours: Mon – Thurs & Sun: 11:30am-10:00pm; Fri – Sat: 11:30am-11:00pm

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