Just one question before you start reading this article. Are you a fan of Kpop?
South Korea has influenced worldwide food and culture. With BTS receiving grammy awards, it has proven that Kpop are taking over global trends. Top Kpop groups such as Blackpink, Twice, BTS, and many others also have members who are brand ambassadors for big brands such as Dior, Celine, and more. So do you miss flying to South Korea?
1. Jang Won Korean Restaurant - Stew-Lover's Heaven
Jang Won Korean Restaurant twist [Image Credit: @jangwonsg.official]
The stews at Jang Won Korean Restaurant are legendary! Sundubu Jjigae, commonly known as soft tofu stew, is one of their best-selling dishes. Jang Won Korean Restaurant has also tweaked its menus to better accommodate Singaporeans' tastes, such as adding cheese to make the stew rich and creamy!
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Opening Hours: Daily 1130am-0230pm | 0530pm - 1030pm
2. +82 Plus Eight Two - Korean Style Cafe
Do you know that the Korean Cafe PlusEightTwo is opened by BTOB member EunKwang?
If you're a Kpop fan, be sure to check out +82. It has always hosted pop-up events to celebrate a certain girl or boy group member's birthday. Other than such events, they also offer light bites and coffee, making it ideal for individuals who want to study!
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Opening Hours: Daily 1100am - 1100pm
3. Jangsu Korean BBQ - Authentic Korean Charcoal BBQ
Jangsu Korean BBQ is opened and run by a Korean, which serves authentic Korean Charcoal BBQ.
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Jangsu Korean BBQ
Address: 19 Teck Chye Terrace, Singapore 545725
Opening Hours: Daily 11am – 3pm & 5pm – 10.30pm | Closed every second Tue of the month
4. Pa Bul Lo - 'Inventor' of Chobeolgu-i
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If you're looking another K-BBQ place, Pa Bul Lo is a to-go. They are the first Korean restaurant to serve 'Chobeolgu-i' (a method of grilling meat).
Pa Bul Lo
Opening Hours: Tue to Sun 11.30am – 3pm & 5.30pm – 10pm | Closed on Mon
5. Wang Dae Bak - Authentic Korean BBQ
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Wang Dae Bak Grill, located in the heart of Holland Village, offers an authentic South Korean BBQ. Concluding from the generous amount of positive reviews, many have noted that, aside from the superb chicken bulgogi, the stew was soothing and, overall, the portion and experience were worth the price.
Address: 93 Amoy St, Singapore 069913
Opening Hours: Daily 1130am - 230pm & 530pm - 1030pm
6. Danji Korean BBQ Buffet - KBBQ + Buffet
Do you enjoy Korean food, BBQ, and buffets? Danji Korean BBQ Buffet provides everything you want in one destination. Danji was also established by a Korean, therefore you can be guaranteed to taste the finest authentic Korean BBQ at Danji.
Opening Hours: Daily 1130am - 1000pm
7. Kim Dae Mun
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Kim Dae Mun has been operating since before the 2000s and serves a plethora of original Korean dishes. The owner is a genuine ahjumma. Kim Dae Mun is an authentic Korean eatery with under S$10 mains. It is located in Somerset, Orchard, which allows shoppers to have a hearty meal while having a shopping spree.
Opening Hours: Tue to Sun: 11am – 8.30pm | Closed on Mon
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O.BBa BBQ Korean opens till 2pm at Tanjong Pagar Road. It serves the classic cheesy Korean Pancakes, Jajangmyeon and many other etc. It's perfect for individuals who are craving for k-food for supper!
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O.BBA Jjajang & BBQ
Opening Hours: 4:30pm – 2am Last Order 1am (Mon, Wed – Sun) | Closed Tues
9. Pink Candy
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Pink Candy is a hidden gem at Beauty World Centre in Bukit Timah. It is a Korean rooftop BBQ restaurant located within a hawker centre which serves homemade style Korean cuisine serving a fresco dining experience.
Opening Hours: Daily 10:30am – 2:30pm, 5pm – 8:30pm | Closed on Tuesdays.
10. Chir Chir
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Chir Chir's signature dish is Korean fried chicken. It provides lightly-battered fried chicken stewed in a savory soy-based stew with chewy Korean noodles. Their distinctive fried chicken is available in three flavors: garlicky, crunchy, and spicy.
Outlets: 2 Branches (Somerset, Bugis Junction)
Opening Hours: Daily 1100am - 0930pm