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Turn up the Heat: Korean Barbecue Restaurants in Australia

If you like to get hands on some delicious BBQ with a dash of sizzle when you go out to eat, why not try the ever delectable Korean barbecue for your next dining adventure? Screech your wheels to a halt as we bring to you some of the best Korean restaurants in Australia.

Korean barbecue restaurants in Australia

Here are 10 Korean barbecue restaurants in Australia:

Guhng, Melbourne

Spread over three floors, Gunhg boasts stylish interiors, tables with charcoal barbecues, and top-quality ingredients, such as wagyu beef, abalone and premium lamb cutlets. Try the galbi pork belly marinated for 72 hours in soy, garlic, onion and plum.

Mrs Kim’s Grill, Carnegie

A contemporary restaurant in Melbourne’s southeast, Mrs Kim’s Grill offers affordable set menus with a choice marinated beef ribs, chilli pork belly, soy lamb ribs or chilli chicken, plus side dishes with a twist, such as tomato and avocado salsa, or kimchi tacos.

Hwaro Korean BBQ Restaurant, Melbourne

Visit this funky eatery on Little Bourke Street for smoky, charcoal-grilled meats, authentic kimchi and banchan (side dishes). The staff at Hwaro Korean BBQ Restaurant will cook the meats for you, then cut them up into bite-sized pieces.

Maru Korean BBQ, Brisbane

In Brisbane’s CBD, head to Maru for tender wagyu short rib, ox tongue and pork belly. Other traditional dishes include bibimbap, hot pot and fried chicken. To drink, there’s imported soju spirit and blackberry wine.

Hanwoori BBQ Buffet, Brisbane

Clean, modern and spacious, Hanwoori is a popular choice for Korean buffet in Brisbane. Barbecue favourites include brisket, baby octopus and beef belly, plus there’s a salad bar loaded with vibrant vegetables.

Funnyfunny, Brisbane

It may have a funny name, but this Brisbane restaurant and bar, Funnyfunny means business. Kick off your meal with a round mandoo dumplings or a kimchi pancake, then order bulgogi beef and pork jowl to grill at your table.

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Madang Korean BBQ, Sydney

For standout Korean barbecue in Sydney, make a beeline for Madang. The BBQ Modeum is perfect for two people, and it includes bulgogi, ox tongue, chicken, pork, prawns octopus and mussels.

Se Jong Korean BBQ Buffet, Campsie

In Western Sydney, hit up the buffet at Se Jong Korean Buffet BBQ to stock up on marinated beef, fresh prawns, mussels, calamari and vegetables, which you then cook back at your table. It’s all you can eat, so be sure to bring an appetite.

Bulgogi BBQ Restaurant, Perth

Cook up a storm at Bulgogi BBQ Restaurant in East Perth. Charcoal grills are set into the table, so you and your friends can take it in turns to play chef. Just don’t burn the meat!

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Paradise Korean Charcoal BBQ, Gold Coast

A slice of Seoul on the Gold Coast, Paradise Korean Charcoal BBQ offers authentic DIY grilling over hot coals. Choose a meal set or select your favourite cuts of beef, pork, chicken, prawn and scallop, either marinate or plain.

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