Best Korean Restaurants In KL
Have you ever watched a K-drama scene where they eat Korean food in a such passionate way that makes you want to try them too? Don’t worry we’ve got your back, you don’t have to go to Korea for their dishes because the best Korean Restaurants can be found in KL too! Read on to find out our top 11 Best Korean Restaurants in KL!
1. Po Cha Korean BBQ
A hidden gem in Ampang, Po Cha Korean BBQ is owned by an elderly Korean couple that has been operating for quite some time now. The place is a little bit difficult to find as it does not have a proper signboard. The food is 100% home-cooked and the place’s ambiance will make you feel like you are in one of the oldest restaurants in Korea! 😊
Address: No. 15, Jalan Sulaiman 3, Taman Putra Sulaiman, 68000 Ampang, Selangor
Operating hours: Monday – Sunday, 4.30 pm – 10.30 pm
2. Donkas Lab
Famous for its pork cutlet, Donkas Lab is one of the best Korean restaurants in KL that you must try! Located in Sunway Geo Avenue, this place has been operating since 2018 by three Korean brothers. Other than their pork cutlet, customers also recommended their Jampong, Kimchi Jigae, Jajang Myun, BBQ Pork, and Topokki.
Address: A1-02-01 Sunway Geo Avenue, Jalan Lagoon Selatan, Bandar Sunway, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor
Operating hours: Monday – Sunday, 11 am – 9.30 pm
3. Daorae Korean BBQ Restaurant
This is one of the longest-running Korean BBQ restaurants in Malaysia! Daorae Korean BBQ Restaurant is located in several places in Klang Valley, so wherever you are in Klang Valley, you could try it without having to travel too far. If you are planning to dine in, you must try the Naengmyeon with a combination of meat platters.
Address: 8C, Jalan USJ 10/1j, Usj 10, 47620 Subang Jaya, Selangor
Operating hours: Monday – Sunday, 11.30 am – 3.00 pm, 5.30 pm – 11 pm
4. Kung Jung Korean Restaurant
An authentic Korean restaurant that maintains its tradition but at the same time embraces a modern twist. The restaurant is located in Lorong Binjai, Kuala Lumpur and it is super easy to find parking spots here not to mention the place is a walking distance from Ampang Park LRT. Kung Jung specialty is it does both BBQ and plated dishes so you would have a variety of choices.
Address: Lot No 3.1 Level 3 PNB Perdana, Lorong Binjai, Kuala Lumpur
Operating hours: Monday – Saturday, 11.30 am – 2pm, 5.30 pm – 9.30 pm
Closed on Sundays
5. HAN Modern Korean Grill
Previously known HAN Wa Dam, HAN Modern Korean Grill is located at Jalan P. Ramlee, Kuala Lumpur. This restaurant’s specialty is Korean grills where you can order various types of meat with premium cuts. Not a fan of grill? Don’t worry, you can also enjoy stews and rice dishes here! You’ll find yourself comfortable here as they have a spacious dining space and each table has a good set-up of barbecue burner.
Address: First Floor, Menara Hap Seng, 1, Jalan P. Ramlee, Kuala Lumpur
Monday – Friday, 11.30 pm – 2.30 pm, 5 pm – 10 pm
Saturday, 5 pm – 10 pm
Closed on Sundays
6. Gangnam88 Korean BBQ Restaurant
Bringing Korean favourite to Malaysia, Gangnam88 Korean BBQ Restaurant has four outlets in Selangor and Ipoh. Their first outlet is in Solaris Mont Kiara, Kuala Lumpur and they started in 2012. This Korean BBQ restaurant offers numerous types of BBQ sets that you can choose from. Recommended by customers, the portion is large to enjoy and besides that, you must try other outstanding dishes like Bulgogi, Kimchi Jjigae, Jajang noodle, and Bibimbap.
Address: No. 1-1, Jalan Solaris 3, Solaris Mon’t Kiara, Off, Jalan Kiara, Kuala Lumpur
Tuesday – Saturday, 11 am – 10 pm
Sunday, 11.30 am – 10 pm
Closed on Mondays
Craving for a Korean BBQ buffet? Onsemiro is the right place for you! Malaysians are so used to Japanese buffets, that sometimes having a Korean spread for a meal sounds so tempting! You’ll experience only fresh, quality ingredients here for all of their dishes. The buffet consists of Korean authentic dishes such as Korean grilled meat, Kimchi soup, stir-fried Japchae, stir-fried beef slices with onions & vegetables, and many more! It’s definitely one of the best Korean restaurants in KL!
Address: Jln Tun Razak, Kampung Datuk Keramat, Kuala Lumpur
Operating hours: Monday – Sunday, 11 am – 10 pm
8. Saw Ma Eul BBQ
Take yourself out for a Korean meal with friends and family at Saw Ma Eul BBQ! This restaurant is located at Jalan Solaris 4 and the space is usually quite packed. The best thing about this place is that you’ll get to be hands-on with your food compared to other BBQ places especially when you order rice balls where you’d be given a pair of gloves which you will use to shape the rice balls yourself! Recommended by the customers, you must try their tender pork belly and shoulder.
Address: No.1, GF 1-1, 1-2, 1-3, Jalan Solaris 4, Solaris Mont Kiara, Kuala Lumpur.
Monday – Tuesday, 4 pm – 12 am
Wednesday – Sunday, 12 pm – 12 am
A simple Korean restaurant that serves mouth-watering Jajangmyeon! Approved by Koreans in the area, Desa Sri Hartamas. Their Jajangmyeon sauce is thick and filled with tasty minced pork. You could also share a large bowl of Jajangmyeon with 2-3 people and don’t forget to eat with some radish pickles! Apart from Jajangmyeon, you should try their other popular dishes such as fried pork with sweet and sour sauce as well as stir-fried chicken with hot sauce.
Address: 16, Jalan 24/70a, Desa Sri Hartamas, Kuala Lumpur
Thursday – Tuesday, 11 am – 9 pm
Closed on Wednesdays
10. Uncle Jang Korean Restaurant
Uncle Jang Korean Restaurant is one of the top choices for people to fulfill their cravings for Dak-Galbi. Dak-Galbi also known as spicy Korean stir fried chicken is a comfort food for those who love Korean dishes. The restaurant offers two options of Dak-Galbi, spicy and non-spicy and the staff will help you to prepare the dish. You’ll also get to enjoy the free flow of Kimchi here at this best Korean restaurant in KL!
Address: 3rd Floor, No. 11 – 3, Jalan Solaris 1, Solaris Mont Kiara, Kuala Lumpur
Operating hours: Monday – Sunday, 11.30 am – 10 pm
11. Lee Ga Korean Noodles Restaurant
Calling for Korean noodle lovers! Lee Ga Korean Noodles Restaurant offers cold noodles in different broths such as Bibim Naengmyeon (spicy soup), Mul Naengmyeon (soup made with radish Kimchi and beef stock), and Hoe Naengmyeon (cold noodles served with raw stingray). The noodle made using potato and sweet potato starch which makes the texture bouncy and chewy.
Address: 34G, Jalan 27/70a, Desa Sri Hartamas, Kuala Lumpur
Operation hours: Wednesday – Sunday, 9.30 am – 3 pm, 5 pm – 9 pm
Closed on Tuesdays