If you’ve fallen in love with all things Korean and are looking for a list of superb Korean restaurants to try out in Singapore, this is it! From crispy fried chicken to flavorful Jajangmyeon, here are some of the best places you can head to satisfy your never-ending cravings for Korean cuisine!
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ANJU is a one-of-a-kind Korean restaurant that serves Korean dishes with a modern twist. The interior of the restaurant is pretty sophisticated yet also cozy, and the food plating is creative and refined. Some of their more popular dishes include the Galbi Jim, Bossam, Uni Scallop and Yuk Hoe. They also have a long list of alcohol options you can pair your meal with, including Champagne Makgeolli and Jeju Mandarin Wine.
ANJU, 62 Tras St, Singapore 079001, www.anju.com.sg
This family-owned restaurant is one of the most frequented Korean restaurants in Tanjong Pagar. They serve a variety of authentic Korean dishes, and the interior has been decorated to mimic the look of Korea’s popular Bukchon Hanok Village. Whether you’re looking to eat high quality Korean classics like Kimchi Jjigae, Marinated Galbi or Seafood Pancake, Todamgol definitely delivers with top-notch flavours.
Todamgol, 31 Tg Pagar Rd, #01-01, Singapore 088454, www.todamgolrestaurant.com
If you’re constantly craving for Jajangmyeon or Jjamppong, you should definitely add Mukjja Korean Chinese Restaurant to your must-eat list! They serve some of the best Korean-Chinese dishes, including the two noodle dishes mentioned earlier. On top of that, you can also order other Korean-Chinese classics like Tangsuyuk, the Korean version of sweet and sour pork. All in all, you can expect a hearty and flavourful meal here at Mukjja!
Mukjja Korean Chinese Restaurant, 275 Thomson Rd, #01-07, Singapore 307645, www.facebook.com/mukjja
When it comes to Korean cuisine, K-BBQ definitely takes the top spot for most popular type of Korean food for Singaporeans. There’s nothing quite as wonderful as a night of socializing with friends as you barbecue some quality meats while downing cups of flavoured soju. Dal In Korean Restaurant has delicious marinated meat that’ll leave you wanting more — so you can expect to order more than one portion every time you visit! You can also have side dishes like Kimchi Jeon and Japchae to share.
Dal In Korean Restaurant, Various Locations, www.facebook.com/Dal-In-Korean-Restaurant
One of the most iconic Korean dishes is fried chicken, and at Chicken Up, their Korean fried chicken is crispy, fresh and delicious. They’ve got the classics like Ganjang Chicken Wings and Spicy Yangnyum Chicken Wings, as well as Popcorn Chicken and Ginseng Chicken Soup. Complete your meal with a side of Bulgogi Fries or Kimchi Fries, and down a few glasses of their popular Watermelon Soju.
Chicken Up, 48 Tg Pagar Rd, Singapore 088469, www.chicken-up.com
If you want a taste of Korean home-style dishes, head over to Bigmama Korean Restaurant. They’re also one of the few restaurants in Singapore that serves amazing Dak-galbi, a spicy chicken dish that’s stir fried in a gigantic pan, and it can be mixed with rice, rice cakes and even ramyeon noodles. They’ve also got other authentic Korean dishes such as Bibimbap, Seafood Pancake and Ginseng Chicken Soup.
Bigmama Korean Restaurant, 2 Kim Tian Rd, Singapore 169244, www.takeaway.bigmama.sg
One of the most popular K-BBQ restaurants in Singapore, Wang Dae Bak has several outlets around the country. They serve premium meat that you can barbecue and devour with rice or vegetable wraps, and you can also add a yummy Kimchi or Soft Tofu Soup as a side dish. If that isn’t enough, they also have half seafood and half kimchi pancakes for the whole table to share! All in all, this is a restaurant that won’t disappoint whenever you’re craving for some KBBQ.
Wang Dae Bak, Various Locations, www.wangdaebakbbq.sg
The best kind of Korean food you can enjoy when you’re socializing in a big group is Korean Fried Chicken. At Chir Chir Singapore, they have such a huge variety of different chicken dishes that you’ll be spoilt for choice. For starters, they’ve got flavours like Honey Butter Chicken, Nacho Chicken, Rosemary Roasted Chicken and the classic Garlic Soy Chicken. You can also add delicious side dishes like Chir Cheese Balls and Chir Bulgogi Fries Tower.
Chir Chir Singapore, 313 Orchard Rd, B3 - 04 05 / 06, Singapore 238895, www.facebook.com/ChirChirSingapore
If you want something more refined, book a table at NAE:UM. They have a menu that changes from time to time, and the current menu is inspired by the Han River sunset. You can expect high quality dishes like Lobster & Jeon, Milssam (wagyu beer and Korean crepe), as well as Hwae Much (halibut with lemon gochujang). It’ll be a mouthwatering meal that you’ll definitely love. They also have the option of alcohol and non-alcohol pairing.
NAE:UM, 161 Telok Ayer St, Singapore 068615, www.naeum.sg
The best way to end off a Korean meal is with some Korean bingsu. O’ma Spoon serves some of the best Korean bingsu in Singapore, and they even import ingredients directly from Korea to create authentic flavours. Their specialty is the Milk Snow Bingsu and Oven Baked Thick Honey Butter Bread, so you definitely have to give these dishes a try when you’re at the cafe! Not only are these desserts delicious, they’re also really pretty to look at and devour on a particularly hot day.
O'ma Spoon, 313 Orchard Rd, #04 - 32, Singapore 238895, www.facebook.com/omaspoonkoreandessert
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