If you’re looking for a unique setting for your end-of-year function or a festive get-together with friends, then look no further than Korean barbecue! Find out why we think a night out at your local Korean barbecue restaurant will be your best Christmas party yet.
Korean barbecue is loud, lively, and a great way to unwind, making it ideal for festive gatherings with a large group – no one will look askance if things get noisy! Finish off your meal with a round of karaoke to end the year on a high note.
Barbecues act as a social hub, and Korean barbecue is no different. Watch everyone relax as they take it in turns to flip meats on the communal grill. It sure beats a stuffy cocktail part.
Booking Korean barbecue for a work or social party won’t break the budget. Korean restaurants generally offer a range of menus and banquet packages at different price points, with the opportunity to splurge on expensive seafood options if you really want to impress.
It’s the festive season, so chances are your guests will want to indulge in a drink (or a few!). Korean barbecue is the ideal booze food, and as your guests will be consuming a substantial meal while they imbibe, it’s a good way to ensure things don’t get out of hand too quickly. Serve crisp beers and soju rice wine cocktails to start, before moving onto a tempranillo or GSM red wine for the meatier dishes.
Arranging menus for a group can be tricky these days, due to allergies and diet choices. As it’s generally free of gluten and dairy, Korean barbecue can be a great option for those with dietary needs – simply include an order of unmarinated meats (as the marinades may contain gluten), steer clear of soy sauce dressings and, for lactose-intolerant, highlight any dishes that contain cheese. As always, it’s best to chat with the restaurant in advance to advise of any requirements.
For tips on booking Korean barbecue for a group, read our handy guide to Korean restaurants in Australia. Or, go all out and host your own Korean barbecue at home.
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