17 best Korean BBQ restaurants in Singapore

I’m constantly searching for authentic restaurants to satisfy my Korean food cravings. I love classic bibimbap as well as spicy and cheesy tteokbokki, but nothing beats a decent Korean BBQ.

Fellow Korean food lovers, here’s a list of 17 Korean BBQ restaurants in Singapore that you should try at least once to satisfy that K-BBQ fix!

1. SEORAE

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SEORAE, the authentic Korean restaurant from Seorae village in South Korea, takes the top spot on this list. They made their debut in Singapore in 2015 and currently manage 6 outlets at major shopping malls across the island.

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Employing Binchotan (100% premium white charcoal) on their grills, the steady, intense heat source guarantees that each cut of meat is expertly grilled to perfection.

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Their newly-launched Hangari dry-aged series is Singapore’s first ever meat fermented in Hangari pot. The series will kick off with Samgyeobsal (Duroc Chestnut Pork Belly) (S$32 for 200g) which not only possesses ideal characteristics for dry ageing, but also happens to be a top choice among Singaporean diners. 

The Samgyeobsal is celebrated for its remarkable quality, succulence, and impressive marbling. The meat achieves a harmonious equilibrium between natural sweetness andsavoury richness. Due to its diet, the meat also contains higher levels of protein, healthy fatty acids and vitamins.

After extensive experimentation, the Samgyeobsal is aged within a Hangari claypot (traditionally used to ferment Korean staples like kimchi) at a controlled temperature of 3℃,  which jumpstarts the ageing process, enabling the premium pork meat to enzymatically break down more efficiently and evenly.

The result? A luxuriously melt-in-your-mouth texture and a unique taste induced with an unmatched umami depth. 

 This series will be exclusively offered to Seorae members starting 27 Sep 2023, for a limited duration, and a limited quantity will be allocated daily.

You can’t say you’ve visited Seorae if you haven’t ordered the signature Galmaegisal (S$23.90 for 170g). Bursting with juices and containing less fats, the US pork skirt sits in a marinade of authentic Korean spices before being hand-massaged for 30 minutes. 

Formerly a delicacy reserved solely for Korean royalty, the exclusive sirloin-extension now mirrors the opulence of Wagyu beef, offering a profusion of flavours and assuring a delectable, melt-in-the-mouth indulgence.

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Another noteworthy addition to the Seorae menu is the Iberico Rare-Cut Tasting Platter (S$68) which unveils a symphony of Iberico pork perfection. Hailing from the heart of Spain, these pigs lead a life enriched with oleic acid-infused diets, resulting in meat that not only dazzles with a beautiful hue but also becomes lusciously tender and has a unique flavour profile.

The luxurious platter bestows 350g of marinated Iberico pork in total, allowing guests to experience 70g of each distinct cut: the abanico, rib finger, skirt meat, jowl and pork tongue. Each of these cuts boasts its own unique marbling and guests will be able to savour the intricate interplay between texture and flavour that defines each cut.

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2. Guiga Korean BBQ Restaurant

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Recently, Guiga Korean BBQ Restaurant located at 134 Tanjong Pagar Road underwent a transformative renovation, completely revitalising its interior to exude a more modern and inviting ambience.

The bulk of the barbeque section revolves around beef and pork items. Expect to find higher-quality cuts such as the 400g Wagyu Dengsim (S$70) and the 150g Prime Beef Rib (S$49).

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The staff helps to barbecue your meats to perfection which is fantastic for lazy folks out there. I definitely recommend the Thin Slice Beef Brisket (S$30), Marinated Pork Rib (S$24), and Soy Sauce Marinated Chicken (S$24). From experience, their dishes never lack flavour as the meats are always well-marinated.

If you’re a fan of innards, give the Pork Large Intestine (S$32) a try. For an interesting dining affair, try the Spicy Marinated Raw Crab (S$48) and Beef Tartare (S$40/S$58).

134 Tanjong Pagar Road, Singapore 088538
+65 8318 0998
Mon to Fri: 11.30am – 3pm & 5pm – 12am
Sat: 11.30am – 12am
Sun: 11.30am – 11pm
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3. Wang Dae Bak Korean BBQ

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Dinnertime is prime time at Wang Dae Bak Korean BBQ at Cross Street Exchange, so it would be good to make a reservation before you head over! Apart from the cosy interior and helpful staff, the barbecued meats also deserve a mention.

