Top 10 Best Korean Restaurants in KL 2022

Throughout the years, Korean cuisine is gaining popularity quickly throughout Malaysia. Why? To put it simply – they’re simply delicious! (see what I did there?) 

Throughout the years, Korean culture is slowly but surely gaining popularity throughout Malaysia. Things like their music, their dramas and TV shows, fashions, boy bands and most importantly of course – their cuisine. Who could resist Korean fried chicken?  Topokki? And ramyun? I bet anyone would feel hungry by just thinking about them! Fret not, here are the top 10 best Korean restaurants in KL you can visit to satisfy your cravings! 

1. Daorae Korean BBQ Restaurant 

Daorae Korean BBQ Restaurant
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This Korean restaurant offers a BBQ experience, serving high quality beef and pork bellies along with various side dishes ranging from toppoki, kimchi, buchu, bibimbap and bulgogi.  

Daorae Korean BBQ Restaurant
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Address: 27 & 29 Jalan 23/70 A, Sri Hartamas,, Desa Sri Hartamas, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Operating Hours: 11:30am – 3pm, 5:30pm – 11 pm 

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2. Kyochon 1991 

Kyochon
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Craving some fried chicken? Kyochon will never disappoint! Their fried chicken is crunchy on the exterior, soft and tender on the interior – making it almost the perfect fried chicken to ever exist! They have various flavours such as soy and garlic, honey and red pepper. Their signature soy garlic is highly recommended. The restaurant also serves various side dishes such as fried rice, wedges and salad, they also serve meat free products! If you have never tried kyochon before, do try them. I promise you won’t regret it. 

Kyochon
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Address: Lot 1 . 54 . 00, 168, Bukit Bintang St, Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur

Operating Hours: 10am – 10pm 

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3. Seoul Garden

Seoul Garden
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Seoul Garden is popular for their smokeless grill that allows customers to boil their ingredients in a soup base and grill them in a frying pan at the same time! The restaurant serves various marinated meat such as bulgogi beef, tom yam squid, kimchi chicken and much more! If you are looking for a BBQ dining experience, then Seoul Garden is the place to go! 

Seoul Garden
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Address: Sunway Putra Mall, Lot 3-27, 3rd Floor, No. 100, Jalan Putra, Chow Kit, 50350 Kuala Lumpur

Operating Hours: 11:30 am – 10 pm 

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4. Gangnam 88 

Gangnam
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Gangnam 88 offers a homey and cosy vibe to customers while enjoying their quality food like chicken ginseng food, galbi, bibimbap, kimchi soup and jajang noodle. The restaurant also offers different coloured plates when serving side dishes – it may seem like a little thing; but it’s the little things that make your day.

Gangnam
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Address: No. 1-1, Jalan Solaris 3, Solaris Mon’t Kiara, Off, Jalan Kiara, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan

Operating Hours: 11 am – 10 pm 
*Closed on Mondays 

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5. Da On Fine Korean Cuisine

Da On Fine Korean Cuisine
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Looking for a fancy place for special events like birthdays or gatherings? Da On is a fancy place that specialises in Korean Fine dining with BBQ as well. They serve dishes like beef sirloin, beef ribs, pancakes, kimchi, fried rice and soups. 

Da On Fine Korean Cuisine
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Address: Lot 6.40.00, Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur

Operating Hours: 11:30 am – 9 pm 

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6. Buldojang

Buldojang
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Buldojang is slightly different compared to other korean restaurants, because it is a korean-chinese restaurant. It specialises in Chinese infused Korean dishes – so it provides a flavourful experience like never before! The must try dish is jjajangmyeon, a blackbean sauce noodle. It has a tangy, chewy and aromatic flavour that one bite only leaves you wanting another! 

Buldojang
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Address: 16, Jalan 24/70a, Desa Sri Hartamas, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Operating Hours: 11 am – 9 pm 

Friday: 11 am – 3 pm, 5 – 9 pm
*Closed on Wednesday 

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7. Little Korea Restaurant

Little Korea Restaurant
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While in Solaris Mont Kiara, you would notice there are a number of Korean restaurants in the area, but feel free to visit this restaurant for authentic, delicious Korean cuisine for an affordable price! It usually gets a little busy on the weekends and Friday night so do make a reservation before heading there. 

Little Korea Restaurant
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Address: 5-3;;7-3;;9-3, Jalan Solaris 1, Solaris Mont Kiara, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Operating Hours: 11am – 3pm, 5pm – 11 pm 

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8. Uncle Jang 

Uncle Jang
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Uncle Jang is among one of the popular restaurant in KL that specialises and serves dakgalbi, their signature dakgalbi flavour are home original spicy sauce and super spicy sauce, which includes chicken and vegetables.

Uncle Jang
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Address: 149, Jalan Radin Bagus, Bandar Baru Sri Petaling, 57000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Operating Hours: 
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 12 pm – 3 pm, 5 – 9:30 pm 
Tuesday: 5 – 9:30 pm 
Friday, Saturday, Sunday: 12 pm – 9:30 pm 

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Though many restaurants serve similar dishes, their tastes are distinctly different from one another and it’s best to try them all to get the full experience of the various tastes of Korean restaurants in KL! 

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