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25 Most Popular Places To Get Korean Food In Singapore

Singapore has long been known as a melting pot of cultures and this is highly evident through our local food scene. You can easily find a range of cuisines in Singapore including Malay, Indian, Western, Japanese and the list goes on!

Since the K-Wave hit the shores of our island a couple of years back, Korean restaurants and eateries have been springing up across the country. Today, we’re spoilt for choice when it comes to finding Korean food.

So to help you narrow down your options, we’ve listed the 25 best places to get your Korean food fix right here in Singapore with their Google ratings included!

Korean BBQ

1. Superstar K Korean BBQ (4.3 Stars)

Superstar K meat

 Price: $$

Superstar K began as a small outlet in a food court and has since grown to become one of the most popular Korean BBQ (KBBQ) restaurants in Tanjong Pagar.

It serves up a wide array of quality meat including prime beef, black pork belly and seasoned beef ribs. You can also get different kinds of stews to accompany your delicious BBQ meal such as the classic kimchi or soybean paste stew.

Superstar K outlet
Address: 75 Tanjong Pagar Road S088496 
Phone: +65 6224 0504
Opening hours: 12pm to 2pm & 5pm to 11pm (Monday to Sunday)

Superstar K2 outlet
Address: 98 Tanjong Pagar Road S088519
Phone: +65 6223 6785
Opening hours: 12pm to 2pm & 5pm to 11pm (Monday to Sunday)

2. O.BBa BBQ (4.3 Stars)

O.BBa BBQ grill

 Price: $$

O.BBa BBQ is yet another popular establishment dishing up an authentic KBBQ experience. You can enjoy a fuss-free meal as a server helps to barbeque the meat and you won’t have to worry about smelling like food thanks to the ventilation tubes at each table.

If you’re worried about long queues, the brand has another outlet located just a stone’s throw away specialising in both KBBQ and black bean sauce noodle (jjajangmyeon).

O.BBa BBQ outlet
Address: 63 Tanjong Pagar Road Singapore, Singapore 088484
Phone: +65 6222 0840
Opening hours: 11.30am to 3pm & 5pm to 11.45pm (Wednesday to Monday)

O.BBa Jjajang & BBQ outlet
Address: 59 Tanjong Pagar Road, Singapore 088484
Phone: +65 6222 0840
Opening hours: 4.30pm to 2am (Wednesday to Monday)

O.BBa Jjajang outlet
Address: 77 Tanjong Pagar Road Singapore, Singapore 088498
Phone: +65 6221 8254
Opening hours: 11.30am to 4pm & 5pm to 11pm (Wednesday to Monday)

O.BBa Jjajang & BBQ outlet
Address: 19 Cheong Chin Nam Road, Singapore 599743
Phone: +65 6463 9262
Opening hours: 11.30am to 3pm & 5pm to 11pm (Wednesday to Monday)

3. Wang Dae Bak Korean BBQ Restaurant (4.2 Stars)

Wang Dae Bak Korean BBQ

 Price: $$

Wang Dae Bak is a KBBQ brand that’s all about quality and authenticity. Enjoy different cuts of fresh meat grilled atop a smoky, charcoal grill as you soak up the rustic interior of the restaurant.

If you’re searching for a unique dining experience, the brand also has a “pocha” concept outlet at 93 Amoy Street that recreates the streetside BBQ eateries found in Korea.

Cross Street outlet
Address: 22 Cross St, #01-64, Singapore 048421
Phone: +65 6225 2646
Opening hours: 12pm to 3pm & 5.30pm to 10pm (Monday to Sunday)

Amoy Street (Pocha) outlet
Address: 93 Amoy Street, Singapore 069913
Phone: +65 6220 0322
Opening hours: 12pm to 3pm & 5.30pm to 10pm (Monday to Sunday)

Amoy Street outlet
Address: 98 Amoy Street, Singapore 069918
Phone: +65 6226 0450
Opening hours: 11.30pm to 2.30pm & 5.30pm to 10.30pm (Monday to Sunday)

4. Guiga Korean BBQ Restaurant (4.2 Stars)

Guiga Korean BBQ

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 Price: $$

Guiga Korean BBQ Restaurant is a rustic-looking establishment decorated with wooden furniture and oriental dividers.