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The Marinated Pork Collar (S$23) and Marinated Boneless Prime Ribs (S$38) which had a minimum order of 2 sets were chewy and very juicy. The barbecued meats owed much of their flavour to the strong burning charcoal, which allowed us to cook them to the perfect doneness.

If you’re on a dinner date, choose from the following Couple Sets (for 2 pax)

  • Spanish Chestnut Duroc Pork Set (S$50)— 2cm Duroc pork belly and 2cm Duroc pork collar
  • Beef Set (S$63)— boneless prime rib, marinated prime ribs and thin sliced beef belly
  • Pork Set (S$47)— pork belly, spicy marinated pork belly and marinated pork collar
  • Chicken Set (S$43)— pearl onion marinated chicken, marinated chicken and spicy marinated chicken

22 Cross Street, Cross Street Exchange, #01-64, Singapore 048421
+65 6225 2646
Daily: 11.30am – 2.30pm & 5.30pm – 10.30pm
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4. Nanta BBQ

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Established in 2015 at Goldhill Centre, Nanta BBQ has quickly gained a reputation for its outstanding food quality and exceptional service, as reflected in numerous positive reviews.

It was one of the first Korean BBQ establishments in Singapore that introduced a variety of Korean cuisine that was trendy amongst youngsters back in Korea. In addition, they are the one and only K-BBQ in Singapore that does spare ribs that are dry-aged, marinated, grilled, fried, and then served with 3 types of cheese.

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Recently, the restaurant has introduced more premium meat cuts to the menu (minimum order of 2 servings) such as the 180g Wagyu SaeUSal (aged full-blood Wagyu ribeye) (S$88) and 220g Tong Mok-Sal (aged Black Pork collar) (S$35) per pax.

There are other BBQ sets available like the Black Pork Set D (S$170, U.P. S$186.90) which is sufficient for 3 to 4 pax. Be sure to also order their Seafood Kimchi Pancake (S$28) (one of the best I’ve eaten) and Rosé Tteokbokki (S$15.90).

175 Thomson Road, Goldhill Centre, #01-175/177, Singapore 307624
+65 6258 1391
Daily: 11.30am – 2.30pm & 5.30pm – 10pm
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5. Pohang Seafood & Butchery

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With a name like Pohang Seafood & Butchery, one will not expect this place to serve Korean barbeque. This hidden gem is established by 2 native Koreans serving an array of fresh sashimi, seafood and even live octopus with generous portions. Although the price isn’t the cheapest around, you can be sure the quality and quantity is well worth it.

Choose to dine at the Aperia Mall branch or the Jalan Jurong Kechil outlet located within the Hillford condominium. The former has a butchery at the side where you can even purchase cuts of pork at reasonable prices and then enjoy grilling them right at the restaurant.

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Check out the meat sets which are huge enough to be shared amongst 2 to 4 in a group. The Pohang Set 3 (S$70, U.P. S$81) has 200g beef short ribs, 200g marinated beef brisket and a choice of either kimchi, bean paste or tofu stew.

You can also choose to add-on 200g Pork Belly for S$25, 200g Thin Sliced Pork Belly for S$18.50 and 200g Beef Short Ribs for S$45.

182 Jalan Jurong Kechil, #01-52, Singapore 596152
+65 6365 0309
Tue to Sun: 11.30am – 3pm & 5pm – 10.30pm
Closed on Mon

12 Kallang Avenue, #02-10, Aperia Mall, Singapore 339511
+65 9010 4781
Mon & Tue: 11.45am – 3pm & 5.30pm – 10.30pm
Wed to Sun: 11.45am – 3pm & 5.30pm – 10.20pm
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6. Eight Korean BBQ

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A Korean BBQ place with a sleek industrial setting, Eight Korean BBQ at Shaw Centre and Clarke Quay Central is named after its signature 8 Colours Set (S$108 for 3-4 pax), a selection that showcases thick, delectable slices of premium pork belly.

Imagine each of them infused with unique and tantalising flavours like curry, miso, garlic and wine; it will be an interesting treat for your taste buds for sure! This set comes with kimchi, beansprouts, vegetables and stew of your choice.

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For beef lovers, the 160g Prime Short Rib (S$48), 200g Oyster Blade (S$48) and 200g Uruguay Striploin Cubes (S$58) will definitely blow you away. Unsure of what cuts of beef to try? Order the Beef Sampler Set (S$98) which is made up of 150g Uruguay striploin, 150g oyster blade and 100g Wagyu woo samgyeop.

