REVIEW: 6 Korean BBQ places in Singapore to satisfy your meat cravings

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Some days when you crave for copious amounts of pre-marinated meat, the first thing that pops up in my mind is Korean BBQ. And I think most of us can agree that Korean BBQ is a once-in-a-while affair, because too much in a short span is a cause for meat coma and meat sweats.

8 Korean BBQ

Let's start on the slightly pricier scale. Famous for their 8 colour sets, which consists of 8 different flavours of pork belly, 8 Korean BBQ also serves up some pretty tasty bingsu. That's like the Korean version of ice kacang for those of you who are unacquainted.

For the full 8 colour set it'll cost you about $98 and for the 4 colour set (you get to choose 4 flavours) it'll cost you about $58. Other meats like the ribeye steak, will cost you by weight. 200g of meat will cost you about $38. Once you're done make sure you check try their bimbimbap bingsu, which is a bingsu that's been disguised as a bimbimbap.

Address
6 Eu Tong Sen Street
#02-79/90 The Central

Super Star K Korean BBQ Restaurant

Super Star K is one of the few Korean BBQ restaurants to use charcoal as the source of heat for cooking. Apart from their buffet menu which mainly consists of different types of meat like beef, pork and chicken, they also have an a la carte menu.

Your meat for the buffet can range from $18 to $35 depending on what you get. Most of the chicken options like spicy or soy sauce chicken fall under the $18 category along with pork options like pork bulgoggi or pork belly. The more expensive options are beef, starting at $28 for a plate of grilled beef brisket and $35 for beef ribs.

Address
75 Tanjong Pagar Rd
Singapore 088496

Blue Garden Korean BBQ Buffet

Located on the ground floor of Link Hotel in Tiong Bahru, Blue Garden Korean BBQ offers an all-you-can-eat buffet for $19.90+ during lunch and $26.90+ during dinner. Pretty good pricing considering it's an all-you-can-eat.

The meat here is known for its high quality, according to my friends, and the free flow of sides (including kimchi pancakes, Korean spicy rice cakes aka ddukbokkie (my fav), and a pretty awesome kimchi variety) are definitely a bonus.

Address
50 Tiong Bahru Road
#01-07 Link Hotel Singapore

2D1N Soju Bang Korean Restaurant

Tucked away in Tanjong Pagar, this KBBQ is probably one of the most popular ones out there, so brace yourselves for the long queue that usually forms during lunch and dinner time.

The pricing here is rather standard, $22 per adult and you'll have access to all the meat that you desire. If the buffet is not enough for you, they offer an ala carte selection as well.

Address
46 Tanjong Pagar Rd
#01-01

I'm Kim Korean BBQ

Conveniently located at School Of The Arts (SOTA), it's a popular spot for students because of its super affordable price range. Go for lunch on a weekday and have an all you can eat KBBQ for only $14.

Even if you can't make it for lunch, dinner on the weekends is only going to cost you $24.90. Very worth it if you ask me. Oh, and did I mention that you'll get some slightly more premium meats during dinner?

Here's a more detailed price range throughout the week:

Lunch
Mon to Fri: $14++ (adult) $9++ (kid)
Sat, Sun & PH: $24++ (adult) $18++ (kid)

Dinner
Mon to Fri: $22.90++ (adult) $18++ (kid)
Fri & Sun, Eves & PH: $24.90++ (adult) $18++ (kid)

Address
1 Zubir Said Dr
Singapore 227968

Ssikkek Korean Grill BBQ Buffet

If you are not salivating by now, then maybe a $12 Korean BBQ buffet meal might do it for you. It really couldn't get any cheaper than that. Being the sister restaurant to the above, 2D1N Soju Bang, serves up meats that are just as quality as Ssikkek.

If you're in a rut on where to go, and if you don't want to queue up for half an hour then this Korean BBQ won't let you down.

Lunch
Weekday: $12.00+
Weekend: $22.00+

Dinner
Weekday/Weekend: $22.00+

Address
275 Thomson Road
#01-01/02 Novena Ville

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