13 May 2005

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Korean Restaurant Listings In Singapore

extracted from : the sunday times, 8 may 2005

out of the 20 or so korean restuarants here, korean expatriates recommend the following for their quality and authenticity.

Crystal Jade Ginseng Chicken & BBQ
#04-20 Ngee Ann City
Tel : 6733 3229

A joint between the crystal jade group and a korean partner, this small eatery is helmed by a hong konger who has cooked in the territory's korean restaurant for over 20 years. Korean expatriates like the boiled sliced pork soup with cabbage ($26) and ginseng chicken soup ($25).

Haebok
#02-02 Furama Riverfront Hotel
Tel : 6735 4440

Opened by korean owner Hwang Sang Young's mother in 1993, it is trusted by koreans for its reliable menu. try the barbecue beef ($18), seafood pancake ($12) and chuncheon chicken barbecue ($16).

Ju Shin Jung
27 West Coast Highway (Opposite Haw Par Villa)
#01-18/19 YESS Centre
Tel : 6464 0872

This spacious restaurant claims to be the first here to specialist in Korean charcoal barbecue, which comes with over 10 side dishes and free refills. Its 3 korean chefs also offer cold noodles, pancakes and raw beef. Price for the barbecue range from $20 (for pork belly and chicken) to $30 (for beef) per person.

Ko Ryo Jeong
#02-59 International Plaza
Tel : 6324 3121

The food must be authentic when as much as 70% of the restaurant is filled with korean expatriates. Its 2 korean chefs don't hold back on the chilli to suit local tastebuds. Try the fried octopus ($20) and beancurd fried with kimchi ($25).

Manna
101-109 Telok Ayer Street
Tel : 6227 7425

This 250-seater offers over 60 traditional dishes. Business has been so brisk that it always has two food stalls at the Takashimaya Shopping Centre and Millenia Walk food-courts. Try the hot stone bibimbap ($16) and spicy octopus ($22).

Sa Rang Bang
76 Amoy Street
Tel : 6736 2003

Formerly located in Martin Road, this restaurant has shifted to Amoy Street and will only start business on Tuesday. Korean-owned, its famous for its ginseng chicken soup ($25). Try also its pork belly barbecue ($20) and kimchi soup ($18).

Se Ra Bel
#04-01 Furama Hotel
Tel : 6535 0336

Opened for 16 years, this korean-owned restaurant can sit 230 diners and has 4 private tatami rooms. It is famous for its spare-rib barbecue ($26), spicy soup steamboat ($30 for 2 persons) and ginseng chicken soup ($20).

 

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