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There’s also Soy Chicken Thigh (S$22), Spicy Chicken Thigh (S$22) and Pork Jowl (S$28).

6 Eu Tong Sen Street, The Central, #02-79/90, Singapore 059817
+65 8692 1188
Daily: 11.30am – 2.30pm & 5.30pm – 10.30pm

1 Scotts Road, Shaw Centre, #04-20/21, Singapore 228208
+65 9018 9212
Mon to Fri: 11.30am – 2.30pm & 5.30pm – 10pm
Sat & Sun: 11.30am – 10pm
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7. Gangnam BBQ

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Gangnam BBQ is located amidst the sea of Korean restaurants in ‘Little Korea’ along Tanjong Pagar Road. The menu presents an extensive array of genuine Korean delicacies, meticulously crafted with attention to detail.

Whether your preference leans towards the timeless Korean barbecue or you long for cherished classics like bibimbap and kimchi jigae, Gangnam BBQ has something that will satisfy your taste buds.

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The K-BBQ eatery offers a smorgasbord of BBQ sets such as the 600g Marinated Beef + Black Pork Set (S$109). It consists of marinated short ribs and marinated black pork served with sides like steamed egg, corn cheese, and a choice of kimchi soup, soybean paste soup or spicy tofu soup.

There’s also the 600g Premium Set (S$139) that features Wagyu sirloin, Wagyu ribeye and marinated short rib.

89 Tanjong Pagar Road, Singapore 088510
+65 8181 8085
Sun to Fri: 11am – 1am
Sat: 11.30am – 1am
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8. Super Star K

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Ask any fan of Korean BBQ in Singapore about their favourite joint and you’re likely to hear Super Star K. This establishment rose from humble beginnings where they were just a small food court stall back in 2004.

This restaurant reminds me of those ajummaoperated joints located along the alleyways in downtown Seoul, especially those in Myeongdong; you’ll just eat and leave, smelling of charred meat bits.

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Meats here come in pretty decent quality cuts like Seasoned Beef Ribs (S$38) and Sliced Pork Belly (S$19.90), and they are also quite reasonably priced. There are also premium cuts such as the Kurobuta Black Pork Belly (S$28) and Pork Jowl (S$25).

If you aren’t a heavy eater, Super Star K is a better alternative compared to the all-you-can-eat buffets. Servers also help to grill the meats while the individual table vents reduce smoke from the grills.

75 Tanjong Pagar Road, Singapore 088496
+65 6224 0504
Daily: 12pm – 1.30am
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Meats here come in pretty decent quality cuts like Seasoned Beef Ribs (S$38) and Sliced Pork Belly (S$19.90), and they are also quite reasonably priced. There are also premium cuts such as the Kurobuta Black Pork Belly (S$28) and Pork Jowl (S$25).

If you aren’t a heavy eater, Super Star K is a better alternative compared to the all-you-can-eat buffets. Servers also help to grill the meats while the individual table vents reduce smoke from the grills.

75 Tanjong Pagar Road, Singapore 088496
+65 6224 0504
Daily: 12pm – 1.30am
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9. Wooga Jjajang x Yuk Tan Chobeolgu-i Korean BBQ

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New Tech Park at Lorong Chuan houses Wooga Jjajang x Yuk Tan Chobeolgu-i Korean BBQ, a dual-concept restaurant serving Korean BBQ as well as Korean-Chinese dishes all under one roof.

The restaurant adopts a Chobeolgu-i style K-BBQ where the meat is grilled over charcoal in the kitchen before being served.

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Presently, there’s an ongoing National Day Promo featuring 2 sets ideal for 3 to 4 pax. Despite the conclusion of the parade and fireworks, this offer continues until further notice (due to its popularity).

Get the Set A (600g) for only S$160++ (U.P. S$210) which gets you black pork belly, marinated pork collar, marinated LA short rib, USDA ribeye, kimchi pork rib stew and egg roll.

There’s also the Set B (600g) for just S$125++ (U.P. S$185) which consists of black pork collar, charcoal pork belly, marinated pork rib, marinated pork jowl, kimchi pork rib stew and egg roll.