On its menu, you can find the typical beef and pork cuts as well as pork belly sliced as thinly as 2mm and 5mm respectively!

Address: 134 Tanjong Pagar Road, Singapore 088538
Phone: +65 6221 3001
Opening hours: 11am to 3pm & 5pm to 12pm (Monday to Thursday); 11am to 3pm & 5pm to 2am (Friday); 11am to 2am (Saturday); 11am to 12am (Sunday)

5. 8 Korean BBQ (4.1 Stars)

8 Korean BBQ

 Price: $$

8 Korean BBQ’s iconic 8 Colours Set features 8 distinct flavours of premium pork belly slices including wine, curry and ginseng. 

Apart from this, the BBQ restaurant also offers high-quality beef such as Japanese Wagyu that’s sure to melt in your mouth!

The Central outlet
Address: 6 Eu Tong Sen Street, #02-79/90 The Central, Singapore 059817
Phone: +65 8692 1188
Opening hours: 11.30am to 2.30pm & 5.30 to 10.30pm (Monday to Friday), 11.30am to 10.30pm (Saturday to Sunday)

Shaw Centre outlet
Address: Shaw Centre #04-20/21, 1 Scotts Rd, Singapore 228208
Phone: +65 9018 9212
Opening hours: 11.30am to 2.30pm & 5.30pm to 10.30pm (Monday to Friday), 11.30am to 10.30pm (Saturday to Sunday)

6. Seoul Restaurant (4.1 Stars)

Seoul Restaurant

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 Price: $$$

Located at the Regent Hotel, Seoul Restaurant promises to deliver a superior, authentic Korean dining experience.

On its menu, you can find a variety of high-quality BBQ meat such as beef rib-eye, preserved prime pork rib and Wagyu grade beef striploin. As such, this restaurant is on the more pricey spectrum of KBBQ dining.

Address: #03-02 Regent Hotel, No.1 Cuscaden Road, Singapore 249715
Phone: +65 6338 8548
Opening hours: 12pm to 2.30pm & 5.30pm to 10.30pm (Monday to Friday); 12pm to 3pm & 5.30pm to 10.30pm (Saturday, Sunday and Public Holiday)

7. The GOGIJIP Korean BBQ (4 Stars)

The Gogijip

 Price: $$

Aside from the typical beef and pork offerings, the GOGIJIP offers one of the finest types of pork in the world – Iberico pork. Raised free-range with an all-natural diet, this speciality item is sure to satisfy your taste buds.

If you’re craving for more than just KBBQ, the GOGIJIP also has an extensive menu of Korean dishes including soy sauce and pepper powder marinated crab (ganjang gejang) and beef tartare (yuk hwe).

Address: 72 Tanjong Pagar Road, Singapore 088493
Phone: +65 6224 0667
Opening hours: 12pm to 12am (Tuesday to Thursday); 12pm to 3pm & 6pm to 12am (Friday to Sunday)

8. Jangsu Korean BBQ (3.9 Stars)

Jangsu Korean BBQ

 Price: $$

Jangsu Korean BBQ is a small, homey restaurant located on one of the streets of Serangoon. It’s operated by a Korean couple and offers authentic food at affordable prices.

The restaurant only uses 100% aged meat so if you’re all about that juicy, tender meat, then you should definitely give Jangsu Korean BBQ a try!

Address: 19 Teck Chye Terrace, Singapore 545725
Phone: +65 6289 4104
Opening hours: 12pm to 3pm & 5.30pm to 10pm (Monday to Sunday)

9. Bornga (3.8 Stars)

Bornga Singapore

 Price: $$

Bornga was started by Korean Celebrity Chef Paik Jong Won and features his signature sliced beef seasoned with a secret marinade.

While a waiter will barbeque your meat for you by default, you can also request to do-it-yourself and enjoy the full KBBQ dining experience.

