When it comes to Korean BBQ a.k.a. K-BBQ, there’s a lot to love, whether it’s the flavourful grilled meat or side dishes you just can’t get enough of! Not to mention that grilling your own meat and enjoying it with your family or friends is certainly a wonderful experience! Depending on the menu, you get to sample different types of meat like beef, pork and lamb that complements well with assorted side dishes. That said, here are the Top 10 Places For K-BBQ in KL & Selangor!
With over 500 outlets in Korea and around the world, Shinmapo is renowned for its signature Galmaegi cut a.k.a. The Pork Skirt Meat. Apparently, this type of pork cut happens to be so premium that you can only get 200g out of a whole pig. Other than the aforementioned pork cut, they also serve various quality meats like beef bone-in short rib, pork belly and pork collar. Shinmapo caters for both small and large crowds, with their menu consisting of different BBQ sets (e.g. Pork Lover Set and The Best Beef Set). You can locate their Klang Valley outlets in The Gardens Mall and SS15 Courtyard.
2) Apple Samgyupsal Restaurant
Ever tasted a Korean BBQ meat paired with… a slice of apple? As unconventional as it may sound, that’s the unique novelty behind Apple Samgyupsal Restaurant. Try their highly-recommended Apple Platter, where it consists of the signature apple samgyupsal — applewood smoked pork belly that has already been marinated in apple sauce for 24 hours, best paired with the side serving of thinly-sliced apples. Apple Samgyupsal Restaurant has two outlets in Taman Desa and Jaya One but if you prefer to enjoy them at the comfort of your home, do check out their website below for their range of a la carte or combo meals.
3) SeoulNami Korean BBQ
Finding a Korean BBQ joint where you can bring your Muslim friend(s) along can be a daunting experience. Fortunately, here’s a place you can consider: SeoulNami Korean BBQ, which is located at The Gardens Mall. They do not serve pork, lard or alcohol in this restaurant. Their signature dish is none other than the famous Chuncheon Chicken, which comes in a different marinade of your choice, namely Spicy Hot Pepper Chicken and Sweet Honey Butter Chicken. For the ultimate BBQ chicken experience, remember to top up with the gooey cheese lava wrapped around the marinated poultry meat. Other than chicken, they also serve beef and lamb as well as other choices like spicy octopus, assorted fresh vegetables and hotpot dishes.
4) Korean BBQ House Malaysia
The name of the place says it all, where you can enjoy a wide array of Korean BBQ ranging from grilled pork belly and pork ribs to kimchi pancake and ramen noodles. They currently offer value-for-money promotions including Normal Pack, Full Pack and Galbi Pack priced from RM 25+ and above. Served in all-you-can-eat buffet style, each pack comes with complimentary ice cream. Keep in mind there that there’s a maximum time limit of 1 hour and 30 minutes for each session. You can find Korean BBQ House at The Strand, PV128 Setapak, BMC Mall, Viva Mall and Atria Shopping Gallery.
5) Palsaik Korean BBQ
If there’s one thing unique about Palsaik Korean BBQ, it has to be their Eight Coloured Pork Belly set. The set in question offers customers the chance to taste not only one but eight different types of marinades in their grilled pork belly. This includes ginseng, wine, pine, garlic, herb, curry, soybean paste and hot pepper sauces. Suitable for 2-4 persons, the signature set comes with a choice of Clear Clam Soup, Seafood Soy Bean Paste Soup or Kimchi Soup.
6) Daorae Korean BBQ Restaurant
No local introduction of Korean BBQ restaurants would be complete without mentioning Daorae, which made its debut in Desa Sri Hartamas back in the mid-2000s. Fresh and quality meat dishes are their main speciality here, where you have the choice of grilling them on your own or ask one of the friendly staff for assistance. They also offer different menu items like kimchi pancake, bibimbap and Korean rice dishes. Not to forget Daorae’s top-notch services are among the reasons for their longevity until today. Apart from their Desa Sri Hartamas outlet, you can also find them at various Klang Valley locations such as Sri Petaling, Bandar Puteri Puchong and Solaris Mont Kiara.
Hanwoori needs no introduction, given their longstanding establishment since the early-2000s in Ampang. Popularly known for their authentic Korean cuisine, they offer delectable choices of grilled meats (pork, beef and chicken) and others like Korean pancakes, noodle & rice dishes. Expect generous portions as well as friendly and attentive services.
8) Sae Ma Eul Korean BBQ
Sae Ma Eul Korean BBQ, which has several branches in Klang Valley alone, offers a no-frills and casual dining experience in an open-concept style. With exhaust fans strategically placed on top of the ceiling and grills in every table, customers get to enjoy savoury charcoal-grilled BBQ meat like pork belly and pork shoulder. They have two sets to choose from but you can also add more a la carte items, namely grilled shrimp, pork skirt meat and marinated beef ribs in special soy sauce.
9) Bamboo House Korean BBQ
This Sunway Mentari-based Bamboo House offers an all-you-can-eat buffet, with the star of the dish being the unlimited BBQ pork belly. Available for lunch and dinner in specific time limits per session, the promotion is applicable for at least 2 persons and above. Apart from the meat galore, they also include free-flow banchan (side dishes) as well as others like kimchi pancake and ice cream.
10) Haechi BBQ Restaurant
Based in Setia Alam, Haechi BBQ Restaurant offers several sets to choose from, namely Pork Set (spicy pork belly, marinated neck shoulder, neck shoulder & side dishes) and Haechi Set (chicken, pork belly, marinated neck shoulder & side dishes). If that’s not enough, they also have plenty of a la carte dishes on their menu ranging from hotpot dishes to stews, bulgogi and assorted Korean pancakes.
The compilation of this list was made from accumulation of Public Votes at TallyPress.com.