The popularity of Korean BBQ has really exploded across Australia in recent years and nowhere is this more evident than in Canberra. Throughout the city there are some excellent venues that serve up an exotic range of flavoursome meals in very vibrant settings. All with a healthy dash of showmanship, theatre and flair. The best Korean BBQ in Canberra is a very hotly contested mantle, but it is one that any of the international cuisine restaurants below can easily lay claim to.
Located at the Petrie Plaza, KorBQ is a contemporary Korean BBQ restaurant that fuses Asian and western cooking techniques, ingredients and recipes to create a unique dining experience in the nation’s capital. Run by a young and enthusiastic team of passionate food loving professionals, the vibe here is laid back and buzzy. Open for lunch and dinner their menu features a range of Korean-Japanese fusion, Korean-western fusion and of course, Traditional Korean dishes. Beautifully presented, they are as innovative as they are delicious.
For the best Korean BBQ in Canberra its hard to look past The Tasty Hill. Situated on Moore Street, it hasn’t been opened all that long, but it has already developed an outstanding reputation for gastronomic excellence. Presenting a beautiful fusion of different ethnic cuisines, this fine dining restaurant specialises in Korean Charcoal BBQ. The quality of their wagyu beef is exceptional and they also offer a great range of pork and chicken dishes as well. All of which are bursting with intense flavours.
Tucked away in Garema Place, over on Bunda Street, Chez Kimchi is a fabulous Korean BBQ spot that specialises in 14 different styles of Korean fried chicken. Known for its generous portion size and reasonable prices, that represent excellent value-for-money, this restaurant in Canberra is always busy. But as the food is so good here you shouldn’t mind the wait. Despite being known for their chicken; their spicy seafood noodle soup is absolutely sensational. While their bibimbap is also very noteworthy too
Priding themselves on being an inclusive eatery for the people of Canberra, B ONE Restaurant is a stalwart on the local dining scene. Presenting an exotic menu of sumptuous Asian Fusion dishes like dim sum & satay, in a fun and vibrant setting, one of the best things about the restaurant is that it stays open until 1 AM every day of the week. So if those late night hunger pangs hit you can always go there for a late-night feed!
Run by a husband and wife team called Anthony and Lolita, Gami Chicken and Beer presents a wonderful menu of mouthwatering Korean-style fried chicken, as well as a great range of craft beer too. Another provider of Korean BBQ in Canberra, that is based on Bunda Street, the atmosphere in this halal certified restaurant is casual, warm and friendly. Made from a delicious mix of 17 herbs and spices, their signature Gami chicken is inspired from a time honoured family chicken recipe.