I used to think Kimchi is the tastiest dish in the Korean cuisine, but boy, was I wrong! Whether it is the Korean BBQ or small portions of ‘banchan’, Korean food is absolutely delicious. Head to these five Korean restaurants in Bangalore and please your palate.
Soo Ra Sang, Old Airport Road
Must Try Dishes – Clear Soup, Kimchi, Korean Chicken BBQ, Beef Fillet
Soo Ra Sang is a quaint Korean restaurant that is known for its lovely ambiance and mouth-watering food. If Korean cuisine works for you, this place will rock your boat! Browsing through the menu, you will also find several traditional Korean drinks here – try the Soju. As this is a tiny restaurant, it would be best if you could book a table beforehand, especially during the weekends.
Arirang Korean Restaurant, Kammanahalli
Must Try Dishes – Cinnamon Tea, Kimchi, Chicken Gimbap
You will be charmed by the Arirang Korean Restaurant! The welcoming ambiance of this place is not the only thing going for it, it also serves delicious Korean food. Do try their box meals and the Jjajangmyun, which is a pork dish. Be sure to taste their seafood because they are known for their amazing seafood dishes.
Hae Kum Gang, Brigade Road
Must Try Dishes – Shrimp Donburi, Prawn Fritters, Pork Sizzler, Sushi Platter
Beautiful décor, friendly staff, and delectable Korean delights are things that make Hae Kum Gang so popular among foodies. You must try the Dolsot Bibimbap here, which is a rice dish that contains meat as well as veggies in a chilli sauce. Vegetarians, do not fret, as this restaurant does serve some mouth-watering veg kimchis and Tofu dishes.
Hi Seoul, Kalyan Nagar
Must Try Dishes – Hot Pot, Seaweed Roll, Kimchi
Boasting a soothing ambiance, Hi Seoul is a quaint little Korean restaurant. Do not be disappointed with the limited variety of items on offer here, because every single dish is finger licking good. Meat lovers must taste the chicken legs, while seafood lovers should definitely sample the octopus dishes.
Thran, Kalyan Nagar
Must Try Dishes – Egg Soup, Pork Bulgogi, Clear Soup, Hot Pot
Though the size of this restaurant may be small, but the dishes are simply legendary. Operated by a Korean family, the dishes at Thran will make you fall in love with Korean cuisine. Whether you are planning a date night or a dinner with family, table booking is recommended.
Snow’ora – Korean Snow Dessert, Koramangala 4th Block
Must Try Dishes – BingSu Fro’Ot Bazaar, Chocolate Froster, ChocoMint Froto Coffee
Stick to the theme and finish your day with desserts at Snow’ora. Don’t go by the minimalistic décor of this joint, the desserts here are simply mouth-watering! You will definitely be asking for seconds. So are you ready for some Korean snow?
How to Get There:
Soo Ra Sang
Where: 697, Sapathagiri Pride, 6th Cross, HAL 3rd Stage, Kodihalli, Old Airport Road, Bangalore
Contact: 080 41303435
Timings: MOn – Fri 12 Noon to 3 PM, 6 PM to 11 PM | Sat – Sun 11 AM to 11 PM
Cost: ₹1,500 for two people
Arirang Korean Restaurant
Where: 13, NK Enclave Building, Near Sathya Hospital, Chinnappa Layout, 4th Cross, Kammanahalli Main Road, Kammanahalli, Bangalore
Contact: 080 41732581
Timings: Mon Closed | Tue-Fri 12 Noon to 3:30 PM, 5 PM to 10:30 PM | Sat 12 Noon to 10:30 PM | Sun 12 Noon to 9:30 PM
Cost: ₹1,400 for two people
Hae Kum Gang
Where: 20, Paul Castle, Castle Street, Ashoknagar, Brigade Road Area, Brigade Road, Bangalore
Contact: 080 49652616
Timings: Mon-Sat 11:30 AM to 10:30 PM | Sun 1:30 PM to 10:30 PM
Cost: ₹1,500 for two people
Where: 309, 7th Main Road, HRBR Layout, 2nd Block, Kalyan Nagar, Bangalore
Contact: 080 40934000
Timings: Mon – Sun 11 AM to 3 PM, 6 PM to 9:30 PM
Cost: ₹800 for two people
Where: 507, Ground Floor, 4th Cross, 2nd Block, CMR Road, HRBR Layout, Kalyan Nagar, Bangalore
Contact: 080 42050685
Timings: Mon – Sat 12 Noon to 3 PM, 6 PM to 10:30 PM | Sun Closed
Cost: ₹1,200 for two people
Snow’ora – Korean Snow Dessert
Where: 772, Ground Floor, Peripheral Road, 80 Feet Road, Koramangala 4th Block, Bangalore
Contact: 080 49653193
Timings: 12 Noon to 11:30 PM
Cost: ₹400 for two people