Mention the word “Korean BBQ”, and the flavourful choices of familiar meat like pork belly, pork neck and beef short ribs quickly come to mind. All grilled, dipped with sauces of your choice and paired with assorted banchan (Korean side dishes). No doubt a wholesome meal worth enjoying no matter with family, friends or your loved ones. Well, long story short, here’s the 2022 edition of Top 10 Korean BBQ in Singapore!
1) I’m KIM Korean BBQ
Here’s a sought-after Korean BBQ place that is primarily known for its affordably-priced buffet. Available for lunch and dinner sessions, I’m Kim Korean BBQ’s buffet starts from $16.90 for adults. Senior citizens above 60 years of age and students with valid student passes, in the meantime, can enjoy discounted prices. Choices are aplenty here but whatever you do, don’t forget to taste their spicy-licious signature volcano chicken.
2) Super Star K
This Tanjong Pagar-based Korean BBQ joint serves traditional charcoal-grilled meats, covering from prime beef (kalbissal) to black pork belly (kurobuta), salted pork neck and black pepper chicken. Delicious meats aside, you can also pair your meal with other side dishes like kimchi stew and seafood pancake. Most customers who patronised Super Star K enjoy the freshness and overall quality of its food, coupled with friendly services all around.
3) Wang Dae Bak Korean BBQ
Wang Dae Bak is no stranger to most local Korean BBQ lovers, given its longstanding establishment since 2011. Expect quality, yet reasonably-priced barbecued meats such as marinated pork collar, boneless prime ribs and thin-sliced beef belly. You can also look forward to premium cuts like Truffle or Chestnut Duroc Pork Belly or Collar. And don’t forget to pair your meat selection with delicious add-ons like half-half pancake (kimchi + seafood), steamed egg and seafood tofu soup.
4) Don Dae Bak Restaurant
Don Dae Bak’s speciality lies in its authentic and traditional Korean BBQ. And that means you can expect the meat to be charcoal-grilled rather than using the gas stove. Some of their must-try meat selections include boneless prime rib, marinated pork and herb wine pork belly. Their assorted add-ons are equally recommended as well, namely kimchi pancake and spicy seafood tofu soup. You can enjoy a free-flow buffet style for just $29.90++ (adult) and $19.90++ (child) up to 90 minutes.
5) 2D1N Soju Bang
Located at Tanjong Pagar, 2D1N Soju Bang offers plenty of reasonably-priced meat choices such as black pork belly and beef short ribs. Not to forget complimentary and yes, unlimited banchan to pair with your main meal. Apart from serving traditional Korean BBQ, their menu also includes Western-style Korean side dishes like bulgogi fries and even carbonara tteokbokki.
6) Eight Korean BBQ
Ever wanted to sample different flavours of pork belly? Here, at Eight Korean BBQ, you get to try their signature 8 Colours Set, offering both light and heavy flavours such as Original, Wine, Miso and Red Pepper Paste using only premium cuts of pork belly. They also serve other quality meat choices like grass-fed beef, ribeye and US prime beef.
7) Seorae Korean Charcoal BBQ (Plaza Singapura)
Seorae’s history stretches way back to its native country in South Korea in 2007 and their restaurant is particularly known for its pork skirt meat. Seorae made its overseas debut in Singapore in Plaza Singapura in 2015 and has since expanded to a few more outlets. This includes Jem, Tampines Mall and Serangoon NEX. First-timers wouldn’t want to miss their signature Galmaegisal (that would be the aforementioned pork skirt meat, which is specially marinated with authentic Korean spices). Other succulent meat options include Black Pork Hangjeongsal (US pork jowl), LA Galbi (prime beef short-ribs) and Woosamgyeob (thinly-sliced US beef short plate).
8) Ssikkek Korean BBQ @ Oriental Plaza
For just $25.80++ (weekdays)/$27.80++ (weekends), you get to enjoy a scrumptious array of meat galore at Ssikkek Korean BBQ. Among the many choices available include pork belly, smoked bacon, pork collar, beef short ribs, beef short plate and spicy chicken galbi, just to name a few. If you plan to dine at their restaurant, it’s best to book a table to avoid disappointment.
9) Chang Korean BBQ Restaurant
Quality matters when comes to their choices of meats at Chang Korean BBQ Restaurant. Here, they use imported meat from the likes of Australia, Spain and the U.S., offering exquisite selections like prime boneless short rib, Wagyu ribeye, Kurobuta pork belly/collar and marinated pork rib. Apart from good foods, expect an overall elegant ambience of a dining restaurant located at the serene enclave of Dempsey Hill.
10) GO! K-BBQ
If there’s one thing special about Go! K-BBQ, it has to be their signature aged meat. Expect a tender, yet robust flavour profile of quality aged meat such as black pork belly and black pork jowl. Other choices available include seasoned black pork, marinated beef ribs and beef brisket. You can locate Go! K-BBQ at Amoy Street and Bukit Timah Plaza.
That’s not all! More Top 10s in Singapore are waiting to be discovered!
The compilation of this list was made from accumulation of Public Votes at TallyPress.com.
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