Korean BBQ buffets and restaurants in Singapore
I am not sure about you, but I definitely am a sucker for sappy Korean romcoms. I always end up with baggy eyes and a rumbling tummy from pulling all-nighters to binge-watch the shows. This in turn makes me go on a crazy Korean feast the next day, usually at a Korean BBQ buffet restaurant. For those of you who love to eat Korean food after watching K-dramas, check out this list of 16 places that serve Korean BBQ buffets!
1. I’m Kim Korean BBQ
Located just a few minutes’ walks away from Dhoby Ghaut MRT Station, I’m Kim Korean BBQ is often bustling with hungry people during lunch. Among their array of marinated meat, a few popular picks would be their spicy volcano chicken and succulent beef. There is also a wide variety of side dishes available, including kimchi soup, tteokbokki, and a self-serve salad bar.
The buffet goes at $16.90++ per person for a weekday lunch, and $26.90++ for weekends and public holidays. Dinner goes at $26.90++ from Monday to Thursday, and $27.90++ from Friday to Sunday, including public holidays.
Address: 1 Zubir Said Drive, #01-04/05/06/07, School of The Arts, Singapore 227968
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 11:30am to 4pm, 5:30pm to 10pm (Fridays will be closed at 10:30pm), Sat-Sun 11:30am to 4pm, 4pm to 10:30pm
Tel: 6238 7218
I’m Kim is not a halal-certified eatery.
2. Ssikkek Korean BBQ
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Be spoilt for choice at Ssikkek Korean BBQ, which offers an assortment of cooked dishes on top of the usual marinated meats. With items such as japchae, ramyeon and Korean fried chicken, you won’t be starving while waiting for your meats to cook.
As if that’s not enough, the restaurant also dishes out banchan. DIY your ssam-bomb with a slice of lettuce topped with grilled meat, garlic and kimchi! The buffet costs $25.80++ for adults.
Address: 291 New Bridge Road, #01-01, Oriental Plaza, Singapore 088756
Opening hours: Daily 11:30am to 10pm
Tel: 6225 6964
Ssikkek is not a halal-certified eatery.
3. Maru Korean BBQ Buffet
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Dishing up fuss-free Korean BBQ, Maru Korean BBQ Buffet will please those looking for a simple but satisfying Korean BBQ restaurant. The marinated meats are seasoned just enough to pack a punch of flavour, without being too heavy on the palate. Other side dishes include takoyaki, japchae, and tteokbokki, along with free-flow fruit cordials.
Be sure to only grab what you can stomach, ‘cause this restaurant has a policy of charging $50 per 100g of leftovers! The buffet starts at $28.90++ for lunch.
Address: 16 Cheong Chin Nam Road, Singapore 599740
Opening hours: Tue-Sun 12pm to 11pm
Tel: 8183 4939
Maru Korean BBQ Buffet is not a halal-certified eatery.
4. K. Cook Korean BBQ Buffet
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K.Cook Korean BBQ Buffet boasts a large dining area with both air-conditioned and alfresco seatings. Their meat selection includes a wide variety of marinated and non-marinated cuts, as well as seafood such as squid and prawn. Help yourself to a bowl of spicy tofu stew, which has a tangy flavour and leaves a lingering heat on your tongue.
For adults, the lunch buffet is priced at $18.90++ for weekdays and $28.90++ for weekends. If you’re visiting for dinner, it’s priced at $28.90++ for Mondays to Thursdays, and $30.90++ for the rest of the week.
Address: 181 Orchard Road, #07-01, Orchard Central, Singapore 238896
Opening hours: Mon-Thur 11:30am to 3pm, 5:30pm to 10pm, Fri 11:30am to 3pm, 5pm to 10pm, Sat-Sun 11:30am to 10pm
Tel: 6884 7282
K.Cook is not a halal-certified eatery.