VivoCity outlet
Address: 1 Harbourfront Walk #02-123/124, VivoCity Singapore, Singapore 098585
Phone: +65 6376 8268
Opening hours: 11.30pm to 10pm (Monday to Sunday)

Suntec City outlet
Address: 3 Temasek Blvd, Singapore 038983
Phone: +65 6836 3291
Opening hours: 11.30pm to 10pm (Monday to Sunday)


Korean Fried Chicken

10. Waker Chicken (4.3 Stars)

Waker Chicken

 Price: $
 Flavours: Original crispy, sweet spicy, soy sauce, honey butter

Waker Chicken is a lesser-known brand hidden away in a coffee shop within Toa Payoh.

Despite its simplicity, its authentic flavours and affordable prices make it a favourite among locals and keep diners coming back for more!

Address: 125 Lor 1 Toa Payoh, Singapore 310125
Phone: +65 9777 4879
Opening hours: 12pm to 3pm & 4.30pm to 9pm (Monday, Wednesday to Thursday); 12pm to 3pm & 4.30pm to 8pm (Friday to Saturday); 12pm to 3pm & 4.30pm to 8.30pm (Sunday)

11. Kko Kko Na Ra (4.1 Stars)

Kko Kko Na Ra

 Price: $$
 Flavours: Original, sweet and spicy, spicy garlic, soy garlic, cheese sprinkle, honey, mala

Established in 2008, Kko Kko Na Ra is a popular fried chicken restaurant featuring both classic and unique flavours. 

Get a taste of their signature garlic soy sauce chicken or try some mala fried chicken for a local twist!

Address: 68 Tanjong Pagar Road, Singapore 088489
Phone: +65 6224 8186
Opening hours: 12pm to 12am (Tuesday to Saturday); 6pm to 12am (Sunday)

12. Twins Korean Restaurant (4.1 Stars)

Twins Korean Restaurant

 Price: $$
 Flavours: Original, sweet and spicy, soy garlic, cheese

Set up by twin brothers Park Sung Jae and Park Woo Jae, Twins Korean Restaurant is a little establishment serving an array of delightful fried chicken.

Aside from Korean fried chicken, you can also find other dishes such as jjamppong and army stew on the menu if you prefer some variety.

Address: 7 Craig Road, Singapore 089667
Phone: +65 6221 5205
Opening hours: 11.30am to 3pm, 5pm to 12am (Monday to Saturday); 5pm to 11pm (Sunday)

13. Chicken Up (4.1 Stars)

Chicken Up

 Price: $$
 Flavours: Original, sweet and spicy, soy, sweet

If you’re looking for classic flavours, Chicken Up is the right place for you. 

With only 3 flavours of fried chicken, Chicken Up ensures to deliver a flavour bomb that’ll keep you coming back for more.

You can also pair your fried chicken meal with some fun sides such as kimchi and bulgogi fries.

Tanjong Pagar outlet
Address: 48 Tanjong Pagar Road #01-01, Singapore 088469
Phone: +65 6327 1203
Opening hours: 11.30am to 10.30pm (Monday to Sunday)

Buangkok outlet
Address: Blk 277C Compassvale Link #01-13 (Unit No.2A), Singapore 543277
Phone: +65 6481 4495
Opening hours: 11am to 11pm (Sunday to Thursday); 11am to 2am (Friday to Saturday)

14. Woorinara Korean Restaurant (3.9 Stars)

Woorinara Korean Chicken

 Price: $$
 Flavours: Original, sweet and spicy, soy, cheese, soy garlic

Woorinara is a cosy restaurant found within the Bukit Timah district serving authentic Korean cuisine.

It specialises in Korean fried chicken with classic flavours such as soy sauce, garlic and soy garlic chicken. The chicken is accompanied by 8 side dishes and some radish kimchi to cut through the rich flavours.

Address: 19 Lor Kilat, #01-02, Singapore 598120
Phone: +65 6464 9282
Opening hours: 11am to 3pm & 5pm to 11pm (Monday to Sunday)

15. Chir Chir (3.8 Stars)

Chir Chir Fried Chicken

 Price: $$
 Flavours: Crispy, spicy, soy garlic, garlic roasted, rosemary, spicy BBQ, honey butter, kkan pung, nacho

Chir Chir is one of the most popular Korean fried chicken chains in Singapore. As a brand that values consistency, they import all their sauces and marinades straight from Korea.

Known for their generous sharing portions, Chir Chir is the perfect place to dine with friends and family and indulge in your ‘chimaek’ (chicken-beer) cravings!

