5 Restaurants For Authentic Korean Food In Singapore

5 Restaurants For Authentic Korean Food In Singapore

Food
By Karmen on 08 Jan 2020
Digital Editor

Korean cuisine needs no introduction. With the obsession of all things Korean from K-dramas and Kpop to soju, you can find Korean restaurants dotted all over Singapore.

If you want a taste of the real Korean experience, we've found five restaurants where you can enjoy authentic Korean food!

Keep reading to check them out!

#1 Guksu Restaurant

Guksu Restaurant interior
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Guksu Restaurant spicy fried chicken
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Guksu Restaurant korean stew
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Guksu Restaurant is a family-run restaurant that has been passed down two generations in Executive Chef Kahng's family line, so it doesn't get more authentic than this.

They are popular for their traditional Jeongol (stew) and Signature Korean fried chicken with three flavours that you can mix and match: classic, soy and spicy.

 11am–10pm daily

#2 Three Meals A Day

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If it's any indication of authenticity, you'll notice that there are Korean diners here from their conversations in their native language. Their popular dishes include Jjolmyeon, Kimchi Ramyeon and Beef Gimbap.

 Tues to Sun: 12–3:30pm & 6–10pm; closed on Mondays

#3 Paik's Bibim

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Paik's Bibim bibimbap
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If you like healthy-eating, you'll love the modernised version of bibimbap at Paik’s Bibim.

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This chain restaurant was created by Korean celebrity chef, Jong Won Paik, and their dishes come with a good serving of fresh vegetables which together with other ingredients promote a balance and healthy diet.

📍6 outlets: Bedok Mall #01-95, Vivocity #02-125, Citylink Mall #B1-19, NTU Blk NS3-01-15 North Spine, Mapletree Business City #02-39, Tiong Bahru Plaza #02-111

#4 Hansik Korean Family Restaurant

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Hansik is a restaurant in Heartland Mall that serves BBQ and a family style menu. Be prepared to queue on weekends and even weekday nights as it's quite popular amongst the heartlanders.

Their dishes have a very authentically Korean taste and some must-try dishes are the Kimchi Pancake and Ginseng Chicken Soup.

 11am – 3pm & 5 – 10pm daily

#5 Wang Dae Bak

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This BBQ joint has food and an environment that's very authentic. The interior is reminiscent of Korea in the 80's with simple stools and retro decor.

Their Korean BBQ uses only charcoal and also comes with free steamed eggs and ice cream!

 11:30am – 2:30pm & 5:30 – 10:30pm; closed on Sundays

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