5. Sin Manbok Korean Restaurant
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For a value-for-money meal, choose from one of the different food combinations that Sin Manbok Korean Restaurant has to offer. My all-time favourite here is Event 4 ($31++ for lunch), which comes with unlimited marinated meat, a bowl of Korean stew, spicy tteokbokki, a plate of fried Korean chicken, and either Korean pancake or steamed egg.
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Address: 17 Cheong Chin Nam Road, Singapore 599741
Opening hours: Daily 12pm to 10:30pm
Tel: 6466 4342
Address: 81 Tanjong Pagar Road, Singapore 088502
Opening hours: Daily 11:30am to 3am
Tel: 6221 7030
Sin Manbok is not a halal-certified eatery.
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6. Don Dae Bak
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Don Dae Bak features special charcoal grills that impart a smoky taste to your meat. Their buffet prices are a flat $34.90++ all week, with a dining time of 90 minutes. On top of the free-flow buffet, other stellar a la carte dishes include Kimchi Pancake ($25+) and Hot Stone Bibimbap ($16+).
Address: 35 Kreta Ayer Road, Singapore 089000
Opening hours: Daily 11:30am to 5am
Tel: 6226 1727
Don Dae Bak is not a halal-certified eatery.
7. Ju Shin Jung Korean Restaurant
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Ju Shin Jung Korean Restaurant offers a range of BBQ sets that cater to your preference of meat. If you’re feeling ravenous that day, go for their Unlimited BBQ ($38++ for lunch, $42++ for Monday-Thursday dinner, $48++ for Friday-Sunday dinner), which includes free-flow marinated meat such as sliced beef, prawn, and pork belly, along with a main dish of your pick.
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Ju Shin is not a halal-certified eatery.
8. Michin Korean BBQ And Hotpot
Michin Korean BBQ And Hotpot is another KBBQ joint that’s tucked away in a residential coffee shop. The KBBQ and hotpot buffet is $22.95. There are plenty of meat options to grill up and enjoy, like the Soya Chicken Leg, Marinated Beef Slices, and Garlic Pork Collar. The meats are high quality and marinated well.
Six soup bases are available at Michin. Some options are Mala, Tom Yum, and Kimchi. The kimchi base helps to impart powerful flavours into the seafood ingredients but can be a little bit overpowering for the marinated meat. Even though the buffet is under $20, you can still get tons of seafood, such as mussels, prawns, and scallops. It’s definitely a worthwhile deal.
Check out our full review of Michin Korean BBQ and Hotpot!
Address: 473 Fernvale Street, #01-05, Singapore 790473
Opening hours: Daily 5pm to 11pm
Michin is not a halal-certified eatery.
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9. Dookki Singapore
Dookki Singapore is a little bit more unconventional. It’s a Korean buffet, but instead of pork belly slabs, you’ll be getting an unlimited supply of army stew and chewy tteokbokki instead! The Tteokbokki Buffet ($20.80++) lasts for 90 minutes, and for that duration, you can stuff yourself full of tasty rice cakes. For another $10.80++, you can get a ring of cheesy sauce to pair them with. Toss them right into the bubbling pot of army stew, and then coat them in layer after layer of molten cheese.
Check out our full review of Dookki..
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Dookki is not halal-certified but they do not serve pork or lard.
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10. Korean Fusion BBQ
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Korean Fusion BBQ is nestled in Dunlop Street, relatively hidden compared to the other restaurants. You’ll need to head up a tiny flight of stairs to reach the restaurant, revealing a modernised, trendy interior, complete with graffiti walls and Korean idol pinups.
The adult price is $29.80+ for a weekday lunch and $33.80+ for a weekday dinner. The KBBQ joint has rather unique meats for grilling, like Bak Kwa Bacon, Lychee Pork Belly, and Curry Chicken.This KBBQ restaurant is also open till 2am, so you’ll easily be able to fulfill your late-night cravings.
Address: 5 Dunlop Street, #02-00, Singapore 209335
Opening hours: Sun-Thurs 11:30am to 11:30pm, Fri-Sat 11:30am to 2am
Tel: 9232 2367
Korean Fusion BBQ is not a halal-certified eatery.
