Brisbane's Top 8 Korean Barbecue Joints
Looking for Brisbane’s best Korean barbecue? Check out our mix of modern and traditional Korean restaurants.
If you haven’t tried Korean barbecue before, you really are missing out! Marinated cuts of meat are delivered to your table to be cooked at your own personal grill. It’s a hands-on, involved dining experience best shared with good friends and frosty cold beers.
Whether you have a hankering for sizzling barbecued meats or a bowl of bibimbap, make Bulgogi Bros your next pit stop for Korean dining! The menu offers hearty soups and dishes to sate any appetite and the service is next to none. While the Bros have plentiful takeaway options, regulars recommend dining in and enjoying the barbecue experience.
Chermside Place, 725 Gympie Rd, Chermside
Just to keep you on your toes, this isn’t your usual Korean BBQ. Lydia’s Char Kor is a food truck serving up all your favourite dishes but with a twist! Choose from rice bowls, loaded chips, nachos and more to truly test out those taste buds. The meat is marinated in a traditional Korean sauce and cooked in a charcoal oven to ensure maximum flavour and juicy texture. Check the website for locations and dates!
One of Brisbane’s most popular Korean restaurants, Madtongsan II is located in the heart of the Brisbane CBD on Elizabeth Street. Whether you BYO your favourite bottle of wine or pick up a takeaway dish on your way home from work, the quality and service never waver.
1/85 Elizabeth St, Brisbane City
Maru invites you to indulge in their prime cut meats, salty and spicy flavours and smoky aromas at their sleek and modern CBD location. Offering some of Brisbane’s best in Korean dining, you can opt for a traditional barbecue experience or opt to take away any of their Asian fusion dishes. Their menu encompasses bibimbap, rice dishes, noodles and ziggle. Curious? Try them out this weekend.
157 Elizabeth Street, Brisbane
Perfect for newbies to the Korean barbecue scene, Mr Bap offers a simple and approachable menu of barbecue meats, savoury pancakes (choose from kimchi, leek or pumpkin), dumplings and rice dishes. The menu is quite expansive, so we have a feeling you’ll be coming back to Mr Bap to sample some more traditional dishes.
Pinelands Plaza, 29/663 Beenleigh Rd, Sunnybank
Hanwoori makes a convincing case for Brisbane’s very best Korean barbecue restaurant. Not only do they serve up a literal buffet of barbecue meats, street food and more, but they also offer organic, vegan and gluten free options to suit every palate. We recommend bringing a big appetite!
1/70 Mary St, Brisbane City
Combining soul food with a trendy and upbeat dining experience is SeoulSsamm, located in Fortitude Valley. Ssamm culture stems from nutritious rice and vegetable parcels that farmers consumed whilst working in the fields for over 200 years. This traditional food has been reinvented to provide a modern and flavourful Korean barbecue dining experience.
Shop 8, 100 McLachlan St, Fortitude Valley
Sunnybank is flavour country, it’s simply a fact. So it doesn’t come as a surprise that it’s home to some seriously tasty Korean restaurants. Sunny Seoul is hard to miss with its vibrant yellow signage, and it’s proudly shone in Sunny Central for many years. Friendly staff and quality food is what keeps the locals coming back to Sunny Seoul BBQ over and over.
Sunny Central Shopping Centre, 95 Mains Rd, Sunnybank
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