151 Lorong Chuan, New Tech Park, #01-02/3, Singapore 556741
+65 6327 9036
Tue to Sun: 11.30am – 3pm & 5.30pm – 10pm
Closed on Mon
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10. Chang Korean BBQ Restaurant

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Chang Korean BBQ, located at Loewen Road, stands out as a premium destination for elegant dining, special occasions, and corporate gatherings. With a focus on preserving the genuine flavours, Chang BBQ consistently delivers an unparalleled culinary experience through meticulously-crafted Korean dishes.

Focusing on quality over quantity, this K-BBQ spot is touted as one of the pricier places on this list, but you’ll be assured that only the best quality is being served to your table.

The menu showcases anything from awesome premium cuts like Wagyu Rib Eye (S$95 for 200g) and Kurobuta Pork Belly (S$44 for 160g) to Pork Jowl (S$33 for 160g) and Seasoned Duck Breast (S$45 for 160g).

Meats served here have beautiful marbling and the charcoal grill gives them a delectable smoky taste. If you love good service, this is the place where the staff proactively do all the cooking for you. So all you have to do is eat till you drop.

Gather your family or friends, and dine-in at their restaurant today!

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71 Loewen Road, #01-01, Singapore 248847
+65 6473 9005
Mon to Thu & Sun: 12pm – 3pm & 6pm – 10pm
Fri & Sat: 12pm – 3pm & 6pm – 10.30pm
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11. BBQ Friend (BBQ 친구)

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BBQ Friend (BBQ 친구) is a boutique Korean restaurant located along the neighbourhood of Upper Serangoon Road. It is a popular spot even amongst native Koreans themselves. Be warned, though.

The seating capacity here is pretty limited, so it’s advised to book yourself a table beforehand, especially on weekends.

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You can go for the BBQ à la carte menu which showcases items like Boneless Beef Short Rib (S$35), Duroc Pork Belly (S$25) and Marinated Pork Collar (S$25). These meats come together with refillable vegetable wraps and side dishes, but you’ll need to order 2 portions for the first order.

There’s also a series of sets like the Korean BBQ Set C (S$59), which has duroc pork belly, marinated pork collar and thin sliced black pork belly. All these sets throw in a soy bean paste soup and steamed egg for free.

22 Lim Tua Tow Road, Singapore 547772
+65 6612 4775
Tue to Sun: 11.30am – 3pm & 5.30pm – 10pm
Closed on Mon
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12. OMMA Korean Charcoal BBQ

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Although Founded by the Old Street Bak Kut Teh Group, OMMA Korean Charcoal BBQ has rapidly grown in Singapore. It’s not everyday you’re able to change your wood chips during a K-BBQ session, right?

At this Korean restaurant, various banchan like kimchi, fish cake, fried anchovies, and assorted vegetables flow freely, just like in most Korean eateries. Knowing your wood selection is key— each kind enhances the meat’s flavour. So, it’s best to visit and savour them all firsthand. You can even switch wood types mid-BBQ!

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There is a series of different meats and cuts featured in the menu which you can choose from. For a burst of flavour, try the Marinated Pork (S$33 for 180g) and Marinated Beef Rib (S$49 for 180g).

For beef aficionados, the premium beef selection is not to be missed. The selections include the Beef Ribeye (S$48 for 180g), Japan A4 Grade Beef Striploin (S$89 for 180g) and 2mm Sliced Beef Brisket (S$31 for 180g); guaranteed to hit the sweet spot.

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13. Danji BBQ Buffet Korean Restaurant

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If you’re at Chinatown Point and have a craving for Korean barbeque, why not head up to level 2 in search of Danji BBQ Buffet Korean Restaurant? The Korean-run family restaurant had another branch at Tanjong Katong but it has already closed.

Due to its immense popularity, the restaurant’s S$29.90++ promotion for both weekday and weekend dinner is an ongoing affair until further notice.

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The raw meats on the buffet flow are replenished in smaller quantities to maintain freshness. Expect a decent variety including pork belly, beef ribeye, LA Galby, spicy pork, beef bulgogi and more.

You can also find a diverse range of cooked delights, encompassing Korean pancakes, fries, fish cake, japchae, fried rice, soy chicken, and an array of other tantalising options.

The restaurant also screens recipe videos which teach you how to create delicious creations right on your griddle like cheese dakgalbi and kimchi fried rice.

133 New Bridge Road, Chinatown Point, #02-35, Singapore 059413
+65 6694 9566
Mon to Fri: 12pm – 2.30pm & 5.30pm – 10pm
Sat & Sun: 12 – 10pm

14. K.Cook Korean BBQ Buffet 

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K.Cook Korean BBQ Buffet at Orchard Central offers a good value-for-money buffet which throws in complimentary free-flow soft drinks and ice cream.