11. 2D1N Soju Bang
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2D1N Soju Bang is a two-storey restaurant located along Tanjong Pagar Road. The first floor focuses on ala carte items, while the second is where the buffet can be found. The weekday buffet is $25++, whereas the weekend is priced at $27++.
Each buffet lasts 90 minutes and includes dishes such as kimchi and seafood pancakes, soup, and ramyeon, and all the classic KBBQ meat.
Address: 46 Tanjong Pagar Road, Singapore 088467
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 5pm to 1am, Sat-Sun 11am to 3pm, 5pm to 1am
Tel: 6227 6033
2D1N Soju Bang is not a halal-certified eatery.
12. Captain Kim
Located in Tampines, Captain Kim is a Muslim-friendly Korean BBQ and hotpot buffet, offering over 60 varieties of food at affordable prices. The weekday lunch buffet is priced at $18.90++ per personand $28.90++ for weekends. The dinner buffet is priced at $28.90++ on weekdays and $29.90++ on weekends. While waiting for the meat to cook, check out their ready-to-eat section, which has glass noodles, tteokbokki, and truffle fries.
Check our Captain Kim review here!
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Captain Kim is a halal-certified eatery.
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Another affordable option is SSAK3, which serves a wide variety of meat, stews, soju, and beer for a full Korean BBQ experience. Their buffet starts at $29.90+ per adult, at dinnertimes, from Monday to Thursday.
For ala carte orders, pork lovers can go for their SSAK3 Set ($50++), which serves up to three people and includes a variety of pork and beef.
Check out our SSAK3 review here!
Address: 231 Bain Street, #02-01, Bras Basah Complex, Singapore 180231
Opening hours: Wed-Mon 11:30am to 3:30pm, 5pm to 10:30pm
Tel: 6336 4476
SAK3 is not a halal-certified eatery
14. Danji Korean BBQ
Those living in the East can head over to Danji Korean BBQ for all-you-can-eat Korean dishes at affordable prices. For lunch, expect to spend $19.90++ per adult on weekdays. Dinner on both weekdays and weekends will set you back $27.90++. There are over 40 items on the menu, spanning sides such as tteokbokki and house-made kimchi, as well as bossam pork, to meats and seafood. We recommend their wine-marinated pork belly, which is grilled to extra-tender ends, and the sweet-salty beef bulgogi.
Address: 188L Tanjong Katong Road, #01-01, Singapore 437156
Opening hours: Tue-Fri 5:30pm to 10pm
Tel: 6348 1244
Danji is not a halal-certified eatery.
15. Hello Korean BBQ
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Get unlimited K-BBQ at Hello Korean BBQ, a restaurant conveniently located near City Hall. The buffet is priced at $33.90++ per adult, and is available from 5:30pm on weekdays, as well as for lunch and dinner on Saturday. The menu here is lean, with a focus on different types of pork collar and belly, as well as chicken and prawns available for the buffet. If you’d like side dishes, including tteokbokki and ramyeon, it’ll cost you $5 a dish. For those who want beef to go with their barbecue feast, you’ll have to order off the ala carte menu, though buffet diners get 50% off.
Address: 45/46 Circular Road, Singapore 049400
Opening hours: Daily 11:30am to 2pm, 5:30pm to 10pm
Tel: 6438 6651
Hello Korean BBQ is not a halal-certified eatery.
16. Gangnam Story
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Seafood lovers, head down to Gangnam Story for your barbecue and hotpot fix. The Orchard eatery prides themselves on the quality of their offerings, where diners can enjoy a wide variety of fresh seafood, from prawns to crabs, and premium meats, as part of the buffet. You pay $24.90++ per adult for weekday lunch, and get to enjoy their two-in-one buffet till you’re stuffed.
Address: 181 Orchard Road, #08-04/05, Orchard Central, Singapore 238896
Opening hours: Daily 12pm to 11pm
Tel: 8799 6061
Gangnam Story is not a halal-certified eatery.
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This post was originally published on 17 May 2018.
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