Uncovering Singapore's Best Korean Food Restaurants in 2023 (Updated December 2023)
Are you a fan of Korean food? Then you won’t want to miss out on these amazing deals right now – we’ve gathered together some of the best discounts and offers available in your favourite Korean food restaurants and eateries.
Whether you love kimchi, bibimbap, jjangmyeon or bulgogi, there’s something here that will have your taste buds dancing with delight! So why not kick back, relax and savour the delicious flavour of Korea, all while saving some money along the way?
1. I'm Kim Korean BBQ & Shabu Shabu
Opening hours: 11.30 am - 4.30 pm, 5.30 pm - 10 pm
The sizzling-hot favorite restaurant, I'm Kim Korean BBQ & Shabu Shabu, is renowned for its superior quality cuisine at incredibly reasonable prices. Delight in tenderly-marinated meat cooked to your exact specifications, along with an array of complimentary veggies, seafoods and soups, all served within a relaxed environment that embraces the latest K-Pop culture!
Don't miss out on I'm Kim's iconic Signature Chicken Wings – made from their top-secret recipe – for the ultimate dining experience.
And thanks to its convenient location just five minutes away from Dhoby Ghaut MRT Station, you can visit I'm Kim and indulge to your heart's content!
2. Seorae Korean Charcoal BBQ
Opening hours: 11.30 am - 10 pm
Embark on a journey to the days of old Korea and its royal families. Established in South Korea in 2007, Seorae Korean Charcoal BBQ quickly became the go-to brand for 'Galmaegisal', skirt meat.
If you're looking to indulge in a taste of the past and the true essence of Korean culinary culture, Seorae Galmaegi has got you covered!
Marinated in a delightful assortment of Korean seasonings, this premium beef is cooked to sheer perfection, allowing you to enjoy all the succulent juiciness and tenderness of wagyu beef without breaking your bank.
This May, enjoy Seorae's Supreme Set, a delectable assortment of Korean BBQ meats, exclusively available at our Compass One outlet!
Now, satisfy your cravings for authentic Korean BBQ without leaving the comfort of your neighborhood. Sink your teeth into succulent cuts of meat, grilled to perfection and seasoned with savory Korean flavors.
The Supreme Set is perfect for groups of friends and family with a choice of 4 meats at $68 or 5 meats at $78. It's a complete meal that comes with an array of side dishes, such as kimchi, pickled vegetables, and steamed rice, ensuring a satisfying and well-rounded dining experience.
3. Don Dae Bak Restaurant
Opening hours: 11.30 am - 5 am
Ready for an unlimited feast of mouth-watering Korean Charcoal BBQ? Step into Don Dae Bak Restaurant, and indulge in a delicious all-you-can-eat buffet. Enjoy 90 minutes of sheer epicurean pleasure with us for only $34.90++ per person!
So don’t hesitate to satisfy your cravings for real, authentic Korean BBQ at Don Dae Bak Singapore!
Location too far for you? No worries, Don Dae Bak offers island wide delivery! Get your Don Dae Bak KBBQ fix from the comfort of your own home. What's best is you can get 20% off self collection for online orders!
4. Jinjja Chicken
Opening hours: 11 am - 9 pm
Dive into South Korea's vibrant food culture and fast-paced lifestyle at Jinjja Chicken: a trendy Korean chain restaurant renowned for its Korean Fried Chicken and Jjajangmyeon.
You'll find all the traditional treats - from Bibimbap to Seafood Jjamppong, Tteokbokki, Kimbap, and Bulgogi Burgers - in a vibrant yet relaxed atmosphere. Plus, its halal-certified!
Experience the zesty flavors and unique combination of spices in every bite. Enjoy your favorite Korean bites without breaking the bank!
Students, one of your favorite Korean fast-food spots, Jinjja Chicken, offers student meals at $7.90! Head to any of their outlets to fill your stomachs after school. Simply flash your student card to enjoy the student deal and remember to share this with your friends!😉
Opening hours: 11.30 am - 9.30 pm
Craving something crunchy and juicy? Try Bonchon's double-fried, hand-battered Korean Fried Chicken!
Discover the flavorful delights of traditional Korean cuisine at Bonchon, established in 2002 in Busan, South Korea. With rapid expansion overseas, you can now indulge in succulent fried chicken and other mouth-watering dishes just a step away at Compass One mall in Sengkang.
Their secret recipe guarantees you a crispy, juicy and mouthwatering experience every time. Bring the joy of Bonchon to your next dinner party or get together - you won't regret it.
Their authentic Korean fried chicken and other hometown comfort food is cooked to perfection, ready to tickle your taste buds. Get the widest range of delicious dishes on their menu today, and visit one of their restaurants for the ultimate dining experience. Come home to Bonchon and start your delicious journey now!
6. Seoul Garden
Address: Full list of locations
Opening hours: 11.30 am - 10.30 pm
Seoul Garden has revolutionized the Grill-and-Steamboat experience since its founding in 1983, by making it simple and fun for young patrons and families alike. With its unique self-cooking system, they no longer need to depend on chefs—allowing them to enjoy a dynamic, interactive dining experience!
Gather around the table and treat yourself to a delicious, all-you-can-eat feast with halal-friendly restaurant, Seoul Garden!
Opening hours: 11.30 am - 9.30 pm
Craving for some hearty Korean food? Let Ajumma's be your go-to destination!
Ajumma's is an oasis of homestyle Korean cooking at pocket-friendly prices. Despite being low-key and service charge-free, this hidden gem is one of the most talked-about spots in the Dhoby Ghaut area.
From classic barbecue dishes to comforting stews, every meal here won't break the bank — so why not indulge your cravings before, after or even during your lunch hour?
Opening hours: 11.30 am - 10 pm
Pizza Maru is a South Korean pizza chain that has made its way to Singapore, offering a unique and innovative take on the classic Italian dish.
Known for its signature Green Tea Dough, Pizza Maru Singapore has quickly become a popular destination for those looking to indulge in delicious and creative pizzas.
The menu includes a range of options, from classic margherita and pepperoni pizzas to more adventurous options like the Korean Bulgogi pizza, the sweet potato mousse pizza, and the sweet potato and cranberry pizza.
Pizza Maru Singapore is a must-visit for anyone looking to try something new and delicious. With its creative pizza options, it offers a fresh and exciting take on the traditional pizza experience. Keep this article in view for any upcoming promotions at Pizzamaru!
9. GoroGoro Steamboat & Korean Buffet
Opening hours: 11.30 am - 3.30 pm, 5.30 pm - 10 pm
GoroGoro Steamboat & Korean Buffet is a popular dining destination for Korean hotpot and buffet-style dining. The restaurant is located in The Centrepoint shopping mall in the Orchard Road shopping district.
The hotpot at GoroGoro Steamboat is the centerpiece of the dining experience, where diners can customize their own soup base with a variety of ingredients. The buffet spread includes a wide selection of Korean dishes, such as kimchi, japchae, bibimbap, and grilled meats.
GoroGoro Steamboat & Korean Buffet is currently offering a May Nett Promo for their hotpot buffet. The promo allows three diners to enjoy the hotpot buffet for 3 at just $55 NETT. The regular price for the same deal is $67.
In conclusion, Singapore’s Korean food scene is one that is bustling with potential. The number of Korean restaurants in Singapore has grown exponentially over the past few years and continues to do so. With more variety, better deals, and inventive dishes being created by chefs all over the country – there is no telling what will be available in 2023! The future of Korean food in Singapore looks bright, and this article was just a hint of what’s to come.
Editor's Note: This post was originally published on 17 February, 2023 and was updated on 1 Dec, 2023 for accuracy.