[email protected] outlet
Address: [email protected], #B3-04/05/06, 313 Orchard Road, Singapore 238895
Phone: +65 6509 8364
Opening hours: 11am to 10pm (Sunday to Thursday); 11am to 11pm (Friday to Saturday)

Bugis Junction outlet
Address: Bugis Junction #02-50, 200 Victoria Street, Singapore 188021
Phone: +65 6251 0598
Opening hours: 11am to 10pm (Sunday to Thursday); 11am to 11pm (Friday to Saturday)

JEM outlet
Address: JEM #04-13/14, 50 Jurong Gateway Road, Singapore 608549
Phone: +65 6262 6171
Opening hours: 11am to 10pm (Sunday to Thursday); 11am to 11pm (Friday to Saturday)

Hot Food

16. Kim Dae Mun Korean Food (4.3 Stars)

Kim Dae Mun Korean Restaurant

 Price: $

Kim Dae Mun is an affordable, no-frills Korean dining establishment located along Orchard Road.

It serves traditional hotplate dishes such as stir-fried beef or chicken and fried mandu among many other flavourful Korean dishes.

Address: 100 Orchard Road, #01-03D Concorde Shopping Mall, Singapore 238840
Phone: +65 6737 6857
Opening hours: 11am to 8pm (Tuesday to Sunday)

17. Hyang Yeon Korean Restaurant (4.3 Stars)

Hyang Yeon Korean Restaurant

 Price: $$

Hyang Yeon Korean Restaurant is dedicated to offering simple yet delicious Korean food. Enjoy a delectable meal amidst a traditional yet modern interior.

For the health-conscious diners, Hyang Yeon offers a brown rice option so you can enjoy a more guilt-free meal.

Amoy Street outlet
Address: 80 Amoy Street, Singapore 069899
Phone: +65 6221 6368
Opening hours: 11.30am to 3pm & 5.30pm to 11pm (Tuesday to Friday); 11.30am to 3pm & 5pm to 11pm (Saturday to Sunday); 5pm to 11pm (Public Holiday)

Chinatown Point outlet
Address: 133 New Bridge Road #02-35, Chinatown Point, Singapore 059413
Phone: +65 6694 9566
Opening hours: 11.30am to 3pm & 5.30pm to 10pm (Monday to Sunday); 5pm to 10.30pm (Public Holiday)

Tanjong Pagar outlet
Address: 2 Peck Seah Street #01-02, Airview Building, Singapore 079305
Phone: +65 6970 4678
Opening hours: 11.30am to 3pm & 5.30pm to 10pm (Monday to Sunday); 5pm to 10.30pm (Public Holiday)

18. Hanwoori Korean Restaurant (4.2 Stars)

Hanwoori Korean Restaurant

 Price: $$

Situated in the North-East region of Singapore, the Hanwoori Korean Restaurant caters to heartlanders who are looking for a good Korean meal within their vicinity.

This Korean-owned eatery is known for its generous portions, fresh, homemade kimchi and array of refillable side dishes (banchan) packed with authentic flavours.

Address: 76 Serangoon Garden Way, Singapore 555972
Phone: +65 6283 6339
Opening hours: 11.30am to 2.30pm & 5.30pm to 10pm (Monday, Wednesday to Saturday); 5.30pm to 10pm (Sunday)

19. Todamgol (4 Stars)

Todamgol

 Price: $$

Todamgol is a cute, whimsically-designed Korean restaurant situated in Tanjong Pagar.

While you can find the usual dishes such as stir-fried glass noodles, bibimbap and soybean paste stew, the restaurant also offers some traditional Korean dishes for the more adventurous souls including blood sausage rice soup, sea snails and acorn jelly!

Address: 31 Tanjong Pagar Road #01-01, Singapore 088454
Phone: +65 6224 7077
Opening hours: 12pm to 3pm & 6pm to 3am (Monday to Friday); 6pm to 3am (Saturday to Sunday)

20. Bigmama Korean Restaurant (4 Stars)

Big Mama Korean Restaurant

 Price: $$

Bigmama was established in 2012 with the hopes of serving healthy and authentic Korean food catered to the local taste buds.

