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Restaurant Tour 22: KoBa Korean Restaurant

Restaurant Tour 22: KoBa Korean Restaurant

KoBa is a high-end Korean restaurant quietly tucked away in the corner of Rathbone Street, one of the best-kept secrets in Fitzrovia. Many Koreanphiles in-the-know will traverse down the street when they have a craving for some premium KBBQ. The name KoBa stands for Korean Barbecue, so the KBBQ meats are understandably its flagship specialty. […]

Restaurant Tour 21: Jingogae restaurant in New Malden

Restaurant Tour 21: Jingogae restaurant in New Malden

It isn’t easy to bring a charcoal fire to a table of non – Korean customers in England. To engage those to the unusual sight there has to be an absolute attraction factor in the taste. There is one place in London that has captured both the people’s sight and tastebuds and stands as the […]

Restaurant Tour 20: Kokoryeo Korean Restaurant

Restaurant Tour 20: Kokoryeo Korean Restaurant

The geography of restaurants run by Koreans in London can be pin-pointed to two areas: New Malden, better known as ‘Korean Town’ and Central London, which currently holds over one hundred restaurants. Taking into consideration that over half of the restaurants serve Japanese, Chinese and European cuisine, the number of Korean restaurants in London then […]

Restaurant Tour 19: Hangukgwan Korean Restaurant in New Malden

Restaurant Tour 19: Hangukgwan Korean Restaurant in New Malden

As soon as one steps into Hangukgwan an unusual sight, a large aquarium, catches the eye. The aquarium situated at the end of the hall, containing such as lobsters, crabs and soles, is a unique feature of Hangukgwan. This unexpected view draws attention in itself, but the sole catching practice, carried out live in front […]

Restaurant Tour 18: Korea Garden in New Malden

Restaurant Tour 18: Korea Garden in New Malden

The leading governmental agency in promoting Korean food, the AT named him the ‘star chef of Korean cuisine’. With an immigration history of fifty years, Koreans in London need a star chef, capable to introduce Korean food and make it more approachable. Not only will such a figure increase customer numbers in Korean restaurants in […]

Restaurant Tour 17: Sorabol Korean Restaurant in New Malden

Restaurant Tour 17: Sorabol  Korean Restaurant in New Malden

It is difficult to find a restaurant that serves traditional Korean Food thousands of miles away from its place. It is also difficult to find food that is not wavered by the ever changing ‘food fashion’. Sorabol stands out in this sense. Having manned the same position in New Malden for over 20 years, Sorabol […]

Restaurant Tour 16: Cah-Chi Korean Restaurant in Raynes Park

Restaurant Tour 16: Cah-Chi Korean Restaurant in Raynes Park

When the Wimbledon tennis season arrives there is one particular Korean restaurant that is busier than ever. Located near Wimbledon, Cah-Chi offers various Korean dishes such as Bulgogi, Galbi and Ojinguh-bokggeum. It is not rare to see famous football players from Premier league teams including Chelsea and Tottenham, at this site. Such acclaim has led […]

Restaurant Tour 15: Asadal Korean Restaurant in Holborn

Restaurant Tour 15: Asadal Korean Restaurant in Holborn

Situated under the same roof as the Holborn station in central London, Asadal’s 120 spacious seats are always filled with Londoners, predominantly business people working in City. Holborn, in the heart of the business sector of London, is easy to find, with the Picadilly and Central Tube lines running through the station. In effect, Asadal […]

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