Best Korean Restaurant in Kota Kinabalu

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Ah, Korean restaurants have seem to have rooted themselves quite comfortably among the appetite of the locals here. Apart from the Western and European dishes scattered all over, this Asian cuisine has also made its presence known, forming choices abound. Be it for their signature BBQ style dining, or individual meals ranging from traditional dishes to more conventional and fusion dishes. Looking for some Korean restaurants here in Kota Kinabalu, fret not!

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    Koryo-JeongNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    Well, you can’t just escape the tie between Korean and BBQ in a restaurant. Here you will find a combination of ala carte and BBQ dishes, giving you the flexibility to dine in as a group or individually. Opt for their bibimbap for a beautifully prepared bowl of this Korean staple, where for some sizzling action, you’re in for some fresh, homemade ingredients. 

    Tips

    Ask for recommendations if you’re unsure.

    Things to expect

    A higher price to pay here.

    Best with

    Bibimbap

    Price

    RM12.00 to RM50.00

    Koryo-Jeong Korean Restaurant View restaurant

    Warisan Square, A-G-18, Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens, Kota Kinabalu, 88000 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia, 88000, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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    088448860

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    11:00AM—10:00PM
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    Hi Seoul RestaurantNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    Owned and managed by a native Korean, you can surely expect some authentic flavours here. From simple and homey dishes like steamed eggs and kimbap to more robust and refined BBQ pork, bibimbap, and noodles; the variety doesn’t fall off too far too. For those who seeks some fusion dishes, look out for their Korean pizza too. 

    Tips

    You can request for a particular side dish if preferred.

    Things to expect

    Service can be slower with bigger crowds.

    Best with

    Cheese Kimbap

    Price

    RM10.00 to RM40.00

    Hi Seoul Korean Restaurant View restaurant

    45a, Jalan Teluk Likas, 88400 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia, 88400, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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    088252326

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    07:00AM—10:00PM
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    The Korean Club RestaurantNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    Remodeled from an old bungalow, this Korean restaurant is surely a refreshing take away from run off the mill ones. The antique vibe given out by the restaurant does enhances the experience a tad bit more, but what leads the way is the food. From homey delights like their kimbap to more filling rice dishes like a stone bowl bibimbap.

    Tips

    Sit outside for a nicer view.

    Things to expect

    A higher priced place.

    Best with

    Kimbap

    Price

    RM10.00 to RM50.00

    The Korean Club Restaurant View restaurant

    Jalan Aru, Tanjung Aru, 88100 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia, 88100, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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    088232213

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    12:30PM—10:00PM
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    Buga Korean RestaurantNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    Accompanied by a breezy view of the waterfront, Buga Korean Restaurant is the perfect place if you’re looking for both the Eastern delight and a settling panorama scene. As per usual, the marinated meats here are some of the most sought after; teasing your palate with umami sensations and scrumptious textures. Plus, free refills of appetizers are always great! 

    Tips

    The second floor has a nice view.

    Things to expect

    A relaxing and chilling place.

    Best with

    Jeyuk Bokkum (Marinated Pork)

    Price

    RM10.00 to RM40.00

    Buga Korean Restaurant View restaurant

    Lorong Gomantong 1, 88000 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia, 88000, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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    088251222

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    10:00AM—02:00AM
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    The Bab’s Korean BBQNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    Tucked away from all the hustle and bustle of the town, hidden amidst the lush greeneries of the golf course is a hidden Korean restaurant that puts the sizzles in the hole. Whipping up fresh dishes like marinated pork to ambrosial servings of bulgogi, it truly is the full Korean experience. Side dishes come in generous portions too, ensuring everyone gets a taste. 

    Tips

    The place might be a bit inconspicuous.

    Things to expect

    Set menus for groups of diners.

    Best with

    Korean Pancake

    Price

    RM20.00 to RM120.00

    The Bab's Korea BBQ View restaurant

    Lot 8, Golf Driving Range, Kompleks Sukan, Jalan Istiadat & Stadium Likas, 88400, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
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    088230130

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    11:00AM—11:00PM
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