Despite its no-MSG policy, Bigmama’s food has been praised by many diners for its delightful flavours and generous portions.

Address: 2 Kim Tian Road, Singapore 169244
Phone: +65 6270 7704
Opening hours: 11.30am to 3pm & 5.30pm to 10.30pm (Monday to Sunday)

21. Kim’s Family Korean Restaurant (3.9 Stars)

Kim's Family Restaurant

Photo credit: Burpple user Wenjun Teo


 Price: $$

Since it was set up over 10 years ago, Kim’s Family Restaurant remains one of the most well-loved Korean eateries among both locals and Koreans to date.

The establishment offers an extensive selection of dishes including interesting dishes like ox tongue and oxtail stew.

Telok Ayer outlet
Address: 177 Telok Ayer St, Singapore 068625
Phone: +65 6221 0401
Opening hours: 11.30am to 2.30pm & 5.30pm to 10.30pm (Monday to Saturday)

Bukit Timah outlet
Address: 17 Lor Kilat, Singapore 598139
Phone: +65 6465 0535
Opening hours: 12pm to 2.30pm & 5pm to 10pm (Tuesday to Sunday)

22. Joo Mak Restaurant (3.8 Stars)

Joo Mak Restaurant

Photo credit: Burpple user Wan Ling Yeo


 Price: $$

Joo Mak is a little Korean restaurant hidden away in an old building in Bukit Timah.

This tiny establishment, run by a Korean family, serves various Korean dishes including stews, stir-fry, noodles, pancakes and many more.

Its famous, must-try dish is none other than jjajangmyeon which is known to have a rich, flavourful taste.

Address: 144 Upper Bukit Timah Road, Beauty World Centre #04-01, Singapore 058328
Phone: +65 6466 7871
Opening hours: 12pm to 3pm & 6pm to 10pm (Tuesday to Sunday)


Desserts

23. +82 PlusEightTwo Cafe (4.2 Stars)

+82 PlusEightTwo

 Price: $$

+82 PlusEightTwo is a Korean dessert cafe started by K-pop idol, BTOB’s Eunkwang. On top of the classic Korean shaved ice dessert (bingsu), you can also find other types of sweet treats on the menu including toast, macarons and cakes.

The cafe features a minimalistic interior design, making it the perfect Instagram-worthy place to visit.

Address: 9 Bras Basah Road, Rendezvous Gallery #01-02, Singapore 189559
Opening hours: 10am to 10pm (Monday to Sunday)

24. O’ma Spoon Korean Dessert Cafe (4.1 Stars)

O'ma spoon

 Price: $$

O’ma Spoon is a household name for bingsu in Singapore.

Located in the heart of the busy Orchard shopping district, the trendy cafe offers some respite from the intense Singapore heat with its variety of bingsu flavours including the classic Injeolmi and bestseller mango cheesecake bingsu.

Address: [email protected] Orchard Road #04-20/32, Singapore 238895
Phone: +65 6634 2998
Opening hours: 11.15am to 10.30pm (Sunday to Thursday); 11.15am to 11pm (Friday to Saturday)

25. Nunsaram Korean Dessert Cafe (4 Stars)

Nunsaram Korean Dessert Cafe

 Price: $$

Nunsaram is another dessert cafe specialising in bingsu. Despite being the lesser-known brand among O’ma Spoon and +82 PlusEightTwo, this cafe is still relatively well-liked by locals.

A standout point of Nunsaram is the availability of cooked meals such as kimbap, ramyeon and tteokbokki so you can get a complete Korean meal just by visiting one location!

Address: 3 Gateway Drive #04-37, Westgate, Singapore 608532
Phone: +65 9664 2574
Opening hours: 11am to 10.30pm (Monday to Sunday)

Searching For The Best Korean Food In Singapore

Korean food is one of the most popular cuisines here in Singapore. Whether you’re craving for something sweet, savory or spicy, there’s definitely something for you!

Have a favourite Korean restaurant or diner that wasn’t featured in our article? Let us know by dropping us an email at [email protected]!

Article by:
Emilia
Contributors:
Bubble tea and sleeping are two of Emilia's favourite things. She also enjoys cooking and loves to experiment with new recipes for different cuisines.
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