Expect to pay only S$18.90++ for lunch (Mon to Fri) and S$28.90++ (Mon to Thu), S$30.90++ (Fri to Sun) for dinner. However, do expect the meat options to be limited without any premium options which accounts for the affordable rates.

They offer an extensive variety of unlimited meats: duck breast, short rib, shaved beef slices, pork belly, and more. The seafood options include prawns and squid. The buffet’s assortment of cooked dishes is equally impressive; with Korean pancakes, fries, fish cake, japchae, fried rice, soy chicken, and much more.

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If you dread the burnt stench after every BBQ session, do request to be seated at the al fresco area which has 2 huge ceiling fans to help with ventilation. That’s not all, the area also boasts spectacular views of Orchard Road for great photo opportunities.

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181 Orchard Road, Orchard Central, #07-01, Singapore 238896
+65 6884 7282
Mon to Thu: 11.30am – 3pm & 5.30pm – 10pm
Fri: 11.30am – 3pm & 5pm – 10pm
Sat & Sun: 11.30am – 10pm
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15. Teng Sheng Korean BBQ Buffet

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Teng Sheng Korean BBQ Buffet is located inside the premises of Institute of Technical Education (ITE) College Central, and is probably one of the most value-for-money options on this list.

Don’t anticipate finely marbled or premium cuts of meat here, though. This spot is for those who appreciate a no-frills K-BBQ experience with marinated chicken, beef and pork, and also has other ingredients like luncheon meat, sausages, prawns, mushrooms, and even lettuce for wrapping your meats.

Service here is commendable, as they consistently offer to change your grill papers, ensuring that you have a hassle-free experience.

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It comes complete with a mini section offering fried treats like samosas, breaded scallops, and soups. And the best thing? There’s no time limit, so gather your loved ones, chat away, and make the most of your day.

Weekday lunch buffet is priced at an affordable S$18 nett, while weekday dinner, weekend lunch, and weekend dinner are available for just S$22 nett. For children aged 4 to 10, the cost is a mere S$10 nett; a very good deal indeed!

Additionally, ITE students dining here receive a S$2 discount— score!

2 Ang Mo Kio Drive, ITE Central, Blk F, #02-09, Singapore 567720
+65 6555 1696
Daily: 10am – 10pm
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16. Hansang Korean Family Restaurant

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Hansang Korean Family Restaurant at Novena Square 2 dishes out authentic and yummy Korean dishes as well as serving Korean barbeque meats. The menu itself has 6 selections of BBQ sets for either 2 or 3 pax.

The Kurobuta Set (S$88.80 for 2 pax, S$118.80 for 3 pax) consists of kuro buta loin, pork jowl and marinated rib and collar meat. For something more luxurious, the Wagyu Set (S$148.80 for 2 pax, S$208.80 for 3 pax) includes the ribeye, brisket, short rib and marinated sirloin.

All these sets come with appetisers, main meat, soup or stew with rice, side dishes, fresh vegetable basket, dessert and coffee or tea.

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There’s also individual meat, seafood and vegetable options for grilling, too. You can go for the Assorted Mushroom (S$15.80), Shrimp & Scallop (S$22.80), Marinated Boneless Chicken Leg (S$25.80) and Pork Jowl (S$28.80).

10 Sinaran Drive, Novena Square 2, #03-33, Singapore 307506
+65 6397 6752
Daily: 11.30am – 10pm
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17. Ju Shin Jung Korean Restaurant

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The spacious dining area of Ju Shin Jung Korean Restaurant makes it very popular with big crowds and for groups that are celebrating birthdays. As such, their menu caters to larger groups, with a range of Special BBQ Sets starting from S$185++ depending on which outlet.

These sets are fully customisable. Firstly, diners can choose from a variety of accompanying soups like clear beef-rib soup, kimchi pork soup and seafood spicy tofu soup. Next, take your pick between 3 pancakes in flavours like onion, seafood chive or seafood kimchi.

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Alternatively, you can order à la carte meat— both raw and marinated— so everyone at the table can get what they’re longing for. Be sure to complement the meal with their tantalising range of sides such as Jokbal (Braised Pork Trotter) (S$48) and Japchae (Fried Noodle with Meat and Vegetables) (S$30).

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